25 First Birthday Invitations Guaranteed to Get the Party Started
The first step to a memorable first birthday party? Adorable first birthday invitations. Set the mood for baby’s soirée with extra-sweet stationery, choosing cards that pay tribute to your newly minted toddler’s age or special first birthday party theme. Need a helping hand? Here, we’ve gathered up some of our favorite first birthday invitations for the girl or boy of the hour. Prepare to “aww” over the cute, fully customizable designs.
Throwing baby a cake smash? This pretty dessert design will get the message across.
These farm-themed first birthday invitations are so stinkin’ cute. We love the animal graphics, not to mention the rhyme: “Baa, cluck, oink, moo, [child’s name] wants to party with you!”
Searching for something punny? You’ve got tons of creative first birthday invitation wording options. Take this “one-derful” design, for example.
We can’t get enough of rhyming first birthday invitations. These ones bear balloons that read, “Time flies when you’re having fun, [child’s name] is turning one!”
Kick off a lit party with this dino-mite stationery.
These first birthday invitations are the perfect excuse to show off your favorite baby photo.
Can’t choose just one picture? How about 12? Give guests a peek at every month of baby’s life leading up to the “big one.”
We’d be lion if we said we weren’t obsessed with these jungle-themed first birthday invitations.
Invite guests to a backyard bash with this rustic stationery.
Let everyone know you donut want them to miss this special occasion with pastry-inspired first birthday invitations.
This winding road design is a clever play on the fact that baby’s turning one.
Party-themed letters (like a candle “I”) spell out “birthday” on these versatile invites.
Hosting a party for two? This fun, colorful design celebrates twin birthday babies.
Friends and family will be buzzing about these eco-friendly first birthday invitations—your purchase helps plant a tree!
Buy it: Starting from $2 each, PaperCulture.com
Feel free to get a little fancy—it’s baby’s first-ever birthday, after all! These elegant cards say “I am one” in gorgeous metallic foil.
Of course, this isn’t baby’s only “first.” Use these first birthday invitations to share your new toddler’s many milestones since birth.
Buy it: Starting from $2 each, Mixbook.com
We’re always big fans of superhero first birthday invitations, but they’re especially great for celebrating a preemie’s amazing journey—your kid has shown some serious strength!
These modern first birthday invitations for a boy or girl are surprisingly chic.
Buy it: Starting from $2 each, Papier.com
We’re sweet on this lemonade design for a summer first birthday bash.
These cheerful first birthday invitations for a girl or boy make the case for a celestial celebration.
Here’s another cute first birthday invitation wording idea: “So much cheer in one big year.”
What a festive way to convey your child’s age: a tropical toucan in the shape of the number one!
These lovely first birthday invitations showcase beautiful blooms and a matching butterfly. They’re ideal for a garden affair.
Buy it: Starting from $2, Minted.com
Consider these princess birthday invitations for a girl (or prince first birthday invitations for a boy). Either way, they’ll set the groundwork for a royal party theme.
Need more twin invitation inspiration? These chalkboard-inspired cards prove “one plus one equals twice the fun.”
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Published January 2019
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