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Baby Shower Invitations

Baby shower invitations come in a variety of styles, allowing you to personalize your announcements and make your shower truly special. Giving birth to a new baby is a life-changing event and the baby shower invitations deserve special attention.

There are lots of packages of generic baby shower invitations at your nearest discount retailer, but they are not going to make a lasting impression on anyone, especially a new mother. The baby shower invitation is a special announcement of your baby that should be kept and placed in the baby book. It is a very personal keepsake. Many online retailers offer a huge selection of baby shower invitations, for boys, girls, twins, and even for multiple births.

There are many styles and colors of baby shower invitations to choose from, and they can also be customized and personalized in most any way you like. Little feet, poems, and family history of the new baby make baby shower invitations extra special. If your shower is after the birth, photos of the new baby featured on the baby shower announcements are a sure way to make the event special.

Baby shower invitations are a way to welcome friends and loved ones to share in your celebration of life. The announcements actually welcome the new baby into the family. Many online retailers offer original designs to make your baby shower invitations truly unique and capture the occasion spectacularly.

Coordinating accessories and shower decorations is a lot of fun, including using personalized banners, napkins, plates, and other beautiful party ware items. Choose unique personalized gifts for the new baby such as rattles, bibs, photo albums, blankets, picture frames, nursery décor, and other novelty items commemorating the birth. You can then choose the perfect baby shower invitations and pick out a special gift as well, all at one online site. It couldn’t be any easier!

A simple printed baby footprint can be a ton of fun. You can use a silhouette of a baby footprint to make the design. This will show the heel, toes and side of the foot. It will look as if a baby stepped in ink and then stamped the card with their feet. You can find clip art online by searching, use a stamp, use a real baby or even just freehand draw your own.

To put a little action into the baby shower footprint invitation you can make a series of footprints and make them decrease in size from large to smaller. This will give the illusion that the person leaving the prints is walking into the card. This is a great way to draw the attention of the viewer into the card and then place your important text information right above this.

Stamping has become a very popular craft and is use widely among printers and crafters in the business of making invitations. You can easily purchase baby footprint stamps of varying sizes from your local craft store or on the Internet. These can make a fun and fancy decoration to the invitation. There are so many things you can do by varying the colors, size of the stamp and the paper the possibilities are really endless.

For example pick a cute pink (for girls) or a blue (for boys) ink pad and stamp a tiny border made up of footprints all around the invitation. Don’t worry to much about making them all straight or in line just have fun and stamp at random. This will give the invitation a light fun feeling. This type of baby shower invitation will give you an opportunity to be creative.

As an alternative you can purchase a large stamp and simply stamp a big filled in silhouetted image smack dab in the middle of the invitation. Then you can creatively with fun colored pens write all around the footprint following the outline of it. This makes another fun creative and even whimsical invitation.

Either way that you choose the important thing to remember is to have fun in creating the baby shower invitation. Get some friends to help you if you plan on making your own invitations as this will speed up the entire process. It can also be more fun with a group of girlfriends around a table talking and having a good time then cutting 25 baby shower invitations all by yourself.

The birth of a new baby should be a special occasion, and every new parent deserves the support. It’s not easy gathering all the essential baby accessories, and new parents sure can use help in acquiring everything that the baby will need, especially if they are first time parents. What better way than to throw a baby shower? Everyone gets to see the new baby and get a chance to socialize and have fun. Special baby shower invitations are a sure way to get all of your invitees to attend, after all, the more the merrier!