Hand lettering and faux calligraphy

Hand lettering and Faux Calligraphy by Sarah Milner

Hi Everyone.  Today’s post is by a friend of mine and very talented surface pattern designer, Sarah Milner.  She is giving us an introduction to hand lettering and faux calligraphy.

Hello! My name is Sarah. I am an Australian surface pattern designer living in Far North QLD. I create patterns and designs that can go on all sorts of surfaces such as: gift wrap, stationary, fabric etc… Pretty much anything you see that contains a pattern, whether its’s your crockery set, wall paper or t-shirt, has a designer behind it. Creating patterns is something I am passionate about! I’m inspired by the beauty of nature around me, childhood memories, my kids, art, architecture … there is inspiration everywhere! You’re welcome to check out my patterns at instagram.com/sarahmilnerdesign,  my website at sarahmilnerdesign.com or facebook.

5 tested benefits of journaling and how to do it

5 Tested Benefits Of Journaling And How To Do It

Journaling either as a daily ritual or when your feeling stressed has been shown to have many benefits. It can help calm and clear your mind and help you deal with any negative or anxious thoughts. It can help you release and let go of any stress you’ve experienced throughout the day, and it can even help you to become more aware of what you struggle with each day.

Bullet journal meal planning

Stop Wasting Your Precious Time: Start Meal Planning In Your Bullet Journal

It doesn’t matter if you’re a family or single, meal planning is beneficial and a great time saver. I know it’s not your favourite task but it pays off spending half an hour planning your next weeks meals. No more madly rushing around trying to figure out what to cook for your next meal. All …

Rapid Logging The Heart Of Your Bullet Journal

First things first when I first started researching bullet journaling and rapid logging I thought that rapid logging was a shorthand version of traditional bullet journaling, but no rapid logging IS the traditional bullet journaling. Oops my bad! Well we all know that journaling is suppose to be beneficial but the traditional form of journaling …

Two easy but powerful ways to start journaling

Two Easy But Powerful Ways To Start Journaling

Journaling is an incredible form of self-care It helps reduce stress and clarify thoughts and feelings. Jasmin Terrany, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, sums it up best: “When you write, you are pausing your life from all other activities and taking the time to look within. It can be a very powerful tool to help you …