I was inspired by these invites and the shower in a box party that my family + friends put together for my baby shower a couple of years ago. Since we were going to be returning from Disney on his birthday and his friends are scattered all across the US, I thought this was a great way to get everyone together for a virtual party.
I came up with a little poem asking everyone to use the balloons + confetti included in the package and take a picture of themselves. I put a little card inside with his email address so they could forward the pictures directly to him. I kept it all a secret, and so did everyone else [thank you!], and day by day pictures started sprinkling into his inbox. Finally, on his birthday, I gave Kacey his own party in a box to open. He was surprised + loved it!
Inside the party in a box, I included three balloons + handmade confetti. Instead of driving myself crazy looking for matching confetti, I used two different sized craft hole punches to create confetti from the letterpress invite prints that weren’t quite perfect. Great way to recycle + keep the look consistent!
The invites + email card were tied up with twine and placed inside a kraft box along with the balloons + confetti.
Mailing labels were also letterpress printed and adhered to the boxes for mailing.
These were so much fun to do. Everyone loved the idea and he received so many funny + memorable pics and even videos for his birthday. I plan to put all the pictures in a little album for him.