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I’ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..

Hello πŸ™‚ Over the last couple of weeks I've been doing a lot of painting practice. If you are new to my blog (welcome, thank you for reading today's post) over the past year I have been teaching myself to paint with Watercolours. I am also teaching myself Calligraphy, both with the intention of improving… Continue reading I’ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..

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Craft fair preparations – My April update

Hello there πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Earlier in the year I signed up to sell my handmade cards at a craft fair in December (2018). As I signed up in January I have given myself 11 months to prepare and make stock 😁 I'm sure as I get towards December I will be thinking that 11 months wasn't… Continue reading Craft fair preparations – My April update

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An evolving style – my social media pictures of my cardmaking

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ». My craft fair preparations continue; handmade card manufacture is well underway and I am slowly but surely building up stocks. I've even made a start on the Christmas crafts (it's February as I write this post 😁) As I have been making my cards I have been taking pictures and posting them to… Continue reading An evolving style – my social media pictures of my cardmaking

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Another calligraphy light bulb moment πŸ’‘

Hello. In previous posts I've written about how I've been teaching myself Calligraphy over the last 6 months. I started by doing the classic mistake of jumping straight into the middle of my books & getting stuck into my letters. Having realised that I needed to go back & learn the basics I started to… Continue reading Another calligraphy light bulb moment πŸ’‘

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Hello, I thought I would share some of my recent Christmas calligraphy for a little festive cheer. I wrote this out on an envelope to send as part of a larger package. I converted the picture to black and white using the Hootsuite Enhance photo app. I enjoyed writing this πŸŽ„πŸ˜Š Happy crafting!

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A little festive lettering cheer

Hello, Here's another quick post to spread a little festive lettering cheer. I created this piece using metallic brush markers in purple and silver on red card. I first wrote out the 'Merry & Bright', straight into the card, you know me, I very rarely draw a piece out in pencil first πŸ˜‚ I then… Continue reading A little festive lettering cheer