The eventful first years of a baby’s life are those you never want to forget. Whether its snuggling up with them in a warm and cozy blanket or keeping track of lost baby teeth and that first lock of hair, every moment is special and worth savoring. Here are some heartwarming gifts for the lovable little person in your life or the proud new parents—unique baby keepsakes and cuddly items they’ll want to hold onto forever.
The Noah’s Ark Photo Swaddle is a beautiful photo backdrop designed by artist Lori Siebert, featuring characters from one of the most well-known and positive biblical stories. It’s always nice to have a colorful and uplifting scene in your home baby pics and with the sentiment “Loved” written in Siebert’s signature letter art at the center, this vibrant swaddle really warms the heart while telling a powerful story. It also makes a soothing wrap to relax baby when the photo session is over.
Save important mementos from the baby’s early growth in this First Tooth/Curl Star Box from the Sparkles the Unicorn collection. It encourages little ones to be themselves and “always keep your sparkle.” Shaped like a star, this cream ceramic box set features two stacked boxes and one lid imprinted with “first tooth & curl.” Parents will never forget when the first tooth comes out and that first lock of hair is cut. This piece looks wonderful in any nursery, on a side table or cabinet in any room of the home. The Sparkles the Unicorn collection also includes a purple, plush unicorn and other baby keepsakes such as a moon-shaped bank and photo frames with inspiring sentiments.
Keep a little one warm and cozy with the Giving Baby Blanket. Off-white with a large border, it’s made from the same fuzzy material as the original Giving Bear. One corner of the blanket is made from brown corduroy, just like one of the ears of the Giving Bear! This reversible blanket comes with a hangtag that reads, “Whenever you need a little comfort, a little safe, a little brave, cuddle this blanket and snuggle up tight and know you are bundled up in love.”
This sweet friend makes a unique, personalized baby keepsake gift by adding love notes on the bear using a permanent marker or fabric marker. Whether as the centerpiece of a baby shower or at baby’s home, this gift is meant to be cover with messages of love from family and friends, then displayed in a nursery. It also features a pocket on the front for holding photos and notes that they can enjoy as they grow. Also available in pink for little girls.
Llamas are cute, lovable animals, and Luna the Rattle Blankie Cozie is a gift that a child will love for a lifetime. The tactile toys in the Cozies collection include animal designs and gentle rattles to keep the baby entertained for hours. Made from soft fabrics, they are perfect for playtime and naptime. Allow the Luna Llama Rattle Blankie to help your baby drift off to dreamland with its soft-to-the-touch fabric, knitted eyes, and gentle rattle. Every child needs a soothing comfort keepsake like Luna to help them fall asleep at night.
Each piece in the Natural Baby Collection of unique baby keepsakes adds a warm and rustic touch to the nursery. Save up spare change for the future or start teaching your child about the value of money early with the wooden Natural Baby Giraffe Bank. This coin bank features a simplified layered cutout in the design of a giraffe with wood burned accents. A coin slot is on the giraffe’s back and a stopper is under the belly. Other engraved beech wood characters in the Natural Baby collection feature wind-up animal musical keepsakes with heartfelt messaging and a variety of tunes.
This jungle-themed Mommy & Me Activity Scarf is the latest interactive creation from artist Jennifer Heynen’s Mommy & Me collection. Inspired by experiences with her own children, it promotes together time between parent and child, while fostering emotional well-being and brain development for baby. The unique and lightweight Activity Scarf hangs around mom’s neck while keeping baby happy and entertained with built-in rattles, squeak toys, a pocket and various textures. The Activity Scarf is perfect to wear during bath time, dinner time, or while chatting with friends.
The Big Waves Mermaid Blankie is a charming and cuddly friend from under the sea for any child. Her pastel teal tail and pink ruffled shirt are fluffy enticements for the baby to rest on. Her crowned head is filled with stuffing and rests upright on the floor. The Mermaid Blankie is a truly unique piece from the new Big Waves collection of memorable gifts and baby keepsakes inspired by the colors of the coral reef. From cozy companions and soft blankets to nursery accents and keepsake pieces, there is something for every special child in this seascape.