Coming up with a theme for my youngest daughter, Lucy’s 2nd birthday party wasn’t difficult because of her obsession with all things elephant, so imagine my surprise when I clapped eyes on the most adorable vintage image of an elephant! Oh, my heart melted.
A graphic designer by trade, I designed a unique three-dimensional invitation, shape-cut and with that luscious little girl riding high on top of the elephant. (Couldn’t you just eat her?)
With just a handful of younger children invited I chose to keep it a small but sweet affair with just seven little guests invited. Providing options, I also quickly whipped up a shape-cut flat version of the invite.
The party day dawned and it emerged as the most glorious sunny winter’s day ever, resulting in a last minute change of plan with the circus soiree now hosted in the local park instead of at home.
And wasn’t I pleased that I did…
The winter sun shone through the leaves and it was the most perfect winter’s day EVER.
I had a very clear picture in my mind of how I wanted the cake to look and of course, it needed to include our vintage image. I whipped something up and showed Anita from Cake Envy who brought it to life.
(For those who haven’t had the pleasure of working with Anita, she is a delight to work with and never ceases to amaze with her artistry.)
Owning a boutique online party ware store, I have a tendency to go all out for her children’s celebrations. But on this occasion I wanted something a little more low-key, yet sweet and stylish.
I figured a simple way to achieve this could be through a gorgeous range of printables which added sparkle and style to our small affair.
This adorable collection of images can be purchased here as a set of printables for you to print at home or with your local printer.
Vintage-inspired Lovely Lace pastel pink paper plates and cups tied in perfectly with the vintage circus theme along with the Vintage Circus printables designed by inviteme. For a little extra sparkle I adorned inviteme’s printable hats with ribbon, fabric and flowers with items sourced from the local craft store.
Nothing like a bit of cut and pasting to add that extra shine to your printables range!
Lovely Lace paper plates and cups supplied by inviteme.