Easy Knitting Tutorial Step-by-Step (Learn with Free Videos)

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I earn a small commission (at no cost to you, of course!) Dumbledore Knits You know that scene in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince where Dumbledore takes Harry to find Professor Slughorn? A whole thing happens.. Dumbledore goes to the loo, and returns…

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How to Rebrand Your Blog

Not very long ago, Maker Lex wasn’t Maker Lex at all. The story of this blog goes like this: In the beginning was Wondernote, and the Wondernote was. Until it got rebranded. Of course, that’s the abridged version of the story, but the full version is begging to be told. So for those of you rolling your eyes or shaking…

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3 Cheap Pens for Hand Lettering You Already Own

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of my links, I’ll earn a small commission (at no cost to you, of course!) There’s no denying that hand-lettering is having a major moment.. it feels like everyone I know is embracing this hobby, and I love it, too! If your Instagram explore tab is anything like…

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6 Hand Lettering Artists to Follow on Instagram

Today I am rounding up my favorite hand letterers to follow on Instagram, and all of them happen to be women! #girlpower These ladies are seriously talented, and most of them are doing this for a living (#goals). So if you’re interested in developing hand lettering skills, or just looking for inspiration, make sure to check out these Instagram accounts….

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How To Fake Calligraphy – Easy Tutorial

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of my links, I’ll earn a small commission (at no cost to you, of course!) (Skip the lengthy explanation & head straight to the Easy Fake Calligraphy Tutorial by Clicking Here.) Hand lettering is all. the. rage. right now. Like, when was the last time you saw someone’s…

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FREE Printable DIY Mother’s Day Card

Mother’s Day is only 2 days away, and this FREE Mother’s Day Card is all ready for you to download and print off at home! Perfect for when you procrastinated getting a card until the last minute and all the good one’s are gone… *story of my life.* The inside of the card is blank, so you can completely personalize…

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How to Cut Up Photos for an Instagram Collage

You’ve seen those Instagram Photo Collages, right? As in.. a large photo cut up into a bunch of little squares and then posted one by one until they form the whole photo across the squares of your Instagram. When people visit your profile, they’re like “Woah! So Impact. Great. Amazing”. Anyway. Posting these giant photo collages on Instagram is a…

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Color Palettes for Web, Digital, Blog & Graphic Design with Hexadecimal Codes

Digital Color Palettes Looking for some color ideas for your next design? Click the links below to jump to specific color palettes, or keep scrolling down the page to see them all. Bright Color Palettes Spring Color Palettes Summer Color Palettes Pastel Color Palettes Winter Color Palettes Gemstone Color Palettes Autumn Color Palettes Get inspired by these hexadecimal color palettes….

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How to Create Chevron in Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, I’ll be showing you 5 easy steps to make a chevron pattern in Adobe Illustrator. You can watch the full video below, or scroll down for written directions. You don’t need the pen tool to create chevron in Illustrator, and this is good news, my friends! Why?  Because it is notoriously difficult to get things perfectly straight,…

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How to Create Zig-Zag Lines in Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to make zig zag lines (also called Chevron) in Adobe Illustrator using 3 simple steps. It’s super quick. You can watch the full video below, or scroll down for written directions with screenshots. It’s easy to create zig zag lines in Illustrator, and there’s no pen tool required. Have you ever tried…

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