Project 366: Day 65, 03-05 DIY Invites

Just finished up another DIY wedding project and so excited about them. Sheila and I are hosting a bridal shower for Cory’s cousin Brittney this summer. Her colors are pink, lime and orange, so I tried to incorporate within the invites.

I saw this amazing DIY chevron invitation suite on Wedding Chicks and thought it would be a great way to tie in Brittney’s colors in a trendy way. The suite is amazing because you can choose from great colors and customize your copy.

For Brittney’s invites, I edited the chevron stripes and then designed the invitation part with some free fonts online. I included a special surprise card for guests and used glassine envelopes and confetti that I had leftover from another DIY wedding project (thanks, Danice). To finish, I created some simple wrap address labels with the chevron design to tie things together.

What do you think?



Wedding Wednesday: Wedding Seaz is Offish Here!

It’s that time of year. Love ’em or hate ’em (think we all know my stance), but weddings are in full bloom! Huge cheers to two terrific couples…both were high school sweethearts!

Jenny & Dan: Jenny is the sweetest colleague/friend you can ask for. Photos by Jennifer Wiley (you may recognize her work, in this engagement session post).

Check out JWiley Photography for more pictures!

Taryn & Brett: Our fave go-to neighbors, who happen to be KU alum. I’ve been stalking their FB pages, but haven’t seen a wedding pic of them together yet. Guess that’s more material for an upcoming #WW! In the meantime, here’s one of their e-pix, shot by Taryn’s dad, who is (was?) a talented pro photographer.

Ah, love this time of year!


Wedding Wednesday: I’m Blurbin’ It.

Man, it’s crazy that Cory and I are approaching a milestone 6 months! 🙂

I’m sorting through wedding photos and starting on our wedding Blurb Book, but wanted to share our engagement photos taken by the amazing Becky Hill and our engagement ceremony taken by Audra Buchanan in Wichita.


Oh, and if you have any tips on how to make a killer wedding album, let me know.

Project 365: Day 1 – 01.01

Congrats to Danice & Ryan! For once, FINALLY looking foward to NYE plans this year! Photo courtesy of Danice’s sister, Jennifer.

Wedding Wednesday: Engaging E-Sessions

First official confession of the blog: My name is Thi, and I’m addicted to weddings. There, it’s out there.

I know our big day has come and gone (very quickly, may I add), but I love every detail about weddings. I love it all: the love, emotions, traditions, fashions, accessories, flowers, photography, invitations, food and personal touches. I could (and do) spend hours visiting wedding blogs, reading bridal magazines and daydreaming.

Say No to the Prom Pose
Yesteray, Brides magazine’s Brides Daily blog posted a story, “How to Make Your Engagement Shoot Fun!” and featured the most talked about engaged pair of the year, Prince William and Kate Middleton, who shared with the world their recent engagement session with famed London photographer Mario Testino. No stuffiness here! William and Kate’s photos were casual, endearing and helped further connect the pair with everyone else in the world.

Props, Parks and Pairs…Oh My!
Some of my friends have had some amazingly creative engagement sessions. Below is just a sampling of the beautiful sessions. Click on the images for more about the pair, photo credits and links to see more.

A Sip of Thi & Cory
Click here to visit The Brides Cafe and check out some of our engagement photos by Becky Hill Weddings. We brainstormed props and locations with Becky in advance, and then spent a few fun hours running around Chicago. We had an absolute blast from start to finish. Thanks for the wonderful pix, Becky!

Do you have some engaging e-seshes to share? I’d love to see them or hear about some of your favorite spots, props or shots.