Paper Crafting

The Botanical Hand-Lettering Workbook

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One of my crafty goals is to be able to create attractive hand-lettered goods, whether they be a greeting card or a holiday place card. Luckily for me, Bethany Robertson is here to help.

The Botanical Hand-Lettering Workbook (Ulysses Press, $16.95) takes you through the basics of creating whimsical lettering with a floral twist. Part how-to, part doodle space, this small book is a great primer for those interested in expanding their writing talents. (more…)

Paper Source Thanksgiving Indigo Workshop

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Paper Source introduced it’s “Dive Into Indigo” workshop last year and it’s been a hit with crafters ever since. My local Paper Source in Birmingham has hosted a few encores of the workshop and has even adapted it for holidays by switching up the color scheme. For Thanksgiving this year Team Birmingham once again gave the indigo class a holiday makeover and turned it into a harvest-themed class. (more…)