You’re Invited!

February 7th, 2011

The 2011 Oscars air on February 27th this year and I couldn’t be more excited! I’m a huge movie fan and grew up in a family that celebrated film and television. Consequently, the Academy Awards were always a big deal to us. My parents even named our cats Oscar and Emmy!

Last year, I created a downloadable Oscar suite that included printable party invitations, ballots, envelope liners, popcorn bags and candy toppers. I’ve been getting quite a few requests for an updated 2011 version so, with out further ado, here they are! Each PDF includes instructions and if you need more information, please see my original posts here and here.

OSCAR INVITATION & ENVELOPE LINERS
Set the tone for the party to come with these printable Oscar Party Invitations and envelope liners.

OSCAR BALLOT
Play along while you watch! Have guests arrive early to fill out the ballot ahead of time for who they think will win. At the end of the evening, tally up the score to see who guessed the most right!

POPCORN BAGS
What are movies without the popcorn? Serve individual portions by printing the template directly onto white paper bags, line with glassine bags to prevent butter stains and fill with movie popcorn! Both the paper and glassine bags can be found in my Etsy shop here.

CANDY BAG TOPPERS
Of course you can’t have the popcorn without the candy! Dress sweets up by arranging in cellophane bags and topping with red and white stripped toppers. Arrange it all on an old fashioned candy tray and pass it around to all your guests. Learn how to make a candy try here.

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CONDITIONS OF USE: All Twig & Thistle downloads are subject to our Terms & Conditions. Downloads are for personal, non-commercial use only. In addition please do not redistribute or modify any of the templates. If you’d like to link to the pdf, please link to this post directly. Thanks!

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30 Responses to “You’re Invited!”

  1. lizzie Says:

    You are brilliantly generous and creative! I love the ballot :)

  2. Stacey Says:

    Your downloads are completely awesome. Thank you so much for sharing!!

  3. Mariolonza Says:

    Fantastic! My brother is a big fan of Oscar night! Thanks!

  4. Erin Says:

    THANK YOU! We used these last year, and they were a real hit. This year I’ll be sure to take some photos so you can see them in action.

  5. Kate from Party Resources Says:

    OMG these are fab! I host an Oscar gathering every year and will be sure to include some of these fun details!

  6. Keighley@FancyHouseRd Says:

    Wowza! These downloads are incredible! It makes me want to start planning an Oscar party stat. I also wouldn’t mind those popcorn bags for myself when I sit down to watch my favorite TV shows.

  7. Marie Says:

    So darling. Makes me want to host a party this year. Maybe I will. I love those candy bags, especially the hot tamales (my fav) and the licorice! I added this to the M&T Spotlight: http://www.makeandtakes.com/spotlight

  8. patti Says:

    you are AWESOME! Thanks SO much! Can’t wait to print off and plan the party! I think you may just be my new BFF!

  9. Natalie W. Says:

    Yayyyyyy!!! Thank you SO MUCH for posting this! I will definitely be using these this year…even if the guest list does just include myself and my husband! ;)

    And FYI he is just as excited about the Oscars as I am! lol

  10. simplygrove Says:

    Honestly, you are the coolest person ever!!! These are soooo cute!! xxoo

  11. Everythinker Says:

    This is so great! We have just posted about your creation on our website, everythinker.com!

  12. Connie {the beauty nerd} Says:

    What a fantastic idea! I really appreciate all the details that you put into all the Oscar suite elements!

  13. christine Says:

    wow thanks for making these! they’re wonderful!

  14. Lorena Says:

    oooh this sounds like so much fun! my little ones are still way too little to attempt and host such an event but next year I hope to throw a little shin dig like this with my neighbors. tfs the fantastic ideas!

  15. brittany Says:

    you are so cute and creative! makes me want to hot an Oscars party just to create these sweet things.

  16. Molly Says:

    These are such great “tools” you’ve created! It’s always been my dream to host a black tie Oscar Party. Thanks for further inspiration!

  17. Brittany @ The Aubergine Notebook Says:

    i love your oscar party ideas! i grew up watching the oscars too. very big in my family. thanks for sharing your fab ideas!!

  18. Erin Says:

    These are rockin! We should chat because i’m planning a little oscar party in Seattle!

  19. samia Says:

    thnkyou so much for the downloads and the idea.. they are beautiful.. and serve as beautiful inspirations.. you make things seem so simple!

  20. Robin - www.twentysomethingtestdummies.com Says:

    These are so gorgeous, and it’s so generous of you to share these. I used your ballots as part of my invitations with an actual customized movie ticket and your ballot designs are by far more gorgeous than ABC’s!

    Thanks again.

  21. Elizabeth Says:

    So lovely ! Thank you for sharing this !

  22. Kristen Says:

    Thanks so much for sharing these! I can’t wait to use these at our Oscars party!

  23. wee Says:

    this is stylish, fresh and fun. you take the ‘oscar’ for great design…thanx!

  24. Kristen Says:

    thanks so much for these! Gorgeous.

  25. Katie O Says:

    Thank you for the free printables! I used your ballots and the candy bag toppers! http://landofozfam.blogspot.com/2011/02/83rd-annual-academy-awards.html

  26. Nicole Says:

    Thanks so much for these printables!! we threw an oscar party and used the candy bag toppers and the awesome bingo game :) it was so much fun!

    http://sngriffi.blogspot.com/2011/03/lindsays-oscar-birthday-party.html

  27. Carrie Says:

    These are WONDERFUL! Could you possibly update the invitation and ballot for this year? I’d love to use them!

  28. Kara Says:

    How about an update to the ballot for 2012?! We used these last year and had an absolute blast (my kids think I’m brilliant thanks to you)!

  29. Grace Says:

    Love these, please please please update for 2012! :)

  30. Kimberly Says:

    Really hope you’re going to update Oscar ballot for 2012. I used them last year for a party and got SO many compliments.