What occasions are the signs appropriate for?
Birth Announcements, Baby Showers and Gender Reveal Parties What are the signs made of? Each of our Stork Signs are made of the highest quality PVC and are computer cut for consistency. The colors and detail of each sign are made with high quality outdoor vinyl and are not painted.
Is there a delivery fee?
Yes, there is a $10.00 delivery fee to a Greensboro address and $1.00 per mile outside of Greensboro.
Is there a deposit required?
Yes, there is a $100.00 full refundable deposit per stork or carriage. The refund will be processed within 3-5 business days after the stork is picked up, inspected and found to be in the same condition as delivered. Depending on your bank the refund can take 7-10 days to post back to your account.
How to order and pay for the rental service?
Orders and payment can be done directly on the website or by phone. We accept Visa, Discover, MasterCard, and American Express. Payment must be paid in full prior to the delivery of your sign. Do I get to keep the Stork? No, the fee is for rental only but if you ordered a personalized stork the Bundle of Joy will be left on the doorstep for the new family to have as a memory of this special time. Generic Bundles will not.
What information is needed when placing the order?
The date of the event if it’s for a baby shower or a reveal party. We need the delivery address and contact phone number. We also need to know any special instructions like: if it’s going to a gated community and how to get in, if you want it in a special location in the yard, or if we need to avoid a location in the year because of underground equipment i.e. a sprinkler system. If you want your announcement customized we will need the correct spelling of the baby’s first and middle name, the weight, the length, and date of birth.
How far in advance should I order the announcement?
When mom delivers just give us a call. We try our best to deliver within 24-48 hours and strive to be there before the new family gets home especially if it's a surprise gift. The sooner you can contact us after the baby is born the better. If the stork is for a baby shower or a reveal party it always a good idea to order in advance to ensure availability. We will deliver the day of or the day before the party. We will try to accommodate your request to the best of our ability.
Does someone need to be home when the stork is delivered?
No, there's no need for someone to be home when your stork yard sign is delivered, but the address should be clearly marked so we don't deliver to the wrong house. If there is a special area in the yard where you would like your stork to be placed please let us know when you place your order, otherwise we will use our best judgment.
What about pick up?
Rentals are for 3, 7, or 10 days. We will strive to pick up the stork after the party has ended or at the end of the day of the rental period. Please call to make arrangements to have it picked up sooner.
If the stork is a gift, how will the family know who it came from?
When a stork is rented as a gift, a card will be left for the new parents that announces who sent it.
How can you make your Gender Reveal party special?
Finding out the gender of the baby is such an exciting time. Why not make it more memorable by having a Storks announce the news in front of all your family and friends. This can be done in two ways.
1)If you know the sex but you want to reveal it to your friend and family in a big way you can order a Gender Neutral Stork that includes a wrapped bundle that reads Jump for joy, it’s a boy, or a giggle, a curl, it’s a sweet baby girl. Party guests will find out what the baby will be once the parents-to-be unveil the bundle. OR
2)If you do NOT know the sex, have your OB provider put the sex of the baby in a sealed envelope and bring it to the reveal party. Order a Gender Neutral Stork that says ______________. When the stork arrived tape the sealed envelope to the back of stork. Create a sex of the babyguessing game, the winner get to open the envelope and reveal it to you and the family.
Do I get to keep the Stork?
No, the fee is for rental only but the personalized stork the “Bundle of Joy” and sibling signs will be left
on the doorstep as a memory of this special time. Generic grandparent bundles will not.
Do you offer sibling signs?
Yes. The baby’s siblings really enjoy being included at this special time and they love seeing their names displayed on a sign just for them. We will customize their name on a star or a cloud, just choose the saying from the list below. Make the proud big brother or sisters feel special.
Do you offer something for the grandparents?
We didn’t forget about the proud grandparents. Whether it's their first grandchild or their 10th, grandparents love to talk about the new addition. Our beautiful Storks can be proudly displayed in their front lawn to let all of their friends and neighbors know the exciting news. Receive a customized Stork with Proud Grandparents of Baby __________ OR save 20% and select a generic Stork with It’s a Grandson/Daughter.
What if I don’t have a lawn for the Stork?
No problem! Just order our Personalized Bundle of Joy Keepsake Door Sign which has the baby’s name, birth date, weight, and length and we will put it on your front door with one of our pink or blue bows. The "Bundle of Joy" is yours to keep and there is no rental period. This is a great option for people living in apartments or for decorating an office. We can even ship your Door Sign if you live outside our delivery area, delivery fees will apply.
Can I change the location of my Stork?
We ask that you DO NOT attempt to move your Stork. When making your reservation please let us know if there is a specific area where you would like your Stork to be placed or we will use our best judgement. Moving the Stork could cause damage. If you would like the sign to be removed or picked up early please call us (336) 4Moms2Be or 466-6722 and will make arrangements to do so as soon as possible.
Can I add thing to the Stork?
Please do not attach anything to the stork sign, including balloons. If a balloon was to pop, the sun would melt the latex on to the sign and this would cause permanent damage to the sign.
Can children play on the Stork?
Our Storks are for decorative purposes ONLY. Our signs are not designed to endure children climbing on them. For the safety of your children please do not allow them to play on or near our Stork Yard Sign. If injuries result from children playing on or near our Stork, we will not be held liable.
What happens if the Stork get damaged?
Our signs are sturdy and long lasting and are designed to withstand all types of weather. The homeowner will be responsible for any damage to the sign by moving, mowing around it, attaching balloons to it or by letting children or animals play on or with it. We appreciate you taking good care of our stork signs while they are in your yard!
Personalized products can’t be canceled for a refund but.... We understand that unexpected circumstances can arise. We will assess the situation and determined if a refund is appropriate. If we made an error, we will promptly fix the problem. Please contact us as soon as possible so that we can correct any errors. You will receive a full refund if extreme weather conditions prevent us from setting up your sign.
You will NOT receive a refund if any of the following apply:
1) You forget to call us with the information for the Stork.
2) We are unable to get into a gated community for ANY reason If we feel a dog or other animals are threatening or refuses to allow us onto the property
3) The homeowner or recipient does not allow us to set up the sign or calls us to request that we pick up the sign prior to the end of the rental period
What are the signs made of?
Each of our Stork Signs are made of the highest quality PVC and are computer cut for consistency.
The colors and detail of each sign are made with high quality outdoor vinyl and are not painted.
Can I mow around the Stork?
When mowing your yard during be careful not to trim too close to the base of the stork, contact with the sign will damage it and be careful when using a blower around it because it too could damage the stork.