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February overview: My crafty lessons this month

Hello 👋🏻 As I write this weeks post it's the first weekend of March & the UK's snow is being replaced by rain. Over the past year I feel like my paper craft has really been evolving and as I have written in a few of my previous posts I really feel like I'm starting… Continue reading February overview: My crafty lessons this month

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, Craft blog, Handmade, how to, Lettering, Uncategorized, Writing

Blending hand lettering

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

Craft blog, Uncategorized

I’ve designed myself a logo 

Hello 🙋🏻 I’ve been toying with the idea of creating myself a logo for a little while now. And yesterday inspiration struck! And so I have created my own logo to hopefully create a bit of a brand for myself.  I craft as a hobby with the occasional sale but long term I would really… Continue reading I’ve designed myself a logo 

Christmas, Craft blog, Watercolour

A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.

Hello! I have recently been experimenting with water colour inks to make galaxy paintings. I have shared a few of my recent pieces in my posts; Two pieces I'm really proud of and A watercolour galaxy not so far away As Christmas production is starting to kick in I thought I would have a try at a Christmas… Continue reading A Christmas tree galaxy – Watercolour & Christmas.

Art, Art, Drawing, Calligraphy, Drawing, Flowers, Galaxy painting, Uncategorized, Watercolour, Writing

I just wanted to share these two, as I’m really proud of them

Hand painted galaxy balloon and hand painted flower and leaves  using: • Royal talens Ecoline inks • uniball_uk white roller ball pen (for galaxy stars) • unipin fine liner 0.05 (for flower and leaves drawings) • Calligraphy lettering using my pointed pen with Leondart 'general' nib • Manuscriptpenco Black acrylic ink.  • Paper is Winsor… Continue reading I just wanted to share these two, as I’m really proud of them

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, 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