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Fun and Festive DIY Birthday Invitations


Inside: DIY vintage birthday invitations

One of my favorite projects is creating fun and unique birthday invitations. These simple DIY vintage birthday invitations are one of my spring favorites!  I love the use of simple envelopes lined with pretty paper, creating a fun and festive look. 

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DIY Birthday Invitations

To make your own – layout your envelope (flap up) and trace, 1/4 inch in along all sides. Cut the pretty paper to size and use a glue stick to adhere it. A few simple steps will gussy up any envelope for invites, birthday cards or sweet a Mother’s Day note this spring.

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More Fun Weekend Projects

While I am cutting and pasting these fun DIY vintage birthday invitations, here are a few more fun and easy weekend DIY’s!

Let us know in the comments what theme of DIY birthday invitations you plan on making, I love this fun vintage look!

Photos by Melanie Blodgett for A Subtle Revelry issue one.


  • Lena
    April 12, 2013 at 10:20 am

    What a gorgeous celebration–love those liners!

  • tiff
    April 12, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    lovely! do you happen to know the name of that font? i love it!

  • Rachel
    April 12, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    I LOVE doing stuff to letters and envelopes like this!! Oh it makes them so pretty and personal.

  • l o v e l y t h i n g s
    April 13, 2013 at 9:07 am

    Pink, green and black and white check…my favorites all wrapped into one. I love the idea of lining envelopes…very festive.

  • Mar
    April 13, 2013 at 10:13 am

    I love the envelope!

    And the paint-by-numbers pieces? What a great idea!!! I love it!
    If only I had known, It would have been very helpful in my illustrations! Hehehe

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