Christmas is just one month from today!

We are now one month away from Christmas! I had the evening news on tonight, and everyone is talking about Black Friday shopping. Apparently many stores have maps you can get so you have a clear idea of the store’s layout even before entering their doors. Fighting the crowds is not something I plan to […] Read More

Matching a font…

A couple weeks ago, I was emailed a copy of this font. A stationer had a bride, asking that the calligraphy on her wedding envelopes match the old-fashioned looking font that the invitations would be printed in. Could I do it?? That was the question! So I printed all the samples she sent me and […] Read More

Marriage Vows

Many of my clients are brides, eager to enter the adventure and the blessing of marriage. They are my favorite to work for. Who doesn’t love a sweet love story and wedding celebration?! Some ask me to write their wedding vows so they have a visible reminder of the promises they have made to each other. […] Read More

Rubber Stamps in Calligraphy

Rubber stamps. Seems like I’ve loved rubber stamps since I was young. It started with a few simple kits, and then the popular Stampin’Up! parties filled my mother’s drawers with even more fun stamps, chalks, ink pads, embossing powders and glitter… not to mention the decorative scissors. There are so many fun things you can […] Read More

Fall Project!

This past week I bought our first pumpkin of the season from HEB (my favorite grocery store!). I wanted to place it by our front door as part of the fall decor, but decided to try writing on it first. I used a thin pen to sketch out “Give Thanks” – this comes off easily […] Read More

Pantone Fall Wedding colors

I’m excited to be attending a friend’s wedding in less than a month and am eager to see what colors she has selected for their special day! These are the top 10 fall wedding colors for 2014. From the invitation to the actual wedding and reception, how many will you notice, I wonder? For some […] Read More

And it’s October!

I’ve noticed that many are claiming October to be the best month ever! It’s time to pull out a few sweaters, to burn the pumpkin candle, watch some football, change your decor to all things fall, and savor your favorite autumn drink 🙂 The other day I sat down with my white ink and some bright orange […] Read More

Letterpress Prints

It’s very special to me to have Scripture in my home, and being a calligrapher, I had always dreamed about creating some pieces in letterpress. To me, letterpress is rich, soft, elegant. Perfected by Johann Gutenberg in the 1400s, letterpress is a form of printing where an image is pressed into the paper. I decided to […] Read More