When my daughter, Pia, was born a couple of months ago, I received several special gifts. Now that we’ve settled into a bit of a routine, I’ve had time to make the simple but pretty thank you cards in today’s tutorial for the givers! In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to adapt The “Little Black Dress” of Calligraphy Birthday Cards concept in order to make a lovely thank you card yourself.
Thank You Cards
When Phyllis Macaluso sets out to make out a card, she always comes up with something interactive and beautiful. Take the trifold card in that you’ll learn how to make in today’s tutorial: it’s the paper version of a bouquet! Interactive and gorgeous. Today, Phyllis will walk you through how to make this card through a series of instructions, photos, and a free printable.
No one can resist a woodland creature illustration … they’re just so cozy and quaint. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to paint a watercolor fox lounging in a field of poppies. While this tutorial is suitable for all skill levels, beginners should read the Painting with Watercolors for Beginners and Painting with Watercolors for Beginners Part II before painting this fox!
Not everyone loves ink spatters, but I think they’re fabulous for adding in a casual feel to a piece of calligraphy. Spatters offer a quick, easy, and artistic way to fill up negative space! Today, I’ll share my super easy ink spatters technique with you through text/photo instructions and a short video.
About the Greeting Card Calligraphy Cheat Sheet
I know that anyone who reads tutorials on the TPK blog is capable of creating eye-catching lettering. The blog is replete with calligraphy and lettering inspiration, and you’ve likely had a go at writing a lovely letter or two. No matter what your skill level, though, calligraphy is always easier when you have an exemplar. Today’s Greeting Card Calligraphy “Cheat Sheet” was designed to make your life easier when it comes to writing out elegant greetings.
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When I found out that Flow Magazine will no longer be publishing an English version, I was beyond disappointed. When I took to Instagram to complain, TPK reader Corine S. in the Netherlands generously offered to send over her three English issues of Flow. The issues, released several years ago, weren’t in my collection, and I couldn’t resist taking her up on the offer! I wanted to show my appreciation with a quick and cool thank you card, and today’s tutorial is what I came up with. The card comes together in a matter of minutes, and it has a lovely surprise on the inside!