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Use giant dice to show off your wedding date

Offbeat Bride member Cari and her fiance Matthias just sent out their Save the Date postcards for their wedding in Aachen, Germany. These two smart nerds came up with a crafty way to highlight their wedding date — by building their own giant dice and positioning them just so.

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An elegant Star Wars invitation suite, for a more civilized age

When we first thought about having a Star Wars-themed wedding, I knew I had to design all the stationery myself. Of course, we chose a theme that is already its own brand, but I didn't want to just arbitrarily take from what's already in existence, and I wanted something a little more elegant than geeky. So how do you create a "brand" or consistent theme that is totally geeky, with an established standard, yet still keep it elegant?

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Save The Date designs that people will hang on their fridges in perpetuity (+$250 Minted giveaway!)

We've been talking a lot lately about Save The Date cards… three things you need to include, when to send them, whether you need to do them at all. But what about the simple pleasures of gawking at some designs? That my friends I'm here to do today… and when we're done, I have the details about how you could enter to win $300 from Minted.com toward ANY of these designs.

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Can you handle a Burning Man wedding? Use this flow chart to find out…

We're having our wedding ceremony at Burning Man. At first I wrote out this really lengthy email, trying to explain what Burning Man is to a bunch of people who have no clue. It was a giant wall of text that got completely out of control (it's so hard to explain!). I knew I had to trim it down to the basics. Here is the Decision Flow Chart I made for our friends and family to determine if they want to/are able to come to our Burning Man wedding ceremony…