#SurelySimple: Meet Missy Briggs of M2B Studio!

If you were on stage right now, how would you introduce yourself? (You can brag! Think TedX or maybe an exhibition of your work.) Hellooo everyone. Missy Briggs here. I’m a lettering fanatic and artist from Miami, Florida. I have many talents, but bragging is not one of them! When did you first really get interested in lettering and calligraphy? I first learned Italic Calligraphy when I was about nine ...
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Meet Kiley in Kentucky SurelySimple Interview

#SurelySimple: Meet Lettering Artist Kiley in Kentucky

Hello folks. You’ll be meeting different lettering / calligraphy artists as a part of the ‘meet the teachers’ series on @surelysimplechallenge. Read on to find out more about each letterer’s creative process, how they discovered their own distinct style, the tools they use and more.. Today's featured artist is..Kiley (in Kentucky!) Read on... 1/If you were on stage right now, how would you introduce yourself?  Well, if I'm bragging (haha), ...
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House / A Creative Home..with Artist Katie in Carrollton, Virginia - a home interview series via SURELYSIMPLE.COM

A Creative Home..with Artist Katie in Carrollton, Virginia

Today, I'm sharing a lovely home with you all- oodles of rustic charm mixed with modern living. Katie is an artist with a classic and crisp sense of design; and you can see that both in her home and her art. Hope you enjoy this feature and get some inspiration! To me, her space is all about bright (natural) lighting, structured simple elements and coastal vibes integrated with an artistic approach. Let's ...
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Leaves / #SurelySimple LEAVES Theme Winners via

#SurelySimple LEAVES Theme Winners

Hey everyone! The winners for the @surelysimplechallenge theme LEAVES are:   New Art Contest Theme! 🌿😍🔹 I, Aaria (@surelysimpleblog ) have been on a painting/doodling leaves 🍃 kick lately and I thought it would be great to share this topic with y'all! So this week's theme is LEAVES 🍃! • - entries eligible when posted from today to next Monday - make sure you mention in the caption that IT'S ...
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#SurelySimple COFFEE Theme Winners | Feb 16-23

Hey everyone! The weekly art/lettering theme was COFFEE and there were some awesome entries! Stay tuned for the next theme announcement on instagram. Let’s look at the winners for this awesome and versatile theme! #SURELYSIMPLE Coffee THEME WINNERS You all know how it works, 1 like = 1 vote. The top four winners are listed below along with my thoughts on their work!  First Place: @by_the_lakeside with 7328 votes! Title chosen by ...
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A Creative Home with artist Menw from Maastricht, Netherlands- a home tour and creative interview series via

A Creative Home with Paperhugger Menw from Maastricht

Hi everyone! Today I have a fascinating home tour lined up for you! Menw is what she calls a 'paperhugger' because she loves and collects all things paper! Her interests are diverse though- from vintage stationery, stamps, wax seals, art, botanicals, pens, postcards, snail mail, and so much more. She is also a hoarder of stationery and art supplies, but let me tell you- this is the neatest and most amazingly complex ...
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New Handlettering Quotes Project! daily quote series on

Quoted// Beauty Isn’t Exclusive To Goodness

Hey everyone! I'm starting a regular quote series on! You'll get to see peeks at my experiments with lettering, doodling and also read a lot of quotes. I absolutely love quotes - from movies, books, classic sayings, all kinds of quotes basically. Be sure to check everyday for a new one! I shall also provide links to the art supplies I use- since so many people ask me (especially ...
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A Creative Home..with Melike of Easy Interior - a Creative Home tour + interview series via

A Creative Home..with Melike of Easy Interieur in Berlin

Today, we have Melike of Easy Interieur sharing her gorgeous Scandinavian inspired home with us! I've included pictures of her home from last winter and right now in spring to show you how versatile her decorating is. (Key: The darker tones are clearly winter times and the bright images are beckoning spring!) What is really captivating about this stylist is that she flawlessly switches styles with a minimal yet go big ...
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#SurelySimple Alphabet Challenge Artists vol.1 via - An interview series

#SurelySimple Alphabet Challenge Artists vol.1

Hey everyone! I recently hosted an alphabet a day challenge in January on instagram. I wanted to share some amazing series of alphabets with you all- along with the makers behind them! All the artists featured have their own distinctive and unique style- that's what art is all about, right? There are quite a few artists in this series and I'll be sharing their words and art with four in each volume. Grab ...
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Creating Original Characters with the Scrawlr Box Challenge via Surely Simple

Creating Original Characters with the Scrawlr Box Challenge

Hey! I tried out the Scrawlr Box challenge and it was a great experience. Check out my video (I filmed this in small snippets and wips): What is the Scrawlr Box challenge, exactly, you might ask? Well, it's a subscription box that gives you a small set of art supplies and some nice paper too, and a specific theme to create a whole art piece with! No cheating by using other ...
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