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Hand calligraphed placecards

Hand calligraphed placecards


Lion in the Sun of Park Slope offers both hand and computerized calligraphy addressing services for invitations purchased through our store. We can match your envelope addressing to the look and feel of your invitation for the perfect finishing touch!

We also calligraph or print customized place cards, escort cards, reception menus and many other “day of” accessories. Just talk to any of our invitation experts about what you are looking for.

For a unique, elegant look, have our calligrapher hand calligraph your invitation suite. It can be printed on any paper in any printing method. Here are examples of calligraphy work we’ve done.


Sending a Save-the-Date is a thoughtful way to alert guests of your wedding plans and gives them ample time to make arrangements to attend your special day. Save-the-Dates come in many forms and range from the simplest small card to the informative fold-out brochure. We have a deliciously wide variety for you to browse through. Here are a just a few examples from our blog.

Coordinate your special day
with programs, place-cards & menus

Programs are a warm way to welcome your guests and to provide information about the ceremony. Programs can also be a nice way of letting your guests know “who’s who” amongst your attendants and participants. You can personalize your programs with featured readings, photos, or a thank you to your guests. It will become a treasured memento of your special day. We also offer a large selection of place-cards and menu cards. In-store papers or customized styles can be printed in-store or calligraphed.

Rachel and Michael - How fun is this infographic program? Shown with silver foil stamped cocktail napkins, coordinated table number and menuShelly and Nelson - day of wedding signs, menu and activity scheduleBrooke and Adam: favor tags, place cards and wedding program based on the Vinegar Hill and Washington Square suites from PostScript BrooklynMonica and Gregory: dual language menus in navy letterpressHeather and Daniel: gold foil stamped cocktail napkinsThy and Boris: black and white wedding program featuring the Riverside Drive skyline from PostScript BrooklynEmily and Nicholas: tri-fold wedding programKristy and Jacques: custom illustration for weekend activities brochureMegan and Colin: fall themed table numbers, favor tags, menuMorgan and Marvin: MenuMee Mee and Steven: a soup to nuts New York map wedding suite incuding a custom foil stamped belly band, custom map, letterpressed invitation, digitally printed table numbers, place cards, favor tags and a magnet save the dateBrooke and John: elegant wedding program letterpressed in gold inkCarolyn and Benjamin: sweet menu adorned with tiny flowersTable numbers with illustration of Chicago skylineLina and Matthew: wedding program with fall leaves letterpressed in two colors, wonderfully autumnalEmily and Dustin: gold foil stamped goodie bagClaire and Daniel: Manhattan skyline wedding program and New York taxicab stickersJana and Matt: charming custom watercolor illustration of Prospect Park Boathouse on dinner menu and park lamppost on wedding programJill and Ian: this square try-fold wedding program has a sophisticated in its minimalism and subtle grey tonesJulie and Michael make fun use of a kraft paper goodie bag by filling it with post-ceremony rice for the revelersLaurie and PJ: lettepressed multi-fold Schedule of Events for Mayan Riviera weddingMelissa and Steven: elegant, digitally printed program in gold inkLetterpressed menu and matching digitally printed place cardMollie and Matthew: digitally printed program with art deco style typeRegina and Andrew: Washington Square invitation, exclusively from PostScript Brooklyn, program, stickersRenee and Ernest: Montague Street, Apt. B wedding sign with fanciful fonts, exclusively from PostScript BrooklynRonit and Michael: letterpress wedding programSabrina and Eduardo: custom hand caligraphed

Custom Design

We love creating unique pieces that are personal to our clients. Many of our customers are designers and artists themselves who bring us their custom designs which we have reproduced at one of our many printing partners. We will help you through the process of selecting the proper presention, printing methods and papers to best suit the design and your budget. Bring us the sketch of you he drew on a napkin on your first date and we can make it an invitation.

Or, if you are not an artist but have something specific in mind, we can help you bring that vision to life. Our graphic designers and illustrators will help you transform those special details of your story into your invitation. We can find you that perfect clip art of a goldfish or calla lily for a wedding program, or create a custom illustration of the Boston skyline or the historic plantation house where your wedding will be. Our creative staff loves the challenge.