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#21 lhsing

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    Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:00 PM

    wow! it looks great! was it a lot of work? i was thinking about doing something similar... and was wondering if you cut everything by hand or...?

    #22 seaprincess

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      Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:13 PM

      Pretty colours! Good luck!
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      #23 Emily&Matt

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        Posted 22 July 2008 - 03:44 PM

        I think you have done a fabulous job! Love the colors! I don't think it's too much info. Not everyone uses the internet.

        #24 ashrose

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          Posted 22 July 2008 - 04:33 PM

          Wow! This thread exploded overnight. Thanks for all the comments.

          I would have used photoshop... but my laptop doesn't have it and I don't have the money to buy it again... so I just used MSFT Word (07).

          To make the background, I found a pretty textile print that I liked (from here: Indian Textile Patterns,Designs for Fashion Designers,For Housewives) and put it into word and colorized it to make it white. I really didn't think the shape looked like what I wanted, so I actually took two of the designs and manipulated them around to get a pattern that I liked. I used the freeform shape tool to draw the funky wavy shape and filed it with a gradient. I used the snipping tool in Windows Vista to do a "screen capture" and made the two in to one graphic.

          To make the boarding pass shape, I used the rounded-corner square tool and made two of them... one long and one short... and put them together. I then made a white square to temporarily hide the intersecting lines. I took another screen capture to make it one graphic and then made the white area transparent so I could put my background in it.

          There really is an easier way to do it, but I was ticked that I didn't have the right tool and did what I could using Word.

          I'll post the template shortly. The fonts that I used were Calbri and Blackjack (blackjack from dafont.com).

          #25 ashrose

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            Posted 22 July 2008 - 05:57 PM

            Here's the template. I included four versions in that document:

            1. The pink/orange background with the outline.
            2. A blank outline in case you want to use your own background.
            3. An outline with the background the brown bottom border -- as I used it.
            4. A sample (my first page) using the fonts/text boxes where I had them.

            I used two non-standard fonts that you will want to install:

            Blackjack
            Black Jack Font | dafont.com

            and

            Fleurons (for the little symbol on the side). Just pick a dingbat font you like and put a little icon in between the date/location if you choose.

            Let me know if you have any questions. I haven't printed them yet... so I will let you know how the final product turns out later. :)

            Hope that helps!



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            #26 lhsing

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              Posted 30 July 2008 - 03:47 PM

              wow - these are beautiful!

              in terms of colors, i think it would depend on which one is your primary vs. accent color. i would use your primary color for the pocket.

              #27 Kristy!

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                Posted 30 July 2008 - 04:04 PM

                My aunt and uncle are missionaries in Kenya and I know they have a terrible time accessing the internet. If you feel it's too much info for everyone (which I don't because I think the more info the better), then just send the ones with more info to the missionaries and the first two tickets to everyone else.

                They look great!

                #28 samanthag

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                  Posted 30 July 2008 - 04:18 PM

                  WoW!!!

                  They look awesome!!!

                  #29 ashrose

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                    Posted 30 July 2008 - 06:13 PM

                    As an FYI... I'm playing around with sending a STD boarding pass and passport ... I haven't yet played around with to the passport enough to know if I'll actually do it... but stay tuned. I want to give more information because we've been talking to his family and their response is "we can do a vacation in cancun cheaper than the resort"

                    ... I don't have it in my budget to pay for 50 guest passes cause they want to save 300 dollars that they will end up spending by staying at a non AI.

                    #30 dmarie17

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                      Posted 30 July 2008 - 07:04 PM

                      Those are gorgeous! Great job!




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