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50th Birthday Invitations

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If you're tired of the same old clichéd party ideas, and are looking for something more inspiring or just a little bit different, this site is packed with original and creative party ideas. I'm Matt James, an award-winning professional event planner who has produced events for many celebrities including Elton John, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Stella McCartney, among others. On this site I'll share professional tips, advice, and trade secrets—that anyone can do—in order to add some creative touches to your party or celebration; whatever your budget.

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50th Birthday invitations

Below are ideas for 50th Birthday Invitations, but don't forget to check the link at the bottom of the page for more 50th birthday party ideas including tips and suggestions for decorations, food & drink, gifts, and more.

50th birthday invitations

50th birthday invitations

Check out this site for the biggest range of 50th birthday invitations. This is probably my favorite site for invitations as there are just so many different styles available; vintage, sophisticated, lighthearted, printable etc and they're much less commercial looking than a lot of other birthday invitation sites.

fifty invitation
great gatsby invitation
custom cartoon invitation
custom cartoons from photo

I particularly like this printable cartoon-style 50th birthday invitation (below right) where they'll illustrate the birthday boy or girl from any photo (below center for examples).

bowtie invitation
passport invitation
eat, drink & be 50 invitation
custom 50 dollar bill invitation

Sophisticated Invitations

If you're looking for more chic and sophisticated 50th birthday invitations, iconcheck out this site. Note that they have a lot of great illustrated invitations, such as the ones below, but they are not listed under the milestone birthday section on their website—so be sure to check out their general party invitations too and then just customize the text accordingly.

glitter 50 invitation
Mondrian invitation
champagne bottles invitation
cocktails invitation

Photo Invitations

This site is particularly good for simple and modern photo-based 50th birthday invitations, although they also have some cute illustrated ones too.

celebrate invitation
custom photo invitation
50th birthday invitation
shhh it's a surprise invitation

Themed Invitations

This site has lots of great themed invitations and is particularly good for unusual or quirky 50th birthday invitations. Just remember that a lot of the themed invitations, such as the ones below, are not necessarily specific to 50th birthdays, so you'll have to widen your search when browsing their site. They also have lots of other well-designed birthday invitations too—not just the quirky themed ones.

beernoculars invitation
vinyl record invitation
retro BBQ invitation
shhhh surprise party invitation
Don't Forget

Don't forget to check out my other page of 50th Birthday Party Ideas—with tips for food & drink, decorations, and styling

50 things we love about you
50th birthday custom cookie
another year closer to the sweet release of death balloon

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50th birthday invitations

About Matt James

is a professional event planner and owner of event agency Left Field Productions, which has produced events for Elton John, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Spacey, Stella McCartney, David LaChapelle, John Waters, and Elvis Costello & Diana Krall. Since 2004, Left Field Productions has won 30 industry awards for excellence including Production Company of the Year.

matt james


  • 50th birthday invitations

    by an award-winning professional party planner