bold interiors for those brave enough

I am a huge fan of black on white.  I find simple black and white designs very relaxing, my eye has places to rest and it always looks clean and crisp.  Bold black designs on white feel more timeless to me.  I wear a lot of black or white (add jeans and that's my daily uniform) but I am slowly embracing color.  Maybe not so much in my wardrobe, but in my surroundings at home.  

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Modern Calligraphy Project to motivate you to learn calligraphy and to practice

This easy and beautiful Modern Calligraphy project will motivate you to learn calligraphy and to practice more! It's simple, easy to gather the tools and fun to do with someone! I have hired my talented and creative daughter Sabrina to work with me over the summer as I create more online inspiration and how-to's for my readers and followers.  One of our goals this summer is to share more creative ideas on the blog.  Here is our first Modern Calligraphy Project to motivate you to learn calligraphy and to practice too!

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modern Calligraphy: everything you need to get started and grow your skill Part One

It feels like this past year has been all about teaching in-person, Modern Calligraphy and Lettering workshops! I have had a blast teaching my most favorite calligraphy style for lettering and observing how other learn, what tweaks I can offer to create more success for my students and just how inspired I am by others!  I often thought about how I could extend my teaching and offer the opportunity to those who are not in may local area to learn my personal method of modern Calligraphy. 

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My top 5 tips to help you be more creative (and productive!)

Whatever your goal is, I believe that being creative helps with problem solving, self expression and personal growth.  I am going to share with you my top 5 tips to help you be more creative.  The problem is, our modern day lives which are filled with technology, means we spend most of our free time watching, liking and scrolling rather than doing, exploring and creating.

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A very personal anniversary introspective

Starting a business, career, venture or adventure is not easy.  The ideas may come easy.  The enthusiasm and the excitement may come easy.  But the daily grind is something that you have to get through no matter how shitty you are feeling.  No matter how defeated you are.  No matter how many other obligations take priority.

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Learn how to write the alphabet in calligraphy. Letter "B"

This calligraphy for beginner’s series has a very short video which shows you how to write in calligraphy.  This video will show you how to write the letter "b" in cursive using modern calligraphy - in my own personal style.

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A letter a day! How to write in cursive using calligraphy

How to write the letter a in cursive using modern calligraphy.  Welcome to a letter a day where I show you how to write letters in cursive using modern calligraphy - in my style of course.  I'm hoping this will help to keep hand lettering a cursive writing alive!! Enjoy

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Why simplifying beats struggling

Have you every had one of those days, moments, times when things just don't seem to come together no matter how hard you try?!  You problem solve. You think outside of the box and look for alternatives.  You try your best and things still don't seem to work out as planned.  Or even at all?!

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