January Color Inspiration: Charleston, South Carolina

January Color Inspiration: Charleston, South Carolina

Walking around Charleston, I snapped photos of every building and scene that inspired me, and I’ve used those photos to create color palettes I am so excited to use in my art or simply stick in my Pinterest mood boards for future home inspo. You’re welcome to use them too, in whatever way you please, just make sure to tag me so I can see what you come up with!

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Abstract Art + Lettering on Wood with Walnut Hollow

Abstract Art + Lettering on Wood with Walnut Hollow

Lately, I've been playing with various ways to bring my two favorite forms of art together: "abstract" acrylic painting and lettering. Lots of artists I follow on Instagram do this brilliantly (my favorite being Caroline of Made Vibrant), but I am searching for my own brand of art that mixes these two loves of mine!

With the help of some gorgeous Walnut Hollow pieces, I am getting closer and closer to finding my favorite new style!

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When Should I Pick Up My Brush Pen?

When Should I Pick Up My Brush Pen?

Today, I am giving *my answer* to a question I receive A.LOT. And that is: when should I lift my pen? Is there a rule? What's the deal?

Honestly, the thought never crossed my mind when I began lettering almost 3 years ago. I immediately approached lettering with a 'I'm going to hold my pen and use the pen however I want as long as it looks good at the end' kind of thought process. And while that is a flawed thought process in some ways, in other ways, it has helped me develop my own style in the end, and I'm thankful for that! 

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