(Closed) What do you think of these invites & RSVP post cards?

posted 3 years ago in DIY
Post # 4
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714 posts
Busy bee

I think it looks very nice and well put together. <br />the only thing i might play around a little more is the tree on top: at the moment it looks somewhat christmas-y. Maybe less so if you use a different color (brown?) or a different shape? (or maybe just skip the tree on top alltogether and make the tree area at the bottom a bit bigger)

Post # 5
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4046 posts
Honey bee

I’d add a second tree, on the top, to balance the 2 intiitals. I’d also suggest making larger postcards – however large you can get and still use a postcard rate stamp. I got an invitations witha  small, flimsy postcard, and I was worried they’d get lost in the mail; they also wasted their money by putting regular postage on it.

Post # 6
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1225 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

gillykat824:  I really like what you’ve done! Very clean and straigtforward. The only thing that could be changed is the lone tree at the top…it just seems rather big and sticks out a lot. Maybe adding another tree like pp suggested would help, or going with two birds instead or something. Minor detail, the invite looks great!

Post # 8
Hostess
23907 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

gillykat824:  Ooh i love the idea of love birds on a stick type thing.  I think that would be great! The invitations look fabulous!

Post # 11
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2072 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I like the design of the invitation and it looks as though that will be very fitting with your venue! I have some comments about the wording though. Sorry if this sounds uber critical but you asked for opinions so I hope this is helpful.

I think you need some wording that lets people know they are actually invited – I know it should be obvious but so far what you have is an announcement, not an invitation. Also, perhaps this is just my British perspective but I wouldn’t actually be sure you were getting married at all with the wording “pledge their love as one”. I would wonder whether you were planning some kind of ceremony to declare your love without actually getting legally married.

If you love the wording as it is then keep it – just wanted to flag some potential confusion, especially for older guests. Since sending out our invitations I have discovered the older generation is more traditional than I realised! (We requested RSVPs via our website and loads of people have send hand written cards to our parents instead!)

hope this helps and I’m sure the finished product will be great. 

Post # 12
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714 posts
Busy bee

I think the top badger is totally adorable; not sure if I’d chose it for a wedding invitation though. But if you and FI love it, go for it. (If not, maybe some deer if FI isn’t fond of a flower or a bird?)

Post # 13
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1928 posts
Buzzing bee

i thought the badger was a skunk.. maybe go back to the tree, lol. Maybe im just really bad with animals.

Post # 14
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3266 posts
Sugar bee

Your RSVP date is very early.  You have it as June 1st for an August 15th wedding.  That is 6 weeks before the date.  6 weeks is when invitations should be going in the mail, not the date they have to reply by.

In terms of design they are lovely.

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