Two of my girlfriends are celebrating their half birthdays this month, so I'm planning a pool party to honor the occasion. It's going to be a fabulous fiesta filled with sun, swimming, and serious eats. All this week I'll feature my best pool-party ideas so feel free to use them to host your own perfect pool party.
When hosting a party in the Summer, it's best to give your guests an advance notice of the event, so send invitations as soon as you have the date selected. To learn how I made the easy invites seen here,
To make a similar invite you will need the following supplies:
- image of a pool
- colored cardstock
- computer and printer
To make the invite:
- Drag the image into Photoshop or Microsoft word. Insert a text box on top of the image and write out the details of the party. For my invite, I used the font Dakota in size 14 to write this message:
It’s time to jump into summer!
Please help us celebrate
the half birthdays of
Emily and Katie
Saturday, July 19, 2008
2:00 in the afternoon
Katie’s parents' house,
regrets only 415.555.5555
Check for grammar and spelling invites. Print out on plain paper and cut down to size.
- Mount on the colored cardstock and cut down to size.
- For this type of invite there are several sending options: you can slide into an addressed envelope, upload the invite image to your favorite online invitation service (evite, pingg), or add as an attachment to a regular email.