We sent them
out as fun postcards. I used one of our engagement photos for the front
and applied the wedding date and a decorative border to the suitcase.
I designed and letter
pressed the booklets with a purple tone-on-tone faux bois cover. (We
actually used clear ink that just looks like a darker color.) I incorporated
our names and silhouettes in the knot of the wood on the cover.
included the formal invitation, a hand drawn map and a postcard for
the response card. Out of town guests had an additional perforated piece
with travel information on half, and a response card for the rehearsal
dinner. We assembled the whole thing by hand, sewing each book up with
Since we got married
outside in the August heat of Georgia, we wanted to give the guests
a little help by making the wedding programs into fans.
We purchased peach
salsa in mini jars for our guests. I then created a faux bois design
with our silhouettes in the knot (matching our invitations) and printed
them in our wedding colors on craft paper and attached each wrapper
to the jar around the neck with twine.
Sara, thank you again for taking the time to get together everything for your guest blog today. We wish you both a lifetime of happiness!
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