Category Archives: DIY

Inspiration: Line Drawings

When it comes to 2D work, I find that people are either line or color people. It’s a stuffy distinction going way way back for centuries, but I think it’s true. NRM is a painting (color) person; me, I’m definitely a … Continue reading

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A Glow

I don’t know why I remember it this way, but years ago, on the Rue de Bouchers in Brussels, I recall the quality of light at dusk with all the little cafe lights strung between the buildings. I think I’m a … Continue reading

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Vintage Stamps: Vive la France!

In honor of my friend’s upcoming wedding next week in France (natch), this stamp vignette is French-themed–perfect for a destination wedding, a wedding with a Parisian flair, or for those of you who are just good ol’ Francophiles: From L-R: … Continue reading

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Big Image, Big Impact

Don’t get me wrong–I love a photobooth. They’re fun, they give people something to do, and they furnish both the couple and their guests with great souvenirs.  But. After having been to a million weddings, the photobooth thing is losing its … Continue reading

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Find My Bride Style…Really?

So last night had me taking quizzes. Bridal style quizzes online. That was before I smacked my forehead and thought, hello–you’re taking bridal style quizzes. Online. The problem is, weddings are to a creative person like Disneyland is to an … Continue reading

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Sort of Spencerian

When I first took a Copperplate class, the teacher mentioned Spencerian is the hardest hand…So teaching it to myself is probably not ideal. Oh well. All one can do is practice. Maybe it’ll be up to snuff by the time … Continue reading

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Vintage Stamps: Basics – How to Find and Use Them

Long before Martha did it, I was using vintage stamps. I’m not a philatelist (which are those who study stamps, anyway), nor am I a stamp collector in the sense that I don’t organize and hoard them in little binders. … Continue reading

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