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Make your own font

Cheryl Jones

Tags fonts, hand lettering, lettering

Make your own font

It rained and I couldn't really get out there today to work in the garage like I wanted. So, I spent some time on the iPad Pro working on lettering projects. I like working on the iPad because I can lay on the couch and be totally comfortable (lazy, I know). I found this site called Calligraphr. It allows you to use your own writing to make a font. I've only made about a million fonts with my own writing today. It is pretty amazing! If you are using a drawing app like the Procreate app, you can insert a png or...


Lettering Practice

Cheryl Jones

Tags diy, hand lettering, handmade, lettering

Lettering Practice

Lately, it seems, more and more people I meet/know have been asking me if I would teach a lettering class/take & make class. I would absolutely love to do this and am currently working on the logistics of it all. But, in the meantime, I'm compiling some resources for you so you can start some practicing on your own! Here are the first three things you need to know about hand lettering beforehand: Your handwriting is different than mine. You and I aren't going to have the exact style of writing. You may hold your pencil in a different position or apply...


Miter Queen

Cheryl Jones

Tags crafty, frames, hand lettering, handmade, home decor, love, reclaimed wood, rustic

Miter Queen

My mom and dad think it is really funny that I am the one who wants the power tools and my brother doesn't. I've taken a liking to working with saws, sanders and nail guns. It is my therapy, to an extent.  Last week, my dad taught me how to use his miter saw. That is one magical piece of equipment! I love it and I want one of my own! This is what we made (just trying things out): I posted my new found love of the miter cut on Facebook and a sweet friend called me the Miter...


I'll write on anything!

Cheryl Jones

Tags crafty, hand lettering

I'll write on anything!

A friend from work asked me if I would be able to add some names in graffiti on some basketballs. I've never tried it. I've never even written anything in graffiti! But, it was actually a really fun project! Here are the results: I can do any lettering on anything! If you have an idea or need something done, just let me know! Here is the order form! (email: TXcraftyginger@gmail.com)   Loading...