30 Best Hand Lettered Fonts (2020 Design Ideas)

Are you ready to take your blog or business to the next level Then it’s time to start branding with the best hand lettered fonts!

text reads 30 stunning hand lettered fonts for brandingWhether you’ll use them in the design of your business website, blog, physical or digital products, using calligraphy fonts is always a great idea for branding – they add a touch of feminine elegance to every project!

Consider using hand lettered fonts in the following ways to distinguish your brand from the rest:

  • Website banner
  • Logo
  • Business Cards
  • Posters
  • Pinterest Pins and Board Covers
  • Infographics
  • Social Media
  • Instagram Stories
  • Facebook Banner
  • Facebook Ad Landing Pages
  • Online Contests
  • Promotional Posts
  • Email Marketing
  • T-Shirt Business
  • Custom Accessories and Clothing Business
  • Blog Post Headlines

Add a component of your authentic self by choosing a font you feel is relatable. Be sure to include it in your social media profile(s) or website plus any other forms of advertising you’ll use for business.

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30+ Best Hand Lettered Fonts for Branding

text reads best hand lettered fontsUsing hand-lettered fonts is one of my favourite ways to personalize my pins on Pinterest and my Instagram stories.

Rather than the standard fonts you’ll find on Canva or on your computer, choose a unique one that your viewers have likely not often come across!

For an absolutely beautiful and feminine touch, also consider using these fonts in your header or throughout your blog posts in sub-headings!

Below you’ll find a collection of the best hand lettered fonts for blogging and business. Gorgeous and minimalist, these looks are sure to please.

Each font has been carefully selected with the following criteria in mind: 

  • Aesthetic:  fonts are beautiful and will add value to your creative projects
  • Versatility: hand lettered fonts can be used on a variety of creative designs, including all of the ones mentioned above.
  • Readability: fonts are not difficult to read and assure that your readers and/or customers will have a positive experience interacting with your brand
  • Mood: fonts have been selected to portray a combination of playful and more serious tones for branding – consider how you want your readers and/or customers to feel when they experience your brand

Branding Examples

I use hand lettered fonts in my business every day – some of my favourite ways to use them are: 

  • My logo and slogan
  • Website banner
  • Business cards
  • Pinterest pins
  • Instagram stories

Here are a couple of real examples you can use for inspiration.

Facebook Banner Design Ideas

I wanted my Facebook banner to have a relaxed feel and include my logo and slogan. 

Here’s what I came up with!

screenshot of nikki blogs facebook banner design ideas using hand lettered font

Combining a hand lettered font with an easy to read bold font provides something that’s easy on the eyes and aesthetically pleasing. 

Pinterest Pin Design

Your Pinterest pin size should represent a 2:3 aspect ratio – 1000 x 1500 px, for instance, is a Pinterest recommended size and remains a popular choice amongst bloggers. 

Here’s an example of how I use calligraphy fonts in my Pinterest pin designs. 

example of pinterest pin design featuring hand lettered calligraphy font

Hand lettered fonts are beautiful and I find that my pins perform best when I use them for accent words (like “actually” as shown above).

Keep your keywords bold to make sure they jump off the page!

30+ Best Calligraphy Fonts & Bundles for Branding

Let’s get started and create a memorable brand using the best hand lettered fonts for 2020!

Portrait

Washington

Paris

Adora Bouton

Loving

Maison De Fleur

5 hand drawn black hearts as a banner

Which of the above hand lettered fonts is your favourite?

How will you incorporate it in your blog design and branding? Share your ideas and experience with personalizing your brand in the comments below.

Happy designing, friends!

text reads nikki xo in pink font

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