wedding invitations - Vintage Retro Type

Tags: wedding invitations, vintage, retro, texture, worn, typography, lehan paper design

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Lehan Veenker
  • Minted Sep 20, 2010
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Fun wedding invitation for a retro- or vintage-styled wedding.

tags:

wedding invitations, vintage, retro, texture, worn, typography , lehan paper design

colors shown:

ecru, vintage blue

fonts:

Archive Antique Extended, Ribbon, Cyclone, Lobster, Business Penmanship, Engravers MT

design inspired by:

A7 Non-Photo Wedding Invitation

submitted on:

Oct 10 2011

Edited on:

Oct 12 2011

average score:

3.64

comments:

22

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wedding invitations - Vintage Retro Type by Lehan Veenker

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Lehan Veenker on Oct 12, 2011 at 7:06pm
Lehan Veenker
  • Minted Sep 20, 2010
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Made the suggested adjustments so hopefully it looks better. :o)

Kylie Holmes on Oct 12, 2011 at 7:15pm
Kylie Holmes
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Love this.

Susan Asbill on Oct 17, 2011 at 3:48pm
Susan Asbill
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Looks perfect!

Rachel Mense on Oct 18, 2011 at 7:41am
Rachel Mense
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Gorgeous... Makes me think of the fountainhead meets the great gatsby! Love it!

Oscar & Emma on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:34am
Oscar & Emma
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very nice. great retro vibe ;)

Karen Robert on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:57am
Karen Robert
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Love this one

Guess What Design Studio on Oct 19, 2011 at 2:08pm
Guess What Design Studio
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Great type + retro feel! :)

Maria E on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:48pm
Maria E
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So fun!

Jana Volfova on Oct 20, 2011 at 4:46pm
Jana Volfova
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Love!

Sarah Curry on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:05pm
Sarah Curry
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This is fantastic and has an authentic vintage feel...awesome!

Melanie Severin on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:37am
Melanie Severin
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Congrats on your win, Lehan!!!

Jennifer Wick on Dec 8, 2011 at 11:39am
Jennifer Wick
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Yeah congrats Lehan!! This one is such an instant classic : )

Kristie Kern on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:06pm
Kristie Kern
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Congratulations to you, too! I love this design!

cadence paige design on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:06pm
cadence paige design
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Congrats to you too, Lehan! I knew this design would be a winner! :)

Sandra Picco Design on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:52pm
Sandra Picco Design
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Congrats back to you, Lehan!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:08pm
Kim Dietrich Elam
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congrats on your win, Lehan - this is really cool!

root beer float on Dec 8, 2011 at 8:46pm
root beer float
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congrats backatcha lehan -- this design is a beaut!

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Dec 9, 2011 at 10:23am
Griffinbell Paper Co.
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Congrats, Lehan! This design is so fresh and original!

Snow and Ivy on Dec 9, 2011 at 10:30am
Snow and Ivy
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Big congrats Lehan!! Your typography is perfection - I love all of the little details!

Guess What Design Studio on Dec 9, 2011 at 8:37pm
Guess What Design Studio
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Congratulations, Lehan! Love this retro poster invite! :)

Bonjour Paper on Dec 16, 2011 at 8:44pm
Bonjour Paper
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Congrats Lehan ! Gorgeous type!

My Splendid Summer on Jan 31, 2012 at 4:06pm
My Splendid Summer
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I absolutely love all about this!

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Lehan Veenker on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:04pm
Lehan Veenker
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Thanks so much for the comments, Amber and Stacey! I uploaded a new version after adjusting some spacing that was bothering me. :o)

Susie Allen on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:07pm
Susie Allen
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Awesome! A little formal, a lot of fun.

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Oct 10, 2011 at 1:16pm
Griffinbell Paper Co.
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Love this, Lehan! Gorgeous typography!

Karen Glenn on Oct 10, 2011 at 1:23pm
Karen Glenn
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Fun!

Simply Shira on Oct 10, 2011 at 1:42pm
Simply Shira
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I absolutely LOVE the colors used. Great all around look!!

chocomocacino on Oct 10, 2011 at 4:30pm
chocomocacino
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so cool!

Jennifer Wick on Oct 10, 2011 at 5:10pm
Jennifer Wick
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So nice!! Love the vintage feel, and the color & type are wonderful!!

Yolanda Mariak Chendak on Oct 10, 2011 at 7:08pm
Yolanda Mariak Chendak
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Love this... so many wonderful details :D

Giselle Zimmerman on Oct 11, 2011 at 2:51am
Giselle Zimmerman
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This so awesome...!!! love it..

Susan Asbill on Oct 11, 2011 at 3:21pm
Susan Asbill
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Wow! The fonts, color, and texture are all really fabulous! Small kerning tweaks – the "F" and "I" in "FITZGERALD" look a little tight. Also the space around the "A"s in "MARRIAGE" seem wide. Sorry, I'm only nit-picking because it's so wonderful! I hope you don't mind. :)

Lehan Veenker on Oct 11, 2011 at 5:05pm
Lehan Veenker
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Thanks for the feedback, Susan! I'll take a look at your suggested kerning tweaks. :o)

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Amber Barkley on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:43am
Amber Barkley
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This is awesome!

Stacey Meacham on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:52am
Stacey Meacham
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Love the feel of this. So so cool.