wedding invitations - Lenço dos namorados

Tags: wedding invitations, Lenço dos namorados, portuguese, culture, texture, color, traditions

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Ana de Sousa
  • Minted Jan 29, 2011
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A wedding invitation inspired on the "Lenços dos namorados". The "Lenço dos namorados" is a handkerchief embroidered with various motifs. It is a piece of handicraft and clothing typical of the Minho, being used by women of marriageable age. It was habit the girl in love to embroider a ​​handkerchief and hand it to her lover. The embroidered handkerchiefs could have verses, in addition to various designs, some standardized. Nowadays, the "Lenços dos namorados" is used also as a wedding theme, reminding the Portuguese traditions.

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wedding invitations, Lenço dos namorados, portuguese, culture, texture, color, traditions

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design inspired by:

A7 Photo Wedding Invitation

submitted on:

Nov 01 2011

average score:

2.98

comments:

5

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wedding invitations - Lenço dos namorados by Ana de Sousa

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Ana Gonzalez on Nov 2, 2011 at 7:07pm
Ana Gonzalez
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oh, this is adorable!!! amazing! love everything about it. Love that you took something really personal to your culture! Great job! A winner for me!

Ana de Sousa on Nov 3, 2011 at 1:15pm
Ana de Sousa
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Thank you Ana!

Carol Fazio on Nov 3, 2011 at 8:46pm
Carol Fazio
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So much fun! Love all the details!

Wendy Van Ryn on Nov 4, 2011 at 4:33pm
Wendy Van Ryn
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cool Ana!

Ana de Sousa on Nov 4, 2011 at 5:25pm
Ana de Sousa
  • Minted Jan 29, 2011
  • 58 Awards
  • 779 Comments made
  • 11016 Votes cast

Thank you ladies! ;)