Calligraphy Week: My Favorite Calligraphy Tools

My Favorite Calligraphy Tools | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I absolutely love pointed pen calligraphy and the whimsical typography it produces. We all know how much I love to share my creations, and a lot of times I get asked how to get started. In a nutshell: just do it! So this week I'm sharing some posts on my favorite tools, the basics of writing with pointed pen, how to fake calligraphy, and trying various styles of ink. Today let's … [Read More...]

Calligraphy Week! How to Fake Calligraphy

How to Fake Calligraphy | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! As we all know, I am completely enamored with calligraphy and am constantly working on it to improve and well, I just love to doodle, okay? I thought it would be fun to do a whole week on calligraphy: how to write in calligraphy, tools, and styles. Today we're going to start with a doozy - how to fake your way into calligraphy. We've talked before about how I was super … [Read More...]

Happy Weekend! Friday Favorites Link Up #1!

Hey Love Designs Friday Favorites Link Up

Hi friends! For those of you familiar with my blog, I usually like to kick off the weekend with some of my favorite posts that I read during the past week. Well now I want to kick things up a notch. I'm now adding a link up so YOU can add your favorite posts as well. BAM! Every Friday, stop by my blog to share your favorite post from your blog from this past week. And because I'm all about … [Read More...]

Featured Design: Destination Wedding Invitations

Updated Destination Wedding Invitations or Save the Date Cards | Hey Love Designs

Hi friends! Did you know that some designs in my shop have remained unchanged since the beginning? Sure, I've customized colors and fonts for clients, but I think it's about time to breathe new life into some of my designs. This weekend I decided to spice up the destination wedding invitations, as you can see above. I'm loving the new colors and how much more cheerful they are! I also took … [Read More...]

“We’re Going to Paint Nite, We’re Gonna Paint it Right”

Paint Nite | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! Anyone else familiar with the "Steak Night" song from Scrubs? It's one of my favorite things about the show. Sadly, this post is not related to steak. It's okay, you can leave now. However, I did sing the "Steak Night" song but changed a few words when my cousin N invited me to join her at Paint Nite DC! We're going to Paint Nite We're going to paint it right Paint is … [Read More...]

Home Tour!

Hey Love Designs Home Tour - Dining Room

Hi Friends! I've been wanting to post photos of how my home is set up for quite some time, but since my kitchen remains blah, I've resisted. Well there's a great chance I'll be moving out by the end of the year so I wanted to make sure I preserved it - kitchen be damned! I really like the personal touches I've put in my home for the past 7 years and I don't think I'll ever be able to make my … [Read More...]

Featured Product: Wine Invitations

Winery Party Invitation by Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! Did you know that I have an Etsy shop? I'm actually nearing my 100th sale! I thought it would be fun to feature a product every once in awhile to show you what I'm designing, what's popular, or what I'm currently in love with. I'm a big fan of wine and wineries. There's something about being out in the mountains with your good friends, a few nibbles, and bottles and bottles of … [Read More...]

Traveling in Style

Traveling in Style |Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I've returned from a wonderful trip to San Diego and am back in the swing of things. It's really hard to be in a place that feels like 24/7 vacation and beautiful weather, and then get hit with humidity and real life back at home! While I was on my way to the best coast, I thought it would be fun to share how I like to travel, and maybe learn from you! I don't consider myself a … [Read More...]

Vacation Time!

Vacation Confetti | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! First, I want to say thank you to everyone who entered my S'more Love favor tag giveaway! Congratulations to Amanda D.! On a side note, I've been obsessed with making confetti. I have a ton of tissue paper at my disposal and I've been adding little packets of cheer to all of my orders. Who doesn't love throwing some confetti? Instant fiesta! I'm off to a few days in San Diego … [Read More...]

My First Newsletter Has Launched!

My First Hey Love Designs Newsletter Launched!

Hi Friends! I'm SO excited to share that I finally launched my company newsletter! I feel like I've been talking about it for so long, but now it's here! The first issue went out last night and future emails will be sent twice a month. I think this is a great source for people who can't check the blog or social media everyday or just want an occasional update. It's also a good outlet to … [Read More...]