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Old 09-20-2005, 05:22 PM   #1
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I was recently asked to do wedding invitations for my cousin's friend. I have never done wedding invites before. She asked that I come up with a simple invitation with a fall theme. Here is what I came up with, please give me honest feedback...I'm a big girl I can take it...I promise!!!
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Old 09-20-2005, 05:28 PM   #2
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I LOVE it...very elegant and beautiful! Very pretty and I can't believe you've never made a wedding invite before. It's simple, but with the vellum on top it makes it elegant (I'm assuming you used vellum over the top with the writing?).

I wouldn't change anything...and I'm being honest
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Agreed - you have a real knack for this. I kept trying to come up with a suggestion and couldn't. The invite looks wonderful.
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Very Cute!! I really like it! I just finished making 120 invitations for a friend, it was very rewarding but it took so LONG!! I'm glad I am done

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Ooooo!! BEAUTIFUL! If it was my wedding, I would LOVE to give this as my invitation! Great job!
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I think your invitations look good but you should probably ask the bride/groom. it's ultimately up to them.
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These are beautiful! They almost look exactly like my wedding invites that I spent a fortune on! Don't change a thing.....very elegant!
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Ok.. I am the lone soldier on this one..

I like the concept and design but I am finding it is really hard to read the words in the places that the leaves are behind them.. Maybe they don't look that way in person but at least in the picture, even enlarged, I just can't read some of it..

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I think it looks fantastic. You did a great job on it.
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I think they are beautiful. What font did you use ... I love it?!
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I think they are beautiful as well.....the words are probably easier to read in person??.......but that is about as simple and elegant as you can get in one card!!!
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Old 09-20-2005, 05:52 PM   #13
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I love it! I personally like the "simple, yet elegant" look for formal occasions. If I were the bride I would love them.
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Old 09-20-2005, 06:01 PM   #14
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Like I said when you emailed it to me...I LOVE IT!!!
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Thank you everyone for your wonderful compliments!!!

It is much easier to read in person, the words almost seems 3-d in person. I thought the same thing about the scan...it is very hard to read the words.....darn computers!

Thanks again everyone...you girls are the best!
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I think that your invitations are lovely!!!! great job!
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Great job! They look fabulous!
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WOW!!! These are just beautiful! Do not ever doubt yourself or second guess your work. Great on simple AND elegant! Taishea
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Old 09-20-2005, 06:19 PM   #19
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I think it's beautiful!
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Beautiful!!! Exactly what she requested IMO.

So....I'm supposed to make about 50+ baby shower invites in about a week...ya busy??? (wink, wink) JK!
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Perfect. Would not change a thing.

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very elegant was the first thing I thought when I saw it. love it!
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Classy, elegant, beautiful! Wouldn't change a thing, except maybe the date!
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I think they are absolutely beautiful! What a great job you did, something to be very proud of!
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Beautifully done!
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Beautiful. If I were the bride, I would be MORE than happy, I would be ecstatic!
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Very well done!
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Gorgeous. I'm always nervous when folks ask for "honest opinions" -- but in this case I love them. I MIGHT change the ribbon. I can't tell from the picture, but a wedding invite should have a lusciuos high quality ribbon, perhaps real silk. I think it is worth the $$. It is hard to tell in the pic what this ribbon really looks like. Otherwise, knock em dead!
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This card is really lovely! The only thing I would suggest also has to do with the ribbon. If you don't want to have to tie a hundred or so perfect bows, you could do that ribbon addition where you punch two rectangles about 3/4 of an inch apart, put the two ends of the ribbon in going to the back and then crossing them and bringing them back out to the front. I personally like that way of adding a ribbon touch better than a bow, and it lays flatter for going in the envelope too.

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Absolutley MAAAAHVELOUS!!!
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Looks great! What have the couple said about them?
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Ok.. I am the lone soldier on this one..

I like the concept and design but I am finding it is really hard to read the words in the places that the leaves are behind them.. Maybe they don't look that way in person but at least in the picture, even enlarged, I just can't read some of it..

Please no flaming, she asked for an honest opinion.
I have to agree. The dark type is hard to read against the dark color of the leaves. Perhaps if you lighten up the leaves to make it more faded?
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That's so cute! I got married a year and a half ago and I wish now that I had made my own wedding invites! They can be so much cuter than what is out there to buy!
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I think it is beautiful. The happy couple will love them!
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It's beautiful. I think they will love them.
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GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I think they are beautiful!

What she said about about tying so many bows might be a valid point though. Otherwise, I'd say they are wonderful, I was married in the fall & would've loved an invitation like this!
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