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diy invitations

100% homemade, recycled paper wedding invitations

I sat around stressing out over what kind of image I wanted … I knew I wanted to do it myself but had no idea where to begin stylistically. But I finally buckled down and did the block print of the hands, and as soon as I lay the ink on I knew I had my design…

Jenn & Brandon’s Matrimonial Purple Tudor Tea Party

The offbeat bride: Jenn, Youth Worker Her offbeat partner: Brandon, Musician Location & date of wedding: Illuminated Sculpture Gallery in New Orleans, LA on January 10th, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: We were already legally married and decided to get “weddinged” almost exactly on our one year anniversary. Not bad to have already gotten […]

Christine & Matthew’s Good Vibes Anything Goes Wedding

The offbeat bride: Christine, Web Designer Her offbeat partner: Matthew, Musician Location & date of wedding: Golf course tent in Omaha, NE on September 13th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We set out to have a good time and didn’t take the day too seriously. We figured if our guests saw that we were […]

My DIY skull theme

My fiance is OBSESSED with Duke Basketball… so the wedding colors are Duke blue. i reeeally love skulls so we are incorporating skulls into the stationary, place cards and cake. i’m pretty proud of the subtle incorporation of skulls in the invitations: and here are the place cards… these are going to have the swirls […]

My vintage DIY invitations

“We designed our invitations to look like a packet of items you might find in your grandmother’s attic. Here’s what we did…”

Naomi & Casey’s punk rock Iowa wedding

The offbeat bride: Naomi Her offbeat partner: Casey Location & date of wedding: First Assembly Church Chapel in Cedar Rapids, IA. November 1, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: For starters, I wore a black dress. It was actually a bridesmaid’s dress, which made it tons cheaper. Then, we did almost everything ourselves. I made […]