The Poppy Pen (CT/NYC based)
The Poppy Pen (CT/NYC based)

The Poppy Pen (CT/NYC based)

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Introduction: Hi, I'm Allison. I specialize in live on-site events and in studio commissions for luxury weddings and corporate brand activations. Serving Connecticut, New York City, Westchester and beyond, I provide a variety of trendsetting experiential services that create unforgettable experiences and elevate your brand or special event to new heights. My services include: Calligraphy: Place cards, personalized notes, gift tags, brand packaging, envelopes, paper goods, leather goods Engraving: fragrance bottles, candles, metal tumblers, wine and liquor bottles Bottle and Product Painting: Perfume bottles, cosmetics, wine bottles, bags, boxes, handbags, shoes, and glassware Heat Foiling: leather and faux leather goods, luggage tags, purses, shoes, cosmetic cases, sunglass cases Fashion Illustration: stunning watercolor fashion illustrations Gold Illumination: real gold leaf illumination on Paper goods, fragrance bottles, candles, packaging note cards Previous clients include: Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Diptyque, Jo Malone, Perfums de Marly and more! IN STUDIO PRICING: *Please note I have a $100 in studio minimum order HAND CALLIGRAPHY ENVELOPE ADDRESSING Outer Envelope - $6.00 per Inner Envelope Only - $3.00 per Outer &Inner Envelope Set - $9.00 per Textured/Handmade Paper - $1.00 additional fee per item DAY OF CALLIGRAPHY Place Cards (Name Only) - $3.00 Escort Cards (Name and Table Number/Table Name) - $3.50 Non paper surface (i.e. Acrylic, agate, leaves) – additional $0.75/place or escort card COMMISIONED PIECES Vows, poems, passages, etc. - $150 + (please get in touch for a custom quote) For in studio orders rush fees are as follows: Within 10 days: 25% Within 7 days: 50% Within 3 days: 75% Next Day: 100%

Current Top Pro

Hired 6 times

Serves New Canaan, CT

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4 years in business

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This pro accepts payments via Check, Credit card, PayPal, Venmo, and Zelle.

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  • Bottle Painting for Givenchy at Macy's Herald Squa



Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.


3 reviews


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Adrienne H.
Dec 19, 2023

Hired on Thumbtack

Hired on Thumbtack

Allison was an absolute pleasure to work with. Her custom ornaments were the highlight of our christmas event. She has a repeat customer for life!

Details: Printwork e.g., for a poem or phrase • Personal/Individual • Corporate • 11-50 • My home, venue, etc.

The Poppy Pen (CT/NYC based)'s reply
Thank you so much Adrienne! I had so much fun at your event and so appreciate your kind words! Looking forward to hopefully working with you again :).
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Erik C.
Nov 18, 2023
Allison did a great job at our event. There was a lot of excitement from people watching live engraving.
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Michael S.
Nov 18, 2023
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