A Case Study of the Calligraphy Practice Plan

It’s Launch Day for the 5-week Calligraphy Practice Plan!!  We are already celebrating because we know how many students will walk away transformed by this course. We’re here to provide you with the guidance, tools and accountability needed to change the way you practice your own calligraphy, should it be a new hobby, a side-passion or the bread and butter of your own business. Without [...]

2018-04-09T10:44:18+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|

All the Available Ink Colors in the LHC Shop

If you're interested in the inks that I personally use on a daily basis for my calligraphy projects, you can find them all in our shop! Our set of 3 and set of 6 inks include a rainbow of colors, expertly manufactured by Ziller. The inks are Ph Balanced, lightfast, & waterproof ink – acrylic based & vegan. Many are colors exclusively mixed for [...]

2018-03-16T11:53:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|

Introducing Alphabet Exemplars + Video Tutorials

I bet you woke up this morning asking yourself what is an alphabet exemplar….who doesn’t? Okay, most people don’t dream of alphabet exemplars, but they just don’t know what they’re missing out on! So, what is it then? An alphabet exemplar is a sheet with the full alphabet, upper and lower case, in any given script style. What's it used for? It's simply used [...]

My 4 Best Tips for Writing on Perishable Items

It’s no secret that I love to write on all sorts of objects and surfaces. My clients come up with the most creative ideas like these recent Himalayan salt glasses I did for a wedding designed by Lauryn Prattes. If I can add whimsy to a celebration with my calligraphy, I’m one happy camper. You know that show, Will They Blend it? It’s kind [...]

Our Wedding Calligraphy Book Launch Party

We are so, so excited to see our Wedding Calligraphy book launch party from earlier this year featured on Martha Stewart Living! {Click HERE to read the feature on Martha Stewart Living} Publishing a book has been a longtime dream of mine, and being able to celebrate with an incredible team of vendors led by Grit & Grace was truly the icing on the [...]

10 of Our Favorite Thanksgiving Cocktails {& Mocktails!}

The holidays are always just a bit more special when paired with a specialty cocktail so we pulled a list of our favorite Thanksgiving themed cocktails for you to try this year. We even included some mocktails for those foregoing alcohol for any reason - you deserve something special, too! . There is literally something fun and sparkly fun for everyone. . And what [...]

2017-11-08T10:28:08+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Calligraphy, Decor, Party & Lifestyle|

My Favorite Nibs to Use for Addressing Envelopes

Whenever people ask what I love working on the most, the answer is simple for me: envelope addressing. It’s the very first service that I offered to clients when I started out 15 years ago & I love knowing my envelopes are the first impression into my client’s celebration of marriage. Being part of their love story is such an honor. Most of the [...]

2017-11-02T09:35:50+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Learn Calligraphy|

Tips for Left-Handed Calligraphy Learners

Are you left-handed and have always struggled with the way the world caters to right-handed people? Particularly with art supplies and pens in particular? I’m guessing your palm always gets smudged with ink no matter how hard you try. When learning calligraphy, we frequently get asked “Do you have any tips for lefties?” or “Is it even possible for a leftie to learn calligraphy?”. [...]

2017-10-19T10:21:52+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Calligraphy, Learn Calligraphy|