Learn How To Handwrite Your Own Invitations and Place Cards At the First Ever Philly Calligraphy Brunch


Before addressing those invites yourself, take a lesson from expert Christie Jones.

Just last week, we warned you about the dangers of choosing to DIY a ton of different things for your Big Day. Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for a few do-it-yourself touches if you’re the creative, crafty type, but we caution against taking on too many extra projects that, in the end, are probably better off left to the experts.

One of the projects we do hear about brides-to-be deciding to do themselves is addressing their invitations. Not only is this a significant undertaking (not to mention time consuming and possibly hand-crippling), but considering that your invitations will be the first impression your guests have of what’s to come at your wedding, it’s pretty darn important that your handwriting is on point.

Sure, you may have scoured the Interwebs in an effort to teach yourself calligraphy, but are your wedding invitations really the place to put your newfound skills to the test? We think not. Which is why we highly suggest, if you plan to address the invites yourself, that you sign up for the calligraphy brunch workshops that local graphic designer Sarah Stone will be hosting on September 6 and 7.

The three-hour course, which takes place at Stone’s Fishtown studio, will be taught by calligrapher Christie Jones of bedsidesign. Each class is limited to 15 students and includes a detailed lesson in calligraphy as well as a take home kit with all of the materials you’ll need to get started.

A light brunch of champagne cocktails, coffee, and refreshments from Federal Donuts will be served prior to the lesson, and the studio will be outfitted with décor from Magpie Vintage Rentals.

Registration ends September 3, so head on over here to save your spot.

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