(Closed) Address on Invitation

posted 5 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
Member
3429 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@blondiegirl:  Are you talking about the invitation itself or the envelopes? I addressed the envelopes myself but had my invitations printed with the Venue’s  address. 

Post # 4
Hostess
12107 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

Supposedly you’re SUPPOSED to hand address every envelope – preferrably by a professional choreographer.  Personally, I think either goes – although I wouldn’t use pre-printed labels, if you’re going to print the envelopes I’d print directly on them.  Most invites I’ve receieved lately have been printed not hand written

Post # 7
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1846 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I had printed my envelopes, and GASP.. I’m not a calligrapher, nor do I have any fancy handwriting. But I like the idea of hand addressing every one personally, so that’s what I did.

Post # 8
Member
2497 posts
Buzzing bee

@blondiegirl:  You’re supposed to have the address calligraphied or hand-written. IMO, calligraphy > hand-written > printed >>> labels.

Post # 10
Member
2497 posts
Buzzing bee

@blondiegirl:  Yep. Calligraphy is so expensive though that I really don’t judge anyone who handwrites their addresses.

Post # 12
Member
1113 posts
Bumble bee

I Addressed every one of ours. I’m not a calligrapher but I just have pretty nice handwriting which sufficed.

 

Post # 13
Member
3429 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I have ok handwriting, I only had 35 invitations to address and didn’t mind getting a great gel pen and addressing them.

All the envelopes I addressed are probably floating around landfills across the country by now. I wouldn’t stress too much about this OP, If you can afford a calligrapher by all means go for it, however, there is nothing wrong with hand writing them yourself:)

Post # 15
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3429 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@blondiegirl: HA!! I haven’t written cursive since school and that was a Loong time ago. I just hand printed mine they actually turned out nice:) I ordered extra envelopes just in case I made a mistake and I’m glad I did! You should be fine hand printing them. 

 

Post # 16
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1177 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Hand printing is fine. People aren’t judging your handwriting (except the post office, and then only if it’s illegible).

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