Perhaps it’s the arrival of spring (finally!), but these days I just can’t get enough of bright and vibrant color. And not just a single color, but every shade and hue of the rainbow. Today I’m loving the colorful screen printed cards, gift tags, and art prints from Dewey Howard by Elizabeth Grubaugh. Hello color!
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Photo Credits: Elizabeth Grubaugh | Dewey Howard
Lilacs are my absolute favorite flower, and I eagerly await their arrival each spring. I’m loving this new letterpress broadside print from Maggie of Campbell Raw Press, which features a Walt Whitman poem under a two-color illustration by Maggie. Beautiful!
From Maggie: Thanks to Dead Poets Society, I always think of Walt Whitman as “Uncle Walt.” This is one of many of my favorite Whitman poems, and a perfectly appropriate harbinger of spring…which seems to finally have begun! I drew the lilacs at the “bottom of winter”, as my friend Rick calls it–sometime at the end of January/beginning of February. The drawing is printed in two tones of lilac: a pale purple under printing, and a bold, pink-purple overlay. The poem is printed in a simple Garamond typeface in dark gray ink.
Learn more about this broadside here.
Photo Credits: Campbell Raw Press
I’m loving the new baby & kids collection from the talented Lindsay Letters! So many adorable nursery prints, including several printable designs, along with baby shower invitations and thank you cards, all featuring Lindsay’s gorgeous calligraphy and many with various metallic foils. So many pretty prints to inspire tiny adventurers!
Lots lots more over at Lindsay Letters!
Photo Credits: Lindsay Letters
I completely lack the discipline for any hobby or project that requires me to do a specific activity once a day, so I’m in complete awe of the “Year of Lettering” project undertaken by Kelly Cummings of Spindle Photography. Kelly is a wedding photographer with a talent for calligraphy, so this year she decided to start a Tumblr to explore different styles and further develop her technique. A selection of Kelly’s favorites from the project are available as prints on Etsy and her Society6 shop!
From Kelly: I am a full time wedding photographer and started dabbling in calligraphy for client packaging and my logo, until I finally took a class in copperplate this past August. I’ve always wanted to be dedicated enough for some kind of year long project but a photo a day felt too much like work, so lettering has been an awesome way to explore different styles and typography as well, but in my free time at night. I’ve taken on a few custom projects as well, but mostly I love keeping lettering as a fun hobby. I’m really pleasantly surprised at the following the tumblr has gained, and I post some of my process on instagram as well which people seem to really enjoy.
This print is available from the Southern Weddings shop!
Photo Credits: A Year of Lettering | Kelly Cummings
I really cannot have enough papercut pieces in my life, and these designs by Debbie Geddes of All Cut Up are so very beautiful. Each one is an original work of art, hand drawn and hand cut from a single sheet of paper. Amazing!
Lots more over at Debbie’s etsy shop!
Photo Credits: All Cut Up by Debbie Geddes