Entries by Joy


FREE November calendar print & tech wallpaper

Hand-lettered FREE calendar for the month of November 2018, featuring a lovely watercolor bouquet and two different calendar options. NOVEMBER FREE CALENDAR AND PRINT I am so excited to start making calendars for you guys! In my Etsy shop, the calendars are one of my best sellers, but it's a pain to make them every […]

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15 of best lettering & calligraphy books: Inspire and learn (beginner)

In this post, I am going to share 15 must-have books for learning hand lettering and calligraphy, getting inspired, and starting to make money with your artwork. I know that starting with lettering and calligraphy can seem super overwhelming, but trust me, this series will take all that pressure off. I will cover all the […]


Studio tour, part 2 – The HowJoyful sewing room

Today I am finally sharing the second and final part of my home studio tour. Before my blogging break, I shared what my office space looked like, and now is the turn of the sewing-room / craft-space or my girl dungeon -like my husband calls it-. Even though all these pictures are from a couple […]


Matching pajamas (or fleece pants)

It's crazy to think that I actually wrote this post 2 years ago! (December 2013, Conner was a little over a year and now he's 3 years old!) well, better late than never! so here it goes: Life has been crazy lately and there's no much time to make anything, well other than food for […]