Princess Cupcake Picks

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Click on the link to the free printable princess party cupcake pick template below to enlarge and download it.

Quinceanera princessesThese three little princesses can serve quite a few purposes. You can use them all together on cupcakes for a little girl’s party. Or you can pair the one that looks like Cinderella with the Cinderella invitation from one of my other sites. Or you can choose the one that most looks like the birthday girl and use it for a Quinceanera celebration.

Each princess has “Pretty as a princess” written in flowing script on her skirt. Cinderella has long flowing blonde hair and is dressed all in pink. The beautiful African American princess has her hair up in a sophisticated bun is in almond, green and purple with flowers at her waist and the brunette princess is also in pink, with a blue flower on her bodice. All are wearing princess crowns.

Three designs of princess cupcake toppersTo make these, you’ll need sharp scissors to cut around the faint gray lines. (I use tiny manicure scissors with curved blades but you can use whatever works best for you.) This will leave a white border around each princess. If you prefer not to have the border, you can cut around the images themselves. I warn you, though, there will be a lot of tiny edges and curves to cut. That’s why I used the white borders: to keep you from cursing my name as you cut around little pieces of hair!

Once they’re cut, you can make toppers out of them by using a small vertical line of glue from the bottom to about halfway up the back. Then, just lay a toothpick or party pick (slightly larger than a toothpick) into the glue, make sure it’s straight up and down, and then let it dry. You can also decorate them with glitter glue, rhinestones and faux pearls. If you use glitter or glitter glue, though, make sure to use a coat of clear glue (I recommend Emer’s school glue) over the glitter, so it won’t fall onto the cupcakes.

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Credits: Thanks to Cherry Clipart for these beautiful princesses.

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DIY Pool Party Invitations You Can Print

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This pool party template is admittedly a little odd-looking. But I thought it would be fun to experiment with something that might appeal to people who want a design that’s little less ordinary for their summer (and maybe even winter) pool parties.

The design reminds me of Iridium, a restaurant that used to be in Manhattan many years ago. I believe it also was the site of one of Monica’s chef jobs in Friends. It was the coolest restaurant. Everything looked like it was dripping or somehow askew, sometimes even including including the food. It embraced the architectural movement, a la one of my favorite Manhattan restaurants, Gotham Bar & Grill. So the food was stacked up high in odd combinations. Pure fun! Anyway, the drippiness of this invitation template design is an homage to both those restaurants and the wonderful food I ate there.

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If you want to mail these invites, you can print them in these standard size envelopes: 5″ x 7″ (A7) or 3 1/2″ x 4 7/8″ (A4).  You can find the instructions for creating those sizes (or any other size, if you’ll be handing them out) by visiting my free printable beach party invite designs hub or clicking the button below. There are also a lot of other summer-related designs on that page.

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Credits: Thanks to Marni Designs for the illustrations used in this design.

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3rd Birthday Party Invitation Template

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Free downloadable third birthday party invitations

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This 3rd birthday party invite is in a generic but really cute (I think, anyway!) pastel purple and pale green color scheme. So you can use it for either a boy’s or a girl’s birthday party. It has a purple polka dot background with a really large “3,” just in case anyone is in doubt how old the birthday child will be. It also has a cheerful snail and bumble bee and the message, “Please Come to My 3rd Birthday Party.”

This 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ template is designed to fit in the standard A2 envelope size. Of course, you can make your invitations larger or smaller if you want to deliver them by hand or by e-mail. To prep them for e-mail, you can pop the image into a photo editor like Photoshop Elements, Picnik.com or Pixlr.com (the last two are free online applications). Once in there, add text for all the pertinent details in a layer over the image. You can then save the image and text combination to create a new .jpg or PNG file. Once you have that, you can insert it into your e-mail.

To download the art, click on the image to the right and save it to your computer. If the art doesn’t download automatically when clicked, double-click on it to produce a larger version. If you use a PC, right-click to save it. If you use a Mac, control-click it. To read further instructions for creating this A2 size invitation and tips for embellishing it, click the white, pink and orange button below or the link in this sentence to go to my 1st birthday invitations hub. If you happen to have a child turning one, that page has a nice selection of free invitation designs.
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Credits: Many thanks to Justie Jewkes of Just Creations for the cute snail and bumble bee illustrations, and to Wicked Princess Scraps for the polka dot background.

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