It is always a great idea to add a personal touch to the baby shower that you are arranging for your friend or your sister. Whether it is the decorations, or the cake or the invitations you must take a personal interest in every aspect. The invitations for the shower have to be exclusive and inviting! So do not simple send out e- mails to your friends asking them to come on the day of the shower! Sending out personalized invitations is a great idea! And if you are creative enough or have a low budget then it is an even greater idea to send out handmade cards. Here are some simple ideas for handmade baby shower cards!
Baby Bootie Cards
Baby bootie cards are not only cute but they are very much in sync with the occasion! And it is incredibly simple to make! All you need is a roll of handmade paper and some sketch pens and glue. With a pencil draw a baby bootie or a baby girl’s shoes on the handmade paper and paint it in bright colors so that it looks like a real shoe! Now cut the shape of the shoe out and make sure that there is a paper at the back too that forms the back of the card. Now punch a hole at the top of the card and slip a ribbon through it and tie it into a nice bow! Right your note inside and send your cute personal invitations!
Collages look wonderful on cards as they are vivid, colorful and very creative! Make a collage that will look colorful! You can add small cut outs of babies from magazines so that it goes with the theme of the party! Or you can cut out balloons form different colored papers and stick it on a blank card and it will look very colorful! Use fun fonts to write your messages or you can add rhyming couplets to make your invitations more interesting!
Use Interesting Elements To Make A Card
Not only paper you can use other interesting things to make a card! For example you can buy a variety of small baby buttons and stick them on a card and paint the rest of the paper in cute pastel shades that one associates with babies! You can cut out thin strips of ribbons in blue and pink and stick them on the card and make interesting patterns with them. The colors pink, blue, yellow are easily associated with babies.
Baby Bottle Cards
Baby bottles not only look cute on the table or in the store but look great on baby shower cards! Take a blank card or a stiff white paper and draw a cute baby bottle on it. Write your message on the body of the bottle and color it in pastel shades! It looks cute and innovative! If your budget permits you, then you can buy some real baby bottles and in a scroll you can write out your invitations, put it inside the bottles and send it to your friends! Tie a satin ribbon around the neck of the bottle to make it even more creative!
These are some of the basic ideas for homemade cards for a baby shower; you can draw teddies, floral motifs, baby cribs and many more such baby things for the shower! Take your pick and innovate!