Brush Lettering Workshop with The Lovely Drawer

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

Mirror Calligraphy – Learning the do’s & don’ts the hard way

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

Christmas Specials!

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!

Winter Florals Workshop

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

Etsy is LIVE

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

Oldberrow Wedding Fair

  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!

More WIP…

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…