As well as working on my invitation & place name business I’ve also been clearing out my closet & selling my unwanted clothes on eBay. Of course, I love taking the opportunity to make the packaging adorable! I’ve been enjoying receiving lovely reviews on eBay & from clerks at the post office!.So I wanted to … More 5 ways to make your packaging too cute to open…
In need of some calligraphy inspiration? Want to undertake a new project, or push your calligraphy skills further, but not sure how? I’ve been in need of some inspo myself lately! And what better way to get inspired than swooning over other people’s amazing calligraphy work? I’ve created a Pinterest board to celebrate amazing calligraphy … More Calligraphy Crushes
I’ve been looking into some new ways to create mood boards and depict branding. Pinterest, as always is full of inspiration & my go to for new ideas. I’m really loving the mixture of colours, fonts & images to create an overall aesthetic for a brand. I’m still working on remodelling my studio and I … More Branding Boost
First of all, I listened to Podcast 36 – Using Pinterest to make your work go viral, with Megan Auman from Me & Orla’s Hashtag Authentic Podcast. In this podcast, Megan discusses common mistakes made by creatives using Pinterest. One of the biggest mistakes is creating a board just for your products, or services and only … More How I took my Pinterest views from 4K per month, to 20K…
I’ve been working on some new wedding signs lately and have been really enjoying working on a bigger scale to the small place cards I’m used to working on. These signs are now live on Etsy & I’m totally open to ideas so if you’re after a custom piece for your wedding, please feel free … More New Wedding Signs
The past couple of weeks have been busy in the one woman world of invitations illustrated. A couple of weeks ago, something great happened – I was contacted for two bespoke commissions within 24 hours. Both of these requests were a little different to anything I’d done before. Initially I was ecstatic and felt really … More A lesson in self-doubt
Recently I listed to #hashtag authentic episode 36 with Megan Auman in which they discussed the power of Pinterest. I’m a huge fan of Pinterest, both personally and for business and really loved the useful points raised by Megan in the podcast. She mentioned using adobe spark as a quick and easy app to add … More Sparking interest…
Oh don’t mind me, just crushing on Me & Orla’s podcast, #hashtagauthentic yet again. As I’ve written before I tend to dip in and out of podcasts, just picking to listen to the topics I find particularly interesting. And I know I’ve already harped on about how amazing I find this podcast, but I’ve listened to … More Possibly the best podcast I’ve ever listened to?
Nope, we’re not talking shots & staying out till 4am before shovelling carbs into your face. We’re talking party bags, balloons, dinosaurs, pirates. Yep – kids’ parties! We’ve recently added our first kid’s party invitation to etsy and thought we would celebrate in our favourite way… With a Pinterest board of course! Whether you’re looking … More Party Vibes!
To celebrate the launch of our new colour torn paper place names, just in time for summer – we of course had to create a Pinterest board to match. With heaps of rainbow bright inspiration to match any or all colours to your scheme, our Pinterest board is bound to send you colour crazy! Check … More Get summer ready with rainbow brights