Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 1975 · Page 78
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 78

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 27, 1975
Page 78
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13 F July 27,1975 NO SPECIAL ART TRAINING Wedding Invitations Make An Impact In Spencerian Script ;Six months before she'd even met her husband-to-be. Ann Divers was busy writing her wedding invitations- While other teen-age girls. Ann was then 17) were doodling arourjd with what "Mrs. So And So" would look like in print, Ann was engaged with fictitious names. She was not concerned then with the bridegroom's name but with learning the art of Spencerian script so that when she did marry she would be able to letter each invitation and its envelope with more style than the most elegantly engraved ones. j Enter David Bouldin ii and the inevitable question, to which Ann replied that yes. she'd marry him. but he had to give her eight months to do the invitations. With no special art training, Ann taught herself by copying various greeting cards. "There are millions of things to go by." she said. She ordered an italic pen from the Italimuse Co. in Greenwich. Conn., as none was to be found in Charleston, and began practicing. Learning Spencerian script was probably easier than her next task, finding plain velum paper on which to write the invitations. Discovering that you cannot buy the invitations this way. she settled for having them engraved but addressed the envelopes in script. Recipients of the 250 cream-colored invitations which Ann scripted in brown ink couldn't believe that she had done them herself, many thinking she had had them professionally printed. And she also managed to do another 200 wedding envelopes for a childhood friend who was married in June, in addition to being employed by Stone and Thomas. Well, all that was prior to May 18 when Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Divers of Kanawha Avenue, became David's bride in a formal ceremony at Westminster Presbyterian Church. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Bouldin of Summit Drive. St. Albans With David nosv managing the Bonanza Sirloin in Marietta, the newlyweds are residing in Parkersburg where Ann has been busily engaged in writing her thank- you notes . . . in Spencerian script, of course. »-" · / "~^-,, PENMANSHIP WITH A PURPOSE-T/ie former Ann Divers was determined that invitations to her wedding to David Bouldin II would be very special . . . so special that she learned the art of Spencerian script in order to address them. (Daily Mail photo by Earl Benton) . and 9Vfe. :fa feouest t(ie Burner 0f vmtr -presence oft ttoe. nwncuf. of their udtia (T^Gury (ferine to (Kr. Jonchon ''Cfariafor JWs y, \fa sixterdh. ^9Wt5t hundred and $c\zrity~ Sewn al faati ttt four o'clock t. Tri* Ofavhodtet Ourcft ceremon y THE NAMES ARE FICTITIOUS but the talent is real. Above is a sample of Ann Divers Bouldin's fancy penmanship. FOR YOUR WEDDING... Let us create the perfect floral setting for your wedding ... from boutonnieres to bouquets, we will make it a memorable occasion. 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