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Calligraphy and lettering flourishing tutorial with FREE printable worksheets to practice flourishes www.kellycreates.ca

Flourishing Designs & FREE Printable

Bonnie @diamondandwillow has a wonderful tutorial on how to use flourishes to frame your hand lettering, which includes FREE printable worksheets of flourishes for you to trace and practice! (And take a look at the stunning floral illustration that Bonnie drew on her canvas Kelly Creates Deluxe Lettering Kit in the background of her photos!) […] Read more…

cutest DIY Valentines day love banner tutorial www.kellycreates.ca

Valentine’s Day Love Banner

Love is in the air…and you can make this cute DIY Valentine’s Day banner by following Erica’s instructions! Kelly Creates Supplies: Dream Pens, Aqua Brushes, Metallic Jewel Brush Pens, Fineliners, white card stock from the Project Pad, Galaxy Specialty Paper Pad, Deluxe Lettering Kit (ruler, pencil) Other Supplies: baker’s twine, hole punch, scissors If you have […] Read more…

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…

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