Which Invite Do You Like Best?

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max sutter's birthday party

MomLogic.com is teaming up with Trista and Ryan Sutter to throw their son Max his first b-day bash, and I was excited to be asked to help style the event! Even better, MomLogic is asking readers to help plan the party too – by voting on certain elements to select what will actually be used!

So for the first element of the party – the invitation – I designed 3 options that match the party’s “Candyland” theme. You can vote for which design you like best, and whichever design gets the most votes is the one that Trista & Ryan will send out. The 3 options are below (click to zoom), and you can vote here …we’d love to get your input!

Option A:

max sutter's birthday party

Option B:

max sutter's birthday party

Option C:

max sutter's birthday party

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

48 responses to “Which Invite Do You Like Best?”

  1. CarrieO says:

    Option B

  2. Melissa H. says:

    So cute! I threw a Candyland party for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. It was so fun and easy to do! We held it at the Water Conservation Garden in Cuyamaca College and used their pathways for a real-life candy land game. I have some pics on my (not-so-updated) blog : http://iamleese.blogspot.com/2007/12/myas-candyland-birthday-result.html

  3. amy says:

    A) This is awesome. Congrats.
    B) Can’t decide. Too hard. 1 or 2 though. Let me pop over to the website and cast my confused vote.
    C) Again. Awesome. So excited for you.

  4. neige says:

    I really like..no love all three
    However I think option #3 is the bestest for a first bday. Its Cute! It fits with the theme! I just adore the lil gingerbread guy…oooo…scrumptious!!
    #THREE for me!

  5. Jenn says:

    Thanks, everyone!

    Melissa H. – your party is super cute! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

  6. laughing808 says:

    option C

  7. Naomi says:

    I think 3 looks the most like an invitation. #1 is cute but looks like an ad.

  8. Heather C. says:

    I voted at MomLogic for Option A. So cute!

  9. maritessb says:

    i’m going to be the minority in this one. i like 1

  10. Soulful Girl says:

    I love option B

  11. Ericka says:

    Love all of them, but #2 gets my vote!

  12. One Chic Mama says:

    I love Option B. These are so cute, I’m sure the party will be one to remember.

  13. Kim O. says:

    Way to go HWTM! I can’t decide between 1 or 2!!! They are way too cute:-)

  14. happyathome says:

    I think B has the focus on the birthday, as much as I love the candy tree. Great ideas!
    FYI, watch for my new blog design being intoduced the week, it is nicey nice!

  15. Hilary says:

    I love B, definitely the best!

  16. Brenda says:

    I like option C the best as it looks the most birthdayish – but I wish it has the day of the week (Saturday) above the date like the other 2 invitations.

  17. Mimi says:

    Option B!!!

  18. Melissa says:

    I love the simplicity and design of A! These are awesome. :)

  19. Katie says:

    Love option B – I think it’s the font!

  20. kim says:

    so adorable! i vote #1! i am helping with a candyland themed baby shower in a couple weeks…must be a hot – or rather, sweet – theme this year!! :)

  21. letrodectus says:

    definitely option B :)

  22. Heather says:

    I love them all, but option B gets my vote. I lve the subtle peppermintbackground!

  23. YuK says:

    Option B it is!
    Option A has really cute tree design~ =)

  24. karen says:

    I like # 1

  25. Reilly says:

    Option A is adorable!

    How cute is the name Max!? They seem like a sweet family!

  26. kyle says:

    I like A the whimsical feel is much more fun.

  27. kristine says:

    Option B!!! LOVE IT!

  28. Elizabeth says:

    A, for sure. I like the pop against the white space!

  29. Beth says:

    Option A! Very Candyland-ish indeed!

  30. Aubrey says:

    I like A & B, but if I were to choose I would go with B, for sure. A is cute becasue it screams the candyland theme, but I think that B pops out at you and I like the straightforwardness of it and i fee like it’s easier to read.

  31. niki d. says:

    i love the first one. and hey, can i just say that i am so glad that i found your site? i just absolutely LUV it!! great job!! :)

  32. jenn s. says:

    Thanks, Niki! :)

  33. Bell says:

    I am so jealous. I have loved them as a couple for so long. Congratulations on getting to be part of this!

    I voted on the site but just have to say that I love A!

  34. bakingblonde says:

    No contest: B is the only way to go!! The first one looks like a coupon I would get in the mail for a big store sale and the third is not catchy enough for me! LOVE B!

  35. Jo-Ann says:

    It took me a long time to choose, but I think I like B the best. Great work!

  36. Melissa says:

    I love the look, It is so brite and fun
    I love B
    Great Job!

  37. Maria says:

    I love Option A!

  38. Vanessa says:

    Love them all…but option B is my favorite!

  39. Camila says:

    definitely option A

    is so cute!! i just loved it!

  40. Veronica M says:

    Option A definitely!

  41. Kerri Butler says:

    Love Option B- so eye grabbing!

  42. jody says:

    Option B for sure. It is easier to read and still very cute!

  43. Lauren says:

    I’m in love with number 1. That candy tree is just so adorable and sets the mood for a festival of treats.

  44. Isabella says:

    I piCk C it is sooooooooooooooooo Cute like a Button!

  45. Valerie says:

    I’m very late looking at this. I’m planning a candy-themed party for my son’s first birthday and stumbled upon this blog entry. I know that you designed the 3 invitation options, but any chance there is a way to purchase Option A (or even B)??? I haven’t found any invites I’m in LOVE with until now!

  46. jenn s. says:

    Valerie –
    Yes, you can actually order Option A through me. I just emailed you with the details :)