Fourth of July

I came across this quote from John Adams, and penned it this morning in calligraphy. Perfect for the Fourth of July! I like purchasing packs of colored paper from Michaels, and then use my Nikko G nib and Dr. Martin’s Bleedproof White ink. The ink is rather thick, so simply add about 10 drops of […] Read More

The Response Card

In preparing your wedding invitations, not only do you need to decide on the wording for the invite, but for your response card as well! You can do something elegant and traditional, or, you can think out of the box and do something fun! Enjoy looking at pictures below of several response cards I have provided calligraphy […] 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

Printable Calligraphy Christmas Tags!

  Just a few more weeks, and it will be Thanksgiving! I don’t know about you, but that’s when I start thinking about Christmas gifts, shopping and wrapping. I wanted to create something that would add a special touch to this year’s Christmas gifts, so for a couple evenings I played around with various Christmas […] 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