If you are looking to hold a party on a budget – then these Dollar Store Baby Shower Ideas are for you. Why spend a lot of money on making the perfect celebration, when you can tap into your creative flair and make stunning centerpieces and decorations with little to no money.
1. Carousel Themed
This is the cutest idea for any party. Start with a horse from the dollar store and spray paint in gold. Use a drill to make a hole and insert a pretty striped paper straw. Take a round gold box, this could be an up-cycled gift box for example, spray paint in gold and hot glue the gold horse on top. Add trim such as flowers and beads and you can make these in multiple sizes to really add to the carousel effect. This is such a versatile theme it could be used for many parties such as birthdays and weddings.
2. Gold Bottle Trophy
This is a great prize for baby shower game winners. Purchase some baby bottles and candle holders in your nearest dollar store. Attach with glue and spray paint in gold.
3. Burlap Utensil
Plastic utensils look inviting when placed in dollar store buckets made over with a burlap trim
4. Princess Candy Jars
These candy jars couldn’t be more simple to make from old jars and little crowns glued to the lid. You can easily make them for a boy by getting blue candy and crowns with a blue jewel.
5. Baby Blocks
Cardboard blocks look great for baby showers. You can use cardboard shipping boxes and get wrapping paper from the dollar store.
6. Bottle Shaped Favor Boxes
Make these blottle shaped favor bags by cutting a bottle shape from a regular pink gift bag and add details.
7. Pink Utensils
Rather than leave plastic knives and forks strewn abou, you can make them look pretty for the table by placing them in pink tissue paper and then into mason jars.
8. Green and Purple Themed
Ideal for a spring shower these two colors work great for either a boy or a girl.
9. Princess Sweet Pea Centerpiece
Make the rose ball by purchasing a Styrofoam ball and adding faux roses.
10. Vintage Favor Bag
Transform a plain brown bag by sticking a doily on the front and adding a pretty gold bow.
11. Don’t Say Baby
Get some clothespins and decorate with paint in the color colors of your choosing. Each person pins three to their outfit – if they say baby , steal a pin. The person with the most pins left wins the game.
12. Dollar Store Cake Stands
To make a cake stand– you’ll need plates and candle holders which can all be purchased from the dollar store. Spray paint them the colors you want and glue together.
13. Balloon Trees
Make balloon centerpieces and place them into cute buckets from the dollar store.
14. Name Blocks
15. Glitter Bottles
Capture a touch of elegance without the added cost. Take a brush and dip in elmers glue – paint it on and roll it in a bowl of glitter.
16. Pink Chalkboard Signs
If you are catering for a lot of people then mini chalkboard signs are adoarble to put your table numbers on. Purchase some frames in the dollar store, spray paint pink and add chalkboard paint in the center. This can double up as a favor and guests can use this in their home.
17. Baby Shower Favors
Purchase Poufs from Dollar Store, long lollipop sticks and cellophane bags.
18. Daddy Doody Kit
Fun gift for Daddy!
19. Diaper Raffle Tickets
Whoever brings a pack of diapers, enters in a drawing (tickets) for a prize.
20. Ready to Pop
She’s ready to pop! Inexpensive Baby Shower Game/Gift. Guests guess the number the jar has of gum & whoever guesses the closest wins the jar!