wedding invitations - Retro Hawaii

Tags: wedding invitations, gakemi, hawaii, beach destination, tropical, beach, palm trees, poster, retro vintage

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Gakemi Art+Design
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A fun retro-inspired Hawaii poster, perfect for the tropical beach destination theme wedding.

tags:

wedding invitations, gakemi, hawaii, beach destinatio n, tropical, beach, palm trees, poster, retro vintage

colors shown:

teal, rust, vanilla

fonts:

calgary script and tiki holiday

design inspired by:

A7 Photo Wedding Invitation

submitted on:

Nov 01 2011

Edited on:

Nov 01 2011

average score:

3.55

comments:

47

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wedding invitations - Retro Hawaii by Gakemi Art+Design

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Bleu Collar Paperie on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:52am
Bleu Collar Paperie
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cool colors!

Olivia Raufman on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:56am
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Design crush! Love it!

Simply Shira on Nov 1, 2011 at 7:12am
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This is fantastic! The palm leaves on the top really pull it together for me. WOW!!!

Laura Condouris on Nov 1, 2011 at 7:57am
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Wow- you nailed it!

Lulu Garcia on Nov 1, 2011 at 9:10am
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WOW love it!

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Nov 1, 2011 at 9:40am
Griffinbell Paper Co.
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How fun! Love the retro look.

Melanie Severin on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:11am
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This is amazing, Nam - LOVE!!!

Yolanda Mariak Chendak on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:20am
Yolanda Mariak Chendak
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So very cool... love this.

Wendy Van Ryn on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:39am
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Hey, it reminds me of Frankie and Annette from the old beach movies which I used to *love* watching as a kid :-) Awesome :-)

Paper Dahlia on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:23am
Paper Dahlia
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So perfect for a beach/resort wedding!

Stacey Meacham on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:49am
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Pretty awesome.

Shari Margolin on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:52pm
Shari Margolin
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This is super fun! Great layout, type, texture, colors - everything.

Studio Blixa 6 on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:18pm
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awesome and totally hilarious and elegant all at the same time.

paper rose on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:25pm
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Amazing!! Super fun for a beach celebration!

Gakemi Art+Design on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:30pm
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Thank you ladies for your comments! @ Pixelpackinmama - yes!!! I grew up watching Beach Blanket Bingo with Annette and Frankie, Sandra Dee, Elvis Presley in Blue Hawaii. Love musical era and btw I'm beach bride all the way if I were to go back...

Amber Barkley on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:07pm
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This is awesome... Nice job!

Naushin Azim on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:26pm
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Very cool!

Debb W on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:46pm
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Too cool!

nocciola design on Nov 2, 2011 at 5:56am
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another winner, it's wonderful and fun too. go retro!

Sharon Rowan on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:56am
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This is awesome, I love it!

The Occasional Hello on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:22am
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very nicely done!

Sincerely Jackie on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:48am
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Wow! This is so unique! I love it!

AJCreative on Nov 2, 2011 at 2:45pm
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LOVE it!

That Girl Press on Nov 3, 2011 at 7:24am
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Gorgeous!

Frooted Design on Nov 4, 2011 at 11:45am
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you did a fabulous job on this one! love it

Britt Clendenen on Nov 4, 2011 at 12:57pm
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pretty vintage appeal!

Tereza Šašinková Lukášová on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:24am
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very good job, fonts and palms,... all fits together... I like it... It is good model for the poster...

Ana Gonzalez on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:21pm
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

beth perry DESIGN on Nov 13, 2011 at 4:29pm
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So much fun! Loving the vintage poster feel and those sweet twinkly stars.

Bonjour Paper on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:37pm
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Totally cool Nam ! Congrats !!!!

guess what? on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:48pm
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Congratulations, Nam! Totally love this! :)

Susan Asbill on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:49pm
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Retro fabulous! Congrats on the big win!

Yolanda Mariak Chendak on Jan 17, 2012 at 7:06pm
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Congratulations Nam! This is truly a beautiful design!

Sandy Pons on Jan 17, 2012 at 7:21pm
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Congrats Nam! So happy for ! Everything you design is so lovely!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jan 17, 2012 at 7:33pm
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Congrats on your win, Nam - of course, this was a winner!

GeekInk Design on Jan 17, 2012 at 7:38pm
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Well deserved win!! Congrats!

Britt Clendenen on Jan 17, 2012 at 9:01pm
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Congrats on your win Nam, such an awesome illustration!

Jana Volfova on Jan 17, 2012 at 10:11pm
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Congrats Nam! Such a fun, well done design. :)

Paper Dahlia on Jan 18, 2012 at 12:42am
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Yay! Congrats, Nam!!

cadence paige design on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:46am
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Congrats, Nam! Stunning!

Cheer Up Press on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:02am
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congrats on your win!

Snow and Ivy on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:31am
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Congrats Nam!! This is such a beautiful design - I love all of the details!

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:53am
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Big congrats, Nam!

Gakemi Art+Design on Jan 18, 2012 at 11:13am
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Thank you everyone for the congrats!

Olivia Raufman on Jan 18, 2012 at 12:33pm
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Congrats on your win! This was one of my absolute faves.

Lehan Veenker on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:26pm
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Congrats on your win, Nam!

Artsy Canvas Girl Designs on Jan 19, 2012 at 4:39am
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Congratulations! Really love your design!

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