A Cheap and Easy Save-The-Date idea | The Budget Savvy Bride
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So by now I’m assuming you all have heard of Wordle- the online application that allows you to turn a string of words into a lovely word cloud. I think this program is SO neat- I have to admit I play around with it alot. Well, the idea struck me the other day that it could be used as a cute Save-The-Date! Just type in the details of your wedding, your names, date, location, time, etc- and voila! You’ve got a word cloud describing your wedding! Check out the ones I created- don’t you think it would make a fun save-the-date?

Wordle - Create

Jessica is the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride; she launched the site in May of 2008, shortly after becoming engaged. Jessica has been recognized as a budget wedding expert by various media outlets and continues to share realistic inspiration and actionable tips to help brides save money on their weddings. Google

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  1. You are the awesomest!! I think this would also be a great idea for Thank you cards! You rock!

    • Jennifer
    • August 21st, 2008

    Fantastic idea! Thanks!

  2. love this idea! I had the same kind of idea but I wanted to make little tags for our Welcome bags.

  3. Such a great idea! What kind of graphic design do you do? I am always interested in seeing what kind of jobs other designers have. I wasn’t a design major so the job I have now is this, “we need a designer, your new at it, so you can be our receptionist too” kind of job… which has worked for the last year, but I am interested in seeing what else is out there :)

  4. So clever! I love it!

  5. Brilliant! I’m planning a birthday party this month, I think this could work for that as well. You are so good!

  6. Jessica, I love this idea! We’re thinking about an email save-the-date, and this would be the perfect header for it.

  7. BRILLIANT!

  8. This is a FANTASTIC idea!! Thanks for sharing.

    One question, any idea if we need to up the resolution size of the JPG file for printing?

  9. i love wordle and this is a great idea for a save the date!!! so adorable!

  10. Girl, how have I never seen this blog before?!? It’s brilliant! I’m a total convert, and have added you to my reader and blogroll.

    I love this wordle idea – very clever!
    :x Broke-Ass Bride

  11. What a great idea!!
    Thanks for sharing all the technical info for all of us non-graphic designers out there!

    • Guilty Secret
    • August 25th, 2008

    That is such a cute idea. When Baddie and I were talking about whether to write our own vows the other day, one of my main thoughts was “if we do it we’ll be able to wordle it afterwards” – what a geek!

    • kay*
    • August 29th, 2008

    you are so creative! this looks awesome and is a great idea – when i finally find an apartment and throw a housewarming party i want to use this idea!

  12. Oh my gosh! I LOVE this idea! I might just have to use it! :)

    • Debbie
    • October 30th, 2008

    Just so you know…

    Firefox doesn’t work with the saving-as-a-PDF and all. Use Safari. :) Fantastic idea though!

    • Gerrilyn Mele
    • June 12th, 2009

    Um this is amazing!! You should make one for me! haha

  13. Thanks for the recommendation we have a bailout on business cards, 500 for free perfect for saving money on weddings!

    • Kimi
    • September 27th, 2009

    After finding your suggestion I used Wordle to create my Save the Date’s and just ordered them to be printed on magnets at VistaPrint for about $35 for 100. I’m so happy with them. Thanks for the idea!

    [IMG]http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b360/immikimmi/SavetheDate.jpg[/IMG]

    • Laura
    • January 12th, 2010

    This was so cool!!! I love what we came up w/. We had alot of fun coming up w/ words that express us. We put “happy happy joy joy” on ours. :)

    I just ordered mine. And looked up for coupons, so I got $5 off! So for 50 cards, it cost me $5.

    Of course I’m behind, so I spent $20 on 2nd day air.

    Your blog is the best. Thanks much.

    -Laura

    p.s do you have any suggestions for photographers in Connecticut?

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