First of all, congratulations on the little one and on enjoying a wonderful baby shower! Now that the shower is over, it's time to reflect on the people who made your baby shower extra special and tell them how important their presence was to you.
One way to express gratitude to your guests is to send them a thoughtful thank you card. Try to send your thank you cards out in a timely manner (BTW, if you send your thank you card via Evite, you can save yourself a trip to the post office and send your cards instantly). Ideally, thank you cards should be sent out within two weeks of the baby shower, though if you need more time, everyone will understand that you have a lot of other things to do!
But what do you say in a thank you for a baby shower? Here are some baby shower thank you wording ideas to help you craft the perfect message to your family, friends and the host of your special day.
Start with an affectionate greeting
Address each guest by name and thank them for their presence at the shower. You can say something like, "Dear Amelia, Thank you so much for coming to my baby shower! It was wonderful to see you, and I'm so grateful that you were able to be a part of this special occasion."
Mention the gift (if relevant)
Did your guest bring a gift, send you a gift card or donate to your baby fund? This is where you'll want to mention the generous gift your guest gave you. What to write inside of a thank you card for a baby shower gift? Be specific and mention the item by name along with a note of gratitude. For example, "Thank you so much for the adorable baby booties, bibs and bodysuits. They are so precious and I can't wait to see my little one wear them!"
Express your appreciation
After thanking your guest for their baby shower gift, take a moment to express your appreciation for their presence at the baby shower. Let them know how much their support means to you and how thankful you are to have them in your life. For example, "Your support means the world to me, and I'm so thankful to have you in my life."
Look to the future
As you finish your thank you card, take a moment to speak about what's to come once the baby arrives. Let your guest know how excited you are to have them be a part of your baby's life and how much you're looking forward to the adventures ahead. For example, "I'm so excited and can’t wait for you to meet my little one and be a part of our journey together. Thank you again for the love and support you’ve shown to our growing family."
Customize your message even further
While these tips provide a solid foundation, it's important to thank each guest in a way that shows you value your individual relationship with them and what you appreciate about them. Personalizing your message will make it more meaningful and memorable for the recipient. For example, "Candidly sharing your own parenthood experience with me offered more guidance than most of the books I read."
Add an extra personal touch
You could opt for one of Evite's photo thank you cards and include a photo from the baby shower, or even design your own thank you card with an easy-to-use template.
Don’t forget to write an extra special thank you to your host
While everyone at your baby shower made your celebration one for the books, your baby shower host or hostess really went above and beyond to make it all happen! Some baby shower host wordings to consider adding to your thank yous:
- Thank you so much for bringing everyone together to celebrate our new baby!
- I can’t thank you enough for making me and my little one feel so loved at the baby shower.
- Everything you did to make the baby shower special, from the decor to the games to the food, is truly appreciated.
- I couldn’t have asked for a better or more thoughtful host for the baby shower! Thank you again for everything.
Bonus: Add a nod to your shower's theme
A cute way to keep the vibe of your baby shower going is by adding a little wordplay to your card that ties it back to the party's theme. For example:
- You're such a star! (Celestial theme)
- You're the extra ray of sunshine I needed (Sunshine/Rainbow Baby shower theme)
- I can bear-ly begin to thank you (Woodland/Teddy Bear theme)
- You're an unbe-leaf-ably amazing friend (Floral/Greenery theme)
- Thanks a bunch (Floral/Bouquet theme)
- Allow me to be a little corny right now (Unicorn theme)
- You're truly dino-mite (Dinosaur theme)
See, writing a baby shower thank you card can be both easy and a lot of fun! Just follow these tips and ideas, and you're sure to write a meaningful thank you card your guests will treasure for years to come. Ready to write one now? Our thank you cards and baby shower cards are here for you to customize and send to family and close friends with ease. And of course, if you haven’t held the baby shower just yet, consider sending your baby shower invitations or baby sprinkle invitations quickly and easily with Evite.