Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from calligraphy and whip out a regular pen to create some hand-lettering! This post provides you with the tools and inspiration to create a new TPK original hand-lettering style: The George. 🙂
Archives for May 2016
Have you ever wondered about sharing photos of envelopes on social media? It’s nice to be able to show off your work, but at the same time, you don’t want to compromise your recipients’ privacy! In this blog post, you’ll learn three creative ways to take photos that exhibit your envelopes without exposing sensitive addresses.
I recently looked through my grandmother’s recipe box, and I was fascinated by what I found. Handwritten recipes from decades ago greeted me, and I realized that I really need to start writing out more of my own favorite recipes instead of letting them live on Pinterest! If you feel the same way about preserving beloved culinary formulas, you’ll enjoy this tutorial; in it, you’ll learn how to make a simple (and long-lasting) recipe card for yourself or for a loved one. The tutorial also includes a free printable Gazpacho Dip recipe card to add to your collection!
In this post, you’ll learn four different ways to help your calligraphy stand out! From writing with only lowercase letters to connecting all the words in an address line, there are a lot of little things you can do to pack a powerful visual punch.
The United States Post Office prefers that return addresses be written in the upper left corner of envelopes. Despite that, I generally create envelope art featuring a return address on the back. Sometimes, though, it’s nice to follow USPS recommendations! Enter this tutorial: it features a beautiful front return address with flourishy hand-lettering and a fun illustration. It’s the perfect way to add artistic personality (and pertinent information) to any envelope!