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Registration OPEN: October 18th – Calligraphy & Lettering

We're excited to announce that registration is now open for our AACWP members only Calligraphy & Lettering education class on October 18th from 6:30p-8:30p at The Laurel in Grapevine, Texas. To register, members should log in to the membership portal.

The Topic

Beautiful penmanship is all the rage in the wedding industry right now! Social media is buzzing with unique invitations, signs, wedding gifts and everything else gorgeously hand-lettered and customized for our couples. When our clients are looking for this service, we need to know how to educate them properly and direct them to the right resources. Art by Ellie is going to get us on the right track so we can expertly guide our clients. Here's what you can expect from this presentation:
  • What is Modern Calligraphy?
  • How to spot calligraphers vs. letterers vs. designers vs. novices
  • How to decipher what type of lettering style works for your bride and her budget
  • What to look for in a calligrapher, letterer, designer/stationer for your bride
  • Tips and tricks for addressing, escort cards, place cards, and seating charts
  • Enjoy a fun Sharpie "fauxligraphy" tutorial

Our Expert

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Brittni Royer at Art by Ellie handles a little bit of everything, from assisting with in-house photo shoots and social media, to teaching watercolor and calligraphy classes.

Art by Ellie is a graphic design firm specializing in custom wedding invitations and modern calligraphy, and has been serving brides worldwide from here in North Texas for over seven years.

The Venue


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This class will be hosted at The Laurel in Grapevine, Texas. The Laurel transports guests to the heart of the Texas Hill Country without ever leaving Dallas-Fort Worth. Located on over 6 acres of land and nestled next to the Cottonwood Creek green belt, this venue is the perfect setting for whatever event you may be planning.

Register now!

AACWP members, log in to your membership portal to register for this class. The course fee is $35 and you will earn one education credit for attending.
Featured photo credit: Blanca Perez



AACWP is a non-profit association primarily focusing on the education of wedding planners. Our leadership consists of current members providing support, resources, and networking for wedding planners, as well as professional development, certification, and continuing education.

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