Planning a party? Then you’ll need party invitations or announcements. Now you could settle for boring old paper invitations. Or you could use a really creative way to announce the party. Here are Unique DIY party invitations to announce get-togethers, baby or bridal shower, birthday parties, holiday events, graduation open houses or any other gig you’re hosting.
Balloon birthday party invitations for bridal shower or other parties–Purchase larger sized inflatable latex balloons. Choose a color that corresponds to party theme or seasonal colors. Inflate the balloon and write details of party invitations–who for, what, when, where, RSVP–on inflated balloon. Deflate balloon, mail,to guests, but don’t explain. Let guests figure out what to do.
Jigsaw puzzle bridal shower or birthday party invitations. Purchase blank jigsaw puzzles or make your own. Write party details on assembled jigsaw puzzle. Take puzzle apart and mail the pieces. Make your own jigsaw puzzle. Print pictures of the person the party is for. Paste to cardboard. Write party announcements on the other side. Cut cardboard into pieces. You can just print pictures and write party announcements on that. Or use recycled cereal boxes for jigsaw puzzle party invitations. Guests can use picture on the front to assemble party announcements.
Coded message birthday party invitations: Write your party details in code. A simple code for children’s’ parties is the one in which each letter is represented by a number 1-26. (A-1, B-2). For older children and adults use math problems with the letter-number code.
Treasure map birthday party invitations. Make a map of the party location. Write directions in code or clues. For example, if you live on Columbus Ave. Write “you’ll find the party on the street named for the captain of the Santa Maria.”
Edible announcements for bridal shower or birthday party invitations: Kids love these. Write the invitation message and details on sticks of chewing gum with food grade marker (found in cake decorating supplies section). Write invitations on cookies, cupcakes, donuts, mini pizzas, Fruit Leather or Fruit Roll Ups. Hand deliver these party invitations.
Beaded bracelet party invitations or bridal shower announcements: Buy letter and number beads and string them on yarn, floss or leather cord. Include name of person the party is for, time, date and address. You might also write the details on a piece of paper and just put a word one word on the bracelets–party, bon voyage, Merry Christmas, celebrate, etc. Add little gems or charms for charm bracelet party invitations.
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