birth announcements - Elegant Scroll

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Kelly Schmidt
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This modern design features beautiful, fine line work and elegant details to show off your new bundle of joy.

tags:

birth announcements, modern, art deco, baby announcements, birth announcements, fancy, pretty, feminine

colors shown:

blush, rose, white, black, gold, foil

fonts:

Melany Lane, Trend

design inspired by:

A7 Photo Birth Announcement

submitted on:

Jan 09 2015

Edited on:

Jan 12 2015

average score:

3.32

comments:

3

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birth announcements - Elegant Scroll by Kelly Schmidt

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Kelly Schmidt on Feb 5, 2015 at 9:23am
Kelly Schmidt
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Another colourway that did well in the polls!

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Dawn Jasper on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:49am
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love all your edits! This looks fantastic!

Sam Dubeau on Jan 13, 2015 at 7:54am
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Hey Kelly! I really love your designs. Have you ever considered allowing a bit of extra padding/'breathing room' around the edges of the layout? I always feel like a bit of extra padding around all the elements in the layout can go a long way. Awesome work! It really stands out.

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Kelly Schmidt on Jan 9, 2015 at 11:34pm
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Thanks for your feedback so far! I've tried some new name layout ideas and tried to make it stand out more. It's a little tough, but let me know your thoughts on that (original name layout in B). I also spread out the black lines around the circle a touch more in D and added gold foil to the frame around the photo in a couple. The votes were really split between these two colour versions in the first poll.

curiouszhi design on Jan 10, 2015 at 7:17am
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A is my first choice. The whole thing just works beautifully on A. D's the 2nd choice. Beautiful work Kelly!

CaroleeXpressions on Jan 10, 2015 at 9:59am
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I like A. The name stands out nicely.

Lea Delaveris on Jan 10, 2015 at 10:57am
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I love C! My only little suggestion would be to make "Welcome Amelia Grace" all one size. Everything is so symmetrical that when you have the bigger name off-center, it throws things off a bit.

Ria Sharon on Jan 10, 2015 at 11:01am
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Yum! Love this one so much. Everything works together really well and the hierarchy of info is perfect.

Anne Holmquist on Jan 10, 2015 at 11:08am
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I voted A but also love C. Beautiful!

Chris Griffith on Jan 10, 2015 at 11:12am
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I like D but A is a close second.

Sarah Guse Brown on Jan 10, 2015 at 6:18pm
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I like D!

Christina Novak on Jan 10, 2015 at 7:17pm
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I like the contrast of D! Beautiful!

Phrosne Ras on Jan 11, 2015 at 7:06pm
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a

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Bethany Anderson on Jan 9, 2015 at 4:49am
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I love the contrast of both A and D. I just wish the name were more prominent in the design. I'm not sure how you would do that though. Nice design!!

Naomi Ernest on Jan 9, 2015 at 5:20am
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I'm a fan of the touch of gold in B (though I think they all work really well). I think the name fits in this one, but I'd try it with a few other photos to make sure it works well with different options. Gorgeous design, Kelly! :)

Jennifer Postorino on Jan 9, 2015 at 5:32am
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I like D. I wonder what it would look like if instead of having "we joyfully welcome" at the top you had something like "welcome cassandra so and so." Then you could take the name out of the photo. one small thing i would do is move all of the dark little swirls around the photo out a bit more away from the gold circle (think the same spacing as in the top and bottom design elements). hope this helps a little :)

Anupama on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:18am
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I like D. A will be my 2nd choice

Jan Shepherd on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:28am
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I like A. and it would look great with foil as in B. It's so elegant.

Ella Weaver on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:31am
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I like the contrast of D.

Beth Schneider on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:32am
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This is really pretty Kelly! I like B but maybe change the date etc to a different color so it's not confused as gold. Nice job!

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:32am
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A

Chasity Smith on Jan 9, 2015 at 8:55am
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I like A:)

Robin L. Andrews on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:48am
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B. I would use the gold foil. I like the lightness of the blush pink. Great design details.

Up Up Creative on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:29pm
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D popped out at me right away. Definitely D for me.

Petra Kern on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:18pm
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a for me

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