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My Doodling Wreath Videos July Compilation + Free E-book!

Hello! Here are some of the wreaths I doodled in July, and you can download a free mini e-book where I share how to make your own! Read on... FREEHAND WATERCOLOR MINI WREATH: CONTRASTING BETWEEN FREEHAND OR SLIGHTLY PLANNED:   Let's talk about this methodical wreath design I formulated in my head and it's kinda trending on instagram! 5 minutes of fame. That's cool. Laurels are slightly like wreaths, right? ...
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Design Cuts x Surely Simple Giveaway! Win an Artistic Design Bundle!

Hello! Excited to have another giveaway on the blog, and this time DesignCuts has a wonderful bundle filled with some great graphics, designs and more that they are gifting to one lucky person!  Here's the giveaway details: a Rafflecopter giveaway Leave a comment at the end of this post to say you're done with all the entries and also answer this vital question: Head over to DesignCuts and tell me ...
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A New Creative Instagram Challenge In August 2016!

August Favorites Creative Challenge Happening! If you've been following @surelysimplechallenge, you may have noticed that in August, there will be a new challenge and it's all about our favorites!  .... This challenge stemmed from a thought that we should be more grateful in our daily life, and what better way to celebrate than to discuss our favorite things for the whole month? HOW TO PARTICIPATE! - keep up with the ...
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Meet Hazel + Her Lettering!

  Meet Hazel + Her Lettering! If you were on stage right now, how would you introduce yourself? Hi! I'm Hazel and lettering is my jam! When did you first really get interested in lettering and calligraphy? I've always had an interest in pretty writing in general and always admired those who write so beautifully. Then marriage and motherhood came into play and I never really had a chance to ...
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Meet Calligrapher Suzanne Cunningham

If you were on stage right now, how would you introduce yourself? (You can brag! Think TedX or maybe an exhibition of your work.) I would introduce myself as a simple, down-home girl from Alabama. I love the Lord and my family. I think simplicity is what makes me able to connect with people as a calligrapher. They don't come any more "regular" than me! When did you first really ...
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Meet Milly of Blink Lettering!

Let's meet Milly of Blink Lettering! If you were on stage right now, how would you introduce yourself? I would definitely be internally freaking out if I was on stage, obviously masking this with a big smile, and wave. And simply introducing myself as Milly, a letterer who lives by the sea and has an unhealthy obsession with cheese! When did you first really get interested in lettering and calligraphy? ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study| E, F, G and H

Hey! Continuing with the letter studies. Let's talk about E, F, G and H. Drills, please: Different versions with only crayolas: I used: Crayola supertips and Classic Crayolas here. Video demonstration with crayola super tips! Hand drawn: Join in with the challenge at @SurelySimpleChallenge and @SurelySimpleBlog. Also, follow @Opinion9 for exclusive details coming up about #SimpleAlphabets. Here’s the list of prompts to get you started:   ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about C and D

Let's do some quick catch ups for C and D! Here are the letters broken down into their drill counterparts: And here's D: Videos:   Hand drawn : D: Letters + Tools: Join in with the challenge at @SurelySimpleChallenge and @SurelySimpleBlog. Also, follow @Opinion9 for exclusive details coming up about #SimpleAlphabets. Here's the list of prompts to get you started:   ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff About B

Hey! Due to technical issues (read: my Mac crashed and it took me 2 days to repair, reinstall and fix it!)- this series is off to a series of catchups! You shall be seeing seeing letter studies on B, C, D and E and F(oh, gosh!) shortly- and then it’s back to track with today’s letter G! Let’s start with B. B is one of my favourites- probably only because ...
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Meet Jessica Chung of Pretty Prints & Paper

Hey everyone. As part of the #SimpleAlphabets series starting in June over on instagram, we will be lettering an alphabet a day.  The challenge bonus is that you won’t be alone in practicing the alphabet. I’ve asked some amazingly talented letterers to share their knowledge with you! You shall also be getting to know a bit more about them and their creative journey. Today, I'm chatting with Jessica about her creative process. You've ...
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