If you remember back to this post, my sister is engaged! She asked me to create her Save the Dates. Obviously, I obliged. Why wouldn't I? I love this kind of stuff. They wanted something unique; something versatile. Enter coasters. I designed a custom image that I had converted into a rubber stamp online. Then my mom, sister + I stamped some 200 blank, off-white coasters. And voila! They're turned out pretty damn sweet, don't you think?
If you have the resources and are willing to devote the time, "DIY-ing" stuff like this can save tons. Plus it adds a personal touch, which I love. Basically, these coasters cost less than $150 (not including postage):
Ink Pad: Less than $10
Blank Coasters: $42
Envelopes for Mailing: around $40
Labor & Design: Free (and priceless)
[Also, Yuengling Light Lager is only 90 calories. Yum.]