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LAURA HOOPER CALLIGRAPHY

Laura Hooper Leader has owned & operated Laura Hooper Calligraphy since 2002 serving clients with hand calligraphy & stationery needs for weddings, showers, events & more. In addition to custom wedding & event projects, Laura Hooper Calligraphy also offers a line of lifestyle & party goods featuring Laura’s lettering on a variety of items for everyday & special occasion use, including greeting cards, coasters, napkins, stir sticks, mugs & more.

Laura teaches the art of pointed-pen calligraphy at in-person workshops around the US & Canada with her sister, Alyssa. Their online shop also offers Laura’s recommended tools for learning the art of calligraphy, including her personally curated starter kit + video tutorial for at home learning. As of June 2016, over 4,400 kits have shipped worldwide and more than 2,500 students have attended Laura’s in-person workshops. Additionally, over 2,000 individuals have learned remotely through the Modern Calligraphy Summit.

Laura has been practicing the art of calligraphy for over 20 years, with her graceful scripts highly sought after in the wedding industry. She has worked with countless couples, offering comprehensive services from envelope addressing to invitation & stationery design as well as reception signage & details. Laura has worked with high profile celebrities and corporate clients, and her work has been published in numerous magazines, including The Knot, Inside Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings and Town & Country Weddings, among others. Laura Hooper Calligraphy has been featured on a variety of blogs including Style Me Pretty, Style Me Pretty Living, Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake, Inspired by This, Glitter Guide, Wedding Chicks & more.

Laura Hooper Calligraphy operates out of our studio in Old Town Alexandria in the DMV area. Laura resides in Virginia with her husband, Jeremy, and their two dogs, Kepler & Tycho.

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MEET THE TEAM

LAURA HOOPER LEADER
LAURA HOOPER LEADERCreative Director

FAVORITE AFTERNOON PICK-ME-UP
A nice hot cup of coffee

WHAT I DO IN MY SPARE TIME
Hang out with my husband and our two pups, travel, or go kayaking

THREE THINGS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
My husband, my dogs, my iPhone

WHAT’S IN MY COFFEE
Mocha or caramel syrup

MY FAVORITE SNACK
Anything Chocolate

MY FAVORITE FONT
My ella script

MY DREAM VACATION
Any vacation is fine with me, but I prefer tropical destinations

ALYSSA LAW
ALYSSA LAWDirector of Operations

FAVORITE AFTERNOON PICK-ME-UP
Sour candy or a latté

WHAT I DO IN MY SPARE TIME
Travel, read, ride my bike, drink wine & enjoy time with my friends

THREE THINGS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
Toothbrush, chapstick and access to the internet

WHAT’S IN MY COFFEE
Half & half and Splenda

MY FAVORITE SNACK
Toast with almond butter

MY FAVORITE FONT
Laura’s Ella script

MY DREAM VACATION
I definitely wouldn’t mind a visit to Bali

ROXANNE HOOPER
ROXANNE HOOPERFulfillment Manager

FAVORITE AFTERNOON PICK-ME-UP
Starbucks or Peet’s vanilla latté

WHAT I DO IN MY SPARE TIME
Watch the cooking channel, read, work in the yard, and shop!

THREE THINGS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
My family (including my own pup & grand-dogs), my iPad, lipstick

WHAT’S IN MY COFFEE
Vanilla Bean syrup and frothy half-n-half

MY FAVORITE SNACK
Chocolate

MY FAVORITE FONT
Laura’s Extended Mix & Match

MY DREAM VACATION
Tahiti/French Polynesia, Ireland, or Scotland

KEPLER & TYCHO
KEPLER & TYCHOStudio Pups

OUR FAVORITE AFTERNOON PICK-ME-UP
A nice long walk with our mom or our dog walker

WHAT WE DO IN OUR SPARE TIME
Chase squirrels

THREE THINGS WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
Treats, food, treats

IN OUR COFFEE
We don’t drink coffee. Gross.

OUR FAVORITE SNACK
Bacon treats

OUR FAVORITE FONT
What’s a font?

OUR DREAM VACATION
A visit to Grandma’s house!