Kristara is the founder of Kristara Calligraphy and author of Creative Calligraphy: A Beginner’s Guide to Modern, Pointed-Pen Calligraphy. Known for her modern take on calligraphy, she has worked with countless brides and brands (including Omega Watches, Kendra Scott, Ray-Ban, and Lululemon) to incorporate hand lettering into their stationery, events, and retail designs. She also teaches lettering and creative classes from her studio near Downtown Houston and through her online calligraphy class. Since 2014, she has taught nearly 100 classes and converted more than 1,200 people into calligraphy lovers.
Her work has been featured in numerous print and online publications, such as The Knot, Southern Bride, 100 Layer Cake and Wedding Chicks. When she’s not teaching or making a huge mess in her studio, she enjoys having impromptu living room dance parties with her daughter, Elle, and her husband, Dan.