will you be my bridesmaid?

When Jill got engaged a few months back, I knew that fun days were ahead. I already assumed I had dibs on everything photography related, but I called it just in case. (Except the wedding – that would be kind of hard considering I’m in it and all…) She took me up on my photography offer much sooner than I expected with an idea of how to ask friends to be part of the wedding. As we were out scoping venue locations, we brought her idea to life through photos, and we couldn’t be happier with how it all turned out. Here are the photos we took:

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Too bad we didn’t have a question mark to go with it! We formatted the photos to be 5″ square and strung them together to spell out the big question. WILL YOU BE MY BRIDESMAID? I love, love, love how the card turned out. What do you think?

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The coolest part is that it is folded like an accordian which means that when you hold it in your hand it is a small 5″ square, but stretches out when unfolded so you can see all of the images together. The back was blank so Jill could write personalized messages to each girl asking them to be part of her and Nathan’s big day. Mine was more like a thank you since I kind of already knew I was invited, and the card wasn’t a surprise to me. The good news is that everyone said yes (duh!). Jill has chosen a wonderful group of girls to stand with her and support as she says ”I do”, and I’m looking so forward to next May!

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Morgan - Is there any way to create this online?June 27, 2013 – 8:50 am

Kate - I love this! I might try it myself! Where’d you get the card to use??February 13, 2010 – 12:46 pm

Mandi Cozzens - I love these! I think Jill has a future in letter modeling…if only that old hag Vanna White would retireAugust 19, 2009 – 1:52 pm

crystal - cute, cute, cute!! i love it!August 19, 2009 – 12:36 pm

Jill - I really do have the best friends in the whole world – I’ll prove it to you someday, maybe I will get a hold of amanda’s password and blog about how I would be lost without all of her help and advice with the wedding planning.August 19, 2009 – 11:48 am

deb wood - Very creative and so cute! I hope we will see more of the planning shown in photos on this blog.August 19, 2009 – 11:04 am

sherry - the Card was cute… you were thinking out of the box and it turned out great! I will tell Christy to go online and see it. See is sleeping right now …long night at work.
She did T-Shirts to ask the girls to be her bridesmaid, so when she sees this — her ideas will start up.. for what she can get you to do.August 19, 2009 – 10:38 am

Kristen - what a FUN idea! the cards really turned out great! sounds like y’all are going to have a blast getting ready for the big day!August 19, 2009 – 9:19 am

robin - amanda – i won’t tell you that mine said “i wish i had chosen you instead of amanda…” JUST KIDDING!!!! that was the cutest idea ever and you really came through on the production. great job as always.August 19, 2009 – 8:26 am

jennifer - that is such a cute idea! i sure do have some clever friends. jill you look beautiful in the picture! can’t wait to see you on your big day!!!!August 19, 2009 – 8:04 am

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