Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower Guest Book
Here's a keepsake that the mom-to-be (and baby!) will treasure for years to come: Have each guest press their thumb into an ink pad to make colorful balloons. Together, everyone creates a collective imprint in the shape of a hot air balloon. Later, it can be framed and mounted on the wall of the baby's room.
Photography: Shanna Sullivan
Source: Martha Stewart
This idea comes from Digital Editor Alexandra Churchill. It was presented from the guests as part of an "Up, Up, and Away" themed baby shower.
Pencil or fine-point marker
Measure and cut cardstock to fit frame. (Tip: We used the backboard of the frame as a template.)
Draw the details (and a special message or date of the event, if desired) of the hot air balloon with a pencil or fine-point marker.
At the event, encourage each guest to leave their thumbprint on the print; let dry completely.
Fit cardstock print in frame and present as a keepsake gift to the mom-to-be.