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Another week, another super rad DIY tutorial from Ribbons & Bluebirds. Today Jenn is bringing the Fall goodness with an adorable DIY Halloween Party invitation (or basic Halloween notecard). Take it away Jenn!

So I know that last week I said you can hang on to summer all year long, but personally my favorite season has always been fall. I love the crisp weather, the gorgeous leaves changing, an excuse to wear boots and jeans and a great oversized sweater… sorry, I got a little carried away there. One of the best parts about Fall is obviously Halloween, and a chance for all of us to throw crazy parties!

A great party starts with a great invitation, and I have a super simple way for you to take your party invites from ordinary to inspired – plus, a free template! (Not having a party? Just want to send some Halloween greetings? WELL you can trim the bottom off the party invitation (and a little off the top) to turn the same template into a 3.5×5 greeting card!)

Let’s get started:

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  • Template, available here
  • 5×7 white cardstock and envelope
  • Washi tape in a Halloween-esque theme – mine is from Scotch (purchased at Target) or there’s a ton on Amazon: Washi Tape
  • Scissors

Step by Step Instructions:

Step 1. Print out the template (available here) on 5×7 cardstock.

Step 2. Cut a section of washi tape about 1” long or slightly shorter. To cut the “v” ends, you can either hold the tape on one finger and free-cut using your scissors -OR- you can fold the tape slightly lengthwise (good side in) and cut a diagonal notch off the end. When you unfold the tape, you should have a perfect “v” notch.

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Step 3. Stick the washi tape to the paper with the flat end just overlapping the printed orange line at the top of your cardstock.

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Step 4. Repeat to fill out the printed line. I chose to alternate colours, but this would look great either randomized with a bunch of colours, or all one colour too!

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Step 5. When you get to the ends, allow the tape to overlap the edge of the paper and trim off any excess.

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Step 6. You’re all done! Don’t forget to fill out your party details on the invitation, and remember too that you can use the same technique to decorate the envelope!

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Let us know if you use our DIY tutorial to make these ADORABLE Halloween party printables & notecards! Thanks so much to Ribbons & Bluebirds for yet another awesome DIY!

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