20 Baby Announcement Cards to Buy or DIY

Whether you're planning to buy birth announcements or make them yourself, click through this slideshow for some adorable inspiration.   
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Courtesy of simplytoimpress

BUY: Making Introductions

A subtle foil-stamped design draws attention to the main event: your little bundle of joy! Choose between gold, silver, rose gold, and sparkly foil options. $1.21 - $2.09 each, depending on order details. 

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: A Fitting Announcement

"My son was spunky from the start, so I created something that evoked his personality. I printed a card on my home computer and cut it into a tag shape, using fun scrapbook paper as the pocket."
Triana Ord in Spanish Fork, Utah

Courtesy of Minted.
Courtesy of Minted.

BUY: Meet Cute

Pressed with gold or silver foil, these luxe birth announcements will hold a place on your relatives’ refrigerators for weeks to come. Six different paper options make these cards customizable for everyone. $1.98 each.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Stamp It

"These were assembled using a color printer and a rubber stamp, ordered especially for this project. We also used it to decorate plates and napkins for her christening party."
Melanie McCluskey from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Courtesy of Shutterfly
Courtesy of Shutterfly

BUY: Double Trouble

Looking for a two-in-one birth announcement? The clever card displays your twin babies separately, and it opens up to reveal a swoon-worthy group shot. $0.99 - $1.85 each, depending on order details. 

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Memorable Mobile

"My creative friend Stacy Southwick designed these for me, and we assembled them together. It was an inventive way to share multiple pictures."
Amy Hamilton from Plano, Texas

Courtesy of Zazzle
Courtesy of Zazzle

BUY: Cute Collage

This collage-style birth announcement is perfect for parents who can’t narrow down photograph. A burlap design adds country-inspired rustic flair. $2.21 per card.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Many Moods

"We created an announcement and thank-you note combo that aptly reflects our daughter's many moods and expressions!"
Tanya Manning from Waltham, Massachusetts

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Courtesy of Shutterfly

BUY: Baby Banner

This stylish vertical card announces your baby with a colorful banner. Shutterfly offers a pink version and blue version – both complete with polka-dot detailing!

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Vintage Touch

"Having a December baby inspired me to create an announcement that could be hung as an ornament. My love of vintage brought me to use 1940s diaper pins as the main element."
Amy Hazam from Gainesville, Virginia

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Courtesy of simplytoimpress

BUY: Jagged Edges

Break the mold of rectangular birth announcements with this scripted announcement. You can choose from eight different card shapes, ranging from zig-zag borders to rounded edges. $0.77-$1.10 each, depending on order details.    

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Fashionably Cute

"I wanted my daughter's announcements to be unique. I traced her tiny all-in-one; printed my favorite photo; and then cut, glued, and tied them together."
Shauna Timmons from Goleta, California

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Courtesy of Pear Tree

BUY: Faux Frame

On this elegant birth announcement, the gilded embellishments (available in gold, aqua, sage green, and rose gold) resemble a picture frame. The back displays text and a five-photo collage. $1.24 - $2.39 each, depending on order details. 

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Spin It

"I made this announcement for my brother and his wife. I created a cutout and a wheel that people could spin to see three pictures of the new baby."
Mackenzie Sasser from Provo, Utah

Courtesy of Minted.
Courtesy of Minted.

BUY: Birds and Bunnies

Your baby girl is innocently precious, so decorate your birth announcement with the sweetest things nature has to offer: bunnies, birds, and flowers. $1.21 - $2.56 each, depending on order details. 

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Stamp It

"We are big outdoors people, and when Ridge was born the ink prints of his hands and feet reminded my husband of nature books he had as a young child."
Danielle Bryson from Atlanta, Georgia

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Courtesy of Shutterfly

BUY: Christmas Card Announcement

If your baby arrives near the holidays, turn your family Christmas card into a birth announcement. This template includes a bit of humor: "We traded silent nights for a bundle of joy." $0.79 - $1.60 each, depending on order details. 

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Play Ball

"Boys in our family have collected baseball cards for many years. It is for that reason that these cards, which announce the birth of a new generation, were created."
Nate and Jen Hardin from Merriam, Kansas

Courtesy of The Stationery Studio
Courtesy of The Stationery Studio

BUY: Triple the Fun

This three-photo layout lets parents introduce their triplets to the world. $0.77 each.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

DIY: Keepsake Collector

"We wanted to introduce our twins in a unique way, hoping to make a keepsake. Our friends and relatives use this paper folio to store the new pics we send out."
Nicole Simpson from Franklin, Tennessee

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