party invitations - c'est Magnifique

Tags: party invitations, paris, parisian, eiffel tower, banner, heart, bird, clouds, arrow, skyline, french

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Ann Gardner
  • Minted Feb 22, 2010
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Paris in the springtime, haute couture, poodles, croissants, and berets! What's not to love about the city of lights? This sweet 16 invitation is fun and festive and sets the mood for a Parisian style party.

tags:

party invitations, paris, parisian, eiffel tower, banner, heart, bird, clouds, arrow, skyline, french

colors shown:

dusty pink, lipstick red, and tiffany blue

fonts:

Chevalier, Estilo and Business Penmanship

design inspired by:

Sweet Sixteen

submitted on:

Aug 22 2010

Edited on:

Aug 22 2010

average score:

3.86

comments:

18

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party invitations - c'est Magnifique by Ann Gardner

comments

Ann Gardner on Aug 22, 2010 at 8:13pm
Ann Gardner
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Thanks for your comments Minties. Paige, I tried changing the color of the red type but it just flattened out the invite without a pop of color. I also thought that maybe the girl's name and party should be the priority so I don't mind the red over the pink. I appreciate the feedback everyone--it makes me really think about every detail!

Jamie Noel on Aug 22, 2010 at 9:11pm
Jamie Noel
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love your illustration and colors Ann. great composition too with the flow of the banner. :)

Ashley Porter on Aug 22, 2010 at 9:19pm
Ashley Porter
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I'm glad you kept the red, I love how it looks with the light blue background.

Sharon Kay Creative on Aug 23, 2010 at 4:01am
Sharon Kay Creative
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This is soooo fun! Great job :)

Dish and Spoon on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:35am
Dish and Spoon
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love it!

robin ott design on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:48am
robin ott design
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C'est magnifique! :)

Lauren Chism on Aug 23, 2010 at 7:46am
Lauren Chism
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I love this. Great job.

emily elizabeth stationery on Aug 23, 2010 at 8:29am
emily elizabeth stationery
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this is precious....love the delicate construction

Gakemi Art+Design on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:26pm
Gakemi Art+Design
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Very sweet and lovely! Love the off-register colour, it really makes it whimsical and casual. Awesome job!

Ann Gardner on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:04pm
Ann Gardner
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You guys are so sweet! Glad y'all like it! ;-)

Anne Holmquist on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:09pm
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Beautiful!

Emily Ranneby on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:42am
Emily Ranneby
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wow ! nice.

Emily Ranneby on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:43am
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chica design on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:28am
chica design
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love it

cadence paige design on Aug 24, 2010 at 11:21am
cadence paige design
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It looks great as is Ann! :)

lena barakat on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:06pm
lena barakat
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LOVE.

Aspacia Kusulas on Aug 26, 2010 at 8:22pm
Aspacia Kusulas
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I really like this! :)

Jennifer on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:31am

I have French girlfriends with daughters that would SO LOVE this like I do! Great job!

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stacey day on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:13am
stacey day
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love this, ann. really pretty illustration.

Ann Gardner on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:17am
Ann Gardner
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Thanks, Stacey!

Sydney Newsom on Aug 22, 2010 at 11:49am
Sydney Newsom
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I love how all three of your fonts are so different, yet work so well together. Fabulous illustration!

Design Lotus on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:05pm
Design Lotus
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love the theme and illustration. For me... the red font with the drop shadow doesn't feel cohesive with the style of the design. Super cute none the less. =D

Katie Wahn on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:36pm
Katie Wahn
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this is SO cute!

Carrie ONeal on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:38pm
Carrie ONeal
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How fun!!! I want a party like this!

Fig and Cotton Paperie on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:55pm
Fig and Cotton Paperie
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I keep getting drawn back to this one. It's wonderful!

cadence paige design on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:57pm
cadence paige design
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Awe...I love it Ann! My only suggestion would be to take the red to navy because it's competing - let the banner shine!

nocciola design on Aug 22, 2010 at 5:00pm
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100% adorable

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