Brush Lettering by Rebecca Cahill Roots - book review
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Book review: Brush Lettering by Rebecca Cahill Roots

I was sent a copy of this book for review purposes and all thoughts are my own I've been a fan of Betty Etiquette since I started my lettering journey and was excited to see that Rebecca was leading a brush lettering workshop at this year's Martha Brook Stationery Social. I really enjoyed the session… Continue reading Book review: Brush Lettering by Rebecca Cahill Roots

Autumn leaves
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A few of my favourite things #107

I didn't publish one of these posts last week so prepare yourself for a fortnight's worth of papery goodies, as well as a bit of a life update. Books That Matter My dad let me have my birthday present early - the November Books That Matter box. It's the 'write yourself feminist' box and includes… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #107

Bullet journal spread
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A few of my favourite things #106

Last week was pretty uneventful after the previous week's half term activities, but in a good way. I rediscovered the joy of Instagram, thanks to Little Paper Swan's #AutumnHashtagChallenge, I found time for daily lettering, and I got stuck into a few podcasts. Lettering The #RockYourLettering challenge has encouraged me to explore new ways of… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #106

Pentel Touch Sign brush pens
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Pens for days: Brush pens

One of my most popular blog posts of all time is my collection of bullet journal reviews: find the right bullet journal for you. As a lettering newbie, I find it so useful to find reviews of various pens, so I thought I'd bring all of my pen reviews together in one place too. I'm… Continue reading Pens for days: Brush pens

Autumn Hashtag Challenge
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A few of my favourite things #105

Last week was quite possibly my favourite week of the year so far. I didn't realise how much we all needed a week off until half term rolled around. We very rarely get to spend a whole day together as a family, as Luke and I work different days, so it was really lovely to… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #105

Pentel Touch Brush Sign Pen review
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Stationery porn: Pentel Touch Brush Sign pens

I've worked with Cult Pens but bought these myself Have I mentioned how much I'm loving Instagram at the moment? There's a rather lovely community of lettering nerds who are so encouraging and inspiring. There's a great Facebook group for fans of Simply Lettering too, so I'm picking up loads of awesome recommendations for new… Continue reading Stationery porn: Pentel Touch Brush Sign pens

Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019
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Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019

I received a gifted ticket for this event and all thoughts are my own It says a lot about me that I've only left Cornwall twice this year - and both times were for stationery events. I headed to London in April for the annual Stationery Show and again earlier this month for Martha Brook's… Continue reading Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019

Lettering practice
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A few of my favourite things #101

This post features affiliate links The reluctant countdown to the end of the summer continues and this week sees two lasts - Jenson's last swimming lesson with me in the pool before solo Big Boy Lessons start next week and his last day at pre-school. What a week! But let's have a quick look back… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #101

Hand lettering and calligraphy practice pad - review
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Tried and tested: Lettering resources

This post features affiliate links I've dabbled with lettering on and off for a couple of years but this year one of my goals is to actually master a technique or two. I've started to take it more seriously over the last couple of months and thought I'd share the resources I've used and note… Continue reading Tried and tested: Lettering resources

World Calligraphy Day 2019 - Manuscript Pen co reviews
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World Calligraphy Day 2019

This post features gifted products and affiliate links Happy World Calligraphy Day! The lovely chaps from Small Man Media have sent me a cracking bundle of some of Manuscript Pen Company's best products (and some Silvine notebooks to boot!) to celebrate this wonderfully nerdy day - and I'm in a sharing mood. As you read… Continue reading World Calligraphy Day 2019