Wedding Trend: Grey Ink
When you get two requests in one week for grey ink, you know it must be trending. Almost eight years ago I printed my own wedding invitations in grey, so the color holds a special place in my heart. I have my invitation framed in my house (something I highly recommend as a wedding present) and admire the crisp yet soft grey letterpress on white paper all the time. The gold ink trend is here to stay, and black is timeless. I'm also doing a wedding next month in navy ink. What
Here Come the Brides!
Wedding season is here, which means lots and lots of envelopes for a lucky calligrapher such as myself to address. Beyond envelopes, there are so many fun items that calligraphers can create to personalize your special day - a bride and groom's monogram or names can be hand-lettered and used for printing invitations, napkins, cups, huggies, welcome basket materials, and much, much more. The sky's the limit! A calligrapher can also design entire invitation suites or just eleme
Still pretty excited that it's officially spring, and the kids and I have gone to my parents' in Alabama for the week since my mom's a teacher and it's her Spring Break. So nice to have a change of scenery for a few days! I've been working while the kids have been busy playing with all of our old toys (so glad Mom saved those). They're so busy getting into everything they can hardly handle it. I'm working today on my calendar for April jobs and calligraphy classes. I'm so exc
Spring is Here!
I love the fresh start of a new season, especially spring with its promise of sunshine, warmer temps and blooming flowers to come! It's raining here today and snowing up north, but I can't wait for days when I can let my babies outside to run around in the yard and get some of their abundant energy out. Flowers and an herb garden make me happy too. Spring is also the start of "wedding season" and has many getting ready for graduations, too. Both occasions keep me busy as a ca
Welcome to Beth Hunt Calligraphy!
Welcome to my blog, Letters & Life, where I'll be posting a lot about my work as a calligrapher and a little about my life. I'm a native of Montgomery, AL, living in Oxford, MS, by way of Paris, France, and then Washington, DC. My husband of seven years and I have a three year old son, William, and a one year old daughter, Annabelle. Things are busy but beautiful! Speaking of beautiful things, for as long as I can remember I have loved putting pen to paper in the literal sens