Sunday, March 15, 2009

Save The Dates!

They are finally finished and some have already been handed out, so i figured it was just safe enough to show you all the final product. I am so happy with the way they have turned out and making them myself was so much cheaper than getting them done and printed somewhere else.
I cant wait for the actual invites! (although we'll probably get the cards letter pressed).


The theme for our wedding is (of course) a summer picnic - so the save the dates (and probably the invitations also) have been done up like a little package. There is the card with the details, then the photo which is a save the date magnet and then (because i don't have access to amazing calligraphy) I printed out all the names and slotted them in as their own little piece.

Hopefully people will like them and i can start making and/or designing some for other brides. (this is ultimately what i want to do btw...im planning to start up a wedding/event design business over the next few years, i've been thinking about it long before i got engaged and i think its definitely the path i want to take..so keep an ear out for me!)

10 comments:

  1. Wow! They are so awesome! I can't get over how sweet and personal they are! It must have taken you forever to do them yourself. I love them. Things like these make me wish I could go back in time and do my wedding all over again. Great Job!
    I can't wait to see what you do when you start your new business!

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  2. thank you! they didn't take much time at all, just spare time. I got a lot of practice making things quickly to deadlines during my studies.

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  3. Oh my goodness Gabrielle - these are to die for! Do you mind if I post them on my blog? (of course linking back to you etc) - just stunning, and if this is any indication of what you could put together if you ran and events business, look out! stunning blog xx

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  4. course not im very flattered :)

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  5. Wow! I just popped over from Brown Button and love your blog and your cards. I agree with Kimberlee - you have a business in the making!

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  6. These look truly amazing...good luck and cheers!!

    Julie
    SHELTER

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  7. I am so in love with these. Do you mind saying how you made the magnets? What particular program did you use? What materials did you need to make them?

    Thanks!
    kelsey

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  8. WOW!!!! These are sooo CUTE! How did you do this?

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