"" The Preppy Strawberry: How to make your own Photo Invitation

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

How to make your own Photo Invitation






Every want to make your own photo invitation like you see online?  This year for Lilly's birthday I made her photo invitations and I made them myself by following a few simple steps.  


How to Make your own Photo Invitations 


1)  You will need either Photoshop or any type of editing software.  You can even give picnik a try!  For these steps, I used Photoshop.  


2)  Create a black document 4X6 is typical size but you can create the invitation to be any size you want.  


3)  In your tool bar you will want to select the paint bucket and this will allow you to change your background color.  


4.)  Next, you will need the photo of your choice and insert it into your new document you just created.   At this point you can resize the photo to fit into the document.  


5)  Once you have your photo in place you can use the advanced features and add borders, add your text to your invitation.  This is your place to get creative with your invitation!


6)  Make sure to include on your invitation What the party is for?  Party Address, date, time, and RSVP information.  


7.)  You can print your invitation at home or you can save your image as a .jpg and send to any local photo shop.  


8.)  If you print your image at home make sure you use photo paper and be sure to follow the instructions for your printer to print in high quality.  







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6 comments:

  1. Awesome list! I definitely want to make my own!

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  2. Amy_ThePreppyStrawberryNovember 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

    Thanks! I had a hard time with my topic! I'm not sure if I'm happy with my choice! - Oh well onto Day #3!

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  3. Oh, my gosh! I NEED your blog. I am not crafty, so you need to make things easy for me, ok? Following you now...

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  4. Amy_ThePreppyStrawberryNovember 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

    Oh, I'm so happy you stopped by! I will definitley try to keep things simple! Maybe, I should use that as my tag line? hmmmm? I'm following you back - I can't wait to read more! ;)

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  5. Love this! I have heard it sin't that hard. I will have to try it next time!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and becoming a follower!
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  6. Amy_ThePreppyStrawberryNovember 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

    Thanks for stopping by! It was my first attempt at making my own photo invitations and I'm no pro at Photoshop! So if I can do it anyone can!

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