Thursday, September 8, 2011

1st birthday party invitations - farm animal theme

I'm DONE!!  They went in the mail Tuesday morning, so everyone got them yesterday!!  :-)  I love the way they turned out, so cute and exactly what I pictured!!

I used the Pop-Up Neighborhood cart for everything except the '1', its from the Creative Memories Cheerful Seasons cart, I welded the card base together with my Gypsy, all the cardstock is Recollections and the sentiment stamp is from My Pink Stamper 'Sweet Baby' set.  The barn door is embossed using my Cuttlebug and the embossing folder 'Forest Branches'.

I printed the inside on cardstock with my printer then rounded the corners with my Fiskars corner rounder and added the pig!

Then I used a stamp from Hero Arts to decorate the envelope!

I ended up using the MS scoreboard and directions I found here, to make the envelope.  I had a comment last week on my post about these, telling me that the MS scoreboard had directions for a 6x6 envelope on it.  That was actually the reason I bought it and did try it but the envelope was HUGE, at least 6.5x6.5 vs 6x6 like it said, so it didn't work.  But luckily I cound the other directions and they worked perfectly and I didn't even need extra postage, just a plain 'ole stamp!

Thanks for stopping by!  Next I have to make his banner and thank you notes, so hopefully those will go much quicker then the invites!  :-)  Have a great day!


  1. Well it was a lot of hard work but it is absolutely adorable! So cute, I love it!

  2. Oh my gosh, these are so amazingly adorable!! I just love them! The barn is so great and the animals could not be cuter! What awesome invites!! :D


  3. Hi Kim,

    So funny that I posted earlier today, guess what? You won my candy over at my blog! I will be sending you an e-mail so look for an e-mail from america57.

  4. What fun invites! Great job!


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