March 13, 2015
Okay guys…today we are going to totally spoil you rotten! We know how much you LOVED our AH-MAZING 50 Creative Pregnancy Announcements post, (if you haven’t checked it out yet, you seriously need to ASAP! — it has gone completely viral!) and because we love YOU so much, we have decided to put together even MORE pregnancy ideas! Yup, you read that right! More adorable and creative ideas, JUST FOR YOU! You are going to freak out over this list! Get ready, because we have come up with…
100 CREATIVE GENDER REVEAL
TIPS AND IDEAS!
- 25 Creative Gender Reveal Photography Ideas
- 25 Adorable Gender Reveal Party Themes
- 10 Fun Gender Reveal Party Games
- 16 Delicious Gender Reveal Sweet Treats
- 12 Gender Reveal Ideas for Friends and Family
- 12 Long Distance Gender Reveal Ideas
We have come up with the BEST OF THE BEST gender reveal announcement ideas!! Are you ready to get started? Let’s begin with…
25 CREATIVE GENDER REVEAL
1. Gender Reveal Using Baby Clothes – We are in LOVE with these GORGEOUS maternity photos! Create a beautiful gender reveal announcement using precious baby clothes! You can either hold up a small girl/boy outfit or hang several on a clothes line for a creative reveal!
2. Gender Reveal Using Sweet Treats – Ice cream, cotton candy, soda, cupcakes, etc! These beautiful photos demonstrate how to use a sweet treat to reveal the gender of your baby!
3. Gender Reveal Using a Sonogram – Use a cute colored frame or add some sweet embellishments to a sonogram photo to create an unforgettable gender reveal!
4. Gender Reveal Using Baby Shoes– One of the first items parents buy after finding out the gender is baby SHOES! Create a darling gender reveal by showing off your newest purchase!
5. Gender Reveal Using a Colored Sash– Aren’t these maternity sashes adorable?! Throw on a colored sash and show off your belly to reveal the gender of your baby!
6. Gender Reveal Using Bubblegum– I think these are some of my FAVORITE gender reveal photos! They are so PLAYFUL and fun! Pop in some bubblegum and blow a bubble to reveal the gender of your newest addition!
7. Gender Reveal Using a Chalkboard– I am ALL about quick and cute ideas! I think that is why I am LOVING these chalkboard gender reveal photos! Simply grab some chalk and write down the gender of your newest addition!
8. Gender Reveal Using Confetti– Seriously?! How fun are these gender reveal photos! Create a playful reveal with some colored confetti!
9. Gender Reveal Using Balloons– We are totally LOVING these beautiful maternity photos! Add a special “pop” of color into your gender reveal photos by using balloons!
10. Gender Reveal Using Banners and Signs– Create an original gender reveal announcement by creating your own DIY banner! Use patterned paper along with other fun materials to make your own special gender reveal sign!
11. Gender Reveal Using Paint– This is SUCH a sweet and creative gender reveal idea! As you prepare to paint your little one’s nursery, use a can of paint to reveal their gender!
12. Gender Reveal Using Charming Props– There are SO many adorable and charming prop ideas to use in a gender reveal photo shoot! You could use a cute book, bows, teacups, etc! The list is endless!
13. Gender Reveal Using an Umbrella– Here is another original gender reveal idea! Use a colored umbrella to reveal the gender of your soon-to-be babe!
14. Gender Reveal Using a Paint Fight– Looking for a playful way to reveal the gender of your baby?! You might try having a fun paint fight with your spouse using pink or blue paint!
15. Gender Reveal Using Balloons in a Box– This is a creative and interactive way to reveal the gender of your baby! And the best part? It’s fun for the whole family! Put some colored balloons in a box for a fun surprise!
16. Gender Reveal Using Crowns– Aren’t these crowns precious?! Reveal your newest prince/princess with this fun prop!
17. Gender Reveal Using Scrabble Pieces– Scrabble pieces aren’t just for fun and games these days! You can also use the letters to announce the gender of your baby! Simply spell out whether you are having a girl, boy, or both!
18. Gender Reveal in the Sand– If you live by a beach and are looking for a fun way to announce the gender of your baby, try writing it in the sand! Your friends and family will be surprised with this fun reveal!
19. Gender Reveal Using Handprints– Throw on a white t-shirt and grab some colored paint to re-create these DARLING gender reveal photos! You can also get your husband and kids involved in this special idea!
20. Gender Reveal Using Blocks– We are totally in love with these gorgeous photos! Simply pull out some toy blocks and spell out the gender of your baby!
21. Gender Reveal Using Family Pets– Gender reveals aren’t just for parents these days— you can also get your family pets involved! Tie a colored scarf, hang a sign, or place baby shoes next to your pet’s paws for a meaningful gender reveal!
22. Gender Reveal Using Siblings– If you are pregnant with your second, third, fourth, fifth (or so on) child, you can use your children to reveal the gender of their soon-to-be sibling!
23. Gender Reveal Using Playful Props– If you are looking for a quirky and fun ways to announce the gender of your baby, check out these CUTE photos! You can use whimsical glasses, stickers, banners, and other playful props to reveal the gender of your babe!
24. Gender Reveal Using Colored Chalk– Grab a piece of colored chalk and announce the gender of your baby! You can either use regular chalk or you could also try out chalk powder for a fun effect!
25. Gender Reveal At Christmas– If you are announcing the gender of your baby during Christmas, be sure to check out these beautiful photos! Capture some beautiful memories during the most wonderful time of the year!
25 GENDER REVEAL PARTY THEMES
26. Ties or Tutus Gender Reveal Party– Everything about this gender reveal party is seriously perfect! From the adorable theme to the decorations, create a memory your friends and family will never forget with this idea from Kara’s Party Ideas!
27. Rustic Gender Reveal Party– Do you love burlap and rustic accents? Well be sure to check out this down-to-earth gender reveal party from Catch My Party!
28. Little Mister or Litte Miss Gender Reveal– I love this modern gender reveal party idea from 45Wall Design! Be sure to check out their gorgeous designs, decorations, and other awesome ideas to create your own contemporary gender reveal party!
29. Tricycle Gender Reveal Party– Isn’t this tricycle inspired gender reveal party just PRECIOUS?! I love all the thoughtful ideas and elements Alyssa incorporated to create the perfect gender reveal party!
30. Moccasins Themed Gender Reveal Party– Okay, can we talk about baby moccasins for just a second? Ummmm…aren’t they are DARLING!!! That is why we LOVE this idea from Marigold Events! Why not celebrate the gender of your new baby with a Moccasin Inspired reveal party! Too cute!
31. Pink Vs. Blue Gender Reveal– Do you have any sports-fanatic friends or family members? Well then this Pink Vs. Blue gender reveal party is SURE to be a hit! Make sure check out all these fun activity and reveal ideas from Jessica at Modern Moments!
32. It’s Time to Reveal the Gender Party– Take a look at this adorable clock themed gender reveal party from Lyndsey from Lulu’s! So stinkin’ adorable!! From delicious gender reveal cookies to a DIY cukoo clock, you too can create a timeless gender reveal party!
33. Birds and the Bees Gender Reveal– I love this beautiful and bright “Birds and Bees” gender reveal party! From the theme to the decorations, everything about this party from Michelle of Perfect Parties by Michelle is uniquely perfect!
34. Royal Baby Gender Reveal Party– This gender reveal party is perfect for any future prince/princess! I am loving all the pops of gold in the decorations from Courtney at Pizzazzerie!
35. Milk & Cookies Gender Reveal Party– What better way to celebrate the gender of your new babe than with milk and cookies?! I love how Paige used strawberry milk to represent a girl and chocolate milk for a boy! Be sure to check out all her darling gender reveal ideas!
36. Extra! Read All About It, Gender Reveal Party– I am seriously drooling over this gender reveal party from Confetti Sunshine! To say I love this newspaper-inspired gender reveal is such an understatement! Go check out all of Sarah’s fun ideas including her FREE customizable printables!
37. Elegant Co-Ed Gender Reveal Party– If you are looking for a classic gender reveal party ideas, be sure to take a look at these ideas from Christina Clark Events! She even included some bonus ideas on how to involve your male guests!
38. “Whoo” Will It Be Gender Reveal Party– This whimsical owl gender reveal is SUCH a fun idea! Use an owl theme to announce the gender of your new baby! Lauren from Crave.Indulge.Enjoy has come up with some adorable party activities and treat ideas, including a gorgeous owl-inspired cake!
39. Handsome Fella/Gorgeous Lil’ Lady Gender Reveal Party– Here is another DARLING gender reveal party idea from Cristina at Le Partie Sugar! I love how she used a bright color scheme and bold patterns to decorate this fun party! Not only are her decorations original, but she also included some creative activity ideas including a voting booth and ballots, thank you gifts, and a special reveal idea!
40. “Waddle” It Be Gender Reveal Party– I think this duck-inspired gender reveal idea is JUST THE CUTEST! Seriously, how fun are these party decorations and game ideas?! Kate has even provided 6 great steps on how to throw the PERFECT gender reveal party!
41. Laboratory Gender Reveal Party– Okay, I totally died laughing when I came across this unique gender reveal party from Rebecca at The First Hundred! Seriously— you need to check this one out! From the decorations to the BIG gender reveal, Rebecca has come up with the ULTIMATE science themed gender reveal party!
42. Gender Reveal Election– Are you looking for a fun and original idea to reveal the gender of your new baby? Then you are going to LOVE this idea from Jen at Sweeten Your Day Events! Check out this adorable election-themed gender reveal party! Let your guests cast their votes prior to the “official” gender reveal results!
43. What Will It “Bee” Gender Reveal Party– This gender reveal party from Libby Lane Press is “buzzing” with ideas! Check out all the details on how to throw the perfect bumble bee-inspired gender reveal party!
44. Preppy Giraffe Gender Reveal Party– I am obsessing over this preppy gender reveal party featured on Inspired By This! Don’t you just love this giraffe-themed party with it’s polka dot patterns and gold accents? It is truly the perfect preppy gender reveal party!
45. Ice Cream Social Gender Reveal Party– If ice cream has been on your list of pregnancy cravings, this ice cream social gender reveal party might be PERFECT for you! Check out these delicious ideas from Kristen Overbary including a yummy blue and pink ice cream bar!
46. Lace and Lures Gender Reveal Party– I love every detail about this “Gone Fishin'” gender reveal party from Aislinn Kate! Cast your line for a fun gender reveal surprise!
47. Bows or Beaus Gender Reveal Party– Okay, this gender reveal is just precious! I love all the fun decorations, props, and game ideas! Use bows and mustaches to throw a fun gender reveal party for the entire family!
48. Gender Reveal Countdown Party- If you are planning on announcing your baby’s gender near or on New Year’s Eve, take a look at this creative gender reveal party from Sarah at Indianapoluxe for some great ideas!
49. Boho Inspired Gender Reveal– This amazing bohemian styled gender reveal party is FULL of awesome ideas! From the tassel streamers to the floral crowns, throw a stylish party your friends and family won’t forget! I ESPECIALLY love the final balloon reveal idea from Michele at the end of the party! Be sure to check out all the beautiful boho details!
50. Gold and Black Gender Reveal Party– Here is a fun twist on the typical gender reveal party! Instead of using pink and blue, use gold and black! Jasmine from Idea! Event+Style asked her guests to come to the party dressed in black if they thought it was a BOY or GOLD if they thought it was a girl! This is such a fun idea and way to get your guests involved!
10 GENDER REVEAL GAMES
51. Voting on Baby’s Gender Activity– One great way to get your guests involved during a gender reveal party is to have them cast their votes! Have them write down guesses about the baby’s gender on slips of paper. Tally up the results on a large chalkboard for a fun interactive activity!
52. Baby Name Suggestion Game– Another great activity to involve your guests during your gender reveal party is to have them write down name suggestions for your baby on slips of paper! You might even get a good laugh out of this fun idea!
53. Gender Reveal Scavenger Hunt– For the big reveal, send your guests on a fun scavenger hunt!
54. Gender Reveal Party Photo Props– Print off some fun gender reveal photo props (bows, mustaches, bow ties, etc.) for a fun interactive activity for your guests! Invite your guests to select a prop based on what they think the gender of your baby will be and pose for a fun and memorable photo!
55. Gender Reveal Party Pins– Create your very own DIY gender reveal pins for your guests to wear during your special party! Have your guests choose a pin based on their guess for your baby’s gender!
56. Wishes for New Baby Activity– This is a great and meaningful activity, perfect for a gender reveal party! Prepare slips of paper, pens, and envelopes for your guests to write notes to your future babe! Your child will definitely cherish these thoughtful letters in the future!
57. Gender Reveal Teams– Another great way to involve your guests in your gender reveal party, is by having them select “teams”- Pink vs. Blue! You might even encourage them to pick sides by wearing PINK or BLUE to the party! Don’t forget to take pictures of each team!
58. Gender Reveal Group Quiz - Question: Were more boys or girls born after World War 1? The answer is BOYS! You can use fun questions to test your guest’s knowledge for a fun gender reveal activity! You can either find your own questions or use this gender reveal quiz from Through Clouded Glass!
59. Gender Reveal Jeopardy Game– Here is another fun gender reveal party activity! Bring out the competitive side of your guests with a DIY gender reveal Jeopardy game!
60. Gender Reveal Old Wives Tale Game– Predict the gender of your baby with some Old Wives Tales!
16 GENDER REVEAL SWEET TREATS
61. Gender Reveal Tie-Die Cupcake– For a creative gender reveal cupcake, try out a tie-died style frosting! When your family bites into this delicious treat they will be thrilled to fun a colorful surprise! Check out Dessert Now, Dinner Later for instructions on how to create these yummy gender reveal cupcakes!
62. Gender Reveal Rosette Cake– Isn’t this gender reveal cake from I Am Baker beautiful! Use two different colors of frosting (blue and pink, of course!) for a pretty gender reveal baked dessert! For a full tutorial on how to create this gorgeous rose effect, click here!
63. Fun-Filled Gender Reveal Cake– Why not use colored candy to fill a cake for a fun gender reveal surprise! Get the full “how-to” from Betty Crocker herself!
64. Cookie Dough Sandwich Gender Reveal– Okay is it just me or do these cookie dough sandwiches look deeeeeeelicious! Don’t forget to fill these goodies with a pink or blue center! Check out the recipe on Sweet Twist of Blogging!
65. Confetti Gender Reveal Cookies– Take a look at these darling gender reveal cookies from Lisa at Wine and Glue! They are SUCH a cute way to tell your friends and family the gender of your baby!
66. Gender Reveal Truffles– Here is another delicious sweet treat to reveal the gender of your baby! Check out this sugar cookie truffle recipe from Serene! Simply use food coloring to tint the inside of your truffles for a yummy surprise!
67. Gender Reveal Doughnuts– Did you know you can request special pink/blue filled doughnuts from Kripsy Kreme?! This is such a easy way to surprise and announce the gender of your soon-to-be babe to your friends and family!
68. Filled Gender Reveal Cupcakes– Yum yum! I love this simple idea from Iowa Eats Girl! Use colored frosting to fill a cupcake for a special gender reveal surprise!
69. Gender Reveal Fortune Cookies– I think this idea is absolutely genius! Create a special gender reveal using fortune cookies! Check out all the DIY details from Jenna at Mom, The Intern!
70. Blue and Pink Gender Reveal Cotton Candy– If you are looking for a sweet treat to announce the gender of your baby, you might try using cotton candy! Check out this darling cotton candy gender reveal booth from Ceebee!
71. Ombre Gender Reveal Cake– Create a stylish gender reveal cake with this unique ombre effect from Style Me Pretty Living!
72. Gender Reveal Cream Puffs– So if I am being 100% honest, I am totally addicted to cream puffs. There… I said it! I think that is one reason I am so in love with the idea of using them to reveal the gender of a baby! Get the full instructions on how you can create your very own gender reveal cream puffs at Sweet Twist of Blogging!
73. Gender Reveal Cake– Use food coloring to create a special gender reveal cake! I especially love this cake from Amanda at Amanda Cupcake where she layered variations of the same color for an interesting effect!
74. Onsie Gender Reveal Cookies– I mean seriously, how cute are these little onsie cookies! Create a unique gender reveal surprise with the fun-filled goodies!
75. Gender Reveal Oreo Cookies– How cute are these chocolate covered gender reveal oreos! And the best part? They are SOOOO easy to make! Check out the FOUR ingredient recipe at Love To Be in The Kitchen!
76. Gender Reveal Cake Pops– Cake pops are another great treat for a fun gender reveal! Rose from Rose Bakes a great recipe for these unique gender reveal goodies!
12 GENDER REVEAL IDEAS FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY
77. Gender Reveal using Silly String– Pass out cans of pink or blue silly string to your friends and members of your family. Don’t forget to wrap the cans in white paper so they don’t know the color inside! On the count of three, have your loved ones spray you and your spouse with silly string! Your family and friends will LOVE this interactive gender reveal surprise!
78. Confetti Gender Reveal Poppers– You can either purchase or create your own DIY confetti poppers! Give each family member their own popper for a fun blue or pink confetti surprise!
79. Confetti Filled Balloons– Fill black balloons with pink or blue confetti! Have your family and friends gather around you as you pop the balloon and release the colored confetti! Your loved ones will love this exciting gender reveal!
80. Gender Reveal Darts and Balloons– Another fun way to use balloons for a gender reveal is to fill them with paint and attach them to a board! Let your family members take turns throwing darts at the board for an entertaining gender reveal!
81. Gender Reveal Goodie Boxes– Give each of your family members a gender reveal goodie box! Fill each box with colored (pink or blue) treasures and treats! Have your family open their boxes together for a memorable surprise!
82. DIY Gender Reveal Confetti Box– Create your very own Gender Reveal Confetti Box! Be sure to gather your friends and family around you when you pull the string to reveal your special surprise!
83. Friends and Family Balloons in a Box Reveal– We mentioned above how you can take an ADORABLE gender reveal photo with a box filled with colored balloons, but this is also a great way to share the news with your family! Let your friends and family members actually open the box for an exciting reveal!
84. Individual Gender Reveal Confetti Boxes– This is such a great gender reveal idea for families! ESPECIALLY for those families with kids! Have each family member pull their own confetti box for a special and individual surprise!
85. Gender Reveal Fireworks– Looking for an “explosive” way to announce the gender of your soon-to-be babe! Well check out this over-the-top idea from Every Saturday is Waffle Day! Use blue or pink fireworks to reveal the gender of your baby!
86. Gender Reveal Pinata– Here is another GREAT way to announce the gender of your baby to your family and friends! Fill the contents of a pinata with either blue or pink candy! Allow your loved ones to take turns hitting the pinata!
87. Giant Gender Reveal Puzzle– Talk about creative! Take a look at this giant gender reveal puzzle idea! Let your family and friends put puzzle pieces together to discover the gender of your new baby!
88. Gender Reveal Story Game– I am SO in love with this gender reveal story game! It’s a FANTASTIC way to get everyone you love involved! Check out all the details from our very own Diva, Candice!
12 LONG DISTANCE GENDER REVEAL IDEAS
89. Sonogram Gender Reveal Card– Looking for a way to share the news long distance? You might try printing off copies of your sonogram and attaching it to colored cardstock like this idea from Lisa Kristie! Your loved ones will love receiving this special surprise in the mail!
90. DIY Baby Diaper Gender Reveal Card– Okay, seriously! Aren’t these DIY gender reveal announcements from Kristi Murphy just BEAUTIFUL! Assemble your OWN gender reveal announcements and send them in the mail to your family and friends!
91. Gender Reveal DIY Pull Card– Check out this interactive gender reveal card from Candimandi! It is the perfect way to surprise your family and friends who live long distance! This card has a special pull tab to reveal the gender of your baby! Too cute!
92. Scratch Off Gender Reveal Card– This is such a unique way to announce the gender of your baby to those who live far away! Send a simple gender reveal scratch-off card for a creative surprise they won’t forget!
93. Ultrasound Record Gender Reveal– Here is another great way to share your exciting news with those who live long distance! Fill out this ADORABLE printable from Paging Supermom (find download HERE) and insert it into an envelope with a copy of your ultrasound!
94. Gender Reveal Egg in a Box– Jess from Style Me Pretty Living came up with this DARLING gender reveal idea specifically for long distance family and friends! Send a cute DIY egg to your loved ones with instructions to crack it open! Inside your family and friends with find the perfect gender reveal surprise!
95. Mini Envelope Long Distance Gender Reveal– Create this cute long-distance gender announcement with only a few supplies! Grab some mini envelopes, confetti, and washi tape to create this adorable reveal idea!
96. Small Puzzle Gender Reveal– I am totally in LOVE with this long distance gender announcement using spray paint and puzzle pieces! Check out all the details and instructions from Robin at Kee Creative!
97. Tiny Booties in a Box Gender Reveal– Aren’t these gender reveal booties precious?! These announcements created by Debra at How Cute Are You? are a great way to share your exciting news with long distance family members!
98. Surprise in a Box Gender Reveal– This is another great gender reveal announcement idea, especially to send to with those who don’t live nearby! Whip up a fun-filled package with colored goodies! You family and friends will be thrilled to open your colorful reveal!
99. Long Distance Photo Gender Reveal Card– Use a black and white photo along with a colored photo to recreate this adorable gender announcement from Our Homegrown Spud!
100. Balloon Gender Reveal for Long Distance– Check out this fun idea from The Mombit! Send a pink and blue balloon to your long distance friends and family! Have them blow up the balloons to discover the gender of your newest addition!
You Might Also Like These Related Articles
March 12, 2015
Is he MAD for March Madness? Are you MAD for him? Make his March Madness experience the best yet with fun coupons and love notes!
March 11, 2015
Free printables for an easy-to-prep St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt that the whole family can enjoy!
March 10, 2015
Let your spouse know that your love ShamROCKS with these four fun printables this St.Patrick’s Day!
March 9, 2015
Break out the cards, invite some friends, don’t forget the AWESOME free printables, and you’re ready for a great competitive date night!