(Closed) Calligraphy on invitations and envelopes – how perfect is it supposed to be?

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
857 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I would contact the calligrapher and sit down and show her the things you’re unahppy with. She can either redo them (at her expense, rushed) or give you a discount. Since you’re a month out, you’re not left with many options, but it would be worth it to talk to her. 

Post # 4
2716 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I might talk to her and ask for a discount since it wasn’t you wanted.  But given the time crunch I don’t think I’d ask her to redo them.  Honestly, I don’t think many people pay that much attention to the outer envelope nor do I think they would judge you if it were slightly crooked.  Do you have picture we can see?  It might actually be that bad.

Post # 5
790 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I would be bummed if I paid someone to do calligraphy and the lines were crooked, but as a guest I wouldn’t think twice about a crooked zip code. I just finished doing fauxligraphy on my invitations and while I’m happy with them they’re clearly handwritten, you know? They don’t look like they could have been printed on a printer, but that’s both the beauty and the curse of handwriting. Smile Anyway, go ahead and send them out and do not worry about it!

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