20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

In case you had not noticed, I’m crazy about inspirational quotes, hand-lettered everything, and werrrrrds, baby! In fact, I have three Pinterest boards for organizing favorites right here and just added a fourth right here devoted to the hand lettered variety like beauties from Amy Latta you’ll see in today’s 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds.

Inspirational quote with handlettering by Amy Latta. You are enough. Come see more in 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds! #amylatta #handlettering #encouragement #inspirationalquote
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Relaxation. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

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20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

I know you’ll appreciate these perfectly PIN-worthy quotes from Amy Latta, author of the newly released Hand Lettering For Laughter which invites both artful and unartful types to draw, doodle, and daydream right in the book with quality paper.

New Hand Lettering Book by Amy Latta

I’m just so grateful there are gracious, talented souls like Amy who invite us to creatively express ourselves, smile wider, and hold our hand as we learn to whimsically make marks and be changed in the process.

Funny quote about exercise with handlettering by Amy Latta. Come see more in 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds! #funnyquote #humor #exercise #momhumor #handlettering #amylatta
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Hahahaha. #CrunchesVsNaps could become a thing! Personally, I am better at crunching chips than killing any ab workout. But I do love me some cute activewear for crunchin’ of all kinds! My sister turned me on to high quality tights from Athleta, and when they have pockets? Yes, please!

Salutation Stash Pocket  7/8 Tight In Powervita&#153
Salutation Stash Pocket, Athleta…certainly lovely indeed.

Encouragement & Laughter to Ease Daily Woes

Funny mom humor and quote with handlettering by Amy Latta. #momhumor #amylatta #handlettering #funnyquote
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Oh I was sooooo there as a parent! I even had a few secret weapons for keeping the peace. One of them? A freaktastically nubby GERTIE BALL.

Small World Toys Gertie Ball - Mini Bumpie Ball - Colors Vary
Gertie Ball, Amazon…a secret weapon indeed!

They’re velvety soft, lightweight, and pebbly perfect for redirecting playful kids of all ages! BONUS SECRET WEAPON: In a pinch, should you find yourself Gertie-less, an impromptu game of balloon volleyball may indeed come to the rescue.

Funny humor quote for moms with handlettering by Amy Latta. #funnyquote #snowwhite #amylatta #momhumor #handlettering #housework
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Ha! I can’t say I see much of myself in Snow White, nor have I ever whistled while I worked. House cleaning work for me is a tad more pleasant when it becomes a quiet, fragrant experience, and this collection helps:

Funny handlettered quote about bacon from Amy Latta. Come see more in 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Laughter. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

I remember a club with avacado and baconnnnnnnn…

Body By Bacon T shirt
Body by Bacon, Amazon…certainly whimsical indeed.

Hand Lettered Sentiments & Smiles

So many smiles within the fonts and wordy playfulness tucked artfully inside creative dynamo Amy Latta’s new book celebrating humor!

Funny handlettered quote about drinking coffee from Amy Latta. #coffee #humor #funnyquote
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Laughter. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Oh how I love my Yeti mug!!! Keeps cold things cold and hot things hot. Received it as a gift so I can testify: it makes a perfect gift, y’all.

White Yeti mug made of stainless steel.
Yeti mug, Amazon
Funny handlettered quote about introverts by Amy Latta. #handlettering #funnyquote #introverts
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Laughter. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

The reference above to socializing reminds me how much introversion humor has been on the rise. Noticed this? T-shirts with variations of “Sorry I’m late, I didn’t want to come” and hoodies like this one below are everywhere.

Funny handlettered quote about cake and birthdays by Amy Latta. #funnyquote #birthdayquote #cake #birthdaycake
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Laughter. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

As if we needed another excuse! BTW. Everything–even non-cake things–I put on this pedestal I own becomes *shazam* instantly more special and appetizing.

FootedCakePlatterWDomeSHF15
Footed Cake Stand & Lid, Crate & Barrel…certainly an entertaining essential indeed.

Express Yourself With Hand Lettered Art!

Humorous and whimsical quote with handlettering by Amy Latta. #handlettering #funnyquote #momhumor #amylatta
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Because boundaries and self-care matter…yes?

Funny handlettered quote about housework by Amy Latta. #momproblems #funnyquote #handlettering #housework
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Laughter. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Not gonna lie. There are days I want to blow up our house because I feel overwhelmed by the long list requiring my attention. If you have a housekeeper on payroll to keep your sanity…right on, mama, right on. And if you choose to get mindful about housework and tackle tasks meditatively, without being in such a freaky rush…hello lovely, zen mama.

Hand Lettering for Relaxation

Speaking of zen lovely things, Amy Latta’s Hand Lettering for Relaxation offers beautiful lettered art instruction to cultivate calmness. If you have ever considered hand lettering, let this be your nudge to allow the designer to demystify the process for you!

Here are a few of the illustrations from her therapeutic book:

Inspirational quote about change with handlettering by Amy Latta. Come see more in 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds! #inspirationalquote #handlettering #amylatta #change
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Relaxation.

Need these to clarify the way you look at things? By all means, get to clarifyin! (I love my Warby Parker Wilkies!)

Madeleine Narrow eyeglasses by Warby Parker in Cherry Blossom Fade.
Madeleine Narrow (Cherry Blossom Fade), Warby Parker
Inspirational quote with handlettering by Amy Latta. #inspirationalquote #encouragement #amylatta #handlettering
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Relaxation.

So true! Maybe use one of these to rock your organization old school and get psyched for the future! This is a photo calendar I easily created online:

May from my Minted photo calendar.
Photo Calendar, Minted. (These are my sweet babies – it was so fun choosing images to easily create a practical keepsake.)

Peaceful, Feel Good Hand Lettered Illustrations

Inspirational quote with handlettering about friendship and coffee. Illustration by Amy Latta. #amylatta #inspirationalquote #coffee #friendship
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Relaxation. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

These look so beautiful on the kitchen counter, and I’m seeing them in the most stylish kitchens.

Inspiring quote with handlettering by Amy Latta. #amylatta #handlettering #inspirationalquote
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Hand Lettering for Relaxation.

Sweet and simple? I’m thinkin chocolate.

Feed Me Chocolate And Tell Me Hoodie Sweatshirt
Feed Me Chocolate Hoodie, Amazon

Hand Lettering Workbook by Amy Latta

How fun would it be to try your hand at hand-lettering with your kids or grandkids? This workbook provides just what we need!

Inspirational and whimsical quote about muffins and cupcakes with handletttering by Amy Latta.
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Are these the cutest cupcake pans you’ve ever seen? Yep. You bake the cupcakes in the silicone teacup and serve it on the saucer.

Right? Instant tea party – and perfect for muffins too! (I have never met a muffin I didn’t like.)

Encouraging quote with handlettering by Amy Latta. #amylatta #valentinesdayquote #handlettering
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids.

My favorite candy, and don’t let ‘organic’ talk you out of it…healthier AND yummy!

Torie & Howard Organic Hard Candy 4 Flavor Variety Bundle: Blood Orange & Honey, Pomegranate & Nectarine, Pink Grapefruit & Tupelo Honey and D'anjou Pear & Cinnamon, 2 Oz. Ea
Torie & Howard Organic Candy

Creatively Express Yourself With Hand Lettering

Inspirational quote about creativity with handlettering by Amy Latta. #inspirationalquote #creativity #handlettering #amylatta
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids.
Inspirational quote about change with handlettering by Amy Latta. #inspirationalquote #amylatta #handlettering
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids.
City of Paris Canvas
City of Paris Canvas, Pottery Barn

If I know you friends, this next hand-lettered quote has your name all over it.

Inspirational quote about pets with handlettering by Amy Latta. #inspirationalquote #amylatta #handlettering
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta, Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!
Canopy Pet Bed
Canopy Pet Bed, Pottery Barn…certainly Toto chic indeed!
Funny quote about coffee with handlettering by Amy Latta. #humor #funnyquote #coffeequote #amylatta #handlettering
Illustration Credit: Amy Latta. 20 Hand Lettered Quotes, Big SMILES & Fun Finds!

Ha! This designer’s sense of humor is so down to earth…I bet you’ll love her IG feed!

Have a favorite illustration by Amy Latta from above?

If you have a moment to peek at some pretty decor, come see THIS pretty South Carolina cottage we have been touring…the interiors and exteriors are painted the same color as my own home!

Peace to you right where you are.

-michele

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6 Comments

  1. Karen H.
    May 16, 2019 / 9:02 am

    Good morning Michele, you’ve gotta love Amy Lotta! This put a smile on my sleepy face this morning. I have her book on Lettering for Relaxation. Have a blessed day!

    • Michele
      Author
      May 16, 2019 / 12:54 pm

      I can’t wait to get my paws on a copy – thanks so much for waking up with Hello Lovely, friend. xox

  2. May 16, 2019 / 12:18 pm

    Keep Calm & Create! That’s me. I get very antsy when I’m away from my studio for more than a couple days! The whole muffin/cupcake relationship is pretty interesting too – we tend to say cupcakes aren’t good for you but muffins are healthy even if they’re chocolate chip muffins 😊

    • Michele
      Author
      May 16, 2019 / 12:52 pm

      Muffin debate – yes – so true, and the only muffins I can have right now are NOT delicious since I can only have a little fat. I’m workin on it though because baking is therapy for this girl. xox

  3. Amy
    May 16, 2019 / 11:13 pm

    Such a fun read with such fun finds…especially THAT cake stand! Decaf coffee: brown sadness water…haha!!

    • Michele
      Author
      May 17, 2019 / 12:33 am

      Thanks for playing along, Amy! I really do use that cake stand all the time and am passionate about it! Hahahahaha. 🙂

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