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

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, Craft blog, Handmade, how to, Lettering, Uncategorized, Writing

Blending hand lettering

Hello 🙋🏻 I recently made a birthday card for a friend who had commissioned me to make a 60th birthday card. As well as the Watercolour painting of a glass of red wine I decided to hand letter a sentiment direct onto the card. To achieve the look I wanted I blended 2 different colours… Continue reading Blending hand lettering

blogging, Craft blog, Handmade card, Photography, Pintrest, Social media

My new Pinterest board 😊. http://pin.it/1xizEC8

Trying out a Pinterest board of my work. There are so many different social media platforms around these days, but I started with Pinterest before all of the others. I'm going to load some of my pictures onto this board so feel free to check them out and follow the board if you'd like 😊… Continue reading My new Pinterest board 😊. http://pin.it/1xizEC8

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, Uncategorized, Watercolour

Don’t forget to celebrate the work you do!

Hello there. As you may have seen in some of my previous posts I've been practicing my calligraphy recently. I really enjoy doing it (most days! - see last post before this one 😁) and am starting to feel like it's sinking in. I've also been teaching myself Watercolour painting with Watercolour inks and really… Continue reading Don’t forget to celebrate the work you do!