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« on: June 27, 2011 07:05:26 AM »

We waited until I was 12 weeks along to tell our parents we were pregnant.  We wanted to do something cute, something funny, something that smelled like a crafting opportunity.  So I conceived of (pun intended) and created these cards.  We presented them to DH's family after a dinner at the in-laws' one night (they live close), and mailed them out to my family, with express instructions not to open until they are on the phone with us.  

Here was the grand reveal.

I made 7 of these suckers.  With google image, glue stick, card stock, and my trusty X-acto.

Each person saw this:

Yes, it's an oven.  The "door" says "PULL".  So they did and saw this:

Slightly confused (or disappointed, if they understood the euphemism at this point), they opened the card to see this:

And then there was mass hysteria and excitement.  Yes, we're having twins.  Two buns in the oven!

« Last Edit: June 27, 2011 07:09:00 AM by lil_abi » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2011 07:38:52 AM »

First off, Congrats!!! How wonderful!
Secondly - what a lovely and clever idea!
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2011 09:05:40 AM »

Congrats!! really cute idea Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2011 09:06:18 AM »

These cards are adorable.  CONGRATS!!

I hope it's not too much to expect, but I am hoping to see your twins join in the hilarious crafting photoshoots you and your hubby do.  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2011 12:29:11 PM »

That's completely adorable. And congratulations!! Your family must be so thrilled!
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2011 10:04:22 PM »

How clever! Congratulations!
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« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2011 02:48:18 AM »

Congrats! The cards are so cute and funny. =)
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« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2011 05:10:12 AM »

Congratulations on your twins Smiley What a fun way to tell your family Cheesy

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