baby shower invitations - Nesting

Tags: baby shower invitations, nesting, dolls, nested, matryoshka, matryoshka dolls, babushka, Russian, stacking, baby, shower, flowers, polka dots

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Annie Holmquist
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This baby shower invitation features adorable matryoshka dolls in coordinating patterns.

tags:

baby shower invitations, nesting, dolls, nested, matryoshka, matryoshka dolls, babushka, Russian, stacking, baby, shower, flowers, polka dots

colors shown:

Melon, sky, mustard

fonts:

Luella, futura

design inspired by:

A7 Non-Photo Card

submitted on:

Feb 27 2016

Edited on:

Mar 02 2016

average score:

3.46

comments:

5

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baby shower invitations - Nesting by Annie Holmquist

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2birdstone on Mar 2, 2016 at 11:45am
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So cute!

Nazia Hyder on Mar 2, 2016 at 12:20pm
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Love the changes Anne,sorry to have missed the poll.

Susan Brown on Mar 4, 2016 at 5:07am
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Could not be cuter.

Debb W on Mar 7, 2016 at 9:03am
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Hi Anne, I'm in the process of voting and this caught my eye. Wow, this is an adorable nesting doll design. I especially love your color palette and font choices, it all flows together so perfectly. Good luck!

Megan Kelso on Apr 13, 2016 at 8:28am
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love the color palette, especially the navy/mustard, and the unique concept!

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Lehan Veenker on Mar 1, 2016 at 10:02pm
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A for me. Love the added florals! :)

Christina Novak on Mar 1, 2016 at 10:12pm
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I love A!

Liz Conley on Mar 1, 2016 at 11:07pm
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I picked A - love the balance of the flowers and using text on the small doll really fits with the idea overall.

Angelene on Mar 2, 2016 at 1:57am
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Really cute design! I prefer C... I like how the registry is the last line i see, it is quite cute on the little baby in A but I think in terms of legibility it will be better remembered as the last line you see.. once again, really cute design!

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Lehan Veenker on Feb 29, 2016 at 8:18pm
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A for me. I like the more unique layout, but do agree that it might be tricky with the amount of info/spacing. Maybe you could put the reply info on the baby's belly to give you some more breathing room for info? Just a thought. :) Super cute!

Roopali on Feb 29, 2016 at 11:58pm
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A for me

curiouszhi design on Mar 1, 2016 at 12:13am
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A for me still. I really like the text overlaid over the doll

Anupama on Mar 1, 2016 at 1:32am
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I would go with b

chocomocacino on Mar 1, 2016 at 3:21am
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B is the best for me colour wise!

Lea Delaveris on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:31am
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B for me :)

Annie Montgomery on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:54am
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So cute!! I chose A because I like how bold and playful it is with the text on her apron ;)

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Christina Novak on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:05pm
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I love A! Super cute!

Agi Szabo on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:06pm
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Very cute and sweet!

Liz Conley on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:17pm
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I picked A- the text over the doll is such an unusual layout and it works so well! I've love to see the doll made just a touch smaller though so there's a bit more breathing room at the bottom.

Ann Gardner on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:36pm
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I like the type layout in C, and I think the position of the dolls looks like mom's hugging. Cute!

Bethany Anderson on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:49pm
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A!

Pine and Lark on Feb 27, 2016 at 2:54pm
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This is darling!

curiouszhi design on Feb 27, 2016 at 4:15pm
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I was torn between A and C but chose A as it's more obvious there's a mom/child vibe!

Olivia Raufman on Feb 27, 2016 at 5:55pm
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B for me! It has the clearest hierarchy to me: adorable illustration, followed by mom-to-be's name, followed by pertinent info.

Ana Sharpe on Feb 27, 2016 at 6:05pm
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I chose A but close second B. Very pretty!

Belia Simm on Feb 27, 2016 at 6:25pm
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Adorable! Going with A...I agree that the text placement there really makes a statement.

Nazia Hyder on Feb 27, 2016 at 9:22pm
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I voted A but I like C too,this is so sweet,I had a similar idea in mind :)Love the details :)

Beth Schneider on Feb 28, 2016 at 7:37am
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Adorable! B for me.

Beth Schneider on Feb 28, 2016 at 7:38am
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Actually, I changed my mind. I love the type in A! Looked too quick! ;)

Susan Moyal on Feb 28, 2016 at 9:22am
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This is adorable!! I love A

Jennifer Wick on Feb 28, 2016 at 10:53am
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So adorable! I think B is the best layout and most practical since customers tend to put a ton of info on baby shower invites :)

Katie Zimpel on Feb 29, 2016 at 8:29am
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I like B. Seems less crowded than the other two and it makes the illustration shine.

Sarah Brown on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:53am
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I like C - so adorable!!

Pistols on Feb 29, 2016 at 1:20pm
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Love A! Super unique.

Olive and Me Studios on Feb 29, 2016 at 5:30pm
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I like B. It seems more balanced and really shows off those adorable nesting dolls!

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