Ready to tell the world more about the baby you’re expecting? Use these 5 simple gender reveal ideas for a gender reveal photo shoot!
Simple Gender Reveal Photo Shoot Ideas
You’re expecting a baby — congratulations!
You’ve had your ultrasound and know the sex of your baby — congratulations!
But you’re also still living your life and busy and also… tired. Bone tired.
So you want to share your exciting news with the world, in an easy way.
So you can still have time for an extra nap (take care of yourself, mama!).
Here are 3 simple gender reveal photo shoot ideas — some of them you don’t even have to show yourself and your tired face 😉
PS: They’re cheap, too, so you can save your pennies for decorating the nursery!
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1: A Gender Reveal Sign
A boy or girl sign is an easy way to photograph a gender reveal!
Our printable pregnancy sign sets include both the Hello World as pictured below, and “It’s a Boy” and “It’s a Girl” variations. Just type in your info, print, and snap a picture.
Add a colorful accessory (either a baby’s or your own) and you’re ready to reveal!
I know fellow Remodelaholics always have spare paint chips around, so I loved this paint swatch gender reveal idea!
2: Use Balloons
There’s just something inherently fun about using balloons for photos, and a gender reveal is definitely fun!
Grab a pre-made gender reveal balloon kit or stop by the party store for pink or blue balloons for a photo using a sign (like our printable above) or a photo like this:
or a baby announcement made with scrabble tiles (or make your own jumbo scrabble tiles!)
or by doing a balloon drop pull string pinata! (or reverse it and let helium balloons float out of the box)
3: Pink or Blue Food
If you’re wanting to make a video, we loved doing our Pie in the Face gender reveal! And you can see our kids did, too!
For simpler gender reveal food ideas, you can take a photo
- sipping a pink or blue soda and ice cream float or fruity cream float or mocktail
- biting into a blue velvet cupcake or pink strawberry meringue cookie
- baking up a batch of chocolate chip M&M cookies — with only pink or blue M&Ms!
Congratulations on your baby!
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- Printable Baby Milestone Infographic Poster
- Baby Milestone Card Printable Set
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