sacramento, bay area, & beyond


Picture of a wedding placecards in marigold and pink at biddle ranch. calligraphy and photography ny ashley baumgartner..

We want to make words beautiful. Simple and straightforward. The words that matter to you. Your wedding calligraphy. From the first breath of the invitation envelope to your wedding favors and more. Your seating chart, your placecards, your welcome sign. Including modern calligraphy in your wedding day can add that special touch.

Your wedding day is one of the most important, treasured moments of your time here on Earth and you want to remember it, all of the details. We want to make those details special for you and your fiance, your wedding party, and your guests. We want to add that personal, bespoke touch to your special day. We want to create art with you in mind. Your wedding day is important to us. The details are important to us. Making it special is important to us. We carefully craft custom calligraphy gifts, envelope addressing calligraphy, seating chart calligraphy, placecard calligraphy, chalkboard calligraphy, wooden sign calligraphy, backdrop calligraphy, banner calligraphy, sign calligraphy, invitation calligraphy, and more.

Below you’ll see an array of recent projects from invitation suites, to chalkboards, wooden signs, placecards, menus, playlists, and more. All of these wedding calligraphy items are custom designed to fit you, your wedding style, and your wedding budget. Many of the below items have been published on national blogs including Inspired by This, Brides, Martha Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Joy Wed, 100 Layer Cake, Black Tie Bride and locally in print. All wedding calligraphy projects are made from the heart.

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Wedding Seating Chart with Calligraphy on Individual Bud Bloom Vases; Pair of Bella Belle Shoes with bride and groom placecards at The Maples; calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner. Stunning place setting with pink floral centerpiece, modern plates and silverware, and a simple menu with calligraphy placecard and wax seal by Ashley Baumgartner. Circular acrylic menu and spring fling design in bright spring colors featured on Inspired by This by AShley Baumgartner. Circular bride and groom placecards with teal calligraphy on acrylic by Ashley Baumgartner; spring fling inspiration. Biddle Ranch Wedding Calligraphy with floral vase escort display and marigold and pink invitation suite with calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner. Photograph of pink and yellow calligraphy placecards tied with ribbon on a platter at Biddle Ranch Vineyard in San Luis Obispo; photograph and calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner. Photo of a champagne shelf escort display with calligraphy escort cards; photo of two cocktails in front of the Three on Tree SLO bus; Shot at The White Barn at Edna Valley; Calligraphy and Photography by Ashley Baumgartner. Pink acrylic bride placecard with calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner at The White Barn At Edna Valley Wedding; featured on Green Wedding Shoes. Blue and yellow tile placecards with yellow paper and calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner. Bride with Main Squeeze backdrop and hand drawn and wood cut calligraphy words at The Maples. Shot and calligraphy by AShley Baumgartner. Blue and lemon wedding invitation flatlay with lemon slices and florals at The Maples; Calligraphy, styling and photography by Ashley Baumgartner. Bride holding handmade paper calligraphy vows by Ashley Baumgartner; soft blue placecard on romantic tablesetting featured on hey wedding lady. Couple holding handmade paper calligraphy vows for their Yosemite vow renewal featured on 100 Layer Cake' Calligraphy and photography by Ashley Baumgartner

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