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, 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! Know that the styling of each workshop varies depending on if we have partners in that specific area, but we do promise to provide sips, snacks and calligraphy skills in every city!


Please join us in 2015 in these cities for BEGINNER classes ~ visit Eventbrite for the location details & to register:

February 1 | Washington DC | 11am

February 22 | New Orleans | 11am

March 8 | Memphis {Collierville} | 11am

March 14 | Washington DC | 10am

March 21 | NYC | 10am {SOLD OUT}
March 22 | NYC | 10am
March 22 | NYC | 2:30pm {INTERMEDIATE ~ see Eventbrite for details}

April 12 | Chicago | 11am

April 26 | Boston | 11am

May 2 | Los Angeles | 10am
May 3 | San Francisco | 11am

May 17 | Vancouver | 11am

June 6 | Houston | 10am
June 7 | Austin | 11am


Our beginner’s workshop in pointed-pen calligraphy will teach you about the tools of calligraphy, basics in strokes and technique, as well as cover a full Copperplate 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
– 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.