How to Create a Tea Party Invitation in Adobe Photoshop

According to Lisa Mirza Grotts, author of Etiquette Expert, no one is quite sure how the tea party started in England. Still, it inevitably became popular around the 1840s when Anne, the Duchess of Bedford, experienced unpleasing feeling from the lack of food in the middle of the afternoon. With a tray of tea, bread, butter, and cookies, she resolved her hunger. When she started sharing her new habit with friends, it soon grew into a full-blown social event among the English aristocracy. Now that you know the history, you might as well want to know how to create a tea party invitation for your friends. Listed below are the steps on how to create one. Make sure to study each step well. Here's how:

1. Choose a Purpose

Do you know what the best part of hosting a tea party? Well, a tea party is appropriate for any type of celebration you would like to throw. It is suitable for a housewarming celebration, a birthday feast, a farewell party or perhaps just a random afternoon to chit-chat and to catch up with your good old friends. Make sure to identify the purpose already so that your recipient will know what is your tea party all about.

2. Set the Time and Date

Now that you already identified the purpose, it's time for you to set your party's time and date. Check your calendar activities to see if what specific day you're available. Once you have done so, please state it immediately into your invitation card for the date and time is the essential information that you must provide. If you failed to state the following details, expect that you don't have any guests to come to your event.

3. Incorporate Designs

If you want to make sure that your friends and colleagues won't hesitate to come to your celebration, then you must incorporate designs that are related to your theme. Again if you've chosen a bridal shower afternoon tea party, then the designs that you must incorporate in your card are all about bridal showers. Make sure to make it elegant and creative yet simple to look at.

4. State Other Details

The time and date isn't the only detail that you need to work on. Make sure that your invitation can answer the basic 4 W's—who, what, when, and where. Who refers to the name of your recipient, what refers to the name of the party such as "breakfast at tiffany's," when refers to the date of the celebration, and lastly, where refers to the address. You see, an invitation is not only an invitation, but it also serves as a guide to your visitors.

5. Place It in An Envelope

If you have successfully followed the four steps above, you may now start printing your invitations. Send out as many as you can depending on your target list and if you want to ensure the quality, then you may place it inside an envelope.

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