(Closed) To hand-address or not? That is the question!

posted 8 years ago in Paper
  • poll: How did you address your invites?
    Hand-written all the way! : (5 votes)
    24 %
    Used computer generated script for outside, hand-addressed inside : (6 votes)
    29 %
    Computer printed inside and out. : (10 votes)
    48 %
    Other.... : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Hostess
    18644 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I think having a script for the outer envelope would be perfectly fine.  Then for the inner informal envelope you can just write them out in normal writing, not fancy writing.  If that makes sense.

    Post # 4
    Member
    1801 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I don’t have the greatest handwriting, especially in cursive, so my decision to run them through the printer was easy as pie.  I say go for it!

    Post # 5
    Member
    385 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I voted to go hand written, all the way, but it really depends on how many you’ll have to do.  If it’s over 100, then definitely print out the addresses!  I’d still hand write the inner envelopes, though. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    573 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I think I’m going to print the addresses on the envelopes with a handwriting font and then trace over it….

    Post # 7
    Member
    401 posts
    Helper bee

    I have horrible handwriting so that would never be an option for me…

    Post # 8
    Member
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Waaaaaay too much time to handwrite!

     

    Plus, our wedding is super modern with very clean sans-serif fonts and lots of geometric detailing… handwriting just doesn’t fit in with the “feel” of it. But, if we were having a more traditional or rustic theme, I think I might pay someone to do fablous caligraphy…

    Post # 9
    Member
    200 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    Do you have the time to handwrite all of your invitations? To me, it seems like it would be a lot of work – I think that there are plenty of nice fonts out there and you could just use your home printer to add the addresses.

     

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