A Few Ideas For Baby Shower Crafts
Baby shower crafts are usually tied somehow to the theme of the party, which can
be anything from storks to ducks to stars to teddy bears. Before deciding on what
kind of crafts you would like to ask guests to bring to the party, decide on
a theme and a color scheme for the event. If you are on a budget and you need
baby shower craft ideas, at the very least decorate the party area with a banner
that welcomes the mom. Featuring her picture
in a prominent place is also
a complimentary and flattering practice that makes her feel loved and appreciated
by her friends. Baby shower crafts are well suited to beading projects.
A unique way to identify guests at a party would be to create baby necklaces,
similar to the kind that are worn by babies at the hospital. These kinds of beads,
which have letters on them, can be purchased at a supply store. The idea is that
the necklace boasts the name of the guest
and is worn during the party.
Baby beads can be purchased at most bead and craft supply stores. Sometimes you
can also get beads that are shaped like small toy building blocks.
building block beads suit showers that have an "ABC" or alphabet theme.
Party favors are often home made so they are also considered to be baby shower
crafts. The easiest party favors are constructed out of blue or pink
tulle or netting that is filled with tiny baby bottles, Hershey's kisses, safety
pins hung with good luck charms or other kinds of candies. Gummy bears tied
with a pink or blue net make a nice party favor for guests to take home. Gummy
bears can also be used to decorate a cake. A more elaborate baby shower craft
a great take home gift is an image of a teddy bear
that has been inserted
inside a plastic snow-shaker ornament. These empty snow-shaker ornaments can be
purchased at craft stores.
Suitable baby shower crafts for a nursery rhyme themed shower include a paper
tablecloth decorated with written out nursery rhymes and paper cutouts of popular
nursery rhyme figures decorating the wall. A decorative centerpiece is another
great baby shower craft idea and can be made of "silver bells and cockle
shells" (lilies of the valley and seashells.) Star shaped glitter can be
sprinkled inside the invitation envelopes and also sprinkled around candles
and flower arrangements for a star themed shower.
Stars constructed out of aluminum foil can strung from ceiling fixtures and
white twinkling Christmas lights can be used to enhance the celestial effect.
The color scheme of this shower is usually silver and blue baby shower crafts.
A nice idea is to put a portrait of the mother inside a giant hand-made star
shaped frame and put in a prominent place.
A money tree, which is a tree branch spray-painted gold or silver, can
also be set up at this party and guests are encouraged to tape or pin money
to the tree...
A Unique And Fun Baby Shower Crafts Treat...
This wonderful idea for a baby shower craft is a group activity. It is not for
the shy mom as it involves her lying on the floor, while her friends make a
plaster cast of her pregnant tummy.
The guests mingle and chow down while
the plaster cast dries and before they leave they inscribe their good wishes
for the mommy and the baby on the resulting sculpture.
This party baby shower craft not only makes a hilarious video, but also
leaves mom with a keepsake she can treasure for decades. One caveat:
remember to lay plastic sheeting down on the floor and provide your guests with
aprons or shifts to protect their clothing as things can get kind of messy.
Also make sure that your bathroom is spotless and that mom has plenty of clean
towels, as she may need to take a shower afterwards. This is because Mom's belly
is often prepped for the cast by using copious amounts of Vaseline. No matter
how messy it may seem, trust us when we tell you that this is one of the best
baby shower crafts you can give an expectant mother, as it is an artifact
that she will cherish for years to come.
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