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‘Let’s Do Cocktails’ Printable Invitations

by Amy Moss

Keep these fun flamingo invitations in your purse, ready to make quick and impromptu cocktail dates with friends! They’re super-easy to make and come in three pretty shades. Simply print out, construct and write your message on the back.

'Let's Do Cocktails' Printable Invitations | Oh Happy Day!'Let's Do Cocktails' Printable Invitations | Oh Happy Day!

Materials: Color printer, Thick glossy photo card stock (I’ve used Canon 275gsm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II), Gold card stock, Ruler, Cutting board, X-acto knife, Pencil, Scissors, Rounded corner punch (optional), Mini craft brads (paper fasteners)

Step 1: Download the PDF at the bottom of this post and print out onto thick, glossy photo paper. Note: Do not use Mac Preview to view or print the PDF, as colours may come out completely wrong. Use Adobe Reader instead.
Step 2: Use your x-acto knife, ruler and cutting board to cut out the invitation. If you have a round corner punch, you can use this to round out the corners. Use scissors to cut out the wing template.
Step 3: Place the wing template face down on the back of your gold card and trace around the edge with your pencil.
Step 4: Place the gold wing into place on the invitation- make sure it is covering the “Let’s Do Cocktails” text. Please use the photos in this post as a guideline for where to place the wing to ensure that the text can be seen fully when you swing the wing around.
Step 5: Use your x-acto knife to create a hole in both the wing and card and slip a mini brad through to attach the wing to the card. Fasten at the back.

'Let's Do Cocktails' Printable Invitations | Oh Happy Day!'Let's Do Cocktails' Printable Invitations | Oh Happy Day!

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  1. Courtney

    August 12, 2013

    these are awesome. i think i’ll plan a cocktail outing, just to use these.

  2. Lisa (sugarlily cookie)

    August 12, 2013

    Adorable!

  3. Sarah

    August 12, 2013

    I LOVE these! They are so adorable! They include everything I love: pink, flamingos, gold, glitter, pink!

  4. Michela

    August 12, 2013

    I’m totally in love with these invitations!!!!
    thanks to share!

  5. Dayna

    August 12, 2013

    Those scissors :-O!

  6. STEL STYLE

    August 12, 2013

    waaooo this cocktails invitations are really cute!!!

    http://www.thestelstyle.com

  7. Chelsea C.

    August 12, 2013

    Amy, these are SO GOOD. My favorite printable I’ve seen online in a long time!

  8. C.D Beatrice Clay

    August 12, 2013

    SWEET! I want to plan a cocktail party just so I can send paper invitation….YAY for PRETTY snail mail.

  9. Casey

    August 12, 2013

    These are so cute! I’ve been trying to plan a cocktail hour with my lady co-workers and these would be perfect invitations! Thanks so much!

  10. Ana

    August 12, 2013

    Hi Amy! All your printables are gorgeous, but these invitations for cocktails are sweet, chic and fabulous :) Thanks

  11. Liz Ann @ Liz Ann Design

    August 12, 2013

    Pink and Gold! Pink and Gold! These are fab flmaingos, very nice touches you put on here. I don’t think I’d ever want to throw this out if I got an invitation!

  12. Angela

    August 12, 2013

    Those are so cute! thanks for sharing :)
    http://www.handmadeintheheartland.com

  13. Lana Vickridge-Smith

    August 12, 2013

    These are beyond amazing.

  14. Katie

    August 13, 2013

    What pretty invitations! And oooooh those scissors!

  15. aurélia

    August 13, 2013

    thank you so much, it’s funny !!

  16. Sweet Harvest Moon

    August 13, 2013

    Love!

  17. meg

    August 13, 2013

    Love that this invite is interactive. :)

    http://happinessiscreating.com/

  18. sue

    August 13, 2013

    Very cute! Perfect for a little girls party too

  19. j

    August 13, 2013

    TY!

  20. kirsty

    August 14, 2013

    WAAA! LOVE These x

  21. Christine

    August 14, 2013

    These are lovely! I am going to use them as décor or invites for my soon-to-be 4 year old daughter’s “flamingo birthday party.” I’ll just cover the “let’s do cocktails” part with a wing and they’ll be perfect! Thank you!

  22. Sarah King

    August 14, 2013

    Hello Oh Happy Day Team!

    I love all these printables. I am also on the hunt for a new color printer. Any recommendations on a good one to print many of the projects you have previously showcased on the site? Thanks!

    Sarah

    • amy
      • amy
      • August 16, 2013

      Hi Sarah! I personally use a Canon Pixma MG6150 Colour Inkjet Printer- it’s what I’ve used for all my printables. It seems quite tolerant of thick stock and I think the colours turn out pretty well- They come out especially vibrant when I use thick, high gloss photo paper.

  23. Amy

    August 15, 2013

    Oh these are gorgeous. I love all of Amy’s work. She’s pretty amazing x

  24. Laura

    August 21, 2013

    I need these dinner instead of cocktails. What do you suggest?

  25. Lisa van Heerden

    August 24, 2013

    I only wish I had more of a life so I could make these and invite friends for cocktails.

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