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Is anyone attempting to do their own calligraphy on invitations? I wanted to pay someone to do it, but it is kinda expensive around here....

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It's really expensive around here too! Calligraphy would cost more than I want to spend on the invites themselves!!!

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I was quoted $1 an invite up to $2.25 an invite. We are ordering 200 invitations...I just don't think it's worth the extra cost. If it comes down to it, we will try the $1 and see how good she is.

 

Maybe you could make some extra money doing this! You could probably charge more in Dallas! lol

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I didn't even know there were different fonts. I thought it was a font all on its own...Sooooo.....I guess that would be a "no." ha!

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What all do they do? Just the "Mr & Mrs. Smith and family"? Or do they address the mailing envelope also? Or is it the actual invitation wording that is calligraphied?

 

I've always been curious when I see people posting about hiring a calligrapher for their stationary...

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I haven't looked into prices, but there is no way i am talented enough to do my own! My invites are going to be printed, so I would need someone to caligraphy (is that a verb?) the envelopes with name and address. Is the $1-2.25 for the name and address?

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The places I've looked at were $1-$2.25 for just the outer envelope. Around $.50 for the inner.

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