baby shower invitations

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my sweet friend, elisa, is having a baby soon...which means lots of fun planning, shopping and of course the baby shower. for the invitations i wanted to do something simple and personal which would also save money on the party and free up more for the gifts! elisa & her man aren't finding out the sex of the baby so we had to keep things a little neutral for the invitations but still make them charming. by no means am i a great drawer. hands down that gene went to my brother and skipped over me entirely. but i managed to squeak out a simple greenery design on her card with some watercolor pencils (same ones used here).

anywho. now that the invites have been mailed i can officially show the final product. nothing fancy at all -- just some cardstock, watercolor pencils and washi tape (used on the envelope which i forgot to snap a photo of!). keepin' it simple these days!

here is a link to another diy baby shower invite from last year. if only i had some of that fabric leftover....
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11 comments:

  1. Those are very sweet! But, I'm not seeing the washi tape -- on the envelope?

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    1. yes, on the envelope! forgot to snap a photo of that. woops!

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  2. These turned out so, so cute!! And you don't give yourself enough credit for your art skills! You are quite crafty and creative. She's going to love them!

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  3. cute cute cute! i'm throwing a baby shower in may, so this is awesome inspiration. thank you!

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  4. Well, I wouldn't say that the art gene skipped over you entirely. It looks to me as if you've got an eye for details and compositions. I think its very cute and the color is one to make you happy!

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  5. These turned out lovely! You're such a nice friend, I can't believe you did all these yourself!
    Isn’t That Charming.

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  6. Baby showers are always so fun and cute! Lovely cards btw :)

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