March 6, 2019

A Honey Themed Baby Basket


Honey Themed Baby Basket

Spring is in the air, and so are many new bundles of joy for mammas to be (or mammas-to-bee)! I had so much fun creating a couple of honey/bumblebee/honey bear themed baskets this past year, and wanted to share how I put them together. 

Honey Themed Baby Basket

Always start with a great container of some type--for this theme, a wood bucket or basket would be perfect!

Honey Themed Baby Basket

Then comes the fun part--hunting down the gifts to fill your container in keeping with a theme. There's a jar of treats and goodies for mom-to-be along with a couple of baby hygiene products. Two stuffed toy options to go with the theme is, of course, a honey bear, or another nice option is this lovely stuffed bumble bee. For the handmade gift, there's a quilt stitched with love and then a children's book about honey bees. Finally, I threw in this adorable bumble bee chewie for teething and play.

Honey Themed Baby Basket

Anybody who knows me and my baby baskets know that they most certainly will be getting a baby quilt without a doubt. I did a simple block quilt with primarily the following fabric patterns:

Honey Themed Baby Basket

I LOVE giving books to help build children's libraries, so I try to include one in all baby baskets. This new story from Kristen Hall called The Honeybee is just absolutely charming in sharing about the importance of bees in gardens with the sweetest illustrations to match with this basket them.

Honey Themed Baby Basket

One nice addition along with any baby gift, in my opinion, is something for the mom-to-be too. Packaging up some goodies, in this case, Burts Bees products and some honey spoons for tea with our theme separately helps to personalize any baby basket a little bit more.  

Honey Themed Baby Basket

Wrap each item up individually with twine and parchment paper then stuff them all in a mason jar topped off with scrap fabric and, of course, more twine! (I love lots of twine...)

Honey Themed Baby Basket

Add a fun tag with ribbon (you can copy and paste the images I created below to make a tag) with ribbon as the finishing touch!

For Mamma and Baby Bee

For Mamma and Babe Bee

Baby Bee Basket

If you have any baby bee related gifts you love to give, share with us below in the comments!

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