Wording for 70th Birthday Party Invitations

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Wording for 70th Birthday Party Invitations
Great birthday invitations will inspire guests to come and celebrate. (birthday cake image by tomcat2170 from Fotolia.com)

You want a birthday party to be a great experience, whether you're the one celebrating a birthday or the one planning the party. To get guests ready to attend a great celebration, take special care with the wording of your invitation. Make sure to note in your invitation what it is that will be wonderful about the party. Write a creative, engaging invitation that contains all the details.

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    Plan thoroughly the kind of birthday party it will be--for instance, a backyard party, a restaurant get-together or a sailboat party.

    Wording for 70th Birthday Party Invitations
    Write down all the details of the party, for planning purposes, before composing the invitation. (birthday image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.com)
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    Begin composing the invitation by noting the elements of the birthday party that stand out. For example, if it's a backyard party, jot down what will be served and why you're holding it outside. A beautiful garden may be a great way to lure guests, for instance.

    Wording for 70th Birthday Party Invitations
    Note the most interesting elements of the party. (birthday cake and hat image by Gina Smith from Fotolia.com)
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    Begin writing the invitation by using the following outline as a guide: "You are cordially invited to join Daniel Brown in celebration of his 70th birthday party by lounging in his backyard marigold garden at 155 Main Street. Come at noon, drink splendid white wine and enjoy good food in the warm weather." This invitation tells all the details--including location, date and time--while also highlighting the events of the party.

    Wording for 70th Birthday Party Invitations
    Write a cordial and engaging invitation. (pen and paper image by Melissa Schalke from Fotolia.com)
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    Add the RSVP phone number and any contact information the guest may need. This may be placed at the bottom of the invitation so that the main wording isn't cluttered by excessive information.

    Wording for 70th Birthday Party Invitations
    Include contact information in the invitation. (phone image by Eisenhans from Fotolia.com)

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