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
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 💡
Hello. What are your crafty plans for next year? I've started making a list of the blog posts I'm going to write, I think plan number one is to be more organised with my social media 😂 Happy crafting!
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! 🎄
Hello. Sometimes, to create lettering projects, a good old fashioned pencil works just as good! ✏️😁 Have a go, you might be surprised what you can create 😊 Happy Crafting!
Christmas is such a great time to practice calligraphy
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 🎄😊 Happy crafting!
Hello. Do you have things in your craft cupboard that you bought way back when, never really knew what to do with, forgot about and then re-instated when you found the right way to use them? I do exactly that. 😄 I can't remember exactly when it was but a few years ago I bought… Continue reading Now I know how to use the pens……
Hello, Christmas is just around the corner so here's a little Christmas Calligraphy of mine; For this piece I used Finetec Gold ink, M620 Inca gold and a Leondart nib, no. 256 Happy Crafting 😊🎄
Hello. Still practicing 😁 Ink; Sepia - Bortoletti.fonderia Nib; Leondart 236 Paper; 90gsm dotted pad by clairefontaine_officiel Poem; Unknown *The products mentioned here are from my crafty stash, I have no brand affiliation with these products , I have bought them myself. 🙂 Are you learning Calligraphy or another craft? I’d love to see, send… Continue reading Wedding poem – Calligraphy practice