2018 Encouragement: April | offthebeatenpress.com
30Apr

Still sticking with it (unbelievably). I am glad I wrote out a list of quotes and phrases I liked in January to be able to do this. April was a good month for it.  

2018 Encouragement: March | offthebeatenpress.com
29Mar

This month was a little harder to keep up with than I expected. I don’t wan tto let myself fail out on this series. Head over to Instagram to see the rest of the phrases!  

You belong somewhere you feel free | offthebeatenpress.com
10Mar

I’ve done a few pieces for this client before, like a journal for her wedding and some house illustrations. This one might just be my favorite! She had a baby in January and wanted to hang a Tom Petty quote above the baby’s crib. I also added some whimsical florals along the bottom. Here was

2018 Encouragement: February | offthebeatenpress.com
28Feb

Month number 2! I feel like if I’ve gone this far, I can make it the whole year. To see January’s check out this link. And head over to Instagram to follow along as I write some encouraging phrases for you!

2018 Encouragement: January | offthebeatenpress.com
21Jan

For the year of 2018, I decided to keep up with encouraging quotes on my Instagram feed. I’ve started a large doc with a list of phrases and I just pull them out once or twice a week and make a little sign with it. Here are all the ones from January in a nice little

Calligraphy & Cocktails| offthebeatenpress.com
29Dec

Over the past year, I illustrated one cocktail recipe a week! I started with the classics but then had some fun with personal favorites and spins on originals. I currently and working through them again on my iPad to put out some prints or a book of the collection. I am also working on adding

iPad lettering : Floral Motivation | offthebeatenpress.com
02Sep

I got my new iPad in May and ever since I’ve been playing with different theme ideas. I found myself in need of some motivation and so I worked on this set that I will be releasing over the next few weeks on Instagram. I hope that as you read them, they inspire you as they

My first modern calligraphy class | offthebeatenpress.com
08Aug

When the art center where I teach letterpress came to me asking to teach a modern calligraphy class, I was incredibly hesitant. Frankly, I still feel like I am learning a ton about calligraphy and was worried about teaching a bunch of people. I had so many fears – “What if they asked me something

July Chalkboard Wedding Signage | offthebeatenpress.com
25Jul

A friend of mine got married two weeks ago and I got to help her out with a little sign love for her wedding day. Her mom gathered all the chalkboard signs and I picked them up to work on the week before her wedding. I had a lot of fun working on these, especially

Marble Place Cards | offthebeatenpress.com
22Jun

I so hope I get to do one of these again sometime. One of my coworkers runs Ginger & Blooms and was helping out with a workshop for Katelyn James. She asked me last minute if I could do some simple marble place cards for the workshop and I, of course, said yes. I made