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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017 & Giveaway

I have a deep love of all things handmade.  I value and cherish the artistic expression, care and creative spirit that is within a handmade item, whether it is jewelry, pottery, watercolour art or stitchery. It is my honour to introduce you to 4 incredibly talented people, who are makers, artists, and owners of small […] Read more…

Learn how to slant letters when writing calligraphy with these FREE guide sheets from www.kellycreates.ca

New Free Practice Guide Sheets

Lately I have been teaching a lot of Beginners in my Facebook groups and in person, and I have been telling them that lined guide sheets are a very important part of practice. Actually, I have come across a very common question of “How do I write straight on blank paper?”  My answer is “Don’t use blank paper.” People […] Read more…

A really sweet Mother's Day illustration 2017 by Kelly Klapstein @kellycreates that you can download and print as a FREE Mother's Day card www.kellycreates.ca

Mother’s Day Free Colouring Card & Gifts

This year, Mother’s Day brings me joy and sadness. Last August, my mother passed away at the age of 88. The loss is felt more deeply on special occasions, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, which we always celebrated with my mom. And now Mother’s Day arrives. I will hold my children, tell them how much […] Read more…

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Day 2: Holiday Gift Guide

Let me tell you….it is HARD to narrow my shopping lists down to about 10 products! There are so many wonderful pens and art supplies that I cannot resist. Today my Gift Guide is for those ‘must have’ items in the $50 – $75 range. You can click on the pictures, to learn more and […] Read more…

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DAY 1: Holiday Shopping Gift Guide

This week is all about SHOPPING! I have gathered a variety of products that I use and recommend to make up this week of Gift Guides for you. Maybe you’re shopping for yourself (we all do that!) or you would like some gift ideas for someone special who loves hand lettering and calligraphy.  I am […] Read more…

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A New Metallic Brush Pen

While I was ordering sets of watercolor brushes online for workshops, I came across a brush pen that I thought I had to try.  The brand is called STA from Asia. I’ve never heard of it, but of course when it comes to brush pens, I have to try EVERYTHING. There are 10 colours and […] Read more…

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September Freebie

Well, I’m a little late posting this and definitely have to schedule more time for blogging.  I actually love blogging and writing so be prepared to see more of it soon. This summer I took a bit of a break and travelled, then August brought a couple of tragic events…but I will save that for […] Read more…

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August “Kelly Letters” & Freebie

The August newsletter has been released, and it has a Free brush lettering worksheet that I think you will LOVE!  Click HERE for the August “Kelly Letters” This is a SNEAK PEEK of the upcoming NEW set of worksheets for large brush pens called “Connections.” These sheets will help you learn how to join all […] Read more…

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