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Feb

12th

love for letters

 

It’s not something I do super often lately, but I have always, always loved hand lettering.

I can trace this interest/hobby back to my earliest days as a young girl, doodling every chance I got. I thoroughly enjoyed art classes in school and found a bit of excitement in Mrs. Winkler’s art assignments in high school. I was the poster-making volunteer in school, at church, and even for the local hardware store. It just became the thing I did.

One of those art assignments from Mrs. Winkler was to come up with a postage stamp design. I don’t recall any other specifics, but I do remember falling in love with the story of Helen Keller and she became my focus for the project. For some reason I hung on to the finished piece all these years. I recently came across this and several other things that I’m sharing today.

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There’s no lettering on this next piece, but it was with all the other things I had saved from high school and college. It was another art project – obviously abstract, and clearly, I had a thing for eyes. And leaves. And to this day, I can’t really explain either, except that perhaps I found them easy to draw? It’s just weird enough that I can’t bring myself to even consider hanging this on any wall … anywhere … not even in a closet. Ha! But it is fun to look back and see what I was doing back in the day. And oh, how I loved my Prismacolor pencils.

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While in college, I enrolled in a calligraphy class. Love, love, loved that class. Learned a thing or two about hand lettering in a completely different discipline than my teenage doodles. It was hard, actually. Here are some of my finished projects from that class … all with actual calligraphy pens … dipped in ink and all.

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Another leaf. There I go again.  ; )

Fast forward a few years. At the age of 22, I published my first book – The Art of Creative Lettering. I hand lettered alphabet after alphabet after alphabet and broke them down step-by-step in an effort to teach others how easy lettering could be. I busted out those Prismacolor pencils again for this project. Anyone happen to still have this little gem in your collection of idea books back before blogs and social media were all you needed for inspiration?

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One might find an occasional doodle from me while on a focused conference call … or on a letter addressed to a special friend. But really, for the most part it’s a thing of the past for me. And that’s okay. I’ve evolved and I continue to evolve, and hand lettering is something that I now enjoy seeing my own children dabble with. In fact … Claire is just getting started with her very first set of Prismacolor pencils for her art class. I can’t wait to see what she does with them.

 

Giveaway

After all these years, I do find myself drawn to the alphabet in various creative ways. This was one way that I used a bunch of random letter stickers for display. I made it several years ago.

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I wanted to pass this along to one of you who might enjoy having it. Of course I’ll personalize it with your name & my signature if you’d like. Simply leave your first name + city + state/country. We’ll add the winner’s name at the bottom of this post on Friday, so be sure to check back in case you’re the randomly selected winner!

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Updated 2.14.14

We are excited to spread the love to our giveaway winner Kenna in Bolivar, Missouri. Please email brandi@beckyhiggins.com to claim your prize.

COMMENTS

379 Responses

  1. Ainslie H says:

    Ainslie H
    Perth, Western Australia
    Australia

    Thanks for the chance – it is beautiful!!!!!

  2. Christine A says:

    I would love to hang this in my office/craft room!

  3. Nancy Ripley says:

    I loved seeing your samples of calligraphy and art. Beautiful work! I have always been drawn to letters and alphabets in various styles. Looking at them makes my eyes happy! Does that make sense?
    Nancy
    Lancaster, WI
    USA

  4. Sherry says:

    Sherry
    Singapore

    That’s gonna look lovely in my 3yo’s room :)

  5. kathy f says:

    Yes I still have your lettering book! Love it and refer to it often. Thanks for the chance to win!

  6. Stacy says:

    Stacy
    Gibsonville, NC

  7. Pat says:

    Pat
    Oklahoma City, OK

  8. Sharon says:

    Sharon
    Lakemoor, IL

  9. Donna says:

    Donna
    Appleton, WI

  10. shannon says:

    Shannon
    Hillsboro, OR

  11. Rachael says:

    Rachael
    Fredericksburg, VA

  12. Susan M. says:

    Susan M.
    Wenonah, NJ

    Love this! Thanks for the chance.

  13. Amy says:

    Amy
    Desert Hot Springs, CA

  14. Karen says:

    Karen
    Harrisburg, PA

  15. Laura S. says:

    Laura
    Minneapolis, MN

  16. Kirsten says:

    Love!
    Kirsten
    Chesnee SC
    USA

  17. Kelli Ertel says:

    Kelli
    Atlanta GA

    Love it!

  18. Trindin says:

    Trindin
    Macomb, Michigan

  19. Lesley VW says:

    Lesley
    Midland, MI

  20. Theresa L says:

    Theresa
    Alberta Canada
    Lovely!

  21. Kristine says:

    Kristine – Harrison, NY

  22. Kathleen says:

    Kathleen
    Mountain Top, PA/USA

    thank you!

  23. Donna says:

    OH I would love this, Donna in Minot ND….

  24. Mendi M says:

    I would love to win this! SO cute!

    Mendi M
    Midlothian, TX

  25. Ruth says:

    Your calligraphy is beautiful! There’s a lady in my mum’s church who uses calligraphy in her daily writing as a matter of course and when you compliment her on it, she always say, “hard work and a lot of tears!”
    Ruth,
    London, UK

  26. Heather K. says:

    Heather
    Belmont, MS

    I love hand lettering and am really not good at it. I have a degree in drafting and am decent at architectural lettering, but nothing fancy. I always wanted your book and just never grabbed a copy. I’m glad you reminded me of it – I might try to find a copy now! :)

  27. Marina says:

    I’d be honored to have this piece for my youngest’s room. Thanks for the chance!
    Marina
    San Pedro, CA USA

  28. Jenn N says:

    Jenn N
    Coatesville, PA

  29. Teri M says:

    Teri
    Owenton KY USA

  30. Theresa F Miami,Fl. says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. Beautiful.

  31. Courtney says:

    Courtney
    Erickson, Manitoba, Canada
    What a sweet giveaway!

  32. Erica Jensen says:

    That is so adorable! I love it, and hope I win! I am new to Project Life, and am loving it! Thanks!

    Erica Jensen
    Santa Fe, NM
    USA

  33. LauraM says:

    Laura
    Park Ridge, IL
    USA
    WOW! I can’t believe you are giving this away – so very kind of you. Thank you for the chance to win!

  34. Steffani Mitchell says:

    Steffani
    Austin, Texas

  35. Martha says:

    Martha
    Centennial, CO

  36. Lindsay N says:

    Lindsay N.
    Pittsburg, CA
    USA

  37. Sue white says:

    Castle Rock, WA U.S.A.

  38. Sue white says:

    Sue
    Castle Rock, WA U.S.A.

  39. Kerry Ledbetter says:

    What a wonderful keepsake from the Queen of Creative Lettering! Thanks for this opportunity to win a Becky Higgins original (sort of) … :)

    Kerry Ledbetter
    Newtown, Pennsylvania

  40. Holly says:

    Holly
    Snoqualmie, WA

  41. Sandra says:

    Sandra B.
    Champaign, IL

    Thanks for sharing so much of yourself.

  42. Jenetta says:

    Jenetta
    Adelanto CA.

  43. Luanna R says:

    Luanna
    Scottsdale, AZ

  44. Angela says:

    Angela
    Westfield, NJ

  45. melinda says:

    Melinda
    Burnsville, MN

  46. megan says:

    Megan
    Sulphur, LA

  47. Juliette says:

    Juliette
    Kenmore, WA
    USA

  48. Monica says:

    Monica
    Millersville, MD

  49. Carrie K says:

    Carrie K
    Kennewick WA

    What a fun piece of art to have in my new craft room!! And for what its worth the “eye” picture is pretty cool and colorful!

  50. Kristie M says:

    Kristie M.
    Puyallup, WA

  51. Lynn Aitken says:

    Lynn
    Longwood, FL
    USA

  52. Donna says:

    Donna
    Scottsdale AZ
    USA

  53. Kim M says:

    Kim M
    Ogden Utah

  54. Debbie Pyle says:

    From Prince George, VA and would love to have it with your signature.
    Thanks -Debbie Pyle

  55. Nicole says:

    Nicole
    Palmyra, NJ

  56. Miriam, Huntsville, Ohio says:

    I’m also drawn to letters. I liked the head in your abstract piece with eyes; lots of thought coming from it. I have been inspired by your Project Life emphasis to finally get some family history from boxes to pages.

  57. Andrea says:

    What a neat picture!

    Andrea
    Williamsburg, VA

  58. Sandra W says:

    Sandra W
    Spanish Fork, UT

  59. Allie says:

    It would be so fun to have a “Becky original”!

    Allie
    Mansfield, Ohio

  60. Lynette says:

    I still have that lettering book–and my daughter, now 20, still has the American Girl book you did! And we still crank out the hand lettering once in a while, although her preferred medium is now chalk on a chalkboard–she lettered a verse for my kitchen recently. Thanks for the inspiration over the years!
    Lynette
    Maple Grove, MN

  61. Cheryl says:

    You are so talented! I love your writing.

    Cheryl
    Chesterfield, VA USA

  62. Katherine says:

    Katherine RG
    Edmonton, AB Canada

  63. Jen D says:

    Jen D
    Mobile, Alabama

    So cute!

  64. Carolyn says:

    Carolyn, London, UK
    Cheers!

  65. Skye says:

    I love the look of lettering but was always too critical of my own. Your giveaway is adorable!!

    Skye
    Las Vegas, NV

  66. Chew Jie Ying says:

    Thanks for the chance! Would love to display this in my classroom

  67. April says:

    April
    Las Vegas, NV

    Beautiful!

  68. Abby says:

    Appleton, Wi

  69. Chew Jie Ying says:

    Chew
    Singapore

  70. Randi says:

    My 2.5 year old – Alexa – is fascinated with the alphabet. I’d love to put that up in her room. :)
    Randi – Owings Mills, MD

  71. Laura Halmrast says:

    I would love to have that for my preschool!

    Laura Halmrast
    Goodyear AZ

  72. Lisa Kloock says:

    I have always loved your writing! I have your font loaded on my computer and I even taught a lettering class after I attended CKU. I even have your lettering book signed by you! The skill and art involved with lettering is such a unique talent and you are so lucky to do what comes naturally to you. You rock! ..along with all of your beautiful work :). Count me in!

  73. Jill says:

    Beautiful!
    Jill
    Nicholasville, KY

  74. Bridget Williams says:

    Would LOVE this for my daughters room!!

  75. Jamie Petersen says:

    Eagle Mountain, Utah

  76. Kelly says:

    Kelly
    Overland Park, Kansas

  77. Melissa Gilles says:

    Washington, IL
    Melissa

  78. Jennifer Anderson says:

    Minneapolis, MN

  79. Tami F says:

    Thank you for the opportunity!! It’s beautiful!

    Tami
    Oakhurst, CA

  80. sheila a. says:

    Sheila A.
    Moorpark, CA
    USA

  81. Mallory says:

    Mallory Oleshko
    Estevan
    Saskatchewan
    Canada

    Would look good in my girls ( 2 & 10 months) reading area:)

  82. Sujean says:

    Mesa, Arizona

  83. Melanie says:

    Melanie Salem, OR USA

  84. Tina says:

    Tina
    East Bridgewater MA
    So cool!!! :)

  85. Maria V. says:

    Love it! Would go great in my toddlers room!
    Maria V.
    Chilliwack, BC, Canada

  86. christine b says:

    christine from campbell, ca :)

  87. Michele F says:

    Michele Flowers
    Lubbock,TX

  88. Brook says:

    Brook B
    Lancaster WI

  89. Karen kaufman says:

    Love love love this!

  90. Karen kaufman says:

    Garden grove, ca

  91. Kenna P says:

    Kenna
    Bolivar, Misssouri
    USA
    Thanks for the opportunity, Becki!!!

  92. Lori Madden says:

    I have a little boy on the way and would love for this to hang in his nursery!!
    It’s beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win it!!
    Lori

  93. Lori Madden says:

    I have a little boy on the way and would love for this to hang in his nursery!!
    It’s beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win it!!
    Hoboken, NJ, USA
    Lori

  94. Michelle Zilles says:

    Michelle Zilles
    Louisville, KY
    USA

    So cute! I would love to use it in my office!

  95. Jen McClard says:

    Would love this for our homeschool room!

  96. Shawnna Samples says:

    Fingers crossed

  97. Tracy, Hampton, VA/USA says:

    I have enjoyed so much your facebook page, the blog, and seeing all of your work. I have my own scrapbook room, but have been more inspired since I started following your site. Thank you for sharing your gifts and talents.

  98. Brandie B says:

    Brandie B
    Spfld, il

  99. Erica Hayes says:

    SO COOL!!!

    Erica
    Coventry, RI
    USA

  100. Robin D says:

    Robin D in Prince George, BC, Canada
    I’ve been a fan for years and would love to win something you made! Thanks for the chance!

  101. Mary Driver says:

    Love this!

  102. Denise Z says:

    I’ d LOVE this for my scraproom! I’m Denise, from Roseville, CA USA

  103. Larissa says:

    Love your style! Larissa/Kaneohe/Hawaii

  104. Rhadonda says:

    Rhadonda Sterling, IL USA

  105. Kristy Stewart says:

    Kristy S.
    Signal Mountain, TN
    USA

  106. Tara Romero says:

    Tara
    Alpharetta, GA
    USA

  107. Jennsquared says:

    So cute! Would love it for my daughter’s room!

    Jenn
    New Haven, CT

  108. Shannon says:

    Shannon
    Indian Trail, NC
    USA

    Thanks for the opportunity to win! :)

  109. Jill D says:

    I’d love to hang this in my baby’s nursery!
    Lincoln, NE

  110. Karynn Anderson says:

    Waterford, MI

  111. Jen M says:

    Jen
    Brigham City, UT

  112. Maria Nelson says:

    Mukilteo, Washington USA

  113. Amy Cooley says:

    Amy (Indianapolis, IN)
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  114. Audrey says:

    Audrey
    Hillsborough, NC USA

  115. Amanda says:

    Amanda, O’Fallon, MO USA

    I have a friend, Cathy, with a new baby named Samantha, and I just know she would love this for her nursery.

  116. Jessica Kearl says:

    Jessica K
    Fredericksburg VA
    USA

  117. Angela G. says:

    Angela
    Glendale, AZ
    so cute! Would look great in my craft room!

  118. Deanna says:

    I would love to win this :) Deanna/ Pearland/ Texas

  119. Brooke Rose says:

    Brooke from
    Belchertown, MA

  120. Terri hurbis says:

    Terri from Royal Oak, MI. :)

  121. Aprile says:

    I would love to have this! I have the software from the Creative Lettering Days…used it lots!!

  122. Gale says:

    Hi Becky. I have the Creative Lettering book, and maybe all or most of what you have published. I first met you at the Anaheim CKU in 2007, and I remember you telling me that you like the color of my eyes… I think you are still fascinated by eyes. LOL

    Gale C
    Torrance, CA
    USA

  123. Sandy says:

    Sandy – Antelope – Ca./USA. This ABC framed art would be so beautiful hanging in my daughters room. Thank you for the chance to win! Blessings, Sandy

  124. Cindy says:

    Cindy
    Nacogdoches, TX

  125. Melissa says:

    Melissa
    Milton
    Ontario, Canada

    Would love this for my daughter’s room!!

  126. Bojana says:

    Yes, please!

  127. Peg Irons says:

    Peg in Scottsdale, AZ

  128. Lauren Wolf says:

    Lauren Wolf
    Leland, NC
    Thank you!

  129. Lisa says:

    Ooooooh, would love to win this.

  130. Crystal Moore says:

    This would look awesome in my craft room!

    Crystal
    Thomasville, NC
    USA

  131. Dawaila says:

    Dawaila
    Eugene, Oregon
    USA

  132. Nicole Ver Straten says:

    Nicole
    Middle Island, NY

    Very cute!

  133. Enid says:

    Enid
    Liberty Twp, OH

    What a cool way to display the alphabet!

  134. Trisha L says:

    Trisha
    Goshen, IN

  135. Priya mohan says:

    Priya
    Irving, TX
    It’s lovely..

  136. Emily Clark says:

    Emily Clark
    Vernal, Utah

  137. Dana Kirby says:

    Dana
    Merced
    CA/USA

  138. gina Sanchez says:

    Gina S
    Corona Ca USA

  139. Jennifer Hubbard says:

    Love this…

  140. Julia says:

    Julia
    Elroy, WI

  141. Deiga says:

    Nice.

    Deiga
    Redlands, CA

  142. Nicole B says:

    so cute!
    Nicole B
    Largo, FL
    USA

  143. Sarka says:

    Gorham, ME

  144. Karen says:

    Karen
    Pearland, TX

  145. Joanna says:

    Joanna
    Springfield, Missouri

  146. dawn says:

    I love this post Becky, so cool to see your artwork!! I think you should pick up those pencils again with Claire and make some beautiful art again to share.

    I remember you making this and loving it!! Still love it! Thanks so much for the chance to win :)
    Dawn M
    Madison, OH

  147. Whitney says:

    Whitney
    Montague, MI

  148. Marshan says:

    Marshan
    Cincinnati, Oh

    Love your stuff!!

  149. Nancy Coultas says:

    Nancy
    Davison, Michigan USA

  150. Melissa says:

    How fun – thank you!
    Melissa H.
    Highlands Ranch, CO

  151. Jen K says:

    Jenn k
    Epworth iA
    USA

    This is so neat!

  152. Kim says:

    I still have that Creative Lettering book! Somewhere… :-)

  153. Melissa S. says:

    Melissa
    Plymouth, MN
    USA

  154. Kari says:

    kari b

    fargo, nd (insert snowflake here :-)

  155. Michelle D says:

    Michelle
    Indianapolis, IN/ USA

    Thanks!

  156. Heidi C says:

    Heidi C
    Millville, UT

  157. Livia says:

    Sure to enjoy thistreat! Beautiful work! Im Livia from Fortaleza, Brasil.

  158. Allyn says:

    Allyn from sacramento, CA.
    This would go so well in my twins room, Addyson and Zachary. We did an abc theme.

  159. Erika B says:

    Erika
    Fargo, ND
    USA

  160. Marie says:

    Burnsville, MN

  161. Kylee says:

    I love this so much!! Kylee Sims, Topeka, Kansas <3

  162. Kathy says:

    Kathy O.
    Seattle, WA

    fun!

  163. Ali Smith says:

    Eugene, Or.
    Thanks for the chance. I have three month old twin boys and I’m just now starting on their nursery. That would be such a cute addition!

  164. RPomeroy says:

    Ramona
    Coeur d’Alene, ID

  165. Rebecca says:

    So awesome to see your beautiful talent…and yes, I still have that lovely, inspirational book! I can’t believe you were so young when you produced it!
    Yay you!!
    ~Rebecca, Edmonton, Canada

  166. Jill says:

    Would LOVE this!

    Jill
    Draper, UT

  167. Alysia Richter says:

    Would love this for my upcoming babies room! How neat would that be! Or even in a playroom!!!

  168. Alysia Richter says:

    Would love this for my upcoming babies room! How neat would that be! Or even in a playroom!!!

    Bow, NH USA

  169. Kimmie says:

    Kimmie
    North Las Vegas, NV

  170. carolyn..b.. says:

    Hi thanks for the chance…Carolyn Melbourne Victoria Australia

  171. Lise H. says:

    Lise
    Brisbane Queensland Australia
    :)

  172. Kimberly says:

    Kimberly
    Santaquin, UT
    USA

  173. Rachel taylor says:

    Gorgeous piece of art ! I’d be honoured to win something you had made .
    Rachel
    West midlands
    Uk

  174. Joye Bauer says:

    Joye
    Cincinnati
    Ohio

  175. Tara lutton says:

    Would love to have it for my little girls room

  176. Beth Palazzetti says:

    This would look so cute in my little boy’s room! <3
    Beth
    Southlake, TX

  177. Kate says:

    Kate
    Sydney, NSW
    Australia

    Loved this post, Becky. I had a lettering book from primary school which became dog-eared with over-use and I still have it to this day!

    I went through pencils at a very fast rate and loved my birthday present of Derwent Pencils … Which I still have!

    I taught myself calligraphy in high school and love doing it to this day.

    We are kindred spirits, I tell you! :)

  178. Judy R says:

    Judy
    Westminster, CO, USA

    (I have your first book BTW.)

  179. Jenny B. says:

    Love it! I have a thing for the alphabet too. :)

    Jenny B.
    Northwest Arkansas, USA

  180. Donna says:

    Berkeley, California USA

  181. Erin Dvorak says:

    What a cool idea. Beautiful!!!

  182. Tracey Rogers says:

    I would so love that up in my new scrapping room for sheer beauty and constant inspiration. Tracey. Childers. Queensland. Australia.

  183. Karen Brooks says:

    Karen
    Wetumpka, AL

  184. Enza says:

    I’d love to have it. Thank you for the chance.

  185. Carrie Pangborn says:

    Carrie
    Fremont, California

  186. Missy C says:

    Missy C
    Southbury CT USA

  187. Karen T Smith says:

    Anything from you Becky would be such and honor to have and would be cherished always. You are so talented and I am in awe of your work. You are such an inspiration. I would love to win any if you items especially this one! Thank you and keep up the beautiful work and creativity! :)

  188. Missy says:

    Missy
    Sumter, SC

  189. Beautiful work. And great giveaway. I wouldn’t have thought to do that. Wonderful idea.

  190. Rose Powell says:

    Rose, Woodbridge, VA, USA

    This is absolutely creative, I love it! Of course I’d like to win it, but in the event that I don’t I see one of these in my future!

  191. Beautiful work. And great giveaway. I wouldn’t have thought to do that. Wonderful idea.
    ON Canada

  192. Nicole Dupont says:

    Nicole, Safford, AZ

    This is so cute, I want to set up a little homework area for my kids (2 and 4), and something like this would be amazing in it!

  193. lynne says:

    Lynne
    Vermont
    Victoria 3133
    Australia
    Thank you for the opportunity to have this in my home

  194. Sofia G says:

    Toledo, Ohio, USA
    So Excited! They are beautiful and an inspiration! I’m actually trying to learn calligraphy

  195. Marja says:

    Marja L.
    Luleå,Sweden

  196. Loni says:

    Loni
    Westlake Village, CA

  197. Natalie Brotherston says:

    Natalie B from Melbourne, Australia

    This is a beautiful piece and would look great in my craft room!

  198. Kim says:

    Kim
    Poth, TX
    USA

  199. Kelsey says:

    I love it Becky! And I think it would be the perfect starting point for my babies’ room. Not due till August, so no name or gender yet. But I still think it would be great!

  200. Susan says:

    Susan. Las Vegas. Nevada. USA.

  201. Sarah white says:

    I have a thing for the alphabet.
    Sarah
    Annapolis, MD

  202. Stephanie says:

    Stephanie G.
    Forest Grove, OR

  203. Theresa says:

    Heaven knows I have enough left over alphas to do this…….but it would be so much cooler to have one done by you!!
    Theresa,
    Hartville, Ohio

  204. Mony Baumgartner says:

    Naperville, IL USA

  205. Nicole says:

    Chadstone Vic Australia

  206. Lynn M says:

    Lynn M
    Wheaton, IL

  207. Kay Curlee says:

    Kay
    Southern Pines,
    North Carolina
    USA

  208. Maria says:

    Would love to receive this gift from you!
    Maria
    Seal Beach, CA

  209. Cara says:

    Cara
    Grand Rapids, MI

  210. Shawna says:

    Oh I would love this for my 2yr old son’s room! Love love love it!!!

  211. Kim says:

    Surprise, AZ
    USA

  212. Brandi says:

    I teach Kindergarten and would love this on my wall!

  213. Meredith A says:

    Meredith A
    Brookfield, WI

  214. Stephanie says:

    Stephanie
    Colwich, Kansas

  215. Dianne says:

    Yes, yes, yes I do still have your Creative Lettering books. I keep them along with the old Creating Keepsakes mags that I love to look through just for the memories! My family and I are moving to another home and I had to secretly box up these keepers so that my husband wouldn’t trash them thinking they had no use! Would love to win and thanks for the chance!

  216. Charlotte says:

    Maple Grove/MN/USA

  217. Marcy says:

    Marcy
    Bellwood, IL

    Will be cute in my craft room!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  218. Veronique Wallender says:

    Veronique
    Antioch, CA
    USA

  219. Peggy says:

    Mililani, HI

  220. Madelaine says:

    Las Vegas, NV
    USA

  221. Fatima M. says:

    Fatima
    San Jose, CA
    :0)

  222. Wendy Orme says:

    Wendy O.
    Fruit Heights, UT, USA

  223. Katie says:

    Love this! Thanks for the chance!

    Katie
    Greenwood, IN

  224. Rhonda says:

    Rhonda
    Frederick, MD

    Loved this blog post, Becky! Do you have “Famous Dave’s” BBQ restaurant in AZ? If so, you know how they hang artwork and artifacts on the walls in themed sections/groupings? You could could do that in your basement and have a section for your high school art! :-)

    I look forward to reading your BLOG every day!

  225. LisaZ says:

    LOVE this for my boys’ room!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win this for them!!
    LisaZ
    Harrison Township, MI
    USA

  226. Tara Bare says:

    Tara
    Peoria, AZ
    USA

  227. Lori G in PA says:

    Lori
    Royersford, PA
    USA

  228. marietta says:

    Thank you for the chance!
    Big fan!!
    Marietta , UK
    PS. I almost had a stroke when you liked my instagram photo, I love how you are so sharing and personal, good people deserve great things to happen to them :)

  229. Teresa says:

    I love the house of Helen Keller, she was amazing and left a mark in our world. I was interested in her early on in life read a lot about her, then I had a completely blind gdaughter who is so amazing, I think somehow I led the way of people and blindness growing up so when she came along,I may be able to understand more, not sure but still. LOVE that picture you have a lot of talent. Thank you for sharing these.

  230. Katherine says:

    Katherine
    Columbus, GA

  231. Mary says:

    Would love to win this! So funny- I was just idly looking through your creative lettering book last night while talking to a friend on the phone :)

    Mary – Woodridge, IL

  232. Lori Brotz says:

    Love this!
    Williamsburg, Indiana

  233. Stephanie Middleton says:

    I love this!
    Steph Middleton
    Lewiston, ID

  234. mlb says:

    Mila
    Georgetown, OH

  235. Luna says:

    Tammy
    Tamworth
    Australia
    Xxxx

  236. Dina says:

    Dina
    Hammond, La

  237. Caitlin B says:

    Caitlin
    Metamora, Oh
    USA

    Would love the chance!! Soooo addicted to your work!

  238. Alissa Yoder says:

    Alissa
    Midland, MI

  239. Darcie says:

    Darcie
    Chandler, Arizona

  240. Marcia Stolte says:

    So cute!!

  241. Marion Durham says:

    Marion
    Bradenton, FL
    USA

  242. Sarah says:

    Waukesha, WI

    This is great! I would love to hang this in my boy/girl twins’ room since it is gender neutral!

  243. Jen says:

    Job well done!

    Loved to see your artwork from high school. I have saved some of my own from AP Art and have it hanging in my classroom. I had a “fish” stage. Not really sure why (There is no interest, hobby, etc. I had that really connected to fish.) I went through more Prismacolor pencils than I wish to recall. I especially loved the blues…

    Speaking of school, I am very excited to be starting my Project Life book of my classroom events. Another teacher in the building has her students type up little summaries to go with pictures that she takes, but I am going to give them PL cards instead. When students return back to elementary or have brothers/sisters come through, it will be nice to see what they wrote and thought about school at that time. I have students for three years before they go to middle school. Even in that amount of time they grow and change sooo much. Thanks for having many fun options to choose from. It is nice to have a selection of cards to meet their unique personalities. I have opted to step aside from a traditional school theme and use cards from a variety of my kits.

    Jen – Elgin, IL

  244. Rebekah says:

    Rebekah
    Adelaide, South Australia
    Australia

  245. Whitney says:

    Whitney
    Salem, Ohio

  246. Sharon Essen says:

    Would be great in my classroom!!
    Will it be signed?

  247. cori jepsen says:

    Wow. I love it! I am a type person too… always coming home with fonts and paper.

    Cori j
    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

  248. Carrie Leavitt says:

    Carrie
    Wadesboro, North Carolina

  249. Beth Winn says:

    Name: Beth City: Columbus, IN. USA
    This would be adorable in my grandson’s room!

  250. Denise W says:

    Denise
    Oregon, Ohio USA

  251. Meredith Greene says:

    Used your book during my first 4-5 yrs scrapbooking–loved it! Thanks for the chance to win.
    Meredith
    Easley, SC

  252. Tricia says:

    Tricia – Granville, OH

  253. Jill L. says:

    Romeoville, IL

    Love it! Thanks for the chance to win!

  254. Shawn Lantz says:

    Shawn, Frederick MD/USA

  255. Lyn Yozzi says:

    Lyn
    Perth, Western Australia
    Australia

    I love it.

  256. Christin Dukes says:

    I would love to hang this in our scrap room/play room.

    Christin Dukes
    Taylor, MI

  257. Jaime says:

    Cute!
    Jaime
    Highland, UT
    USA

  258. Lee Ann G says:

    Lee Ann G
    Clarksville IN
    I have all of your books Becky!

  259. I still have your Creative Lettering book, with a note to your brother-in-law, Dustin (who was on his mission at the time). He received the book from you and mailed it to me in 1999. I remember being ecstatic to receive it. :)

    Ashley
    Maricopa, AZ

  260. Carrie Stefl says:

    Plainwell, MI

    Thanks for always reminding us it is okay to appreciate our past and how it helps us evolve to who we are now…not necessary to remain tied to everything we’ve ever been. Freeing concept :)

  261. Charlene says:

    Gosh would love to hang this in my kindergarten classroom!

  262. Fran Spooner says:

    Medina, OH
    Beautiful!

  263. Krista says:

    Krista
    Alexandria, ky usa

    How neat!

  264. Melissa says:

    This would be darling in my son’s room! :)
    Melissa, Peoria AZ

  265. Mel H says:

    Mel H
    Hutchinson KS

  266. Beth Fields says:

    Beth in Palmer, Alaska

  267. Brittney says:

    Brittney
    Mendon, UT

  268. Canadian Cathy says:

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  269. Erin says:

    Erin in Buckeye, Az

  270. Christina says:

    Grafton, MA

    Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  271. Sara says:

    Sara in Plainfield, IL
    So adorable! It would be a wonderful inspiration piece in my craft room!

  272. Amy R says:

    Amy R
    Neenah, WI

  273. Terrie Dodd says:

    Terrie D
    Phoenix, AZ
    PS I do have your first book!!!

  274. Carrie says:

    Sammamish, WA

    Your lettering books were what encouraged me to take creative lettering classes at the local scrapbook store, and then start working on my scrapbooks 13 years ago :)

  275. Louann says:

    LouAnn
    Bradenton
    Florida
    Thanks, it would be lovely to have.

  276. Cristi S says:

    Cristi
    Fort Sumner, NM

  277. Joni Reese says:

    Joni
    Coto de Caza, CA

  278. Brooke says:

    Brooke N
    Walnut Creek, CA

    I totally still have that lettering book. And a CD, I think?

  279. Allison says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!!

  280. Brenda says:

    Brenda, El Paso, Texas
    Would love it for my classroom!

  281. Joelle says:

    Joelle
    Chandler, AZ :)

  282. Outi Suominen says:

    Outi
    Vantaa
    Finland

    Just beautiful!!!

  283. hanizah says:

    Hanizah,
    Putrajaya,
    Malaysia
    This will look great in my craft area

  284. Shana says:

    Carlsbad, CA USA

  285. Emily Bentley says:

    Tulsa, OK
    Too cute!!

  286. Takisha Davis says:

    Takisha
    Honolulu,HI
    United States

  287. Charmaine says:

    Kelso,WA

  288. Alexandra says:

    Alexandra
    Schiedam, the Netherlands

    really lovely and thanks Becky :-)

  289. Nicole Cooper says:

    Nicole C
    Perth
    Western Australia

    I would proudly display this in my office at my school!

  290. Cheryl says:

    Houston, Texas, USA

    • Cheryl says:

      I meant to add, I don’t have the lettering book anymore, but your fonts have been moved from computer to computer and still get used. Thanks!

  291. Jean says:

    I still have that book of yours, and a number of others (I think my eldest son bought it for me). I used to consult it all the time and have many hand-lettered titles. Thanks for the inspiration that you have provided over MANY years

  292. Amanda McGregor says:

    Amanda, Busselton, Western Australia, Australia

    And yes I have a copy of your lettering book, and EVERY other book of yours too!!! I flew from WA to see you in Sydney years ago, even though there was no room in the class, I just sat at the back and watched. Sadly, I work full time now in a school, so can’t get to your spotlight class in Perth. Devastated doesn’t begin to describe it!!

  293. Kendra says:

    I would love a chance to win this for my daughter’s play room that we are just redoing in an alphabet theme.

    Thanks!

    Kendra
    Bay City, MI

  294. Anika says:

    My class (6c) and me are doodling almost every day too. They enjoy it very much to develop their writing skills, but not always and everyone. Mainly our dyslexics have to be encouraged every day anew. Your brillant peace of artwork would do this, I think, by being “perfectly imperfect”, know what I mean? Greetings from Germany, Anika Müller (Ahnatal)

  295. Janine says:

    Westlake, OH

  296. Jan says:

    I can frame it with yr letter book still like using yr letter books for fun and now my daughter does
    Kc Missouri

  297. Natalie says:

    Natalie
    Springville, UT

    I totally have that book!!!

  298. Melissa says:

    Melissa
    Port Charlotte, Florida, USofA

  299. Karen says:

    Karen in Richmond, KY

  300. What a lovely post. Your children are very fortunate to be able to see and touch something that their mom made years before they were born. I think I still have a copy of Creative Lettering by Becky Higgins. :) Love your random letter stickers display. It’s very cheerful.

    Mary from NH

  301. Candi Jeffery says:

    Roy, Utah
    USA
    Going for the gold… and crossing my fingers I win..
    Thanks

  302. Gina S says:

    Gina S
    Big Lake MN

    thanks Becky!

  303. Andrea Shupe says:

    DAR-LING!
    Andrea
    Rancho Cordova, CA

  304. Marlena says:

    Cute.
    Marlena
    Highlands Ranch, Co

  305. Judy S says:

    Judy, Chatham, NJ

  306. Jacquie Desilets says:

    Would love to hang that in my daughter’s room. Thank you for the chance!

  307. Jan Wozniak says:

    Oh Becky! What a lovely “blast from the past”!!! I of course own all of your books, but the Creative Lettering one is still near and dear to my heart. Like you, I’ve not gone back to do the lettering you so painstakingly taught in the book (and several classes at my LSS), but it’s such a lovely memory. I do wish, however, you would consider hanging YOUR artwork *somewhere* in your home; it’s YOU, just from long ago. It’ll remind you how far you’ve come and evolved. But that’s just my two-cents worth. :) As always, you’re awesome. And needless to say, would LOVE to hang this fun piece in my home! Thanks!
    Jan W
    Smyrna, GA

  308. Sarena says:

    So cute!

  309. Sarena says:

    Oops, I forgot…
    Sarena
    Hudsonville ,MI USA

  310. You are truly talented and have the creative gene!

    Rosa N
    Fort Kent, Maine
    USA

  311. Angela says:

    This would be adorable in my son’s playroom!
    Angela
    Pearland, TX

  312. Nicole M
    Hesperia, California
    United States

    LOVE that Becky!

  313. Lacy says:

    Lacy Chapman
    Holdrege, NE
    USA

    Your artwork is beautiful! I would be honored to display this in my home!

  314. Ginger Bradley says:

    Ohhhh! What a treat that would be to win!

  315. CarolynE says:

    This would be perfect for my 2 1/2 year old’s room!
    Love trips down memory lane! I had the opportunity to take a calligraphy class at the local high school when I was in 5th or 6th grade (SUPER big deal!), and fell in love with it! I don’t do it as often anymore, but I still doodle :)
    Carolyn E
    Middleburg. Florida
    USA

  316. Jackie G says:

    I would love if for my daughter’s nursery. Personalized to her name:
    Olivia
    San Francisco, CA, USA

  317. Wendy says:

    Wendy
    Algonac, MI

  318. Melinda says:

    Grand Rapids MI
    Love all the colors!

  319. Ginger B says:

    How awesome! Love that you still have this after all these years :)

  320. Marie Q says:

    That is so dang cute!!

    Marie
    Sacramento, Ca

  321. Kim says:

    Very cool.
    Kim
    Mechanicsville, VA

  322. Susan says:

    What a great give away.
    I would love it personalized and signed.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  323. Susan Cordeau says:

    Susan
    North Bennington, VT
    USA

    I would be honored to have this hanging in my home.

  324. Karen P says:

    Karen P
    Richland, Washington

  325. monica nickerson says:

    monica
    new berlin, wi

    thanks!

  326. Jen S says:

    How adorable! Thanks BH!

  327. Tara says:

    Tara
    Sydney, Australia
    Thanks
    You could bring it with you on your trip :)

  328. Nadine says:

    So in love with the “g” inside. Nadine, Buchhorst, Germany

  329. Janet says:

    So cute! I love it

  330. Cathy A. says:

    Cathy A,
    Delmar, NY
    USA

    Thanks!

  331. Kelly Koesters says:

    Kelly

    Pickerington, Ohio

    USA!!

  332. Laura Pineau says:

    I love lettering but don’t do it myself. Text art is a bandwagon I loved jumping on!

  333. Mindy says:

    Mindy
    Oceanside, CA USA
    Thanks for the chance to win. Super cute!

  334. Rachel says:

    Rachel

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA, 5172

  335. Karen, White Bear Lake, MN says:

    It would look great in my craft room!

  336. Ana Liza says:

    I used to do this when I was in high school but most of my stuff are gone now.
    This would be a lovely gift from you and I would cherish it if I am the lucky one to get it.
    Thanks!

  337. Leslie says:

    Leslie, Highland Falls, NY

    I have many of your books, Becky, but not sure I have the Creative Lettering one. I was delighted when you were able to sign two of my books at a CKU in Connecticut, back in 2001 or 2002??? Wow, we’ve come a long way!

  338. Wendy, audubon pa says:

    Would love to win! Very cool!

  339. Wendy, audubon pa says:

    Gorgeous, would go great in my scrapbook room!

  340. Sarah says:

    I am decorating my daughter’s room in alphabets so we would love this!

  341. Sheree says:

    Would love this for my baby girls room!
    Sheree
    Syracuse, UT

  342. Heather E says:

    Heather
    strasburg, PA

  343. TanyaS says:

    I still have that book in my collection – autographed by YOU, since I took a CK creative lettering class from you at a Scrapbook Expo. Love it!

  344. Christine says:

    Christine H.
    Pearland, Texas :)

  345. Carolyn says:

    Carolyn
    Bridgeton, MO

  346. Camille says:

    Camille C
    Lewisville, TX

    This would look beautiful in my son’s playroom!

  347. Wendy Elliot says:

    Wendy, Las Vegas, NV. I’d love to hang this in my craft room!

  348. Susan Eardley says:

    Susan E
    St. George, Utah :)

  349. Kate says:

    Kate
    Royersford, PA

  350. Caroline says:

    Oooh I’d love this for my son’s nursery… he’s due in April! :)

    Caroline
    Houston TX

  351. Colleen Hogenson says:

    I have a love of the alphabet and am always drawn to letters myself. : )

  352. Colleen Hogenson says:

    Sandy Utah

  353. Renee says:

    Love your blog!!

    Renee
    Rochester, MN

  354. Amanda says:

    Amanda
    Los Angeles, CA
    USA!

  355. Fiona Moore says:

    Fiona Moore
    Sydney Australia
    I teach kindergarten and this would be a lovely addition to my study as I plan and prepare my lessons – many of them about the sounds that each of the letters make.

  356. Abzi says:

    Abi
    Cheltenham
    Uk

  357. molly says:

    Molly
    Harmony PA

  358. Katy VanSoest says:

    Zeeland, Michigan….love this Becky!

  359. Sheryl Pyle says:

    Sheryl
    Colorado Springs, Co
    USA

  360. Karen, Richmond, BC, Canada says:

    Perfect for one of my children’s rooms!

  361. kim says:

    I have the book =)

  362. Jo R. says:

    Thank you for your generosity Becky!

    Jo, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

  363. Doni Cosby-Stricklen says:

    Doni C.
    Springfield, Illinois.

    Thank you, Becky for this opportunity! This would go perfectly in my recently finished scrap room!

  364. Kay Curlee says:

    Kay
    Southern Pines, NC

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