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Create a DIY Mommy and Me Bath Time Kit Baby Shower Gift

There is something definitely in the water this year! There are more friends and family members pregnant than my fingers can count. It is seriously unreal! I was getting tired of buying gift cards and buying the same ole’ same ole’ baby shower gift. I wanted to be creative and unique with my baby shower gifts. I want my girlfriends and family to remember me when they always see my gift and that I took the time out to make something original and exclusive only for them. The only way to do this…is DIY-style! And for this special DIY baby shower gift project, I’ve partnered with JOHNSON’S® to help me create something uber cute and memorable!

Johnsons Basket 2

As a mom of four, I remember my baby showers were so cute and themed and we spend so much time preparing and planning for our baby’s arrival. In the meantime, our bodies change and we’re worn out from either morning sickness, fatigue, being up and about with an extra 30lbs of weight for several months. It is not easy carrying a life in your belly and I felt like I really needed a spa day! But who has time for that when you’re a new mom?! New babies mean #TeamNoSleep and I wanted to be considerate and understanding of these things before I crafted by baby shower gift idea.

It became very apparent that now that when my baby arrived, the lack of sleep, the fatigue, the feeling of our bodies changing rapidly as we deal with postpartum changes, and being in the house around the clock meant needing a moment of solitude and to get myself back to feeling good. So I created this super cute Mommy and Me Bath Time Kit made for both the mommy and baby in mind!

Johnsons Baby (317x640)

Thanks to the help of JOHNSON’S® unveiling their newly designed product bottles, sold exclusively at Target, I used the green NO MORE TANGLES® product line! It includes JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® baby shampoo & conditioner for thin & straight hair and the bottle comes in a super cute gender neutral color and I love the design — green and chevron!

Here are the products I used that you can easily recreate on your own (no superhero DIY craft skills required):

Mommy and Me Bath Time Kit Product Checklist:
1- Medium-Sized Wicker Basket (your color of choice)
1- Set of Pink Organic Cotton Towels (small, medium, and large) for Mom
1- Set of Your Color Choice of Organic Cotton Towels (small, medium, large) for Baby
1- Yellow Rubber Ducky
1- Set of Bath and Spa Gloves (Choose a color that coordinates well with the other colors)
1- Silicone Bath Massager (Choose a color that coordinates well with the other colors)
1- Package of Fringe confetti paper (or tissue paper formed into puffy round balls as a substitute)
2- Bottles of JOHNSON’S® green NO MORE TANGLES® (in their newly designed bottles)
1- Pink or Blue Stick-On Gift Bow

Johnsons Basket 1

How-To Create the Mommy and Me Bath Time Kit:
Step One – Place fringe confetti paper at the bottom of your wicker basket
Johnsons Duck
Step Two – Add the yellow rubber ducky, bath and spa gloves, and bath massager towards the front of the wicker basket.
Johnsons Gift Basket
Step Three – Roll up your towels and group them together (baby’s towels on one side and mommy’s towels on the other side of the wicker basket).
Johnsons Towels
Step Four – Place the two (2) bottles of JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES®baby shampoo & conditioner in the front center.
Johnsons Shampoo
Step Five – Arrange all products neatly and then stick gift bow to the front of the wicker basket to finish off your gift!

I can’t share enough of how excited I was with how well the DIY Mommy and Me Bath Time Kit worked out using JOHNSON’S® green NO MORE TANGLES®! So far two of my recent mommy-to-be’s have done nothing but rave about how cute and unique the gift was. They love the scent of JOHNSON’S® green NO MORE TANGLES®, I thought the newly designed bottle worked so cleverly well with my DIY baby shower gift, and the organic towels were super soft and just what mom and baby need for their perfect at-home spa day. JOHNSON’S® green NO MORE TANGLES® is found exclusively at Target stores and with a suggested retail price of $3.29 for 13oz.

For the first time, JOHNSON’S® is unveiling an exciting line of newly-designed product bottles, available exclusively at Target and JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® baby shampoo & conditioner for thin and straight hair comes with a newly improved formula too! The most trusted name in baby care, the JOHNSON’S® brand is rooted in science and has more than 100 years of leadership in the industry. They used that knowledge and expertise to create pure, mild, gentle and clinically proven mild products formulated especially for babies’ delicate skin and eyes. Many shampoos can be irritating to baby’s delicate skin and eyes, that’s why their newly improved JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® baby shampoo & conditioner for thin and straight hair has a unique NO MORE TEARS® formula. It rinses easily and leaves hair looking shiny and feeling soft, manageable, and clean. From baby’s first hospital bath through every special milestone, moms and healthcare professionals alike trust JOHNSON’S® products to provide the “best in care.” Every JOHNSON’S® product undergoes clinical assessment to ensure it meets our rigorous standards. These standards are embodied in their five-level safety assurance process, which is guided by leading scientific and medical experts from around the globe and our promise to moms. We understand that consumer trust sometimes means going beyond safety alone, which is why JOHNSON’S® continually improves their products using pure, mild and gentle ingredients that parents can use with complete confidence and peace of mind.

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1 Comment

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    Stacey Keeling
    July 14, 2016 at 7:01 PM

    This bath time basket is so cute and practical. I try to give this kind of gift when I go to showers.

    Happy Thoughts of Home. Pinned. 🙂

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