Tutorial: Learn How To Add Texture to Text

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Graphic Design, Hand Lettering, Tutorial, Typography 23267 Views

Some of you guys have been asking how I add texture to my lettering so I thought it would be fun to share a little tutorial with you. It’s pretty easy, but if you have any questions be sure to let me know. I’d love to see your results if you end up trying it out! STEP ONE: Start by


Jamie BartlettTutorial: Learn How To Add Texture to Text

DIY Holiday Clay Letter Garland

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Christmas, Decor, Decorations, DIY, Holiday, Home, Tutorial, Typography 3870 Views

Last year I made monogram clay ornaments and gift tags. They were so fun to make and the clay was so easy to work with that I wanted to do something else with it again this year. I decided on this holiday letter garland.  You will need: Air dry clay Rolling pin Scissors Knife Straw Ribbon Letters (download here) STEP


Jamie BartlettDIY Holiday Clay Letter Garland

DIY: Dog Bandana

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial DIY, Dogs, Fall, Pixel, Tutorial 4160 Views

You will need: Fabric Measuring tape Fabric marker Scissors Pins Sewing needle Sewing machine Thread Button STEP 1: Lay out your fabric flat and from one of the corners measure 15 1/2 inches in both directions. Mark it with your fabric marker. STEP 2: From the corner you measured, fold your fabric over at your marks to form a double


Jamie BartlettDIY: Dog Bandana

DIY: Hot Dog Garland

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial DIY, For the Taking, Party, summer, Tutorial 3508 Views

There are still a few more weekends of BBQ season left and if you’re like us you grill as often as you can. I’ve already had my fair share of hot dogs for the summer but that’s not going to stop me from having a few more. If you’re feeling extra festive the next time you have friends over for


Jamie BartlettDIY: Hot Dog Garland

DIY: Mid Century Modern Credenza Upgrade

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Decor, DIY, Home, Ikea, Tutorial 13651 Views

We have been looking for a new credenza/media stand for a while now. The one we had before this was the one we bought 3 years ago when we first got married. It was the cheapest thing we could find since the only money we had was what people had given us for our wedding. It did its duty and served us well. But


Jamie BartlettDIY: Mid Century Modern Credenza Upgrade

French Press Iced Coffee

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Coffee, Recipe, summer, Tutorial 3514 Views

Sometimes Mondays call for more than the usual one cup of coffee in the morning. But around here the temperatures are steadily rising and I just don’t have any desire to put something hot in my body when I’m already starting to sweat. Instead we make iced coffee. Problem solved. Here’s how we make it. If you plan on adding sugar to your


Jamie BartlettFrench Press Iced Coffee

DIY: Pom Pom Pillow Upgrade

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Decor, DIY, Home, Tutorial 3668 Views

I’ve been dreaming of getting a pom pom maker for a while now. I finally got one from Michael’s a few weeks ago to make pom poms to add to the tops of the party hats for Pixel’s Birthday Party. I needed another excuse to make some more poms poms so I came up with this pom pom pillow upgrade! It’s super simple


Jamie BartlettDIY: Pom Pom Pillow Upgrade

DIY: Dog Treat Jar

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial DIY, Dogs, Tutorial 1841 Views

Jake and I have now been to three puppy parties this year (including Pixel’s). It’s fun to spoil your dog a bit plus it’s a good excuse to throw a party and hang out with friends. But what do you bring the furry guest of honor? How about this super simple treat jar filled with goodies! I made one for Pixel’s birthday.


Jamie BartlettDIY: Dog Treat Jar

Quick & Easy Watercolor Valentines.

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Art, DIY, Holiday, painting, Paper Goods, Tutorial, Valentines 2975 Views

To be honest I wasn’t quite ready for this week to start. Jake and I didn’t get much of a weekend. Jake was off being a zombie all weekend (literally). He left early every morning and didn’t get back until late. And since it was just Pixel and I at home I decided to be productive and do some much


Jamie BartlettQuick & Easy Watercolor Valentines.

DIY Dog Scarf

Jamie Bartlett Tutorial Crafts, DIY, Dogs, Knitting, Tutorial, Winter 26791 Views

you will need: yarn in two colors number 8 knitting needles scissors yarn needle If you don’t know how to knit, check out the Howcast for helpful videos on how to knit. STEP 1: Cast on an even number of stitches. I did 20 stitches. You can do more or less depending on the size of your dog. Using a Rib


Jamie BartlettDIY Dog Scarf

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