How to Pick Pool Party Invitations

This article explains how to choose pool party invitations.


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    Consider the age group of the pool party. This will influence the choice of the pool party invitations. Is the party for moms with babes, for young children, for teens, or for adults?
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    Consider the occasion. Again, the occasion will heavily influence the choice of invitations. This might include:
    • Birthday
    • Vacation fun
    • Completion of learn-to-swim celebrations
    • Mini swimming competition for kids
    • Pool-warming for a new pool
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    select a theme. The theme is important because it can be reflected in your invitations. Is it sporty, pirates, beach time, festive, mermaids, glam, etc.?
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    Decide whether you want to make your own invitations, purchase them, or have them created for you. Pool party invitations are less regular in standard invitation stock, so you will more limited if you choose to buy ready-made off-the-shelf invitations. On the other hand, if you choose to make your own or have them crafted for you, the possibilities are opened up much more widely.
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    If you choose to purchase pool party invitations, call your local newsagent or card shop and ask what they have in stock. Ask if they can order in anything from their catalog that would be representative of a pool party. If they don't have specific pool party invitations, use the theme of your party instead, such as whales, dolphins, water, ocean, swimming, swimwear, towels, etc.
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    If you choose to make your own, or to have them crafted, be creative. Consider matching the colors to the pool theme, even to any matching motifs your pool tiles or surrounds might have. Take photos and incorporate those into the invitation, make collages, etc. You might even like to take a photo of a special person if it's their party event and include that as part of the invitation.


  • Think of catchy phrases, like "Dive in Feet First for Pool Party Fun", etc. Match photos or images to your phrases.

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