Birthday Giveaway: Brush Lettering Tools

It’s time for a celebration! Around this time each year, I host a giveaway that’s slightly bigger than those I usually have. To kick off 2019, I’m giving away a nice bundle of goodies for brush lettering lovers! It doesn’t matter how far along in your lettering journey you are. If you love brush lettering, don’t mind having additional tools to help you hone your craft, or know someone who would love a bunch of free brush lettering tools, then you should join this giveaway!

Brush Lettering Giveaway via Happy Hands Project

So what am I celebrating, exactly? Well, there’s my birthday, my wedding anniversary, and the anniversary of this baby of mine, the Happy Hands Project. When I started HHP I just wanted to share my calligraphy and lettering stories, and I can’t believe it’s still here! I’m still blogging and sharing my calligraphy and lettering passion with the world. I’ve met so many friends who share the same love for this craft and I’ve learned so much from all of you.

Here’s to another year of learning and becoming a better artist! Being a creative means learning is life-long and we’re all here to enjoy the ride.

This year’s going to be a blast (happy dance!) as I’m looking forward to accomplishing many things on my to-do list. I’ll share my big plans later on, but for now, here’s the Happy Hands Project birthday giveaway!

Brush Lettering Giveaway via Happy Hands Project

I teamed up with author and wordsmith @thepenlesswriter for this giveaway! We are giving away a copy of her recently published book, Beneath. It is a collection of some of the best motivational quotes she has written and featured on @thepenlesswriter Instagram page. If you’re looking for quotes and words to practice calligraphy or lettering with, this book is perfect.

Brush Lettering Giveaway via Happy Hands Project

On top of that, I’ll be giving away some of my favourite brush pens, and some watercolour tools to get you started in brush lettering using an actual paint brush. So what’s in the bag, you ask? One lucky winner will win the following items:

  • 12-pan watercolour palette
  • plastic mixing palette
  • paint brush
  • Zig gold metallic brush pen
  • Tombow dual brush pen
  • Pentel Fude Touch Brush pen
  • Pentel Artist Brush pen
  • A5 size notebook with the winner’s name in embossed lettering
  • A copy of Beneath, a collection of motivational quotes by @thepenlesswriter
  • A5 size lettering print by Happy Hands Project (not pictured)

The giveaway starts today, February 14th, and closes on Thursday, February 28th at 12 midnight Singapore time (GMT +8). The lucky winner will be chosen randomly and will be contacted via email within 72 hours of the giveaway closing. If I don’t receive an email reply from the winner within seven (7) days of the original email, I will be randomly selecting another winner.

Open internationally! This giveaway is open to everyone 18 years old and above. The prizes will be shipped via Singapore Post, so as long as I can ship to your location, you can join! Shipping of items to the winner is free of charge however, any customs fees (should it apply) will be paid for by the recipient. Good luck!

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Deck The Wall: Free Holiday Wall Art

Christmas Merry And Bright Free Holiday Printable via Happy Hands Project

It’s exactly seven days before Christmas, and I’m giving away a free hand-lettered printable wall art with all the holiday feels. We surely need it here as it has always been warm and humid all year round! I’m sure you’ve already decorated your living room with holiday decorations, but here’s a free printable for that icing on the cake.

This year has been an amazing ride, and calligraphy has always been a highlight. I’ve learned Spencerian script this year from Mike Ward and Master Penman Michael Sull, and I’m looking forward to another year of learning. At the same time, I’ve shared my love for contemporary script with a lot of amazing people here in Singapore and that will definitely continue on to the next year.

My kids have grown and I’ve grown with them as well. Husband and I couldn’t be happier just staring at them (if you’re a parent, you’d know what I mean).

Thanks for hanging around the Happy Hands Project! I’ve had readers and followers who have been in this calligraphy journey with me for years, and all I can say is thank you! So here is the free holiday printable I’ve promised. As always, this is free for personal use and is not for sale and may not be redistributed. Link backs are welcome and feel free to share via the link to this post. Ciao!

Happy holidays, everyone!

A4 Size Download  |  Letter Size Download

BORACAY WEDDING INVITATIONS: AIZA AND MELVIN

I love designing destination wedding invites, specially Boracay Island wedding invitations. It usually has a very carefree feel, and this invite for Aiza and Melvin is no different.

This is a combination of watercolour washes, illustrations and calligraphy using very soft hues that displayed a sweet, relaxed vibe. We started out with the Save the Date cards with a hand-illustrated ‘relationship timeline’ where I painted some landmarks close to the couple’s hearts — think Japan’s Mount Fuji for instance (where he proposed! Insert hearts here).

Once the Save the Dates were out, I then worked with the bride on the wedding logo which will appear on the main invite card. More painting ensued, including a map of Boracay Island (that was FUN, I’m telling ya). What I love about this invitation suite is how  pointed pen calligraphy, watercolours and illustrations in ink complemented each other beautifully.

Here are photos from Aiza and Melvin’s wedding… enjoy!

Photography: Niceprint Photography
Venue: Asya Premiere Suites, Boracay Island

Boracay Calligraphy Wedding Invitations via Happy Hands Project

Boracay Calligraphy Wedding Invitations via Happy Hands Project

Boracay Calligraphy Wedding Invitations via Happy Hands Project