Starter Kits

Are you looking to learn calligraphy? We offer two ways to delve into the beautiful art.

Our Calligraphy Starter Kits have all the tools you need to begin your calligraphy journey including specific tips and tricks written by Laura Hooper. Visit our Etsy shop for details and to purchase a kit.



If you are looking for more in-depth instruction, please consider attending one of our Beginners’ Workshops.  To register, please click here to select your workshop of choice.

Visit Style Me Pretty LivingWedding Chicks & Pottery Barn to see some of our favorite past workshops!



We currently have BEGINNER workshops scheduled for the following dates/locations:

Saturday, October 25, 2014 {SOLD OUT}
Washington, DC :: Karson Butler Events Studio
10:00am – 1:00pm OR 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Houston, TX :: Sugar & Cloth Studio
10:00am – 1:00pm OR 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday, November 9, 2014
Austin, TX {Georgetown} :: The Union on Eighth
10:00am – 1:00pm

Sunday, November 23, 2014 
Los Angeles, CA :: Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach
11:00am – 2:00pm {SOLD OUT} OR 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday, December 6, 2014  {SOLD OUT}
NYC, NY :: The Lofts on Prince
10:00am – 1:00pm OR 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday, December 7, 2014 
NYC, NY :: The Lofts on Prince
10:00am – 1:00pm {SOLD OUT} or 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Ft. Lauderdale, FL :: Love in Vintage
{Special thank you to our partners Kellie Ryan Designs, Love in Vintage, Stephanie Gregory Photography & Julia Rohde Design}


Our beginner’s workshop in modern pointed-pen calligraphy will teach you about the tools of calligraphy, basics in brushstrokes and technique, as well as cover a full alphabet. If you are just starting out or are looking for hands-on tips and techniques to improve your beginner’s hand, these workshops are for you!

Each workshop will include:
– 3 hours of instruction with Laura Hooper
– 1 pen holder
– 2 nibs
– 1 pot of black ink
– 1 instructional alphabet w/tracing & practice sheets
– 1 keepsake Laura Hooper Calligraphy tote bag
– light refreshments

Investment: $225 (includes all supplies)
To register, please click here to select your workshop of choice.

Registration for each workshop is limited to allow for questions and one-on-one instruction from Laura. Please be sure you can attend as workshops are non-refundable once purchased.