Post # 1
So caligraphy is not in my budget, are there any alternatives for addressing save the dates and invitations that cost less but still look nice. I have fairly decent handwriting but I still want the invitations to have an elegant feel
Post # 3
Try taking an envelope, printing the address as light as you can, and tracing over it with a nice pen so it looks like you hand-wrote it, and didn’t trace it!
Post # 4
@creativeone710: I saw a tip on pinterest to print in a lovely calligraphy font in a very light grey and then go over the top in a nice black pen – a calligraphy pen would be best if you can use one! I love the tip and will definitely use it 🙂
Post # 5
I used the faux-ligraphy method noted by pps for my wedding invitations, it was easy and they came out great:
I also made wrap-around labels for my sister’s shower invites which I think looked really nice as far as printed labels go:
Post # 6
I did the trace method as well and you couldn’t tell the difference.