My husband and I are expecting our first baby in August. We are very excited, and one of the things we were most excited about was finding out the baby’s gender. Long gone are the days when everyone waits in hospital waiting room for the big news, but we thought it would be fun to have our own DIY Baby Gender Reveal Party!
The day of the big ultrasound, we asked the tech not to tell us the gender, but to tape the answer inside an envelope. Once I had the telltale paper in my hand, I rushed it over to a friend’s house and entrusted her with our secret. It was so hard not to look at the result, but I am proud to say that I did not cheat!
My dear friend got to work baking cupcakes for the party that evening. Based on the contents of the envelope, the cupcake batter was to be pink or blue, and we would find out the baby’s gender, right along with our guests!
In the days leading up to the party, I got busy making our decorations for the evening:
For inspiration, I used these blogs. They all had such cute ideas, and I tried to incorporate some of the best into my party plans.
1)Hostess Blog. Loved the presentation, the cohesive design, and the beautiful food!
Loved the guests dressing up in their favorite pink or blue!
I’m so glad I used these parties for inspiration. Our own gender reveal party was so fun, and everyone said they had a blast. Here are a few photos from the night’s big REVEAL!
Delicious cupcakes with incredible homemade cream cheese frosting, made by two wonderful friends who got to find out before I did. The batter was either pink or blue, but nobody knew!
Guests casting their votes.
We asked guest to dress in pink or blue, depending on their guess for the baby.
It’s time to find out! Waiting for everyone to get a cupcake…
Tutus, tiaras and tea parties,