fine hand calligraphy

What My Clients Are Saying

“Barbara's work is amazing. Not only does she do beautiful calligraphy, but she also is extremely quick and professional. She made the whole process so easy for us and lead us through the process. I received so many compliments on her work and was extremely pleased with her work. I would recommend her over and over again!” Arielle

“Barbara was wonderful to work with from the first email to the final product! She was extremely responsive and very flexible. Our invitations came in almost two weeks late and Barbara was still able to have them done for our ideal mailing date. She was a great help with the proper way to address the invitations, a task that could be overwhelming, she made easy!” Beth

“Working with Barbara for our wedding has been a great pleasure. She makes everything easy and stress free. Not to mention that she is always full of great ideas! I highly recommend Belles Lettres to anyone who wants to add that special touch to their wedding or occasion. Barbara is always professional and easy to communicate with. I cannot wait for our next big event so we can have Belles Lettres do our invitations!” Danielle

“I cannot say enough good things about Barbara. Her work is incredible and she is the most prompt, thoughtful, and professional vendor that I have worked with. She did an incredible job addressing our invites and I am looking forward to the other reception pieces that we will have as well. I already find myself trying to come up with a reason to work with her again!” Katie

“Our wedding envelopes arrived today and they look absolutely gorgeous! They are perfect and exactly what I wanted. I can't wait for my guests to get them in the mail and see their names written so beautifully. Thank you so much for all your time and patience! It has truly been a pleasure working with you.” Angela

“I have never seen more beautiful envelopes! They are perfect and complete the invitation. You have made this day for Sara more special. Thank you so very much!” Susan

“Working with Barbara for our wedding has been a great pleasure. She makes everything easy and stress free. Not to mention that she is always full of great ideas! We have asked her to do our save the dates, invitations, escort cards table names and menus. At the last minute we also asked her to complete wax seals on all our invitations and she really came through for us. Not only did she contact the seal manufacturer, but she was able to get it all complete and back to us within a week! I highly recommend Belles Lettres to anyone who wants to add that special touch to their wedding or occasion.” Danielle

“Barbara was wonderful to work with from the first email to the final product! She was extremely responsive and very flexible. Our invitations came in almost two weeks late and Barbara was still able to have them done for our ideal mailing date. She was a great help with the proper way to address the invitations, a task that could be overwhelming, she made easy!” Beth

“The piece is absolutely beautiful and very impressive. Thank you for making the poem come alive with color and style.” Eric

“Barbara W of Belles Lettres Calligraphy in two words: Creative, Flawless, Thoughtful, & Professional!! OK, 4 words — Impossible to squeeze Barbara, her wonderful talents, and excellent services into just 2 words. Can't tell you how comforting it was to work with such a pro. Not one single mistake on anything: the envelopes, reply cards, preparing the “stuffed” invitation envelopes, or those fun little place cards! She offered very sound advise throughout the process and her efforts added a wonderful dimension, a unique flare to the wedding! We'd work with her again in a heart beat!” Sally

“You have done so wonderful a job; I am truly happy with it. The work and the artistry is all and more than I expected it to be. I am so very happy with what you have created!” Leonardo

“We were very pleased with the quality of Belles Lettres Calligraphy work for our wedding invitations envelopes. Barbara did a great job, no mistakes and was able to turn around the job in a short period of time. We appreciate Barbara being so flexible and would use her service again for another event.” Tara and Mike

“There are not enough words to thank you for the beautiful work you did for us. Every step along the way, you were so easy to work with. Your talent was exhibited in each and every piece of work you created, from addressing the invitations for pre-wedding festivities to the magnificent calligraphy on the wedding invitations to all the little extras we asked you to do. Everything was lovely and completed quickly. Even with the "Help Me!" emails and phone calls, you were always there to help us avoid a wedding crisis. We cannot thank you enough for helping make a special day, even more perfect. You were not just a vendor, you became a friend!” Jack, Jill, Lindsay & Adam

“I have been on vacation and just returned to find your piece on my desk. This is the first chance I have had to look at it and it is wonderful! Thanks for working with me and making such a special piece. I am sure my wife and I will treasure it.” Todd

“Just wanted to send you a quick note to let you know we received the envelopes and opened them. I truly think they are a work of art! So beautiful. Thanks for all your work on them, I really appreciate it.” Alyssa

“I had a quote I wanted for a baby's gift. All I had was the quote. Barbara took the words and turned them into a wonderful, whimsical work of art. The parents said it was the perfect gift! I will certainly be contacting Belles Lettres again in the near future for gifts!” Lucie

“Outstanding job!! They look very professional! I am very pleased with the job you did with the certificates. I will highly recommend you and definitely contact you for future calligraphy Services. Again thank you so much for your services!” Ruth

“We just mailed our wedding invitations and were so pleased with the gorgeously addressed envelopes. The ink color was perfectly matched to the invitation inside--and the lettering was just elegant. I found Belles Lettres so easy to work with--the guidelines for submitting the names and addresses were clear and easy to follow--and changes and corrections were cheerfully accepted. I would definitely use Belles Lettres again for any calligraphy needs!!” Betsi

“Barbara, thank you for your quick response and lovely work. You've made the last 100 days quite special.” Dana

“Thank you so much for the all of your beautiful work on the invitations! It was a pleasure to work with you.” Emily

“My daughter and I were so happy with the envelopes you so beautifully addressed for her Sweet 16 Save the Date's. The metallic silver lettering matched perfectly with the contemporary, fashion inspired Save the Date. They were eloquently hand lettered and delivered within the quick turn around time that was needed! Even when we added a few more envelopes, Belles Lettres came through quickly and efficiently. I would recommend Belles Lettres Calligraphy if you want to add that special touch to for your special event. Special events only come along every so often! Thanks for helping to make our event even more special!” Debi

“We thought the envelopes looked BEAUTIFUL. We could not have been more pleased with how everything turned out.
” Gemma

Barbara, thank you so much for the beautiful calligraphy job you did on my wedding invitations and place cards! I was proud to mail them out knowing that they looked beautiful inside and out. You are the consummate professional and a total delight to work with. Thanks again for a great job. Hillary

You are professional, personable, and prompt. You were able to foresee little hiccups I wasn't and took precautions against them beforehand. And, of course, your work was absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much for everything! Kelly

“Outstanding work and professionalism. You took on our calligraphy project and provided great communication and follow up, allowing me to worry and obsess over other details. Our clients were thrilled with your work! Many, many thanks Barbara.”   Nick

“We loved our invitations! The calligraphy was beautiful, gorgeous actually! What we also loved was how professional and organized Barbara was. There are no worries when it comes to making sure that everything will be organized and treated with the utmost respect. We would definitely recommend Belles Lettres Calligraphy to anyone.”    Jodi

“Barbara was recommended to me ... and I have to say that her work is beautiful. She delivered my wedding invitations ahead of schedule and when I made a few errors she responded to my request very efficiently. I highly recommend Barbara. Good job and everyone loved the calligraphy on my invitations.”    Luchie

“I am so very pleased I called you to do the envelopes. They turned out more beautiful than I had expected. What a gift for everyone and it sets the tone for a wonderful event!”    Kristin

“The calligraphy on the invitations came out absolutely beautifully! We could not be happier with them.”    Rachel

“I LOVE them. They are absolutely gorgeous - thank you again. You did a very lovely job and I can't wait to see them out on the place card table next Saturday. Absolutely gorgeous.”    Leigh Ann

“I am happy to recommend Barbara for her calligraphy services. She is professional, quick and her work is outstanding. I gave her two rather large poems to do and had them back, ready to frame in less then one week! She offers a variety of styles and suggestions and is more then accommodating. If ever a need to use calligraphy comes up again, Belles Lettres will be my first call.”    Kathleen

“I wanted to write a brief note to say "thank you" for the wonderful job you did on our invitations.The calligraphy was simply beautiful, and made a very elegant statement about our event to our guests. I wanted to also say how appreciative I was of your flexibility in accommodating our tight schedule. Even with the quick turn around time, the invitations came out perfectly! Thanks again!”    Mindy

“I literally almost cried when I went through all the place cards because they are so beautiful. I love them!”    Michelle

“I can't tell you how many compliments I have received regarding how beautiful the calligraphy was on our invitations - literally, everyone just says 'wow!' I am so happy I was fortunate enough to find Barbara and Belles Lettres -- the lettering was the perfect introduction to the wedding! There are a million things to think about when planning a wedding -- don't let this one slip away!”    Lily

“Barbara, the birthday invitations came out beautiful.  Thank you.  I'm glad I trusted you to decide on the font.  Your choice was perfect.  I also appreciate your timely return and your attention to every detail.  Please do not hesitate to give out my name to your future clients...I would highly recommend you to all my friends.”     Marilee

“...your work was beautiful,... you were very prompt, so easy to work with, and that the poem brought my husband to tears! I would definitely recommend you to anyone looking for an impressive calligraphy job for any occasion.”    Sammi

“ is my complete pleasure to recommend you to anyone with a need for exquisitely done calligraphy.  You are a total professional and a delight to work with.  Jenny and I were more than thrilled with the high quality of the lettering, the custom ink coloring, your entire approach to the job at hand. Your pricing is fair, you are timely - even early in some cases, you made many wonderful and appropriate suggestions - we really enjoyed the whole experience.  I only wish I were having another party soon so we could start again!”    Susie

“I can't begin to explain what a pleasure it was to work with you. Not only was your work beyond elegant & beautiful, but your service was outstanding. Of all the vendors I worked with in planning my wedding, you were by far the most fair, efficient, responsive, and organized. Thank you again for all your hard work. The envelope you addressed to us is in a frame and something we will have forever. I would recommend you to everyone and anyone planning a wedding.”    Jenny

“I feel so fortunate that I was able to work with you for my wedding. Your service was always professional, timely, fair, and accurate. I appreciate you being receptive to my ideas and collaborating with me to deliver a final product that I truly loved. Most importantly, your beautiful craftsmanship added such an elegant touch to our invitations and to our wedding day. I received numerous compliments from our guests, and I was extremely pleased with the quality of your work.”    Kristin

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Belles Lettres Calligraphy

88 East Main Street, H-127
Mendham, NJ 07945