DIY Save the Dates

There has been so much crafting and so little blogging. Here’s my first attempt at changing that.

For all of you who don’t know me personally, I’m recently engaged! We’re working on a pretty low-cost DIY wedding. And oh my goodness there is so much to coordinate. So, to help me stay on track with the planning I’m going to try sharing all the neat things we’re working on.

First up, our Save the Dates! Instead of going through Wedding Paper Divas, which can run you easily $100+ we just designed them ourselves.

DIY Save the Dates

Easy, D.I.Y. Save the Dates!

 

Total Cost: $37 for 75 Save the Dates & Envelopes

  • print service: $20 VistaPrint (first 50 are free)
  • envelopes: $17 from Etsy
  • stamps: engagement gift from Mother of the Groom – Fantastic idea.

Photographer: Catalina Jean Photography

Design tool: Photoshop Elements

  • I just used two text boxes and the gradient tool (color chosen via eyedropper tool from the trees in the photo)

Text 1: Zapfino (“Save the Date”)

Text 2: Papyrus (for the details)

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