Save the Dates Are Here!

After weeks of deciding what I wanted for our save the dates, bridesmaid Joey and I finally came up with the final design!



Mister Chick and I decided to be green and email everyone the STD. We did print a couple of copies for our relatives who are not internet connected. Here is the back of the STD for the snail mail version:


We were inspired initially by this STD:


(Image courtesy of Brooklyn Bride)

Since Mr. Chick and I have such distinctive (and different) shoe styles, I decided to incorporate that into our STD. Anyone who knows Mr. Chick knows that his staple of owning at least twenty pairs of Adidas flip flops at all times is part of his charm!

The back image was inspired by this photograph:


There is a very helpful website called Vector4Free where you can download vector images for free. If anyone is looking for free fonts, visit dafont. They have tons and tons of free fonts! I decided to do the airmail border because it fits in with the theme of destination wedding. Credit also need to be given to Le Love Image Blog for the “You Me Oui” phrase!

Did you create your own save the dates? What were your inspirations?

Next post: stamps!


Mrs. Chick

Wedding Date:
April 2010
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  1. Member
    krissybee 3921 posts, Honey bee @ 8:24 am

    these are so cute!!! i love em, GREAT JOB!!!!!

  2. rainbow Member
    rainbow 1525 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:25 am

    Love it! Soo cute!!!

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    gill84 731 posts, Busy bee @ 8:34 am

    I was also green and emailed mine! Also, yours are incredibly adorable. I love the shoe/flip flop combo.

  4. trailmix Member
    trailmix 6663 posts, Bee Keeper @ 8:40 am

    I love these, they came out great!

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    sahsabahs 470 posts, Helper bee @ 8:41 am

    Tres cute.
    Just a note – the snail mail version still says ‘send us your street address’ but since you mailed it to them, don’t you have their street address?

  6. ribbons Member
    ribbons 1992 posts, Buzzing bee @ 9:19 am

    Really, really cute!

  7. cardigan Member
    cardigan 8645 posts, Bumble Beekeeper @ 9:31 am

    They’re so cute! I love them!!

  8. brooch Member
    brooch 1760 posts, Buzzing bee @ 9:37 am

    Really really cute!!

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    NM 5 posts, Newbee @ 10:13 am

    They’re soo cute ! By the way, I happen to live not far from the place where you’re getting married in France (Home–>Barsac= 30 minutes-drive) . If you need any tips, vendors, anything, do not hesitate to contact me!

  10. hotwings Member
    hotwings 2200 posts, Buzzing bee @ 10:16 am

    Oh wow. so very cute. I really like the You Me Oui. so cute. I was inspired by Mrs. Piglet!

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    alivoo01 2625 posts, Sugar bee @ 10:18 am

    Cute STDs and can’t wait to see your stamp innovations!

  12. chick Member
    chick 282 posts, Helper bee @ 10:47 am

    @sahsabahs: oh yes, I caught that mistake at the last minute and changed it (thank god!!), but forgot (again) and accidentally posted the older version on this blog post…oops! hahaa!
    Thank you for the note though!

  13. scissors Member
    scissors 7343 posts, Busy Beekeeper @ 11:01 am

    Fantastic! I adore these, lady.

  14. lace Member
    lace 702 posts, Busy bee @ 11:11 am

    Wow – I retired my Adidas sandals back in high school, but I recognized them instantly. These are super cute. I love the airmail-ish border too!

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    Tara, Guest @ 11:12 am

    seriously. adorable. !!! Love them…

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    Miss Chicken Wing 1225 posts, Bumble bee @ 11:15 am


  17. misspug Member
    misspug 3668 posts, Sugar bee @ 11:23 am

    nice–i really like the design!

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    mrspaetz 3812 posts, Honey bee @ 11:34 am

    oh gosh these are absolutely ADORABLE!

  19. chick Member
    chick 282 posts, Helper bee @ 11:53 am

    Thank you ladies!! You’re too kind!

  20. frenchbulldog Member
    frenchbulldog 1088 posts, Bumble bee @ 12:22 pm

    Those are so cute!

  21. starfish Member
    starfish 1902 posts, Buzzing bee @ 12:40 pm

    I love that you persoanlized them with the shoes, it’s so cute!

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    Heavnzbrat 115 posts, Blushing bee @ 2:42 pm


  23. cloud Member
    cloud 800 posts, Busy bee @ 5:32 pm

    they are PERFECT!!

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    regina, Guest @ 7:14 pm

    wow! So cute! what program did you use to make these wonderful STDs? did you use adobe illustrator? wow, i would love to be able to make something like these.

  25. sewing Member
    sewing 2649 posts, Sugar bee @ 8:06 pm

    super cute! i love the adidas sandal, hehe!

  26. gloss Member
    gloss 1249 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:53 pm

    Love these!!

  27. chick Member
    chick 282 posts, Helper bee @ 11:04 pm

    @regina: yup, I pretty much just used illustrator. Joey drew the shoes and I believe she used InDesign…gotta love Adobe!

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    tea 2414 posts, Buzzing bee @ 11:05 pm

    ahh, i love these! they look fabulous

  29. Member
    OctPumpkin 593 posts, Busy bee @ 4:12 pm

    Really, really cute. I love the air mail border.

  30. msgiraffe Member
    msgiraffe 4248 posts, Honey bee @ 5:20 pm

    So cute!

  31. Guest Icon Guest
    Invitations are DONE! | Weddingbee, Guest @ 9:00 am

    […] you can see, I printed the little shoes from our Save the Dates! It was a good way to still have our personal touch on the envelop without spending money on […]

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