Archive for July 29th, 2011

Beat the Heat with Summer Party Invitations

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Tired of the heat???   So are we!!  It seems as if global warming has become apparent in the southern states, and we hear the north is feeling the hot weather too, this summer!  Even at 100 degrees some days, our heat index has been over 110 and we’re all ready for a break!  We all know the expression…if you can’t beat ’em – join ’em!  There’s nothing we can do to make the sun cool down except celebrate it!

We all know the traditional summer party invitations with flip flops, pool scenes and under water adventures.  They’re all fun and definitely weather appropriate, however have you ever received an invitation in the mail that just took your breath away because it was so creative, fun and cool?  The below invitations will help you put up with the summer heat, and totally impress your guests!

The Big Kahuna Party Invitation by Checkerboard – Summer is all about having fun and this party invitation depicts that perfectly!  This amazing 5 x 5 inch invitation is die-cut in the shape of an orange Hawaiian shirt with hibiscus flowers throughout.  Open the shirt gatefold to reveal your party details on the inside of the card, which are printed on an ivory corrogated paper undershirt.   This invitation is perfect for Hawaiian luaus or tropical themed parties and also comes fully assembled so that you can mail it as soon as you receive your order.  Don’t expect to receive very many “no” RSVP’s with this adorable summer party invitation!

Nightcap Swim Party Invitation by IB Designs – Nothing helps you beat the heat more than a night swim!  This metro invitation is for strictly adults only!  The contemporary invitation features a black background with a purple and blue pool.  Four black silhouette couples swim in the pool while sipping cocktails.  A large blue and white martini adorns the right side of the card with a bright blue olive garnish.  A tall city by an island appears in the distance of this posh card.  This fun invitation is perfect for an evening summer event with friends and family.  Remember – drink responsibly!

Lime Slice Invitation by Checkerboard – Pucker up, baby!  Who’s thirsty?  This summery invitation is completely unique, fun and fantastic.  Intrigue your guests with it’s green shimmering bottom base card and a lime wedge wheel that spins on a green brad to reveal your wording which is printed upon the green base card.  Personalize up to 8 wedges with your fun party details.  This summery invitation is perfect for corporate summer parties, adult birthday parties, summer cocktail parties or end of summer soirees!


Ready to join in the fun celebrating the heat, since you know you can’t beat it?  Check out the entire summer party invitation collection at!  There’s still plenty of time to celebrate the sun before the fall is upon us!