Meghan Markle's Flawless Calligraphy Is Putting My Christmas Card Signature to Shame

Welp, in case you had any doubt, Meghan Markle does have picture-perfect handwriting, and it's making me rethink my own priorities. The Duchess of Sussex put her calligraphy skills to good use on Tuesday during a solo engagement to a Royal Variety Charity residential care home in London, where she and the residents did arts and crafts and decorated a photo frame that featured their own designs and Meghan's penmanship. She also signed the official guestbook.

In case you're oohing and ahhing over Meghan's handwriting like I am, you should take comfort in the fact that she honed those skills over time. Long before she began her married life with Prince Harry, Meghan supported her acting career by working as a wedding calligrapher and as an instructor at Paper Source in Beverly Hills from 2004 to 2005. "I think handwritten notes are a lost art form," she once told Good Housekeeping. "The idea of someone taking the time to put pen to paper is really special."

It's usually against royal protocol to sign autographs, but thanks to special outings and her fair share of guestbooks, Meghan still has the opportunity to show off her talent from time to time. Ahead, see a snap of Meghan's elegant calligraphy, plus more rare instances where she put her penmanship on display.

Meghan's Crafty Contribution

Meghan Leaves Her Mark (and Her Signature) in These Photos
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Meghan Leaves Her Mark (and Her Signature) in These Photos