Category Archives: Invitations

Invitation Design & Gathering Supplies

Our first big task of the summer was to secure a design for our wedding invitations and then start assembling supplies for the DIY process. We had already spent an afternoon gathering invitation inspirations, so we had a pretty good … Continue reading

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Gocco my gocco

I’m not sure what the nonsensical heading for this post means (um, talk about a redundant sentence!) but it kinda fits in with the crazy-nervous-butterflies feeling I get when I think of the gocco sitting in my spare bedroom closet at … Continue reading

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Invitation Inspiration

Since we have many out-of-town guests that will be flying to our wedding, we are planning on sending our invitations on the early-side…..at least, that is the *plan*. We’ll see if the Andersoens can actually make that happen!! In order … Continue reading

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Special Announcement! Etsy alchemy substitutes.

We interrupt the *bridesmaid blast* with a special announcement concerning the Etsy alchemy feature! For those newbies out there, Etsy is a *wonderful* crafting/art community with the mission is to enable people to make a living making things, and to … Continue reading

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Making a list, checking it twice! (lesson learned)

Ahhh…advice I wish I would have taken. By the time Mr.A and I finished designing, purchasing and assembling the Save The Dates (STDs) we were *exhausted* with the process. We could see the light at the end of the tunnel … Continue reading

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Constructing the STDs: Photoshop Tips

There were two main skills I learned in photoshop which REALLY helped in constructing the STDs: using layer masks & using actions. If these are brand new terms for you, I strongly suggest you check out the mcp tutorials which … Continue reading

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Constructing the STDs

Oh….these STDs (Save the Dates!) were a labor of love (or something). From the beginning, we knew we wanted to do a STD magnet. Being the ripe old age of 28 29 31 (am I really that old?), we’ve been … Continue reading

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