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Introducing First Birthday Cards from Basic Invite

At Basic Invite we are always striving to keep up with the needs of our customers. In order to do this Basic Invite has rolled out an adorable line of first birthday invitations to make sure you can find the right stationery for any of your important life moments.

We couldn’t think of a better way to introduce this new line than with an actual first birthday party. This was a tiny construction worker themed party with everything from caution tape to plastic hard hats for each of the kid and parents.


Here is an outline of what you would need to throw a construction themed birthday party for your little one.


When it comes to the refreshments you need to remember that the food at this party isn’t really going to be for the actual one year old. It is going to be for your close family and friends that are helping your celebrate this big day.


Candy Rocks – Chocolate candy rocks are a must as they really add to the décor and actually taste pretty good. How can you go wrong with anything chocolate at a party.

Orange Punch – The theme of the party is pretty much orangetastic so if you decide on orange Kool-Aid or just orange soda you won’t can’t go wrong.

Apple Cars – Who doesn’t like food that is made into cars. Apple cars are a quick and easy way to keep your construction theme going while creating a tasty snack. Click here for a quick tutorial on how to make them.


The décor is what makes a party no matter what anybody says you can’t have enough of it. At least that is what my wife tells me. Here is a list of décor used and each of them link to Amazon so you don’t have to spend time hunting for each item.

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Caution Tape – 1 roll $8.19 Trucks – 5 Pack $5.88 Mini Cones – Set of 10 $12.30 Plastic Hard Hats – Set of 12 for $6.03 Construction Signs – Set of 4 $6.11


Once again you are working with one year olds but a small Tupperware bowl filled with rice and small construction trucks will keep the little ones entertained for quite some time.


TIP: Do not do this anywhere that can not be cleaned up easily as rice will be everywhere.

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