Art, Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog, Handmade, Handmade card, Lettering, Writing

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 🎄😊 Happy crafting!

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. 😄 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, Flowers, Handmade, Painting, Uncategorized, Watercolour

A little Watercolour pink flowers

Hello, Here's a little water colour flower painting of mine. I created this using Pink Ecoline water colour ink for the flowers and black for the flower centres. The light coloured flower petals around the background were created using the water I had been cleaning my brush in 😁 The pink ink had made the… Continue reading A little Watercolour pink flowers

Art, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Lettering, Uncategorized, Wedding Calligraphy, Writing

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. 🙂  Are you learning Calligraphy or another craft? I’d love to see, send… Continue reading Wedding poem – Calligraphy practice

Art, Craft blog, Lettering, Uncategorized, Writing

Just wanted to say……

😁 Lettering created using 2 shades of purple, Tombow dual brush pens, blended together. Shading & ‘happy’ 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 😂 *please note there are no affiliate links & I will not receive… Continue reading Just wanted to say……

Calligraphy, Copperplate, Craft blog, how to, Uncategorized, Writing

Starting Calligraphy – My hints and tips (part 2)

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)