Calligraphy Blog, Gift Ideas, New Baby Gift

Decorated New Baby Birth Certificate

The Perfect Gift for a New BabyThe perfect gift for a new baby is a decorated calligraphy birth certificate! Having a new baby, whether it’s your first of fifth (or more) is time for a celebration. And when you want to get a really unique gift (everyone ends up getting clothes) calligraphy is the answer to

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Calligraphy Blog, Calligraphy Services, Custom Calligraphy, Gift Ideas, Love Poems

Custom Design

Designing Custom CalligraphyA custom design of an image to go with a poem takes a lot of thought and planning. It’s almost like a puzzle. I have to figure out how to bring out the meaning and combine the text design with a background that reflects that meaning visually. Custom design definitely takes time and

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Custom Calligraphy, Gift Ideas, inspirational quotes, Motivational Quotes

Affirmations Help You Through Hard Times

Affirmations Written In CalligraphyIt can help to have your most powerful affirmations written in calligraphy and where you will see them every day. One of my customers put this affirmation in her bathroom (on a metal surface that’s safe in that damp environment) so she would see it every morning to start the day. These

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Calligraphy Blog, Calligraphy Services, Gift Ideas, Personalized gifts, Photography

Printing Calligraphy Choices

Printing your Calligraphy PoemThere are so many choices when printing your calligraphy art!  There are so many papers and surfaces that are now available. In the “olden days”, you could choose a couple of papers, but printing on a photograph was only available when you ordered a huge quantity of the same text.I remember having

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Christian Calligraphy, Custom Calligraphy, Gift Ideas

Favorite Christmas Gifts

My Favorite Christmas Gifts This Year Every year, a new group of people discover Beautiful Calligraphy for their Christmas gift giving. It’s exciting for me to see what kinds of gifts I’m going to be working on for the season. As usual it was a mixed bag of requests: some religious text, some gifts that

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Gift Ideas, Graduation Gift

Graduation Gifts

Inspirational Quotes for a Great Graduation Gift Do you have a student in your life who is about to graduate. I’m sure they’ve worked hard to finish school. and they’re at the beginning of their professional lives. You want to get them something that will have a lot of meaning to them. If you can’t

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Anniversary Gift, Custom Calligraphy, Gift Ideas, Love Poems, Marriage Vows, Wedding Calligraphy

Personalized Marriage Vows

Your Personalized Vows in Calligraphy Personalized Marriage vows are not necessarily the traditional “Do you have this man/woman to ….?”  It’s wonderful that now, you can choose to write your own marriage vows that express your hope of what your marriage will be. As individual as each couple’s relationship is, vows can reflect their unique

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Calligraphy Blog, Custom Calligraphy, Gift Ideas, Graduation Gift, inspirational quotes, Unique Gift Ideas

Famous People’s Quotes

Famous Quotes from Famous People My custom calligraphy services frequent requests to write quotes from famous people: the ones we most admire. Your choice of a quote actually says a lot about you. What you believe in, how you live your life, what you are passionate about often comes from the people we admire and aspire to be like,

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Anniversary Gift, Gift Ideas, Love Poems, Unique Gift Ideas

Celebrate the day you met

Anniversary’s are a thing to celebrate- even if it’s not a marriage, but just the day you met. Unique Gift for the Day You Met Everyone remembers the day you met your sweetheart. It was memorable because it was the first meeting of someone that changed your life. I hope you still have that feeling

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Custom Calligraphy, Famous poems, Gift Ideas, Graduation Gift, Personalized gifts, Spiritual

Desiderata

  Desiderata means “things to be desired”     “Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence” begins Max Ehrmann’s  1927 epic poem, Desiderata. It is both a spiritual and inspirational famous poem.       Desiderata has been a popular request of my calligraphy services, and

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