Looking for a nice way to say we are having an eco-friendly baby shower

Heather - posted on 01/29/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )

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I have found lots of great ideas on how to have an eco-friendly baby shower, and I am really excited. But I am wondering how to put it cute and nice that we would appreciate used gifts, in no wrapping paper or blankets or something creative that can be reused. I am a huge fan of craigslist and garage sales, and dont want to put more baby stuff into our world when there is plenty of good stuff to be reused. And a big commercialized baby shower with tons of new things is just not my idea of a good use of resources.

Any ideas on how to put this on an invitation in a way to get others excited???

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Emily - posted on 02/03/2009

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This is an awesome idea! If I ever get another baby shower I'll have to remember it... or maybe I'll get to use it when my sister's finally start having kids. :) I love the 3Rs theme!

BTW... I was only given one baby shower when my first was born, and I'm still using all the bags we got from that... 4 years later. :)

Stasia - posted on 02/02/2009

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wow, great idea!! I wisj I had thought of this for our shower! we had so many bags and so much packaging!! Im sure if you are up front about what you want everyone will be so excited no matter how you say it because its such a great idea!!!!

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I love the idea! We have never been clothes shopping for either of our kids because we get so many hand-me-downs from cousins. Could you make the theme a "Regifting Shower?" Or make it look like a school-type theme with the 3 Rs: reduce, reuse and recycle? Good luck. I hope you find a good way to get the message out.

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