Three L’s: Ladyfingers. Letterpress. Luck.

Three L’s: Ladyfingers. Letterpress. Luck.

So, in the midst of my, erm, “challenging” summer, there was a lovely little bright spot. You know those businesses you follow on social media? And, how some of them offer giveaways of some sort or other, and all you have to do is respond to their post, and you’re automatically eligible to win? Well, […]

2013 National Stationery Show – To the Letter

2013 National Stationery Show – To the Letter

This NSS post is particularly near and dear to my heart, because it takes a look at some examples of the nifty hand-lettering and creative uses of typography on display at the Show. I’ve studied and practiced calligraphy and hand-lettering on and off for—eek!—over 25 years, now. (I’d like to say I started when I […]

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part I – Tomato Red

2013 National Stationery Show – Colors Part I – Tomato Red

Well, I seriously underestimated how long it would take me to: sort through and prep the (hundreds of) pictures I took; organize all the business cards and marketing materials I picked up; and get my mind around how to winnow it all down into a logical series of posts. So, without further ado, heeeeeere’s the […]

The S’Wicked Blog is born!

Welcome, welcome, to the first S’Wicked blog post! Yep, I’m throwing my hat in the blogging ring, and look forward to sharing good stuff with you. “What sort of good stuff?” you may ask. Well, all sorts, centered on the things I love: stationery and greeting cards, kids’ books, toys, illustration, hand lettering and type […]

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