Each Wednesday here on the blog, we hear from a different wedding vendor about their stories, their tips & tricks for brides, and what they do! I’m so excited to feature Carole Lola today! Carole is a calligrapher and artist based in northern California. She specializes in creating fine art wedding calligraphy, fanciful illustrations, and thoughtfelt gifts. Fun fact, Carole designed my logo, did a few gorgeous pieces for my wedding, and creates the gorgeous vow books that I love gifting my brides & grooms!
Read through her interview below to hear about the beautiful and timeless pieces she creates, why she believes escort cards are a must, and how using unusual mediums can add gorgeous texture to your wedding! Be sure to visit her website & social media for more calligraphy inspiration!
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Carole: Looking back, the younger me would have never imagined starting my own business. I studied Art History in college and while I enjoyed studying art, I didn’t know what I was actually going to do with an Art History degree. A few years after graduating, I discovered the art of calligraphy and bought a book on Modern Calligraphy by Molly Thorpe. I also took an online class by Molly Jacques and that was the beginning of my lettering journey. What started as a hobby turned into a way for me to make money doing something I enjoyed while going back to school. And then I thought, why not try to turn it into a business? So here I am today, pursuing my love of art and design and lettering, and loving the work that I do!
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