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Just received the proofs for our Save the Dates and I’m in LOVE! After hours of agonizing over the perfect non-sappy quote, we decided to include a line from one of our favorite poems– it’s called ‘Reciprocity’ and was published in 1908! I found a print at an antique store and it’s on display in our home 🙂
Let me know what you think!
..and here’s the poem if you’re interested!
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It looks beautiful!! Such a lovely poem. 🙂
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@shaynapunim: Thanks, I think so too! But, now that I’m looking at it more– do you think the quote ‘things really work out sometimes as they should” is awkward if you don’t know where it came from? One of my co-workers tried to re-word it before I told her that it came directly from a poem– don’t want people to think I have bad grammar!
Post # 5
@Cassiopeia: I don’t think it’s awkward at all!! When I first read it, I simply thought it was a wonderful sentiment. I feel the same way about my relationship with my FH. 🙂
Post # 6
I thought that line was a little awkward when I first read it. But, they so cute besides that. Love them!
Post # 7
- Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House
I didn’t think the line was awkward at all, but I also assumed it was a quote. I like it a lot!! Please don’t try to change it!
Post # 8
@Cassiopeia: It’s very sweet! Maybe put quotation marks around the verse? And add ‘dots’ to show that it’s part of a poem?
“…things really work out sometimes as they should”
Post # 9
@Cassiopeia: not gonna lie, I re-worded it in my head to “sometimes, things really work out as they should”…but that was before I read that it’s from a poem. So to me it comes off as kind of awkward but if it has meaning to you, then write it the way you want.
Post # 10
@Quinlan: I agree. At first I thought it was a typo of some sort…
Post # 11
- Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA
@Cassiopeia: I love it! But maybe do the quotation marks if you’re concerned?
Post # 12
@Quinlan: Yes, this. It is an awkward sentence if you don’t know where it’s from. It took me several tries for my brain to wrap around what it actually said.
Other than that, it’s very cute!
Post # 13
@Cassiopeia: Yes, I thought it was awkward when I first read it – I think if you go with Quinlan‘s advice and do the “…things really work out sometimes as they should” – that would be MUCH better! 🙂 Or maybe print the poem on the back??
Post # 14
@Quinlan: I really like this option– my only concern is the space. I’ll see if the text could be made a little smaller so it still fits all on one line.
Thanks for all the feedback– now I’m super conflicted! I feel like I should just use a different quote altogether 🙁 Anyone have a similar sentiment/quote that may be worded better?
Post # 15
@Cassiopeia: Cute and unique save-the-date and it’s nice that that is comes from a poem. Was the poem included in the save-the-date? 🙂
Post # 16
I agree with adding quote marks. When I read it the first time it was awkward but in that way that makes me know it must be from a song or poem or just an old piece of writing. I like it but quote marks will make it better. Also, will you have your last names written somewhere? Just to be sure people know who you are?