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If you're interested in custom artwork, calligraphy for events or projects, or map illustrations, contact me at, or through! To see previous work, see my portfolio here.






Workshops & Events

Online Calligraphy Class


New in the shop!







Help support my local animal shelter--they are unfortunately a kill shelter, so any help in spreading the word about these great dogs would be very helpful!

some cool badges





shake & celebrate…e-gift card for Anthropologie

art director on the project

When I was freelancing for Anthropologie, we had to come up with cute & quirky E-Gift card designs for the website. This was one of my designs*, & felt it fitting to share during these cold, wintry months that have us feeling like we are stuck in a snow globe, as well as on this lovely holiday. I'm pretty sure in the "E-Gift" department, if you waited until the last minute to get your sweetie pie something nice, she would not be disappointed in one of these from Anthropologie (although, do not stoop to getting her something like this)! I know I wouldn't mind!

Hope you're all sharing love & joy this weekend, & stay warm & cozy!

*Used cut circle of .75" plexi glass, pieces of paper confetti, shaped scrap paper for base, & photographed



A Lovely Sale...

Hop on over to the shop to enjoy 20% off selected love items for this lovey dovey week! Message me with any questions, & enjoy!



Desktop Calendar for February!

Happy Love Month, everyone! I hope this month can inspire you to show the true meaning of love (1 Corinthians 13:4-13), in every moment. Even the smallest acts of kindness can inspire & encourage someone more than you know, & with your good ol' ticker filled to the rim, it will inspire you just the take advantage of this month to show those important to you just how extra special they are!

To download the two desktop versions, click below:


Hearts & Calendar

Hearts for iPhone 4

Hearts for iPhone 5



Calligraphy Workshop with Totem Supply Co!

photo credit here.

Happy National Handwriting Day! Ain't no better way to celebrate than to share some exciting news: I'll be teaching my first Calligraphy Workshop with the awesome Totem Supply Co (my piece of Philly in Ohio is what I call it) here in Chillicothe. There are only 12 spots available (& I think just a few left as I type this), so sign up fast! 

You'll receive a calligraphy kit, practice paper, cute little love notes to write for Valentine's Day, & some time to enjoy great food, drinks, & mingle time!

Click here for details, & if you're in the area, hope to see you there!



Woman's Day Magazine Feature!

Over this past Christmas season, my Free Printable Calligraphy Gift Tags were featured in the December issue of Woman's Day Magazine! If you followed the link on page 40, it would bring you here to download the tags. Woo hoo! Thanks, Woman's Day Magazine! 


Desktop Calendar & Wallpaper for January!


Happy January & New Year! This month, for me, is all about fresh starts, so I hope this month finds you inspired to tackle anything that's brought to you with a clean slate. 

With fresh starts come new things--I will be providing 2 download options for your desktop: one with a calendar, & one without. Oh, & some downloading options for your phones, as well! 

To download, click on one of the below sizes, depending on your computer screen's monitor dimensions:

January Calendar Desktop Image:

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1440 x 900

1680 x 1050

1920 x 1080

2560 x 1600

January Wallpaper Desktop Image:

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January iPhone Image:


iPhone 4

iPhone 5

Hope you enjoy!


Free Printable Calligraphy Gift Tags

Hey, remember last year when I created some fun calligraphy gift tags for you to download? Well, guess what? They're still available for download! Sneak on over here if you plan on wrapping & gifting your hearts away this weekend & will be in need of something lovely to add to your gifts. You can also check them out on Babble, or if you'd like to see how I styled each tag, you can browse through here & see if anything gives you some fun ideas.

Enjoy, & hope everyone is having a joyous pre-Christmas week!


Desktop Calendar for December!

...three words that signify so much this Christmas season. My hope is we all remember the true Gift of Christmas, & celebrate this day, & each day, with grace & joy. 

Hope you enjoy!

To download, click on one of the below sizes, depending on your computer screen's monitor dimensions:

1280 x 800

1440 x 900

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2560 x 1600


Limited Edition Calligraphy Print for the Christmas Spirit

I am excited for this new limited edition print that was just added to the shop today! It is in spirit of Christmas, yet I created it to remain simple enough to stay on your walls throughout the year. We should always be reminded of this simple message that's not only the spirit of Christmas, but also the spirit of bettering humanity & the world in which we live.

It's a special print & of limited quantity for now; as my dad has a limited supply of reclaimed wood to add to each print. 

This print has 2 strips of reclaimed wood to signify new beginnings & appreciate the idea of making things new.

It's printed on an egg white, slightly textured cardstock & I tried a new style of calligraphy with using gouache instead of ink to give the faint watercolor effect. 

I hope you like it, & if these go out of stock, still message me if you're interested in having one & I'll keep you updated when we've scavenged up some more reclaimed & old-timey wood to create with the print & add more to the shop!

OH Yea, & hop on over to the shop to receive 30% off all Art Prints (excluding custom prints & stamps) today only...including this new print, as well! Use code CHRISTMAS30 at checkout :)

Free shipping is being offered until midnight, as well for Custom orders--use code FREECUSTOMSHIP at checkout for those custom goodies!


Free Shipping in the Shop through December 2nd!

Free shipping on everything in the shop to celebrate this glorious shopping weekend! Use code, "FREESHIP13" at checkout, & happy shopping!

Stay tuned for some new products that will be introduced in the shop over the weekend. Hint: Christmas related. Naturally.

Stay safe & shop online, my friends ;)

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