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Halloween Luminary Invitations

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Flying Bat Invitation

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Flying paper bats make interactive Halloween decorations or invitations -- when the card is opened, a bat flutters out.
Materials
  • Twin tack (9-by-12-inch sheets)
  • Black construction paper
  • Ruler
  • White pencil
  • Bat template
  • Stapler
  • Craft knife
  • Plastic drinking straw
  • Paper clips
  • Black rubber bands
  • Cards and envelopes
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Fishing Party Invitation

Steps:4
A fishing-themed party that includes the invitations shown here, gummy-worm decorations, favors, a wooden-fish painting project, and a fish-shaped chocolate cake studded with candy wafers is sure to make a big splash.
Materials
  • No. 4 fishhook
  • Wire cutters
  • Rectangular eraser
  • Fine ballpoint pen
  • Utility knife
  • Photocopied image of a fish
  • Colored stock paper and matching envelopes
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Ink pad
  • Rug needle, nail, or small hole punch
  • Waxed thread
  • Gummy worms
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Graduation Tassel Invitation

Steps:3
Inspired by the classic mortarboard, these clever invitations are sure to win high marks among graduation-party guests.
Materials
  • Tassel Invitation Template
  • Card stock
  • Paper
  • Bone folder
  • 1/8-inch satin ribbon
  • Mat knife (optional)
  • 2-inch piece of cardboard, to make tassels
  • Craft needle
  • Button (in a color that matches card)
  • Matching envelopes to match (6 by 6 inches)
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Flower Party Invitations

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