DIY Invitation sample!

posted 2 years ago in Paper
Post # 2
10840 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

babykoala: Love it! In how it looks and reads. Good job! Try a thinner border and see which you prefer. I like everything about it.

Post # 3
7940 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

I think it looks great! Also, random, the ring in your icon- where did you find it?

Post # 4
660 posts
Busy bee

It looks classy and professional, well done

Post # 5
992 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

babykoala:  Love it on the gold cardstock! Definitely looks elegant.

I feel like if you decide to go with the 1/4″ border that it would benefit from another color like the cream you originally planned on printing on or a glitter cardstock. I think either would give it a nice framing and a polished finished look.

Post # 6
686 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

If you were going with cream before, maybe try the cream as the background? I think cream might heighten the effect of the gold. I love the design of the invites but when I first saw the photo, I thought the gold was more of a tan, contrasted with the black. The cream might help it shimmer some more!

And yes, this does read semi-formal! 🙂

Post # 7
1248 posts
Bumble bee

yes yes yes!!!! i did gold metallic paper too!! heres mine 🙂

Post # 8
6985 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Technically I don’t think the 2015 should have the “and” in there, but they look great!

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