• Craft: Coded Message with Popsicle Sticks or Paper Strips

      Hello pen pallers and paper crafters! Today is Valentine's Day, and I had a really fun craft planned for you with this Love You a Lotto Printabl...
  • How to Build a Writing Habit

        In my last post, I wrote about why writing is so good for you and how you should approach writing. Now, I wanted to give you some more practi...
  • How to Draw a Drop Cap

    What is a Drop Cap?

    If you've ever held an old story book in your hands, you've probably admired a drop cap. It is that big capital letter that extends down three or four lines and is surrounded by fancy decoration. 

    I'm going to show you how to do it! It doesn't take long at all, and even though mine is not perfect or the most neat, I'm happy with the result. I think because the details are so small, mess ups don't matter as much and the whole thing looks fabulous no matter what! You'll have to show me your creations, too.

  • How to Make an Envelope of Any Size (No Special Tools Needed!)

    A couple months ago, I teamed up with Lina (@fromlinawithlove) from Instagram to bring you a tutorial on How to Make a 5x7 Envelope. Ever since t...
  • How To Write A Coded Message

    I have long believed that to make life enjoyable, you must find small, fun, goofy things to do as much as possible. This includes writing fun notes for our loved ones, or for anyone, really! With these four easy steps, you'll be brightening someone's day in no time.