Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are in full swing here at Laura Hooper Calligraphy! Calligraphy starter kits and supplies are shipping out daily, so be sure to get your orders in by December 17th to ensure that they make it under your tree by Christmas. This is such a fun time of year...

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Small Business Saturday Pop Up Shop

Small Business Saturday Pop Up Shop

Save the date to get a jump start on your shopping for holiday, calligraphy and all occasion gifts, candles, entertaining supplies and more. Please help up spread the word and share with friends, we can’t wait to see you in Old Town! xo...

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How to Hold Your Calligraphy Pen {video!}

One of the questions we hear a lot from beginners learning calligraphy is how to hold your pen correctly. The way that you hold your pen will make a big difference in both how your calligraphy looks, as well as how your hand feels doing it. Check out this video to see...

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How to Teach your Wedding Clients to Format their Lists

How to Teach your Wedding Clients to Format their Lists

As a wedding calligrapher, it can be a real time saver to be sure your clients are formatting their mailing address lists in a way that you are best able to use it while you’re working on their order. It also helps your clients, too, because it’s possible that they...

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5 Steps to Mastering Calligraphy

5 Steps to Mastering Calligraphy

Have you ever asked yourself, “How long until I’m good at calligraphy? It’s certainly a fair question. I asked this question many times in the beginning when I longed to be more advanced. I compared myself to other calligraphers and thought I’d never measure up to...

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Learn Calligraphy with our Calligraphy Starter Kit

Learn Calligraphy with our Calligraphy Starter Kit

Ask any calligrapher...we widely agree that practicing calligraphy can be calming, relaxing and deeply therapeutic once you get into a rhythm. But, how do you even get to that point? It sounds nice, doesn’t it? Maybe you’ve tried taking up calligraphy on your own...

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Stationery vs. Stationary

Stationery vs. Stationary

How do we say this nicely without sounding harsh?? We see this common mistake all the time and never know how to nicely point it out. You know when someone has food in their teeth, and you are SO tempted to say something, but you don’t? That’s how we feel every time...

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How to prep your Nikko G Nib

How to prep your Nikko G Nib

An often-missed step with beginners getting started without a calligraphy kit that details out how to get started with the tools of pointed pen is prepping your nibs. When nibs come fresh from the manufacturer, they have a protective coating on them that must be...

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