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Container Ideas:

  • Diaper bag

  • Diaper pail

  • Flat basket

  • Football helmet

  • Frisbee

  • Laundry basket

  • Plastic pail

  • Sewing box/basket

  • Toy drum with top removed

  • Toy truck

  • Trunk

  • Wicker hamper
     

Content Suggestions:

  • Baby bath bodywash

  • Baby blanket

  • Baby photo album

  • Baby shampoo

  • Bib

  • Booties

  • Brush and comb set

  • Gift certificate to baby specialty store

  • Lullaby CD

  • Netting sponge

  • Pacifier clip

  • Parenting advice book

  • Plush animal

  • Rattle
     

Decorating Possibilities:

  • Line the bottom of the basket with a baby blanket. Allow one or two corners of the blanket to hang over the edge of the container.

  • Use yellow, pink and blue tissue to make “puffs” between the items in the basket.

  • Wrap the basket with yellow, pink or blue tulle.

  • Take a cloth diaper (or make a fake one out of paper), fold it into a triangle and wrap it around the bottom of the basket (like you’re diapering a baby). Secure with two diaper pins.

  • Place items into a diaper bag – no need to wrap! Stuff paper underneath the items so they are fully displayed, and use ribbons to secure them in place.

  • Tie a baby rattle onto a ribbon so that the rattle hangs on the front of the basket.

  • Top off the basket with a bow made from yellow, pink and blue curling ribbon.

  • Use a Time Capsule theme: include a photo album, picture frames, scrapbook with scrapbooking supplies, growth chart, baby’s keepsake book, or a journal with an elegant pen. Place everything in a nice hatbox or lidded basket.

  • Simple and Inexpensive:  Tied a bib and baby blanket together with a ribbon.  Attach a pacifier or small baby rattle to the bow.

 

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The basket pictured above can be purchased from GiftTree.com

 


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