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how to style your art and hand lettering in photos www.kellycreates.ca

How to Style Your Lettering Art in Photographs

Producing a beautiful piece of lettering art is always so rewarding, but showing it off in an eye-catching photo is just as important. For those of you who want to share pics of your calligraphy online, Bonnie has lots of awesome tips for you! To begin, let me say that I use an iPhone for my […] Read more…

Beautiful quote for the new year 2020 hand lettering design and free tracing template to download and print www.KellyCreates.ca

2020 New Year’s Quote Design with Free Printable

Hand lettered quotes are a popular way to inspire and motivate ourselves especially at the beginning of a new year….or a new decade! Erica (@ericalligraphy2) has designed a wonderful quote to celebrate 2020 and is also offering a free printable tracing template for you to download! Kelly Creates Supplies: Dream Pens Set 1 Rainbow, Dream Pens […] Read more…

Beautiful tutorial for watercolor wreath and hand lettering www.kellycreates.ca

Watercolor Holiday Wreath with Hand Lettering

Melissa Clarkson (@letterbystarlight) is back with a beautiful watercolor holiday wreath & lettering tutorial! Kelly Creates Supplies: Practice Dot or Grid Pad Black Fineliner #08 Dream Pens Set 1 Dream Pens Set 2 Blending Kit (Palette) Other Supplies: Mix Media or Watercolor Paper Small Bowl, glass or compass Pencil & Eraser Water brush or paint brush […] Read more…

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…

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2019 with 4 amazing artisans and makers www.kellycreates.ca

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2019 & GIVEAWAY

WINNERS UPDATE: Congrats to Toni Micai who won the Vintage Home Studio prize, Beverley Gent who won the Cashmere Calligraphy Prize, Michelle Lowes who won the Diffuser Babies prize, and Lori IIngle who won the Zeep Bath prize!! It’s time for my favourite blog post of the year…. my annual “Handmade Holiday Gift Guide!” Being a […] Read more…

DIY Pen Storage & Organization

I desperately need help organizing my pens, so Erica’s tutorial came just at the right time. It’s also a good idea to get organized with pen storage for the new year. I really love crafty ideas that upcycle household items!   Kelly Creates Supplies: Aqua Brushes, Fine Brush Pen, Wreaths Stamp set, Stamp Block & Ink Pad […] Read more…

Beautiful hand lettered affirmations and inspirational words home decor project tutorial www.kellycreates.ca

Think Positive with Hand Lettering

Bonnie (@diamondandwillow) has the most wonderful tutorial about creating hand lettered affirmations as a kind reminder to love yourself. Sometimes it may be nice to have a little visual reminder of some positive qualities we possess, or we may want to show someone else how we notice their goodness and appreciate them. You could use this […] 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…

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