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11 ways CALLIGRAPHY can make your wedding reception a whole lot more gorgeous

11 ways CALLIGRAPHY can make your wedding reception a whole lot more gorgeous


Published 27th Jul 2016

It's endlessly popular right now - so here's how to add pretty brush-lettering and calligraphy to your celebration...

 

Start early by sending out gorgeous calligraphy-themed save-the-dates and invites.

Feeling brave? Try making them by hand! (Not feeling quite so brave? Check out NotOnTheHighStreet or Etsy for oodles of ideas!)

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As soon as guests arrive at your venue...

...Greet them with a gorgeous sign, whether it's a simple welcome to the wedding, or a romantic quote that sets the tone for the celebration ahead. 

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Adorn your aisle with calligraphy.

Whether it's a timeline of your relationship, or an extract from a mutual favourite book or film, walk down the aisle to the words you hold close to your heart.

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Complete the look with a  stunning calligraphy backdrop.

The perfect setting to say your 'I do's in front of.

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When it comes to your table plan, don't be intimidated by the amount of text involved.

Whether you're doing it yourself or commissioning a professional - it will be possible! 

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Cute place settings will help your guests find their seats in elegant style.

And there are SO many ways to do it!

See more of Rebekah and Derric's wedding here; image: Michael & Carina Photography 

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It doesn't have to end there with your tables.

Table numbers and sweet napkin decorations will complete the look! 

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And why not consider something like this in place of a traditional tablecentre?

 

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A handpainted wedding cake is stunning enough...

...But it will mean even more if it's adorned with your favourite words. 

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For a less-fussy alternative, opt for a calligraphy-inspired cake topper instead.

At least you won't feel so bad about cutting into that...!

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And finally - the perfect backdrop for displaying your cake? 

 

A calligraphy-covered board, of course!

 

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