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Marriage is supposed to be forever.
The paper materials that go with it, however, are not.
Despite all the fancy stock, foil accents and die-cut edges that go into the invitations and other papery things, realistically the stuff just ends up in the trash, ya know?
So when my friend Linda found a brand-new box of wedding stationary at a thrift store for a glorious $13, I happily walked that sucker down the aisle (…#sorrynotsorry) to the register.
We’d been engaged for maybe 48 hours when I told my brand new fiance we needed a logo. #priorities To his credit, he took the idea in stride, fully aware he’d just proposed to a graphic designer. As such, I was already thinking about the aesthetics of our wedding-to-be: the style, the color scheme, the logo to tie it all together. A branding campaign, if you will. One big piece of that “campaign” finally wrapped up last night at about 2 in the morning: The invitations. I may have been the one who sweated over the design, but it’s been … Continue reading wedding: when you’re marrying a graphic designer