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So, what are gender reveal parties? They’re the hot new trend in the entertaining world. These days, we all love having a reason to celebrate, and there’s nothing more celebratory than discovering the gender of your future child with family and friends in a festive setting. Parents to be: Add this party idea to the “to-do list.”

THEME IDEAS:

Gender Reveal Party Idea

Gender Reveal Party IdeaColorful Gender Reveal Party / Pizzazzerie

Le Partie Sugar styled this colorful and trendy gender reveal party with the theme “Handsome Fella or Gorgeous Lil’ Lady.” A gender-neutral color palette of apple green, red and sky blue ensures the secret stays hidden until the very end. Guests can even cast their gender vote (mustache for a boy and lips for a girl) before a blue or pink balloon floats out of a box to the parents’ surprise.

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FOOD REVEAL IDEAS:

Gender Reveal Party CakeGender Reveal Cake / Sweet Kiera

Gender Reveal Party CupcakesGender Reveal Cupcakes / cream & flutter

You can discover the gender of your baby in lots of clever ways. One of my favorites is through cakes or cupcakes. Imagine biting into a delicious mystery cupcake only to uncover a creamy blue filling … it’s a boy!

PHOTO REVEAL IDEAS:

Gender Reveal PhotoGender Reveal Photo Session / Mallory Buck Photography

Not up for throwing a party? Here’s a fun way to still capture the emotion and excitement of the big news. In this sweet gender reveal photoshoot, photographer Mallory Buck spoke with the ultrasound tech to hide the appropriately-colored balloons in the box. The gender reveal was captured on camera and is a great way to share the news with friends and family.

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16 Responses

  1. AS says:

    I have never heard anyone say a gender reveal party would be selfish. Weird. My niece and her husband are so excited about having their first baby and are hosting a party. They haven’t asked for anything.. Just for family and friends to come and celebrate our new family member. We are all so excited!

  2. […] also threw my friend a ‘gender reveal’ party a few months ago for close friends and family.  For this party I used this mustache and bow […]

  3. jgammy says:

    It's fun and the most unselfish thing
    . Even the parents waited to find out and the joy was shared by close friends and family together. They were so gracious to share the news and not keep it to themselves. A loving time for all.

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