Invitations & Stationery

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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

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

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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

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

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

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

We’re showing our new collection to wholesale buyers at the National Stationery Show this week. There are SO MANY new products we’re excited about, including these legal pads. Come see us at booth 1621 if you’re here! #smittenpapergoods

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

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

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

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

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

The Postcard invite is inspired by vintage hand-written letters found in a forgotten drawer on the palest blush paper. Nothing more romantic than that. #smittenpapergoods

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Happy Friday! Just a friendly reminder that it all starts from within ✨ When launching your own business it can be difficult to navigate the naysayers {“you’re leaving your secure 9-5 job to do WHAT?” or even better “sounds fun, but what’s your REAL

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

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

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

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

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

We're in the final stretch of our 5 Week Calligraphy Practice Plan & we couldn't be more proud of our students and their improvement over the past 5 weeks with us! There is no secret to improving your skill with this art...practice is literally the o

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 - 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 - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Now is the perfect time to get a little something for your favorite superhero. #smittenpapergoods

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 - 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 - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

A few members of Team Smitten in action. Love these girls ❤️ #teamsmitten

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

You want to learn the art of modern pointed pen but can’t make it to one of our in-person workshops? Don’t fret, we got ya covered! Our starter kit + online course included all the same supplies & walks you through the kit from tool prep to the full

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

Have you tried the art of modern pointed pen without success? Or maybe you are so overwhelmed, you don't even know where to start or what tools to get? Thousands of beginners just like you have trusted us to get them started with the RIGHT supplies f

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

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

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

The great debate - mix-n-match or full calligraphy?! When I first started addressing envelopes nearly 16 years ago, it would have been unheard of to do the address portion in block letters {though I did have an all caps style pretty early on, it just

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

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

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

Made it home, sweet home to Alexandria! - In two weeks we’ll take our beginner workshop to NYC plus a beyond beginner class on letter connections, then we will wrap up this season of workshops right here in our home studio in Old Town. - We love that

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Shades of grey ⚪️⚫️ Tired of having to mix your white & black inks every time you need a grey? I was, too, which is precisely why I started keeping a rainbow of colors on hand, mixed & ready to go so I am very rarely needing to mix ink at all these d

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

Jumping into a week full of reception work & taking a peek back at one of our favorite reception installations by @gritandgrace & @reveventpro. We love working on creative ideas like this cutting board escort display! Swipe right for a closer look. W

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Just a girl & her first @foxhillgarden haul of the season!! Grabbed these beauties on Sunday when I got home from workshop travel & so glad I did because things have been a bit crazy in the garden lately with all this rain!! - Double tap if you’re r

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

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!

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