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Come Party With Me: Half Birthday Housewarming — Invite

Tomorrow is my half birthday, and if you are a long-time YumSugar reader, you'll know that I always celebrate my half birthday! After consulting CasaSugar on when is the appropriate time to host a housewarming, I've decided to throw myself a half birthday housewarming party. I'll invite my friends over and serve up a delectable spread of appetizers and drinks. Before I can think about the menu, I've got to get the invites sent. To learn how I made the invite pictured here,


With a new house comes a new set of keys and keychain. I'm totally in love with the floral-printed key to my front door, so I thought this would make a fun backdrop to the invitation. I took a bunch of photos with different backgrounds.





Once I selected my favorite photo, I dragged the image into Photoshop. I added the following text:

I moved! Please join me in celebrating my half birthday and new home.

Saturday, March 20, 2010
7:30-10 PM
Cocktails + appetizers

1400 Main Street, #101
San Francisco

At 10 PM, we will be bar hopping on Lower Polk.

Regrets only: 415.444.4444

I put in a pink border and saved as a jpeg. All I have to do is attach as an email and send to all my friends. Invite? Done! Have you hosted a housewarming? Please share your tips with me below.

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Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
I ALWAYS celebrate my half birthday! It just so happens, my birthday is Feb 14 and my daughter's is Aug 14, so it makes it even more of an occasion; I like to think of her as my half-birthday present to myself.
esmerb esmerb 7 years
Cute invitation! LOVE it!
esmerb esmerb 7 years
Cute invitation! LOVE it!
opisnowpro opisnowpro 7 years
tomorrow is my son half birthday (6 months!)...and we are moving to a pretty house in a couple of weeks, so I¨ll take some tips!
khameel khameel 7 years
Thank you for throwing a house warming party! I just moved into my very own apartment yesterday and have been dying for you to have a new housewarming themed "Come Party With Me!" Talk about perfect timing! :)
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