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Category Archives: Invitations

Posts from the ‘Invitations’ Category

  • I added an orange ribbon accent to the invitation panel and a seal with the baby's initials in the middle.

    Baby Showers Galore! – Part Three

    September 10th, 2010 | Baby Showers, Invitations | thecheshirekat | 1 Comment

    So far you’ve seen Katie’s lovely pink and gray shower suite and Building a Nest in a bright new shade of gold.  Today, for Part Three, I have a fabulously preppy and formal invitation welcoming a baby BOY!  That’s a fun change of pace!
    Melissa and her friends are throwing a shower for their friend Nicole, [...]

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  • The bright yellow makes this invite perfect for a boy or a girl.

    Baby Showers Galore! – Part Two

    September 9th, 2010 | Baby Showers, Invitations | thecheshirekat | No Comments

    Are you ready for some more baby showers?  Yesterday, for Part One, I shared Katie’s beautiful invitation and coordinating thank-you card.  Today, Part Two – let’s look at a reinvented classic.
    One of my first shower invites, the Building a Nest invitation, is still by far my most popular Etsy item.  I’ve customized that invitation suite [...]

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  • A closer look at the belly band and embellishment, which is actually a vintage-inspired button. I broke the loop off the back so it would lay flat.

    Baby Showers Galore! – Part One

    September 8th, 2010 | Baby Showers, Cards and Gifts, Invitations | thecheshirekat | 2 Comments

    I can barely keep up with all of the baby showers that have been coming my way lately!  Since I finally got a chance to snap some pictures of a few recent shower designs, I figured I’d better show them off on the blog.
    This invitation was designed for my dear friend Katie, [...]

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  • I used the monogram I'd created previously on the oval seal for the tucked-ribbon belly band.

    Stacy and Shannon – Invitation Suite

    July 7th, 2010 | Invitations, Weddings | thecheshirekat | 1 Comment

    Still catching up on the blog!  I posted Stacy and Shannon’s save-the-dates and monograms back in December, and now I’m revealing their full invitation suite.
    I knew that Stacy wanted some sparkle in her invites, so we paired up three gorgeous metallic cardstocks and a handful of crystal embellishments for these lovely gatefolds.  Take a look [...]

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  • Building a Nest – in blue!

    Building a Nest – in blue!

    November 5th, 2009 | Invitations | thecheshirekat | 1 Comment

    Quickie blog update for you here!  Rachel found my Building a Nest shower invitations on Etsy and asked for them in a robin’s egg blue.  I was happy to oblige and found a lovely light blue metallic cardstock with matching envelope.
    It was pretty in pink for Erin’s shower… but it’s beautiful in blue as well:
    The [...]

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  • Erin – The Baby Shower

    Erin – The Baby Shower

    September 26th, 2009 | Invitations | thecheshirekat | 3 Comments

    I promised I’d update soon, and here it is!  My husband gave in and unearthed the camera from the piles of boxes in the garage, and I’m excited to show off this invitation.
    Erin is a dear friend of mine whose daughter Sophia is due in December.  I was so thrilled to be able to do [...]

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  • Kate & Chris – The Invitations

    Kate & Chris – The Invitations

    July 13th, 2009 | Invitations, Labels and Stickers, Monograms and Logos | thecheshirekat | 3 Comments

    I am so excited to blog this invitation suite!  You may recall Kate and Chris’s Save the Dates from a few posts ago. . . well, the invitations are finished and sent, and I am super proud of how they came out.
    Since Kate’s wedding colors are apple green and chocolate brown, I used a vintage [...]

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  • A Rock ‘n Roll Birthday!

    A Rock ‘n Roll Birthday!

    May 29th, 2009 | Invitations, Miscellaneous Paper Goods | thecheshirekat | 3 Comments

    Both of my parents turned 60 recently, and my mother decided it was time to throw a giant party to celebrate!  She rented out The Hop in Lakewood, hired the Taco Man to set up an awesome taco bar, and got everyone out on the dance floor for a rockin’ good time.
    My birthday gift to [...]

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  • Our Wedding – Rehearsal Dinner Invitations

    Our Wedding – Rehearsal Dinner Invitations

    May 25th, 2009 | Invitations, Labels and Stickers | thecheshirekat | 3 Comments

    We had our rehearsal dinner in the “Show Room” at Dave and Buster’s, and I decided to play off of that theme and create a non-traditional invitation for the evening’s activities.
    I used a high-resolution photo of a Broadway Playbill and Photoshopped it to include one of our engagement pictures and our own custom text.  The [...]

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  • Our Wedding – The Invitations

    Our Wedding – The Invitations

    May 22nd, 2009 | Invitations, Monograms and Logos | thecheshirekat | No Comments

    The second installment of “stuff from my own wedding” – our invitations!
    I put some serious blood/sweat/tears into the invitations for our wedding, and the response from our guests was overwhelmingly positive.  People wrote notes on our RSVP cards raving about how gorgeous they were, and I had a number of friends ask if I could [...]

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