Calligraphy is one wedding trend that is definitely here to stay. Whatever your theme, hand lettering lends such character and charm to the occasion—whether whimsical and casual, chic and trendy, or elegant and classic. Plus calligraphy can be applied to a whole array of wedding elements, from your ceremony to your reception. For inspiration, see the 10 creative examples we’re sharing below!
Personalize Your Fall Wedding Elements with Calligraphy
Be sure to click through to these blog posts and artists’ sites to see how versatile calligraphy can be. You just might get excited enough to try some hand-lettering yourself!
For the Ceremony:
1 – Wedding map – Help guests find their way to your Big Day via a whimsical hand-drawn map like this, seen via Inside Weddings.
2 – Ceremony sign – The lovely lettering by Miss B. Calligraphy and wood grain background make this just the thing for a rustic barn or country wedding.
3 – Wedding vows on a mirror – Calligraphy on mirrors seems quite popular. In this image from Janet Howard Photography, it makes a striking focal point at the ceremony.
4- Aisle runner – Make your bridal march truly meaningful with a personalized, hand-lettered runner. This stunner was made by Laura Hooper Calligraphy for an ‘urban metallic’ wedding shoot via Inspired By This.
5 – Welcome sign – Another lovely piece executed on a framed mirror, this time from Just Write Studios, sets an elegant mood for arriving guests.
6 – Wedding program – For a luxe effect, calligraphy can be printed using gold foil stamping as in this stylish program by Nico and Lala
For the Reception:
1 – Menu cards – This entire invitation suite, hand-lettered on kraft paper by Calligraphy for Weddings, exudes such a quaint charm.
4 – Cigar bar tags – Even small wedding elements like escort cards, buffet labels, and favor tags can be dressed up with calligraphy. These ones by Laura Hooper Calligraphy are tags for a cigar bar!
5 – Couple’s chair signs – Such a stylish accent for the newlyweds’ seating, seen on Mikki Platt Photography.
6 – Table numbers – Having an autumn vineyard wedding? Consider mini table numbers on wine corks, like these ones available from Southern Calligraphy on etsy.
Oh, and we mustn’t forget: there’s also calligraphy on cakes!
See our post on: Wedding Cakes with Words: A New Level in Personalization
As you can see, whether you go for the grand elements or the little details, calligraphy can certainly up the style factor of your wedding this fall!