How To Economize On Baby Shower Invitations And Decorations

Even though the current economic conditions are strained, people are just as interested as ever in throwing special baby showers for their friends. The key to doing this in a slow economy is to save money on aspects that won’t be noticeable. That can start with the baby shower invitations and move right on through the decorations and the scrapbooks created after the fact.

One way to do that is to find good baby shower graphics. Very often there are stylish images available on the web for no charge. Just enter the search term “free baby clip art” and the type of image you want. For instance, if you’d like baby boy clip art, type those words or some variation. That will work with almost any baby shower theme you can think of, although the more obscure the concept, the less likely it will be that you’ll get enough good search results. If you’re lucky enough to find high resolution art when you search, you’ll open up more options for using it. The reason for that is print projects such as invitations or decorations require high resolution images. You can’t use low-resolution clip art because the final printed piece would be low quality. That would, of course, be unacceptable for the invitation or decorations for this special day.

Baby shower clipart isn’t the only free resource you can find on the Internet. There are also many sites that present free baby scrapbook paper. A number of good designers give away no-charge versions of their baby shower scrapbook page designs to promote scrapbooking designs they sell or to get people to come to pages that display advertising. Either of these models give them a financial incentive to offer scrapbooking paper and embellishment freebies. No matter the reason the free scrapbooking materials are offered, the new mom wins! The themes for these are almost as numerous as there are stars in the universe, so they can be used instead of or in addition to clip art to make shower invitations and decorations. Themes range from goofy to vintage to luxurious. If the mom-to-be likes vintage you might want to try searching for free vintage baby scrapbook embellishments. A mother-to-be who loves this kind of art would probably be so pleased to have it as her shower theme!

Remember, these free baby shower clip art images, scrapbook papers and embellishments can obviously also be used to document the baby shower in a baby shower scrapbook that would make an excellent gift for the mother-to-be. This means the time you spend looking for images will pay off over and over, and give the mom a baby shower with memories she’ll treasure.