A super quick and easy way to personalize that bouquet for Mother's Day. I love this one because it's something you can pull off last minute yet it's super thoughtful. And if you have kids, they can easily do this one with you (or diy it for you!).Read More
With each hand lettered fabric piece I share, returns compliments followed by questions of how?!? One thing I LOVE about stretching my creativity is getting to share my process with others. You may be wondering just how to write on fabric, too. So follow the instructions bellow and I'll walk you through the steps for writing on fabric, which you can then turn into thoughtful gift wrap or anything else you can imagine.Read More
Now that you're in the planning stages you will no doubt be scouring magazines and the web for all things wedding. While there are SO many places to find inspiration from weddings all over the US (and beyond), I realized there wasn't exactly an easy-to-find list of Southern wedding blogs - specifically written by bloggers and pros located in the Carolinas.Read More
You probably had a piggy bank growing up. Maybe it was shaped like a horse or a frog- who knows. The point is, most savings banks look a bit childish. That's where this tutorial comes in.Read More
DIY Project: Hand Lettered Mason Jars
You've been asking for more tutorials so here you go! I put together this tutorial on how to put your hand writing on mason jars just for you. This is just one of many new DIY tutorials coming to the blog so check back often.Read More
Must Have Wooden Wedding Signs - PLUS: tips for displaying them during AND after your wedding!
Wooden signs are a great way to welcome your guests, direct them to the ceremony or tell them about your signature drink.Read More
A new year brings lots of new products. Take a look at out line of stationery featuring original pressed petal designs paired with plum, blush, magenta, white and kraft envelopes. Something for everyone. Everyone who loves beautiful paper that is...Read More
DIY Project: SWEET BABY MOBILE
Step by step directions to creating your very own Ethereal Nursery Mobile. This was a larger project (space wise) than most of my paper projects so I it took up the whole kitchen table. Luckily, this is an easy peasy craft so you'llRead More
Lush greenery is a great choice for weddings and events. Either as a theme or an accent color green leaves and vines mix well with other florals and make for pretty watercolor designs.Read More
Have a plain kraft bag in need of a facelift? Turn your paper bag into the perfect gift bag just by adding hand lettering and a matching bow. Bonus points if your lettering something occasion specific. Think 'Congrats!' for a graduation gift, 'love' for a wedding or anniversary gift, 'be mine' for Valentines Day, etc. This gift bag was made as part of a wedding gift hence the hearts and love!Read More
So your BFF is getting married and you want to get her something really special. Maybe you're the one getting married and looking to add some creative, out of the box items to your registry. We get it. That's why we compiled this list of 7 Creative Wedding Gifts just for you.Read More
An ethereal, fairy inspired nursery by Raleigh Calligraphy & Design: We used a soft green color for the walls with green bedding. Light green and pale pink were our color scheme for her nursery. I created a watercolor sign on a large, stretched canvas and then lettered on it with our little ones name. The name sign hangs above the crib.
I couldn't find just the right mobile to fit the vision I had. I was picturing a soft colored, woodland inspired mobile. The type of place a fairy might live.
I know. I know. That's really specific and kind of a tall order for a mobile. So with that in mind I set out to create the mobile myself and love how it turned out!Read More
"I exist in two places; here and where you are." -Margaret Atwood.
To me this is one of the best quotes to sum up parenthood. If you are a parent or a parent to be then this quote probably hits home. Once you become a parent so many things change. And one of the biggest changes...Read More
If you've been here before you probably noticed it looks a bit different around here. Okay- a LOT different! Over the past few months I've have been on a looonnng journey rebranding and relaunching our website.Read More
As a guest, the first introduction to your wedding will be the wedding stationery. Who knew that a few words on pieces of paper would set the entire tone of your wedding? Your choice of wording, font and colors will tell your guests what to expect on your big day. First, let’s set the style you want for your wedding...Read More
It's nearly February and that means it's almost Valentine's Day. I love Valentine's Day, or any excuse to get out the crape paper and confetti. Here's a roundup of 11 things to help you celebrate with your Valentine.Read More
It's a new year full of new possibilities. This is the time of year we make lists and lists of resolutions. We make plans for the future, which hooray, is now here. We plan and we plot and we carefully craft our goals. Oftentimes, when we're rushing to ring in the new year we think of all the things we'll do differently. All the things that we'll fix or do better.Read More
So how long will it take to have my envelopes addressed?
This will vary from calligrapher to calligrapher because some work full-time while others work part-time, some work on multiple projects at a time, etc.
For me, turnaround time depends on quantity of envelopes or complexity of your project, and availability on my calendar. I book my calendar on a...Read More