February flew by for me – it’s been a mix of ramping up in my teaching load and prepping for launching challenges at the beginning of the month, AND getting momentum on getting a shop started. All to say, I’m shocked it’s already days before March. This post will be pretty quick, down and dirty – … More February Reflections and March Set Up
It’s incredible to think that just last May I started this Instagram account for fun, to get back in touch with some hobbies that I let slip away when I got focused on being a student and “real person”. Little did I know, it would become a community and such growth for me, and more humbling, … More 20K Lettering Bundle Giveaway!
What an AMAZING response to the first #RockYourHandwriting challenge last month. Who knew so many of you wanted to work on your handwriting? I hope you saw some progress or other benefits to having time set aside to practice day to day. It was so great that we are deciding to do this again. Won’t … More More #RockYourHandwriting
Here we are again! It is the end of the month and it’s time to get prepped for the next. It’s really unbelievable how many of you all want to come together every month to share ideas and wisdom about our systems and support one another. So today, Kim (@TinyRayofSunshine), Kara (@Boho.Berry), and I bring you March’s … More #PlanWithMeChallenge March!
Over the week I’ve seen so many photos of this new line from Michael’s – featuring none other than a $15 version of a traveler’s notebook cover. The one biggest barrier to committing to a “TN” system is the cost of a quality cover, so I ventured out to see if this is the beginner … More Review: Michael’s Recollections Notebook Cover
The question that plagues anyone who loves stationery and creative endeavors… where do I store this stuff? Through a series of experiments I’ve landed on this current set up: So I’m not going to tidy all this up and pretend like it’s all perfectly organized – because it’s not! But it works well and I … More Storing My Supplies
Believe it or not, I hold it down with a full-time job (and then some, if you are a fellow teacher). I am SO grateful that I re-discovered the bullet journal system last year because it has helped me keep on top of my shit at work. There don’t seem to be as many posts … More Using A Bullet Journal at Work
I rediscovered lettering last May through the Instagram community. It was your standard mid-twenties crisis where you transition into “adulthood” and without the homework and student groups and internships and in the blank space you wonder, “What do I like to do with my time?” So I happily went down the lettering rabbit hole and discovered all … More Lettering: Lessons in Intentionality
Thanks to those who joined me on Periscope Saturday! Aside from knowing where to start, lettering enthusiasts are always looking to get new toys and play with pens. You may have missed the Periscope but you can catch the replay here: https://katch.me/embed/v/626c1961-02e4-3dbd-9021-9c12b0632f5c?sync=1 Don’t have 20 minutes to watch? Here are some highlights: I attempted to introduce the pens … More [+Video] Comparing Brush Pens
Once I got some basics down, watched a few tutorials from the wonderful Pieces Calligraphy and Postman’s Knock, I became intrigued by the idea of flourishing. I’ve been dreamily staring at different artists’ work and I wondered how I could get there too – it just seemed so effortless in their videos where I felt super awkward … More How to: Calligraphy Flourishes + Free Printable