Set visiting hours for your family’s new addition sweet online sip and see invitations. “See” is the operative word in your party, and we’ll make it easy to give your guests a sneak peek—choose a photo invitation for your baby’s debut that puts an adorable snapshot of your newborn in the spotlight. Accompany your tot’s portrait with champagne flutes and baby bottles to give your guests (young and old) an idea of what they’ll be sipping while you nurse your mocktail of choice. For something a bit more baby-proof, find designs that feature nursery classics reimagined by independent stationers and illustrators—zoo-borns from Little Cube, storks with special deliveries by Rifle Paper Co.’s Anna Bond, and storytime favorites like Paddington Bear. You can also make a charming understatement with a typographic design or chic stripes from LA’s favorite stationer Sugar Paper.
Even if the mood is low-key, you can still put a little polish on the details of your invitation. Use the online design tool to personalize the fonts and colors of your invitation and add a colorful backdrop to your online delivery. Put together a list of everyone who wants to take a gander at your new baby in the online address book. You’ll find friends from your partying days, but you can also import contacts from your email accounts to make sure every friend and family member is represented. If you’re reaching out to more traditional acquaintances, send a few invitations on paper—with pre-addressed envelopes to save time, of course—and order yourself a single keepsake print for the family album, too. The party might be casual, but get an idea of who’ll be stopping by with online RSVP tracking. If you find yourself running low on party supplies, send a quick message to any guests who haven’t crossed the threshold yet. When your guests have dispersed, have them post a few particularly cute baby photos in the event’s online gallery for everyone who couldn’t stop by.