How to Make VIP Invitations to Your Slumber Party

Would you love to make fabulous invites to your V.I.P. slumber party? They don't have to be expensive to look like a million dollars. Enjoy!

Steps

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    Give your slumber party a theme. Go for glamour, have a black-and-white event, or choose sunglasses, sports cars, or something high tech. Whatever theme you choose, make the invitation consistent with that theme. I mean, wouldn't you hate to get a ball-gown invitation and show up at a science party?
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    Write the information for your party in fancy handwriting (like calligraphy) or use a computer to print the basics in a fancy font. In addition to where and when and whom to contact, you could remind your V.I.P. guests what to wear or bring, and exactly what the occasion is.
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    Use colorful paper (unless your event is black and white, of course).
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    Fold the paper in a special way. You can just fold it in half, or you can learn a bit of origami or envelope-folding. If you'd like your fancy fold to go with your printing or lettering, try it on a piece of plain paper first to find out where to put the letters so they line up with your folding (or fold first, although this could be hard).
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    Decorate your invitation. Use stickers, or glue on ribbon or bows, little rhinestones, pop-up cutouts, or anything else cool that you like. Choose decorations that go with your theme.
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    Do a fancy cut or edging. Use pinking shears or shaped scrapbook scissors to put a shaped edge on your cards, or add paper or ribbon trim (or both).
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    Try a cutout window. If you don't do too much fancy folding, cut a shaped window in the front cover so that a feature inside peeks through to the front. It could be a simple square or circle or it could be much fancier like a curlicue.
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    Throw in a "V.I.P. pass" that lets people in. There are so many cool things you could do. If your party has a movie theme, send tickets. You could even make it a candy-themed party and send golden tickets, like in Willy Wonka.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Give all the pieces of your invitation a matched look consistent with your party's theme. Again, you don't want your guests to show up to a science party in a ball gown. That would be a fire hazard.
  • Take pictures at your party. You may be able to use them for your next VIP invites or stick them in a scrapbook.Also, making V.I.P scrapbooks at the party will be great fun!!
  • If you don't have a swimming suit then just a shirt and some tights or shorts. Hey it's your party!
  • Mail or deliver the invitations in fancy, matching envelopes. It would be cool (if you have the dough) to get a dude in a fancy suit to hand deliver the invitations.

Warnings

  • Some people might copy your invitations for their party. If they do, don't worry about it.
  • Get help with the glue gun and scissors if you need it.

Things You'll Need

  • paper
  • glue gun or glue
  • gems, ribbon, or other additions
  • creativity
  • pinking shears
  • ribbon
  • camera

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