Shower plans are in the works, the nursery is getting cuter by the day and you’ve even started scoping out the perfect baby announcements. So what’s left to do before your little bundle of joy arrives? An awful lot, we’re sure, but one thing you definitely won’t want to miss out on is the chance to snap some creative pregnancy pics of that cute belly. Get ready to snag some inspiration from these 15 creative photo ideas that show off your bump in style.

1. Out for a Spin: Matching mother-daughter flower crowns, pretty white dresses and a shiny cycle make for the perfect summertime photo shoot. (via Riley & Grey)

2. Status Update: Finally nearing the end of baby’s nine month upload? Grab a paintbrush and create your own unique status update. (via Hello Little World)

3. Ready to Pop: For a maternity shoot that’s nothing but fun, let this poppin’ pic inspire a special touch of whimsy. (via Our Averyday Life)

4. The Perfect Pumpkin: Expecting your own little “pumpkin” this fall? Pick one up at a local patch for a seasonally inspired photo shoot. (via Carolina Charm)

5. Time-Lapse: If you’re a planner and have time to think ahead, this is a great way to include other kids in a photo series and capture great memories of your nine month journey. (via Funny Junk)

6. Bump Ahead: Life’s journey may be filled with its ups and downs, but a picture like this lets everyone know there’s one bump you’re happy to encounter along the way. As seen here, it’s also the perfect choice for a pregnancy announcement before you’ve really started to show. (via Top Inspired)

7. The Doctor’s In: Get others involved! This adorable idea is a great way for big brothers or sisters to share the limelight. (via Mother Tour)

8. Retro Beach Day: Celebrate your future surfer babe by hitting the sand with a board, some sunnies and a totally rockin’ bikini. (via 100 Layer Cake-let)

9. Splendor in the Grass: We can’t decide what we love most about this simple yet stunning photo. The grassy backdrop, mom’s colorful top and dad’s super sweet baby bump kiss all make us swoon. (via A Diary of Lovely)

10. Beach Beauty: When it comes to capturing the perfect maternity pic, nothing beats sun, sand and a stunningly beautiful flower crown. (via 100 Layer Cake-let)

11. Baby Makes Four: Get ready for some creative calculations, ‘cause when baby’s on the way 2 + 1 pregnant mama = 4! (via Mum’s Grapevine)

12. Bun in the Oven: This is another creative idea to spread the news before your bump has fully blossomed. Everyone loves a good pun. (via Raft Media Photography)

13. Then and Now: Hear that? It’s the sound of all of your relatives and friends ooh-ing and aah-ing over this super cute collage that can double as a baby announcement and a framed picture to hang in the nursery. (via david, natalie + jude)

14. Mermaid-Inspired Beauty: Our very own Misty Spinney posed for this gorgeous photo, just a month before her little Elijah was born. We love the raw natural energy behind this photo, and that mermaid dress is amazing! (via Misty Spinney)

15. Time-Lapse Video: Finally, the time-lapse to top all others is seen here in this awesomely creative video by Tom Fletcher from McFly. Imagination, plus a series of daily pregnancy shots, are all you need to recreate it yourself. The original song is totally optional. (via BuzzFeed)

Which of these pregnancy photo ideas are you in love with? How do you plan to capture your beautiful bump? Share your thoughts below or on Facebook.