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.
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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.
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.