supplies

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 […]
January 30, 2016
Go step by step through how I set up my bullet journal for February, PLUS the Periscope flip-through of my whole system, including trackers, monthly overview, collections, and weekly layout // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

January Reflections & February Set Up Process

I usually post on Sundays but in light of prepping for February, I’m posting today! The beautiful thing about the Bullet Journal is that you can […]
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 […]
November 29, 2015
The week before the new month, I'll set up the next in my bullet journal - A peek into how I set up December // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

My December Set Up

One of the things I try to live by is to never “wish my time away” – you know, when you say to yourself, “if I just […]
November 15, 2015
What are the lists you keep in your bullet journal? Sneak peek into some of my lists // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

My Collections

One of the biggest pros of the Bullet Journal system is the way you keep Collections in one place.  I was always a list maker and […]
September 2, 2015
Check out how I set up my bullet journal in a traveler's notebook system // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

My September System

September is huge for me for a lot of reasons: the school year begins which is when my job changes gears dramatically, my husband’s birthday, and I […]
August 14, 2015
Photo: Writing sample of Pilot Juice pens and some of my other favorites

My stuff: Pens

Since I was young, I’ve always LOVED pens and markers. Some see this as probably a strange obsession, hoarding, or unnecessary, but especially the Bullet Journal […]
August 6, 2015
the MayDesigns books I use in my planner

How do I: Add my personality to my planner?

As I discuss in my set up post, I begin my planner system with very plain gridded/dot grid notebooks and draw in my weekly layouts.  Since I […]