SparrowNestScript, whose work is much better than mine.
When guests pulled out the invitation, this is what they saw.
inspired me early on in planning.
Inside the belly band are the invitation, RSVP card, return envelope, and a website card.
wedding cake over the butterfly.
Here's the most important enclosure, the invitation itself. The calligraphy is custom and the other font used throughout the suite is Copperplate Light. We also included the 6-point star that's on the Chicago flag since we have a bit of a Chicago theme to the wedding.
with a feminist twist), but because both sets of parents are acting as hosts, we included both sets "above the fold." We also eliminated the need for a separate reception card by including that information on the invitation itself.
The paper is nice and thick, and the letterpress is deep. Here's a shot I took on the el right after I picked them up from our amazing printer, Nina at Tweedle Press.