graduation announcements - Sky is the Limit

Tags: graduation announcements, Sky, Goals, Graduate, Grad, Dreams, Encouragement, Big Goals, Carole Crohan

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comments from Carole:

Send your graduate off with a big celebration party, with the Sky being the Limit!

tags:

graduation announcements, Sky, Goals, Graduate, Grad, Dreams, Encouragement, Big Goals, Carole Crohan

colors shown:

Copper Foil, Navy. White

fonts:

Hand Drawn Type, Futura Cond, Monday Regular

design inspired by:

Graduation Party Invitation

submitted on:

Dec 10 2015

Edited on:

Dec 14 2015

average score:

2.07

comments:

0

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graduation announcements - Sky is the Limit by CaroleeXpressions

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CaroleeXpressions on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:35pm
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This is revised to have only the copy required for the challenge. I think it's cleaner, curved type or angled. What's your thoughts?

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Liz Conley on Dec 14, 2015 at 12:53am
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Love the way you've simplified this design! I picked A - the text is much more readable in this version and really lets your decorative phrase stand out.

Ella Weaver on Dec 14, 2015 at 6:44am
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A for me.

Erin Niehenke on Dec 14, 2015 at 7:18am
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Yay! A is much better, in my opinion!

Beth Schneider on Dec 14, 2015 at 9:02am
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A for me. Nice revisions!

Little Words Design on Dec 14, 2015 at 9:59am
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I like the text flow of A best.

Shari Margolin on Dec 14, 2015 at 1:12pm
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A for me - more readable. Have you tried having that editable copy just straight - that might be really nice!

Haley Warner on Dec 14, 2015 at 1:43pm
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I picked A, but I would probably try the personalized text straight across rather than at an angle. I would also maybe consider minimizing the tiny curly flourishes off the letters and omitting the arrow through 'sky' - I'm not sure they really add much to the design (like the ones off the top of the 'k' and 't"). I think it might look cleaner and more modern without the tiny flourishes, but it really is beautiful lettering!

Simona Camp on Dec 14, 2015 at 4:50pm
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I prefer A.

Sarah Brown on Dec 14, 2015 at 6:08pm
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Angled for me

Anupama on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:00pm
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Would go with A.

Maria Hilas Louie on Dec 14, 2015 at 10:11pm
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I chose A. The simpler type on an angle is much more readable.

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Danielle Haramut on Dec 12, 2015 at 2:36pm
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yes, i do think it's cleaner and i like the white a lot!

Erin Niehenke on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:30pm
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I think I'd go even simpler to let the "sky is the limit" stand out more! What about removing the bottom photo, and placing both lines of text at the bottom, in a straight line rather than curved? Maybe in three separate lines (name, school, class)?

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CaroleeXpressions on Dec 10, 2015 at 12:26am
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Do you like the white background verses the blue? Copper border or not?

Beth Schneider on Dec 10, 2015 at 6:30am
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Definitely the white background. I think I'd try it without the border and the text in gray/black. And the small photo is a little distracting, it takes away from the beautiful text. Maybe try the 2 photos smaller and next to each other?

Simona Camp on Dec 10, 2015 at 4:38pm
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I like that B is simplified a bit. Would love to see it in white.

Liz Conley on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:21pm
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I picked C - the white background feels more open and light to me.

Sarah Brown on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:45pm
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I like the white background in C

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