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If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» In today's post I want to share a Watercolour painting that I finished this weekend. I am really proud of this piece and my reason for sharing is to let you know that if you want to try a craft you've never tried before, go for it! Inspired by pictures I saw on… Continue reading If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!

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How to make a β€˜Just wanted to say’ greetings card

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» In this blog post I would like to share with you how to make this 'Just wanted to say' greetings card. For this card you will need; β€’ A blank 6x6 greetings card in white β€’ Calligraphy ink and Dip pen (or lettering pen of your choice πŸ˜€) β€’ A piece of blank… Continue reading How to make a β€˜Just wanted to say’ greetings card

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Always good to practice your abc’s

Hello. I thought I would go back to basics with this, a little calligraphy piece, a simple A in copperplate script. I've shared a process video over on My Instagram page I hope it helps if you are looking to try calligraphy, it's always good to start with your abc's 😁 Happy Crafting!

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Another calligraphy light bulb moment πŸ’‘

Hello. In previous posts I've written about how I've been teaching myself Calligraphy over the last 6 months. I started by doing the classic mistake of jumping straight into the middle of my books & getting stuck into my letters. Having realised that I needed to go back & learn the basics I started to… Continue reading Another calligraphy light bulb moment πŸ’‘

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Hello, I thought I would share some of my recent Christmas calligraphy for a little festive cheer. I wrote this out on an envelope to send as part of a larger package. I converted the picture to black and white using the Hootsuite Enhance photo app. I enjoyed writing this πŸŽ„πŸ˜Š Happy crafting!

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Wedding poem – Calligraphy practice

Hello. Still practicing 😁 Ink; Sepia - Bortoletti.fonderia  Nib; Leondart 236 Paper; 90gsm dotted pad by clairefontaine_officiel  Poem; Unknown *The products mentioned here are from my crafty stash, I have no brand affiliation with these products , I have bought them myself. πŸ™‚  Are you learning Calligraphy or another craft? I’d love to see, send… Continue reading Wedding poem – Calligraphy practice

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

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!! πŸ˜€