Back of Come Party With Me: 30th Birthday — Invite Whether you dread or embrace it, turning 30 is definitely a milestone worth celebrating. Later this month it's DearSugar's 30th birthday. To ensure she commemorates the occasion in style, I'm helping her plan the party. These ideas can easily be applied to any important birthday so take my tips and make them your own. DearSugar requested a simple, classic invitation in her favorite color: purple. To see how I made the one shown here, . To make an invite similar to the one seen here you will need the following supplies: colored cardstock colored paper decorative paper scissors glue pretty ribbon computer and printer To assemble the invite: Start by creating a new document in Microsoft word. Choose a festive font and write out the details of the party. For Dear's invite, I used Monotype Corsiva in size 16 to write the following message: You are cordially invited to a birthday celebration in honor of DearSugar Le Colonial Saturday, May 24, 2008 8:00 pm appetizers, cocktails, and dancing Please RSVP 415.555.5555 Print out on plain paper. Check for grammar or spelling mistakes. Once satisfied with the text, print out on colored paper. Cut down to size and set aside. Cut the colored cardstock down to size — 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch larger than the text sheet. Glue the decorative paper to the colored cardstock. You are creating a border of decorative paper. Glue the ribbon to the decorative paper, down the middle of the invite and trim any excess ribbon off. Mount the text sheet to the cardstock covered with decorative paper. Slide into envelopes, addressed with your best handwriting and send. View 19 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 Photo 7 Photo 8 Photo 9 Photo 10 Photo 11 Photo 12 Photo 13 Photo 14 Photo 15 Photo 16 Photo 17 Photo 18 Photo 19 Comments Advah 9 years I just love the silver leafy design, it goes perfectly well with purple! aimeeb 9 years Cute! lexichloe 9 years I'm so stealing this and putting it on my husband's desk. Hint, hint... cupcake_ 9 years I just got this EXACT invitation for a wedding. I thought it was absolutely gorgeous! CocoChic 9 years Grogeous! I'm sure she loves them!