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

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100 followers- Thank you!

Hello. Today my craft blog reached 100 followers. Thank you so much to everyone who follows me & I plan to create even more crafting blog content in 2018. Iā€™m also proud of this achievement as I only started my blog in August 2017, sharing my crafting journey in the hope that I can share… Continue reading 100 followers- Thank you!

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! šŸŽ„

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I’ve got to remember to write it out first!! šŸ˜€

Hello there! This piece I'm going to share started so well...... I coloured the watercolour paper with a yellow Ecoline ink and water wash.... I cut the card to the perfect size for the frame I had waiting.... I found a lovely verse to practice my Calligraphy.... I measured out 6 lines to fit the… Continue reading I’ve got to remember to write it out first!! šŸ˜€

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 šŸ˜) 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!

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 šŸŽ„ 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.Ā  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

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Christmas Calligraphy practice – starting to stage product photos

Hello there.  It's a warm summers day, perfect for Christmas Calligraphy šŸ˜‚ 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 šŸ˜ 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