EXCERPTS from my INBOX:

Joanne, 
To say your work was a hit would be an understatement. I heard so many wonderful comments from numerous guests about your beautiful writing. You are simply a delight to work with and your talent is nothing short of astounding. Thank you for being so flexible and understanding. Your professionalism and attention to detail truly sets you apart. I look forward to working together again soon. 
Hope the visit w/ your friend was fun and your trip back was a smooth one. 
All the best,
Jenny
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Hi Joanne,
We sent out all of our invitations today, and I just wanted to say the envelopes were so beautiful, we almost didn't want to part with them!
Everyone who received the international ones said the same thing.
We'd like you to do the escort cards and will reach out when we have the final count.
Best,
Michelle
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Joanne,
Thank you so much...the envelopes look beautiful...already stuffed, stamped and ready to roll but due to this lovely weather, I think I will wait til Monday to mail them!
You did a great job...I'm sure I'll get many requests for your number when everyone receives the invite. 
Have a good weekend,
Carol
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Hi Joanne,
Hope you are well.  You did my wedding invitations back in July.   I just wanted to let you know how many compliments I received on your calligraphy!  Thanks so much for doing a beautiful job.
Many thanks,
Carissa
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The place cards and table cards looked amazing. We got so many compliments.
In the mix of all the many vendors we worked with for this wedding you were the most flexible and accommodating. Also the level of work you did for the price was an incredible value. Thanks again. we will be contacting you as soon as we save up enough to throw a big anniversary party someday!

Noah

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Dear Joanne,

I wanted to thank you again for all beautiful work you did for my daughter and son-in-law's wedding -- from the invitation design to the envelopes to the place cards and the rest of the signage at the reception.  Your artistry was everywhere!

Best,

Eileen

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Hi Joanne,
Thank you so much for your beautiful work on our escort cards - the wedding was on Friday, and the cards looked so lovely. I'll send you a picture as soon as I get the photos :)
I also wanted to introduce you to my friend Emily (cc'd above) who is getting married in NYC next month. She's starting to work on her seating chart and was considering working with a calligrapher on her escort cards. I told her how great you've been to work with!

Thank you again,

Stacey

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Hi Joanne,

I just wanted to thank you so much for the beautiful work you did with our wedding envelopes. You have such an amazing talent! I kept staring at the envelopes in awe of how perfect they all look. Thanks again for all your help!

Jillian

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Jo,

Just wanted to write you another quick note of thanks for the unbelievable job you did on everything! Eric and I were so thrilled to have your beautiful work be a part of our wedding.

Shel

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Joanne - thanks so much for the envelopes. They looked really great. We appreciated it! - Tom

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Hi Joanne,

I wanted to send this to you…the menus turned out beautifully, as did the escort cards.

Thank you so much.

Rebecca

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Hi Joanne - I hope all is well. I just got the invites from my sister on Sunday and they are BEAUTIFUL! I will definitely need your services for the place cards when the time comes :) Anna

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Hi Joanne,

I hope all is well. Kelly, my fiance, recently had you address our wedding invitations. They turned out lovely by the way. Our guests were so impressed. Thank you so much for your help. We just realized we forgot to send out two invitations. We were wondering if we could ask you to address these last two invitations (same as before).

Please let me know if this is possible. If so, I could meet up with you sometime tomorrow or early next week.

Warm Regards,

Jason

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Dear Joanne,

Thank you so much for doing such a beautiful job with the envelopes. They really turned out perfect and is now one less thing to worry about in this whole process.

Thanks also for the thoughtful card and well wishes. It was very sweet of you and a pleasant surprise during the mundane task of envelope stuffing!

Best,

Christine & Justin

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Hi Joanne,

Just wanted to thank you again for the wonderful job you did with my envelopes. Everyone keeps telling me how gorgeous the calligraphy is! My mom is leaving her invitation unopened because she wants to frame it, lol! You were such a pleasure to work with; I will definitely be recommending you to my future bride-friends.

Cheers,

Tina

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Hi Joanne,

I wanted to thank you so much for you beautiful work on our envelopes, you really are a true artist! We will be in touch once we are ready with the next round of invites, probably in the next two weeks or so. Have a great week!

Elizabeth

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Hi Joanne,

I just wanted to thank you again for your beautiful work. We sent the invitations out and received so many compliments. We will be sure to use you in the future and refer you to our friends and family.

All the best,

Jen

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JOANNNNNNE, it looks ah-mazing! Thank you soo much! She's going to LOVE it! Beth

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Joanne, wow, your work is breath-taking. You have a real gift! My aunt Laura used to do calligraphy and I was always amazed by her artistic ability. If we ever need more calligraphy done, I will certainly be in touch :)

Kind regards,

Amy

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Hi Joanne,

The envelopes look so good. Thank you! I can't wait to send them out.

Kari

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I'm engaged!

And she loved the journal! It was displayed in a display case at Bauman's Rare Bookstore on 55th and Madison next to some gorgeous hundreds-years-old texts. The salesperson eventually led us there and described the journal as the writings of 16th century courtier to his lover. The backstory was that the journal had gone undiscovered for hundreds of year but was recently acquired in a french estate sale. It was perfect.

Thank you so much for all your help and hard work. It was truly a pleasure to work with you!

Best,

Adam

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I wanted to thank you again. The invites are absolutely lovely.

If its OK I am going to refer you to anyone I know that ever needs a calligrapher!

Concetta

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These are SO beautiful. Thanks so much, Joanne.

All best, LB

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Good Morning,

Just wanted to say THANK YOU for a wonderful job! Have a great day.

Best,

Stacy

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Hi Joanne,

Thanks again for doing the last minute invitations - it was REALLY appreciated especially since we were in a time crunch and I was going a little nuts studying for the Bar. Your calligraphy was such a hit that I was wondering if you'd also be available to do our placecards? We only have about 135 or so and the wedding is August 23rd. I know you must be pretty busy this summer but if you could do them it would be GREATLY appreciated :)

Thanks and hope you are well!

Melissa

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Joanne,

The party was a big success, thank you. Everyone loved the place cards!

Barbara

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Dear Joanne,

On behalf of the Ambassador, I would like to thank you for the fine job you did on the invitations. He will be well represented by your impeccable artistry. I look forward to working with you on future projects.

Best regards, Ruth

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Joanne,

Everyone LOVES the calligraphy. Thank you so very much! It was truly a pleasure.

Amy

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Hi Joanne,

I hope all is well. The Save-the-Dates were such a huge hit among my family and friends; I knew I had to enlist your services again for the rest of the wedding.

Please give me a call when you have a chance; I'm excited to get started on more calligraphy!!!

Pam

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Hi Joanne,

You did the calligraphy for my daughter Marisa's wedding invitations, and I just wanted to tell you how lovely your work is and how much we appreciate the wonderful job you did. I can't tell you how many compliments we have received! Thank you again!

Best wishes,

Maria

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Joanne- I'm so happy with the envelopes, they came out beautiful.  Thanks again!! -Allison

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Hi Joanne,
 
Everything looked really beautiful. Thanks again.
 
It was a pleasure working with you.

Best,

Angela

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Hi Joanne,

Thank you so much for the envelopes! Love them so much!!! Will be stamping away tonight and will shoot you some photos.
Thank you again! Will be in touch for place cards!!!
Lorenza

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Hi Joanne,

Just wanted to write and thank you so much for your amazing work.  The calligraphy is absolutely beautiful. We could not be happier with them!  Thank you.
Emma
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Hi Joanne,

Thank you so much for your wonderful calligraphy. The invites are in the mail and we've already gotten phone calls about how beautiful they are!

I wanted to check with you on two things. Will you have availability to do the table cards (my rsvp date is April 21) ? I should have the final list for that around April 25.

Also, my mom has one more invitation she forgot to send out. Would you be able to do one more envelope fairly quickly early next week? The envelopes are currently at my parents' house so I can get a few from them Saturday. Let me know.

Thanks,
Allie
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Joanne,
Thank you for putting the gorgeous finishing touch on our invitations.  My parents and my fiance and I were thrilled with the envelopes.  You have an amazing talent and I am so glad to have found you and will be recommending you enthusiastically.
I will be in touch in the next week or two to finalize what other items you are able to do for us for our wedding.
Best,
Maggie
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Hi Joanne
I picked up the envelopes last night. They look AMAZING! thank you so much!!!

Sara
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OMG!!!

They are absolutely perfect!

You have a real talent!

And I will highly recommend you to everyone!

THANK YOU!!!
Carolyn