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5 Tips for Time Management

I have grown A LOT in the 15 years of managing my own business. I learned a lot in the beginning through good ole fashion trial and error and even more in today's world thanks to creative entrepreneur podcasts as well as sharing/absorbing tips through creative colleagues. When I first started out, I would get so overwhelmed by all that there was to do [...]

How To Create Escort Cards with Watercolor and Masking Fluid

I am always looking for new ways to incorporate my calligraphy into weddings and events and if you're like me, you can't get enough of a good watercolor project. Today I wanted to share with you one of my favorite projects that uses masking fluid and watercolor to create a whimsical and artistic touch to any celebration. This particular project uses masking fluid to [...]

How to Go Beyond Beginner Calligraphy

So, you've learned how to use the tools & gotten started with a beginner alphabet, but what is the next step that will best help you improve your skills? The common desire is to jump right into words. Right? The fun stuff! I get it, I did that too when I taught myself over 15 years ago. But then I spent years wondering why [...]

2017-08-24T19:06:29+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|

Introducing the Calligraphy Classroom

If you’re like me, the end of summer inevitably brings a desire for learning something new. In fact, I’m personally jumping at the opportunity to study under a Master Penman later this month to further develop my traditional scripts! So, to ring in the season coming up, we want to give YOU an opportunity to expand your skills and get yourself back to school [...]

2017-08-25T10:02:34+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|

Glossary of Calligraphic Terms

We've been teaching calligraphy for a long time now so we know how tough it can be! Not only is learning the skill tedious and frustrating at times, the terms that calligraphers use can be equally as confusing. We put together for you a simple Glossary of Calligraphic Terms guide that we know will be very beneficial for you to reference while you are [...]

2017-08-16T19:59:54+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|

Introducing our New Fall Inks

Can we discuss our new inks real quick? We are IN LOVE with these colors and can’t wait to see what you do with them. These inks are designed with you in mind as we have two totally new and totally exclusive colors to LHC! I am currently obsessing over the smoky blue for that sweet vintage feel. If you post your creations with these [...]

2017-08-03T08:14:31+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Decor, Party & Lifestyle|

Resources for Getting Started with your Calligraphy Business

We frequently receive emails from aspiring calligraphers looking for advice on where & how to get started with their calligraphy business. When I started Laura Hooper Calligraphy over 15 years ago, it consisted of a LOT of googling for useful information, trial and error and just figuring out what worked and what didn’t. Luckily for today’s creatives, there are many options to help you [...]

2017-07-27T11:34:58+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Calligraphy, Calligraphy Business 101, Business Tips|

Legalizing Your Biz with The Contract Shop

If you are a calligrapher and you get paid for your work, but you do not have a contract set up for your clients, we highly recommend you do this ASAP. Likewise, if you are a calligrapher that has a contract but you keep getting blindsided by clients and eating costs (ahem shipping, extra edits, redos etc.), you need to rethink the way you [...]

2017-07-20T07:48:34+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Calligraphy, Calligraphy Business 101, Business Tips|

Calligraphy Inspiration: Lauryn Prattes’ Parisian Romance Wedding

What does one of the top wedding event planner’s wedding look like? We give you Lauryn Prattes' wedding. This was one for the books. The parisian glam theme flowed throughout the entire day with each and every detail blowing you away. We met Lauryn through a photo shoot and realized later that we had met briefly at an Engaged Conference a few years back. [...]

Calligraphy Inspiration: Fleurology Inspirational Wedding Shoot

We have interrupted our Thursday calligraphy tips to show you some of our most recent, exciting calligraphy projects for inspiration. For the next two weeks, we’ll be showing you specific projects with resources so you can try them out yourself for any events you’ll be working on this year. Last week, we showed you Abby Jiu’s moroccan themed baby shower and this week, we’re taking [...]