(Closed) DIY invitations

posted 9 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
2474 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I really like the invitation.  The tree design is so pretty.  My only question is about the font – it seems a bit informal to me but maybe you’re wedding is informal.  I also think the font of your names is slightly difficult to read.  Fonts are totally a personal preference though so if you love it that’s all that should matter!

Also, will you be providing an address or directions for the Greenwood Plantation on a separate enclosure?

Post # 4
454 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010 - Signature Events

I love it!  What a neat design.  If I were to change anything, it would be the fonts.  But like Tulip said, fonts are really a personal preference!

Post # 5
2404 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

beautiful design! i do agree, though, that your names are hard to read in that particular script font.

I think sans serif or non-script fonts can be 100% elegant and don’t necessarily convey an informal wedding. Perhaps she can play with the kerning (letter spacing) and leading a bit (just a tad though).

Great colors used too!!! Snaps to your MOH!! Smile

Post # 6
350 posts
Helper bee

I like it a lot, the only thing is that I might move up where the words start, so that they start closer to the top branch and the last line coincides with the ending of the bottom branch… I have no idea if that makes sense or not.  I actually really like the funky font.

Post # 8
732 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Love the invite and the famcy font.. maybe make it bigger or try to make it more legible, Idk if it’s just since you posted online that it’s hard to read. I do love it though!

Post # 9
194 posts
Blushing bee

It’s so pretty…I could read everything except for your FI’s name. I wish I knew someone who could do my invititations!  

Post # 10
1135 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

As a suggestion for whimsical script fonts for your names, I’m using Prophecy Script from dafont.com. We’re making our own and our invites have that same script names and san-serif font look you are going for.

Otherwise, I LOVE the tree! We’re going with a floral motif, but I like yours a lot!

Post # 11
592 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Great design!  I designed ours too.  I was going to get a pro printer to do it, but the woman I’m dealing with isn’t very reliable.  So now I’m thinking of doing the printing myself.  Any suggestions?

The Office Bride


Post # 12
73 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

That is gorgeous!  I love the simplicity of it.  Very elegant!

Post # 13
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

So beautiful! I *love* the shades of blue you have in the trees… definitely my favorite monochromatic scheme ;).

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