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Bootyful Baby Shower Decoration Ideas

Nappy wreath

Wanting a little inspiration for some baby shower decoration ideas? Or wondering what to do to bring a little fun to an upcoming baby themed party?

We had the pleasure of providing decor for a yummy mummy’s baby shower. We created a few handmade, decorative bits and bobs full of colour. Including a nappy wreath, lace bunting, pink tissue blossom tree and nail varnish favours.

It was a beautiful afternoon full of laughter, cake and baby clothes galore! If you have an upcoming party you’d like some creative decor ideas for we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch here.

Baby shower decoration ideas pink nappy wreath
A nappy wreath made of nappies, pink tissue paper, baby footprint ribbon and a pair of pumps to finish it off!
lace bunting Baby shower decoration ideas
Lace bunting watched all the guests enjoy all the cake
Baby shower bunting Baby shower decoration ideas
White lanterns are great for decorating and add a wow factor to any space
pink pom poms Baby shower decoration ideas
Pink tissue paper pom poms are easy to make and add a little colour to the room
drinks dispenser lemonade stand Baby shower decoration ideas
Our lemonade stand with matching pink straws, yummy cakes and our lace and pink bunting
pink blossom tree Baby shower decoration ideas
We made a display using branches and tissue paper to create the blossom effect
dont say baby game Baby shower decoration ideas
Don’t say baby game, give everyone 3 pegs to begin with, if you say the word baby, the first person to notice gets to take a peg. The person with the most pegs at the end of the event gets a prize.
guess the size of mummys tummy game Baby shower decoration ideas
A classic but a goodie!
flower arrangement in a jar of lemons Baby shower decoration ideas
We created a display of a vase within a vase, using lemons and matching yellow flowers
pink hangers Baby shower decoration ideas
These pink hangers we bought from ebay to hang up the clothes all the guests bought for the bubba
nail varnish favours Baby shower decoration ideas
We made little favours for all the guests, nail varnishes all different shades of pink

Need some help thinking of baby shower decoration ideas, we love helping people get creative with their events. We’ve got a baby themed board on pinterest for other ideas too. Get in touch or check out our catalogue of decor available to hire for your next event.


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Anniversary Gift Idea – Spooning Since…

Looking for an anniversary gift idea? This creative make could be the one.

I created this fancy number to give to the husband as my 2nd wedding anniversary gift. I secretly knew I would appreciate this much more than he would, I also knew my hallway would look that lil’ bit cuter coz of it too! The husband of course is blissfully unaware of my crafty tactics!

Traditionally, 2nd anniversary is cotton, so I wanted to incorporate cotton fabric in there some how and came up with this…

I bought an ikea box frame (£3.50 in white or black), and got 2 spoons personalised by ‘Washed Up Wood’, they can engrave anything you like onto a spoon! Covered the backing of the frame with fabric and held it in place using super glue on the back of the board.

I tied the spoons together using coloured string and then tied this string around the board and made a knot at the back. It held in place naturally due to the tightness of the knot at the back, so no need for glue here.

anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary

I attached a flower to cover the knot on the front of the spoons and placed this into the box frame.

Et voila! The perfect anniversary gift idea!

anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary
anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary
anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary


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Looking for a handmade gift idea? What about this?

If you’re looking for a handmade gift idea, here’s one for a friend or loved one.

Do you like receiving happy mail? Me too, I’ve been given a few packs of beautiful postcards and notelets which I can now send to some of my friends when I want to say hello, or thank you in the post.

I wondered if I could make my own notelet kit for my friend who LOVES sending little cards and notes. So I made this little kit filled with lots of love and decorated paper to use to send to people.

handmade gift idea writing kit

You’ll need:

  • 2 sheets of A4 card
  • Alphabet stickers
  • String
  • Pretty paper
  • Double sided tape

All of these can be bought from most craft shops like Hobbycraft. Take one piece of A4 card and cover it in your decorated paper, I used this pink stripy paper shown in the photo below. Use double sided tape to stick it to the card (I find you get less air bubbles/glue bumps). This will become your cover of your writing kit.

Now lightly score 2 parallel lines where the cover of your book will fold. I made mine to have a spine of about 1 inch thick which is just enough to hold several letters and envelopes.

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

Next take the second sheet of card, hold it landscape, and cut a vertical line down the middle of the card so you end up with 2 equal sizes of A5 card.

Score 4 parallel lines along each sheet of A5 card of where you want the folds for the pocket to be. See the photo below for help on how I folded mine. These 4 fold lines will create a ‘tab’ that will be the actual bit that sticks to the inside cover of your book.

Before you stick it down, cover in your decorative paper, maybe use a different one to the one on the main cover. No need to cover the whole of the tabs as these won’t be seen. I then used double sided tape on the tabs of the pockets, and stuck them down.

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

Once stuck down, I stuck a little bit of string on the inside of each pocket at the bottom which ensures nothing falls out. I used Sellotape for this. You shouldn’t be able to see the string on the outside of the kit.

Next the fun bit… Decorating the letter paper and envelopes! I used my alphabetical stamps, washi tape and some embellishments I had in my craft box. See some ideas you could create…

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making notelet ideas
handmade gift idea writing kit in the making notelet ideas
handmade gift idea writing kit in the making notelet ideas

Then, cut a piece of string to go all the way around your book plus extra to tie a bow. Tie it into position, tying your book firmly shut. Then cut out a rectangle of decorative paper and stick this on top of the string on the front cover, holding the string in position. I then decorated this rectangle personalising it for my friend using lettered stickers and ribbon.

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making
handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

Fill up your writing kit and your sorted! You could add a loop of material to hold a pen if you’re keen. Add stamps to the envelopes and you’re good to go! A lovely little handmade gift idea for any budding writer!

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

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Know a Nutella Lover? They’d love this Nutella gift idea

Nutella gift ideas are great for chocolate lovers, and this one’s a goodie…

Homemade chocolate spread or Nutella as some know it! Yummy.

Homemade gifts always show a value you just can’t get in shops – time. I personally love receiving homemade gifts.

For this I found a gorgeous recipe at Oh Nuts.

It’s fairly simple to make and yummy when you scrape out the bowl afterwards!

Check out the link for all the ingredients you need.

I sterilised jam jars and filled each one leaving a little gap at the top. Cut out some baking paper and placed circles of floral fabric on top and screwed the lid on which kept it all in place.

nutella gift idea

You can find free printable gift tags on various blogs which you can download for free, some you can even edit the text on. Type into google ‘free printable gift tags’ and you’ll open up a whole world of crafty mayhem!

A personal favourite of mine is Lia Griffiths blog, she has beautiful shabby gifts tags

Add the gift tag with some striped string and your good to go! A great Nutella gift idea!

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Look what I saw…

I couldn’t believe my peepers, I was reading a wedding magazine, just casually browsing, turned the page to see an advert for a product I made last year which I blogged back in the summer!

Anyone remember the frame I made for one of my besties who’s a teacher? I framed the first letter of her surname which i made out of crayola crayons.

Well this company in the magazine was selling them for £60! Ker-razy!

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Save yourself some money peeps and get making!

Click here to read the original blog post for anyone who missed it!


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