February 25, 2014
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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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February 18, 2014
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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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January 22, 2014
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Video Tutorial: DIY Wedding Save the Dates

Wedding DIYers, rejoice! This tutorial gives step-by-step directions for making your own save the dates and other wedding communications. Now who’s got the mad skills? You.     Related articles: Dearly Beloved: Our Graphic Design...

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January 15, 2014
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Dearly Beloved: Graphic Design for Weddings

If you’re getting married, first of all: Yay! Secondly: Ouch! You’re probably hammered by a humongatroid to-do list. Well, here are three tasks you can knock off easily: invitations, save the date cards,...

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December 16, 2013
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Holiday Graphic Cards for the Ho-Ho-Hurried

When you visualize the holiday season you probably think about roasting chestnuts and twinkling lights and chillaxing moments with a mug of hot cocoa. Instead, it can be utter madness, as we all...

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November 20, 2013
Holiday Recipe Cards

Share the Num-Nums: Make a Recipe Card!

’Tis the season for cooking, baking, and fattening up your friends with delicious food gifts! And it’s a bit cruel to give someone a scrumptious thing without a recipe card that shows how...

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November 12, 2013
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New Design Feature Puts Graphics in Your Wheelhouse

You know how we adore you and listen to you like a stalker? Well, we made what you’ve been asking for: a design feature that kicks off with a blank canvas instead of...

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November 01, 2013
Make Place Cards for Your Fancy Dinner

Tutorial: Make Place Cards for Your Fancy Dinner

Place cards make your dinner party extra spiffy and fully qualify you to use the word “tablescape” when you brag about it later. Our tutorial gives you two designs: one that is photo-based...

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August 20, 2013
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Great Learning Projects with School U Theme

Pretty much anything you set out to teach or learn involves imagery unless, say, you’re studying mental ecology and you do all your research inside an isolation tank. If you’re a teacher, a...

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July 29, 2013
Rock it Smart with School U

Rock it Smart with School U

Our brand new School U theme is up and gorgeous as all getout. But that doesn’t mean you have to stop playing beach volleyball, barbecuing in the back yard, or catching fireflies to...

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January 21, 2013
Using Sweethearts' Two-Color Overlays

Tutorial: Using Two-Color Overlays

There’s an episode of the old “Star Trek”—the one with Captain James T. Kirk—in which adorable, furry little animals called “Tribbles” come on board the ship, and reproduce crazy-fast.  Oh, the merry mix-ups...

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December 10, 2012
Make Your Own Gift Tags

Tutorial: Make Your Own Gift Tags

You’re no schmoe! You’re not even a semi-schmoe.  So don’t use those off-the-shelf gift tags with the  impersonal, same-same images and uggers  fonts. You’ve got good taste, a boatload of awesome photos, and your...

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