Free "Let's Picnic!" Invitations | July 25, 2011

I'd firstly like to apologise to fellow Aussies for my obvious neglect of their 'seasonal' interests in recent times.  It is probably clear, upon viewing my last couple of projects, that I am a touch pre-occupied indulging in fantasies of the summertime. Please forgive me, I find that this helps me get through the cold winter months!

So, for those currently blessed with beautiful weather and thinking of enjoying a lovely picnic or two, I'm hoping that these little invites I've designed will come in handy!

The PDF contains 2 pages which includes the tag invitation and gingham pocket design. It is 6mb in size so please be patient! If you have issues downloading try right-clicking ('Ctrl' and click for the mac) on the download button and saving directly to your computer.

For the tag- print out onto thick white card stock. I've picked up a smooth matte paper, compatible with my inkjet printer, from a local specialty paper store.

For the gingham pocket I've printed onto thick glossy photo paper. I've used HP's advanced glossy photo paper 250 gsm. (FYI, I have a Canon PIxma MG6150 inkjet printer).

I've used two round hole punches for this project. A small 5mm punch for the top of the tag and a 1 inch punch for the top of the pocket.

Fill in the blanks on the front and then write a more detailed and personal message on the back!

Happy Picnicking! :)

The downloadable pdfs in this article (and across my entire site) are free for personal use only. They are strictly not for commercial use. If you wish to incorporate any of my designs in your own personal projects, please credit me and include a link to my site. Please do not distribute any of my downloadable files. If you are kind enough to blog about this article, please feel free to use my photos as long as they are accompanied with a credit and link back to my site and/or this article. As a courtesy please do not link directly to a downloadable file but rather to this page. Thanks for reading this boring footer stuff! You rock! :)

{ all images by Amy Moss }

posted under: Do It Yourself, Free Stuff, Parties, Stationery


  1. so cute- thanks!
  2. Hi Amy, I adore these little invitation tags and the gorgeous gingham pockets!! ... I completely understand your "summer fantasies"! Auckland (NZ) recently experienced it's coldest days of the winter so far... now I'm itching for warmer weather even more so I have an excuse for a picnic! H xo
  3. Thank you for this great idea! I love the design.
  4. aw this is so sweet! thanks! xo jillian
  5. Berenice | Jul 28, 2011
    Hi Amy. First time I post. I love your blog, so fresh and natural, full of so much light. This invitations are great, thank you for sharing them! Greatings from the other side of the world.
  6. EEK, these are too cute! I'm in the midst of a summer too hot to be outside, so I'm having opposite fantasies of cooler weather!
  7. These are adorable... there's nothing better than someone with great talent sharing it with everyone else. Thank-you!
  8. jennie | Jul 28, 2011
    I love these! Thank you so much for sharing!
  9. I love these tags ! thanks a lot !
  10. You need to visit California for that sunny weather right now! It is perfect!
    And thank you for sharing these adorable tags! I'm trying to host a "Little Italy" dinner at my place this weekend and I'm on the search for some inspiring homemade tags as party favors to go with the mini jars of olive oil :)
  11. You're so good to share these! It's funny that you posted them as I have been in the mood for a picnic lately. So much so I have the meal totally planned out .. now I only have to wait a few months until the weather's decent enough to brave spending a meal outside!
  12. Super cute! Makes me want to have a picnic party right now!
  13. These are PERFECT! I'm in Darwin so it's sunny right now, and Monday is in fact a public holiday, called Picnic Day! It's supposed to be for a horse race but I'm going on a real picnic and these are coming with me :)
  14. I wish I had seen this yesterday, it would have been perfect for the PICNIC I had on my birthday, ha!
  15. Anything to make me feel warmer - thankyou!

    Stephie x
  16. Hi! I love your free printable. I've shared your link on my blog at - I only shared the image, the rest they have to come to you :) Your blog is wonderful! They'll be happy they did :)
  17. i love it... such a happy design!
  18. L-o-v-e-l-y !!!!!!!!
  19. Aw, so cute! Now I've just got to find an excuse to host a picnic... ;-)


  20. so cute! love the adorable yellow sleeve and the flowers!
  21. Kathie B. | Jul 29, 2011
    Hi! Given that I live in the USA {Virginia} it's perfectly in season. :) We've been having weather around 100° F {37° C} so I'll wait just a bit before we resume outdoor picnicking. Thanks for the lovely download.
  22. Thank you so much! I absolutely love everything you design. You are so talented and so gracious! I'm in Texas where it's about a billion degrees so I'll have to wait to have a picnic, but these will certainly come in handy when I can!
  23. Emma | Jul 30, 2011
    This is so precious - you are so kind to offer a complimentary download! I am wondering how you did the toothpick tags or if you know of a place to buy them? I have been looking for a similar style for weeks now!

    Thanks so much - your blog is a delight.
  24. Cari | Jul 31, 2011
    Do you have a download for the little yellow banners on toothpicks? So cute!
  25. Oh I can't wait to use them! Gingham pocket is perfect! Thankyou. LovT
  26. These tags are just the cutest. Picnic or no picnic, these babies should be downloaded!
  27. just gorgeous! these will be so so perfect come spring/summer! cant wait! :) x
  28. DIY DIY DIY DIY DIY !!!!
    we love it you now !!!!!
    i am going to print right now !
    xo- fille classique
  29. amy! you are so flippin' talented... thank you! posting tomo and linking back here for download. xo malia in washington state
  30. Nicely done.. I think this is great for a reunion.. I'm thinking
  31. Bonnie | Aug 3, 2011
    Thank you for sharing these. I've been itching to plan a picnic...these may just be the final motivation I need!
  32. Jeannie | Aug 3, 2011
    I can't even begin to explain how much i adore these!! ;) So, so lovely!
  33. Marilou | Aug 3, 2011
    So cute! Thanks for sharing with us, thank you thank you!!!
  34. So bright and cheerful! I love them... Thank you!
  35. amy!

    These are too cute for words. thank you so very much! xoxo
  36. Hi Amy,
    How absolutely fabulous! I now need to organise a picnic so I can use these invites :) Thank You!!
  37. thanks so much for the downloads.. but me too am looking for those yellow banners on toothpicks, do u know where to find em? thanks a lot :) am your reader from indonesia :))
  38. MJ | Aug 7, 2011
    Even if it's too cold..or about an indoor picnic? Thanks for these lovely invitations!
  39. Christy | Aug 7, 2011
    I'm quite new to the "blogging" world and I am so inspired by this idea. It's so beautiful to see crafty creative ideas to bring people together. I will for sure pass your info along. Thank you!
  40. See...I'm SOO new, I forgot to leave my info. Thanks again!
  41. How wonderful! Thank you. I love to picnic, and even if "just" with the family - these make it a special occasion.
  42. so cute, thanks!
  43. Hi all, thanks for the great response- much appreciated!

    For those interested- I created the yellow toothpick banners myself so please stay tuned as I hope to make them available for download in the near future! :) Cheers, Amy
  44. How very beautiful again!!!!!
  45. Wow, now i really want to go on a picnic but I am sick in bed : ( Only thing to do is blog!!
  46. Daniella | Aug 17, 2011
    Don't forget us in south america :) thx a lot, beautiful invitations!
  47. Hi, I'm Taced from Italy... wonderful your invitations.
    I linked your tutorial on my blog (only DIY party tutorial!!!).
    If you want, read the post here:
    Hugs, Taced
  48. kendell | Aug 28, 2011
    Thank you ever so much for your freebies. They are gratefully appreciated. Kindest regards
  49. hey am having problems with link to download any possible way you could email the pdf file to me so much appreciated these are so stinkin cute and live the toothpick banners also big fan of your blog laurie
  50. Marcia | Sep 13, 2011
    Hi there,
    Just printed out the tags on glossy photo paper and wow! the detail!
    Thank you very much for making these tags available.
    I'm going to France this Friday and will attend a picnic :-D

    The Netherlands
  51. like a lot!
  52. Kala P. | Apr 4, 2012
    Thanks so much for these adorable invites! They are going to go especially well with my Daughter's "Lemonade Stand / Picnic" themed 2nd birthday party.
  53. mas | Apr 7, 2012
    love it!:)
  54. babs | Apr 9, 2012
    the invitation is so sweet, what a wonderful idea. i want to invite my friends to a gardenparty and those prints are perfect.
  55. babs | Apr 9, 2012
    what a cute invitation. i want this for inviting my friends to the next garden-party! thx so much!
  56. Hi Amy, please can I pin these? would that be okay? I keep finding amazing downloadables, but since its tipping down with rain in the UK at present I need to hang fire on the picnic invitations....

  57. LOVE these. So beautiful. And, thanks so much for giving a wonderful example of a download agreement/photo usage terms. Really concise, polite, and understandable.
  58. Your invitations are so lovely, thanks and I have this linked to my picnic post too today!
  59. these are adorable - what printer do you use to get such vibrant colors??
  60. dulce | Jul 6, 2012
    Whoop whoop lovin' these!! Thanks for taking your time to make these lovelies.
  61. Thank you so much for offering these adorable invites! Super cute and makes me wish I could head on out and have a, if the weather would only cooperate and cool down!! Cheers!

    "Elegant Domesticity for Wayward Girls"
  62. These invitations are super cute and I could totally make these on my won. I think I'm going to save this post and place in my wedding inspiration folder for all events ; engagement party / bridal events etc.

    thanks for the post!
  63. Tara | Sep 17, 2012
    I love these invites! JUST what I needed :-)

    Does anyone know what the font is that is used for the 'when', 'where, and 'rsvp' part?

    I want to add a few more details on the back but need to match the font...
  64. Que | Sep 27, 2012 your work! And I also love those cute plastic cutleries! Where did you find them?
  65. I have just spent a couple hours on your blog and I am still finding interesting gorgeous things.
  66. Sophie | Oct 8, 2012
    I would just like to say your work is amazing! I just stumbled across it from pinterest and now I don't ever want to leave! I'm not massively creative myself so this is a great help, I already have so many ideas to used bits and bobs for but I think first I will surprise the boyfriend with one of these cute invites :) Thanks!
  67. ally | Oct 18, 2012
    I found this on pinterest too! And now am so addicted! Thank you! I have slightly altered your design into creating a 21st birthday picnic invite- thank you! Love your work :)
  68. Begona | Jan 26, 2013
    I looove this font !!! May I have the name please?! Love your work
  69. libbywilko | Feb 9, 2013
    So pretty, thanks.
  70. I hope you don't mind that I put a link to this printable on a recent blogpost. I think this is such a brilliant idea and can't wait for the weather to get a bit better so I can start inviting! Thanks so much x
  71. How clever! Love me some gingham! Just stumbled upon your site and instafan! Can't wait to scour and devour some inspiration.
  72. Lizzie | May 28, 2013
    Wow, I'm so glad that I stumbled across your webpage! (thanks Google!) Looking for picnic invites for my best friends 21st birthday picnic...and these are are so going on my favourite websites list for sure...Thank you! xxx
  73. LOVE THESE!!! I included them in my Gingham Printable Round up and they are on my Gingham Style Pinterest Board! So excited to have found your site! Thanks for sharing your creativity with others :)
  74. Arnie | Nov 2, 2013
    Hi! Super thanks for this! I found your design on Pinterest and I thought it would be perfect for my daughter's 3rd birthday. BTW, I hope you wouldnt mind me modifying the entire invitation text. Once I've blogged about my kiddo's birthday, ill send you a link to it. Super thanks!!!
  75. cecilia magali esteche gil | Mar 26, 2014
    hello!! thanks for the designs, really awesome. I admire your work! Love from Paraguay!
  76. luis erique | Sep 18, 2014
    GRacias por sus aportes
    desde Ecuador
  77. Lucy | Dec 9, 2014
    This is ADORABLE!!!!!!!!! I LOVE it!!!!!!!
  78. Eliz | Mar 2, 2015
    Lovely, just lovely! My son will be 2 on 30th of March. And I will be using these invitations with your little girls 2nd bday party ideas! I just LOVED everything! So lovely.
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