Party coming up? Take inspiration from the children’s birthday parties and baby showers of celebrity parents. They’ve got several cute ideas where giveaways aren't just for kids, but they're useful for mom and dad too. Stuff them in a loot bag or simply hand them out at the end of a party. (Prices are subject to change.)
1. Bottled Up PH for cake-in-a-jar Price: Php70 per small jar (150 mL) of banana cake
Bottled Up has supplied the giveaways during the birthday celebration of Lily Feather (daughter of Isabel Oli and John Prats), Heather (daughter of Nadine Samonte), and Olivia (daughter of Andi Manzano and GP Reyes). The company was also in charge of the giveaways at the baby shower of Nikka Garcia when she was pregnant with daughter Francisca Pia.
2. Personalized Sweets for custom-made candies Price: Php95 per bottle for an order of 100 bottles
Celeb parents like Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano had little cutie Seve's face printed on green and white candies for his golf-themed first birthday party. Camille Prats also got her son Nathan's handsome face on some sweets for his soccer-themed party.
3. Instamug for the loot bag Price: Php99 per tutu canvas bag for an order of 100 pieces
Instamug doesn't have just mugs. They also personalize tumblers, mason jars, pillows, and your loot bag itself. With its claim of producing high-quality products, the supplier is a celebrity favorite. Famous moms who've had them at their party include Mariel Rodriguez, Pauleen Luna, and Sarah Lahbati.
4. Arteegram Manila for pillows Price upon request
Another celebrity favorite is Arteegram Manila that personalizes pillows, blankets, and pouches. Its giveaways were present at the birthdays of Keona (daughter of LJ Moreno and Jimmy Alapag) and Mori (daughter of Jennica Garcia and Alwyn Uytingco). It was also one of the suppliers for the baby shower of Neri Naig when she was pregnant with Miggy.
5. Bath Origins for hand sanitizers and insect repellents Price: Php75 per 60 mL bottle of hand sanitizer; Php120 per 50 mL bottle of insect repellent
Bath Origins provides hand sanitizers, insect repellent, and cologne — giveaways that are sure to be used and kept. Andi Manzano ordered from the company for her daughter Olivia's party animal-themed first birthday party.
6. Hello Rainbow Goodies for lunchboxes and water bottles Price: Php150 per printed aluminum water bottle; Php160 per printed lunchbox
Hello Rainbow Goodies creates lovely designs (yes, they make them for you!) on lunchboxes, backpacks, pillows, drawstring bags, mugs and sports bottles, and canvas pouches. Most recently, they were at Scarlet Snow's dinosaur-themed third birthday party. They were also at the birthday party of Anechka, daughter of John Estrada and Priscilla Meirelles.
7. Knotville Favors for bookmarks Price: Php90 per metal bookmark piece
Who could forget the grand 7th birthday of Kendra, the eldest daughter of Doug Kramer and Chesca Garcia? For giveaways, the birthday girl gave guests a crown-shaped bookmark with a silver tassel at the top from Knotville Favors. The company offers a variety of products for customization — pouches, key chains, luggage tags, pocket mirrors, rosaries, and more. They were also at the angel-themed baptismal of Nadine Samonte's daughter Heather and at the baby shower of Kylie Padilla.