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!

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

Calligraphy, Uncategorized, Watercolour, Writing

Practicing Wedding Calligraphy 

Hello, I have to say, Brush Calligraphy is much harder than it looks 😁 For this piece I used a very thin paint brush to 'write', using black Ecoline Watercolour ink. I had painted a floral painting earlier in the week and had cut it to size to make as card centres. I had some… Continue reading Practicing Wedding Calligraphy 

Art, Art, Drawing, Calligraphy, Drawing, Flowers, Uncategorized, Writing

More flower doodles – I just enjoy doing them

Hello.  I know I've posted a few of my flower doodles on my blog already but I really enjoy doing them so thought I'd share just one more 😉  This piece was created on a crimson coloured card, from the depths of my craft draw, using a Uniball signo broad pen in White.  Thought I would throw… Continue reading More flower doodles – I just enjoy doing them

Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Uncategorized

Christmas faux calligraphy – it’s never too early 😁

Hello there. As I type this evenings blog my Christmas count down app tells me there are 137 days to go 🎄. You may be able to tell from the background I've chosen for this blog.....and my blog, Instagram and twitter name, that I love Christmas. This year I would like to sell some of… Continue reading Christmas faux calligraphy – it’s never too early 😁

Art, Art, Drawing, Calligraphy, Drawing, Flowers, Uncategorized, Watercolour

I made a card I was really proud of, then dropped a paint brush on it

Hello. I made a card yesterday, floral line drawing, faux calligraphy and Watercolour painting. It was a Good Luck card for a colleague who was leaving work. I took a picture of it, posted it on Instagram and then placed it on my craft table.  All was going well, I started my next project, my… Continue reading I made a card I was really proud of, then dropped a paint brush on it