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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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, […] Read More