Post # 1
Now please, no judgement, this is about to make me sound like the biggest, snobbiest bridezilla ever! Keep i mind, I’m not actually THAT conerned, but I’m disappointed at the moment. lol. I’ve been looking at letterpressed invitations – and they’re so awfully beautiful! But also so awfully out of our price range! (Our price range for invites is the DIY kind haha) So I was mainly looking at them to see if there was a way I could do it myself and have discovered there really isn’t! I’m really sad that I can’t have them…after looking at them printed invites just arent the same! Not as special-looking, somehow. And letterpress just fits so perfectly with our theme! 🙁 lol
Anyway, like I said, it’s really not that big of a deal, and I really am not such a snob…just kinda sad I can’t have what I really want!
Ramble over, you get back to the more meaningful things in life now! Thanks ladies! hehe
Post # 3
I don’t think you’re being a snob for being upset that you can’t afford something that you really want. I totally understand the frustration and I’m sorry that your invitations won’t come out the way you want them to, but maybe you’ll fall in love with something else along the way.
Post # 4
@cloverbug: haha thanks! I don’t come from a family of money, so for me to be wanting something so expensive is kinda new! Lol. And I’ve always been the kind to turn up my nose to “rich people things!” Which is kinda snobby in itself! Haha. Im sure I will make beautiful invitations either way, really who has $500 to spend on 50 invitations!
Post # 5
Have you looked at Minted.com? They just launched a line of letterpress invitations, and are less than half of the (extremely reasonable (for letterpress, at least!)) price we paid for our invitations.
I was really impressed with them, and they almost always have some kind of 15% off promotion going!
Post # 6
@BabyBrain: Aw, s’ok. They are nice. Keep in mind some people just put them in the trash after receiving them, though, so at least you’re not overextending yourself financially. Not all guests would appreciate them the same way that you do.
Post # 7
you can also have a custom plate made – they’re not that expensive from what I’ve found – and have someone run it through an embossing machine for you (a lot of scrapbookers have them if you know any) it might not be quite as fancy was what you’ve seen but it could be a good compromise!