Custom birth announcements from Illuminated Invitations #Sponsors#birth announcements October 2 2009 | Ariel offbeatbride This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Home & Life because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. Check out the subtle constellation! How cute are these birth announcements for HunnyDu's little girl Lyra? You remember Lyra, we featured her birth story here not too long ago. HunnyDu asked Illuminated Invitations to come up with something custom in a gender neutral color and they came up with these beauties. The design features stars prominently, since Lyra is also the name of a constellation. This isn't the first time Illuminated Invitations has come up with some Offbeat paper goods. They designed completely custom, completely gorgeous "green" invitations for the infamous porange wedding as well! Get 15% off all Illuminated Invitations offbeat birth announcements until Nov. 1st! Just mention Offbeat mama when you place your order. One great thing about these custom birth announcements is that they're not the standard pink or blue. You can customize the materials and designs in order to get the look and style you want. Total creative liberty to use whatever color scheme you want and whatever design you can imagine. If you're in the mood to drool over more Illuminated Invitations designs, you check them out on Facebook, Etsy, and their blog. Start scheming your custom birth announcements here! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Ariel Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing, chances are good that she's dancing and happy-crying. PREVIOUS How to make PVC lightsabers for your little padawan NEXT Kid's noise cancelling headphones: all the fun with none of the hearing damage Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] Leah of Illuminated Invitations can do ANYTHING with paper, glue and embellishments, and wil always work to give you your own unique product, not cookie cutter dime-a-dozen, been there, done that stuff. And She's an offbeat mama too! Reply Hey, mamas! Offbeat advertising is how we'll be able to keep offbeatmama.com online — so please help us thank Illuminated Invitations for supporting the site by clicking through and checking out their stuff. Oh, and if you know indie businesses or etsy sellers who would love Offbeat Mama, won't you please let them know about us? We want to make Offbeat Mama as sustainable as Offbeat Bride and attracting offbeat advertisers is how we make that work. xo, A. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.