L7 Designs Congratulations Card
This post is part of the Etsy Greetings Wedding Blog hop. Etsy Greetings is a wonderful team of Etsy-based artists who create all sorts of amazing greeting cards and more. All styles and wishes are catered for in this team. Diversity is key (which I like).

If you have just hopped on from Carrie's blog (L7 Designs), welcome, bienvenue, wilkommen.... If you don't know my blog, feel free to browse, but be warned, it is still new and under construction.

I have been very busy with wedding orders lately. It is interesting as brides and grooms have so different time frames. Some contact me saying they need something quickly and they are late to send a Save the Date for a March 2013 wedding. Others tell me their invitation is for August 1st 2012, so there is plenty of time!

Today I wanted to share a Save the date design I did last month.  This time, although it is the size of a postcard, it is a simple card with envelopes. As usual, the paper is a thick (280gsm) hairy manilla brown 100% recycled kraft. The bride and groom had very precise desires and even sent me pictures. I love it! They wanted a read heart on the front and a simple modern font at the back.
As it is a small wedding, I customised the envelopes and printed every guest's address and the bride and groom's address at the back in the same font as the one used for the invite. The envelopes are a slightly ribbed kraft.

These Save the Date cards are now available in my shop and can be customised further.
To complete your blog hop, please go and check out Imelda's blog. A lot of her cards are photography and also amazing! If you are looking for wedding-related items in her shop, check out this card. I love it, it is so unusual and versatile.

Happy reading (and blog hopping)!

24/5/2012 01:35:09 am

These 'Save the Date' cards are lovely! I am sure the couple were thrilled with them.

24/5/2012 03:27:53 pm

Thanks. Not all customers email to say they received their order but those did. So i know they liked it!

26/5/2012 07:07:56 pm

the 'save the date' cards look great!!

27/5/2012 06:54:03 am

What a great STD card and I love the recycled feel of that wonderful kraft paper!!

28/5/2012 04:55:03 am

Love this Save the Date! Fabulous!

28/5/2012 05:00:38 am

Such a cute Save the Date!


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