save the date cards - Nostalgic Knot

Tags: save the date cards, retro, vintage, illustration, banner, book, whimsical, rustic

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Bleu Collar Paperie
  • Minted Dec 10, 2010
  • 17 Awards
  • 779 Comments made
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A tongue-in-cheek take on the time-honored "tying the knot" idiom, designed with a throwback nod to charming vintage instruction manuals. A slightly geeky, slightly cheeky, totally whimsical and fun way to announce the big day to come.

tags:

save the date cards, retro, vintage, illustrati on, banner, book, whimsical, rustic

colors shown:

pepto pink, carnation, mauve, off white, blush, black

fonts:

la portenia, gotham, american typewriter

design inspired by:

A7 Non-Photo Card

submitted on:

Dec 27 2011

Edited on:

Jan 04 2012

average score:

3.14

comments:

3

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save the date cards - Nostalgic Knot by Bleu Collar Paperie

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Simone Klein on Jan 4, 2012 at 5:52pm
Simone Klein
  • Minted Sep 2, 2011
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That's funny... great idea :-)

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Jan 5, 2012 at 12:16pm
Griffinbell Paper Co.
  • Minted May 7, 2009
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Very nice! Like the typography and charming diagrams.

Jennifer Wick on Feb 16, 2012 at 4:39am
Jennifer Wick
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Big congrats, Jen, on the special editor's pick for this amazing design!! I'm sorry I didn't see it before. I love all of the wonderful details - your font choices, the amazing knot details and the border. Great job!!

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Bleu Collar Paperie on Jan 2, 2012 at 8:45pm
Bleu Collar Paperie
  • Minted Dec 10, 2010
  • 17 Awards
  • 779 Comments made
  • 12130 Votes cast

Ok, Minties... with or without border?? Thank you for all your kind and helpful feedback!!

Olivia Raufman on Jan 3, 2012 at 7:52am
Olivia Raufman
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Love the changes!

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Ann Gardner on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:46am
Ann Gardner
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LOVE the pink and black for this! And I like your changes.

24th and Dune on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:11pm
24th and Dune
  • Minted Sep 1, 2010
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so clever and creative!!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:31pm
Kim Dietrich Elam
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I like your changes! Looks great.

Olivia Raufman on Dec 29, 2011 at 12:33pm
Olivia Raufman
  • Minted Oct 9, 2010
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So cute! Have you tried it without the border?

guess what? on Jan 2, 2012 at 5:47am
guess what?
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LOVE this Jen!! :)

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Bleu Collar Paperie on Dec 28, 2011 at 7:53am
Bleu Collar Paperie
  • Minted Dec 10, 2010
  • 17 Awards
  • 779 Comments made
  • 12130 Votes cast

Changed up the layout a bit... any input on how to make this work better would be greatly appreciated!

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Stacey Meacham on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:33am
Stacey Meacham
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Cute and so fun. Great job.

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