A gender reveal party is a fun and unique way to share the news of your pregnancy with friends, family, or colleagues. It’s also a great gift for new parents; you can surprise them with the news that they’re having a baby boy or girl.
If you want to throw a gender reveal party, there are several ways to go about doing it. You can have a themed gender reveal party, create a personalized surprise big gender reveal box with your child’s gender on it, or give the guests something else to do at the event. The options are endless!
Here are three unique ideas everyone will love:
- Personalized Gender Reveal Boxes
You don’t need to spend as much money on these boxes as you might think. Most stores sell pre-designed gender reveal boxes, which are perfect if you don’t know what you want yet. But if you already have an idea in mind, these are a great option too.
You can customize any gender reveal box with anything you like. If you’re looking for a more personal touch, you can order the box blank and add the words and photos yourself. Or, you can choose from one of our pre-made designs. We offer four different styles — traditional, modern, elegant, and whimsical.
Once you have decided on a design, you’ll be able to easily fill out the information needed to print it. This includes the gender of the child, the date of birth, and even a photo of your child. Your printer should handle printing this information without issue.
When you’re ready to give away the box, just put a note inside that says “Happy Birthday!” and mail it off. Your recipient will get a surprise when he or she opens up the box and sees their name written all over the front. These are especially sweet because they include the baby’s name, so there’s no guessing necessary.
- DIY Gender Reveal Boxes
Even if you don’t have a specific theme in mind, it’s still fun to be creative and make a custom box. You can use whatever materials you’ve got around the house, but we recommend using cardboard boxes. These boxes are easily available at most grocery stores and drugstores, and you can find ones that are pretty sturdy and thick.
To make the box look more masculine, paint it black. Or, if you feel bolder, you can paint it red. To make it feminine, paint it pink. Then, cut out hearts and flowers, or other shapes, to decorate the outside.
For a more formal gender reveal box, try to find a cardboard box that has a rounded edge instead of a flat one. For a more casual gender reveal box, you can leave the rounded edges intact.
Next, start filling it up. There are a number of things you can add to the box to tell your secret. You could use stickers; some people like to write the baby’s gender on the box itself. Stickers are easy to use and come in many colors. They can be applied directly to the box or stuck onto the side of the box itself. And don’t worry about peeling off the sticker once the box arrives at its destination; it will be protected by the protective layer on the back of the sticker.
But you don’t have to stick with stickers. You can also use tape, markers, or permanent adhesive like glue dots. Whatever you decide to do, you can make sure that each part of the box stays together and that everything looks nice.
Finally, once you’re finished adding content, you can seal it shut. You can either wrap it up with a ribbon or tie it up with string.
- Gift Cards
Gift cards are another great way to announce the gender of your baby. You can send a card to someone who helped you during the pregnancy, or you can send one to someone who won’t be present at the gender reveal party. Either way, you can make it extra special by including a little something inside.
You could send her a cute maternity shirt. Or, you could tell her how exciting it was for you to see her pregnant belly grow every day. And if you’re sending a card to someone who isn’t expecting, you could include something to brighten their day. A lottery ticket would be really meaningful; you could tell him or her to keep an eye out for good luck!
Whatever you decide to do, make sure to seal the card in an envelope and address it before placing it in the mailbox. That way, the receiver won’t be left wondering what to expect.
These gender reveal boxes are a lot of fun, whether you’re throwing a birthday party or planning a gender reveal party. Just remember not to tell anyone what you plan to do until after the big day so you can enjoy the excitement along with them.