After I had decided that ducks were elegant enough for our save the dates, I needed to come up with an overall design for the save the dates. What are you looking at? Me? Oh, no no no no no. Let me direct your attention to my wonderful friend, K. I met her the first day of college, which was, gulp, 15 years ago. She is like a sister to me, and so incredibly talented. She’s been designing wedding invitations here and there for friends and family, and she kindly offered her design talent to our wedding!
To actually put K’s design on the save the dates, my sister generously bought the Gocco (she will make way more use of it after the wedding–or at least that’s what I told her). K and I converged on my sister’s house one lovely weekend and we Goccoed away! An action shot from this very exciting event:
(yes, I wear circles cut out from Coke bottles for glasses, what of it?)
So what was the final design that K came up with? Here’s the unveiling (don’t get too excited…no really, don’t):
Mr. Pug excited to open the save the date in the mail
Da-na-na-na-na (sung to the tune of a burlesque stripper tune)
This is probably the first time Mr. Pug actually saw our the save the dates
Her Empress is rather blase about the whole thing
Sorry, I’m not good at taking pictures. Plus I think that Mr. Pug had futzed with the camera settings so instead of figuring out how to fix it, I will just blame him.
The back had an explanation of the ducks and our website address.
Those things on the bottom of the card are abstract representations of duck prints–I knew what they were beforehand and thought they looked great, but upon showing them to some coworkers I heard things like “fans” and “umbrellas”. Whatev.
Anyone else use someone else’s design services to create your wedding stationery?