DIY Welcome Baby Basket

Gift baskets have become my new obsession.  They’re a creative and thoughtful way to celebrate any occasion.  There are plenty of sites out there that sell pre-made gift baskets, but making your own is not only more cost-effective but it is infinitely more personal.

A family friend recently gave birth to a little girl, so I created this basket of goodies to welcome little Jane into the world.  First I purchased an adorable hamper that would serve as my “gift bag” and also repurpose to hold toys, diapers, etc. in the baby nursery.  To the basket I added:  light-weight swaddling blankets, bibs, hair accessories, a couple cute outfits and velvet baby hangers.


Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your own basket:

  • A basket, obviously! I love this Pottery Barn Pink Harper Chevron Pop Up Tote.
  • These aden + anais Bamboo Muslin Swaddlers are so light and comfy.
  • Velvet hangers ensure tiny outfits won’t slip.