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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.

we believe in the little details


Photograph of Pastel and Golden Wedding Invitation Suite at V.Sattui Winery Photograph of wedding wreath with bride and groom and golden calligraphy in field and with horse by Ashley Baumgartner Photograph of Blush Pink and Gold Calligraphy Placecards written by Ashley Baumgartner at V. Sattui Winery Photograph of modern wedding calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner for Soft Blue Ranch Wedding by Jenn Robirds Events Photograph of crisp clean golden industrial invitation suite with modern calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner featured on Inspired by This and The Black Tie Bride Photograph of welcome sign on mirror and cloth wedding calligraphy pieces by Ashley Baumgartner at Old Sugar Mill Photo of merci beaucoup thank you very much chalkboards for bride and groom thank you cards - modern calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner Wedding calligraphy chalkboards for dessert table, favors, and trust me you can dance alcohol sign; calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner; wedding at Amador Cellars Wooden welcome wedding sign in white modern wedding calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner covered in eucalyptus at Amador Cellars Wooden table blocks with white modern calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner at Amador Cellars Wooden wedding hashtag sign instagram sign with calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner at Amador Cellars Modern and soft wedding invitation suite on handmade paper with gold wax seal and twine at San Francisco City Hall elopement by Ashley Baumgartner Modern wedding calligraphy on cloth placecard at Old Sugar Mill and wedding calligraphy menu playlist for a Jenn Robirds Events wedding; calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner Hot pink bouganivilla spanish elopment hot pink calligraphy wedding invitaiton and elopement suite with hot pink rose petals; calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner jackie and james wedding calligraphy envelope with hot pink watercolor, pink envelope, and metallic wedding calligraphy ink; calligraphy by Ashley Baumgartner

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