(Closed) Calligraphy style

posted 10 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
398 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

Um, I am not sure what kind of calligraphy styles there are, but I hand addressed all of my invitations in a style similar to Edwardian Script.

Post # 4
26 posts
  • Wedding: December 1969

I think Im using Shelly. It has three different styles:)

Post # 5
95 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2008

I kept is simple and believe it or not, one of our envelopes was returned for being illegible! I love the Standard style from Minted.com because it fit our mood and didn’t seem too fancy or old fashioned.  http://perfectbound.blogspot.com/2008/08/our-invitations-envelopes-calligraphy.html


Minted is a great source for beautiful and reliable calligrapahy. See all of their styles online at http://www.minted.com/calligraphy. And plan well in advance. Minted delivered my envelopes with out any problems what so ever but not everyone is as reliable. You don’t want to be delayed in getting your invites out because you are waiting to get them back from the calligrapher. 

Post # 6
6 posts

I’ve been a professional calligrapher for 35 years and the most common 2 lettering styles are coopperplate and italic. It is not necessary (and actually impossible) to exactly mimic a computer font since they are carefully lettered by hand.

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