All About the Details: 3 Reasons to Hire a Calligrapher for Your Wedding

all about the details

Three Reasons to Hire a Calligrapher for Your Wedding

Your wedding is one of the most important and magical days of your life. When you dreamed about this day, you probably didn’t think (or realize) about the amount of work that goes into pulling off a dream wedding!

Food, place settings, seating arrangements, entertainment and of course the dress are just a few of the big decisions you’re faced with. As a couple, there are so many major things you will have to take care of, it is easy to overlook the small, but important details like signage, invitations, envelopes and place cards.

Alright, now take a deep breath – don’t get overwhelmed! You can hand over a lot of these small details to someone else – your wedding calligrapher!

What is a Wedding Calligrapher?

Calligraphy is the classic and timeless art of decorative handwriting and fonts. As you may have guessed, a calligrapher is the talented artist who creates decorative lettering using a pen, brush or sometimes computer software. Calligraphy makes words come to life by giving them a distinct appearance and personality.

Do you really need a calligrapher for your wedding?

Yes! Here’s why…


3 Ways Your Calligrapher Will Help on Your Special Day

Time

Creating invitations, envelopes, place cards, seating charts, and signage for your wedding can take up a lot of time and let’s face it, as a bride and groom to be, spare time is likely not something you have a lot of!

A calligrapher will work with you to ensure that these small but important details are taken care of. They will suggest elegant styles to suit your personality, theme and décor for the day and most importantly will be able to save you a ton of time by carrying out key tasks for you.  

Your calligrapher will also suggest other areas that you haven’t thought of (like cake toppers) where professional calligraphy will add a special touch to bring the day together.

 Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley - First dance song lyrics. Clear acrylic with back painted blush in ornate mirror

Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley - First dance song lyrics. Clear acrylic with back painted blush in ornate mirror

 Seating Chart designed and handlettered on 24”x48” clear acrylic, black painted dusty rose with modern floral design details

Seating Chart designed and handlettered on 24”x48” clear acrylic, black painted dusty rose with modern floral design details

Consistency

Hiring a calligrapher will give you peace of mind knowing that there is consistency in the décor throughout your day. You may not even realize how many components of your wedding feature written words and therefore would benefit from calligraphy.

At Tayne and Ashley, our calligraphy services include:

  • Wedding décor

  • Cake toppers

  • Garment hangers

  • Wedding favours

  • Gifts

  • Custom signs

  • Laser cutting and etching

  • Chalkboard, mirror and wood lettering

  • Custom rubber stamps

  • Invitation and envelope design

Finishing Touches

Customized calligraphy that is consistent across your wedding invitations, place cards, gifts, and signage is the perfect way to tie everything at your wedding together neatly. When your calligraphy is done well it will add to the beauty of your day, and if it’s not done well people will notice!

Calligraphy adds the perfect finishing touch. It brings truth to the saying that “it’s all in the details!”
At Tayne and Ashley we believe calligraphy is an integral part of your wedding day. We use our years of experience as an illustrator and a full-stack designer to make your calligraphy visions a reality. A couple ourselves, this is our labour of love! Contact us today to get started.  

 The bride and groom provided these stunning glass tiles to be used for place cards. We used pointed pen modern calligraphy to hand letter all the guests’ names onto each tile to be used as place cards at the reception.

The bride and groom provided these stunning glass tiles to be used for place cards. We used pointed pen modern calligraphy to hand letter all the guests’ names onto each tile to be used as place cards at the reception.

 The bride and groom provided these stunning glass tiles to be used for place cards. We used pointed pen modern calligraphy to hand letter all the guests’ names onto each tile to be used as place cards at the reception. These unique and custom place cards also doubled as the wedding favour with magnets attached to the back. A beautifully thoughtful keepsake to remember a special day.

The bride and groom provided these stunning glass tiles to be used for place cards. We used pointed pen modern calligraphy to hand letter all the guests’ names onto each tile to be used as place cards at the reception. These unique and custom place cards also doubled as the wedding favour with magnets attached to the back. A beautifully thoughtful keepsake to remember a special day.