Invitations & Stationery

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Prepped & ready to head to Toronto this weekend to meet a new group of beginner calligraphers! This is our first visit to Toronto in about 2 years, and we don't know if/when we will return, so if you're in the surrounding areas and looking for access

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Ready for a fresh new week! After some time in my @foxhillgarden this morning {my peonies have finally started to bloom!!}, I'm off to the studio for a jam-packed week of envelopes + reception work before heading to Toronto for this weekend's beginne

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Love these funky pincushion flowers, even though they’re a little out of the norm. What’s your favorite off beat flower? #smittenbrickandmortar

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

The most perfect paperclips that ever existed. Not hyperbole. #smittenpapergoods

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Ready for a full day of live calligraphy today! Head to my stories for behind the scenes throughout the day & if you’re in the DMV area you can come on by for free personalized greeting cards, I’d love to meet you!

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Over 30 new cards and mini enclosures just hit the website! Take a peek and tell us which is your favorite! #smittenpapergoods

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Crazy for all the colors coming out of my @foxhillgarden right now

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Leaving behind the LHC Studio views to make my way to Toronto for tomorrow’s beginner workshop ✈️

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Matte gold foil on everything! We’re debuting a new collection of luxe invites next week, get ready... #smittenpapergoods

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

It’s been a hectic week, but I’ve got a full day in the studio to get caught up on things & start on a new envelope order...always my favorite! - Loving the sweet details our stationery clients have been selecting lately like wax seals & ribbon. Pair

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Practice, practice is the key...for you, for me, for all of us working to keep this art form alive! Our Calligraphy Practice Plan is in its fourth week & we are so proud of the calligraphy crew working their way through the drills. There really is no

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Another year in the books with my sweet husband, Jeremy. It’s hard to believe that 7 years ago we were in Kailua-Kona on the big island of Hawaii for our wedding. - It might have rained on our rehearsal dinner {and we all sprinted inside!}, but the w

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Still loving these marble wraps enclosing an invitation suite with a wax seal

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

SALE!! Have you been eyeing our online calligraphy education offerings but haven't taken the leap? Now is the very best time because we are offering 30% off all digital products in our LHC shop using coupon code DIGITAL at checkout. - Click the link

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Up early for the royal wedding ✔️ It’s always sweet to celebrate love

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

It’s a happy Saturday thanks to @corneliamcnamaraflowers! Can’t wait to meet our new students in class today & get them hooked on modern pointed pen

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Got my hands on a few of these adorable clipboards from @forthehost

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

It's hard to believe that in just one month our Winter/Spring beginner calligraphy workshop season will officially wrap up! We have just 3 cities left before summer {workshop} break & we hope to see you in one of them! Next weekend we will be in Toro

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Stacks on stacks of escort envelopes today plus a some other fun projects that I shared in our stories! - One of these has an error, so I’ll have to re-do it...can you spot which one? Tell me below!

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Love when a client goes for a traditional Spencerian script

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We are getting a lot of questions about the sale and the starter kit and, YES! The 30% off sale using coupon code DIGITAL does include the starter kit + video tutorial. So if you've been looking to learn the art of pointed-pen but aren't sure where t

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

I’ve been in LA for a few days, but tomorrow it’s back to Virginia & I can’t wait to see what’s been blooming in my @foxhillgarden!

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

As small business owners it seems like we continuously hear people telling us to slow down. Or the opposite - to keep hustling. You might feel guilty if you are working too much, you might also feel guilty if you're choosing to spend time away from w

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

This is it! Last call on 30% off all digital content from the shop using code DIGITAL at checkout

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Happy Mother’s Day to the Queen of the Hooper fam

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We're hiring for a position here with me at our Old Town Alexandria studio! We are searching for a top-notch self-starter to join in the daily tasks of what it takes to run a thriving calligraphy business & share this beautiful art form with so many

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We love seeing the inks, nibs & pen holders from our online shop head off to happy hands ready to put them to use! If you haven’t checked out the shop lately, we just restocked all our ink colors {including many of the Fall favorites!}. All the inks

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Getting prepped for our grand re-opening this Saturday from 2-4 pm! There will be treats, snacks, rosé, flowers, DIYs, and 20% off all paper goods. Raise your hand if we’ll see you!

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Your invitation suite is your guests' first peek into your wedding celebration, so you want to make it count! A standard suite is usually 4 pieces - main invitation, reply card, reply envelope & outer envelope - but you can also include additional en

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

So you want to try your hand at modern calligraphy, but you aren't sure where to start, what tools to get, how to know if they work together, how to even use them. We get it!! This is an art skill that takes a lot of patience and practice, and start

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Getting all of our pens in a row to head to Chicago this weekend for another round beginner workshops!! We can’t wait to meet a new crop of students & get them set up with the best pointed-pen supplies + down to earth instruction on how to use them.

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

The shop is stocked for our grand re-opening! Come by for Mother’s Day bouquets, treats and 20% off! The party is from 2-4 today! #smittenbrickandmortar

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Met up with my partner-in-crime @lysbobby here in Toronto & we’re all set up for our beginner class tomorrow {get a peek in our stories!}. - Friday intro fact about Alyssa...before joining the LHC team full time a little over four years ago, she had

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Attention DMV area! This Saturday, May 12 I will be at the @makersmark footprint at the American Field DC craft market from 11am-6pm at Union Market in DC. I'm partnering with Maker's Mark to create personalized notes for Mother's Day, Father's Day,

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Ready to take the leap and learn modern pointed-pen calligraphy? We have just 4 workshop weekends remaining before we take a workshop break for the summer. We would love to meet you in Chicago, Toronto, NYC or the DC area in the next few weeks and ge

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Need a pen holder refresh? We’ve got all my personal favorites including these @tomsstudio holders {on sale!} via our online shop. Check ‘em out at bit.ly/calligraphy_supplies & tell us below, how many pen holders do YOU have? One, 5, 10+?! I’ve got

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

If you've ever attended one of our workshops, or have been following here for a few years, you've probably heard us talk about Modern Calligraphy Summit, or MCS. It's an all ONLINE calligraphy summit with courses covering a wide range of topics inclu

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Holding your wedding invitations in your hands for the first time brings a whole new level of excitement to your wedding ahead. After oftentimes months of planning, you are down to the last 6-8 weeks & soon you'll know who will be helping you celebra

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We’ve got receptions galore coming up on the schedule & I can’t wait to see what the talented vendors we get to work alongside come up with

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Want to learn my Bickham Swash script? It’s one of 9 alphabet exemplar + video options that we offer in our online Calligraphy Classroom Portal...and they are all 30% OFF through today using coupon code DIGITAL. - Adding alphabets to your repertoire

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Monrovia local PSA: Need a Mother’s Day gift? We are teaming up with @plainjaneposy for Mother’s Day bouquets! Pre-order your $35 bouquet by tomorrow and come pick it up on Saturday during our grand re-opening. Leave a comment or DM to reserve yours

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

What's the secret to improving in your calligraphy skills? For not catching the nib on your upstrokes? To not running out of ink so quickly? To prevent ink bleeds & blobs? - These are questions that we get all. the. time. here on social & in our gro

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Getting ready to head into the weekend after a productive day at the studio! If you're looking for some fun calligraphy & lettering projects to work on this weekend, head to lhcalligraphy.com/blog and peruse through the tutorials shared there such as

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