Styles of calligraphy for the wedding invitations


Besides the manner in which your wedding invitations look like, one also has to make sure that the handwriting used and all the afferent details are appropriate with the rest of the elements. This seems really easy to you, but believe us, you should look beyond and pay attention to the small details, because in some cases, these are the ones that make the difference.
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Calligraphy was considered an art: just think of the curly and waves handwriting which totally attracts the eye from the first instance. In fact, this word has as component Greek roots, which are equal to beautiful handwriting. Try to emphasize the wedding invitations also through the writing, because this is a thing that makes the difference indeed.

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Styles of calligraphy for the wedding invitations

Indeed, the type of handwriting that you decide to apply for is what can make the difference and it will add a more personal touch to your cards. If you want to make these cards special indeed, and then apply for a specialist that can write on them and the price ranges from $2 to $10. These prices are only for one wedding invitation, but believe us that it’s worth!

Don’t think that there’s only one type of handwriting that you can apply for! No, there are multiple ones and they depend on your wedding style.

We thought that it would be a great idea to share with you some of the most popular handwritings that can be used on your wedding invitations and you can surely rely on our description as to end up with something indeed interesting!

So, how about the Uncial type of writing? It is between the oldest styles, but in the same time it has a contemporary air. The most common uses were in the manuscript, all the letters having the same length and height, being caps.

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Styles of calligraphy for the wedding invitations

The Spencerian handwriting is a type of handwriting that can be dated somewhere in the 18th century. In most of the cases, this type is realized with a point pen, with thin and thick lines and different letterforms.

The Italic type of handwriting is between the most popular and you know very well how it looks like. It is indeed the ideal handwriting; most of the letters are based on the oval shape. Also, it is created with the help of a broad – tipped pen with clean lines. This style can be spread into multiple others that have slight differences among them.

The Roman handwriting is a round and clear type and it’s next to the Italic between the most known. We can admit that it’s less formal than the previously mentioned. We totally recommend this type of calligraphy for weddings that are less formal or for showers.

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Styles of calligraphy for the wedding invitations

The Copperplate handwriting is characterized through thin and thick lines, it’s a very graceful type of handwriting and it can be considered between the most difficult ones for a calligrapher. We have to admit that this one can get the most expensive between all the types and it also has multiple variations.

The London handwriting is based on the Spencerian style; it’s highly readable, formal and classic in a beautiful manner. If you want a sophisticated wedding, then this is definitely the style you need to choose!

In case you do not know where you can find a calligrapher to create the design of your wedding invitations, then you certainly need to browse on the internet, but the person engaged with printing these has to have a clue about a person who does such things. Think of how much time does he/she need to write on the wedding invitations if there are about 100 guests: up to two weeks! Also, the period in which you decide to send the wedding invitations is really important, because it can happen for him/her not to have a full schedule and you wouldn’t want that, would you?

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Styles of calligraphy for the wedding invitations

The calligrapher will need all the dates and information, make sure you write it right and read it as many times as possible, in order to know whether or not there are mistakes, because you wouldn’t want a wrong address on all of these, would you?

When you receive the final product under the hands of the calligrapher you have to make sure that you check the envelope and the invitation twice. You have to pay attention to such details and believe us that they’re important indeed!