DIY Skylanders Giants Birthday Party Invitations


Someone’s Summer Birthday is coming up, and we made him birthday invitations similar to the ones below to hand out to his buddies before school ended.

Here’s how we did it…You can, too!!

DIY Skylanders Giants Birthday Party Invitations

Computer & [Colour] Printer
4×6 photo paper, matte or glossy
Permanent Marker or Envelopes


  1. Use a webrowser such as google to search for “Skylanders Poster” images.
  2. Copy the image file or take a screen shot of the image.
  3. Load the image to a free online photo editor such as ipiccy or fotoflexer. [We used ipiccy]
  4. Using the editor’s paint tools [on ipiccy, this is the “Painter” tab], create a black oval shape in the center of your image or wherever you want your text to appear.
  5. Using the editor’s text tools [on ipiccy, this is under the “Blender” tab], add brightly coloured text to convey your invitation and all of the details such as date, time, place and rsvp. [We used the “Fontdiner” font for the larger text and the “Swagger” font for the details of the invite.]
  6. Save the image to your computer.
  7. Print the image using a “borderless” printing option on 4×6 photo paper, 1 per guest.
  8. Use a permanent marker to write the invitees’ names on the backs of the photo pages OR Place the photo invites in envelopes and address them.

THE METHOD IN PICTURES – feel free to cut and paste

Step 4

Steps 5-7

 The Finished Photo Invites

If you like this post, be sure to check out our Skylanders Portal of Power Birthday Cake Tutorial.

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12 Responses to DIY Skylanders Giants Birthday Party Invitations

  1. Bridgette December 3, 2013 at 6:06 am #

    Thanks so much for posting this! It will save me a few dollars and I can make it myself.

    • December 12, 2013 at 9:30 am #

      You’re welcome!

  2. Donna March 27, 2014 at 11:49 pm #

    You are so awesome! I love the invitation idea and am printing mine right now! Absolutely love the cake too! You just saved me a ton of money! You are wonderful! Thank you so much! Now, if only my cake will look like that! 🙂

    • March 28, 2014 at 12:01 am #

      ENJOY! I’m sure your cake will turn out AWESOME!

  3. Crystal June 29, 2014 at 5:48 pm #

    Just finished making my sons invitations and they looks great! Thank you for posting!

    • June 30, 2014 at 1:10 pm #

      Fantastic!! So glad it worked for you! Have a great party!

      • Laurie April 16, 2015 at 4:55 pm #

        THANK YOU for posting this! I was going to run to the store to get some invitations, but time got away from me. So I tried my luck finding something online. I am so glad I found your site! The invitations turned out GREAT and my soon-to-be 7 year old LOVED them! THANKS!

        • April 26, 2015 at 10:33 am #

          You’re welcome!!! Glad it worked out so well!!!!

  4. Jamie October 12, 2015 at 8:17 pm #

    You just saved me $10! Awesome. I will definitely be using this technique for other printables! You rock

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