{Thanksgiving} Dessert Buffet & Party Goods by Laura Hooper Calligraphy

We are so ready for Thanksgiving around here & we are happy to share our tips for setting up an irresistible dessert bar over on Style Me Pretty Living! Be sure to check out the feature and shop the look before it's too late! You can find all of our Thanksgiving goodies in the Etsy shop including hand-lettered pumpkins, greeting cards, napkins, coasters, stir sticks [...]

November 9th, 2016|Decor, Holiday, Party & Lifestyle|

{Calligraphy Workshops} 2017 Laura Hooper Calligraphy Beginner Workshop Registration is Open!

Thank you for your interest in our Laura Hooper Calligraphy beginner workshops! We are heading into the final stretch of our 2016 workshop schedule & are looking forward to all the new students we will meet in next year. For our 2017 Spring/Summer tour, we plan to visit DC {Alexandria}, New York City, London, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston & Los Angeles, and you can sign up for [...]

November 7th, 2016|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|

{Real Wedding} Envelope Calligraphy & Wood Signage for Elizabeth Duncan Events + Lisa Blume

These Lisa Blume photos for couple Kathryn & Ryan are simply gorgeous! We love seeing all the details and decor from our friends at Elizabeth Duncan Events. They did such an amazing job bringing the couples' vision and all the vendors' work to life. Take a peek below for some romantic inspiration! Congratulations to Kathryn and Ryan and to everyone who added their special touch to this wedding! Vendor [...]

November 4th, 2016|Calligraphy, Real Weddings, Reception Ideas, Wedding Stationery|

{Thanksgiving} Tabletop Decor For Your Home Entertaining from Laura Hooper Calligraphy

We know it's only three days into November, but we're just so excited for the holidays. I mean who isn't looking forward to Turkey, stuffing, and desserts right? And course time to rest and give thanks with family & friends! We're totally ready for Thanksgiving now that we've had a chance to put together a cute table setting for our mini Thanksgiving shoot. Check it out [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Decor, Holiday, Party & Lifestyle|

{Resources} The Sketchbook Series

It was such a treat to be invited to be a part of the The Sketchbook Series in DC this past year! It's been amazing to see what this awesome group of creatives were able to put together, I mean look at that hanging cake from Buttercream Bakeshop! We were able to write on little cloches that were used as place cards for the attendees of the [...]

October 27th, 2016|Calligraphy, Decor, Party & Lifestyle|

{Elopement} A Thomas Photography

We couldn't stop swooning when we received the gallery for these gorgeous photos from A Thomas Photography!  We loved how all the simple details came together perfectly, from the watercolor invitation to the beautiful gold band round cut ring from Trumpet & Horn. Vendor Credits: Photography: A Thomas Photography (@ahthomas) Ring: Trumpet & Horn (@trumpetandhorn) Film Scans: Richard Photo Lab (@richardphotolab) Ring Box: Weft & Whimsy (@weftandwhimsy) Ribbon: [...]

October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

{Halloween Bar Cart} Get prepped for a spooky soirée!

For our first year in our new studio, we had to decorate the office for our first Halloween...and let's face it, we will likely decorate every year since we love the holidays! It was such a blast working with our photog Anne Kim to dress up the bar cart and truly kick off the Fall holiday season. You can get your own bar cart ready for Halloween with [...]

October 20th, 2016|Decor, Holiday|

{Real Wedding} Lauryn Prattes Events + Abby Jiu Photography

Things have been crazy around the studio lately with so much workshop travel, winding down on summer weddings, and gearing up for the holiday season, so we've been a bit quiet on the blogging front! We're back today with this beautiful Greek infused wedding from Lauryn Prattes Events & Abby Jiu. Our favorite component is the gorgeous handing escort card display...with the beautiful Amaryllis Inc [...]

{Calligraphy Tip} My Favorite Gold Paint Pen + Oyster Shells for Weddings

I'm often seen using gold paint pen in my Instagram feed and I think one of our very top questions is "what pen is that?!" While there are many different brands and styles of paint markers, and different calligraphers and letterers each have their own favorites, you can find my preferred gold paint pens right here! Personally I keep a whole pack of pens on [...]

September 30th, 2016|Calligraphy, Calligraphy Business 101|

{Real Wedding} Jessica Rourke Design + Chris Isham Photography

We're still crazy for rose gold around here, so this rose gold, full calligraphy invitation suite was just up our alley! We loved working with Jessica Rourke to create this suite for her clients and are even more smitten with the full design she pulled together for the wedding itself. The gorgeous florals by Fern Studio + the romantic lace and details...swoon! Check out below [...]

September 27th, 2016|Calligraphy, Real Weddings, Reception Ideas, Wedding Stationery|