Creating Special Announcement Cards

Hey Everyone!

This past week I had the AWESOME privilege of helping my friend announce to her family that she is having her first baby!  So we pulled out the Cricut Imagine and decided to make very fun and simple Baby Announcement cards, but in a non-traditional kind of way.  I’m hoping you’ll enjoy taking a look at what we made and maybe pull some ideas of what you could use these cards for yourself! 🙂

Congratulations Andrew and Jill and expecting your first bundle of Joy!  We can’t wait till baby is here to hug, love and play with!!! 🙂

Here is the Completed Photo (click to Enlarge)

First we selected all the images we wanted from the Cricut Imagine Best Friends Cartridge and Better Together Cartridge!

Use the AUTO FILL function on the Cricut Imagine to fill up the entire sheet of white cardstock with the images we wanted to print and cut out….in this case we needed a total of 10.

We scored all of the Yellow Cardstock that was cut to 5.5″x8.5″ and then scored in the center (4.25″)

Used Popdots or Foam Adhesive to place the layers together on the card.

Used Gray ink for the edges of all Cricut Imagine Images to give a “finished” look and white Gel Pen to create faux Stitching around the entire card for another element that is quick and simple but gives it that special handmade kick!

That quickly we came up with the fun, cheery, easy to make Baby Announcement cards that Jill was able to place photo copies of her first Ultrasound inside.  Her family was happy to see the little baby pictured inside the card in a not so traditional way! 🙂

Hope you enjoyed and have a GREAT day!!!!


  1. Very cute and EXCITING! Congrats to your friend Jill and Andrew! Megan you are such an amazing, creative, and inspiring crafter! ~Sarah

  2. Megan, I love you. I am going to use this idea with a few changes for a baby announcement of my 2nd grandson who is due anytime now. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Megan, that should say I love it, but technically I guess I do since you have so many fantastic ideas. lol

  4. This is such a great idea for a “baby’s coming” announcement!! Love it!!

  5. What a cute idea! Love it.

  6. Jan Lynn says:

    What a special way to let everyone know that a special delivery is on it’s way.

  7. What a beautiful card to announce the new baby! Love the colors. Congratulations to your Friends !

  8. Shellie R says:

    Very cute. Congrats to your friend also.

  9. Annette says:

    What an exciting time in your friend’s lives! Very cute way to announce their baby:)

  10. What a cute idea.I really love it

  11. Rhonda Harre says:

    Congratulations Andrew and Jill! I am happy for you at this exciting time in your lives. God’s Blessing on this new little bundle of Joy. Love the card -what a fun way of sharing your great news.

  12. Adorable!

  13. Sooooo cute!! Wish I had an Imagine to do these types of projects!!

    Ildi-The Craftin Mama

  14. Jessica says:

    Great cards! My youngest son and his girl friend are expecting his first too. She has 2 others who are 17 and 15!!! But they are excited, and so are we!

  15. These are great. Very nice idea. TFS

  16. Joan Peters says:


  17. This is adorable! I love the “untraditional” idea. Congrats to the happy couple.

  18. Stunning card idea, Meagan. U ROck. 🙂

  19. LeeAnn from NC says:

    How cute ! Congratulations to the happy mom and dad !

  20. Great idea. It’s very cute and could work for many things.

  21. How exciting and such a CUTE card! TFS!
    Sherrie K

  22. Very Cute!!!

  23. HRHLadyTina says:

    Very cute!

  24. So adorable, what a great idea!!! as always!!! You Rock!!!

  25. kimberly walker says:

    I love the card. I will use that idea.

  26. I love it. It is so untraditional

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