Affordable, Unique Baby Shower Favors for Under a Buck
By Deborah Collins © 2008, All Rights Reserved
Planning a shower on a tight budget may seem like a chore. But don't despair! If you have a little savvy and an Internet connection, you can find affordable, unique baby shower favors for about $0.99. Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to be thrifty without cutting out all the frills. There are plenty of favors available online that will make your baby shower a success without breaking the bank.
Candles make great favors and they can be found in numerous styles that fit any budget. Baby bottle and lollipop-shaped candles are available in both pink and blue. There are also adorable candles shaped like gingerbread boys and girls. And votive candles? You bet! There are countless options to choose from. Search for candleholders bearing everything from beautiful crosses to playful teddy bears. It's possible to find all these types of favors for less than a dollar.
Rather have personalized baby shower favors? Not a problem. Names and dates can be added to most favors for just a few pennies more.
Searching for practical favors for your guests? Then you're in luck. When browsing online, you'll find bookmarks with precious angels, crosses and rubber ducks. Key chains are another great possibility and are available with rocking horses as well as other baby designs. For those who enjoy baking, try cookie cutters in the shapes of baby bottles, teddy bears, horses and stars. Boy- and girl-themed tea bags are another practical choice. You can also look for tins of bath confetti to give your guests a relaxing treat. Miniature picture frames with crosses or pink and blue bears make useful and unique baby shower favors. Think you'll have to spend a lot to get these? Think again. If you find the right site, you can pick up these favors for $0.99 or less.
Creative Doesn't Mean Expensive
There are a wide variety of containers that can be found for $0.50 to $0.65. Heart-shaped mint tins, tins with elegant crosses on top and even adorable, miniature takeout boxes can be purchased for less than you might think. Petite galvanized pails in silver or a variety of other colors (including pink and blue, of course) make nifty holders for all sorts of goodies. Try adding mints, candy or flower seeds to make your favors unique and inexpensive. Once the goodies are gone, your guests can use their containers for storing anything from safety pins to jewelry.
Don't think you have to settle for ordinary favors just because you're on a budget. Unique baby shower favors in a variety of delightful choices can be found online and they won't cost an arm and a leg either. Take some time to surf the Web. You'll be pleasantly surprised at the bargains that await you.
Deborah Collins is Creative Consultant for FavorFavorBaby.com specializing in creative, unique baby shower favors for every budget. Visit them today at http://www.favorfavorbaby.com to browse their huge selection of affordable baby shower favors that will make your big event memorable.