I haven’t made it a secret that I’m a pretty big fan of Laura Hooper Calligraphy. Gorgeous hand lettered script is just something I naturally gravitate towards, having grown up around the art. For as long as I can remember, my mom has been doing custom lettering for church certificates, diplomas and wedding invitations, so I’ve always had a great appreciation for this art. I never thought that I’d be able to follow suit though – that is, until I caught wind of Laura Hooper and her genius starter kit.
Having since had the chance to try it out for myself, I’m hooked. In the kit, Laura includes notes and practice sheets that help to break down the process step by step. Within just an hour or so, I was writing out my name, my sister’s name, my friends’ names, my cat’s name – pretty much anything my eye flicked over to, I was writing it out in calligraphy. I started out practicing on a J.Crew paper bag, eventually moved on to cardboard and finished on pretty card stock envelopes.
If you have ever hoped to learn calligraphy, this kit will give you the confidence you need to make it happen – and I’m not just saying that. I’m infatuated with this new skill, and I know you will be, too.
Happily, I’m not quite done sharing all of the wonderful plans Laura and I have worked up together. I can’t spill all of the beans with you yet, but just know that it’s all about Valentine’s Day in this little abode of ours, and Laura’s beautiful work is peppered throughout the scene. Details soon, but in the meantime, check out Laura’s Etsy shop for your immediate V-Day script fix!
So tell me. Have you been dying to learn calligraphy, too?