Working with Marble Tiles

Working with marble tiles has become increasing popular in the wedding & event industry. They are quite beautiful & offer a fun alternative to standard paper escort or place cards. You can write on them with paint pens or you can still use dip pen & ink. If using a dip pen & ink, we recommend spraying them with a fixative to avoid rubbing off [...]

January 24th, 2017|Calligraphy, Calligraphy Business 101, Reception Ideas|

{Giveaway} Got 5 minutes? Fill out our survey to receive a free gold foil print!

One of our focuses this year is to share more calligraphy, creative business and lifestyle tips with you, but in order to do that in the most meaningful way, we want to know what would be most valuable to YOU! Tell us what you'd like to know, learn and see more of from Laura Hooper Calligraphy by filling out our survey here.  *update* We are so appreciative of the overwhelming response to our survey. Unfortunately [...]

January 17th, 2017|Business Tips, Calligraphy Business 101, Freebies|

Tips for Investing in Your Business

Photo by Abby Jiu Happy New Every everyone! One of the exciting aspects of starting a fresh year is taking the opportunity to look back at your previous year, assess what worked and what didn't, and also consider where you want to go in the coming year. Personally we think this is helpful to do a couple times throughout the year as well, but it's [...]

January 6th, 2017|Business Tips, Calligraphy Business 101, Learn Calligraphy|

{HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP} Finish Up Your Christmas Décor & Gift Shopping in Old Town Alexandria

December 14th, 2016|Holiday|

{Christmas} Set a Beautiful Holiday Table in 5 Simple Steps with Sweet Root Village & Laura Hooper Calligraphy

Hosting friends and family in your home is one of the easiest ways to soak up the wonders of the winter holiday season. We all want to create a welcoming and beautiful space to celebrate with those we love. However, this process can sometimes feel daunting! This minimal, holiday table was inspired by the sea and was meant to prove that simple and straightforward elements [...]

December 13th, 2016|Holiday|

{Holiday Sale} Give the Gift of Calligraphy ~ Last Chance for 25% off the Starter Kit

Photo by Anne Kim If you're searching for a thoughtful, unique gift for someone special on your Christmas list...our calligraphy starter kit may be just what you're looking for! Our calligraphy kit includes not only the tools needed to get started with the art of pointed-pen, but also provides detailed instructions on how to actually use those tools. And right now you can get 25% [...]

November 28th, 2016|Calligraphy, Holiday, Party & Lifestyle|

{Christmas} Re-Purpose Your Holiday Party Decor to Create a Picture Perfect Holiday Scene

Don't miss our holiday sale for 25% off ALL party products in both the Etsy & LHC shops! Use code HOLIDAY2016* at check out to score big savings on this year's celebrations, plus all calligraphy supplies & wedding paper goods, too. Take a peek to see how we used Christmas prints, cards & even napkins to turn our every day bookshelf into an adorable holiday [...]

November 25th, 2016|Decor, Holiday|

{Christmas} Ornaments Hand-Lettered add a Personalized, Festive Touch to your Holiday Tree Decor

Tomorrow might be Thanksgiving, but we're all super excited for Christmas around here...so much so we've already put up decorations!  Be sure to check out some photos from our Christmas shoot and shop the look before it’s too late! You can find all of our Christmas goodies in the Etsy shop including hand-lettered ornaments, wrapping paper greeting cards, napkins, coasters, stir sticks and more. Shop [...]

November 23rd, 2016|Decor, Holiday, Party & Lifestyle|

{Thanksgiving} Greeting Cards & Other Last-Minute Goodies From Laura Hooper Calligraphy to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner Pop

Thanksgiving is in just ONE week from today! Need a few last minute goods for your celebrations? We still have watercolor greeting cards {they make beautiful framed prints, too!}, Thankful tags to tie at each place setting, sets of recipe cards {perfect hostess gift!} and a handful of coaster packs remaining! You can find these goodies in our Etsy shop here and we will include [...]

November 17th, 2016|Decor, Holiday, Party & Lifestyle|

{Inspiration Shoot} Pointed-Pen Calligraphy Details in Cyanotype Editorial by Cheers Darling Events + Lisa Blume

When Kaitlin from Cheers Darling Events reached out about participating in a shoot centered around the beautiful blues of cyanotype, we were all on board! Check out the images below by Lisa Blume Photography for some elegant "something blue" inspiration then hop over to Paprika Southern for the full article on the shoot! Vendor Credits: Photography: Lisa Blume Photography Stylist: Cheers Darling Events Location: Brockington Hall Spot [...]

November 10th, 2016|Calligraphy, Reception Ideas, Wedding Stationery|