Firstly, congratulations on your upcoming wedding.  We are so happy you have chosen Babooche Calligraphy to create your wedding stationery paper goods.

We are firm believers that your wedding stationery will set the tone for your special day and we strive to create the most stunning paper goods for you.  We know that planning a wedding can sometimes be a little overwhelming as well as exciting!  At Babooche Calligraphy we ensure that every step is taken slowly and diligently to ensure every stationery requirement you put our way is met.   We are always eager to hear about your ideas and inspiration and we will combine them with ours to make your stationery dreams come true!  We simply love paper and all elements of stationery and through this passion we are sure you won’t be disappointed.

Our Style

At Babooche Calligraphy we create bespoke, fine art wedding and event stationery.   Each piece is carefully designed and hand crafted with a high quality finish.  We take inspiration from nature, organic form and texture, and antique heirlooms.

Our calligraphy style is elegant and timeless and often used in combination with beautiful typography.

The selection of papers and printing techniques used to create our stationery is what makes us different and unique and we love to explore and experiment with our designs.

We love to create designs that involve texture, playing with light and dark, colour and natural shapes or touches.  Through calligraphy writing, hand drawn illustrations, watercolour, foiling, letterpress we can always provide a high quality service and product for our clients.

Ideal Wedding Stationery Budget

We understand that all our clients have different budgets to work with for their wedding stationery.  We do like to explore design ideas and mix printing techniques to cater for most budgets.  However, please note that our clients typically spend between £1,000.00 – £2,500.00 on their wedding stationery (this typical budget includes Save The Dates, Invitations, RSVP Cards, Details Cards, On The Day Stationery Items).


Save The Dates

A Save the Date is the first item of stationery that is sent to guests to inform your guests you are getting married and when that all important date is!  It’s an opportunity to give you guests a first glimpse of the theme of your wedding, the venue, destination and anything else you want to say.

Invitation Suites

Invitation suites can consist of the actual invitation card, RSVP and Details cards.  The RSVP will allow your guests to reply and let you know if they will be attending the wedding.  The Details card will usually detail some important information such as travel and accommodation details.  It is also popular to detail your wedding website on here too if you are planning to have one.

Wedding Place cards handmade paper, vellum, silk, calligraphy

On The Day Wedding Stationery

One The Day Wedding Stationery can include all the special touches such as place cards, wedding menus, wedding signage, wedding table plans, wedding table numbers, order of service booklets, vow booklets and favour tags.  It’s a great opportunity to carry your stationery theme into these paper goods


Our recommendations below are not a strict guideline but we have found that it has been very useful to some of our clients.  Knowing when to order and send out wedding stationery will ensure you are organised in this department!



It’s best to start putting your inspiration together not just for stationery but for any idea you have may for your wedding.  A lot of people start doing this one year before they get married.  Pinterest is a great place to start – but be warned it can also be a very time stealing platform!

Now is a great time to order and send out your Save the Dates.  It is a good idea to give your guests as much notice about your wedding so they don’t book a holiday or other plans in around the same time.  If you are getting married abroad we highly recommend you send your Save the Dates at least one year before your wedding date.





Now is a good time to follow up with ordering the Invitations and other relevant invitation suite items. These may include RSVPs or Detail Cards. Details cards are popular to send as they will contain important information about accommodation  or transport details including maps. Allow for about 6-8 weeks to design and produce your wedding stationery and that includes enough time for you to proof it all too.

The exciting step of sharing more insight into your special day is here by popping your invitations in the post.   Now all you need to do is sit back and wait for those RSVPs to come in.





Collate all your RSVPs and put that guest list together. It’s best to order your On the Day stationery items as soon as you start getting your RSVPs in. On the Day Stationery Items take about 4-6 weeks to produce. These include wedding signage, menus, place cards and order of service. These special and personalised items really provide the final special touches for your big day. It’s also a great opportunity to carry on your stationery theme in these paper goods.

The Big Day has arrived!

Enjoy every special moment.




Once the wedding is over, it’s time to say a special thank you to your guests with a Thank You notecard.

If you are looking for some advice about your wedding stationery or would like to enquire about our services and receive a quote, please fill in the form below.