Cordially inviting...help with invites
- Last updated on November 22, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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My wonderful MOH and I met as graphic design majors in college... eight years after graduation she's working in the field while I'm teaching English. This means that I have an overwhelming desire to design my own invites in a professional manner and an overwhelming fear that I've probably both forgotten everything I've learned and that design programs have changed beyond recognition in the last decade.
Thank the heavens that my darling friend is willing to help a bride out! I'm just trying to keep ideas, images, and wording all together so that she isn't completely lost when I try to explain my "vision."
(all photos below came from PW photo gallery unless otherwise sourced)
pretty much what I want the outside to look like, minus the initial
I think I like this arrangement... not sure
I love this arrangement and the elegance
I think I like the flourishes here... but I'm not sure...
There is something very elegant about the organization and the flourish
(source - PW photos)
(special thanks to SanFran, who searched out many of these images)
Here's what we ended up creating:
Since I'm not changing my name, having a traditional monogram isn't going to work. Instead, here's what the talented Sarah (GTBG) came up with for us - I love them!
Here is the mock-up of my MOH first version!
Mr. and Mrs. my parents
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr. and Mrs. his parents
Friday, the eighth of July
two thousand eleven
at six o'clock in the evening
Manor House at Commonwealth
300 Tournament Drive
Horsham, PA 19044
Reception to follow
From Upper Bucks County – Take Rt. 611S to Horsham Road (Rt.463W). Make a right onto Horsham Road and follow for 2 miles, turning right onto Tournament Drive. The Manor House is the last building on the right hand side.
From I-95 – exit Woodhaven Road (Rt.63) to Rt. 1 exit (Roosevelt Blvd) to Turnpike entrance. Take PA Turnpike West to exit 343/Willow Grove. Follow Turnpike directions.
From Turnpike exit 343/Willow Grove - Take Rt. 611N (Easton Road) to left on Horsham Road (Rt. 463W). Follow for 2 miles and turn right onto Tournament Drive. The Manor House is the last building on the right hand side.
Please see our website for maps and detailed directions: laurenanddan.projectwedding.com
We have reserved __ seat(s) in your honour.
The favour of a reply is requested before May 30, 2011.
( ) accept ( ) decline
Name and meal choice:
Roulade of Chicken
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
[I figure this would make it difficult to add children or other not-invited guests]