DIY: Baby Washcloth Bouquet

I have another fun DIY baby shower gift for y’all! Today at work we celebrated one of my favorite co-workers with a beautiful baby shower. There was food, balloons and lots of fun. Because I could only stay for 15 minutes, I wanted to surprise her with a thoughtful and creative gift.
My fun times in New Orleans left me low on cash so I decided to browse through Pinterest til I found a useful and presentable gift. I found hundreds of tutorials for do it yourself baby shower gifts and decided on a bouquet made out of terry washcloths. Keep reading for the how to!

I found this bushel of baby’s breath for $3.96 at Walmart and a cylinder vase for $1 and snagged both up. All that was left to do was trim the stems and add water.
I found the cutest little washcloths with rubber duckies for $5.96 and got to work. With my little sisters help, this entire project took about 5 minutes to complete.

Start off by laying the terry cloth flat, tag side up.

Fold in to thirds, bringing both top and bottom toward the center.

Flatten out any wrinkles and fold in half one last time.

Starting at one end and keeping the other end taut, fold a corner diagonally and begin rolling to the other side.

Make sure to roll up as you go to create the petal effect.

And you’re done! Secure the end with tape and work on the rest of the washcloths.

Insert a wooden dowel, I found mine at the dollar store, to create the stem.

Arrange them into the vase naturally throughout the arrangement. And you are done! You can finish the look off with some ribbon or tulle, I chose to keep mine simple.

Here I am with the mother-to-be before I had to go back to my meeting. Doesn’t she look happy?!
This arrangement was a hit at the shower as it also served as a centerpiece at the cake table. For just over $10 I was able to present her with thoughtful handmade gift she loved!
I think homemade gifts are the best because I get to personalize them.
Does anybody have a favorite homemade gift they have received? What kind of gifts do you give at a baby shower? I cannot wait til the baby is born to create a few more gifts from my Pinterest search.
Talk to y’all soon!


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