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How do you write baby shower invitations?

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When writing baby shower invitations, the sender should include the time and date of the shower, the address and gift registry information. Keep the invitation gender-neutral unless the baby's gender is known.

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How do you write baby shower invitations?
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The sender may decide to include the expecting mother and father's names in the invitation, along with the anticipated due date. If the expectant parents registered at a gift registry, the company may have provided a slip of paper with the registry information on it, which can be included along with the invitation.

Hosts may choose to send a paper card through the mail, or they may decide to invite guests electronically. Some ways of sending a baby shower invitation online include creating a Facebook event, sending an email or inviting guests via an e-card. Many e-cards are available with baby shower themes at Evite.com.

To add aesthetic appeal, the sender can choose an eye-catching design for the invitation. Bright pastel colors are a popular option for baby showers. Yellow, green and purple are widely accepted gender-neutral colors. Many quotes and short poems about the arrival of a new baby are available online that the sender can include on the front of the card, or the sender can create her own to add a personal touch. The sender can also experiment with different types of folding cards, postcards and envelopes.

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