One of the first big ticket items that couples research for their wedding day is a venue! The venue is incredibly important, as it is the centerfold of your wedding day. It’s key that your venue has good flow, understandable policies, a great support staff, and beauty (of course). Atlanta is such an eclectic and wonderful city because you can find wedding venues that meet all sort of criteria! I’ve pulled together a list of six Atlanta Wedding Venues that I think are truly breathtaking - I made sure each of them embodied a slightly different feel. After all, every couple will have different feels they are hoping to encompass in their wedding day!Read More
This post is a continuation of PART 1, so if you haven’t read that blog post yet, I recommend you start there! This post, PART 2, focuses on more of the day-of logistics for a workshop, and provides additional insights on all the minute details you might not think of when planning a workshop. PART 1 focused on a lot of behind the scenes details that you need to get in place before selling tickets for your workshop.
I’m going to pick up exactly where I left off with the numbers from the previous post...Read More
I’m here to tell you the real, hard, truth. From the outside looking in, hosting in-person workshops for calligraphy, brush lettering, watercolor, etc. might seem super-duper fun but it is actually incredibly hard. I’m not saying that to scare you, I’m just being honest. This blog post is all about outlining what actually goes into planning a workshop, and the price tag that comes along with it (not to mention the work).Read More
In 2019 I’m excited to embrace a new way of thinking about my business! I’ve niched down more than ever and I will only be offering two service-based products: custom wedding invitations and a-la-carte envelope calligraphy on a case-by-case basis (meaning I will have specific minimums in place and specifications before I take on an addressing job).Read More
The majority of people I know have a Google account for one reason or another. If you don’t, it only takes a couple minutes to sign up for one. Google Forms is a lifesaver, and boy do I wish I had used it when I was gathering my guest addresses for my wedding! In fact, I just used it to gather addresses for Christmas Cards, and the amount of people that told me this is genius, I’m totally stealing this idea blew me away. They were right, it is SO easy and only takes a matter of second for each person to enter their own address (hello avoiding mistakes when you copy it or write it down yourself)!Read More
I can not believe how fast 2018 has gone by… a lot of growth & new exciting things have happened in my business! I love writing a “Year in Review” for each year because it’s almost more for me than it is for all of you. It’s something I can look back on through the years to see what happened in my business, what I accomplished, what I didn’t like, and what I changed. I am hoping that you’ll read along as well, even if I’m doing it more for myself ;)Read More
Do you have a friend that is a calligrapher and/or stationer and is just breaking into the field? Maybe they’ve been pursuing their hobby & passion for a while, and maybe they’ve even made a career out of it! I’ve compiled a gift guide for calligraphers and stationers so that you don’t need to look anywhere else. In this gift guide I share my top gifts for calligraphers & stationers, and all of these are easy to order online (because we all love taking the hassle out of holiday shopping, am I right?).Read More