Once you are comfortable and confident with your artful lettering style, you'll find many occasions  to make art with words.  You'll be finding all kinds of things to decorate with your signature style of hand lettering.  From handmade cards to personalized napkin rings, you have the tools to make holiday magic with a festive flair.  
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Make "napkin LETTErings" with heavy cardstock and the "magic gold pen".  Don't you feel empowered with the perfect lettering tools?  Add a touch of gold to your gatherings with these paper gems.  So simple, but sophisticated and so impressive showing family and guests your great care and attention to detail.  Grab some colorful cardstock form your stash and let the personalizing begin.  Make them short and sweet or let your creativity go wild with embellishing ideas.  

Handmade holiday cards rock!  With the new confidence in your lettering, the card making possibilities are limitless making magic simply, with paper and pen!  Your lettering is art.

 Try adding a one of a kind embellishment that you create with dimensional paint by Tulip brand, Ranger Liquid pearls or whatever you can find in your craft stores.  The fine tip on these bottles make it easy to "write" with paint straight from the bottle.  Choose your favorite holiday sentiments and messages and write in repeat to fill the surfaces.    Don't over think it, be yourself, loosen up, stretch and letter your heart out!

...alter your letter forms combining  print and cursive for an interesting pattern...
 ...use hand written words as background...
 ...make words in different shapes and sizes...
 ...letter snippets from a favorite song or hymn...

...create a sparkly dimensional embellishment 
with Twinkling H20s and  glimmer sprays...
...you are your lettering and 
your lettering is art, 
so let it shine!


  1. You are so fabulously creative! Thanks so much Joanne!

  2. Such fun, creative ideas you are sharing with us, Joanne! Thank you!!

  3. So interesting to see you use the variety of products! Merry Happy!

  4. Enjoying my Sunday morning trying to catch up on this free class! Loooove the pearl paint idea with the twinks! I am also working on a mini and think this would make a great embellishment for a page. Mwah!