jacquelineoriginals

Jacqueline Originals: Personalized hand lettered Gifts

Castle Rock, Colorado · 439 Sales

jacquelineoriginals

Jacqueline Originals: Personalized hand lettered Gifts

Castle Rock, Colorado 439 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(127)

Announcement   Looking for a beautiful, unique, hand-lettered,
personalized gift? You can be sure to get exactly what you have ordered since I have been a professional artist/calligrapher/author for over forty-five years. Art IS my life! I have the largest collection of original, personalized wedding gifts in the U.S. You will also find special family gifts, inspirational, motivational, and sympathy gifts plus unique Irish, Jewish, and Native American themes. I opened my shop in 1971 and enjoy combining my talents to create beautiful, inspiring images and messages. Check out my five-star reviews!

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Last updated on Mar 16, 2016

Looking for a beautiful, unique, hand-lettered,
personalized gift? You can be sure to get exactly what you have ordered since I have been a professional artist/calligrapher/author for over forty-five years. Art IS my life! I have the largest collection of original, personalized wedding gifts in the U.S. You will also find special family gifts, inspirational, motivational, and sympathy gifts plus unique Irish, Jewish, and Native American themes. I opened my shop in 1971 and enjoy combining my talents to create beautiful, inspiring images and messages. Check out my five-star reviews!

Jacqueline Shuler

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5 out of 5 stars
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dizzysrcarter

dizzysrcarter on Apr 22, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I was so very pleased with my wedding blessing my daughter cried when I did the blessing at her wedding

Betsy Buckner

Betsy Buckner on Apr 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This was exactly what I wanted. Beautifully done, and Jacqueline packaged it with great care. She also expedited it, so I was able to give the gift to my friends for their anniversary. They are thrilled with it. Thank you, Jacqueline, for being so accommodating as well as a wonderful artist!

hvasquez3

hvasquez3 on Apr 18, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This is a beautiful wedding blessing ever; it was beautifully framed and finished. The fact that Jacqueline personalized the final product with the couples'names and wedding date made this gift a very special one. I know our friends will treasure this gift for the rest of their lives.

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About

My life's work is clothing thoughts in beauty; calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing.

I first became interested in calligraphy as a teenager, teaching myself how to letter signs for the bakery where I worked. I then studied the art in college, and later in life worked with calligraphy masters.
As a professional calligrapher, I started my business, Jacqueline Originals, in 1971 when I found out that people were unwilling to pay $75.00 per hour for original hand-lettered work. I discovered that if I created an original and made prints, clients were happy that they could afford a unique gift with the less expensive price. The other phenomenon was the use of computer fonts by everyone. Why hire a calligrapher? Actually, writing has become a lost art, an art which is commonly ignored by educators.
I practice my calligraphic skills daily, and embellish the words with appropriate graphic designs, often hand-drawn. As a professional artist, I have created abstract paintings using calligraphic strokes. Other paintings feature my original thoughts woven into the composition. The main bulk of my work is calligraphic personalized gifts--over a thousand, with the most popular on my site. I have the largest calligraphic collection of original wedding blessings as well as Native American Wisdom thoughts. I especially enjoy creating custom work for clients.
I have written four books and published my DVD Calligraphy Lessons: "Learn Italic Calligraphy Step-by-step. It's the culmination of hand crafting teaching methods for forty years.
My life is one of daily morning meditation which supplies me with the inner vision
so necessary for artistic creation. An abundance of words and images flows from the silence. I then weave them into beautiful, inspiring gifts for all.
At age 77, I find my happiness, first in my family, and then in clothing thoughts in beauty ALL DAY!

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  • Jacqueline M. Shuler

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    I'm a person who loves the creative life as an artist, calligrapher, graphic designer, author, muralist, and educator. I've been in business since 1971, after obtaining three Art degrees, including a doctorate from Carnegie-Mellon University.

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Last updated on Apr 12, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

I am happy to create custom orders. Just email me all the information so I have a visual idea of what you want. I will respond to you quickly
with information and an image if I have understood what you want.
Personalizing is free.

Gift wrapping and packaging

I personally gift wrap your order and hand-write a card (usually shown on the web page) with your specific message. Enter the words in the "Notes" box at checkout. If you want the recipient to have your name and address, add that.

Sizing details

The mat and frame sizes are listed with each description. An 11" x 14"
(28 x 35.5 cm.) mat fits in a 12" x 15" (30.5 x 38 cm.) frame (outside dimensions). An 8" x 10" (20 x 28 cm.) fits in a 9" x 11" (23 x 25.5 frame (outside dimensions). Frame openings are identical to mat outside dimensions. Hinged frames are available with a saying on one side and space for a photo on the other. Both are 5" x 7" openings.