recent work // gender announcement

We received a sweet request from Lauren. Her and her husband are expecting a baby, and they were hoping to have a custom letterpress card to announce their baby’s gender. A card that they could hand to the sonogram technician to fill out and then seal up. A card that they could open up Christmas morning and read their surprise gender news. A card that was handmade and could be a keepsake for their child’s baby book.

We turned to this classic nursery rhyme for inspiration and created a little card that could be checked off, tucked into a baby envelope and then sealed until Christmas morning. We love how it turned out. Congrats again, Lauren!

6 Responses to “recent work // gender announcement”

  1. PAWLING | print studio // November 3, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    What a sweet idea! And beautifully executed too!

  2. Jenny K. // November 3, 2010 at 10:55 pm

    This is adorable. Thanks for sharing your creativity here on the blog.

  3. Ali @ His Birdie's Nest // November 5, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    These are so cute! What a great idea!

  4. Chelsea @ Lovely Indeed // November 16, 2010 at 3:35 pm

    Such a fantastic idea! And I love the font.

  5. Kate // November 17, 2010 at 7:10 am

    That is so magical!!!! what a wonderful idea! I have to show it to my friend they are expecting a little one but are also keeping it a secret!

  6. Lauren // December 27, 2010 at 10:18 pm

    Dear Julie and Kacey,

    We are writing to say another quick “thank you” for creating our beautiful surprise gender announcement that we opened for Christmas. The card helped make the moment even more special because we will be able to share with our baby how we found out that he would be a boy! The announcement is so beautiful and creative that we smile each time we look at it.

    Thanks again,

    Lauren and Nate

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