Chess birthday invitations

Great! ( was my first reaction)
Heck, where are we going to get these from?! ( followed a second after)

Seriously, where do my kids come up with these ideas?? Of course, there are NO chess birthday invitations, OR decorations, OR party favors. So, mommy dearest took out her beloved Silhouette machine and in 30 minutes 8 invitations were made, placed and envelopes and mailed.
As they say in a very popular commercial –
Paper, glue and scissors =  $15
Reaction from 9-year-old-to be =  Priceless!

Kalin 9th Birthday invitations1

Kalin 9th Birthday invitations3

Can’t wait to make the cake! 🙂