by: Lauren

Well friends, Stationery Week is coming to an end, but if you know me at all, I can’t just end it without doing *something* special!

First off, Simply Designed created this incredibly helpful stationery overview graphic for you all, just in case you forget about what is needed for your wedding stationery. It includes the basic elements you need for a stationery suite, as well as a checklist! Be sure to save it and refer back to it whenever you need to! And now, scroll down for the next surprise…

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And now for the SUPER fun surprise! No wedding invitation is complete without addressed envelopes, right? Well I’m a big fan of having invitation envelopes beautifully adorned by amazing calligraphy, and I have a little something for all of you!

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Lucky for us, Joelle of A Charming Occasion (you might recognize her as one of the contributors here on ELD) specializes in two gorgeous styles of calligraphy, including a more modern, whimsical style and a traditional calligraphy style. Well friends, Joelle is offering one lucky ELD reader a $150 calligraphy credit! The winner can use this credit for any item that Joelle offers, including place cards, envelopes, signs, certificates, or table numbers. You can enter to win via the options below. Good luck, and happy Stationery Week everyone! :)

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UPDATE as of 8/31/12: This giveaway is now closed- congrats to the winner, Megan! Megan, you will be receiving an email from me! :) If you entered the giveaway and would still like to work with A Charming Occasion Calligraphy, Joelle is offering you all a special discount of 10% off her calligraphy services! If you would like to take advantage of this discount, when you message Joelle on Etsy for your order, just mention to her that you heard about her here on ELD! :) 

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Lauren Grove is the editor and owner of Every Last Detail. A clueless bride-turned-wedding planner, Lauren uses her experiences and knowledge to educate and inspire brides all over the world.

54 responses to A Stationery Overview + Calligraphy Giveaway!

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  1. Ashley

    I would love to have calligraphy on my envelopes. joelle’s work is beautiful!

  2. Liz

    I’m already married so I would probably use this for our Christmas cards we are mailing out this year :) I love the playful style of hers!

  3. Trena

    I’d love to be able to use her amazing skills on our invitations! Crossing my fingers! :)

  4. Ashley

    I would use this either on table cards or signs! Joelle’s writing is BEAUTIFUL!

  5. Victoria C

    I would love to win this to have her beautiful calligraphy help me at my wedding in April! I’m not sure what I need yet, but I know I love calligraphy!

  6. Chelsea

    I would love to use the calligraphy on my invitation envelopes! I would like to win because it looks so much more personal than type!

  7. April

    I love that calligraphy, it’s so cute! Would be perfect for my wedding.

  8. Zoe

    i would love some day-of signs!

  9. Giselle McInnis

    Great giveaway! I would use it towards my place cards if I was the lucky winner!

  10. Allie

    Beautiful calligraphy! I like how it’s slightly whimsical. I’d love to have the money for calligraphy- i want to hand address mine, but my handwriting is sadly far below par.

  11. Pamela Hughes

    I love the whimsical style calligraphy. I would absolutely love to win so I could get the custom place cards. Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. Christy

    Beautiful statkionary. Wonderful!!!

  13. Jeannie

    Calligraphy is amazingly beautiful!! I would love to surprise my guest with valet tags…its such a unique detail. Thank you for the giveaway! Keeping my fingers crossed :)

  14. Emma

    I would love to use the calligraphy on our welcome sign. I’m DIY-ing all the invitations for the wedding, but i want a huge sign welcoming my guests to the wedding and would love to have that worked on by a professional!

  15. Emily

    I would love to win this so i could use them for calligraphy on envelopes. would be so fun for guests!

  16. Lyndi

    I would love to have the adorable place cards! My wedding is coming up quickly in two months!!

  17. Gabi

    I love all of these. It would be perfect to use for my upcoming wedding!

  18. Christy Harper

    wonderful stuff thanks for sharing :)

  19. Kaitlin Boles

    I would use this for our wedding invitations or save the dates for our wedding next year!

  20. kfloveinme

    I would love to use the calligraphy for my invitations. We’re having a destination wedding in Los Cabos and I’m trying to make everything extra special for our wonderful guest. thank you so much for a lovely giveaway!

  21. Dawn

    I would love to use the credit towards addressing my envelopes, or personalized return address labels. :-)

  22. sami

    I’d use the calligraphy as part of our thank you cards. My fiance and i are moving out of the country after the wedding. So the wedding is also a going away party. That is why the theme is vintage travel: You Mean the World to US

  23. Meagan

    I have TERRIBLE hand writing so i can’t DIY. I would use her on my invitations for my Oct. 2013 Wedding!

  24. Crystal Claire

    Oh! It’d be so nice to win this! Joelle’s calligraphy is just so beautiful!!!

  25. LaShanda

    I would love to win this for my upcoming wedding!

  26. Karen

    Love her work!

  27. meghan

    Beautiful! I’d love to use this for my wedding invitations!

  28. CupcakeCaliBride

    Oh, these are beautiful! Would love the calligraphy for invitation envelopes!

  29. Allyson

    This would be perfect for some of the signs we still have to get done, like our menus, etc.

  30. Kate Schneider

    I’d love handwritten invites. I was planning to print the envelopes and then ink over it to get the handwritten look… but how time-consuming! :)

  31. Darlene

    I would love to use the calligraphy on my sasve the date or invitations. they’re absolutely beautiful!

  32. Laura L

    Thanks so much for the chart, it’s super helpful! And Joelle’s calligraphy is beautiful, I’d love to have her leave her mark on my stationery.

  33. Megan M

    I am not sure which i would use this calligraphy on, probably envelopes! Thank-you so much

  34. megan

    i think calligraphy adds the perfect personal touch to any piece!

  35. Lena

    I would love to have calligraphy on my invitation envelopes!

  36. Brittney Creech

    Seeing as I’m getting married next year, I think it would be awesome to win this. I love Joelle’s work!

  37. Meghan

    i have the worst handwriting ever so this would be awesome to win!

  38. Katie Peterson

    I love how unique and fun this calligraphy is! I am getting married next spring and think this would be a fabulous addition to my nautical invitations and escort cards!

  39. ashley p

    I love those place cards! so amazing!

  40. Mary C

    I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to be able to have calligraphy on my invitation envelopes rather than my seriously lacking handwriting…

  41. Alyssa M

    I would definitely use it for envelopes. I ordered a Calligraphy kit to try and learn how to address them myself, but I quickly realized that calligraphy and my horrible handwriting do not mix. i LOVE the look of her calligraphy and would be honored to win!!!!

  42. Cassie

    i’d like them on our envelopes for our small ceremony!

  43. ShandaK

    I would love to use the calligraphy for my table numbers, seating chart, and food cards for the reception!

  44. Sara

    I would be using Joelle’s Calligraphy to address the invitations for my wedding. I think it would really set the tone for the rest of the wedding by having beautiful lettering. I have been coveting her work since before I even became engaged. This would be wonderful!!!!

  45. Julia

    I would Love to have her address all of my envelopes for my invitations! She is so talented! her modern style will fit perfectly with the style of my wedding!! :)

  46. Caitlin

    This calligraphy is amazing. i would love to win the contest!

  47. Shyda

    Help a bride out! I would def be able to use these win for my placecards!!! I’ve been crafting so much, so winning will give my hands a break while still assuring that it looks handmade!

  48. Alexandria

    I would use the calligraphy on the envelopes.

  49. Kristyn M

    I love Joelle’s work! I would definitely use it for the addresses on our wedding invites!

  50. Sarah G

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway! I’m really hoping to win!!

  51. Nicki

    I would DIE to have this traditional calligraphy on a buffet menu and my wedding envelopes. eeek! so excited!!!

  52. re morgan

    i’d use these for our anniv party

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