beginners

October 9, 2016
Heidi @fourfiftytwo shares her fountain pen recommendations for beginners! These are great for your planner or your bullet journal.

Fountain Pens for Beginners with Heidi @fourfiftytwo

Heidi @fourfiftytwo shares her fountain pen recommendations for beginners! These are great for your planner or your bullet journal.
September 8, 2016
Want to get started lettering? I do a breakdown of how you can get started!

Introduction to Lettering and Brush Calligraphy

So many people want to know "how do I start learning lettering and calligraphy?" and this is my attempt to answer some of those questions with my break down of different lettering styles, tips, and supplies to get started.
July 7, 2016
There are SO many words to learn when you start bullet journaling and planning - here is your dictionary of terms.

A Bullet Journal & Planner Dictionary

There are so many terms to keep track of when you start bullet journaling and planning... here's your dictionary to get started.
June 16, 2016
Check out 5 awesome beginner pens for brush calligraphy - and NOT a Tombow Dual Brush Pen!

5 Awesome (and affordable!) Pens for Beginners Brush Calligraphy

Today I share my 5 recommendations for beginners wanting to learn brush calligraphy - that AREN'T Tombow dual brush pens. Let's dive in!
March 24, 2016
A walk through of how to bullet journal in a traveler's notebook // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

How I Bullet Journal in a Traveler’s Notebook

When I learned about the Bullet Journal system, I was quickly drawn to the option of housing this system inside a traveler’s notebook.  The original bullet […]
March 13, 2016
Who was the lucky winner of the #prettyziggiveaway? Check out the blog to find out! // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

And the winner is…

Before I announce the winner, I wanted to make sure I didn’t leave the rest of you hanging – whether or not you won, I hope you start […]
February 21, 2016
Curious about that new $15 Notebook Cover from Michael's? Is this the perfect starter traveler's notebook for you? Find out! // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

Review: Michael’s Recollections Notebook Cover

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 […]
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. […]
December 27, 2015

Beginning Hand Lettering: Updated

More and more folks are discovering Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journal system, which gives a lot of freedom in a notebook style.  Some, like me, have taken this […]