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22 Baby Shower Favor Ideas

If you’re preparing to host an upcoming baby shower, you want to find memorable favors your guests enjoy and can use in practical ways after the party. The good news is you can find many options at different price points, helping you choose a few that are sure to impress everyone in attendance.

Explore a wide selection of unique baby shower party favor ideas and tips for decorating your items for the special day.

1. Mini Wine Bottles

Mini wine bottle baby shower favors are always a crowd favorite. You may even find mini wine bottles that match or complement the shower’s decor, making them a fun party favor and a piece of the decoration.

You can elevate each bottle by dressing them up with some decorative pieces. Below, we share more ideas for customizing your wine party favors for a baby shower.  

2. Decorative Cookies

Decorative cookies are another perfect choice for a baby shower favor. Many bakers allow you to customize the icing colors and designs, so they can match the decor. Adding custom writing on the cookies can take your favors to the next level.

Some popular cookie shapes include: 

  • Bottles
  • Baby faces
  • Onesies 
  • Baby feet
  • Rattles 
  • Pacifiers

Your guests will love getting these baked goods. They look adorable and taste amazing. Set one by each seat so your guests can enjoy them as soon as they arrive.

3. Mini Planters

Miniature planters make for awesome party favors. Your guests can use them as decorations in their homes or offices. Plus, they add a touch of green to the baby shower’s decor. 

Choosing a plant that’s easy to care for is key — succulents tend to be the best option. They often require infrequent watering and indirect sunlight, making them a beginner-friendly choice.

There are endless options when it comes to planters, so you can find them in various colors and designs. Painting or tying a bow around them can make them feel even more special and suitable for a baby shower.

4. Small Candles

Small candles are often a crowd-pleaser. You can personalize them in many ways. Whether you choose options that have tins or jars, you can add a custom sticker for the special day, and you can tie ribbons around them or add other decorative elements. 

Be sure to choose a popular scent your guests will like. Some of the most common options include:

  • Vanilla
  • Rose
  • Lavender
  • Citrus 

You can also find candles in various unique shapes. If you’re feeling ambitious, you could get crafty and make your own candles for each guest!

5. Mugs or Glasses

Drinking glasses or mugs can make for practical and pleasing party favors. Whether you choose stemless flutes or coffee cups, you can order all kinds of drinkware with custom designs. Adding the baby shower’s date or a special message can be a great way to commemorate the day.

You can even invite the guests to use these glasses during the baby shower and then take them home afterward — maybe you want to toast the guest of honor with a nonalcoholic mixed drink during the shower. If you want to take your party favors to the next level, you can pair each with a miniature wine bottle.

6. Popcorn

Food is always a great choice when it comes to baby shower favors. Popcorn bags are a super simple idea everyone will love. Gourmet popcorn such as chocolate and salted caramel or vanilla and sprinkles can make your favors look especially fancy.

Consider bagging up a few different flavors and letting your guests choose what they want. Adding a bow around each bag is the perfect finishing touch.

You can make the popcorn yourself or opt for store-bought. Either way, popcorn favors tend to be a hit with guests.

7. Mints

Mints can also be a good choice for baby shower favors. They’re simple and practical. Your guests can toss them into their handbags and enjoy them on the go.

You can put your party favor mints into mini tins or baggies. Consider adding a personalized sticker on top if you use tins or adding a decorative bow if you choose baggies. You can set them by every seat or keep them on a table by the door for easy access on the way out.

8. Custom Temporary Tattoos

If you want to do something a little different and playful, consider giving your guests custom temporary tattoos as party favors. Many websites let you choose the tattoo designs, and you can also find some that are specifically baby shower-themed.

Your guests will have a lot of fun applying the tattoos. They’re typically inexpensive, and the options are endless. You could even get the parents-to-be’s faces printed on them!

9. Treat Bags

Everyone loves a delicious dessert or snack mix. Consider bagging up these treats for your baby shower favors and combining them with another favor like mini wine bottles for a yummy pairing. 

You can fill your bags with any of the following treats:

  • Brownies
  • Chocolate covered pretzels
  • Rice Krispy treats
  • Trail mix
  • Candy

These items can be store-bought or homemade. Either way, your guests will enjoy the treats, and you can make them look cute by adding curling ribbons or bows. 

10. Personalized Hand Sanitizer

Everyone can always use hand sanitizer, making it a practical and appreciated favor. Consider adding a personalized label or tying a custom tag around the top.

If it’s within your budget, consider getting hand sanitizer holder keychains so your guests can easily clip them to their bags. Your guests will appreciate the practicality, and you can choose from a wide selection of different scents and colors.

11. Matchboxes

Consider personalized matchboxes if you’re on the hunt for a baby shower favor that’s unique and a little retro. You can add illustrations and text to personalize each box.

These are more popular for wedding favors, but they can work well for baby showers, as well. You can also pair your matchboxes with small candles for a little gift set.

12. Hair Ties

Hair ties can be a cute and easy party favor. You can find baby shower-themed packs that include two to three hair ties on custom cardboard.

Choose colors that go with the shower’s theme. You can find a wide selection of styles and designs. Pairing hair ties with another party favor option may be a good idea, so you can ensure everyone gets a gift they can use.

13. Personalized Chocolate Bars

If you’re looking for a baby shower favor your guests will adore, consider chocolate bars with personalized wrappers. Consider printing out custom labels and wrapping each bar. An even easier alternative is adding a custom sticker to the chocolate bar wrapper.

14. Baking Mix in a Jar

Another fun idea for baby shower favors is baking mix in a jar. These consist of all the pre-measured dry ingredients for a cookie, cake or bar recipe. You can attach a tag with the instructions your guests will need to make the treat at home.

Dress up each jar with a bow or label. Some hosts add a mouthpiece on top of the lid to make the jar look like a baby bottle for the event.

15. Honey Jars

Consider small honey jars if you’re looking for an interesting choice for your party favors. Bee-themed baby showers are growing in popularity, and there are tons of cute puns you can use for each jar, such as:

  • Celebrating the mommy to bee.
  • A little honey is on the way.
  • You’re the bee’s knees. Thank you for coming!

Plus, your guests can recycle and reuse the jars after eating or using the honey.

16. Nail Polish

Nail polish can also be a great favor for a baby shower. You can choose colors that coincide with the party’s theme or the baby’s gender. Consider grabbing a few different shades so your guests can choose one that suits them best.

The bottles don’t have to be full-size, and you can find them in sets to save money. Dress them up by tossing each bottle in a cellophane bag and tying a bow around the top.

17. Personalized Lip Balm

Sticking with the beauty theme, personalized lip balm is another great option for baby shower party favors.

Some brands make specialized gift sets specifically for welcoming a new baby. You can also order lip balms with custom labels to celebrate the special day. Your guests can keep the lip balm in their cars or their handbags and use it for months to come.

18. Keychains

Keychains are a cute and playful way to celebrate your baby shower. Many options are available, from heartwarming inspirational quotes to rainbows to tiny teddy bears.

Every time your guests see the keychain, they’ll think back to your amazing event. If you have the budget and want to elevate your keychain favors even more, consider adding a personalized touch, such as an initial key charm to each.

19. Custom Coasters

Custom coasters are a unique option for baby shower favors. You can find various colors and shapes online. Depending on your shower budget, you can choose from cardboard, plastic or glass options.

Add a little message or cute illustration to the coaster. These gifts are practical and take up virtually no space, and your guests can continue to use them at home or the office after the shower.


If you’re on the hunt for an easy and budget-friendly baby shower favor idea, consider giving your guests a special bookmark. You can get them custom-made with something like the date of the shower for the parents-to-be. To elevate the bookmarks, you can thread a decorative ribbon through a hole punch at the top.

21. Memo Pads

Another unique party favor idea is a miniature memo pad. Your guests can toss them in their bags or wallets and use them to jot down ideas on the go. They’re relatively inexpensive, and you can get them custom-made for the shower.

Consider adding miniature pens or pencils so your guests can use everything as a set. There are tons of colors and styles available so finding one that suits the shower’s theme should be easy.

22. Tea Bags

Tea bags make for a delicious and relaxing baby shower favor. Stock up on a few flavors you think the guests will enjoy and make assortments of three to five tea bags. Put them into a tiny drawstring back or decorative pouch for a special touch.

3 Ideas for Decorating Baby Shower Wine Favors

If you’re interested in the wine bottle baby shower favor idea, there are a few ways to make each bottle a little more special! Explore the following suggestions for your shower:

  1. Add a decorative bow: The most straightforward way to dress up a mini wine bottle is to tie a bow around the top. You can use a curling ribbon or a stick-on bow.
  2. Add a custom tag: Another way to make your wine bottle favors pop is to add a custom tag. You can order these online or make them yourself. If you choose to make them yourself, be sure to use sturdy paper.
  3. Bedazzle the bottle: You can use superglue and rhinestones to add a little sparkle to your wine bottle favors. Decorate around the label and add a bow if you want to take your favors to the next level.

Order Your Wine Bottles From Marketview Liquor

If you need wine or other alcoholic beverages for an upcoming baby shower, turn to Marketview Liquor. We’re a national wine retailer that can ship your order right to your door, so you have an array of delicious favors for your next event.

Our knowledgeable staff is here to help you along the way. They understand our products and can help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Whether you want mini bottles or full-size options, we have a wide range of wine varieties to choose from.

Are you interested in ordering online? Shop mini wine bottles from Marketview Liquor today!