Tuesday, 22 January 2013

6 months to go... DUN DUN DUN!!!


A huge thanks goes to our dear friend Raymond (who is the talented photographer behind the lens of these photos... and a huge apology goes to him as well for ruining his usual pristine and professional photography style with our weird poses and my token burger quote)... thanks for still being our friend after this. HAHA. As I continually promise, a few more of these photos will be coming soon but for now, why don't you head over to Raymond's site at Vivid Moments Photographers for some amazing shots of other couples =D. 

By the way, in my opinion the best part of this photoshoot was finding those two branches lying on the ground and putting them on my head as deer antlers... and my fiance being okay with that. Although he did veto the idea of me crouching over like a grandma and using the branch as a cane. Oh well, a relationship is all about compromise, and saving each other's dignity once in awhile. =P

In other wedding related news, I've been busy trying to design our invites lately... and it's been tough! I've realized I'm very indecisive about this sort of thing because when it comes to my own art, I'm very critical about all the minor details and it's never quite up to my ridiculously confused and ambiguous standards. haha. I don't even know what I want. Currently, I'm trying to hand-draw a sketch for our invites and I'm finding it hard to infuse all the different elements we like - "woodsy with a vintage flair with some cute cartoons but still professional and simple-looking" - without giving into the fact that realistically a perfectly harmonious blend of said elements does not exist.  In the midst of all this confusion, my tendencies for artistic perfectionism are kicking in. haha. HELP. 

There have been small victories though - mainly, the mint-green website banner that I designed (above) with those quirky little birds. I'm also quite happy with that random font that I came up with for our names which was my take on "woodsy + cute". Anyway, if you have any ideas for wedding invites using kraft paper (you know, the woodsy brown paper that looks like glorified cardboard), send me some links! I'd really appreciate some design inspiration right now =D.


44 comments:

  1. Such cute photos Laura!!!

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  2. Haha! Great! The pictures are wonderful and the diet- advice is too :)
    xx

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  5. If you're looking for inspiration, good ideas always come to me in... the bathroom! The trick is, you have to just be subconsciously thinking about your design problem for the inspiration to spontaneously come to you.
    =)

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    1. yes..... GOOD IDEA. moral of story - spend more time in the bathroom for inspirational epiphanies. hahahaha

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  6. thnx for following me honey.. followed u back.. :)

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  7. Congrats on the engagement! Your and your Fiancé look like such an awesome couple! The antler photo's are fab! Lovely photo's and lovely post and blog! I'm definitely your newest follower - you can check me out at http://thenew62.blogspot.co.uk/ or on Twitter at @Rachael_Haile xx

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  8. lovely couple!


    kisses,
    Silvia


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  9. How cute are these engagement photos?! And it goes with your blog header :) I know what you mean about the invites + all the other details of a wedding! My fiance and I have been engaged for nearly half a year now, and we still haven't even set a date! (much less start planning) It just seems so overwhelming, plus like you, I want to design EVERYTHING. Let me know if I can help you in any way with designing! I love the website banner you made! That's one thing off the checklist ;)

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    1. aww thanks so much for the offer! =D haha it's easy to get caught up designing everything but my fiance and i have learned to only focus on tackling a FEW DIY things and depending on "all-inclusive packages" and other easier deals for the rest... keeps the stress down! ;)

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  10. lovely!! <3 I LOVE deer, reindeer...xD I also want to take this photo *-*

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  11. Great pictures!
    lovely reindeer <3 :D

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  12. I love that diet philosophy. YES to burgers!
    I think that's cute that you get to design your own wedding invitations and such. But um, does the fiance get a say in any of this? Just sayin'. Maybe that'll help you decide!

    Sincerely,
    Sabrina

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    1. haha.. fortunately, the fiance does help and i ask his opinion for everything we do HAHA... since obviously we're in this TOGETHER. so we have kind of narrowed down a "theme" for our invites... just have to actually start doing it. HAHA. thanks for the advice though =D

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  32. You'd make a very beautiful deer! (hehe) I love the way you used the branches for antlers.

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