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Special Handmade Baby Gifts For Baby Showers 
by Christina Taylor

If you are searching for baby presents to make but are fed up with the typical blanket and baby booties, here are five unique, special, and functional presents to make that would be great baby shower presents.

A Time Capsule
Don''t you hope somebody had made you a time capsule of stuff from the year you were born? Gather newspaper and magazine clippings of existing events, trends and style, a little toy from the most existing hot children''s film and finally take shots of their home and their city! Document their area, take photos at the neighboring grocery store, the post office, vehicles on the streets, the local school, and the facade of their house, their parents and their family! Take in remarks from family members and a special memo from you introducing them to the humankind. Assemble it all and place it in a ornamental wooden memento box, leaving some space for the parents to put in a few stuff of their own. Just imagine what a cache this will be when they grow up to be your age!

A Padded Mat
No, it isn''t just one more uninteresting blanket! This time, make an extra thick and padded blanket, a comfortable facade that will be ideal for crawling time, even on hardwood floors. Be artistic with it and put in "activity" toys to it, such as removable soft toys, flaps that conceal brilliant pictures and little ribbon tags. You could yet line the bottom with water-resistant PUL textile which will turn into the perfect outdoor on wet grass park blanket.

A Mix CD
Create baby a mix CD? Yes! Make a mix CD of calming music, classical is an apparent option but get ingenious with music in your compilation or look into iTunes for lullaby ideas. On the other hand, a cool and upbeat mix of baby friendly song might be just the thing! Face it, most baby music is awful and many parents would care for "typical music" CD to listen to that is still baby friendly.

Name Blocks
Pay for adequate blank wooden blocks at a craft shop to spell out the baby''s name. Beautify each block with the letter or an image/s that begins with that letter. You could paint with harmless acrylic paint, decoupage with paper or cloth or wood burn your design. For style ideas, check out the crib bedding set that the parents registered for and make use of the identical theme or color scheme on your blocks.

Handcrafted Books
You can pay for blank board books that are the ideal work of art for your own stories! If the baby will live distant from extended family, make a tale using actual photos of family members so that the child can get to recognize them. Or, make an amusing story about the family pet, your own edition of an alphabet book, a picture book with diverse sorts of vehicles or butterflies, and many others. Sketch it personally or make collages from real photographs or glossy magazine photos.

Have fun making some exceptional handmade baby presents for your subsequent baby shower! These amusing projects will be valued by both the parents and the baby, which is precisely what a handmade baby present should be about.

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