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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How to set up your desk for a calligraphy envelope order

How to set up your desk for a calligraphy envelope order

If you've been offering envelope addressing for some time, you know that not all envelope layouts are the same. While I often don't need a specifically guided space on my desk for envelopes, I recently needed to ensure that each envelope started in the exact same...

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How to adjust your pesky pen holder {video!}

How to adjust your pesky pen holder {video!}

A common misconception is that all nibs will fit into all flanges, but unfortunately this is not the case! Nibs come in various sizes, so they fit differently into your pen holders/flanges. I personally prefer two nibs {the Nikko G & Gillott 404}, so I just have...

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We’re hiring at LHC! Join us.

We’re hiring at LHC! Join us.

We're hiring at Laura Hooper Calligraphy!!  We believe in sharing this beautiful art form with the world & are in need of a top-notch self-starter to join in the daily tasks of what it takes to run a thriving calligraphy business. Not a skilled calligrapher? No...

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A Case Study of the Calligraphy Practice Plan

A Case Study of the Calligraphy Practice Plan

It’s Launch Day for the 5-week Calligraphy Practice Plan!!  We are already celebrating because we know how many students will walk away transformed by this course. We’re here to provide you with the guidance, tools and accountability needed to change the way you...

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All the Available Ink Colors in the LHC Shop

All the Available Ink Colors in the LHC Shop

If you're interested in the inks that I personally use on a daily basis for my calligraphy projects, you can find them all in our shop! Our set of 3 and set of 6 inks include a rainbow of colors, expertly manufactured by Ziller. The inks are Ph Balanced, lightfast,...

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Introducing Alphabet Exemplars + Video Tutorials

Introducing Alphabet Exemplars + Video Tutorials

I bet you woke up this morning asking yourself what is an alphabet exemplar….who doesn’t? Okay, most people don’t dream of alphabet exemplars, but they just don’t know what they’re missing out on! So, what is it then? An alphabet exemplar is a sheet with the full...

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We're Laura & Alyssa, the sister duo behind Laura Hooper Calligraphy. Welcome to the world of calligraphy!

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