My husband Rama and I are both artists with a special fondness for children’s book illustration, so our wedding theme was vintage + children’s book + and just plain sweet. Our printed materials were inspired by The Little Prince, one of our favorite books. For the save-the-date, Rama drew a portrait of me as a girl and I drew a portrait of him as a boy, and the two versions were sent out to our respective families and friends. The story continues — and the two drawings coming together — with our invitations.
[images from Christine]
My fiance and I have gotten lots of compliments on our save the date (which we designed in Photoshop, and had a graphic designer friend “fix up”.
[image from Andi]
i made these save the dates for my upcoming wedding in berkeley, ca in august. i created the design with illustrator and then laser cut them on 1/16th inch plywood. i hand painted some with watercolors and left some unpainted to emphasize the material itself. i have additional photos i can send, as well as the actual save the dates if you would like to have one. mailing them was tricky because they are somewhat fragile so we sandwiched the between sage-y green museum board and chip board and tied them all together with a ribbon. as far as we’ve heard they all made it to everyone safe and sound!
[image from Tricia]
Jennifer Causey has started offering engagement sessions, and she’s offering a lucky couple a free portrait session anywhere in Brooklyn! It includes a 2 hour shooting session in 1 neighborhood, unlimited photos, images uploaded to a viewing site, and color digital negatives on CD. To enter, email Jen at email@example.com.
The email should include:
Brooklyn Bride contest in the subject
When you’re getting married
Where in Brooklyn you’d like your shoot to take place.
I’m off to NSS for the rest of the day…hope to have lots of goodies to share when I get back! I’m also going to try to tweet while I’m there, so feel free to follow along @brooklynbride
[images by Jennifer Causey]