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Modern Calligraphy - Decorative Writing

You want to try modern calligraphy but you do not know not where to start? Discover different ways to make beautiful calligraphic style letters with the Stampin 'Up! and his markers.

This workshop offered on 2 meetings is an introduction that will allow you to learn the basics. Using worksheets, you will experiment and practice several techniques and tools while doing some projects with common words.

Who is this workshop for?

You are beginner or you have little experience? This workshop is definitely a good way to get started.

What will we see in this workshop?

First, I'll give you an overview of the basics of the online series that I created and from which you can then benefit for free.

• The different types of markers

• Types of paper

• Positioning of the body

• Practice alphabet and words with the worksheets.

• Realization of some projects coming from the SU!

COST: $ 25 + tx ***

*** Required materials: Stampin 'Up! Base Kit and $ 50.00 Stampin 'Write marker (all included) that you must purchase from me on order.

*** RSVP by May 12 so I can order your kit on time.


Bring a friend and each receive a surprise!

Why create your visual board

Here's back in real life following 3 months in Florida ...

I will update my Vision Board.

Do you know this technique?

Here is an article that will explain the why and the process.

By the way, if you have the taste to make one .. give me a sign and I will post a course for this purpose!

You have taken the time to think about what you want to do next for your business. You have a little idea of ​​what you would like to achieve and what you want to add in your life every day. As an entrepreneur, doing your vision board will give you an overview of a particular goal for the coming year. The images you paste will allow you to refer to them as needed to stay the course and increase your motivation when clouds will darken your confidence.


Everything is possible inside a vision board. You can put a lot of glitter on it if you wish. You will take the time to listen to your most incredible desires. Do not limit yourself, especially. You have the right to dream big. By creating this table, you will be able to determine more where you are in your entrepreneurial journey. But above all, you can have a lot of fun doing it. Why not get together with a few friends to do your work. Being in business with girls will allow you to chat and share a ton of inspiring topics. Who knows, you may have a new project that will come out of this meeting. One thing is certain, you will build bonds of trust with the participants and you will learn to know them from a new angle: that of dreams and ambitions that can lead us to the top.


Chow do i go about building my vision board

It must be understood that the vision board is a necessary tool to further define his business vision and / or his personal vision of life. What is most important to us? We must choose a single, specific goal that drives us more than the others and reflects on the success of this one.


With a stack of magazines and a scrapbooking kit, you can do wonders. To be able to select the right images, you will have to do introspection. In a nice room that you have well lit, close your eyes and let go of your mind, before opening them and select the images that will make sense for you.

Think about what's driving you the most in your job.

Think about your mission and your values.

Think of the people with whom you want to create relationships (your dream customers).

Think of a place of healing that makes you feel good and inspires you to surpass yourself.

Think of your "Why," the reason you do what you do with so much passion.

Think of inspiring words or phrases that resemble you.

Think of an image that particularly touches you (landscape, photo of a portrait, artist's canvas ...)

Think about the colors and shapes that make you feel good.

Think about the money you want to make, what you want, what you want to achieve.

Think of the people who have accompanied you or who accompany you with positivism and who help you stay the course.


Now you can tinker with a unique painting that really looks like you. There are no two vision boards, that's the beauty of the thing. And remember that on days of great darkness (which do not last long, thankfully), you will be able to turn to the images and the words that you will have stuck there by saying to you: "I will arrive there, I am almost there I just have to believe it "and do whatever it takes to reach your goal. At the end of the year, maybe you'll say, "That's it, I've finally arrived! "

Reference: Marie-Belle Creative Writing, 2 sept.2018

What is the art of paper?

It's the art of turning paper into decorative objects!

Le paper (From latin papyrus) is a material made from fibers cellulose vegetable. It is in the form of thin sheets and is considered a material basic in the fields ofwriting, drawing, In theimpressions, In thepackaging and painting. It is also used in the manufacture of various components, such as filters.

Paper art

Many artistic forms find their source in the handling of paper. There is of course the drawing, but there are many other techniques.

First, there are those who roll strips. Then there are those who superimpose layers and colors. There are finally those who bend it, paint it and tear it apart.

Rolled paper (paperolle ... quilling)

Another wonderful thing you can do with paper is to cut strips of different colors and use them to create shapes and landscapes. So you can create beautiful, simpler works, just as beautiful by rolling paper strips.

The art of cutting with an X-Acto, chisel, punch and punch.

There are others, but my two favorite X-Acto artists are Maude White and Sarah Trumbauer. Maude White works with finesse to make flowers with the precision of a surgeon. She also cut animals, fish and characters on occasion. Everything she does is fascinating and almost gives the impression that paper has been transformed into something else.

A little more childish, but just as pretty, her drawings are sometimes placed on jewelry and cards that can be purchased on Etsy.


Others cut squarely into books. This is the case of Annemarieke Kloosterhof, an artist from the Netherlands established in London who creates portals and scenes by digging into abandoned books.

Artistic Journal

You certainly know the diary. You may have already confided to him your joys and sorrows at one time or another in your life. But what about artistic journal? Well, it's pretty much the same thing, but in color !!

I present to you the many facets of the artistic journal. It can become sketchbook, color tests and textures. He can, like his cousin, receive your confidences with a touch of watercolor, it can be pretty much anything you want to do, it's up to you to decide.

There is also another variant, a little cousin called the creative journal. It is a tool that is more focused on personal development. Anne-Marie Jobin created this concept in 1998 and offers workshops for the general public as well as training for professionals. It uses, as in the art journal, collage, painting, drawing and writing. Here is an example of a creative journal page.


Other artists use paper to deposit colors or cut into layers to give depth effect.

And more …

Of course, there are other ways to use paper such as origami etc ... but let's stop here before getting lost in your reading.

I will still finish by telling you that if you are one to draw while talking on the phone (doodling and zentangle), decorative writing (modern calligraphy) to find that the books to coloring (watercolor, markers (water, oil)) for adults are the idea of ​​the century, you should embark on this paper adventure, too.

All you need is a cutting board, an X-Acto, a little glue and time to get inspired by these artists. You will practice a quiet activity that puts ideas in place and you will remember what you were able to do in your art classes.

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Now here is the list of techniques used:

Embossing (hot and cold)



Stained glass effect

3D effect

Watercolor (multiple options)

Coloring (watercolor, markers based on water and oil)


Overlay (mounting, gluing, adhesives)

Learning choice of colors

Water-based inks (multiple options)

Learning choice of papers

And finally, here is the result you can achieve with the paper and its techniques:

Home decor

3D Gift

Greeting card

Gift card



Souvenir album

Souvenir frame

Gift wrap

Calendar (perpetual, monthly, yearly)

Jewelry, Keychain, luggage tag

Wine bottle necklace

Guest table decoration

Themed event table decoration

Baby Shower Collection

Wedding Shower Collection

Christmas collection

And many more …. because I love this passion of paper ...

For the simple pleasure of creating, sharing, giving!