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So here are some of the professional photos from Sarah & John’s wedding this past summer! Photos courtesy of Jennica Wolf of Jennica Jo Photography. Invites, place cards, menu cards, programs, etc were created by myself and other decor was created by Traci of Whimsy.

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Here is the first round of photos from Sarah & John’s wedding yesterday. Invites,escort cards, menu cards, programs etc. created by myself (with the hard labor of my sister, niece, & the bride & her mother!) The other gorgeous decor throughout the venue was created by Whimsy. Check out Traci from Whimsy’s blog for even more photos here!

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Despite the rain and gloomy clouds in the morning on August 1st, Jennine and Trevor had a bright and cheery wedding that went off without a hitch! The ceremony was held in a small picturesque chapel followed by a backyard outdoor reception at the beautiful home of some of Jennine & Trevor’s very generous friends.  From the handmade centerpieces, programs, and place cards, to the delicious dinner and dessert…all the details of this wedding were made with love for Jennine & Trevor by friends and family, making this a truly unique and special day!

    Photos By Alexander Photography

Photos By Alexander Photography

THE INVITATIONS:

Jennine & Trevor had a short engagement and were on a tight budget. To accommodate that, Jennine decided it would be best to do digital invitations. See my earlier post for more details on how those came together HERE.

Page 1 of 2 of Jennine & Trevor's digital wedding invitation.

Page 1 of 2 of Jennine & Trevor's digital wedding invitation.

THE PROGRAMS & PLACE CARDS:

To coordinate with the design of the invitations, I created simple half page programs and cute fan style place cards. We used some left over cream paper that I had on hand and printed them out on one of Jennine’s other bridesmaid’s home printer.  We then cut the programs and place cards out and had a fun night of assembly and dinner!

Close up of ceremony programs

Close up of ceremony programs

Close up of fan-style place cards

Close up of fan-style place cards

To assemble the place cards, I first designed them so that 2 fans would fit on 1 piece of paper…that way we could make only 1 cut per page and use half the amount of paper. Once we printed them and made our cut down the center, we then had to score each piece in half so that we could fold the card over our popcicle sticks.  We held the cards to the sticks with some double-sided tape.  Then we tied pink, brown, and green ribbon around the sticks to create a variety of color and interest when we placed them all out on display at the reception.  These place cards worked out great because the reception was outside on a warm day and it gave the guests something to cool off with, plus they made a great decoration to each place setting and added a pop of color to the tables.

THE PHOTOGRAPHY:

The photography was provided by Kelly Alexander, owner of Alexander Photography; a long time friend of Jennine’s. Kelly has such a great style and she is so friendly and easy to work with! (that’s why I chose her to be the photographer at my own wedding!) She captured every special moment that day! For more information on Kelly’s services, visit her website HERE.

All photos in this post courtesy of Alexander Photography!

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