Grace has a friend who is quite good at card tricks and from the moment Harris met him, and witnessed a few of these tricks, he has been really taken with performing some of his own card tricks. Therefore, when we were deciding what to do for a birthday party it was an obvious choice to choose a magical theme!
We designed an invitation that resembled a playing card with a picture of Harris on the front and the party information on the back. Harris has always had a fondness for "getting into character" so he was game for throwing on his magic cape and hat that he has had for years. Also, I love that he arranged the front card to be a 9 (his age). I didn't even notice this until after we made the invitation!
Since the invitations were so little, the size of a playing card, we just made small pocket envelopes for them by cutting a strip of paper and gluing the sides shut with hot glue. Harris stuck some star stickers on the front for a little extra pizzaz. The only problem with the envelopes? They were so small that at least one person didn't even see it in their mailbox!