Inside: Looking for unique gender reveal ideas? Here are 35+ ways to announce your baby’s gender using balloons, confetti, colored powder, and more!
I pulled out my pink top and teal blue skirt.
It was gender reveal picture day!
However, we were going into the pictures blind because we didn’t know what gender our second baby was yet.
Call me crazy, but I wanted to take the photos early when I was dressed with hair and makeup done. So we found a blue wall and a pink wall and covered our bases in case it was either gender.
(You can see which gender it turned out to be under the Colored Clothing section below!)
Even after all of the reveals I’ve seen, I still love watching the joy and excitement on my friends’ faces when they find out their baby’s gender for the first time.
I wanted to round up some of the cutest gender reveal ideas from my fellow mamas, so here are 35+ modern ideas to help you share your exciting news with those you love!
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Gender Reveal Balloon Ideas
Along with baby announcement ideas, balloons are really popular for gender reveals. (Probably because they come in colors like pink and blue and even in words like “boy” and “girl!)
Here are some cute ways to use balloons for your gender reveal:
What do you do at a gender reveal party?
If you have lots of friends and family you want involved in your gender reveal, or this is your first baby, you may want to throw a gender reveal party!
You can have your guests guess the gender when they arrive at the party and should also serve some yummy food to keep people occupied while they wait for everyone.
The main event will be the actual gender reveal so don’t feel like you need to have lots of games or extra activities planned.
Check out all of the fun ideas these mamas came up with for gender reveal party food ideas, games, and decorations:
This gender reveal party Expresso Ever After is so fun! They had tons of different pink and blue colored treats to serve their guests and had them pick a pink bow or blue bow tie to guess the baby’s gender.
This next idea is absolutely adorable!
Her sister crocheted her two different outfits from Beauty and the Beast and then they opened up the gift to see what the gender’s baby was.
Such a cute Beauty and the Beast gender reveal party!
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Flat Lay Gender Reveal Ideas
Flay lays are fun because you can use props, clothing, and even the ultrasound photo to share the exciting news with friends and family!
Colored Powder Gender Reveal Ideas
Using colored powder is probably one of the messiest ways to reveal the gender, but it makes the biggest impact.
Plus the photos are BEAUTIFUL!
Alia shows you how to make the colored powder in her blog post!
Confetti Gender Reveal Ideas
If you want things to be a little less messy than colored powder, but still make a statement, consider a confetti gender reveal.
The pictures are just as amazing!
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Colored Clothing Gender Reveal Ideas
If you want to go a simpler route, consider dressing in the colors that match your baby’s gender! It can still turn out super cute without all of the fuss.
Here’s the photo I mentioned earlier announcing our second baby; a girl!
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Other Unique Gender Reveal Ideas
Here are several other unique and totally do-able gender reveal ideas!
Nicole had such a cute idea to use paint in water guns for her gender reveal and shares all of the details in her blog post.
Surprise baby #3 reveal from Expresso Ever After!
This would be a great idea to share with your family members.
Can you believe they’ve all had the same pattern of genders?!
Once you know your baby’s gender, be sure to check out this list of 700+ modern baby names to help you pick the perfect name for your little one.
Gender reveals can be as simple as creating a graphic or wearing colored clothes, or they can be a huge gender reveal party with confetti, balloons, and gender reveal smoke bombs.
Whatever you choose to do, just make sure someone is there to take pictures, so you can capture everyone’s reactions!
Do you have any favorite gender reveal ideas that I missed? Let me know in the comments!