My Girlies Invite!

Posted on Friday, July 8th, 2011

So, what happens when you ask an almost 4 year old what she would like to do for her birthday…she says something like this “I want a day camp party (her favorite book)….no….I know! A girl pirate party, and I can be Izzy (thank you Disney for Jake and the Neverland Pirates)….WAIT…I want a FLOWER PARTY…YES, A PINK ONE!” I waited a few days to ask again and make sure her mind wasn’t changing again….then asked “So, what kind of party do you want?” Her answer “Mooooom (sounding much to close to a 16year old), I thought we were having a Pink Flower Party? That’s my FAVORITE“.

OK then, Prissy Pants, pink flower party it is! Ever since, we have been making every DIY flower we can find a tutorial for and having a blast with it. I asked for other colors and she said yellow as it’s mommy’s favorite and then we decided green is a good addition due to the nature aspect. I wanted her invite to have playful illustrated flowers, with a sweet garden party feel. I used a whimsical font and kept the type simple. I am DYING to hear what you all think……**holding breath**

Now that I am adding sets in the shop that include pattern paper, I decided to print pattern paper from this new set for her envelope liners, than I created editable address wraps to coordinate!

My little princess has always been a tomboy…she loves dirt, bugs, flowers, nature, animals, and being outside. However, over the last year or so, she has taken a very girly turn…wanting to wear skirts and dresses, be a princess, and loving the color pink. I really think this flower garden theme couldn’t have been more perfect for her, she gets her girly and she gets her nature.

I can’t wait to share more as the party gets closer!

0 thoughts on “My Girlies Invite!

  1. I think her tomboy days may soon be over! LOVE this invitation, it is stunning! And what sweet treats will you be serving at the party? 🙂 Excellent photo styling, Kori!

  2. Jennifer Needham on said:

    Really charming — and I so relate to your daughter changing her mind about what type of party she wants. Way to go with the flow, mom!

  3. Nancy McPherson on said:

    This is amazing!! I love the artistc, whimsical flowers and love, love the layout with all of the details at the bottom. The scallop trim is perfect. I can’t wait to see the rest!!!!

  4. This is by far the BEST kids invitation I have ever seen! LOVE it Kori!!!

  5. ooooohhhh I love it!! i think it’s perfect and those floral pinwheels, perfect touch. Colors are coordinated to perfection!! SWEEET!!!

  6. Tracy on said:

    I love it!!! The rosettes are to die for and the scalloped edge is darling. Perfect!

  7. Kori, this is so adorable! I love that your little tomboy is turning into a princess!!

  8. LOVE IT! It is so pretty and frilly and modern and lovely. I just love your parties! Happy birthday to your little lady!

  9. LOVE IT! The invites are so nice they could be used as wedding invites also!

  10. Very cool! Can’t wait to see more.

  11. SWOON! I am in LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Your girlie has great taste. Amazing job Kori!

  12. Absolutely stunning!!

  13. Kori on said:

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  14. Holly on said:

    So totally adorable! I just love it! Login the burlap with the girlie flowers!

  15. DARLING! I love it and can’t wait to see the rest. I feel you on the themes. My London is already trying to plan her 5th birthday. She’s requesting Scooby-Doo. OH BOY.

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