wedding invitations - Lace & Peony

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This pretty wedding invitation features an original illustration of peonies over watercolor washes.

tags:

wedding invitations, floral wedding, flowers, white, watercolor, watercolor flowers, peonies, lace, wedding, whimsical, illustration, watercolor, drawing, field, meadow flowers, flower clusters, ink, floral wedding, outdoor wedding, illustrated wedding

colors shown:

Pink, white, red, rose, coral, blush, peach, white, gray

fonts:

Burgues, Caslon

design inspired by:

Non Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitation

submitted on:

Oct 31 2017

Edited on:

Nov 03 2017

average score:

2.98

comments:

3

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final average score: 2.98
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wedding invitations - Lace & Peony by Paper Raven Co.

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Paper Raven Co. on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:20am
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Thank you all so much for your feedback! :)

AK Graphics on Nov 3, 2017 at 12:50pm
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SO pretty!!!

Hooray Creative on Nov 5, 2017 at 7:29pm
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Love!! Well done!

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Paper Dahlia on Nov 2, 2017 at 7:55pm
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B for me... the peach is so pretty!!

Jackie Crawford on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:09pm
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AH! Peach for sure! So pretty, Erin!

Erin L. Wilson on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:12pm
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B! That peach is gorgeous!!!

Debb W on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:36pm
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Hi Erin, love the blue but the peach is adds a touch of romance to your awesome design.

Kim Dietrich Elam on Nov 2, 2017 at 11:54pm
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I voted A

lena barakat on Nov 3, 2017 at 8:30am
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You brought it back - yay! Peach for me! I totally understand the 'bore' concern. That said, a lot of brides do still love the traditional feel and type treatment too! Both are a win, but I love B. :)

Nazia Hyder on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:11am
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Love both but voted A because how novel it is & the gradual color change is just beautiful.

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Basil Design Studio on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:08pm
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A. Oh my gosh, this is stunning!

lena barakat on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:18pm
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Option A is very lovely and took my vote.. Wanted to add (sorry!) but I just saw your initial version with the peachy/rose color and really love it with your initial type treatment! It's soft and very elegant, can you submit it additionally?

Paper Raven Co. on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:28pm
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Hey Lena, I think I can...? I just felt like the Burgues/Caslon pair was getting boring to look at lol

Paula Pecevich on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:47pm
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A for me!

Melanie Kosuge on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:57pm
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I like A! The change-up in tones is unexpected and beautiful :) And I think the typefaces fit the artwork vibe as well!

Paper Dahlia on Nov 2, 2017 at 3:20pm
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I chose B because I think it looks best for voting. BUT I think this would be stunning in foil. I agree with Lena about the type... I feel like this is a bit too casual.

Ella Weaver on Nov 2, 2017 at 4:06pm
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I like a. The additional tones feel unexpected.

Nazia Hyder on Nov 2, 2017 at 5:02pm
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A definitely! This is so so so pretty!

Debb W on Nov 2, 2017 at 5:53pm
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Hi Erin, going with B, love your style! Oh, just saw the peach version. Why not add that to the poll? :)

Laura Hankins on Nov 2, 2017 at 6:31pm
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Of these I'd go with A- but I have to agree with Debb, I'm partial to the peach version as well-- it's absolutely gorgeous!!

Pixel and Hank on Nov 2, 2017 at 6:35pm
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A. The additional colors in the background give it more depth and interest.

Laura Bolter Design on Nov 2, 2017 at 7:08pm
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I voted for A, and I agree with the others about the type. Like the peach, too!

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Phrosne Ras on Oct 31, 2017 at 12:01pm
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beauty!