Southern Weddings Magazine Feature – Texas Wedding Calligrapher

It is always a joy working on content to be featured in the Southern Weddings Magazine.  Those girls have a keen eye and know how to organize a thoughtful, inspirational event for southern girls to drool over for months and years.  I am particularly proud of participating in this volume because it features Texas in such a lovely way.

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Southern Fried Paper has such a talent at taking my calligraphy and giving it life on all the printed and paper products.  I cannot express what a great team we are and a joy it is to combine talents for amazing finished products.  Like these unbelievable Texas shaped chargers and the show-stopping banners :-)

We used my Hayden style for all items

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Texas Forever

Thank yous belong to:

Photographer: Kristen Kilpatrick Photography | Film Processing: PhotoVision | Designer, Stylist, Props, and Florals: Without Wax, Katy | Venue: Star Hill Ranch | Caterer: Pink Avocado | Cake: Polkadots Cupcake Factory | Paper Goods and Fabric Signage: Southern Fried Paper | Calligraphy: The Left Handed Calligrapher | Hair Stylist: Andrea Juarez | Makeup Artist: Makenzi Laine | Rentals: Loot Vintage Rentals | Pewter China: Match | Bride’s Gown: “Indigo” by Modern Trousseau | Veil: BHLDN | Bridesmaid Dresses: Eva Franco for | Ties: Noose Neckwear | Pocket Watch: RC Personalized Gifts

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Texas Fall Ballroom Wedding Reception – Dallas Calligrapher

Wrapping up this trip down memory lane, I could not leave without sharing one of my favorite projects.  Super fun and functional – stir sticks!  We chose to etch the monogram and wedding date on these and they turned out great!  Plus they looked wonderful during cocktail hour :-)

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laser etched calligraphy stir sticks

The fabulous cake.

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cake by Panini

And the top of the cake with the custom laser cut monogrammed cake topper with the new couple’s monogram.

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monogram acrylic cake topper

Finally, they did give out delicious cookies to all guests and were sitting on the tables.  Each box had a thank you tag and custom packaging with the new monogram and flavors.


Dallas Wedding Calligrapher – Fall Ballroom Wedding

My sister hosted a lovely reception in the Crescent Club at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel, Dallas. This warm and inviting space called for intimacy at the tables. At time for friends and family. So the florals were kept low so guests could chat with each other and the candles were abundant.

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fall wedding reception

This “table number” for the head table was actually the couples new monogram. Such a fun idea.  Floral by Bella Flora Dallas.

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calligraphy table numbers

All the menus were original hand calligraphy in silver ink on blue paper. The corner notches carried the details from the invitation over. We used my zanner hand for all the calligraphy details.

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All photos by Perez Photography.

Dallas Wedding Calligrapher – Texas Fall Ballroom Wedding

Next up to share are my sisters invitations.  We letterpress printed these in blue ink using my zanner hand.  They were the classic folded style with a fun architectural detail on the outside.

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photo by Perez Weddings

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letterpress wedding invitation

I also completed really lovely calligraphy envelope addressing in a matching blue ink and my zanner hand.

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calligraphy envelope addressing


Dallas Ballroom Wedding – Dallas Wedding Calligrapher

Happy Anniversary to my little sister!  Since I have yet to share the photos and all her beautiful stationery, I thought this week would be the perfect time to show off all her gorgeous details.

First up! The save the dates and pre-party invitations!  We used the Dylan hand paired with an engagement photo and created some colorful save the dates!

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calligraphy photo save the dates

Then we had a couples wedding shower to stock the bar.  This one was fun in my mitty hand to make it really modern and young feeling.

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Finally, We had to have a bachelorette invitation.  The main word was in my Dylan hand with a little silver added for some sparkle.  The envelopes were black with silver lettering and confetti was put in the envelope so it was a party ready to be opened.  The schedule of events was included as well so all the girls invited could make appropriate plans.

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handwritten party invitation



Calligraphy Wedding Monogram – Pennsylvania Wedding Calligrapher

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with an amazing bride out of Pennsylvania.  She opted for an amazing calligraphy wedding invitation, menu, program and more (photos to come!) – but I wanted to share today her gorgeous stationery suite of thank you note cards.  This bride really knows the importance of the handwritten note and ordered 2 versions of her monogrammed notes!

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day of wedding stationery

And just for fun, a little behind the scenes of my assembly desk getting her other day of wedding stationery counted and packaged!

Calligraphy Seating Cards – New York and Dallas Calligrapher

Leaves have been a trend this year for calligraphy seating cards and they can be done so many different ways!  I think that white looks best on the green to provide the most contrast and easiest to ready when the mass of people enter the reception space.  This first one we did tall capital letters to keep a modern and clean look for this fun mitzvah celebration.  These were pinned onto golden apples to show people to their seats.  Lovely!

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modern mitzvah stationery


white and green escort card calligraphy on leaves

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This second set were handing from a floral tree (how marvelous) for a wedding reception.  They were folded to provide dimension but it was important that we keep everything on one side for this project.  So we used my zanner calligraphy hand in white ink and put the name and table number on the same side.  Let me tell you – this was tiny writing when we started getting 2 full names on these.  Since this was a large wedding, the tree was really full with all the beautiful leaves!



Fun Gift Tags for 50th Birthday Party – New Orleans, Louisiana Event Calligrapher

I am so lucky to have amazing return clients.  This wonderful client and I have been working together on her special events and parties for the past 5 years.  This time we were celebrating a 50th Birthday in New Orleans for the whole family.  I made a few gift tags for the welcome bags and they turned out splendid.  The cards were already foil stamped and edged in gold – and my gold ink in the Grace hand matched perfectly!

Dallas, Texas Wedding Calligrapher – Vow Renewal Calligraphy Envelopes

It is always and honor to be asked to work on a fellow wedding industry professionals event.  They know the best of the best and when they choose you – hip hip hooray!

This project was for a wedding husband and wife photographers vow renewal last year.  They chose such fun calligraphy for the bright pink envelopes!  My Mitty Caps hand in white ink.

Baby shower calligraphy – Dallas, Texas

sometimes I get to change it up for events other than weddings!  This fun suite, designed by Lauren Chism for Minted, was the perfect bouncing off point!  A custom calligraphy hand using custom mixed red ink.

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