Creative Ways To Make Birthday Invitations
Want to make birthday invitations for your upcoming party but not sure where to start? You can make your own invitations that are personalized and one of a kind, and still keep your sanity. Here are some ideas to make handmade birthday invitations that are easy to make and creative>
Using Rubber Stamps
Aside from the stamps themselves there are so many fun and interesting products to pair with your stamps! There are inks in just about every color and texture imaginable. Then there is the embossing inks and powders which is how you get that raised ink look you sometimes see on commercially printed invitations. Not to mention adding textures with glitter or flock, or even just coloring your images in with some good watercolor pens.
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Get Creative With Cardstock
Pretty much any and all invitations are made from some sort of cardstock paper. But with the explosion of paper crafts hobbyist and scrapbookers there are so many more options for choosing a cardstock to make birthday invitations with. Peruse the paper aisle of any arts and crafts store, or even stationery stores and your will find an array of cardstock papers in different colors, textures, and weights (thickness). Choose from pretty much every color under the sun, embossed papers, glitter papers, metallic and pearlescent. You name it! And one of my personal favorite options for buying cardstock is the blank pocketfold and pochette invitations. These are a really cool and unique cardstock base in which folds into itself to become both the invitation base and envelope. A pocketfold can lend style to even the most dreary of invitations. To use them all you must do is insert a piece of paper with your invitation wording written on it and you've got a great handmade invitation in itself. Add some printed graphics or even stamped images and you've hit a homerun!
Printable Birthday Invitations
If all of this arts and crafts and hand crafted stuff overwhelms you you can always go with a printable invitation. The beauty of printable invitations is that you can customize and personalize them, but a lot of the tedious steps are omitted. In some cases all you have to do is add your own wording and print on a paper of your choice. If you still crave a little hand crafted touch you can add your own paper backing, ribbon, or charms. Place your printed invitation into a blank pocketfold or pochette!
There are a couple of ways you can create handmade invitation by way of printable birthday invitation. You can:
To make birthday invitations using an invitation template is an easy way to get handmade invitations using your home computer printer. To create invitations with a template all you have to do is download one our printable birthday invitations, change the wording within the template to match that of your upcoming party, print it, and trim the paper. If you print on a nice=ce heavy cardstock then that is all there is to it! But you can also take it a step or two further for fabulous and easy handmade invitations. After printing and trimming, you can then attach them to the inside of a pocketfold invite, or layer them onto a colored cardstock backing. Add your own matching ribbon or charms. The sky is the limit! In the end you will have a great handmade and personalized creation to share with your friends and family.
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