A special arrival deserves a special gift, and you can’t go wrong with Etsy for cute baby gifts that you won’t come across in your local department store. Maybe you’re a friend wanting to give the family something uncommon, or you’re the proud parent looking for finishing touches for your little one’s nursery. Either way, the items on sale at the craft, custom and vintage marketplace fit the bill.
Like everything listed for sale on Etsy, all these baby items are handmade— and all our picks come from sellers with numerous 5-star customer ratings. Happy shopping!
Made with love, this sweet stuffed bunny in yellow check cotton from SashasFriends will take pride of place on the dresser. (And parents will love it just as much as their little one does.) This rabbit toy is made without glue and paint or small pieces and has a hypoallergenic filling. It measures 7 inches tall. Get it for $27.
2. Baby Bonnet
Is there anything cuter than a baby in a bonnet? A baby in a silk bonnet, maybe. This gorgeous item from BabyBonnetsByIris comes in a range of sizes and colors, from raspberry to olive green, with prices starting at $6.99.
“So satiny and beautifully made,” commented one shopper.
Little baby feet don’t stay little for long, so a footprint art kit from Circle & Square Decor helps you create a cute memento of those newborn days. This one is professionally printed directly on 1/4-inch clear acrylic and comes with a solid wood stand. Along with the footprints, it features the baby’s name and birth details. Choose from different sizes starting at $25 for a 3-inch by 3-inch sign.
Baby milestone markers are a must for all those social media updates and keepsake photos. The White Loft offers monthly or “firsts” etched wooden tokens, with prices starting at $29.99.
“Love these! Such a cute and simple way to celebrate every month!” said one reviewer.
New parents can never have enough blankets for their tot, so if you’re searching for a gorgeous gift, look no further than this handmade quilt with a sweet deer pattern from KBlandford Designs. It’s 100% organic and comes prewashed for that authentic puckered look and a super-soft texture. It’s priced at $129, and you can have it personalized for $149.
Editor’s Note: While this blanket would make an adorable backdrop for a photo session, infants should not sleep with blankets or any other items in their crib.
It looks like a work of art, but it’s actually a functional item for your baby nursery. The minivalley’s macrame mobile ($59.50) is handmade from 100% cotton and beechwood, so it ticks the environmentally-friendly box. Little ones will be captivated by the stars, feathers, beads and rainbows.
It’s never too early to start reading to your child, and you’ll definitely want some “forever” books that you’ll hold onto until they’re old enough to have kids of their own. This personalized nursery rhyme book from My Given Name Books ($39.95) is an Etsy bestseller.
“This book is simply amazing!” wrote one customer. “The quality is incredible and the illustrations/coloring are adorable. The mix of classic and personalized rhymes made for the perfect gift.”
8. Baby Booties
Just the thing to keep tiny feet warm and cozy, these breathable 100% cotton baby booties come in a range of colors (you’ll struggle to choose just one) and sizes. They cost $21.12 and are available from Green Elephant Cotton Shop.
“These booties are lovely, so soft and well made,” wrote one customer. “We love the colour, material and attention to detail.”
A wooden name puzzle is a beautiful keepsake that helps those little fingers practice their fine motor skills. Made to order from PlaywoodNamePuzzle, these are constructed from plywood and non-toxic paint. The price begins at $4.20 for one letter and one figurine and goes up to $39.20 for 14-15 letters and an engraving on the back.
“It came out exactly as expected. Simple and gorgeous, thank you!” commented one reviewer.
A plush crochet teddy bear makes a precious addition to your little one’s stuffed toy collection. Handmade and filled with hypoallergenic hollow fiber, this plush from HappyToysByAnn costs $42 and can be personalized for an extra $4.
“Such a gorgeous gift, so soft. Big belly, generous size!” commented one reviewer.