bridal shower invitations - Paris Nouveau

Tags: bridal shower invitations, Paris, Bridal Shower, Art Nouveau, Purple, Green, Ivory

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About Phyllis

Sweet Paper Studio
  • Minted Apr 25, 2008
  • 3 Awards
  • 388 Votes cast

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comments from Phyllis:

I used classic vintage Parisian posters as my inspiration for Claudette's shower invitation. I knew she wanted something Art Deco inspired, but I also didn't want it to look dated. Strong colors with a mix old and new typefaces give this shower invite a nice punch!


bridal shower invitations, Paris, Bridal Shower, Art Nouveau, Purple, Green, Ivory

colors shown:

Plum, Sage Green, Cream


MetaBook, Bauer Bodoni

design inspired by:

Claudette and Justin

submitted on:

Jul 12 2008

average score:




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rating closed
final average score: 2.92
bridal shower invitations - Paris Nouveau by Sweet Paper Studio


Alex on Jul 13, 2008 at 12:26am edit delete

This is really pretty. I love the Art Nouveux elements. I am not sure it needs the Eiffel Tower. It doesn't detract here, necessarily, but if someone wanted to use this design without the tower, it would certainly stand on its own.

Claudette on Jul 13, 2008 at 9:19am edit delete

I agree with Alex - I could actually do without the Tower. The rest of the invite is so lovely and interesting that it isn't needed. I really love the plum - that's my favorite jewel tone!

Phyllis on Jul 13, 2008 at 11:58am edit delete

Thanks for the feedback =)! I took off the Tower and you're right, the design stands quite well on its own.

Andrea on Jul 14, 2008 at 6:46am edit delete

i agree! this looks very bold and pretty

Alex on Jul 16, 2008 at 5:25pm edit delete

Fantastic --> 5

zachary on Jul 16, 2008 at 8:45pm edit delete

I dig this.

Katy on Jul 17, 2008 at 9:53am edit delete

I think the purple is great - not sold on the cream border

Alaina on Jul 18, 2008 at 7:24am edit delete

This is one of my favorites. It has a great vintage feel which I love.

les on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:35am edit delete

Kool, looks i bit 3-dish

janny on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:42am edit delete

My favorite element is the subtle assymetrical motifs on the bottom. for this couple, i see how the violet color is meaningful to them with the venue named Violette. Would you consider offering other color palettes for a border audience? And perhaps another script type font for the bride's name to match the romantic motifs?

Jerry on Jul 22, 2008 at 8:08pm edit delete

Love the border decoration... er, the lower corners. (sorry for lack of technical terms) The colors are very nice, and the mix of fonts allow it to retain class and style while looking modern and up-to-date. :)

lisa on Jul 23, 2008 at 8:22pm edit delete

5! the designs are so intricate and pretty! love it!