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Lobster Invitations

These clever pincers are perfect for a lobster dinner, and they're a snap to make. Write party details on the back and mail in plain white envelopes, or make your own pretty patterned ones.

Created By: Johnny Miller/Brown Bird Design


  • Red card stock
  • White gel-ink pen
  • Screw punch or micro-hole punch
  • Mini paper fasteners
  • Lobster templates


  1. Step 1

    Print out templates; cut out. Trace templates onto card stock; cut out.

  2. Step 2

    Write a greeting and details on larger halves with gel-ink pen.

  3. Step 3

    Punch 1/8-inch holes, as indicated, in large and small halves with screw punch or micro-hole punch. Attach halves with mini paper fasteners.

Martha Stewart Living, July 2009

Reviews (3)

  • Stefanie Cole 29 Mar, 2014

    How can I download the template?

  • weaselsqueak 19 Aug, 2009

    Absolutely genius. Definitely going to use at next dinner party.

  • fredalee 18 Aug, 2009

    Cute invitation - now if I could just afford the lobster.............