5 Tips for Chic & Cheap Baby Announcements

By Jessica Reinhart

Your little bundle of joy has arrived and it’s time to herald the news of their birth to the world (or at least a handful of your favorite friends and family members). Depending on the size of your inner circle it’s easy to break the bank spending hundreds of dollars on birth announcements. Luckily there are affordable options available that don’t sacrifice style. In fact, we’ve found some unique low cost alternatives, plus a few steals and deals just for RedPlum readers. Here are just a few of our favorites:

Smilebox
If after purchasing all that adorable baby gear you find yourself without a budget for announcements consider sending a virtual baby card for FREE via Smilebox.com.

Shutterfly
Share your new babes smile with the world on a customized photocard. With some seriously sophisticated and stylish designs and prices as low as $0.45 a card, you’ll have more than enough money left over for that cute post-maternity outfit you’ve been eyeing. And get free shipping on orders of $50 or more with promotion code: SHIP50

Kodak Gallery
Perhaps best known for producing quality prints of your digital photos, Kodak Gallery also has a range of designer cards and announcements that are perfect for the budget conscious. We love their Bunny Scalloped-Edge card by Martha Stewart (as low as $0.69 each).

Vista Prints
Specializing in fully customizable cards that can be designed, printed and delivered in as little as three days, VistaPrint.com is the perfect fit for the mom or dad whose a little behind the ball on getting those announcements out. Cards start as low as $0.79, and RedPlum readers will enjoy an extra 25% off when you make a purchase via www.vistaprint.com/redplum.

Smiles Across Miles Cards
Unique and adorable birth announcements as low as $0.90 per card, plus receive an extra 10% off your total order when you sign up for the Smiles Across Miles email list.

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