blogging, Calligraphy, Craft blog, craft fair, Goals, Handmade, Uncategorized

Working on one of my 2018 craft goals – Looking for a craft fair

Hello. At the beginning of the year I wrote out my 2018 craft goals. One of them is to sell my handmade cards at a craft fair which creates a number of thoughts..... Can I make enough stock? How can I make my products look good? Do I need insurance of some kind? Am I… Continue reading Working on one of my 2018 craft goals – Looking for a craft fair

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, 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

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

Art, blogging, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Drawing, Galaxy painting, Handmade, Social media, Uncategorized, Watercolour

My Instagram craft inspirations

Hello!  I’ve always been quite ‘arty’ in that I make cards, sew, crochet etc. but over the last year I feel as though my crafts have developed further. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I want to take my crafting on to the next step now, get my name out there, maybe even a craft… Continue reading My Instagram craft inspirations

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

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