Invitations are so important! It’s how you tell people how great your party is going to be. Here are some of our favorite invitation inspiration.

Invites and Colorful Chairs

A few party/wedding details I’ve noticed and liked from last week:

These printed Muslin bags from Nicholas & Danni with the story of how they met are clever and sweet, it would be a fun idea to use for any announcement.

I love the fun, colorful, confetti colored chairs and pretty picnic blankets from this wedding. They were so smart to leave the rest of the decorations pretty simple, letting the bright chairs really stand out.

Balloon Invitations

Love this helium balloon invitation from On Hand Modern. She says the helium didn’t stay in the water balloon for more than a few minutes but I think if you used these tiny balloons it might work–they last a couple hours. Long enough to deliver the invitation and get the right effect. I love this idea so much I wish I’d thought of it.

[A tip: use very thin thread when working with small balloons since even a normal sized string weighs them down.]

via You are my Fave

Air Brushed Invitations

Abby sent me these airbrushed invitations by Anisa Suthayalai and Alex Lin. Formerly both of Default and now Default and StudioLin. These are so beautiful.

Best of Oh Happy Day: Lemonhead Invitations

I made these invitations for a baby shower three years ago. I love giving invitations in boxes or at least giving them a 3-D aspect. I ordered Lemonheads in bulk. And then ordered some boxes from my go-to source Paper Mart. I made the invitations on my Gocco Printer and then tied it all up with a ribbon. The labels I just printed on my inkjet printer and then rounded the corners.

Concept and Photography by Jordan Ferney

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Best of Oh Happy Day: Bookworm Invitations

This was supposed to go live today but I got busy so I’m posting it late. I developed this concept for Cookie Magazine’s Nesting Blog (RIP). It is for a “bookworm party” where the kids bring their favorite book to trade with another child. An old book gets hollowed out and given with an invitation inside. Afterward it can become a secret place for the child to keep treasures. It is supposed to be like a worm ate out the book.

Last time I posted about this it made some people uncomfortable to “ruin” an old book. These books I got from a thrift store and they smelled funny, I looked up the printing and none of them were rare or valuable. I’m an English Lit major and I love books but in my opinion people can be too precious about moldy books sometimes.

Concept by and Styled by Jordan Ferney Photography by Paul Ferney

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