As a female graphic designer, and being in a relationship for seven years, naturally, I’ve always been intrigued by wedding designs.  After getting engaged at the end of 2013, I knew I had to take full advantage of the opportunity to design and create as much as I could for our wedding.

I started with the save the dates.  We knew immediately that we wanted to stay far away from the ‘standard refrigerator magnet showcasing a photo from the couple’s engagement photo shoot’ epidemic thats been going around for quite a few years now.

My [then] fiancé travels for a living, so I thought it would be clever to have our save the dates created into postcards.  I designed a very simple logo to provide the necessary information.  As if that wasn’t cool enough, we stepped into the wonderful world of screen printing.  We bought large sheets of chipboard, cut them into 4″ x 6″ rectangles, exposed the screens with the finalized design, then went to it.  Yes, it was a very tedious process, but it was 1000% worth it after seeing how cool they came out.  All of our guests were super impressed and even more excited about our wedding than I could imagine.

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* paper flowers also created by jesbender