Classic cocktails with a twist | offthebeatenpress.com
27Jan

This post is really exciting for me! In 2017, I wrote out one cocktail recipe a week and posted them in a series on Instagram called #offthebeatendrinks. Last year, I listed them all on Etsy so you can buy individual prints if a particular drink speaks to you. But I knew I wanted to come

Calligraphy: Blue Hexagon Place Cards
15Oct

This was an amazing project to work on! This bride had a last minute request for some calligraphy place cards on beautiful blue hexagon tiles. I had giant boxes of tile show up to my house and I immediately began unwrapping everything like a kid in a candy store. There were 238 in all and

Calligraphy: Seven Blessings | offthebeatenpress.com
08Oct

I was contacted by this bride just two weeks before the big day. She wanted to get The Seven Blessings, a traditional blessing recited by a bride and a groom on their wedding, done in calligraphy. You can read more about them here. She requested them originally on one piece of paper, but seven is

A Year of Calligraphy Teaching | offthebeatenpress.com
10Sep

My first calligraphy class was last August! In the past year I have had 14 classes students each (and I have a final one in November). So by the end of 2018 I will have taught over 150 people. This blows my mind. The biggest change in the past year has been the room itself.

Styled Shoot : Floral Wedding | offthebeatenpress.com
06Jul

Oh my goodness, this was so much fun and such a mystery to work on! I got contacted by Remy Thompson for some details for a styled shoot and I agreed to help. Styled shoots are fun because I just never know how all the details are going to come together in the end. When

2018 Encouragement: June | offthebeatenpress.com
30Jun

Here is this past month’s quotes of encouragement that I posted on Instagram.I am pretty sure my favorite from this past month is “I can’t adult today.” I feel like this one holds true for me on most days recently. I am already trying to think about what kind of format I want to do

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!