School is officially in session! My 6-year-old has started first grade, and since then, we’ve gone from summer calm to classroom crunch in a hurry. I’m already battling piles of paper — spelling tests, math homework, art projects and so on.
In honor of the new school year, let’s celebrate that most basic building block of academics: the alphabet. Like almost every writer, I have an ongoing love affair with those 26 letters in any form, font or combination. I’ll take any chance I can get to weave them into my home decor, from refrigerator magnets to box signs to die-cut letters mounted on the wall.
Alphabet accents usually get relegated to nurseries, playrooms and other kid zones, but they look just as chic in grown-up rooms. Take a look at the typographic flair they add to the spaces below. … Read Full Article