March 10, 2016
How to do a quick watercolor resist with just a gelly roll! // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

How to: Gelly Rolls & Watercolor

To my wallet’s dismay, lettering has provided an incredible creative outlet for me to not only experiment with different lettering styles but also different lettering mediums […]
February 27, 2016
Celebrating 20K on Instagram by partnering with Kuretake Zig to sponsor this Lettering Bundle giveaway! Check out how you can win // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

20K Lettering Bundle Giveaway!

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 […]
February 18, 2016
A peek into my storage system for my crafting and stationery supplies // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

Storing My Supplies

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 […]
February 11, 2016
what lettering has taught me about intention // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

Lettering: Lessons in Intentionality

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 […]
February 7, 2016
Are you looking at experimenting with brush pens and brush calligraphy? Check out this comparison of a few popular brush pens and see them in action! // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

[+Video] Comparing Brush Pens

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. […]
February 4, 2016
My favorite supplies and tips for learning calligraphy flourishes - plus a free worksheet! // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

How to: Calligraphy Flourishes + Free Printable

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 […]
February 2, 2016
A peek at how a Sai brush pen writes a quote in modern calligraphy // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

[Video] Brush Calligraphy with Sai brush + Updates

Hi all! It’s been a FLURRY over the last month – turns out if I decide to go for something, I go get it.  That means […]
January 24, 2016
A quick tutorial on how you can add a galaxy effect to your brush and hand lettering // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

How to: Do A Galaxy Effect

Sometimes I like to add some quick flair to my lettering, and I’m often asked how I add a bit of a Galaxy effect to my […]
January 6, 2016
A quick tutorial on how to create beautiful letters in colored pencil with gradient // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

Lettering with Colored Pencils

I usually don’t do adult coloring books – the popular ones have so much detail it actually freaks me out more than it relaxes me, but […]