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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...

How to do a Calligraphy Wood Sign

Today I am showing you my complete process on how to turn an inexpensive cut of wood into a stained, calligraphy sign! I'll teach you how to stain your wood, measure out and mark your spacing for your calligraphy, and the best tools to use to get amazing results....

Three Hand Lettering Projects for Kids with Nicole Miyuki Santo

Being an author is impressive. But being an author of TWO books is VERY impressive.   So let’s just agree that Nicole Miyuki Santo, the author of By Hand: The Art of Modern Lettering AND The Kids Book of Hand Lettering is VERY, VERY impressive.   And as if that wasn’t...

Easy Floral Doodles to Add to Your Calligraphy

In today's tutorial I am going to show you how to create some easy floral doodles to add to your calligraphy work and how you can use these basic florals to create as many different compositions as you can come up with! Doodles like this can make the difference...

How to Excel on Etsy: From Setup to Sales

Her name might be Jami King, but this woman is an Etsy Queen.   A self proclaimed “marketing nerd”, Jami knows the ins and outs of running an Etsy shop. After one failed attempt at running her first shop back in the early 2000’s, Jami was determined to try again and...