Hosting a baby shower is a really big job and requires a great deal of time and commitment. So it is always nice to show someone how much their effort means by way of presenting them with a thank you gift.
These days your host may be a woman, a man, a group of friends, or even a couple. We have taken a look
In this article
- How Much Should you Spend On A Hostess Gift?
- When Is the Best Time To Give The Gift?
- 30 Amazing Thank You Gifts For Baby Shower Hostesses
- 1. Personalized Planner
- 2. Hostess Thank You Jewelry
- 3. Organic and Natural Bath Bombs
- 4. Best Friend Wine Tumbler
- 5. Meekio Friendship Pillow
- 6. Primitives Classic Hinged Wood Box
- 7. Stainless Steel Water Bottle
- 8. Scented Candles
- 9. BAMBUSI Cheese Board and Knife Set
- 10. Saavy Naturals Organic Soap Bar Set
- 11. Monogram Tote Bag
- 12. Morfakit Complete Cake Baking Set
- 13. Chocolate Caramel and Crunch Grand Gift Basket
- 14. Amazon Gift Card
- 15. Barnett’s Chocolate Cookies Gift Basket
- 16. Jvvsci Bracelet
- 17. Starbucks Thank You Gift Box
- 18. Beyond Blessed Angels
- 19. Gardiners of Scotland Vanilla Fudge Thank You Tins
- 20. Mug Full Of Gratitude
- 21. Dried Fruit Gift Basket
- 22. Golden State Fruit Thank You Basket
- 23. Artificial Succulent Plants
- 24. Retro Polka Dot Apron
- 25. Personalized Glass Top Jewelry Box
- 26. Personalized Luxor Linen Waffle Bathrobe
- 27. Bath and Body Gift Basket
- 28. SpaLife Pink Hand, Foot, Nail, and Face
- 29. Thank You Wine Label Stickers
- 30. Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Gift Set
- The Final Thought
How Much Should you Spend On A Hostess Gift?
You may feel like you have to spend a small fortune but the truth is no matter how big or small your budget is the gift should be meaningful and really say thank you.
The key to choosing that perfect gift is personalization. Choose something that will appeal to their specific interests and try to avoid the generic thank you gifts. If you are super organized you could even get it monogrammed for them.
When Is the Best Time To Give The Gift?
The best time to give the hostess her gift is at the end of the baby shower and it would be lovely to include a handwritten personal note of thanks and appreciation.
When you send out your formal thank you notes for all your gifts, also send another thank you note to your hostess.
30 Amazing Thank You Gifts For Baby Shower Hostesses
If your hostess is a serial planner then this is the perfect gift for them. In a rich imitation leather with gold foil embossing on the front cover. This planner can be personalized with a message of your choosing.
This company specializes in finding meaningful jewelry gifts for a variety of different people including baby shower hostesses. Each piece can be customized within reason and so can the message that accompanies them.
This set contains 24 bath bombs in a range of colors that are made of organic natural materials and contains a variety of essential oils.
A great gift if your hostess is a wine drinker or even a coffee drinker. it is available in a range of colors and comes with an inspirational message. they also come with a range of messages on so you are sure to find something personal for your amazing hostess.
A thoughtful way to say thank you to a special friend. This pillowcase comes with an inspirational message and is available in a range of different messages. Please note that this is only the pillowcase and does not contain a pillow insert.
Although a very simple gift, it has a beautiful sentiment that reads Good Friends Are Like Stars – You Don’t Always See Them But You Know They’re Always There. This box is hinged so you could always fill it with something small that your hostess loves.
A perfect gift for the hostess who loves to keep fit. This bottle comes with triple-layered insulation and is available in a range of different finishes.
It is also eco-friendly as it contains no BPA and is fully reusable. These bottles are also available in a range of sizes from 9oz, 17 oz, and 25oz.
A 9 oz scented candle that is available in a range of different scents from pumpkin pie spice to Adam and Eve. The candles are all handmade and the proceeds go to help with Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs.
If your hostess is a cheese lover then this cheese tray will be the ideal gift. Made from 100% quality bamboo and comes with a cutlery set for easy slicing of even the hardest cheese.
You could then always add a little selection of cheese and meats for your hostess to enjoy.
These beautiful organic soaps come in lime, lavender, almond, papaya, jasmine, vanilla, tea tree, mango, rose, chamomile, lemon, and patchouli scents. Each set comes with 10 mini soap bars from the Saavy brand that uses 100% natural food-grade ingredients.
This tote bag is monogrammed with a first initial for some added personalization. It is the perfect size to be used for every day or even for a weekend getaway.
It is only available in the navy color but there is no reason why this gift could not be used all year round.
For a hostess that loves to bake this set provides all the essentials to bake up a storm. From mixing to cooking to decorating it is all included in this one set offering a good package at good price.
An Amazon’s Choice gift that contains chocolate drizzle caramel popcorn, caramel gourmet popcorn, chocolate covered pretzels, white chocolate caramel drizzled pretzels, peanut brittle, chocolate covered cashews, chocolate almond bark, dark chocolate squares, and caramel-filled milk chocolate squares.
With a variety of chocolate-covered tastiness inside you can not go wrong with this kind of thank you gift.
14. Amazon Gift Card
If you really are stuck as to what to get for a thank you gift then you could always get an amazon gift card. This would allow your hostess to purchase exactly what they want or to put it towards a bigger gift they may be saving for.
If your hostess is a chocolate lover then this beautiful chocolate cookie basket is the perfect thank you gift. They come individually wrapped and in 12 unique flavors.
They also have a variety of different baskets available to choose from such as Biscotti Gift Basket, Holiday Cookie Gift Basket, and Cookie and Biscotti Gift Tower.
16. Jvvsci Bracelet
A simple yet beautiful bracelet that comes with the message Never underestimate The Difference You Made and The Lives You Touched. The entire bracelet and charms area ll made from stainless steel so no need to worry about rust or discoloration.
If your hostess is a huge Starbucks fan then why not spoil them with this gorgeous thank you gift box. It includes a 2.5 oz pack of Starbucks Pike Roast ground, an 18 oz Starbucks branded tumbler, and a 2.5 oz pack of triple chocolate cookies.
This beautiful 4-inch silver finish angel comes with a thank you message printed on a high-quality card. It comes in a black box that is elegant and that you could give as it is without any further wrapping.
An embossed tin with the words thank you in a variety of different languages. Inside the tin, there are 28 individually wrapped pieces of vanilla fudge. This is another Amazon’s Choice gift.
A set of two gratitude mugs available in a range of colors. Both mugs are 12 oz and are made from wheat straw meaning that they are 100% biodegradable, sustainable, and environmentally friendly.
A delicious dried fruit selection on a foldable wooden fruit bowl. It comes with mango slices, Mediterranean apricots, yellow peaches, pear, apple wedges, dates, kiwi, plums, and prunes.
This is a perfect gift if your hostess is on a health kick or watching what they eat.
This fruit gift basket contains two varieties of pear, two varieties of apples, oranges, and mandarins. It also includes seasonal fruit, natural cheddar cheese, and roasted and salted almonds. Another healthy alternative to cookies and chocolate baskets.
For those green-fingered hostesses or not this set of artificial tiny succulents are just perfect. They come in their own individual pots and are perfect for any room in the home.
This is a very unique gift available in a range of different colors and patterns. But if your hostess is handy in the kitchen this may be the perfect gift for them.
A beautiful glass box that can be personalized with the name of the recipient. It comes with a metal hinged lid, decorative feet, and a chain on the inside that supports the top.
Even the most organized and calm friend needs some time to retreat and gather their thoughts. This elegant 100% Egyptian cotton robe is perfect for her to lounge around in on those lazy Sunday mornings. Available in a range of colors.
Your hostess has been busy organizing your baby shower and ensuring that it all goes without a hitch. So now is the time for her to sit back relax and pamper herself.
This is why this gift basket is the gift that will allow her to completely relax, it even comes with a luxurious bath towel all in a beautiful handmade basket.
A great option for those hostesses that need some real pampering and wouldn’t think to buy it for themselves.
The 10 piece set includes 2 cucumber aloe face wraps, two avocado vitamin E face wraps, two pairs of moisturizing hand gloves, two pairs of invigorating foot socks, and two sets of cuticle wraps.
These wine labels are great to pop on to your hostesses’ favorite bottle of wine. You would need to purchase the wine separately but these are super cute and quite touching.
A beautiful set to pamper someone that you love and cherish. A complete hand spa set that includes hand cream. shea butter hand repair cream, and lemon butter cuticle cream.
It also includes one pair of cotton gloves. Burt’s Bees is a well known and respected brand that is made with natural ingredients.
Do you give gifts to the baby shower hostess?
A hostess gift is not a necessity but it is a very kind gesture for someone who would have put a great deal of time and effort into organizing your baby shower.
Even though a baby shower is done out of the kindness of their hearts, a nice gift to say thank you really will make their day.
How many hostesses do you have at a baby shower?
Usually, only one hostess is needed for a baby shower. But if you have a lot of guests you may prefer to have more.
Is it ok for the grandmother to host the baby shower?
Traditional baby shower etiquette still firmly states that a close friend or one of the grandmas to be will throw a baby shower. But it is acceptable for a sister or other family member to throw the baby shower too.
The Final Thought
To be honest, it doesn’t really matter what gift you buy the hostess of your baby shower.
It is just a lovely gesture for them to know that you have thought about them and appreciate all the hard work that they have done for you. The best gifts are those that are personal and show that you know and care for the hostess.