Post # 1
okay, I’m DIYing my program fans instead of paying the outrageous $$$ for them on etsy. (Although now that I’ve started this project, they definitely earn their money)
I’m planning on printing back and front on card stock and mounting a piece of metallic amethyst card stock (from cards and pockets) between them. Here’s my rough draft of the front and back. What else should I do to make them better? What else should be included? They are a little generic, but we haven’t nailed down our details 100%.
The thank you paragraph was lovingly stolen from KoiKove.
Post # 3
I LOVE Feel Script but feel that it’s used a bit too much from a visual standpoint. It now takes away from the beauty of the font used in your names when it’s everywhere on the program. Also the ampersand looks like its a third font? I’d probably cut down the Feel Script usage, select a different font for the rest of the words and use the second font’s ampersand.
Post # 4
@missporkchops: thanks for the advice. I think I’m going to take it for the front. I’m not loving how crowded it looks. I like it for the titles of the lists on the back so I’ll probably leave it there. Thanks!
Post # 5
The only thing that struck me as weird was the explanation of the relationships in the “in memoriam” section. I would leave the explanation off and just list the names. That will also help with the crowding.
Post # 6
@geekspice: Good point. Thanks
Post # 7
@bluebelle23: I personally hate the flower graphic thing.
Post # 8
@BridieBea: Well since its my invitation graphic, I personally love it.
Post # 9
@BridieBea: Let’s try to offer constructive criticism for this bee.
Post # 10
Looks great, and I agree with PP about fonts. I also love the flower graphic :). Are you planning on including anything about the structure of the ceremony?
Post # 11
@FoolsintheRain: Probably not because I want to get these things done and I don’t want to have to decide RIGHT now about the order of things. Plus I’m outta room! 🙂
I’m really just having them because I think they’ll be pretty on the chairs and it’ll be outside, so a fan is functional.
Post # 12
I think they are pretty, it just seems crowded and I agree it may be the pretty script. These were mine, I did the fan with pages so I had more room and kept the script smaller with one column. having multiple columns adds to the crowding. Maybe a slightly smaller font on the names? You could do what we did on the in memoriam section header, just put, “In Loving Memory”…and the names, less to write. I had space so ours said:
In Loving Memory
This page is dedicated to our
loved ones who are
here in spirit and will forever
be in our hearts—
especially Scott’s father,
Although we cannot see you,
we know that you are here
and watching over us
as we say “I Do”.
Forever in our hearts,
forever in our lives,
and so we say our vows
In Loving Memory.
Post # 13
@bluebelle23: Well, I love your flower graphic!! It’s very springy!! Love it~! If my wedding was in the spring, I would love to have a graphic like yours.
i actually like the whole program, I don’t think it’s too crowded