Projects Lately - May
Hooray for the weekend! And just like that, it's time to say hello to June on Monday. May has been a busy and fun month here, with the typical wedding season stacks upon stacks of envelopes, but I've also gotten to do some really different and outside-the-box calligraphy jobs as well. I was seriously flattered to receive a call from Nautilus Publishing a while back asking me to number 1,000 first edition prints of their new book. I've enjoyed numbering the books at their offi
The holiday weekend and its unofficial start to summertime arrived just at the right moment here. After addressing a little over 600 envelopes in a little over a week, let's just say my hand needed a mini-vacay. She got to meet some new friends after we mailed off our last box of envelopes Thursday night. How adorable is this wine glass and why have I never seen one like it before?? A thoughtful friend brought it back to me from New Orleans! My husband's aunt and cousin were
Unveiling My Newest Calligraphy Style!
Most brides nowadays come to me with a specific idea of what style calligraphy they would like. Thanks to Pinterest, Instagram, and countless other online resources, calligraphy is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance with pictures of beautiful envelopes floating around the Internet. Some brides peruse my website (or Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram) and tell me which one of my styles they would like, but every now and then someone asks me to try something different. The sw
Stop and Smell the Roses
I went outside with my kids last week and was amazed at how big and beautiful my rosebushes were blooming! They bloomed all of a sudden and were just breathtaking. It got me thinking about taking time out to appreciate all the little things - pretty flowers, a good cup of coffee, a call from a friend, or whatever it may be. I had the most wonderful Mother's Day with my family this past weekend. I had the privilege of getting to create several Mother's Day presents for clients