Happy (almost) Mother's Day! I may not be a mom but I have my own amazing mom along with so many other amazing women who are moms in my life! So it's always fun to celebrate them all. If you're at a loss at what to do for your mom I put together some mother's day gift ideas to hopefully help you out. There are a ton of directions you can go to celebrate all the moms so I tried to keep the mother's day gift ideas simple with a few health & wellness themed ideas. And I also included a few ... Read the Post
Hand Lettering Supplies I’ve been writing this blog for awhile now and have shared plenty of information on hand lettering but never a specific guide to the supplies I use. So I am going to start here with a beginner’s guide to hand lettering supplies and will add new posts with more advanced supplies in the future. If you are interested in what I’ve shared in the past I have a post on hand lettering resources here, plus all of my other hand lettering blog posts are here. Pens & ... Read the Post
Brush Pens & MarkersCheck out the best markers and pens I personally love & use daily
It is now national stationery writing month and I love everything about it! The idea of sending letters or greeting cards in the mail is so fun! Plus connecting with people outside of the digital sphere feels so genuine nowadays. One of my favorite ways to achieve genuine connection with others is by sending greeting cards. Checking out unique cards at specialty and boutique shops is one of my favorite past times. If given more free time I could spend hours looking at all of the cards ... Read the Post
Track Inventory & Sales For an Online Store Just a quick note: At Proof & Parchment I currently sell digital products and goods that are drop shipped, meaning I carry no physical inventory. Therefore the way I track everything will be specific to this type of shop and vary from a shop that stocks physical products. Now that you know the type of shop I run I can jump into how I track everything in a fairly simple way! There are a ton of ways to track inventory out there ... Read the Post
Let's Get InspiredCheck out these creative & inspiring books!
I am a big fan of Easter, and maybe a little bit biased since it always falls near my birthday! But it usually means springtime is here along with everything in bloom plus of course Easter candy! And boy do I have a sweet tooth. I also love a few other Easter traditions, especially coloring eggs, it's such a fun activity and then I get to eat the eggs afterwards so it's a win-win! Easter baskets are also a super fun part of the holiday whether you are putting one together or receiving one! ... Read the Post
For the GalsCheck out these fun gift ideas for the women in your life!
This post has been in the making for quite some time! Basically in my work I love to incorporate calligraphy wherever I can which means I’m constantly working on my calligraphy skills and practicing different calligraphy styles. From doing this calligraphy work for the past few years I have gradually developed my own signature styles and want to share the first one with you. I also want to dive in deeper with you how you can also create your own calligraphy style! Below I will give you the ... Read the Post