Fun with Lettering

So I like stationary. Ok, I loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove stationary. I follow different pen and lettering accounts on Instagram because it is literally porn to me. Nothing makes me feel alive than the use of a pen that writes smoothly in beautiful colors. *drool*

I’m weird. I know.

For the five of you who read this blog as well as attended my wedding….you may recall that I did my own lettering for the guests’ escort cards.

I did the lettering for each guest at my wedding….

I had sooooooooooooo much fun doing this. I have an obscene amount of dip pens, nibs, ink, as well as scribbles in various places of our apartment. Most days, I daydream about what else I can do next….

Then it came to me! As part of my plan in building an author platform….I can use my lettering to do #Bookstagram posts on book quotes! YAY!

I have always been rather jealous of artists who can visually express their love of books by either painting images of our favorite characters or scenes (mostly characters….and the couples we ship – I am forever #TeamFeysand!)

I am not that bad at lettering – I will improve with practice and creating these quotes will help me do just that. However, using quotes is the best way to keep practicing 😀

I figured that I can’t just have photos of Abner on my Instagram Feed, right?

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Today was the big day! We baptized little Ana Lucia today! She wore a beautiful white gown that’s been in her father’s family for over a hundred years! Of course, she performed her own baptism by taking an epic dump in the dress as well as her godmother before the ceremony 😜😱💩😝. I love this child. Sorry that there are photos of this munchkin’s face, but it’s at the request of her parents. But the gown is lovely! So instead you get another photo full of Abner the #pug with some @therealsjmaas #acotar love. She also just had a baby so I’m sure she can relate 😉. . . . #dog #pugsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #pugslife #pugsproud #books #bookstagram #writersofinstagram #booklove #bibliophile #igreads #indieauthor #selfpublished #bookphotography #amwriting #amediting #currentread #writer #author #authorsofinstagram #wordsmith #authorlife

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Bis nächste Woche! Until then – here are more photos of the lettering I have accomplished so far.

Is there a quote you want to see on my feed? Let me know in the comments below!

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Still hanging out in #Sevilla with my adorable goddaughter so I thought this little inspiration message from the #Sissi movies was fitting since it could also be good advice for her some day: “Whenever you have worry and concern in your life, go to the woods like now with open eyes and in every tree and in every bush, in every animal and in every flower will bring the awareness of the almighty God to give you strength and consolation. “ Does going to the forest also bring some zen to your life? . . . #books #bookstagram #writersofinstagram #booklove #bibliophile #igreads #indieauthor #selfpublished #bookphotography #amwriting #amediting #currentread #writer #author #authorsofinstagram #wordsmith #authorlife #bookworm #lettering #lettered #learnlettering #calligraphy #handtype #handlettering #modernlettering

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One thought on “Fun with Lettering

  1. Que tal? “Caminante, son tus huellas
    el camino y nada más;
    Caminante, no hay camino,
    se hace camino al andar.
    Al andar se hace el camino,
    y al volver la vista atrás
    se ve la senda que nunca
    se ha de volver a pisar.
    Caminante no hay camino
    sino estelas en la mar.”Antonio Machado — Una cita en español y en caligrafía de Mari, siiiiii!

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