I have managed to find the time to play with paper. My friend Princess Mary is marrying her Danish prince and has asked me to make the wedding invitations. As is always the way, when it comes time to sit down and come up with something for a particular occasion , I can only ever think of one or two options. I guess its because that particular look is what I like at the time. Then I just have to cross my fingers and hope that the other person happens to like it too.
These two styles are essentially the same, but one has a curve cut into it. I wanted a curve to represent the elegant line of a bride's dress. I suppose that would have been better represented by a convex curve - but when I tried that all I could see was a suggestion that this was a shotgun wedding.
Anyway, Princess Mary wanted some kind of "typical" wedding colours, hence the green and ivory, and I wanted to do something to reflect the fact that the groom is Danish (the red, though looking more pink here, hmmm - well, those Danes are notoriously open-minded) and that the wedding is happening in the Lavender Courtyard at the Hyatt Hotel, so the red/pink and lavender.
I'm seeing her later today so she can decide for herself. For the record, everyone I've shown these to likes the straight green card with the rectangle on the front. I wonder which she'll pick? Which do you like? (Click on the pictures for a closer look.)