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DIY Birthday Party Lanyard Invitations || VIP Unicorn Birthday Invites

diy unicorn birthday party lanyards

We are celebrating my daughters 6th birthday at the end of the month and we can’t wait! She wants a unicorn theme this time around, so we ordered a bunch of cute things that I will show you in the next birthday post. Today I want to share with you the birthday lanyards we made for her class. I had seen these on Etsy over the years and I always wanted to make our own because I thought they were so cute and a little different than your typical birthday invite.

Here is what they turned out like! Keep reading below for all the details.

diy unicorn birthday party lanyards

The first thing that I did was take a photo of my daughter in her unicorn headband that we got from Target, but I have also seen similar ones on Amazon like these here. I took it against a white wall and left space because I knew that I’d be writing text over it. You can also adjust the crop or space in a program like Photoshop. I added text using Photoshop but you can also do it simply in Paint on your computer. The next thing I did was print out the photos on photo paper in 3.5 x 5 size.

For the actual lanyard badges, I found these here on Amazon that worked perfectly for a 3.5 x 5 photo. The pack came with 50, which was more than what I needed, but since we are also making these for my other daughter’s birthday in July, it was cheaper to buy them in bulk.

For the lanyard straps, I found these 17-inch long straps here on Amazon. They are quick-release, came in assorted colors and the perfect length for kids.

diy unicorn birthday party lanyards

We love the way they came out and can’t wait for the party!

diy unicorn birthday party lanyards

diy unicorn birthday party lanyards

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