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Goodbye Paper: Your Complete Guide to Text Message Invitations

text message invitations: Man holding his phone with an invitation showing on the screen

As the cost of throwing a party increases, it’s no surprise that people are looking for inventive ways to stay on budget without sacrificing quality. One of those creative ideas — particularly popular among millennials — is sending text message invitations.

Now hold on, we know what you’re thinking. We don’t mean you should just send out a generic “Hey, wanna come to my event?” text, especially for a more significant occasion like a wedding. We’re talking about stunning and sophisticated digital invites that can be delivered using SMS. Read on to learn more about text message invitations and how you can use them for all occasions.

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Graduation Card Ideas to Congratulate Your Grad in Style

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Graduation is such a momentous occasion that’s worth celebrating. For the new grad, it’s a time to think about the next steps in their career or life journey. For you, it’s a chance to encourage them and congratulate them on a job well done. With this list of graduation card ideas, you’ll find inspiration for wording and quotes, plus some of our favorite online card designs that you can personalize and send in moments. 

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How to Create a Grand Opening Invitation That Impresses

grand opening invitation: Smiling workers with a grand opening sign

Getting ready to host a grand opening event? Whether you’re opening a new coffee shop or reopening a treasured local art gallery, you’ll need an attention-grabbing way to tell people. In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to create a spectacular grand opening invitation, including invitation wording ideas. You’ll also find some of our favorite grand opening invitation designs, so you can create the perfect backdrop for your party announcement.
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Top Virtual Baby Shower Ideas From Party Games to Invitations

Virtual baby shower invitation on an iPad with florals laying next to it

Whether you’re taking your event online because of the pandemic or simply because your loved ones live far apart, you can make your baby shower just as special as an in-person event. With these virtual baby shower ideas, you’re sure to create wonderful memories celebrating life’s most precious moments.

Learn how to host a virtual baby shower, including tips on how much time to plan and how to decorate your space. Plus, you’ll find virtual baby shower ideas including fun games and stunning invitations that are sure to set the tone for a beautiful day.
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15 Fun Baby Shower Themes to Welcome the New Arrival

baby shower themes: Dessert table with cake, cookies, candies and colorful decorations

There’s nothing more exciting than expecting a bundle of joy. To help you plan the most memorable celebration to welcome the new baby, we’ve created this list of the best baby shower themes, including decor tips and matching themed digital invitations. From woodland adventures to space exploration, there’s something here for everyone. Even better, these ideas make fantastic gender-neutral baby shower ideas — perfect for baby boys and baby girls.
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How to Throw the Ultimate Backyard Party

A group of friends having a toast during a backyard party

There’s no place like home. With most party locations off the list and the need to adapt to smaller gatherings, a backyard party is the perfect way to celebrate with your closest loved ones in a safe way. Here’s everything you need to know about planning and styling the backyard party of your dreams.
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Step Right Up For a Day of Fun With These Carnival Theme Party Ideas

carnival theme party: Child in clown costume against a yellow background with confetti floating around

Hosting an event is all about having fun. What’s more fun than throwing the most magical and spectacular circus affair in town? It’ll be a day under the big tent filled to the brim with fair food, carnival games, and stuffed animal prizes. If you’re thinking of hosting a circus or carnival theme party, we’re here to help.

Come one, come all for a day filled with magic, wonder, and laughter at a carnival theme party. Whether you’re hosting a kid’s first birthday party or going all out for a bridal shower bash, you’ll find tips on everything from circus party decor to carnival-themed games and tasty treats. With these ideas, your circus party is sure to be a roaring success.

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15 Magical Mermaid Theme Party Ideas for Any Celebration

mermaid theme party: Mermaid Magic Invitation against a white, wooden background

Mermaid-themed parties are so much fun to plan. You can really get creative with your color choices, room decor, and party games. Plus, you can add an underwater twist to so many delicious snacks and treats! 

To help you plan the perfect mermaid theme party, here are a few of our favorite tips to inspire you. We’ve included decor ideas, party food inspiration, and some of our top mermaid theme party invitations too.
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60th Birthday Party Ideas: Top Tips for Celebrating This Milestone

60th birthday party ideas: Daughters kissing their mother on the cheek while holding number 60 balloons

Turning 60 is a big deal. That’s 60 years of laughter, wisdom, and moments with loved ones you’ll never forget. It’s also the start of a new decade where you can look forward to enjoying new hobbies, retirement, jet setting to foreign lands, and spending time with grandkids or furry friends. Your 60th birthday party should be a reflection of how special your life story has been.

Whether you’re the guest of honor or someone looking for fun ways to celebrate your loved one’s milestone birthday, we’ve got you covered. This list of 60th birthday party ideas includes themes, activities, and stunning invitation options.
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15 Ideas for Thoughtful Birthday Gifts During Quarantine

birthday gifts during quarantine: Woman holding a gift against a pink background with polka dots

It probably isn’t the birthday party or day your friends or loved ones had planned, but birthdays during quarantine can feel just as special with a few thoughtful touches. Like birthday cards, birthday gifts during quarantine can create some celebratory magic with small, simple tweaks. 

To that end, here are some of our ideas for birthday gifts during quarantine to help inspire you. Plus, we’re sharing a few of our most-loved digital birthday cards that are perfect for pairing with a digital gift card.
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