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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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

Calligraphy Inspiration: Abby Jiu’s Moroccan Baby Shower

We are interrupting our Thursday calligraphy tips to show you some of our most recent, exciting calligraphy projects for some inspiration on how to apply your calligraphy & lettering to real life events. For the next three weeks, we’ll be showing you a variety of projects you can try out yourself for any events you’ll be hosting or working on this year. And if you [...]

Six Tips for Beautiful Flourishes

Flourishing can be a beautiful way to enhance your calligraphy skill set. Being versed in one or more flourished alphabets can add value to your portfolio and client work, and it can be useful in a practical, rather than just aesthetically pleasing, sense as well {see number 4!}. Below are just a couple basic tips to help you in your flourishing adventures. [...]

2017-08-16T12:59:56+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Learn Calligraphy|

Four of My Favorite Pointed-Pen Nibs & Their Common Uses

A popular question we get on Instagram is what type of nib am I’m using for my calligraphy work. When starting out with calligraphy, it is hard to know what to start with! In general, you want to try out a variety of nibs and see what feels best for you. The nib I prefer might not work well for you and vice-versa…and that’s okay! [...]

2017-07-18T08:24:46+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Learn Calligraphy|

How to Use White Ink in Your Work

White ink is all the rage and for good reason – It is crisp, fresh and can be used on a variety of surfaces to add romantic flair to any project. I love using white ink when addressing wedding envelopes but it definitely took some trial and error before I got the ink just right. Below are a few tips worth mentioning before you get started [...]

2017-05-31T00:33:44+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Learn Calligraphy|

My Favorite Paper Types for Calligraphy

It's hard to know what type of paper is best for your calligraphy work – especially since most paper supply is online these days which means you can't feel the texture and try out the paper before you buy. Well, over the last 20 years, I have tried countless paper types and sources. Today, I'm sharing with you my favorite paper for my calligraphy work. My hope is to [...]

The Best Calligraphy Tool for Writing Straight

I am frequently asked "How do you write so straight? Any tips?" And while there are certain tools for writing straight without gridlines {see below}, when practicing we always recommend the use of guidelines. Meet Ductus The key to writing straight is of course guidelines, and if you’re looking to try out different spacing between your lines or want to create guidelines for your own practicing, [...]