JOURNAL

Welcome to my journal, a place where I share my thoughts, learning, ideas and much more.

ITALIAN GRADUATION SWING TAGS

I was contacted recently by a lovely lady in Italy who was graduating from University in November this year and wanted to have a special swing tag made to put on special favours / gifts to give to her family and friends to say thank you for all the support they have given her during …

December 5, 2018
REAL WEDDINGS – KATHERINE & JASON

Earlier this year I was approached by Jason who was interested in having the marble tiles for their wedding last weekend, who in their own words the wanted a ‘geek’ style look to the marble tiles rather than classic or modern calligraphy.  Their table names and seating chart cards were brilliantly named after classic films …

November 27, 2018
HANDWRITTEN LETTERS OF LOVE

I can’t quite believe how long it has been since I wrote my last post, it’s been an incredibly busy time but I wanted to share with you the joy I have had this season in writing special bespoke requests for handwritten letters of love. Whether they have been wedding vows for first or second …

August 26, 2018
WHY I LOVE BEING A CALLIGRAPHER

The other day I was contemplating the process of calligraphy and it made me realise that every calligraphy project begins and ends with my hands.  I think that’s what made me start calligraphy, the connection and tactile nature of putting pen to paper, being in that moment is a joy. This is my hand, it …

December 7, 2017
CREATING A FIRST IMPRESSION WITH CALLIGRAPHY

Recently I was delighted to have been contacted by Helen Warner Photography who was redesigning her logo for her new website.  She had seen my ‘Seraphine’ suite and wanted to have her name written using pointed pen and ink, then digitised and vectorised to be used as a digital file for her website. She also wanted …

July 22, 2017
UK CALLIGRAPHY SUPPLIERS

Featured below is a list of UK calligraphy suppliers that I have used or other people have recommended. Perfect for anyone who wants to find nibs, inks, papers and so much more. www.blotspens.co.uk Very helpful and quick delivery with great packaging.  After a hilarious conversation about whether to try an oblique pen (being a leftie normally …

June 24, 2017