When it comes to my children's birthday parties - I usually have a plan well in advance. They get a party on their even years starting at four years old, so Hunter was ready for his first friend party.
For some reason, it snuck up on me quickly, leaving much less preparation time than I'm used to. I had to design a quick invitation that we could deliver and I had already determined we would have a pirate theme. I searched the internet in hopes of finding something I could quickly duplicate. I came up short and decided I would have to design one myself. Hallie and I made a run to the scrapbooking store and without a plan I bought red and white stripe paper.
That evening, Steve and I attended a party where they had some skewers sitting on the table. It hit me - create a ship sail invitation. I borrowed 8 of those skewers and within just a few minutes we had a unique invitation...
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