(Closed) What do these invitations say to you?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
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  • Post # 3
    3146 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    That says casual garden/backyard wedding to me

    Post # 4
    697 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    They look very casual.  Your invitations usually sets the tone to your wedding, so if you are having a formal wedding I would recommend getting something more formal.

    Post # 5
    691 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @HisToots:  definitely casual, outdoor wedding.

    Post # 6
    1069 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    If you really like this style, I think you could use the design, but I would use a calligraphy or cursvie font and be very formal/traditional with the invite wording. That may help dress it up a bit.

    Post # 9
    7414 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @HisToots:  second one still says casual to me.  I would personally use a white/cream paper and a more elegant floral or flourish (as those are the designs you seem to gravitate towards). The font says a lot too.

    Post # 10
    2865 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Casual for both, it’s the font.  The font is too “bubbly”. 

    Post # 11
    1943 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    The first one looks very informal.  The second one looks semi-formal.

    Post # 12
    3479 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    @MadTownGirl:  Yes, just “fancify” the font a little.


    I like the invitation!!!

    Post # 13
    1502 posts
    Bumble bee

    @HisToots:  Both look casual.  The first is better than the second one actually.  I agree that it may be the font.  Also, the quality of paper used and how the invitation is printed will also speak to the formality of the event.  

    Post # 14
    1729 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    one thing to consider is how you write out your guys names. if i see full names i always assume formal. ours was not so i just used a middle inital for the both of us. also if you include the parents on the invite i think formal too. i did not include my family or his on our invites. so to me with those included there would be no question. also depends on where you live. do you live in a small town. for a city it might be too casual looking. i really like the first one. it does say quaint ,pretty, whimsical like a taylor swift outfit.

    Post # 16
    5229 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    Both say casual.

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