Kelly Hager is the founder, designer, and calligrapher behind Polished Pen Calligraphy. Growing up having a love for beautiful paper, writing, and stationery, Kelly was always trying to make her notes and papers cute. After graduating from Texas A&M University, Kelly was working in the corporate world and decided to take a calligraphy class at SMU as a creative outlet. After the first class, Kelly was hooked and calligraphy turned into a passion. After leaving her career in the corporate world, Kelly moved to Italy where the dream of owning a calligraphy studio was born. Upon moving back to the States, she opened Polished Pen for business full time in 2015. She has worked with countless clients on projects ranging from proposals, business logos, to all things wedding.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Kelly and Polished Pen have worked with clients across the United States and abroad, creating custom pieces for some of their most important milestones. There is something inherently special about designing pieces that help celebrate such significant moments. It’s such a privilege to work on each piece!
Several pieces of Kelly’s work have been featured in publications such as Ruffled, Wedding Sparrow, Joy Wed, Brides of North Texas, Southern Weddings, Trendy Bride, and more.