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Tips on Making Your special Baby Shower

Nothing in life ever prepares one for a new born baby despite the degrees and masters that you may have acquired along the way. Other than the excitement that comes with expecting a new born baby, it is also mixed with emotions of uncertainties and for this reason, women have found a way to prepare the would be mothers for this task by holding baby showers. Preparing for a baby shower is not a task for the feint hearted as it entails preparing invitations, deciding on the venue, décor, foods and so much more. The first step, however, is to make everybody aware of it and for this you will be required to send out invitations well in advance the easiest option, I to settle for off-the –shelf invitation cards.

Discussed here is how to make homemade baby shower invitations.

If you are preparing to host a baby shower, it is advisable to make your own customized invitations that will mirror your intended theme and style for the day as not many departmental stores stock up on these cards. If you want the baby shower to be casual, select a theme that will portray this specific style and theme. Alternatively, if the baby shower is expected to be a formal one, the selected theme should mirror on the expected style. You can get some assistance on theme selection by visiting Tickled Pink Designs, an online baby shower invitation specialists.

You don’t need to make invitations that are elaborate and elegant just to get your message to the attendees. Go through these cards each day by comparing them against each other for at least three to four days. Select one from the pack that you think stands out.

Alternatively, you can purchase stock papers that are already cut into shapes that you want. The ink used should be in regard to the expected gender, i.e. blue for baby boy and pink for baby girl. Where you are not sure of the sex of the baby use a different color set. The text should be centered on the page to allow for trimming of the paper. To give the paper a whiter look, you can double layer the printing paper. Next, write invitation details such as time, venue, and date, name of mother to be and RSVP on the paper using a calligraphy pen. The invitation should be legible and appealing by adding extras, i.e. using a satin ribbon to tie around the invitation.


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