birthday invite

Lucas is not turning one just yet, but it’s coming quickly! He’ll be one at the end of April and we’re having a small family get-together to celebrate.

I saw a lovely invite on Pinterest, but unfortunately I couldn’t locate the actual image. I really liked the style and the circular image in the ‘O’, so I decided to make my own version.

I used Photoshop to create a postcard-sized canvas, and this free blackboard download as the background. The fonts are Sketch Block, Pacifico and Nevis. I chose a photo of Lucas with a good smiling face and cut it out using the elliptical tool.

I chose the red/white/blue for the ‘ONE’ as we’re huge francophiles in this house! I’m planning a loose French theme for the party, hopefully with a croquembouche and macaroons (good intentions…).

I liked doing this and I’m really happy with the result. I’d like to find more simple design projects.


About Ellie Thouret

I'm an obsessive knitter based in the UK's North West. Passionate about good food, crafts, home decor and my family.
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