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You have been waiting for it and it finally came. He popped the big question and you said yes. Now, you are looking at ways to get your wedding planning off to a great start and you know you have to do something very special with your invitations. There is absolutely nothing that is going to be more special than hiring a professional calligrapher hand write each invitation and envelope. There is more than one reason to make sure you do this. One of the major ones is time. A wedding has a lot of moving parts to keep up with and it will consume your time and thoughts. It is so easy to be overwhelmed. A lot of people try to go the DIY route when it comes to their invitations and envelopes. Believe us when we tell you that this has been the cause of more regret than any other factor. The amount of time that you will spend on them will border on the ludicrous. The less you can have on your shoulders, the better. You need to delegate. You will enjoy this phase of your live much more and you will be a lot less stressed. Give it a try. Let this guide lead you to the place you need to go. And when you see those beautifully written invitations and envelopes, you will know that you did the right thing.

Calligraphy is one of those small details that will make such a huge impact on your wedding. With that being said, you need to make sure that that small detail is accomplished in a very high quality way. To make sure of this, you have to find some artists that are very adept at the ancient art of calligraphy. Start your search by having a discussion with your friends, family, and coworkers. Maybe someone you know has hired a professional calligrapher in the past and received some phenomenal work. If that is the case, be sure to make a note of that artist. Something else that you want to make sure and do is harness the power of the world wide web. Do a Google search for “calligraphers in the Los Angeles area.” This search should give you a number of potential candidates to check into. Pay particular attention to their online portfolio. If you have hired any of your wedding vendors, they can also be an excellent source of information. Next, you should start going through your list and setting up some face to face interviews.

After you have finished with the pleasantries, it will be time to get down to business. How much experience the candidate has is extremely important..Calligraphy take a tremendous amount of practice to be proficient. Have them show you their portfolio of past work. Have them comment on the possibilities. Do you need to choose from their character sets? What is the standard turnaround time? They will ask you about how many guests will be coming to your wedding. Provide them with the number and based on that number, how much will their services cost you? What if you need your order rushed? If they provide services like stamping, sealing, and stuffing envelopes, we urge you to take advantage of this. Will they correct mistakes for free? They should. Sometimes it happens naturally, sometimes it is more analytical, but however it happens, you should have gravitated to a specific candidate throughout this search process. Hire them.