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Do You Know Calligraphy?

I just came across these exquisite Lace and Foxes Valentines ($10) by Hello Handmade Paperie, who will inscribe your love note in calligraphy and mail off your card for you. Although I think my chicken scratch does have a certain je ne sais quoi — what's not to love? — the card got me to thinking that calligraphy is a lost art these days. It's sad to see the stunning script fall by the wayside.

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HoneyAndtheMoon HoneyAndtheMoon 7 years
My grandfather does calligraphy on the side. He makes really cute business cards, with a personal touch!
la-dee-da-dee la-dee-da-dee 7 years
My grandpa tried to teach me. I wish I had paid more attention.
endomental endomental 7 years
I used to.
endomental endomental 7 years
I used to.
emalove emalove 7 years
I did a summer program back in middle school where I learned it...I don't remember being that into it. LOL
starangel82 starangel82 7 years
I've been meaning to learn for years. It just keeps getting put on the back burner.
Ellenora Ellenora 7 years
I have calligraphy pens but I don't really know calligraphy. I use them to write either in my paper journal or to just make my cards look a little more old-fashioned. I mainly write in cursive and calligraphy pens complement my writing style.
Spiderlove Spiderlove 7 years
Yep. I learned it when I was a teenager... I used to love getting new nibs and inks! :)
kscincotta kscincotta 7 years
I wish I could. My cousin does beautiful calligraphy. She addressed all of our wedding invitations for us as a wedding gift which was really a win all the way around.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Yep I've done it many times!!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Yep I've done it many times!!
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