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Are you a retailer selling fragrance, wine, or whiskey? Do you sell 100-600 items a month? We have 3 commercial membership plans that can increase sales 300%. We hand engrave bottles with names, dates and short phrases. We engrave for Nordstrom’s, Dillard’s Macy’s, Belk, Chanel, Estee Lauder, Four Roses, Anheuser-Busch to name a few.

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For appointments or more information contact Karen@grunchstudios.com

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College Bourbon Barrelhead laser engraved. 22″ diameter approx. 12lbs

This past week I took my eldest son to his college orientation. Two days were spent listening to everything the university had to offer, how difficult and demanding engineering would be, navigating class selection and how much everything would cost. Many things have changed since my college years, but one thing has stayed the same. Pride and Spirit. The pride and spirit was palpable, it exuded from staff and student alike. As a father and engraver I walked through the gift shop thinking

  1. All this generic stuff could be personalized
  2. I’m going to engrave all my son’s engravable things so it doesn’t get confused with his roommate’s belongings and finally,
  3. I am going to talk to administration about a pop-up engraving shop. How many med and nursing students would love to have their stethoscopes engraved? Band members, cell phones, expensive equipment, metal key rings…..the list goes on. Go Cats!

Do you have a student going to college? Where are they going? Do you think a pop-up engraving shop is a good idea? Answer in the comment section below.

Written by Christopher Grunch

Certified  Engraver of Calligraphy

Is Your Handwriting Horrible?

Perhaps you are a physician and you are embarrassed about your handwriting.

Has anyone described your penmanship as chicken scratch, scribble, or worse than a third grader?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It can be fixed.

Slow down and remember the 3 C’s

  • Clear- Make your letters and code clear. Use Upper Case and lower case letters instead of ALL CAPS. Your Upper Case letters should be the same height, and your lower case letters should be the same height. Practice making your letters angled in the same way…..around 50-55 degrees.  Round letters do not have straight lines.
  •  Concise- Use concise words. Enough said.
  • Correct- Learn a new word every day and practice spelling.

Watch the following video to see how to write a basic English Round hand.

Here is a roundhandworksheet PDF you can download and print.

Confidence a little lacking? Print this Alphabet and put it under tracing paper.

PracticeSheet_GS_Alphabet

After 5-10 minutes of tracing a day for a few days, you will be ready to do it on your own.

Send pictures of your progress to me at chris@grunchstudios.com. Leave comments below.

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