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Jurassic Jaden: Invitation

July 8, 2010

Yesterday Maria shared with us a sweet dinosaur-themed birthday party and now here are the details of the invitation!

The invitation was mailed in a simple mailer box and included wood shreds (too look like a nest!), a magnifying glass to read a special little message and a map with the party details.

Kid-friendly magnifying glasses were purchased from here and lined with scrapbooking paper in the birthday girl’s favorite pink.  A little message that read “Join us for Jaden’s Big Dig” was tied to the magnifying glass.  The local craft store or Paper Mart is a great resource for wood shred.

The party details were just included on a simple Google map (turned into black and white to give it a fun vintage look!) and then glued to the inside of the lid.

And then coordinating labels were created and glued to the top of the box. We love the way this invitation is creative but affordable and gives party goers a fun idea of what to expect!  Next up is a DIY on the canvas lunch bag.

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Joy on July 8, 2010:

Oh Suann these are just so darn cute! Thanks for including details.

Make, Do & Send on July 8, 2010:

This is such a fantastic idea, really unique! :)

Leesa on July 8, 2010:

Love ‘em!
…and speaking of unconventional kiddie-shindig invitations(our signature!), here’s a blog post about a fab one we just produced for an upcoming Down On The Farm Celebration:
http://kidsparties.about.com/b/2010/06/27/unconventional-invitations.htm

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jamie on July 8, 2010:

congrats you guys! i’m excited to follow this blog! :)

Cool blog: Hip Hip Hooray! « barley and birch on July 14, 2010:

[...] mean, the jurassic themed party? By the end of the post I was completely devestated that I wasn’t invited. [...]

Cool blog: Hip Hip Hooray! « barley and birch on July 18, 2010:

[...] mean, the jurassic themed party and invite? AMAZING. By the end of the post I was completely devestated that I wasn’t [...]

Boxed Invite | giverslog.com/wrapthegift on July 20, 2010:

[...] map to the party right in the box? Totally (unforgettably) [...]

KandyOh on February 15, 2012:

We featured your super-cute invitation on our blog: http://kandyoh.com/home/2012/15-dino-mite-dinosaur-birthday-invitations/

ROAR! Joseph is turning 5! « bsquaredesigns on July 25, 2012:

[...] I am going with orange and green. I got a great idea for doing a box invitation from this site: http://hiphiphoorayblog.com/2010/07/jurassic-jaden-invitation/ . Here is my starting point. I am not done with the invite yet, but it is getting there. I decided [...]

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