LATEST YOUTUBE TUTORIALS

Custom Hand-Lettered Christmas Ornaments

In this first edition of my Christmas Workshop series I'm walking you through how to make custom hand lettered ornaments using white, silver and gold paint pens and different coloured ornaments. Let's dive in! If you are more of a visual learner to check out my...

What is SEO and Why Do I Care?

  On Monday at 12 pm EST, I'll be live with Sylvia Wong from @viacalligraphy on The Happy Ever Crafters Facebook group.! If you know Sylvia, you know that she is a GENIUS at marketing, branding, and creating an AMAZING online presence for herself. So instead of having...

Easy Holiday Envelope Calligraphy

Today on the blog I am showing you how to make custom holiday envelopes to send to family and friends this season.  Make sure to read to the end to find out how to get your hands on my addressing templates to make this process super simple! Want to see the process in...

How to add Embellishments to your Letters

Mye De Leon is an incredible hand lettering artist and her lettering journey is nothing short of inspiring.   After the birth of her son and needing a creative outlet, Mye rediscovered her talents for hand-lettering nearly 15 years after she first discovered it...

The Happy Ever Crafter Brush Pens!!!!!

Alright. So, like all good stories, this one starts in Japan. ... wait... that's not how all good stories start??? Well, it's how THIS good story starts.   (**Prefer to WATCH me talk about this, instead of READING? I announced this on video earlier today! Check out...

Working With Wedding Clients: From Inquiry to Invoice

Laney Schenk of Design by Laney creates the most stunning wedding invitation suites.   And because they’re so stunning and she has totally perfected her craft, Laney works with a lot of clients…wedding clients in particular.   If you’ve never worked with a client on...

Starting a Business: Why You Should Go For It!

If Lana Dingwall ever chooses to change careers, I might suggest a professional motivational quote bumper sticker and/or office work-space poster maker. Because Lana is HANDS DOWN the most motivating person I know, and you’re about to find out why for yourself.   Lana...

How to Use Embossing Powder In Calligraphy

Today I'm teaching you three different techniques for incorporating embossing powder into your calligraphy work or craft project!  It is super simple to do and can add huge impact to your lettering. Supplies Used: Zing! Embossing Powder | Versamarker Pen | Emboss It...

3 Fun Ways to Use Metallic Inks: A Live Lesson with Shelly Kim

If you’re anything like me, you can easily get lost watching Instagram lettering videos. Well, I am about to feed your habit with this next artist. Well, that is if you haven’t come across her account @lettersbyshells already!   Shelly Kim started off like many of us,...

5 Techniques to Blend Colors with Tombow Brush Pens

Today I'm showing you a few different techniques for blending colors together when using Tombow Brush Pens! This is for those of you who want a gradient or ombre effect in your calligraphy or want to use multiple colors! Supplies I will be using for this tutorial...

Wedding Signage: Tips, Tricks and Tools with Jesi Machete

What is more Canadian than a person wearing a toque (pronounced “touk” for all you non-Canadians)  indoors? TWO people wearing toque indoors!   There is a whole lot of Canadian going on in my interview with Jesi Machete, the ultra Canadian chick behind Cabin...