Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Reuse First's Wedding Invites

Seeing as how we make cards candles and books regularly, it was the natural choice to make our own save the dates, invitations, thanks you's and favors for our wedding. It was important that we upheld our Reuse First values to show our friends and family our dedication to being creative with discarded materials. Designing the invitations was definitely a challenge, we had two separate receptions as well as chair cards for immediate family members. We had to create a coded check list in order to keep track of the replies. As far as the bicycle  and flash mob theme goes, we should probably explain! The two of us met over bicycles twice, randomly on the street. The second meeting was at a midnight bike ride through downtown Chicago. Bikes have always been a part of our relationship. Jeremiah's proposal even took place during the monthly Critical Mass bike ride. We originally joked about doing a flash mob ceremony, but as we explored other options, the flash mob stuck out as the most fun and well, affordable! There was no synchronized dancing, we just told everybody to show up at the same place and same time and to disperse quickly.

All that being said, here are the save the date, invite, thank you, and favor photos.

Hand poured soy candles in assorted reused jars with scrap wrapping paper wraps.
Photo by Clarissa Bonnet of I Luv Photo
Hand silkscreened jotter with custom wrap.

We do custom jobs for any occasion! We love when people have an idea and we can actualize it! Contact us at reusefirst{at}gmail{dot}com


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