Creative Calligraphy Made Easy

Creative Calligraphy Made Easy : A Beginner's Guide to Crafting Stylish Cards, Event Decor and Gifts

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Karla breaks it down into simple steps, teaching readers how to shape and connect letters in three distinct, modern styles. With traceable letters right in the book, readers can get comfortable with the tools and techniques before moving on to create personalised projects with their new skill.

Readers can follow simple and stylish designs for stunning birthday cards, hand-addressed envelopes, thank you cards and more. From table numbers and menus for weddings and events to gifts like a monogrammed leather luggage tag and keychain, there are so many possibilities. Karla also covers the basics of digitizing calligraphy, making it easy to share creations with friends and family, and connect with the exciting lettering and calligraphy community on social media.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 198 x 228 x 13mm | 545g
  • Essex, United States
  • English
  • 30 photos
  • 1645671348
  • 9781645671343
  • 153,805

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"Karla elevates ordinary materials into extraordinary works of art with her creative, elegant calligraphy. Her fearless experimentation with modern styles is an inspiration!"
--Lindsey Bugbee, creator of The Postman's Knock

"There is no detail left undone in this amazing book. It is laid out perfectly with easy step-by-step instructions, and the fun projects are the best part. Brilliant!"
--Suzanne Cunningham, calligrapher and teacher

"Karla has been and continues to be the most influential calligrapher in the wedding industry. This in-depth book combines her creative crafting skills and impeccable aesthetic, and offers budding calligraphers a unique chance to hone their skills from the comfort of their homes."
--Joy Proctor, founder of Joy Proctor Design

"This thoughtfully laid-out book will be a catalyst for countless aspiring calligraphers as they wield the pen and explore the art of beautiful writing."
--Jake Weidmann, Master Penman
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About Karla Lim

Karla Lim is the founder of Written Word Calligraphy, a calligraphy and graphic design studio specializing in custom and semi-custom wedding invitations. Her workshops have introduced modern calligraphy to an enthusiastic audience and her work has been featured on the blog Besotted and at the Modern Calligraphy Summit. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.
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