How To Host a Baby Shower on a Budget

With the power of creativity and good friends who are willing to help, planning a baby shower on a budget can be a breeze.

While you may be at the life stage where many friends are having babies or you’re becoming a grandparent, you may find that hosting these soirees can get pricey. Luckily, baby showers are not expected to be too over-the-top events. 

Here are five ways to host a baby shower on a budget:

1. Host at home or online

There’s no need to rent out a fancy venue. Either host at home or ask a friend or family member if you can host at their home.

Go virtual! For those mamas who may live afar, here are 3 tips to hosting a successful virtual baby shower. 

2. Customize inexpensive invitations

The future is now. Send your baby shower invitations via email or create a private Facebook event for all of your guests. To help, we created these free, easy printable invites for you to fill in and send out in a snap. Download them here.

3. Get creative with decorations

Diaper cakes are cute and fairly easy to make with a pack of cloth diapers. Learn how to make a diaper cake with these easy steps.

Another way to do this is to create a garland of Gerber OnesiesⓇ. Order a pack of Gerber OnesiesⓇ and hang them on twine using clothespins. This can double as a decoration and a gift!

4. Print off Games

Whether you’re playing a guessing game or trivia, easily print out these classic baby shower games now. As prizes, we suggest gifting something inexpensive like a candy wrapped in ribbon or a few, easy gift cards.

5. Make it a Potluck

For food, invite friends and family to sign up for a dish for the event. Make sure to setup an area reserved to place the food items with utensils, plates and napkins.

Share memories of your baby shower with us on social media by tagging @gerberchildrenswear in your posts.

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