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March 31st, 2013, 10:37 AM
bklynfinest77's Avatar Super Mommy
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As many of yall know im on bedrest so im always looking for things i can do. Today i decided i want to make my baby shower favors but i really want to make some people will use or something that they wouldnt throw away ... Any ideas .. whats a cool favor you got or seen?
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April 1st, 2013, 07:52 AM
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I find flower seeds to be something a lot of people enjoy (at least around here, where most people have lawns/yards/somewhere to grow them).

If you want to do something other than tying ribbon to a packet of seeds, you could make biodegradable seed paper. Basically it's homemade paper with seeds embedded/dried into it. Then the recipient just plants the paper. The paper biodegrades and the seeds grow. It's a pretty easy project, and you could write a cute message on the paper.

Another alternative is seeds or a bulb, a decorated flower pot, a baggie of soil, etc. so people can grow something indoors. And rather than flowers, you could make it something edible like herbs or a mini tomato plant.

I rarely keep or use party favors myself, but the one time I did wildflower seeds at a birthday party I had people going around collecting any of the leftovers that others had left behind.
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April 1st, 2013, 11:14 AM
MamaLemonade's Avatar ~~Whitney~~
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My sil made some homemade oatmeal soap, it's amazing, I wasn't going to take it or use it but oh man I asked for more yesterday at Easter lol.
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April 1st, 2013, 05:41 PM
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bath bombs are easy to make. I have had them given to me as a favor too.

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April 1st, 2013, 06:33 PM
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I'm going to make sugar scrub. Super easy! Pinterest is a neverending source of ideas.
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April 1st, 2013, 06:55 PM
Krisnina's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Pinterest is where I've been searching for ideas.

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April 1st, 2013, 07:38 PM
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The only favors I have ever "used" were a tree from my sisters wedding and photos from a photo booth that we got a frame for. I have no suggestions If I do, I'll come back and let you know!
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