wedding invitations - Watercolor Initials

Tags: wedding invitations, watercolor, initials, monogram, elegant, formal

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Megan Elgin
  • Minted Nov 14, 2010
  • 81 Comments made
  • 3881 Votes cast

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The couple's first initials displayed forever together in a beautiful watercolor background.


wedding invitations, watercolor, initials, monogram, elegant, formal

colors shown:

Green, Blue & Gray


Burgues Script & Trajan Pro

design inspired by:

A7 Non-Photo Wedding Invitation

submitted on:

Nov 10 2013

Edited on:

Nov 10 2013

average score:




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final average score: 2.58
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wedding invitations - Watercolor Initials by Megan Elgin


Megan Elgin on Nov 2, 2013 at 2:13pm
Megan Elgin
  • Minted Nov 14, 2010
  • 81 Comments made
  • 3881 Votes cast

I've adjusted the main text so everything is the same size. Is that better? Do you like it with or without the initials? I can't decide!


Brittany on Dec 5, 2013 at 6:27pm

I would order this in a pink version

Version 2 (poll) - submitted on Nov 02 2013 - hide

Jazmin B. Marquez on Nov 4, 2013 at 11:44am
Jazmin B. Marquez
  • Minted Sep 25, 2013
  • 6 Awards
  • 358 Comments made
  • 6561 Votes cast

I like A

Courtney Brady on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:02pm
Courtney Brady
  • Minted Sep 21, 2012
  • 28 Comments made
  • 1152 Votes cast

So simple and lovely without the initials. Gorgeous!

JaxRobyn on Nov 5, 2013 at 6:58am
  • Minted Apr 15, 2013
  • 2 Awards
  • 682 Comments made
  • 3490 Votes cast

I love the initials, they are so unique and add a nice touch. Minor edits, but I would move down "request your presence..." 2 points, its too close to the tail of "and". Beautiful stuff!

South City Press on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:48pm
South City Press
  • Minted Jun 11, 2013
  • 2 Awards
  • 179 Comments made
  • 5656 Votes cast

Option A is too busy, B is cleaner and simple!

Version 1 - submitted on Oct 26 2013 - hide

Hannah Chaussee on Oct 28, 2013 at 1:17pm
Hannah Chaussee
  • Minted Sep 19, 2012
  • 80 Comments made
  • 190 Votes cast

I love the watercolor with the initials! It adds a really great touch that's very on-trend. I think there's too much variety in the text though and it distracts from the main element. Perhaps have all of the information all the same size and font (except for the names and "and" and "reception to follow")?

Monica Francis on Oct 29, 2013 at 10:32am
Monica Francis
  • Minted Oct 6, 2012
  • 1 Award
  • 45 Comments made
  • 1119 Votes cast

Love the combination of fonts, and the watercolor is beautiful! The date/location information could maybe be a little more balanced (all the same size, or close to it?) - but really it is working nicely. :)

JaxRobyn on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:50am
  • Minted Apr 15, 2013
  • 2 Awards
  • 682 Comments made
  • 3490 Votes cast

The watercolors are beautiful. The A is a little hard to read, but its decorative, so it doesn't matter that much. I think you could take out the "two thousand fourteen" to achieve more balance.

Lori Wemple on Nov 1, 2013 at 2:45pm
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 426 Awards
  • 4760 Comments made
  • 11727 Votes cast

I really love the layout and watercolor effect - just a thought, have you tried removing the initials from the water color and just let it stand on it's own - I think it would give a little rest in between the copy - just my thoughts :)