First off - I need to thank everyone in this forum who posted their instructions and how to's, it encouraged me that I could do it, and I think I did!
I sent out Vistaprint Postcard STD's (the star fish ones that are posted around here so often) but I knew I wanted a boarding pass style invite. I thought I was really creative and unique until I stumbled upon this forum and found a wealth of information!
I had gotten a couple templates, but in the end I decided I would do it myself. I googled images searched the heck out of boarding pass invites until I found exactly what I was looking for for inspiration, A compass rose. I came across a random picture and I loved the way the compass rose was part of the background, so i redrew it in Photoshop then added my own flourishes. I also really liked the quote tha was on that original boarding pass I found, so I kept it. "We love because it is the only true adventure"
My FH works for an airline and has always loved compass roses, I'm a avid outdoorwoman with a forestry type degree so they've always been a favourite of mine too. Since i specialize in botany (and butterflies in my Masters degree) I knew I needed to incorporate that somehow too. I think the end result is very much us and came out really nice! So I found a photo of an orchid and played with in photoshop to get the old worldy drawn on feel that the compass has. I then created the second page with travel information.
I'd love some feedback on the outsides. I really didn't know what to do - the FH said just leave them, but that was to plain. I only did these 4 (one of each jacket colour, various shades of green, the scrapbooking store didn't have enough of any one colour).
In the stamp set I bought that included the compass on the front, I thought it would be fun to stamp the back of the boarding passes. I'm not sure if I'll do that for all of them though.
The colours from my camera might be a little off, the lighting is bad in here. I have larger photos if anyone is interested, I didn't want to overwhelm the page though. Cheers!