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

Craft blog, Uncategorized

I’ve designed myself a logo 

Hello 🙋🏻 I’ve been toying with the idea of creating myself a logo for a little while now. And yesterday inspiration struck! And so I have created my own logo to hopefully create a bit of a brand for myself.  I craft as a hobby with the occasional sale but long term I would really… Continue reading I’ve designed myself a logo 

Calligraphy, Craft blog

Anouther Christmas Calligraphy close up….

Hello. I'm still making my gift boxes and wanted to share anouther Calligraphy close up.  I've been working on my flourishes. Improvement still to be made but it's progressing. You may also notice that I drew out pencil lines for this one (& the other boxes I've made), I would normal just go straight to… Continue reading Anouther Christmas Calligraphy close up….

Christmas, Craft blog, Watercolour

A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.

Hello! I have recently been experimenting with water colour inks to make galaxy paintings. I have shared a few of my recent pieces in my posts; Two pieces I'm really proud of and A watercolour galaxy not so far away As Christmas production is starting to kick in I thought I would have a try at a Christmas… Continue reading A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.

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, Christmas, Handmade card, Uncategorized, Writing

Christmas Calligraphy inspiration

Hello.  Sometimes it's hard to think of what to write when practicing calligraphy, or any lettering pieces. Today I realised that my favourite time of year has an abundance of quotes I can practice with. And so this evening's practice has been Christmas inspired 🎄 Do you recognise the song? I apologise if this gets… Continue reading Christmas Calligraphy inspiration

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

Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Photography, Uncategorized

Christmas Calligraphy practice – starting to stage product photos

Hello there.  It's a warm summers day, perfect for Christmas Calligraphy 😂 I think some of the letter shapes and forms are stating to make sense now and I have a found new appreciation for the capital letter S 😁 I've also been practicing my photo staging.  So many beautiful products are shared on social… Continue reading Christmas Calligraphy practice – starting to stage product photos

Calligraphy, Christmas, Uncategorized, Writing

Calligraphy progress I hope 🤞 

Hello there! I've been trying to practice a little bit of Calligraphy every day, even if it's only a few letters. I've even tried to do a little bit during the day, incorporating some of the flourishes when I'm writing notes at work 😂  It doesn't usually work out as a Biro isn't the same… Continue reading Calligraphy progress I hope 🤞