trying to create the perfect sports-related party, it is always
a good idea to get your guests feeling enthusiastic from the get-go.
Winning your guests over with your invitations is a great way
there's nothing like receiving something hand-made and I guarantee
that if you take some of the following suggestions, the recipients
will really appreciate your efforts. Clockwise from the top left:
Perfect for your baseball-inspired party, try to catch this simple,
Using a marker, detail the baseball with the party info. At
the top, write something like "Take me out to the ballgame",
or "The Baseball Ball".
Line the box with shredded paper, place the baseball inside and
place the lid on top.
Tie complementary ribbon around it (use colours that will salute
your favourite team).
Take a swing at this tennis-inspired invitation, perfect for watching
Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the French Open, or any tennis match.
- can of
tennis balls, emptied
(try to find smiley-faced ones!)
Detail a piece of vellum paper with all of the party information,
writing "Tennis Match" at the top.
Fill canister with gumballs and seal it up with the lid.
Pool Party Invitation:
Know somebody who is joining their college swimming team? Here's
a way to take a dive into the world of entertaining
Detail the party info. on two pieces of paper, then attach
them onto each "eye" of the goggles. Write something
like "A Pool Party! B.Y.O.B. (Bring your own Bikini)"
Horse Race Invitation:
Feel like watching horse races with your friends? Here's a starting
line for that beautiful day in the sun:
- nice piece
Detail the party info. on paper, then attach it to the horseshoe
with a complementary ribbon. Write something like "A Day
at the Races; Tea and Bubbly; A Bit of Sweets and Savoury; Post-time:
Why not toss around this idea for the perfect invite to your Football
felt (in two different colours which correspond to the team
that you're saluting)
felt (in a different colour)
Cut felt into pennant shape.
Using an additional coloured felt, cut into four small pieces,
then place at edge of pennant so that it looks like ties. Cut
a longer strip and place it vertically across them.
Cut lightweight felt into letters, which detail your party information.
(i.e. "The Foot Ball"). Using paint, trace the letters
inside the felt-shape.
to try to work in the lingo of the various sports with each invitation;
it will sure keep the theme top of mind.
As well, keep
in mind that all of your invitation suggestions should be hand-delivered.
It's worth the effort when you get to see the recipient's reaction
as you hand them their homemade invite.