One of the easiest ways to give your DIY wedding invitations a little personality is in the selection of fonts. Scripty fonts for formal invites. Sleek ones for modern invites. But what about when you want something a little more informal? Handwriting fonts are a fun (and necessary) addition to the font canon. Why do I like them so much? Because my handwriting has deteriorated to such a point that writing out something—like a wedding invite—would be thoroughly embarrassing. Handwriting fonts are how I can get that “personal” touch… without personally touching a pen. Of course, much like real-life handwriting, not all handwriting fonts are created equal.
So, to save you from trudging through endless pages, we’ve roundup up eighteen of our favorite free handwriting fonts right here, and tried to include something for everyone: you’ve got a few loopy-but-not-too-loopy fonts, your ever-trendy skinny fonts, and one or two that are juuuust the right amount of messy: