Write from the heart . . . celebrate Valentine's Day Italian-style at Fabriano Boutique

FABRIANO boutique, the home of luxury Italian stationery and gifts, brings 'amore' to London. To celebrate Valentine's Day, there's free calligraphy gift and card signing, exclusive cards, romantic paper and leather gifts and a calligraphy class and equipment:

- the FREE in-store calligraphy signing service will be provided by a master calligrapher on Saturday, 13 February from 3-6pm

- the Calligraphy workshop dedicated to romantic script and Valentine's Day creativity takes place on Tuesday, 9 February from 6.30-8.30pm [to book call 020 7240 6000]

- there's an extensive range of calligraphy pens, inks and fine papers to create your own love notes

- 'Oh, i Cuori' is a special edition set of 25 cards illustrated with playful hearts by Milan based artist and graphic designer Serena Viola.

Serena Viola's 'Oh, i Cuori' cards are printed on fine Fabriano paper, with captions in Italian, French, English and German to ensure that love is truly an international language. The award-winning illustrator has created the 25 cards exclusively for FABRIANO boutique. The delightful images present a range of emotions: the lucky heart, the complicated heart, the contented heart and more. The 11 x 15cm cards come in a presentation folder and are 100% recyclable, biodegradable and from managed forests to ensure that the gift not only comes with an open heart but a clear conscience too.

The day before Valentine's Day, Saturday 13th February, a master calligrapher will be at FABRIANO boutique Covent Garden to sign customers' cards and gifts. The free service will run from 3-6pm.

The Valentine's calligraphy workshop is for beginners and those with experience. Taught by a master calligrapher, the 2 hour class from 6.30-8.30pm on Tuesday, 9 February teaches Chancery Italic script and flourishes, perfect for Valentine's messages and creations. With a free 'goody bag' of calligraphy equipment, it also provides all you need to create more cards at home.

In the run up to Valentine's Day, FABRIANO boutique is on hand to help customers create their own Valentine's Day cards, with an extensive range of calligraphy pens, inks, blank Medieovalis decal-edged cards for your own special message and matching envelopes.

And for those who want inspired cards and gifts that are out of the ordinary, there's a whole range of the finest leather gifts in romantic red and paper creations too.

FABRIANO boutique in the UK can be found at: 21 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9PU | email | telephone 020 7240 6000

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