Announcements after elopement ?

posted 2 years ago in Elopement
Post # 2
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Helper bee

I’m commenting to follow as this is my plan as well.

Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

We did!

We got them from weddingpaperdivas.com, they came out beautifully and people were very grateful to see a few pics in there too.

🙂

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee

I was planning on doing an elopement announcement similar to something like these

Definitely can be informative without asking for gifts or inviting to receptions

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

We’re not doing them.  Seemed to us like we were looking for attention and gifts.  We’re eloping to avoid both of those things.  If people find out, it’ll be because somene else mentioned it to them.   

Post # 7
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Busy bee

We want to send out elopement announcements. I plan to make a nice card and maybe include a CD with photographs on it. I am also planning to have coffee table books/albums made for family and close friends – people that would appreciate it. 

Post # 8
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Busy bee

PS: We have been together for 5 years, have a home with everything in it and want no gifts or anything. We just want a personal way to inform everyone rather than using social media…

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I would also like to make a little book of photos. Shutterfly does them and also,walgreens. And i actually think walmart. Hey,I say think cheap lol my fiance is no too keen on the idea. He says it’s like “hey,you weren’t important enough to be included buy yeah,I got married. Wanna see pictures?”

Post # 10
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Busy bee

I am all for cheap, lol! I think that it is more a case of; we value your friendship and want to share a very special private moment with you…

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - Maui

There is a New Year’s Day card custom in the country where we live, so since we are getting married on 12/26, we plan on putting a little announcement in the card we send out. “Happy New Year! BTW, we just got married!”

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