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Elegant, timeless wedding stationery | Photograph: Natalie Probst

FOR CALLIGRAPHER and artist Ciarra Rouwhorst, designing wedding stationery marries two of her biggest passions. “It’s the perfect combination of flexing my creative muscle and working with people on meaningful projects,” she says.

Through her eponymous design studio, Ciarra Claire, Rouwhorst offers couples luxurious, heirloom-worthy wedding stationery. Her work is a timeless mix of natural colors and textures, elegant calligraphy, and letterpress and foil printing. Couples can choose to create fully custom invitations, building out the artwork and stationery from scratch, or select a design from Ciarra Claire’s semi-custom line. Pricing starts around $2,000 for semi-custom packages and $3,000 for fully custom packages; both services include letterpress printing and calligraphy.

Fun and Formal
“This wedding was in a really beautiful venue and on New Year’s Eve,” Rouwhorst says. “The client and I wanted to capture a very festive vibe while also giving a taste of the elegant black tie event.”

Coming Soon
The Ciarra Claire line is growing — Rouwhorst will soon offer lifestyle goods, such as greeting cards and art prints.

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