melissapher

Melissa Esplin

Craftiness, calligraphy, family and fun. Let me teach you calligraphy at istilllovecalligraphy.com!
http://melissaesplin.com
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Penelope made a kite. #penelopefanclub #creativekids
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bianca.carr : I can see my house 😏
ariaskitchen : We did this in 6th grade science. I think Penelope's kite flew longer than most of ours :)
melissapher : @ariaskitchen I'm seriously considering sewing one with Penelope.
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In addition to being our weekly tradition, we're celebrating that @epsilon survived today's shenanigans. What should have been a 2 hour bike ride ended up being a 6 hour slog through snow in bike shoes and ankle socks. I was about to call authorities when he texted me that he was okay. It took another hour and a half before we were reunited. Happy to be back with my man.
princesasylvia : Yeah for being safe and yummy food.
megannielsenpatterns : Oh Melissa that is so scary honey!! I am so glad he is ok πŸ™Œ
sometimescreative : Glad he's home safe!
victoriahlane : Happy endings!!
thenearestfuture : Yikes! Glad he's ok!
pinkrapture : I can only imagine how worried you must have been! So glad he's okay and you're all good.
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It's the delightfully tacky details that I love about my in-laws' townhouse in Midway. #bathroomselfie Also, let's discuss how my teal shirt and blush jeans totally match the toilet. #the90sarebaaaack
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pilgrim_lee : wow that's uncompromising
sarahandreotti : Well, now that sure is interesting. 🌸🌺
lawmamaliz : I secretly love houses like this...
aklinephotos : Hey I think the shirt and pants go great together!
blueeyedfreckle : That toilet is really the icing on the cake:)πŸŽ‚
amy.rose.pruchnic : That is amazing.
emilyslc : Omg @mjgroves22 @kelseykat1
kelseykat1 : @emilyslc this gives me some good decorating ideas
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Did my first "scope" tonight. A teeny, awkward tour of my studio and some lettering. Super fun times over on periscope. Will be doing this again. #istilllovecalligraphy βœ’οΈβœ’οΈ someone asked me why I was going calligraphy in the middle of the night. My response,"I have 3 kids, so… there's that." πŸ˜‚
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queenmamabeecreates : I do everything in the middle of the night. #mommylife
kurtdaems : What amazing talent!!!! Go girl. πŸ‘
lindzjxn : Ha! Perfect response
lindzjxn : I've got 3 kids too and my crafting definitely takes place late at night too. Beautiful work btw. No way I have the patience for calligraphy.
bespokestrokes : Ahh...the after the babes are asleep calligraphy club. I'm a proud member as well :) πŸ‘Ά
briana6 : Always perfection:). What is periscope?
melissapher : @briana6 it's an interactive live stream app that's connected with Twitter. It's fun!
melissapher : @bespokestrokes aw yeah. πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š
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Sue means graceful lily. #nameoftheday #istilllovecalligraphy also, just signed up for Periscope: @melissapher. Watch out for a live video soon!
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rusticshinestudio : So beautiful
thelettersessions : love this style!
cathiecph : Splendid!
madamerosenrot : So beautiful! I am in desperate need of your calligraphy kit and workshop 😍
melissapher : @madamerosenrot mention #nameoftheday at checkout. I'll add your name to the kit. πŸ˜‰
madamerosenrot : Oh my! πŸ˜„ I will not be able to buy until Wednesday - credit card is totally empty πŸ˜πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚ But then I will for sure buy it ;)
melissapher : @madamerosenrot I'm all for putting financial responsibility first. πŸ‘Š 😊
kiriyanchenko : @melissapher Wowser! If only I could write like that!!
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I'm pathetically scraping the remains of this cake off the plate. I made double dark chocolate raspberry and brigadeiro cake (recipe on melissaesplin.com) for a church celebration last night and ate too much of it. It's an addiction. I need more! #sugarrush
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faithartandletters : Pardon my French, but holy sh*t! *drools* I lovelovelove the idea of brigadeiro in a cake! I need to check this out. Thank you so much for sharing!
melissapher : @mrs_ghent nope. Sugar Crystals. Although that would be good too.
melissapher : @faithartandletters it's so good. It really brings box cake to life.
mrs_ghent : 🍫😊
princesasylvia : @pinspots you should make this and I'll try it.
annscarlos : That looks absolutely yummy!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
alondonreview : Yup, I love cake with my whole heart. So trying this.
abideingrace : Ya killin me girlie....
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I thrifted this handmade footie onesie years ago. My patience has finally paid off, it fits miss #juniperinês ! It also cracks me up. #so1986
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lifeidesign : Beautiful!!
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primo_girl : Gray eyes???? 😘wow! So pretty
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shaikha_alsharqi : ❀️
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Trista: the feminine of Tristan which means "full of sorrows". #nameoftheday #istilllovecalligraphy
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oruga_san : πŸ’–
melissapher : @openinkstand you just made my week! Thank you! 😘😘
mrjacobira : The miniature stand 😊 Your hand developing elegantly Melissa
melissapher : @mrjacobira I'm having the best week thanks to you and Schin! Lots of practice these days.
modern_lion : Awesome!
elena_knapp : Same word in Russian means 300 ) three hundreds
elena_knapp : Beautiful writing
mrjacobira : :]
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This burger was insanely good, but it still paled in comparison to the company tonight. Catching up with @uberchiccheap and @miriamtribe is always a treat. Ladies, you're both incredible.
melissapher : @foodmadebytom black sheep cafe. It's the buffalo burger. Sooooo goooood.
miriamtribe : Oh man, you too!!
oliveleafcalli : Looks good!
gentrilee : I knew it was the black sheep buffalo burger, just by looking at it. And I've only had it once, a year ago. Haha! It's that good.
suzcunningham : I am starving 😩
livefreemiranda : Love you girls! @uberchiccheap @miriamtribe 😘😘
uberchiccheap : Had SUCH a great time!
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Practicing foundations and broad edge pen manipulations today. I'm horrible, but I thought I would post this as a reminder that everyone starts somewhere! Calligraphy takes equal parts patience and practice. Two things I'm making time for this year. #istilllovecalligraphy
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anandacrafts : This is so pretty! πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•
erikaantunes_c : Every great journey starts with small steps. And this is beautiful already! Keep up pushing your limits and improving!
denise_plant : Any books you'd suggest?
melissapher : @denise_plant loads! Visit my blog and search calligraphy gift guide. I have recommended books there.
meisographic : You can print out some guidelines for better understanding the proportions of the letters. Here's the online generator: http://www.allunderone.org/calligraphy2/calligraphy.php
darkgravity : You can do it! I'm proud of you!
melissapher : @meisographic thanks for that!! Much needed!
melissapher : @darkgravity thanks for the encouragement. You're one of my inspirations. Your account was among the first I found (way back) that used the broad edge in such a modern way. I'm a huge fan.
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