By Hand Book Events



Here's a video of the night captured by the talented Bailey Films!
Thank you to all who came out! Special thanks to Urbanic, ONEHOPEBonpufTombow, and Cheeky. And HUGE SHOUTOUT to Sunny for not only capturing the night but being the photographer for the book and sharing your sweet beautiful girl <3 
Photography by  Sunny Y Kim

Photography by Sunny Y Kim


Palo Alto, CA

Thank you to Pottery Barn Stanford, my Aunt Shelly, and Fran for having me at their beautiful store and creating a space for family, friends, and new friends to gather. It was an afternoon that I will never forget filled with so much love. Huge thank you ONEHOPE for the sparkling, wine, and rose for the guests to enjoy <3

photography by  Shandru Photography

photography by Shandru Photography

Orange County, ca 

WHAT:  Live Podcast Interview + Q & A

WHEN:  Sunday, May 6th, 5pm - 7pm

WHERE:  1888 Center - 115 North Orange Street
Orange, California 92866

WHY:  I'm super open about the fact that this book, the one that I'm holding in my hands, wasn't on my radar to write. Join me as I share how it happened, the lessons I've learned, and how I truly see hand-lettering as a part of everyone's story. The event will take place at the innovative 1888 Center on the educational podcast The How, The Why hosted by Jon-Barrett Ingels. 

PRICE:  $5

WORKSHOP:  Less than a month later, I'll be teaching my Watercolor Brush Lettering workshop on Saturday, June 2nd from 10am-1pm at The 1888 Center. 

Monrovia, CA

WHAT:  Mother's Day Card Making + grand re-opening of the Smitten on Paper boutique!

WHEN:  Saturday, May 12th, 2pm - 4pm

WHERE:  Smitten on Paper - 114 E Lemon Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016

WHY:  With it being Mother's Day weekend, this is the perfect chance to make your Mom (or special Momma figure in your life) a handmade note. Come by for an afternoon making your own cards, create a beautiful flower bouquets from Plain Jane Posy, at here DIY flower bar and check out the newly renovated and gorgeous - Smitten on Paper Wedding Boutique. Books will be available for purchase. 

WORKSHOP:   That morning, I'll also be teaching my Watercolor Brush Lettering workshop Saturday, May 12th from 10am-1pm at Smitten on Paper!



WHAT:  Book Signing + Hangout!

WHEN:  Sunday, May 20th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

WHERE:  The Paper Craft Pantry - 2511 E. 6th St. Austin, TX 78702

WHY:  In May I'll be in Austin, Texas and would love to meet you there! I'll be bringing some of my favorite supplies for you to craft with and make a few projects from By Hand. With Graduation and Wedding seasons upon us, it's the perfect time to make a party banner or card for that person celebrating a special moment in their life.  Plus, there will be a gift for those who can come say hi :) Books will be available for purchase.

WORKSHOP:  Double bonus - I'll be bringing my Watercolor Brush Lettering workshop to Austin on Wednesday, May 16th from 6-9pm at the fun Paper Craft Pantry shop. SOLD OUT!

I'm also looking into a few more places in the Summer / Fall to bring my workshops elsewhere If you're in any of the states below, click to leave your information and I'll let you know when I make it happen. If you know of a place that would be perfect to host please holler!

New York City , New York

Portland, Oregon

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Altanta, Georgia

Knoxville, Tennessee

Honolulu, Hawaii

Australia :)