How to Create My Own "Sesame Street" Baby Shower Invitations

by Tammy Moore
Invite guests to a baby shower on Sesame Street.

Invite guests to a baby shower on Sesame Street.

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"Sunny day, sweeping the clouds away!" The Sesame Street gang has entertained children since 1969, so Big Bird, Elmo, Grover, Zoe and friends are the ideal characters to welcome a new little one into the world. Set the stage for your Sesame Street-themed baby shower with a colorful, handmade invitation. Bright primary colors are perfect for either gender baby, and they pair well with licensed Sesame Street patterned papers and embellishments that are available at your local scrapbooking or craft retailer. Use these vibrant products to create fun Sesame Street baby shower invitations sure to delight your guests.

Items you will need

  • Word processing program
  • Printer
  • Vellum paper, 8.5 inches by 11 inches
  • Paper trimmer
  • Sesame Street patterned paper, 12 inches by 12 inches
  • Hole punch
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Envelopes
  • Sesame Street stickers
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Step 1

Open a word processing program and type your invitation wording. Size the text to fit an area 3.5 inches by 4.75 inches. Copy and paste the text to fit four invitations on one letter-sized document. Print your invitation on vellum sheets.

Step 2

Cut the vellum invitations to 3.75 inches by 5 inches. Cut the patterned paper into 4.25-inch-by-5.5-inch pieces.

Step 3

Center a vellum piece on top of the Sesame Street paper. Hold the vellum in place securely and punch two holes though top center of both pages, leaving about a half inch between the holes. Insert an end of ribbon into each hole and tie a bow through both pages. Cut the ribbon ends on a diagonal.

Step 4

Place the invitation into a colorful envelope. Seal the flap and accent it with a Sesame Street sticker. Add another sticker to the front, in the bottom left corner of the envelope.

About the Author

Tammy Moore is a writer, crafter, and artist in Austin, Texas. She has worked within the craft and hobby industry for over seven years. Her articles and projects have been published online at www.scrapjazz.com and in "Creative TECHniques Magazine." Moore attended the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Photo Credits

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