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Tutorial: DIY Monograms

You don’t have to be a fourth generation Rockefeller or a Nantucket vacationeer to have a monogram. A monogram is a great way to personalize paper ephemera — thank you cards, wedding table...

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Tutorial: Glitzy Invitations with an Uptown Vibe

It’s your girlfriend’s last night as a single lady and you’ve been tasked with rallying the troops for what’s sure to be an unforgettable evening on the town. Channel your inner Yoncé, and...

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All-new Crazy Goodness! Seriously? Yes!

We’ve got big news: PicMonkey’s going artisanal! That’s right folks, we’re getting on board with the locally sourced, hand-crafted movement with a bottom up overhaul of everything we do. All-new engineering methods for us, all-new looks for...

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Cute Overload: We Know You Can Handle It!

Pastel flowers, fat bumblebees, baby animals … spring is just bursting with cuteness! Sometimes you gotta look beyond complicated stuff and give in to fluffy, puffy, round and bright. We have a bevy...

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10 New Fonts Will Bedazzle Your Images

To cap off our month of celebrating all things typography we are rolling out ten new fonts! These little babies are a sweet addition to our font repertoire. They run the gamut from...

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Video Tutorial: Add Text to a Photo

Yo ho, we’ve got a fresh new video tutorial right out of the oven! This one’s short and sweet: two and a half minutes will teach you all you need to know about...

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Rock It Green for Saint Paddy’s Day

Contrary to what certain frogs might have told you, it really is easy being green. Get a great color-washed look with one of your old friends, Ombre, Tint or Warhol. These color-changing effects...

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We Just Turned Two and We’re Happy Like Pharrell

PicMonkey’s been on the Whirl-a-While Web for two years, peoples! That’s 14 dog years and 9.4 Internet years. But we like to think of our photo editor as a young adult: fun to...

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Who’s Your Daddy: Creating Font Hierarchy

If you read the first article in our series on fonts, you are well on your way to a PicMonkey graduate degree in font mastery (how cool would that be?) because you know...

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PicMonkey’s One of the Top 100 Websites of 2013! Holla!

Guess who the Monkey’s hangin’ out with now? Oh, just the top dawgs on the web, according to PC Magazine! The magazine’s annual list of The Top 100 Websites of 2013 just came...

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This Typographer Finds His Letters in the Details

Have you heard this one? PencilPete, One Trick Tony and Brushtip Travis walked into a bar. Full stop. Isn’t that a hoot? Fonts can’t walk! If they could saddle up to the bar,...

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Get a Free Week of Royale Just for Being a Chatterbox

If you’re wondering how your creativity would blossom with access to the photo editing glory of PicMonkey Royale, the answer is closer than you think. With our new Tell a Friend program, when...

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Raising Characters: A Typographer Plies Her Trade at Home

Kimberly Geswein is a superwoman hero-thang because, while raising her two daughters, she managed to find time to become a typographer. She began with her own handwriting when she was digital scrapbooking and...

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Trip the Font Fantastic! Picking and Pairing Fonts

Fonts are our secret, delicious vice, aren’t they? We love love love our favorites, and even still, we always want more. But there are a series of practical considerations that go into picking...

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Who’s Posing Now? The Selfie Survey

As part of our ongoing focus on selfie photos, PicMonkey hired an outside polling agency to ask American adults for the straight dope: who’s taking them, who’s sharing them, and what happens when...

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We Claim Valentine’s Day for All!

February 14th was declared Valentine’s Day at the end of the fifth century to honor a martyred priest, but what’s the connection between a celibate clergyman and romance? Some say it’s because the...

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