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PenDance Calligraphy & Engraving


How to Order

 

To inquire about availability for calligraphy or engraving services, please call us at (281) 558-7856 or toll free at (866) 476-6788. Or you can fill out a request for quote form.

Click the links below to view the information necessary to receive a quote. When you call, please have this information available.

Invitation Design | Envelope Addressing | Place Cards | Table Cards
Monogram Design | Menu Design | Bridal Book Fill-in 
Certificate Fill-in
  Certificate Design | Other Services

Wine bottles | Toasting Glasses | Cake Serving Sets | Other Items

Calligraphy Services

Envelope Addressing

  • Date of the event
  • The date you want to mail out the invitations
  • The date you can provide us with the envelopes and your complete list of attendees
  • Calligraphy style desired
  • Number of invitations you plan to send out
  • Plan to provide a minimum of 10 additional envelopes than needed for 50 or fewer addresses, or 10% more envelopes than the number of addresses, whichever is larger. 
    (NOTE: If you are unable to provide the minimum number of envelopes required, PenDance regrets that we cannot fulfill your order.)
  • What format you have the list in (handwritten, typed in Word, in spreadsheet format, etc.)
  • Type of paper you will be using (Crane, William Arthur, etc.)
  • If you will be using outer envelopes only, or both outer and inner envelopes
  • If the envelopes are fully-lined, partially-lined, or unlined
  • Color of ink required
  • If you want additional embellishment on the envelopes (either outer or inner) such as hand-painted flowers or ornamental pen flourishes

Place Cards

  • Date of the event
  • The date you need the cards returned
  • The date you can provide us with the cards and your complete list of attendees
  • Calligraphy style desired
  • Number of cards you need
  • Plan to provide a minimum of 10 additional cards than needed for 50 or fewer names, or 10% more cards than the number of names, whichever is larger.
    (NOTE: If you are unable to provide the minimum number of cards required, PenDance regrets that we cannot fulfill your order.)
  • What format you have the list in (handwritten, typed in Word, in spreadsheet format, etc.)
  • If the place cards are tent-style, or presented in an envelope (escort cards)
  • Color of ink desired

  Table Cards

  • Date of the event
  • The date you need the cards
  • The date you can provide us with the cards
  • Number of cards you need 
  • Dimensions of the cards
  • Are the cards stand-alone or will they be framed
  • Do you want just a table number, the word “Table” + the number, or the number spelled out
  • Do you want embellishments on the card be required (such as hand-painted flowers or ornamental pen flourishes)
  • Color of ink desired

Invitation Design

  • Date of the event

  • The date you need to send the design to the printer

  • Name of the printer or stationer you will be using

  • Calligraphy style desired

  • If you have an example available of a design that you like

  • Dimensions of each piece for the invitation set

  • Any special instructions provided by your stationer or printer

Monogram Design

  • The date you need to send the design to the printer
  • The letters for the design and the order you want them to appear
  • Do you want the middle letter larger (for the last name)
  • What do you plan to use it for (top of the invitation, on the menu, on napkins, etc.)
  • Dimensions and format (.gif, .bmp, .jpg) desired
  • Any special instructions provided by your stationer or printer
  • If you have an example available of a design that you like

Menu Design

  • The date you need to send the design to the printer
  • The words and layout for the design
  • Dimensions 
  • Calligraphy style desired
  • Any special instructions provided by your stationer or printer
  • If you have an example available of a design that you like

Bridal Book Fill-in

  • Date needed
  • Calligraphy style desired
  • Where you purchased the book (in case additional pages need to be ordered)
  • How many pages need to be filled in
  • How many names, dates, and other verbiage need to be filled in
  • Color of ink desired

Certificate Fill-in

  • Date needed
  • What type of certificate it is (marriage, birth, retirement, etc.)
  • Calligraphy style desired
  • Number of certificates to fill in
  • How many words per certificate
  • Color of ink desired

Certificate Design

  • Date needed
  • What type of certificate it is (marriage, birth, retirement, etc.)
  • For marriage certificates, what style is desired (traditional, contemporary, fraktur, celtic, illuminated, etc.)
  • Verbiage needed
  • Color of ink and embellishments desired
  • Calligraphy fonts desired
  • Dimensions for the certificate
  • If you have an example available of a design that you like

Other Services

If the calligraphy service you require is not listed on this page, please contact us to ask if we can be of assistance.
   

Engraving Services

Wine bottles

  • Date needed
  • Cost of each bottle
  • Number of bottles to be engraved
  • Where bottles were purchased (in case a replacement is needed)
  • The message to be engraved on each bottle
  • Engraving style - hand engraved or sandcarved
  • If you have artwork that you want engraved

Toasting Glasses

  • Date needed
  • Cost of the pair of glasses
  • Where the glasses were purchased (in case a replacement is needed)
  • Names, dates, initials, or additional words to be engraved on each glass

Cake Serving Sets

  • Date needed
  • Cost of the knife and cake server
  • Where the set was purchased (in case a replacement is needed)
  • Words, dates, initials, or additional words to be engraved on the knife and the server

Other Items

  • Date needed
  • Type of item
  • Cost of each item
  • Where the items were purchased (in case a replacement is needed)
  • Number of items to be engraved
  • The message to be engraved on each item
  • If you have artwork that you want engraved

Invitation Design | Envelope Addressing | Place Cards | Table Cards
Monogram Design | Menu Design | Bridal Book Fill-in 
Certificate Fill-in
  Certificate Design | Other Services

Wine bottles | Toasting Glasses | Cake Serving Sets | Other Items 

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PenDance Calligraphy & Engraving retains all rights to the content of this web site, as well as all calligraphy and engraving artwork we produce on behalf of our clients. Our artwork and designs may only be used for each specific job we created them for. The client, stationer, and printer agree that our artwork will not be copied, re-engineered, re-purposed, edited to create derivative works, resold, reprinted, given away, or re-used in any way that would violate our copyright.

 

PenDance Calligraphy & Engraving, L.L.C.

14027 Memorial Drive #198 (this is our UPS store address, NOT our home studio address)

Houston, TX  77079

(281) 558-7856  toll free (866) 476-6788