Carolyn (aka Miss Apple Cider) let me know about her fabulous DIY wedding invitations a few weeks ago — which she’s also posted on Weddingbee. Carolyn printed her invitations on the Gmund woodgrain embossed paper that we had been talking about a few months ago, so I asked to see these lovelies up close and in person. Carolyn was kind enough to send me an extra copy to photograph in all of its woodgrain paper glory:
So here’s what Carolyn had to say:
My fiance and I are having an October wedding in the mountains of North Carolina. We are going with a “love birds” theme but desperately wanted to avoid being “cheesy”. We wanted our love birds and invitations to have a rustic feel.
Once we found the wood grain paper we knew that it was the right fit. We designed the invitations and printed a test version on our very cheap home printer. It worked and we fell in love. We decide to print the invitation, rsvp card, info card and tags all on the wood grain.
We decided to go with vellum outer envelopes and embossed our tree on the back of the envelope: