I ventured out to the big smoke on Saturday for a luxe, festive, brush lettering workshop with Teri from The Lovely Drawer. It was the priciest workshop I’ve completed by far at £68 for 2 hours. I did choose the ‘luxe’ class option over the regular class, which promises to have no more than 6 attendees … More Brush Lettering Workshop with The Lovely Drawer
We’ve all seen the amazing instagram images of calligraphy written on mirrors, either as signs or seating plans. I decided to do my own and, perhaps arrogantly thought it would be fairly simple & take me about a morning to complete… OH HOW WRONG I WAS. This blog post is basically a guide to anyone … More Mirror Calligraphy – Learning the do’s & don’ts the hard way
Just a quick post to update any blog readers on my latest festive Etsy items – on sale now! I don’t usually dabble much outside of weddings & baby showers, but thought I had to take advantage of the season and get in the spirit with some personalised festive goodies! Take a closer look on … More Christmas Specials!
Exciting things took place on the 8th November. Invitations Illustrated were invited to take part in a photoshoot with Inspired Brides Magazine. The theme was 1920’s and a host of different wedding suppliers created goods to fit the navy & gold colour scheme. As well as being able to take some lovely shots of the … More Inspired Brides Photoshoot
Another weekend, another workshop! I visited the Derbyshire Christmas Market at the roundhouse in Derby, where I also attended a Winter Florals workshop hosted by The Greenery. It was a great workshop in which we made twig stars and then secured little bunches of winter florals to the frame. The presenter was really knowledgable about the … More Winter Florals Workshop
We are now on Etsy as InvitesIllustrated. Unfortunately there was a character limit preventing me from having the full name! To get our Etsy off the ground I’ll be posting something new on there every day for the next 20 days. Etsy will hopefully give me the platform to offer a quick & easy template … More Etsy is LIVE
Sorry if I’ve been a little absent lately, but I do have a pretty good excuse! I GOT MARRIED!! I was involved in a lot of different elements of my wedding myself and although some people said I was crazy, I’m so glad I was so involved. One of the best parts of my wedding … More From desk to dinner…
The first day of the Oldberrow House Wedding Fair is over & we’ve had a great day meeting lots of lovely brides! Our new pastel place names were a big hit with our brides we saw today. We’re back again tomorrow & offering 10% off all brides attending the fair!
My bride to be had a lovely idea to put a heart between hers and her groom’s names, so I spent some time doing some brush letter work for her & decide it to film it for you. I’ve not been to a formal brush lettering lesson, but watched tutorials to teach myself. I’m considering … More More WIP…
I’ve been busy working on some new ideas for my latest bride to be – who is in love with anemones. I can already tell this range is going to be a lot of fun to create and also a challenge as I’ve realised they are not the easiest flower to draw! Here are some … More The latest W.I.P….