Saturday, July 14, 2012
A friend and favorite client of mine, was asked to contribute a piece of fabric to be incorporated into the chuppah for an upcoming wedding. Janis came to me to letter this quote onto a handkerchief that she provided. It's fourteen inches square and very thin. I went to the art store to get fabric markers, but they didn't have the calligraphy tip that I wanted. I bought several pens and thankfully one of them worked without bleeding ~ the Marvy calligraphy marker. I sketched out the quote on tissue paper then using my light box, tautly taped the handkerchief over the layout and did my writing. I had to work fast to prevent any bleeding so it would have been better in the end to use a fabric marker. I'm just happy Janis liked it and hope the bride and groom do, too!
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
I just received these samples from Tova Glenn, designer and owner of Brighten My Day in Atlanta. She is such a pleasure to work with. I was excited to see my monogram design letterpressed on a note card, invitation and envelope lining. I've never seen a lining with letterpress ~ very pretty! Also in the photo is an insert that has a foil stamped monogram. So fun to see the monogram used in so many ways.