Classy calligraphy


Courtesy of Acorn Arts

The invitation sets the tone for your wedding day, and the outer envelope makes the first impression. So if you're hosting a formal event at a ritzy ballroom, don't even think about printing address labels from your computer. Instead, hire a local calligrapher to address the envelopes by hand. I love the work of Harvest Crittenden of Acorn Arts, based in Howell, MI. In addition to envelope lettering, Harvest also offers a line of classic, elegant invitations. Visit to view a gallery of her work. —Allison Bean, Editorial Assistant, Brides Michigan Magazine

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