Free Ideas for Baby Shower Decorations

Putting together a baby shower can get expensive. Any idea that saves money is always welcomed. One way to save is on decorations. While guests enjoy the way decorations set the mood of the party, the truth is they most likely are more focused on the new mother and the fun activities of the party. So chances are nobody will mind if a fortune is spent on the decorations or merely a few dollars. In fact there are many free ideas for baby shower decorations.

When a person thinks free they usually think the result will look cheap, but that is not the case. There are many ways to decorate a baby shower for free and still keep the party looking good. The following list are some free ideas for baby shower decorations.

– Use the gifts brought to the shower as table decorations. As guests arrive they can place their gift at the center of their table. Many times gifts bring decorated bags or nicely wrapped gifts with beautiful bows, all of which look nice as centerpieces. The added bonus is the mom-to-be can unwrap each gift at the table of the guest who brought it so they can witness her reaction first hand and she can thank them without having to yell into a crowd of people.

– Use baby items that the mother can take home afterwards. Items like blankets, bibs, pacifiers or bottles can all be used as decorations. The mom-to- be can then take the items home with here after the shower as a gift from the hostess.

– Use things from the garden. Flowers are a wonderful decoration. If the shower is in a time of year when flowers are in bloom, flowers from the hostess garden can become decorations.

– Be crafty. Many recycled items can be added to with a little paint or other embellishment to create a nice looking decoration. Old candles can be melted down and poured into old tea cups to create new, unique candles that work nicely as a centerpiece.

These ideas are all free, yet all impact as baby shower decorations. It does not take a lot of money to create a beautiful shower. Free ideas for baby shower decorations only take a bit of creative thinking and a little work to look more beautiful than anything that could have been bought. Plus guests and the mom-to-be are surely to appreciate the effort that went into the decorating.

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