Art, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Handmade, Handmade card, how to, Uncategorized

How to make a foil border card

Hello there! In my previous post about my craft goals for 2018 I wrote about how I'm going to work on posting more regularly this year. And so, without further ado, my first 'how to' post of 2018. How to make this foil border card; For this project you'll need A blank greetings card -… Continue reading How to make a foil border card

Calligraphy, Craft blog, Goals, how to, Social media, Uncategorized

Sharing my craft goals for 2018

Hello. So my craft goals for 2018 are now written down. On page one of my beautiful new journal. My goals are a mix of getting my name out there to try to start making projects for people & personal targets to keep improving. I wanted to share my goals with you so that you… Continue reading Sharing my craft goals for 2018

Art, Calligraphy, calligraphy how to, Copperplate, Craft blog, how to write calligraphy, Lettering, Wedding Calligraphy

Always good to practice your abc’s

Hello. I thought I would go back to basics with this, a little calligraphy piece, a simple A in copperplate script. I've shared a process video over on My Instagram page I hope it helps if you are looking to try calligraphy, it's always good to start with your abc's 😁 Happy Crafting!

Art, blogging, Blogging community, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Social media, Uncategorized

2018 mariebxmastree new look

Hello! I have a number of craft goals for 2018 relating to both improving my crafting skills & also improving/working on my social media accounts. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be updating both my Instagram page & my blog to reflect my style as mariebxmastree. 2017 has been an eye opening year… Continue reading 2018 mariebxmastree new look

Art, Art, Drawing, Craft blog, Drawing, Flowers, Uncategorized

I’ve also been drawing….

Hello, As well as teaching myself Calligraphy, Watercolour painting and making greetings cards.... I'm also trying to teach myself to draw flowers, which I hope to transfer onto greetings cards with some point. πŸ˜‚ But for now, I'm having fun sketching flowers. The book I am using to reference is 'The Watercolour Flower painter's… Continue reading I’ve also been drawing….

Art, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Drawing, Handmade, Lettering, Uncategorized, Watercolour, Writing

Festive photo staging

Hello, I thought I would share another little festive craft project: I've been practicing my Instagram photo staging. A quick question; would you like to see a post about my photo staging process? Happy crafting! πŸŽ„

Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog, Handmade, Handmade card, Lettering, Writing

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!