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

Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog, how to, Uncategorized, Writing

Another calligraphy light bulb moment 💡

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 💡

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 🎄😊 Happy crafting!

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

Now I know how to use the pens……

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……

Art, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Lettering, Uncategorized, Wedding Calligraphy, Writing

Wedding poem – Calligraphy practice

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