LESSology September Challenge: You're INVITED...

Hi there!
 Today I'm sharing with you my DT take for LESSology.
The challenge this month is to CREATE AN INVITATION for a special
occasion. And to try to think beyond a simple card.
This is what I came up with:
I made the envelope with some patterned paper. Found a button to add to the back.
This is the fastening. When you open it, this happens:
Obviously NOT an invite for this 54 year old's party, tee hee..... 30 is still a
pretty significant age, though!
I made the flowers up using stuff I had in my craft room:
They're layers of tissue paper, netting and satin...plus the buttons, of course:)
I've also added a button to the paper clip [below]. I think it looks cute!
Added some more tissue paper, pleated, behind the 'I am 30' card :)
And lots of doilies, too:
Made up the little bow.... thanks Lizzy C for the pretty butterfly!
The party information [not filled in for obv reasons!]
is at the top and bottom of the envelope invite:
 I used a couple of little stickers I had in my stash - thought they worked a treat!
Would love for you to get your thinking caps on
& join us at LESSology this month!
Blessings  ~ Lizzy ♥♥♥


  1. As my Grandies would say - "You're such a clever clogs"! Creative, pretty and stash busting, all in the one project. Fabulous work.

  2. You are clever! This is so pretty! Love the floral papers and doileys and love how you put a bow on the butterfly, that is so pretty! I love how it folds out like that too! A special invitation for a special occasion! Have a good weekend! I hope to!

  3. That's a whole party right there, in an envelope!

  4. This is soooooooooooooo fun! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Another brilliant take on the challenge Lizzy!! You do come up with the most inovative ideas and then execute them beautifully!! Love, love, love this one .. totally brilliant idea and gorgeous to boot. Love those flowers and, I believe you chopped up a nighty to get the satin .. ahhh yes. one must make sacrifices for one's art! LOL!! This is so pretty and such fun .. love it!!! Enjoy the rest of the weekend .. hope you're having nice weather your way. hugs xx

  6. This is gorgeous! Love the papers... so beautiful... and doilies are always in order... and those flowers... love them!! I would have thought this was for your birthday.... :)

  7. Fabulous take on the challenge Lizzy. I might try and do this challenge, been awhile. I have heaps to catch up on since being away though, so not sure how I will go.

  8. PS I love how pretty your invite and envelope are

  9. That is such a great idea and it looks beautiful x

  10. ohhh Lizzy another great project! so brilliant idea to make a card from envelope - think I should try it! ))))

  11. Waaaay cool....love what you did and so clever! Such a neat and pretty invite! ;-)

  12. Yours turned out soooooo pretty! LOVE!


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