If you’re looking to wow your guests with your wedding invitations, there are many local businesses in Nashville that specialize in custom stationery. Invitations are usually the first time guests will get an idea of what’s to come for your wedding, so customizing them to fit your personality, wedding style, and color scheme can be a really fun way to showcase your big day.
Here are some of our top Nashville creatives with an eye for design and detail who will make you the most stunning invitation suite.
White Ink Calligraphy
Easily one of the most popular calligraphers in town, Claire of White Ink Calligraphy truly customizes every invitation suite to fit the bride’s vision and style. All of the decorative handwriting and lettering is done by her, right here in Nashville. Her process includes a consultation, contract proposal, design with three rounds of revisions, then production and delivery. And if you’re looking to keep things cohesive throughout your entire wedding, she also does signage! From seating charts to table numbers, event signs and custom pieces, Claire can really do it all. She’ll even write your vows in the most stunning calligraphy as a keepsake for you and your partner.
The Dotted Line
A luxury boutique paperie, The Dotted Line creates entirely custom paper goods for life’s celebrations, including wedding suites, menus, wedding day detail cards, and even stationery. They pride themselves on their “concierge model,” meaning they meet you when and where convenient (even online!), will deliver your paper goods if you can’t pick them up, and you can even place an order online at any time with their easy online templates.
Dear Addie Fine Stationery
With a design team and full service print shop, Dear Addie Fine Stationery works closely with their clients to understand and capture their vision. They believe personal stationery makes a lasting impression, so their mission is to blend meaningful messages and elegant paper with a Southern style. Below is an invitation suite they did for one of our couples here at Cherokee Dock!
Tenn Hens Design
Tenn Henns is a graphic design firm that specializes in unique paper goods and wedding invitation suites. They’re known for their hand-drawn illustrations and being hands-on with every single detail of their work! Tenn Henns will handle assembly, coordinating calligraphy, and finalizing everything so your invitations are ready for post office. They can also help work with you on incorporating your custom designs into other aspects of your wedding!
Design, illustration, and calligraphy— Fanciful Ink can do it all. Laurie, the sole owner and designer, loves being able to combine her artistry and attention to detail to create one-of-a-kind stationery that reflects your personality and the style of your event. Looking at her portfolio shows you just how true that is! It’s full of unique, custom invitation suites in an array of styles and colors—perfectly matched to her clients’ vision.
Val Cole Calligraphy
Val Cole is a Nashville calligrapher with over 20 years of experience. Her clientele has grown to include calligraphy for high-profile fundraisers and events, such as the Swan Ball and Frist Gala. Val works with local stationers to create full invitation suites for your big day, from envelopes to name cards. She’s known for her traditional script and modern techniques.
These are just a few of our favorite top custom stationery businesses in the city, but there are many more to choose from! At the end of the day, they all make beautiful paper goods and will create an invitation suite or signage that perfectly aligns with you and your vision.