birth announcements - Fairytale beginnings

Tags: birth announcements, whimsical, floral, wood, baby, initial

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Jennifer Wick
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comments from Jennifer:

A whimsically adorned initial letter is a charming way to announce your newborn!

tags:

birth announcements, whimsical, floral, wood, baby, initial

colors shown:

pale pink, blush, rose, moss green, taupe, soft blue

fonts:

Rockwell, bauer bodoni

design inspired by:

A7 Portrait Birth Announcement Photo Card

submitted on:

Jun 13 2011

average score:

3.99

comments:

60

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birth announcements - Fairytale beginnings by Jennifer Wick

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Ellis on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:59am
Ellis
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Love this! Your flowers/banner are so great.

Bethany Anderson on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:59am
Bethany Anderson
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One of my favorites! Love!

Tereza Šašinková Lukášová on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:01pm
Tereza Šašinková Lukášová
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Very nice... I liked it!

Melanie Severin on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:04pm
Melanie Severin
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Jennifer this is gorgeous! I love how you chose the perfect photo to fit the shape of the photo space too :)

Kim Dietrich Elam on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:07pm
Kim Dietrich Elam
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WOW - just beautiful! Love the initial and the name in the banner.

Olivia Raufman on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:16pm
Olivia Raufman
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Absolutely gorgeous!

Vicky Barone on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:27pm
Vicky Barone
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Love this! Great design!

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:32pm
Griffinbell Paper Co.
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Fabulous, (as always)!

Susie Allen on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:48pm
Susie Allen
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Swoon-inducing pretty!

Karen Glenn on Jun 13, 2011 at 2:25pm
Karen Glenn
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Just gorgeous, Jennifer!

Kerri Spath on Jun 13, 2011 at 2:31pm
Kerri Spath
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absolutely gorgeous, a winner for sure!

Lehan Veenker on Jun 13, 2011 at 3:21pm
Lehan Veenker
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So pretty!

Susan Brown on Jun 13, 2011 at 3:27pm
Susan Brown
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This is perfect.

24th and Dune on Jun 13, 2011 at 4:41pm
24th and Dune
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Beautiful, as always!!

Sydney Newsom on Jun 13, 2011 at 5:09pm
Sydney Newsom
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Oh my gorgeousness!

Bonjour Paper on Jun 13, 2011 at 5:44pm
Bonjour Paper
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soooo beautiful !!!!!

Jana Volfova on Jun 13, 2011 at 7:29pm
Jana Volfova
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just wow!

chocomocacino on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:17pm
chocomocacino
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love!

Becky Nimoy on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:37pm
Becky Nimoy
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wow, perfect

Amy Sheridan on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:23pm
Amy Sheridan
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Wow!! Absolutely gorgeous. Nice to see a banner used in such an original way too!

hatched prints on Jun 14, 2011 at 8:44am
hatched prints
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This is so beautiful. Great color choices and perfect illustration!

toast events + design on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:52am
toast events + design
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This is so incredibly beautiful.

toast events + design on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:53am
toast events + design
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This is so incredibly beautiful.

Dozi on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:18am
Dozi
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this is so pretty! such lovely illustrations. really like the delicate text too.

toast events + design on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:52pm
toast events + design
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This is so beautiful.

toast events + design on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:53pm
toast events + design
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(Sorry for the multiple comments -- my computer was hanging and then published all at once :)

Edub Graphic Design on Jun 14, 2011 at 5:44pm
Edub Graphic Design
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Oh so pretty! I love everything about this!

2birdstone on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:35am
2birdstone
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Absolutely lovely Jennifer!

nocciola design on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:12am
nocciola design
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love the square frame and your florals are so adorable :)

sarasponda on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:55pm
sarasponda
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I agree with Heather - totally worth four "beautiful" comments:)

Jennifer Wick on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:57pm
Jennifer Wick
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Your comments mean so much to me! Thank you Minties!!!

Crystal Ku on Jun 16, 2011 at 8:12pm
Crystal Ku
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This is gorgeous!!

Shari Margolin on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:38am
Shari Margolin
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Beautiful!

chica design on Jun 19, 2011 at 7:03pm
chica design
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gorgeous- love everything about it

Kelli Despain on Jun 20, 2011 at 10:08pm
Kelli Despain
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this is definitely one of my favorites!

campbell and co. on Jun 26, 2011 at 8:45pm
campbell and co.
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love! Love!! LOVE!!!

Alexandra Stafford on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:04am
Alexandra Stafford
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This is so beautiful! Love all of your designs.

Ana de Sousa on Jun 27, 2011 at 4:50pm
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Nice! :)

aticnomar on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:28pm
aticnomar
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i love this one! a winner for sure

Angela Marzuki on Jun 28, 2011 at 5:29am
Angela Marzuki
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Amazing! Your illustration is a bit whimsical but the design is still so elegant and clean. i love it!

Carol Fazio on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:12am
Carol Fazio
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Beautiful and not over-the-top too cute. Love it!

Smudge Design on Jun 28, 2011 at 2:37pm
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Stunning!

Carrie ONeal on Jun 28, 2011 at 10:42pm
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just lovely jen!

kelli hall on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:39pm
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so pretty

Guess What Design Studio on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:19pm
Guess What Design Studio
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So sweet! Absolutely love this! :)

That Girl Press on Jun 30, 2011 at 5:57am
That Girl Press
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stunning!

cadence paige design on Jun 30, 2011 at 10:00am
cadence paige design
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Perfection!

Sarah Brown on Jun 30, 2011 at 4:26pm
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Gorgeous!

SunnyJuly on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:14pm
SunnyJuly
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PERFECTION! your work is so stunning

Kimberly Morgan on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:42pm
Kimberly Morgan
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Big congrats to you, Jennifer! This is such a beauty!

Snow and Ivy on Aug 3, 2011 at 5:22pm
Snow and Ivy
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BIG congrats Jennifer!! This is absolutely beautiful!

Ann Gardner on Aug 3, 2011 at 5:25pm
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Congratulations on a well deserved win!

Paper Dahlia on Aug 3, 2011 at 5:54pm
Paper Dahlia
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Congrats on your win! This is beautiful!

SimpleTe Design on Aug 3, 2011 at 5:54pm
SimpleTe Design
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congrats!!! Such a beautiful design!!!

nocciola design on Aug 4, 2011 at 3:46am
nocciola design
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Congrats. on your win Jennifer!! Such a beautiful design - love it!

Carrie ONeal on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:29am
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way to go girlie!!! you rock!!

Susie Allen on Aug 4, 2011 at 7:06am
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Congratulations! Lovely work!!

Sandra Picco Design on Aug 4, 2011 at 7:07am
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Congratulations on your win!!

Amy Sheridan on Aug 4, 2011 at 7:10am
Amy Sheridan
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congratulations! this was my favorite entry!

Guess What Design Studio on Aug 13, 2011 at 2:57pm
Guess What Design Studio
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Congratulations again, Jennifer! This is soooo awesome! :)