Top Spots For Baby Shower Gifts In Denver

July 5, 2013 6:00 AM


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You’ve been invited to a baby shower and now you have to find the perfect gift for that new mom-to-be. There is a huge world out there filled with onesies, diapers, bibs, toys and blankets, and it can be a pretty confusing and overwhelming world for shopping. If the new mom has a registry that makes things a lot easier, as you can simply shop from her list. If not, then you’ll need to get a bit more creative. These stores all specialize in amazing baby gear for both baby and mom. You’ll find so many great things to buy that you may end up getting a few items or coming back later for some stuff for yourself. Take a look at these great shops for baby shower gifts in Denver.

Real Baby
3616 W 32nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-2229

Hilary and John Horan started Real Baby with one simple premise; to find the best stuff for babies and for kids. From that basic idea, the Real Baby store was born and that basic idea hatched into a great little oasis for all things baby. If your mom-to-be has registered with this delightful shop, it makes picking out those baby shower items even easier. If not, do not fear, because one visit to Real Baby will have you “oohing” and “aahing” over all the amazing little gifts, toys, clothes, accessories and more. You’ll find everything from the latest diaper bags to bath and potty items to travel gear and nursery décor. It’s a great spot to find a gift for the special mom to be in your life.

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The Giggling Green Bean
3929 Tennyson St.
Denver, CO 80212
(720) 988-3725

Another fabulous place for hard-to-find baby gear, The Giggle Green Bean is worth a visit. Owner Amy Mann founded this delightful little shop in 2007 with the goal of providing new parents with great gear for their new additions. The one thing that sets this shop apart is that it has a focus on the eco-friendly and green products. As you are shopping for that baby shower, consider a selection of cloth diapers for a very useful and eco-friendly gift. It also has a large selection of diaper covers, accessories and other great baby gifts. The Giggling Green Bean has a gift registry as well, so encourage the new mom in your life to register, that way she’ll be sure to get the items she truly wants.

Firefly Furnishings
2445 E. 3rd Ave., Unit 5
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 333-4463

Ask any new mom and she will tell you that setting up and designing the new baby’s room is an expensive endeavor, not to mention challenging and overwhelming. That is where a store like Firefly Furnishings comes in. This Cherry Creek shop is actually a lovely design center with all the children’s furniture, bedding and other accessories any new parent could possibly want. Shop from mom’s registry to ensure to find the gifts that suit her taste, or ask one of the excellent staff for some suggestions. Or just pop in and browse around. With all this cute stuff, you may not want to leave.

Naturally Loved Baby
7349 E. 29th Ave.
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 955-6207

Going green is not just a trend. It is a committed lifestyle that many mothers-to-be are turning towards, and Naturally Loved Baby is another fabulous store that is committed to products and classes for mothers that focus on ecologically sound items and the basic premise of “reduce, reuse, recycle.” So what does that mean when it comes to gifts for a shower? You’ll find a wonderfully fun selection of eco-friendly toys, apparel and footwear. You can also load up on cloth diapers and diaper accessories, or you can pick up a few other essentials so that mom will have everything she needs for a happy baby.

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BabySitter’s Nightmare at FashioNation
613 E. 13th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 832-2909

For more than 20 years, FashioNation has been the place in town to go for hip, vibrant and edgy clothing and accessories. However, what you may not know is that just next door to FashioNation and from the same punk and underground culture is BabySitter’s Nightmare, a store devoted to the same kind of punk clothing for babies and kids. Just what kind of gear will you find there? It’s a store filled with clothing and gifts that are driven by music – think punk, goth, ska and rockabilly. If you are shopping for a mom-to-be that loves this type of fashion, then this is the best place to stop for some great gifts. You can grab some bibs, onesies, rompers and pacifiers that all have the same punk and rockabilly feel.

Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at