Printing Invitations

There are many options when it comes to selecting your wedding papers. One of the least expensive options is called flat printing, and even watercolor can be printed this way. It is smooth to the touch. The one I chose for my wedding invitations is called thermography (aka faux engraving). It’s a raised print, but […] Read More

Hello November!

Another new month is here! This is when I really start enjoying the cooler weather, gingerbread, apple cider, football, scarfs, the leaves turning… It’s the month when one tends to focus more on gratitude. It’s one shared with friends and family around the Thanksgiving table. Remembering these joys come from God. May your November be […] Read More

Learn your ABC’s

It’s back to school with reviewing your ABC’s! 🙂 I’m slowly working through the alphabet over on my Instagram account. I hope you enjoy these posts and that it helps you in your calligraphy journey! If you’re in the DFW area and want to participate in one of my classes, send me a message! Favorite […] Read More

Photoshoot!

Photographer friend in the DFW area, Jessica Shae, asked me to create several wedding pieces for her English-themed wedding shoot. I used soft white card stock with a custom blue ink to match dusty blue envelopes. The envelopes were written in a creamy white ink. The lettering style I chose was very traditional. This was […] Read More

Monograms

Let’s talk monograms for a minute. They are classy, unique, southern, and loved by most brides! But how do you know where to place your letters? For a personalized 3-letter monogram, there are several options: make the letter on the left side the initial of your first name, the center letter (larger!) the first initial […] Read More

Calligraphy Workshop in Coppell!

July 28th at George: Coffee + Provisions in Coppell, Texas. A three hour class learning pointed pen calligraphy, taught by Jennifer Mauricio. What a dreamy place to learn. We’ll be meeting in their library, and will enjoy treats from George – YUM! So excited to teach this small class. Come for detailed instruction, helpful guidance, […] Read More

Wedding Season

  I’ve been working on a few things in my Etsy shop and am excited to share these sweet little card signs. They are 3.5×5 and are perfect for your card table at your wedding! These smaller signs come in silver and gold, and I still have my larger one in black. I hope they […] Read More

Wedding Invitation Wording

When preparing the wording for your wedding invitation, know that “request the pleasure of your company” is used for weddings held in any location other than a house of worship. “request the honour of your presence” is for weddings held in a church, temple, synagogue, etc. Read More

Spring 2016 Calligraphy Workshop

coming soon… another online calligraphy workshop! please message me today if you’d like to be sent info on the class that will start April 4th. see my email on the right side —> The class is done through email, studying three letters a week, with the goal of learning the letter forms very well before picking […] Read More