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Cool hand lettered gift bag tutorial www.kellycreates.ca

Hand Lettering on a Gift Bag & FREE Template

Gemma (@lettersflowersandtea), our guest artist from England, is back with a fabulous tutorial on how to make your own hand lettered gift bag. I’m especially excited about those feathers on her bag, created with the Kelly Creates Moonlight Markers. Kelly Creates Supplies:   Grid paper pad, Deluxe Lettering kit (ruler, pencil, eraser, Dream Pen Midnight), Black Fineliners […] Read more…

awesome hand lettering style to learn for journals, cards, home decor and more www.kellycreates.ca

Learn a New Block Lettering Style

Today on our blog, we welcome guest artist Denise de Blaca (@dcreatesletters), whose creative lettering caught my eye in our Facebook group. Denise creates a huge variety of wonderful lettering styles, and she has made a tutorial on how to draw one of them for you. Hello everybody! My name is Denise de Blaca, and I […] Read more…

Super tutorial for Halloween hand lettering inside spider webs www.kellycreates.ca

Lettering Inside a Spider Web for Halloween

Welcome back to Melissa Clarkson (@letterbystarlight) who is back with an awesome tutorial for Halloween.  Check out how to hand letter inside a spider web!  Kelly Creates Supplies: Practice Dot/Grid Pad Project Pad Paper – White Dream Pens Black Fineliner #08 Multicolor Fineliner Other Supplies: bowl, plate or circle template, pencil, eraser Are you looking […] Read more…

Stunning Florals with watercolor accents for a hand lettered Autumn home decor www.kellycreates.ca

Hand Lettering with Florals & Watercolour

Gemma Hobson, our guest artist (@lettersflowersandtea), is back with some beautiful florals, hand lettering and a watercolor background perfect for Autumn!  Are you missing summer? It seems Autumn has arrived! Here in England, it’s the time of year where no one knows what to wear, which is always quite amusing! Personally, autumn is my favourite […] Read more…

Love this quote layout design tutorial about mixing lettering styles using brush pens and markers www.kellycreates.ca

Mix Hand Lettering Styles in a Quote

Today we welcome Melissa Clarkson (@letterbystarlight) to the blog as a guest artist. Melissa’s clean style of mixing lettering for quote designs caught my eye on Instagram and in our Facebook group. In this tutorial, she is sharing a wonderful quote PLUS a BONUS print alphabet A – Z.  Hello! I’m Melissa (@letterbystarlight). I’m a […] Read more…

Kelly Creates Handmade Holiday gift guide for Christmas shop small and have a big heart.

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017 & Giveaway

UPDATE:  Winners have been chosen! Congratulations to all! Cathryn Hanson won the Clair Ashley bracelet. Kim Gowdy won the True Leaf Collection bag. Laurel won the Cara Rosalie watercolour art. Denise Bryant won the Terre Ferme mug.  I have a deep love of all things handmade.  I value and cherish the artistic expression, care and […] Read more…

It’s a Fascinating Friday

I have had a wild week, my friends, but my weekend is off to a great start because today I am featured on a wonderful blog called Paperie Designs’ Studio.  I’d like to thank Alia Mohammed, my buddy at Scrapbook.com and DT member at Paperie, who finds me “fascinating.”  Thanks also to Noor Nahdi, the […] Read more…