(Closed) I re-worked my invites yet again

posted 9 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
369 posts
Helper bee

I haven’t seen your original one but I love this! It’s so modern and pretty. Not sure if you have edited it yet but I would word the reception part as:

“Reception following ceremony”

“Reception to follow immediately after ceremony”

or something of that sort. People will probably get the point that it’s at the same location if it’s right after the ceremony.

Post # 4
2725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Look good! I like the background graphic. And of course, the pink and black!

Post # 6
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

The script font and the new flourish are way better in your re-worked version. I’m not sure about the main font though. Maybe Garamond or something a little more classic?

Post # 8
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

Oh yeah, that is heavy. Hm. I used Trajan Pro and Palatino Linotype (or something like those; I forget which right now) and maybe that’s what I was thinking… it was a light serif font and that’s the type of font I imagine would work well there. But if it’s between Garamond and the font you have at the top? The one at the top is way better.

Post # 9
2205 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Personally for the main font I like the first version!  It’s a very cute invite.  great work.

Post # 10
82 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Love the design, but just curious as to how you’re doing these.  Are these going to be DIY invites or are you sending them to a printger?  How will you be getting the white text on?

Post # 11
4765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

Great invitations!! I don’t know how picky you want to be on the wording, but I think technically is “Two Thousand Ten,” no “and”. I could be wrong on this, but that’s what I’ve always heard.

I love the invitations – they are gorgeous! Just wanted to throw that date thing out there, in case you’re picky. 🙂


EDIT: Just saw you fixed it on the updated invitation. Never mind!

Post # 13
445 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I definitely like the newer version.  Can you move the “&” closer to your name?  It looks a little low, and closer to your FI’s name.  We used Century Gothic for our invites.  It has the same look as the one you have there, but a tiny bit more modern.

Post # 14
406 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2009 - Small church ceremony with mountain-view log cabin reception

they look great! I noticed the first version explains the receptions is apps and desserts- you may want to reword the new one to mention that as well:

Cocktail reception to follow, or Cocktails and dancing immediately following

Just a thought- people may show up expecting a meal:) Good luck- they look great!

Post # 16
999 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2010 - Mr. P's Grandparents’ Ranch

I really liked the second version has so much flow on it – Great Job!!

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