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Old 02-27-2011, 12:16 AM
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I see what you mean and to some extent I agree with you, but I think protocol and tradition are considered more important than originality and creativity.
I love protocol and tradtion but I like creativity too, her is an example of weddings invitations tht I think would have suit them but of course that it is my taste! I had beautiful invitaitons in my wedding and now looking for my daughter birthday I found this ones, I was upset I did no find this one when I got married eventhough I had nice invitations I thoguht this ones are superb!

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Old 02-27-2011, 02:37 PM
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I for one am glad that they chose the ones they chose...
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Laurent of Belgium en Claire's invitation: http://royalehuwelijken.web-log.nl/p...uitnodigin.jpg

Charles-Philippe and Diana of Orléans' invitation: http://royalehuwelijken.web-log.nl/p...210608_huw.jpg
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Old 04-23-2011, 12:24 AM
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I see what you mean and to some extent I agree with you, but I think protocol and tradition are considered more important than originality and creativity.
Yes, protocol and tradition plays a large part. Maybe one day someone will design an invitation that conforms to protocal and tradition with a little twist.
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From what we've been seeing here, in bits and pieces, the royal invitations are made by a special engraving process that is at least a couple of centuries old. I expect it's expensive enough just to have best quality card stock. Adding furbeloes to those traditional invitations just doesn't seem right - but I keep hearing that Kate doesn't want a terribly extravagant wedding (!)

I was wondering how much professional calligraphers might charge in the U.K. to address all those invitations - it's quite expensive here. The personalized touch of writing in each invitee's name is well worth it, I think, but I doubt that those companies who cater to we common folk would find it hard to allow for such an option (the paper has to be just right - it cannot be to thin and porous).

Myself, I would have been ecstatic with the invitations that they chose.
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I personally liked William and Catherine's wedding invitations. Victoria and Daniel's, too!

Are there any pictures of Frederick and Mary's, and William-Alexander and Maxima's wedding invitations?
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