Letterpress Prints

It’s very special to me to have Scripture in my home, and being a calligrapher, I had always dreamed about creating some pieces in letterpress. To me, letterpress is rich, soft, elegant.¬†Perfected by Johann Gutenberg in the 1400s, letterpress is a form of printing where an image is pressed into the paper. I decided to […]

a pen show!

This past weekend was the Dallas Pen Show! My husband and I took the afternoon to view the huge display¬†of fountain pens, from vintage to brand new. It was quite fun! The highlight was seeing my good friend and calligraphy mentor, Michael Sull, who was also a vendor at the show. Every summer we’ll usually […]

a bit of loveliness for your wedding

Sometimes it’s those little touches that make all the difference to your wedding decor. Things like, a little sign in the bathroom. Or, a greeting of welcome on a chalkboard. Or, framed wording by your guest book. Often, these are the last-minute, ooh I should have done that!!, why didn’t I think of it?, type […]

Chalkboard Signs

It was barely two weeks before my wedding and I was in bed with the flu! Creating this sign was one of the first things I did upon feeling better. I started by purchasing a large foam board (white) sign from Hobby Lobby and a can of chalkboard paint (black). After giving my foam board […]

Fall is in the air

It’s the middle of September, and we’ve already had our first {tiny!} cool front here in Texas! I often think of this old quote by George Herbert, from 1633, and decided to give myself a little project in writing it! After penning the quote in black ink, I scanned it into my computer and then […]

The beginnings of a blog…

{I am beginning a blog that will be updated with fun tidbits about the life of a calligrapher. Short posts, inspiring links, thoughts about weddings and etiquette, and more. Hope you enjoy!!} Sharing a couple of my favorite tools for practicing… besides your every day pencil, there are more tools you can use that are […]

Jennifer Calligrapher

I’m so glad you’re here and invite you to enjoy your visit to my page and the wonderful world of hand-written calligraphy! From wedding invitation design, to envelopes, to creating one-of-a-kind pieces, to place cards – you’ve come to the right place and I’d love to work with you. Newly married and from San Antonio, […]