One of my favorite parts of planning a party is creating the invitations. Not only do invitations set the theme, but they also give me an excuse to play with a few of my favorite things-- photoshop, paper and glue.
I find that if I'm not designing an invite on the computer, it's best to have a rough draft. Some people are good at creating on the fly... Not me! I need to plan things out or I end up wasting a bunch of expensive paper. So here's my rough draft:
And after a few tweaks, here's the final product:
i've made the invitations for all of our boys' birthday parties, some with results better than others, but i think these bubble-inspired invitations are my favorite of the bunch.