What the M means on your RSVP Cards

What the M means on your RSVP Cards

As you are beginning to plan out your wedding invitation suite, your attention might be mostly on the overall look and the invitation itself.  As a formal occasion, in that guests are ‘by invitation only’, it is a two-way written conversation.  You will be...
Thank You Card Etiquette + Template

Thank You Card Etiquette + Template

Growing up, my Mom always worked hard to instill proper etiquette in me and my sister.  This included thank you cards.  There were times after birthday parties or Christmases, when the wrapping papers and ribbons had settled and the packages all opened, when the worst...
July Lettering Challenge

July Lettering Challenge

Can you believe that 2017 is half over?!  That just astonishes me so much.  I have been warned (mostly after our daughter was born) that the years will start flying by.  And I can say that I have not been disappointed in this prophecy.  But before we slide into...

Learn Your Wedding Stationery Type: Free Quiz

One of the many things about following along here with Carousel Atelier Calligraphy, is that I work hard to ensure that your wedding stationery planning process is as painless as possible.  Thus, the idea of creating a stationery quiz was born. Take Your Quiz Here! It...
Bridesmaid Guide to Calligraphy

Bridesmaid Guide to Calligraphy

Bridal shower season is rapidly approaching for the upcoming fall & winter brides.  Have you been invited to be a special part of her day by being a bride’s maid?  Did you know that you can easily incorporate calligraphy into her bridal shower, making it...
How to Utilize Name Cards & Escort Cards + Free Gift

How to Utilize Name Cards & Escort Cards + Free Gift

Weddings, the true test to your knowledge on the proper etiquette for everything from who to invite all the way to where they shall be seated.  I have tried to cover as much of the invitation and envelope etiquette as I can but today let’s focus on your wedding...
What Inspires Me

What Inspires Me

Welcome to summer!  Being that we are now solidly in June, it is probably warm where you are now and the pools across the nation are open.  Summer in Florida means that there are daily rainstorms, which can make the afternoons interesting!  But enough about the...
Romantic Southern Wedding Inspiration

Romantic Southern Wedding Inspiration

I tend to describe my calligraphy style as “romantic” and that it is a great component of a romantic wedding.  So I thought that I should better define a romantic style wedding.  I even have a Pinterest-friendly romantic inspiration mood board for you....
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight

Today, I thought that it would be nice to do an employee spotlight.  Without further ado, please meet Christine!  She is the calligrapher and artist of Carousel Atelier Calligraphy.  Scroll down to read the full interview with Christine. 1.  What is your role in...