Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog, Handmade, Handmade card, Social media, Uncategorized

My October makes – crafts of October

Hello. I didn’t realise how productive I’d been last month until I pulled my ‘my month making’ post together over on mariebxmastree Instagram I’d forgotten some of the things I’d created, especially my new logo. My logo is a bit of a milestone for me, as now I feel like I can start to work on… Continue reading My October makes – crafts of October

Christmas, Craft blog, Watercolour

A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.

Hello! I have recently been experimenting with water colour inks to make galaxy paintings. I have shared a few of my recent pieces in my posts; Two pieces I'm really proud of and A watercolour galaxy not so far away As Christmas production is starting to kick in I thought I would have a try at a Christmas… Continue reading A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.

Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog

Christmas production in full swing

Hello. It's always nice to have a birthday or  event to make things for but I have to admit I love making Christmas things! 😁. Could you guess by my account name and blog theme 😂 And when you mix the different techniques you've been practicing, well, even better. I've been working on Christmas gift… Continue reading Christmas production in full swing

Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Handmade card, Uncategorized, Writing

Christmas Calligraphy inspiration

Hello.  Sometimes it's hard to think of what to write when practicing calligraphy, or any lettering pieces. Today I realised that my favourite time of year has an abundance of quotes I can practice with. And so this evening's practice has been Christmas inspired 🎄 Do you recognise the song? I apologise if this gets… Continue reading Christmas Calligraphy inspiration

Calligraphy, Christmas, Handmade card, Photography, Uncategorized, Writing

Snowflake Christmas card – how to make

Hello. I wanted to share a more detailed post on how I make a card, so I picked a Christmas card that I made today to share.  The basis of the card is a piece of calligraphy. This is written in the copperplate style. I used my pointed pen with a Brause no.361 nib and… Continue reading Snowflake Christmas card – how to make

Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Photography, Uncategorized

Christmas Calligraphy practice – starting to stage product photos

Hello there.  It's a warm summers day, perfect for Christmas Calligraphy 😂 I think some of the letter shapes and forms are stating to make sense now and I have a found new appreciation for the capital letter S 😁 I've also been practicing my photo staging.  So many beautiful products are shared on social… Continue reading Christmas Calligraphy practice – starting to stage product photos

Calligraphy, Christmas, Uncategorized, Writing

Calligraphy progress I hope 🤞 

Hello there! I've been trying to practice a little bit of Calligraphy every day, even if it's only a few letters. I've even tried to do a little bit during the day, incorporating some of the flourishes when I'm writing notes at work 😂  It doesn't usually work out as a Biro isn't the same… Continue reading Calligraphy progress I hope 🤞 

Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Uncategorized

Christmas faux calligraphy – it’s never too early 😁

Hello there. As I type this evenings blog my Christmas count down app tells me there are 137 days to go 🎄. You may be able to tell from the background I've chosen for this blog.....and my blog, Instagram and twitter name, that I love Christmas. This year I would like to sell some of… Continue reading Christmas faux calligraphy – it’s never too early 😁