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Getting your invitations off the screen, onto paper and into envelopes is pretty easy but if you've never done it before, here's a quick step by step for getting perfect invitations in a snap!
1. Print your invitations:
You can have your file printed at any local print shop like Kinkos, or Staples just make sure you ask for a heavier paper. The quality is usually excellent and a reasonable cost.
If printing at home, I recommend using good quality white card stock. It can be found at any craft store or places like Walmart and Staples. Here's a step by step to get them printed:
• Open your invitation PDF file in Adobe Acrobat Reader (the jpeg you would use at a photo developer or for an emailed invitation). If you don't have Reader on your computer you can download it free here (Mac's do not have it by default).
• Go to File > Print
• Enter the number of copies you want to print
• Under 'page size and handling' select ' actual size.
• Hit 'Print' and watch your invitations roll off the press!
2. Cut your invitations:
The PDF version of your invitations has crop marks (those skinny little lines at the corners) which mark where you need to trim your invitations to the correct size. Since it is much easier to show than explain, i've created a little video to explain how to properly cut with crop marks below:
Well, that wasn't too hard was it? Do comment below and let me know how it goes or tag me on social media @pedallerdesigns so I can see your awesome work!
Also, I hope you take some photos of the party and your little one that will record those sweet memories for years to come. To make recording and sharing those photos even more fun I've put together an amazing library of photo overlays (and lots of birthday themed ones) that I hope you join in! Sign up free HERE and get instant access and an easy step by step tutorial to get you recording all the adorable moments in no time.
When you have an adorable little monster in the house, nothing could be more fun than celebrating their birthday with a monster themed party! Fun and not too cutesy, it is the perfect party theme for a rambunctious little toddler. I've rounded up some of the best products to make planning the party a breeze. Grab a few (or all, we won't tell!) and you are well on your way to making your little one's day extra special!
1. Monster Birthday Cake Topper by RSQDesigns
2. Pom pom cupcake toppers by pompomsandpinwheels
3. Stuffed monster party favours by Lisaslittlemonsters
4. Monster 1st birthday banner by Myfunwords
5. Embroidered Monster Birthday Shirt by EmmaAlyseDesigns
6. Monster Birthday Invitation by PedallerDesigns
7. Monster Party Tableware by MadHatterPartyBox