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Cocktails & creativity: hand lettering

Creative party ideas for girls’ night or any night

By Shannon Gaines Bowman

Hand lettering is hot right now. It can be a little trickier than it looks, so watch our Cocktails & Lettering episodes below if you're ready to learn more about the art of lettering. It's also a great excuse to invite a few friends over, so we've included party ideas, finger-friendly party food, and cocktail recipes to help you host the perfect get-together or girls' night in.

EPISODE 1: Hand Lettering Supplies


EPISODE 2: How to Hand Letter Names & Words


EPISODE 3: How to Hand Letter Inspiring Quotes


EPISODE 4: Hand Lettering Tips & Hints


Here’s what you’ll need to host a lettering party (or just to try it on your own):

Looking for more ideas and inspiration? Like and subscribe to the Hallmark and Community channel to find lots of fun ways to help you connect, create, celebrate and smile—and watch for a new Cocktails & Creativity episode every Thursday.


Shannon Gaines Bowman is a Hallmark designer, social media maven, hard-core foodie and zombie-lover. She's known for her epic theme parties, signature laugh and trusty sidekick, Pita.