bridal shower invitations - elegant bride

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comments from lori:

The details of Andrea and Fernando’s wedding sound very elegant, so I created a more formal invitation to carry that theme of elegance through to their shower. I pulled the color palette from part of the wedding details - "white drapery and silver chandeliers".


bridal shower invitations, elegant

colors shown:

silver, white, black, bisque


geosans light and gatsby

design inspired by:

Andrea and Fernando

submitted on:

Jun 27 2008

average score:




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Alex on Jul 1, 2008 at 5:51pm edit delete

i love the font choice

Alex on Jul 1, 2008 at 9:46pm edit delete

I wonder what it would it look like with some color on the bride? I like the idea of black and white, but at the same time I wouldn't want it to come out looking like something that came out of a laser printer.

lori on Jul 2, 2008 at 8:38am edit delete

Thanks for the suggestion Alex. I tried it, and I think I like it better than the original b&w. I also changed the background color from black to silver because it looked a little too heavy after I added color to the bride. Let me know what you think . . . and thanks again!

Alex on Jul 2, 2008 at 10:37am edit delete

I like the figure much better, but I do like the formality (and contrast) of the black. Did you try a charcoal? It would help the text show up a little better, and it may print a little better. Silver would look really nice if it was a metallic ink, but that is not possible at this point.

Jessica on Jul 2, 2008 at 10:38am edit delete

That made a big difference! Looks a lot more elegant now. I like. The only thing for me is maybe a little more contrast between the background and type? I might just have bad eyes though! :)

Laura on Jul 7, 2008 at 12:31pm edit delete

very simple and sweet.

lori on Jul 8, 2008 at 11:18am edit delete

Alex, Jessica, Laura - thank you for your comments and suggestions! I darkened the background a bit to add contrast for better readability, and I also tried it with a darker charcoal and black background. I like the drama of the darker background, but I really like the elegance of the white on silver gray, so I darkened it just enough for the text to be more readable. Thanks again guys!

Linda on Jul 10, 2008 at 9:24am edit delete

very nice.

lori on Jul 13, 2008 at 1:32am edit delete

Hey Alex, I decided to take your advice and change it back to black. I think I like the formality and contrast, as well. Thanks so much for your invaluable input. I think all the designers are very appreciative of your thoughts and suggestions!

joseph on Jul 19, 2008 at 2:52am edit delete

This design gives off a feeling of anticipation. The positioning of the subject is very symbolic of a bride-to-be, who is about to embark on a new chapter in her life. The concept is strong and concise - elegantly done. I also appreciate the framing created by the subjects dress, the text, and scroll work. The resulting organic shape, leads the eye well, through the design.

Carol on Jul 20, 2008 at 2:48am edit delete

Great job, Lori. Beautiful and elegant.

Jodie on Jul 21, 2008 at 3:53pm edit delete

this is so stunning! one of my faves so far! :) good luck!

lori on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:33am edit delete

Thank you so much for all the nice comments - I really appreciate it :)