Hello, hive! Now that we’ve returned from our honeymoon and settled back into real life, it’s time to shift this tractor into reverse and share some of what went down in the weeks leading up to our big day. I have a few last minute DIYs and life events (e.g., the conclusion of my journey toward Judaism) to share with you while we are still anxiously awaiting our professional photos and video!
One important project was our wedding programs. I’ve spoken a lot about how we’re incorporating many elements of a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony that are unfamiliar to many of our guests, so in order to educate our guests and allow them to feel more comfortable, we wanted a program that fully explained what to expect.
I designed a relatively simple program booklet in Photoshop, but you could pretty easily use Word or any other software. I used the same fonts from our invitation suite and the botanical graphic from our envelope liners. The inside pages were printed on a very light pink parchment-style paper, and the covers were a slightly heavier white cover stock. As with our invitations, we printed everything on our home printer, and tied it up with black and white baker’s twine. I had originally wanted to replicate the watercolor design that we used on our invitations, but the printer wasn’t cooperating and there was only about a week and a half left before the wedding, so I said eff it and went with a simpler black and white design instead. Last minute projects are never perfect, people! … read more