iPhone iNvitations #Invitations#custom invitations#diy invitations#geeky#invitations#iphone July 28 2010 | Guest post by jennylynne Did OBT member JennyLynne create the ultimate wedding invitations for iPhone fanboys (like moi)? I would say omg yes! Check 'em out… When we got an iPhone plan together, we joked that it was a bigger commitment than a marriage license. OK, maybe that's not even so much a joke. It's actually pretty true. It's something I pondered about long and hard. Anyway, that's what led this proposal (followed up by him showing up at my door by surprise with the ring and Skittles, of course)… I'd been planning ideas for weddings/invitations/etc. in my head for a long time, of course, but with his proposal it brought forth many more ideas. One being to use his proposal as a part of the invitation. And from that, this invitation form was born: I decided against making this the entire invitation, though. Didn't want to confuse Grandma. But I did want to incorporate it, since it's our own little inside joke about sharing an iPhone plan being when our relationship really became "serious." I came up with something a little more classic looking for the main part of the invitation (I'm a graphic designer and wanted to save money doing this myself) and decided to include both the text invite I pieced together and his proposal text on the back. For the border of the main invitation I drew a swirly design in Adobe Illustrator using the pen tool. FH has a great printer at home and everything came out better than I expected. Everything was printed/glued on black and cream cardstock that I got at Staples (black is 5×7, main invite is 4×6, size A7 envelope). Including envelopes, overall I have spent $30 on these. Cutting and pasting was tedious, though, so for our 240ish reception invitees I'm thinking we'll need something simpler, maybe just a two-sided card and send them to a printer. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Guest post written by jennylynne JennyLynne works full time at a university and and is a part time Journalism graduate student. She loves reading, writing, editing and her fiance Adam with whom she's marrying in September in a small outdoor ceremony in Warsaw, IN. http://offbeatbride.ning.com/profile/jennylynne PREVIOUS Theresa & Andy's stress-free, vegan rainforest wedding NEXT Offbeat guide to the wedding photo shot list Show/Hide comments [ 1 ] That is SO cute and funny 🙂 !! Love it. You need to save copies of those invites to show your grandkids! Remind them of the "good ole' days" of iPhones 🙂 . Tee hee. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.