This handmade teddy bear party invitation is perfect for your teddy bear picnic or teddy bear themed birthday party.
The twins are having a teddy bear picnic for their birthday party this year. They also requested we have bees too. I'm not quite sure where that request came from, but now they are having a bears and bees party … picnic style.
The invitations are going out this week. They would have gone out last week, but my initial idea of handmade jigsaw puzzles were … let's just say … thwarted by a pair of 3 year olds wielding paint brushes and a bowl of water.
I think these turned out much cuter than the handmade jigsaw puzzles anyway.
I had been carrying around these canvas book covers for years. When I say years, I mean we've moved house 3 times. I had initially purchased them to use as class gifts when Jay was in elementary school.
To use them as the cover for the invitations I hand drew and painted a bumble bee to match the one I did on the photo board and printed it on transfer paper to iron onto the front of the book cover. Then using a fabric paint pen added the smaller details. Inside I put a little felt bear peeking out of one side and the invitation with a map of the party location on the other side.
Hi, These are so darling! Original and fun… Malia
I wish you’d start a party planning biz specifically so I can hire you to make my kids’ party’s half this adorable!!! Great job, T. I hope the twins have a fabulous birthday party!
Haven’t had a chance to comment on all the teddy bear posts but wanted to say all your things are adorable…but I wouldn’t expect anything less! I love the photo board you created and these are just darling. The bigger felt activity you made is also very sweet.
Where did you get the canvas covers from? I like the idea of making a fuzzy felt thing and using the cover to keep it all together x
I have been trying desperately to remember where I purchased them, but it was so many years ago now that I just can't. I daresay I would have ordered them on-line though to get a packet with a large quantity. I know back then I ordered a lot of bulk items through Oriental Trading, but I've looked and don't see these on there. I'm sorry, I wish I could help more. They would be fairly quick to sew up though.