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

Holiday Lettering | offthebeatenpress.com
20Dec

For the holidays I made a set of lettering pieces using my iPad. I download the free stock photos last year and added the words to them on my lunch break a few weeks ago. I am sending out my Christmas cards this year with some teal envelopes so that is where the color inspiration

12 Days of Christmas CARDS | offthebeatenpress.com
01Dec

Technically, I started these Christmas cards last year in December. In a work meeting, I began some doodling in pencil of the 12 Days of Christmas. I brought it home later that night and started playing with spacing and ink. Here are the results of that doodle session. Fast forward to OCTOBER of this year

Sticker Sheet | offthebeatenpress.com
06Oct

Sticker mule had sticker sheets on sale the other day, so I took some illustrations that I have been making on my iPad and ordered a set! I’ve been drawing the flowers themselves over the past few weeks. Here are all the layers of one of the individual flowers. Scroll through to see them. A

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

Custom Bridal Hangers | offthebeatenpress.com
01Jun

Every once and awhile I get a request to do one of these. I thought it would be easier if I just added a few to my Etsy store for easy ordering. These are not hard to make at all and add a nice personal touch to dress photos. I also have a ton of

iPad Lettering | offthebeatenpress.com
31May

I’ve seen tons of lettering videos on the iPad and I’ve wanted to try it for so long. I found an excuse to go to an Apple store last year and play on one to see if I’d even like it. Here was the very first thing I did on an iPad in an Apple