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Some inspiration and tips for your wedding calligraphy and hand lettering wedding details from Danica Butler at BPinvites.com

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Dallas Wedding Calligraphy-Custom Fonts

Posted on March 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

I am often asked if I can do other fonts besides the listed versions on my website. My answer is always the same, ABSOLUTELY! 


I give few options to make it easier to decide. But I love experimenting with different fonts! Here is one of my latest "custom fonts" that will be added to the Calligraphy Styles shortly:)




Introducing Rosemary Font-Dallas Wedding Calligraphy

Posted on February 27, 2012 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Here in the south, we sure do love our embellished calligraphy addresses! 

We have added a new font that is a more embellished version of our Citadel font. It is our Rosemary font! If you have a classic feminine style, this is definitely the font for you!


Dallas Calligraphy Letterpress-Pressing On

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Pressing on and adding new items to make your wedding even more perfect. 

I am so proud to announce that we are now offering custom calligraphy letterpress invitations for weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, etc. If there is a reason to celebrate-there's a reason for letterpress!


Take a look at some of our latest designs..

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BPinvites & Calligraphy wins Wedding Wire's Bride Choice Award 2012

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (1)

A special thank you to all of our 2011 wedding calligraphy and wedding invitation clients who reviewed us on one of the largest wedding networks, Wedding Wire. Because of all your glowing reviews, BPinvites & Calligraphy has been named a part of the top 5% of wedding professional services listed on Wedding Wire. 

Help us start off the New Year by reviewing us so we can win this award every year:)
Follow the link to leave a review!


XO, Danica

Details, my friends.

Posted on January 4, 2012 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Recently I had finished up yet another elegant wedding calligraphy order that I thought I might share. 


Who doesn't love pretty envelopes? Okay, maybe you have never noticed envelopes the way a calligrapher or post master looks at them. Envelopes can be plain and ordinary devices used to transport important documents from one place to another.  OR they could be just as stunning as what is inside the envelope. This was the case with my last order. The left side of the envelope featured a soft illustrated floral design that fit right in with nature. Bravo to couples like this who pay attention to the subtle details. If this is just the envelope, I know the actual event will be breathtaking.



xoxo, 

Danica

Think Pink

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

I always get excited to work on projects where brides aren't afraid to be bold. Recently, I finished up an order of wedding calligraphy where the bride chose a Hot Pink tone for her envelopes. 

The result was a bold, fun, statement piece that I am positive guests will be overjoyed to receive in the mail.



If you are still pondering whether you should choose color or white for your envelopes. Consider what you would enjoy receiving in the mail. 

The Salty Peanut Photography Product Shoot-Why you use a PROFESSIONAL

Posted on December 28, 2011 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (1)

After failed attempts to capture my samples with my iPhone, scanner, or camera I had decided rather than pretending I am a photographer, I need a professional. So, I enlisted the help of Bobbi from The Salty Peanut Photography to help me with some photos to put on the website. I am absolutely blown away at how she transformed my invitations and addressing samples into works of art. I can not wait to get them up on here!

Take a look at her blog to see how the shoot turned out!

http://www.thesaltypeanut.com/?p=2962


And if you are looking for a photographer based out of Madison, WI I highly recommend using The Salty Peanut Photography!!



A Peak at Danica's Design Studio

Posted on December 10, 2011 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 I am a very lucky girl to be able to work out of the comfort of my home, while still having an actual studio to lose myself in my work. Recently, I have somewhat organized my "Craft Room"  "Ultra Snazzy Design Studio" (it sounds better if you say it with a snooty accent) and captured some pictures I thought I would share. 


My precious English Bulldog, Petunia, decided to take this opportunity to enhance her modeling portfolio...



A perfect cake faux you

Posted on December 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Cakes can be so over whelming when planning your wedding, but they are such an iconic part of weddings!


There is an amazing alternative to having a traditional cake (or cupcakes for that matter)...a faux cake!


Faux cakes have a real layer for the traditional cutting and eating, but have styrofoam layers that make up the rest of the cake.

What are the advantages to having a faux cake?

More bang for your buck-you can have a larger more elaborate cake, without the large price tag.

You don't have to worry about left overs-you make just enough cake to feed everyone.

You can have multiple cakes to even display as centerpeices (as pictured below). 

What a lovely centerpeice! By Catherine of Faux Real Cakes

I think this cake is taller than I am...by Catherine of Faux Real Cakes

Hand made flowers by my very talented aunt, Catherine of Faux Real Cakes


Cakes made by Catherine of Faux Real Cakes based in Las Vegas, Nevada for the wedding of Meghan and Kalem Brock


Gone with the Windmill...

Posted on November 30, 2011 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Attention all vintage, DIY, wildflower brides:


The traditional elegant wedding is back. In 2011 you couldn't read a bridal magazine without gazing at pictures of barn weddings and crafty DIY projects to incorporate in your wedding. As 2012 approcaches the wedding industry is seeing a not-so-new trend...traditional. Brides are ditching their Hobby Lobby carts and opting for a more traditional and classic wedding. 

Where is this trend coming from? Well, either the wildflowers were way overdone (*tear*) or maybe it is the Royal Wedding that has everyone going conservative.

Either way, I am looking forward to saying farewell to strapless dresses and budget brides...let's get luxurious!


Key things to having a Royal Affair:


1. An upscale, elegant venue


2. A Conservative Dress




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