They requested a gender-neutral color palette and suggested ducks (the gold standard in the gender neutral baby market). I immediately went to Make Way for Ducklings. It is perfect for two Boston-loving Harvard grads (and it is one of my favorites.) I also wanted to steal the title for their announcement.
*I painted the characters with micro detail paint brushes. I wanted to keep the lettering sharp, so I used the fine tip of my two-sided food writer. I piped the quatrefoil and marching duck cookies with 15 count royal icing using PME round tips 0 and 1.