Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Off the Registry: Baby Gift Ideas

When it comes to shopping for baby showers, I find it nearly impossible to stick to the registry. It's all so...practical. And that means the parents-to-be really need that stuff, but it's not nearly as fun to buy as itty bitty shoes or comfy cozy stuffed bunnies. So if you have the room in your budget, I suggest buying one of each: one thing off the registry and one thing that's just for fun, probably overpriced and frivolous, but so cute it makes you squee. That's my happy place; here's some suggestions I found!

Baby Stuff 1


  1. Bestever lamb baby mat, $50 at Bloomingdales.
  2. Aden + Anais "flying dog" sleep swaddle, $25.
  3. Peter Rabbit footed onesie, $30 at Gap.
  4. Striped lion jams, $18 at Gap.
  5. Knitted carrot rattle, $38 at J.Crew.
  6. Classic polka dot dress, $45 at Nordstrom.
  7. Minnetonka baby moccasins, $20 at J.Crew.
  8. Storage basket, $89 at Land of Nod.


Baby Stuff 2


  1. Honey Bunny handmade coat, $149 at Etsy.
  2. Knitted lamb mobile, $89 at Etsy.
  3. Star swaddle blankets, $50 for four.
  4. Stuffed plane, $30 at Sunday in Color.
  5. Mary Jane socks, $28 at Bloomingdales.
  6. Juicy Couture swimsuit, $51 (okay, really, that might be the dumbest investment on here, but it's SO CUTE.)

3 comments:

Heather West said...

I love to make themed gift baskets for baby showers. I always buy several items from the registry and put them with something cute (and preferably monogrammed) from either fun local stores or Etsy.

A Little Slice Of said...

Lovely ideas! Particularly like the carrot rattle, polka dot dress and too cute lamb rattle! Great blog btw :)

marryjohn15 said...

I have quite a few baby showers to go to in the next few months and have been searching for unique gifts! So glad I stumbled on your blog!

And congrats on the new little one! :) baby gift ideas