shower invitations - Umbrella of Advice

Tags: shower invitations, Vintage, Book, Text, Collage, Umbrella, Advice, Carrie O'Neal

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Carrie ONeal
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comments from Carrie:

An "umbrella of advice" for the mom-to-be created from the pages of a 1947 book on expectant motherhood passed down to me from my grandmother.

tags:

shower invitations, Vintage, Book, Text, Collage, Umbrella, Advice, Carrie O'Neal

colors shown:

Warm Grey

fonts:

Nelly Script, American Typewriter, Hellenic Wide

design inspired by:

5" x 7" Baby Shower

submitted on:

Feb 21 2011

Edited on:

Feb 21 2011

average score:

3.42

comments:

16

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shower invitations - Umbrella of Advice by Carrie ONeal

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Carrie ONeal on Feb 21, 2011 at 9:41am
Carrie ONeal
  • Minted Jan 17, 2010
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  • 1731 Comments made
  • 19748 Votes cast

Thanks Ann! I filled that space on the umbrella.

Jill Means on Feb 21, 2011 at 9:48am
Jill Means
  • Minted May 11, 2010
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This is the best "umbrella" design I've seen in the competition. A very fresh take on it. And I love the little bow.

nocciola design on Feb 21, 2011 at 11:56am
nocciola design
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beautiful and original - the typography is perfect and bow is too cute!!

Tickled Ink Paperie on Feb 21, 2011 at 12:24pm
Tickled Ink Paperie
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Gorgeous and unique!

Lehan Veenker on Feb 21, 2011 at 12:30pm
Lehan Veenker
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This is great! Love the umbrella!

chica design on Feb 21, 2011 at 1:16pm
chica design
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gorgeous- love the texture- and nice job with the typography

cadence paige design on Feb 21, 2011 at 2:02pm
cadence paige design
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this is fantastic! love the mix of materials!

chocomocacino on Feb 21, 2011 at 7:30pm
chocomocacino
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breath taking.. and u have the legend behind it.. very nice!

SimpleTe Design on Feb 21, 2011 at 8:31pm
SimpleTe Design
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Lovely!!

campbell and co. on Feb 22, 2011 at 8:26pm
campbell and co.
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Cute use of print in the umbrella!

Robin Ott on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:12pm
Robin Ott
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Adorable. I love your typography too!

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:31pm
Griffinbell Paper Co.
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Fun!Love how the newsprint looks in the umbrella.

Cococello on Feb 24, 2011 at 4:47pm
Cococello
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Carrie ~ I really love this. The illustration and typography work so well together.

karen boehm custom on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:58am
karen boehm custom
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really nice, love the rendering of the umbrella

Alston Wise on Mar 11, 2011 at 4:06pm
Alston Wise
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congratulations carrie! this is perfection.

cadence paige design on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:39pm
cadence paige design
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Congratulations on the judges pick! This is such a great design! :)

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Snow and Ivy on Feb 21, 2011 at 7:58am
Snow and Ivy
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LOVE this Carrie!! It is really stunning!

Ann Gardner on Feb 21, 2011 at 9:14am
Ann Gardner
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LOVE your textures, Carrie! I wish the "newspaper" type would fill the whole right tan section of the umbrella. My eye keeps going over to the empty corner space.