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Sweet 16 invitations

Celebrate your teen's Sweet 16 with creative online invitations and templates you can customize in minutes. Add photos, track RSVPs, and send your way—via email, text message, or shareable link.

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Sweet 16 invitations

A sweet sixteen is a coming-of-age event celebrated across many cultures. Some prefer to mark the occasion with a larger-than-life bash, while others prefer an intimate soirée with close friends and family. Whatever size the guest list, creative sweet sixteen birthday invitations from Paperless Post bring an elevated vibe that the party deserves. Our wide variety of sweet 16 templates with customizable details means you can make your design unique. Usher in the big day with classic stationery-inspired Cards or send eye-catching animated Flyers featuring moving text and playful GIFs.

While trends change and styles come and go, a few teen birthday party ideas outlast the shifting tides of pop culture. A slumber party theme is a tried-and-true classic, or they can get pampered and watch movies into the wee hours of the morning with a “night at the Oscars” theme. Let guests belt out their favorite ballad with a karaoke party, or go the nostalgic route and opt for a retro birthday bash—the decade you choose is up to you, and we have plenty of '70s, 80s, and '90s invitations to inspire you.

It’s okay if you don’t know every detail yet—plenty of festive sweet sixteen invitation designs feature abstract templates that work with any theme. So, no matter what your soon-to-be 16-year-old wants, matching the invitation to your party’s style is easy.

Design a custom sweet 16 invitation

Once you've chosen your sweet 16 invitation template, personalize your design by customizing the font type and color. Edit the pre-worded text to include your event details, and add additional information like directions or photos of the guest of honor with easy-to-use Blocks. They stack right below your invitation, keeping your design clean and uncluttered so it stands out—but guests still have access to all the need-to-know information.

If you’re having a hard time choosing an invitation template or figuring out how to design it, we’re here to help. Our Personal Design Services team can bring your vision to life by creating original designs inspired by a photo, the party venue, the day's color scheme, and more.

How do you send sweet 16 birthday invitations?

Once you’ve completed your invitation design, upload your guest list by syncing contacts from your smartphone or computer. You can also add them manually—and if you’ve previously sent invitations through Paperless Post, all of the information of your past contacts will still be saved.

Send your sweet sixteen birthday invitations via email, text, or shareable link, and include Guest Questions to collect information like dietary restrictions or favorite memory of the celebrant. See who's coming with real-time RSVP tracking, and share updates and reminders via our guest messaging tool. You can also add a Comment Wall so guests can discuss day-of details with one another.