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

Festive photo staging

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! ๐ŸŽ„

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. ๐Ÿ˜„ 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 ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป 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, Craft blog, Lettering, Uncategorized, Writing

Just wanted to say……

๐Ÿ˜ Lettering created using 2 shades of purple, Tombow dual brush pens, blended together. Shading & โ€˜happyโ€™ created using light grey Tombow dual brush pen. Highlights created using a Uniball White ballpoint pen. Background material is my good old Ikea craft chair ๐Ÿ˜‚ *please note there are no affiliate links & I will not receive… Continue reading Just wanted to say……

Craft blog, Uncategorized

Iโ€™ve designed myself a logoย 

Hello ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป๏ปฟ Iโ€™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 Iโ€™ve designed myself a logoย 

Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog

Christmas production in full swing

Hello. It's always nice to have a birthday or ย event to make things for but I have to admit I love making Christmas things! ๐Ÿ˜. Could you guess by my account name and blog theme ๐Ÿ˜‚ 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, Art, Drawing, Calligraphy, Writing

Keep practicing, it will be worth it.

Hello there! Yesterday I scrolled through my Instagram feed and noticed a post I had done on the 14th of July this year. It was a submission to a daily lettering challenge, where people post their lettering pieces of a quote or a word. It's all good fun and gets you practicing your lettering skills. … Continue reading Keep practicing, it will be worth it.