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I tried Minted's wedding monogram maker and I'm HOOKED

I tried Minted’s wedding monogram maker and I’m HOOKED

If you’re in the market for a wedding monogram for your invitations, your programs, your napkins, your dancefloor lighting(?!), it can be hard to make your own. It takes some graphic design skill that not all of us have. But I was poking around at Minted Weddings to see what new stuff they had going on and saw a free MONOGRAM MAKER.

I thought I’d do some playing around to see what I could create…

How to Design A Wedding Invitation

How to design a wedding invitation (including a personalized logo!)

Before I claimed to be a writer of any kind, my career began as a graphic designer. If you’re also in marketing or design, you’ll enjoy this “how to make a wedding invitation” tale. If you’ve never had a lick of graphic experience in your life, I’m hoping this story gives you an idea of where to start and how to do it yourself.

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Make an 8-bit cake topper out of LEGO

Later this week we’ll be featuring Michael and Becca’s awesome Vegas wedding. But I had to share a sneaky peak of their awesome 8-bit cake topper, so you could steal this idea ASAP. This could not only be the solution to your nerdy cake topper quandary, but these could then also become the wedding logo of your dreams.

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Build your wedding logo around your favorite video game

Tribesmaid Solowren and her groom bonded over growing up with Final Fantasy and are basing lots of wedding details on gaming, including a wedding logo based on Final Fantasy VI!

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How to make your own lino block rubber stamps for all your wedding needs

My future wife and I wanted to DIY our invites from scratch. So, I found these cute print-yourself blank invites and we’re adding our Minnesota outline wedding logo to the cards via lino block stamps. Here are my very simple DIY instructions on how to make your own lino block/rubber stamps for all your wedding needs.

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Combine your fingerprints to make a custom wedding heart logo

Tribesmaid Honorarykiwi made a custom wedding logo by combining her and her partner’s fingerprints and initials. Here’s how she pulled it off…