Homemade Chex Mix Recipe

Homemade Chex Mix Recipe | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! I don't know what it is about Chex Mix, but it's so good! It's one of my favorite snacks to grab for the road or an afternoon pick me up. I love savory crunchy things like chips too. Lately I've been finding I've been snacking on it more thanks to my job's on-site convenience store, but it starts to add up! I also found that I was basically just eating the actual chex parts and … [Read More...]

Friday Favorites Link Up #2

Hey Love Designs Friday Favorites Link Up

Hi Friends! I hope you've been enjoying Calligraphy Week, because I know I have! Writing a post every day for this kind of inspires me to start a daily journal with different hand lettering doodles. Hmmm... maybe I will! Last week I kicked off the new Friday Favorites link up and it went well! Thanks to all who participated. We're gonna do it again this week! First I'd like to share some … [Read More...]

Calligraphy Week: Watercolor Brush Calligraphy

Watercolor Brush Calligraphy | Hey Love Designs

Hi Friends! How are you enjoying Calligraphy Week? I have been enjoying geeking out with all things calligraphy with you. Earlier this week I taught you how to fake calligraphy with a marker or pen, I shared the tools I enjoy using, and I showed you how I tried chalkboard calligraphy. Today I'm giving another medium a shot: watercolor paint! Brush calligraphy is very in right now and when … [Read More...]

Calligraphy Week: Chalkboard Lettering

Chalkboard Lettering | Hey Love Designs

Hi friends! I'm having so much fun with Calligraphy Week. What about you? I totally geek out over hand-lettering so I love being able to share my nerdery with you. Today I'm talking chalkboard lettering! I don't know what it is about chalkboards, but we all seem to be going crazy over it. There are no shortage of ideas on Pinterest and it seems like everyone wants chalkboard lettering at … [Read More...]

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...]