دعوات والقرطاسية #2

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

It’s a full house in the studio today as we welcome a new crop of calligraphy students

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Porch is officially Halloween ready, just in time to change it over for Thanksgiving tomorrow

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

It's been a lot of pumpkins and ornaments around here lately, but I'm getting back to envelopes soon! Need some help with your own addressing? We carry the @tomsstudio addressing guide in our LHC shop plus a variety of his gold desk accessories & we

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Mondays are hard enough, a beautiful and useful notepad makes it a bit easier. We love the Agenda Legal Pad if you have a busy day of appointments and a long to-do list. Having everything at a glance is a must.

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Just a couple workshop seats left for 2018! We’ll be in Palm Beach, NYC & our home studio shown here in Alexandria, VA in the next few weeks, so head to lhcalligraphy.com/lhcworkshops to grab your seat

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Want to learn modern pointed pen calligraphy, but can't make it to our in-person workshops? We've got ya covered! We just released a BRAND NEW video tutorial to accompany the starter kit for your at-home calligraphy learning experience. - The new vid

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Wondering how to put our personalized mini-pumpkins to use?Here’s a peek back at last year’s look as we start to think about this year’s Thanksgiving table - I love hosting my family for the holidays

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Have a question to ask your best gals this holiday season?! We can help you out with that! Our ornaments can be customized with any phrase you’d like! Click the link in my profile {or visit lhcalligraphy.etsy.com} to grab yours today

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

And just like that, it’s workshop weekend again! We can’t wait to share the best supplies for beginners & our top tips with hands-on instruction for how to use them with two new groups of student here in our Old Town studio {lefties welcome, too!} -

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We've got over 50 personalized ornaments shipping out today, plus we're all set up for this weekend's beginner workshops, plus I'm working on a really fun reception order {it involves watercolor, canvas & gold lettering!}. So we're a bit all over the

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Gimme all the white pumpkins!! If you’re still finishing up your Fall décor like me, be sure to grab a few of our personalized pumpkins via the link in my profile

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

The boutique is open today until 5 pm! We’re stocked with planners, pens and anything else a stationery lover could want.

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

These lined note sets are now on our website AND you can personalize them by adding your name or initials! #smittenpapergoods

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

What more could you wish for? Any birthdays coming this week? Make a wish in the comments and maybe you’ll get a special surprise in the mail.

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

Use the numbers at the top of our Ledger pad to mark the current month. It’s the perfect simple weekly overview.

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Spending the day filling your orders for personalized pumps & thinking about finishing my porch décor in time for tonight’s trick-or-treaters {who I know won’t care too much about it

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We’ve got a little workshop break the next couple weekends, then we’ll be picking things up in Palm Beach, Florida in December! It’s the first time our class will be back in Florida since about 4 year ago, so we hope you can join us if you’re looking

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

How is Thanksgiving only two weeks from tomorrow?!? We linked all the holiday goods in stories so you can easily find them! I can’t wait to be enjoying a delicious spread like this one we created last year with @annekim.photo.... - On that note, we

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Psst! Our calligraphy paper giveaway is back! All supply orders of $50+ receive a free sample pack of calligraphy quality papers including envelopes, flat cards, folded cards & more. Perfect for practicing with your new supplies

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

The shop is open until 5 pm today, come visit! We’ve got new 2019 planners in... #smittenbrickandmortar

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Get ready for holiday festivities with our foiled napkins & personalized pumpkins {yep, they’ll take you through November, too!}

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Inspiring others to learn more about calligraphy & making the art more accessible in general has been one of our main goals over the past 5 years of offering our starter kit & workshops, so receiving your emails & DMs about how we’ve inspired you in

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

You guys are loving the behind-the-scenes video of the gold lettering on these that we shared on IGTV this week {you can still see it there by clicking the IGTV icon in my profile}, and here we’re sharing a little time lapse of the first step of the

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

This time next week our beginner calligraphy workshops will be back in our Old Town, Alexandria studio

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

When I first started to think about teaching calligraphy, I definitely experienced this. How would I teach people how to do something that I felt like I “just did”? I didn’t think about it, I just felt it & saw it & made it happen. Luckily I had non-

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Sadly our dahlia season looks to be coming to a close. I am so happy that here in Alexandria we have such a long period of blooming dahlias. My flowers started in June, and we have made it all the way to mid November and they still have buds. - I le

wedding photo - Smitten on Paper

Smitten on Paper

The shop is open today and we’re all stocked up on planners, time to get ready for the new year! #smittenbrickandmortar

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

We love seeing sneaks {like this iPhone snap from @abbyjiu} from the vendors on site at our client weddings over the weekends! Stellar vendor team for this one @pineappleprodc @sweetrootvillage @amaryllisinc @dcreventrentals @chereeberrypaper & me, @

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Please be sure to VOTE today! Visit vote.org if you need help finding your polling place or have other Qs. #iamavoter #vote #govote #votenow

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Click the link in my profile {or head to lhcalligraphy.etsy.com} to pick out your personalized ornaments for 2018! We love that so many of you have a collection going from year after year...it’s so special to me to be part of your holiday décor! ✨

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

I’ve been loving putting my more traditional scripts to use lately!

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Starting to think about Christmas gifts? Be sure our kid’s calligraphy kit makes the list for the little ones aged 7-11! We’re so excited to be getting the art of pointed pen in front of these young learners...head to lhcalligraphy.com/shop for full

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

That’s a wrap! Tied things up at the studio for the week & ready for some weekend rest & relaxation. - But how about this shiny gold foil?! Loved creating the hand-drawn Crest for this suite & seeing it pop to life in the shiniest foil. - Invitation

wedding photo - Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper

Soaked up a perfect Fall day on the Potomac {see more in my stories!} & ready to get back into the studio tomorrow