There’s a new trend in weddings: NOT spending a bajillion dollars on things you can do yourself. Blame (thank!) the economy, blame (thank!) the crafty revolution or blame (thank!) the fact that every time the word “wedding” comes out of your mouth, the price quadruples.
My dear friend Rachel and her fiance Kyle are planning an ever so fabulous affair. Kyle is a WIZ at graphic design and Rachel has a very specific and very cool vision for their event. I’m calling it Farm Fair-tastic. The two shall be married this fall at Weatherlea Farm in Virginia...a spot perfect for an event infused with rustic charm and country carnival fun. It will be grand and as such, it called for grand invitations.
Kyle is the master behind the design and I knew I could help them out with the actual construction. I offered up my services and one very fun summer evening, Rach and I made it happen (partially thanks to a yummy batch of Rasberry Vodka Lemonade).
Planning out a multi piece invitiation can be overwhelming and complicated. There are so many parts to think about...it takes thoughtful planning to pull it off. What I learned with this project might be helpful, so here are some steps to guide you through the process: