How to Make Birthday Invitation Cards on Microsoft Word
When you are planning a birthday party, you can take a few steps to save some money. If
you have Microsoft Word and a color printer, you can create invitations to suit any
birthday party theme. Save even more money by making postcard-style, printable birthday
invitations. Not only will you save on paper and envelopes, but you also will save on
Six Steps to Create Personal Birthday Invitation Cards
Begin creating your birthday invites by opening Microsoft Word; then go to the
"Insert" tab and click "Clip Art" in the "Illustrations" group. Search "birthday" and
find a graphic you like, then click "Insert."
Right-click the clip art and choose "Format Picture." Go to the "Size" tab and
clear the "Lock Aspect Ratio" box. Change the height to "4.25" and the width to "5.5."
Click "OK" to apply the changes.
Go to the "Insert" tab and click "Text Box" in the "Text" section. Right-click
the text box and select "Format Text Box." On the "Colors and Lines" tab, select "No
Fill" for the fill color and "No Line" for the line color. Click "OK" to apply the
Make birthday invitations using a festive font and choose a coordinating color,
using a size large enough to read easily. Type in a basic announcement, such as "You
are invited to a birthday party." Click outside of the text box and press "Ctrl+A" to
select the text and picture.
Go to the "Mailings" tab and select "Labels." Make sure you are on the "Labels"
tab and click the "Options" button. Under "Product Number" choose "3263 Postcard."
Click "OK" to apply and then click the "New Document" button. A page with four
identical birthday invitations will open.
Save the cards and print them on card stock paper.
Congrats, you just created your own personalized birthday invitations.