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4 Unique Ideas for Keepsake Infant Gifts

Aug 28, 2008
Most mothers to be will receive the basic infant gifts for their baby showers, onesies, bottles, blankets, you know how it goes. These gifts will be helpful and are practical but they don't stick out in the new mama's mind, and she probably won't be able to tell you who gave her what in a couple months. You can give her a gift she will never forget. Give her a keepsake gift.
A keepsake gift is something she will cherish and remember forever. There are so many ways to get creative and create your own unique keepsake gift for an infant ~ and the mom to be.

Milestone Keepsakes

Milestone keepsake gifts are great gifts to help a new mom commemorate the milestones. You can give little tins for the first tooth lost, or the first lock of hair from a haircut. Sentimental moms, and most first time moms are very sentimental, love these kinds of gifts. It will give her a special place to keep the momentos of her baby growing up.

Keepsake Utensils

You can give a set of silverware and a sippy cup for this keepsake gift. What makes it a keepsake is to give it in a material such as silver or gold. These gifts are more to be saved and passed down from generation to generation, it may easily become a family heirloom. You may even have a set like this yourself. If you are the grandmother to be, passing down family heirlooms is a wonderful way to share in the process and one of the most unique infant gifts you can give.

Photo Keepsakes

It is so easy to put together a photo book online. You can use most photo sharing websites to create this book. You may put together pictures of the mom to be's pregnancy, or her shower. For a first birthday you could collect images from the baby's first year and make a memorable first year photo book or calendar. You can easily submit the images you want and the website will send you an actual book. You can also make custom photo calendars, and t shirts. These are keepsakes. She will hold on to them forever, and always remember it was you who took the time to do something special.

Blankets and Quilts

Heirloom quilts and blankets are another amazing keepsake you can give to a mom to be. My mom gave me a handmade crocheted blanket my grandmother made when I was born. This was a very special gift because my grandmother is no longer with us. I will treasure this baby blanket and I will always remember who it came from and what it means. Your gift will hold this kind of special value as well.

It can be difficult to come up with unique and memorable infant gifts, but if you stick with a keepsake gift you will find it's easy to create a gift that will be remembered for a long time to come.
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