Ok so a bit ago I shared how I got my invitations from Wedding Paper Divas. Can I tell you how happy I am with them?! I love them. I wanted something elegant and romantic and traditional and these are SO it. But I didn’t want
About two-months ago we had (basically) decided on the design and layout for our invitations but somehow the actual “making them” part fell to the wayside. We revisited the invites when we realized that we had planned on getting them out into the mail by the
I made my own Save the Dates (and Derek helped) and I am SO thrilled with how they turned out! I am also thrilled with how much they didn’t cost us! (Besides the hours of intensive labor) the 150+ cards we made cost close to $50.
Now that the invitations are out, I can share them with you! They are one of my favorite details so far. We wanted to include the image of the armillary sphere on the invitation to tie together our location, and our history as a couple. It
Last summer I bought a Print Gocco, an adorable little at-home screen printer from Japan. It’s a bit of a process to use but easy to get the hang of and so much fun. Great instructions can be found here. After practicing on a few thank you
I cannot express the overwhelming feeling of accomplishment one gets after hand assembling and addressing invites, over two hundred! I feel as though half my to-do list has been triumphantly checked off. What a task that guest list was! I think deciding who to invite has
Being an artist and lover of all things off-beat and original, I was encountering some difficulties in my search for our wedding invitations. After scouring many a blog and website I came to the conclusion that the custom, hand made, artistic looking invitations in my brain,
My mother was adamant that we send out save-the-date notices of some sort. The wedding’s in the summer, in tourist season, in a tourist city. Most of the guests are coming from far away! If we don’t send them a save-the-date, how will they make plans?
Hello gorgeous! I am a stationery nerd. I love papers, envelopes, pens, and stamps. So of course, when it came time to make our wedding invitations, I wanted to do it myself and bring on the AWESOME. And I wanted to have an invitation and RSVP
We know that busy (and budget savvy) brides don’t have extra time or money to waste. We promise that the time you’ll save getting your paper cut in bulk will definitely be worth it. Use these templates when you take your paper to Kinkos or Staples
Reader Sarah-Lois asked me to write a post about choosing paper for DIY projects such as programs and invites. A little lesson about paper for those who don’t already know… the higher the weight is (pounds) the thicker and more sturdy the paper is. So a
So a reader and friend twittered me yesterday asking for ideas for quick and easy Thank You cards. She said that she really liked cards with photos of the couple from their wedding day on them but that many you see online are pretty expensive. I suggested adding
images from custom-programs.com Since my wedding is going to take place outside, I thought this idea was SO great. Why not make your wedding program useful? Most of the sites I found online charge $3-6 dollars a program to make these double duty programs – but