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The Next Chapter

Tapping together this little blog post has left me quite reflective after a busy week in rebrand land. I started out this week as Salt and Light Lettering and ended it as Laura’s Letterbox, but believe me when I say the journey has been much longer than that - so let me get you up to speed.

T H E B E G I N N I N G


I started lettering (or should I say I started trying to letter) in early 2018 after my husband bought me 100+ Tombow brush pens as a Christmas gift. Isn’t it crazy how a simple and random gift can spark such a journey!? I am more grateful for those pens now than I was when I first opened them, even though I don’t use them nearly as much - to me they represent so much that I am grateful for - my husband included!

The following summer, I set up an Instagram account to track my progress and share the scriptures and encouragement I was plastering around the walls of my house. What shall I call this? I thought - sitting on my living room floor, throwing around ideas with my husband. We decided upon Salt and Light Lettering, as all my work (or most of it) was rooted in scripture, and I wanted my little corner of the internet to spread a flavour of joy and splash of colour. I never expected to actually sell my work (which is partly why I’m always so blown away when your orders come in). I didn’t start this as a business - it started as a lettering account on Instagram. But as the commission requests came in, I found myself gathering a plethora of prints that I uploaded to my first Etsy shop later that year - and so the journey took on another course. 

T H E I T C H


I got the itch at the end of 2019. My lettering practise page had evolved into a creative business - selling on several platforms, sending out orders daily, and having my own office space at home - finally (although I still have all my best ideas whilst sitting on