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. 😄 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……
Hello, Here's another quick post to spread a little festive lettering cheer. I created this piece using metallic brush markers in purple and silver on red card. I first wrote out the 'Merry & Bright', straight into the card, you know me, I very rarely draw a piece out in pencil first 😂 I then… Continue reading A little festive lettering cheer
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
Hello. I'd like to share more of my Calligraphy hits and tips with you, as a follow on to my last post Starting Calligraphy – My hints and tips (part 1) and so as you may have guessed this is part 2 😊 In my previous post I wrote about learning the basis with a cartridge calligraphy pen.… Continue reading Starting Calligraphy – My hints and tips (part 2)
Sharing my experiences for starting out learning Calligraphy
Hello 🙋🏻 I recently posted a blog post about Having another Calligraphy Breakthrough 🙂 I felt like I was on a bit of a roll & so wanted to keep practising but needed something else to write. I also have an Instagram account, which I use a lot 😂. If you are not familiar with Instagram… Continue reading My Instagram Calligraphy challenge
Hello! So I sat down at my craft desk again today and after making a few Christmas cards (of course 😂) I decided to practice my calligraphy. I recently bought a Speedball Calligraphy pen, mainly for the different types of nibs to be honest 😁. Included in the pack was a sheet of instructions and… Continue reading I’ve had another Calligraphy Breakthrough!
Hello. Today I’ve posted a ‘how to’ video on my Instagram page, a how to crochet 😊 Something a little different for me, but as well as papercraft and painting I crochet too. I’m in the middle of a baby blanket for a friend and thought I would post a quick 60 second how to.… Continue reading I can’t post a video here but…….