2021 is winding down! As we approach the New Year, I’ve been ruminating over how TPK evolved over the past 12 months. Today, we’ll talk about reader favorites, accomplishments, regrets, and what’s in store for 2022.
10 Artistic DIY Christmas Gift Ideas
I love to give DIY Christmas gifts because, to me, a handmade gift means more than something that’s store-bought. Most of the best handmade gifts do take a while to make, but that’s why I’m writing this post a month before Christmas! Hopefully, you’ll find something on this list that sparks inspiration, gets you creating, and leads to a very pleased gift recipient.
🍂 20 Fabulous Fall Mail Art Envelopes
If you’re looking for the perfect little fall project, consider mail art! Mail art is quick, fun to make, and it provides eye candy for both the recipient and the postal workers who process it. Below, you’ll find 20 autumn-themed envelope art tutorials that will help you to tap into the spirit of the season.
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7 Artistic Ways to Fill In Blank Space
We’ve all created a project at some point that just feels sparse! Whether you’re working on a sketchbook page, an envelope, or even a blank wall, it’s good to know a few artistic ways to fill in space. You can use the ideas in this article to enhance both your paper projects and your home!
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A Perfectly Random Show and Tell Calligraphy Art Collection
Most of the things that I post here on the TPK blog and on Instagram are destined for a new home. Mail art, birthday cards, and the like all get sent to friends and family! But, there are other projects I make that don’t have an immediate purpose. Those projects get filed away, waiting until a need arises for them. Maybe that need will never develop, but at least in the meantime, the projects can serve as inspirational eye candy in today’s post! Here are ten fun pieces that I found when sifting through my old projects this morning (and guidance on how to make them, if you’re so inclined):
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🙈 Sharing My Calligraphy Progress from 2012-2021
When you see photos of beautiful calligraphy online, it’s easy to forget that once upon a time, the calligrapher’s work didn’t look nearly as polished. Today, I’m sharing a collection of my calligraphy progress photos to remind you that improvement takes time, practice, and a willingness to experiment!
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