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There are few greater surprises in life than finding out you are pregnant.
Next is finding out the gender of said baby, whether in the womb, or by waiting until he or she is born.
That’s why I think it’s so fitting that people love doing a box gender reveal – there’s a surprise waiting inside for you!
It’s like Christmas morning in a box.
Boxes for Gender Reveal
No matter if the box contains a simple note, a gender reveal balloon, smoke, exploding confetti, or perhaps even fireworks, it’s a fun thing to open – or whack if you are doing a gender reveal confetti box (aka gender reveal pinata) – whether just for you and your spouse, or to a friend or family member, or with a big group of people at a whole gender reveal party.
The question now is, how do you want to do your gender reveal boxes?
Gender Reveal Box for Sale
If you do not want to make your own gender reveal box, here are some popular places where to buy gender reveal boxes:
You can also get the above large 17″x17″ inch gender reveal
Gender Reveal Surprise box
If you are looking to send your gender reveal box to someone, you may love these ideas:
Intended to be sent to parents/grandparents living far away, this gender reveal balloon in a box from Lacey Lace on Etsy is adorably perfect for doing that!
Share the news with friends and family out of state with these adorable crocheted booties in blue or pink in a box from Natalie’s Baby Boutique on Etsy.
If you prefer hats, you can grab two crocheted baby hats in cute gender reveal boxes from Amazon.
Send a personalized announcement via a baby onesie in a box from Case Truck from Etsy.
Gender Reveal Party Favor Boxes
Gender Reveal Box Decorations
If you are looking to make a fun gender reveal centerpiece, I love this gender reveal box idea with balloons and a clear glass box! It makes for quite the gender reveal party decoration!
How to Make a Gender Reveal Box
Of course, you can grab whatever large box you have lying around (like empty moving boxes) and simply wrap it with wrapping paper and/or buy some cute gender reveal box stickers or a gender reveal box decal to slap on the outside.
If you want gender reveal box stickers or decorations, hit up Amazon for a large 8″x10″ Twinkle Twinkle Little Star themed gender reveal sticker or a customized 8″x10″ He or she gender reveal sticker with your last name on it.
This chalkboard print from Lind
However, if those don’t work for your gender reveal sayings your gender reveal party is based on, then you can always make your own gender reveal box decorations.
Gender Reveal Box Ideas
If you want some gender reveal box decoration ideas, I bet you’ll love these
The Thinking Closet has a great tutorial on making a balloon in a box gender reveal, sharing tips for how to do the balloon launch. I also love this DIY gender reveal confetti box from Kara’s Party Ideas.
Or if you are visual, check out this video tutorial on how to make a gender reveal box.
Gender Reveal Smoke Box
I feel like these are so popular right now, and for good reason!!
A smoke bomb gender reveal box is pretty awesome looking and sure to please kids and adults alike! I mean, who doesn’t like smoke bombs?
The lookout for these is to know whether the smoke is safe for indoor or outdoor use only and then use appropriately. Make sure they are non-toxic, especially if you have any asthma sufferers in attendance at your gender reveal party.
Position the gender reveal box so when it opens the wind will blow the smoke away from the party guests!
Lastly, practice this before the day of the big gender
You’ll want to attach the end of the smoke bomb or smoke grenade to the top of the gender reveal box’s lid so it will pull the grenade/bomb fuse and make it go off. The may require you securing the smoke bomb to the bottom of the box as well.
This is why it’s important to practice it first!
Nothing is worse than hyping up people for an awesome gender reveal to only have it dud out on them!!
The other option is for someone to set off the smoke bomb behind the couple’s back too.