Cursive and doodles, script and handwritten accents - we're seeing this trend more and more. If we can't achieve this look on our own, the pens of artists and designers have done the work for us!
Wilna uses this print from Studio Calico's Sundrifter line as a focal point for her page, reinforcing the story of how her daughter loves to have fun, while Jen Kinkade uses it to help document her love for creating:
In American Craft's My Girl line we see not only sweet kittens and rainbows, but a happy handwritten font. You'll notice some of the letters are filled in with color, adding to its whimsical design:
Here we see these designs are not just for younger subjects, but for anyone who is drawn to a feminine color palette and style like this Project Life spread by geekgalz.
Jen Chapin mixes the pre-designed handwritten elements with a die cut, letter stickers, and her own handwriting:
This paper from Maggie Holmes for Crate Paper has been a favorite to many:
A 6x6 page from a paper pad makes the perfect photo mat on this layout by Nary:
Another way to pull in this look is with the use of stamps. Ali Edwards uses her handwriting in the design of her stamps manufactured by Technique Tuesday.
Here Ali has used the cling stamps to create her own patterned paper. She's used a darker shade of ink to make her design tone-on-tone, thus keeping the focus on her photo and journaling card.
Are you comfortable with a pen in your hand and want to try this look on your own? Be inspired by Paperiliitin who created a bold and daring background on her page:
Are you a fan of this trend? Browse this look and other typography-focused products here!
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