Leslie Ellis

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The art of hand lettering

My Go-to Lettering Tools

When I first started lettering, I used what I had—some plain ‘ole printer paper and a 0.7mm lead pencil. There was nothing special about it. All the …

How to Digitize Hand Lettering

Hey, it’s Sean McCabe with Learn Lettering and I was just about to digitize this hand lettering design and I thought, “You know what? I might as well …


Basic Guide to Choosing Harmonious Styles for Hand Lettering

A common issue I see with new letterers is the use of too many styles in one piece. Typically this is because they see styles they like in several …

Save Time in Photoshop With Custom Keyboard Shortcuts So You Have More Time for Hand Lettering

<b>Keyboard Shortcuts:</b> ⌘ + ⌥ + ⇧ + K<p><i>Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts…</i><br>• Because of course you need a keyboard shortcut to get to the Keyboard Shortcuts</b> …


How Do You Find the Time to Practice Hand Lettering?

You want to get better. You know you need to practice. You know it’s going to require hard work.<p>But you just can’t seem to find the time.<p>It feels …

How to Use the Ricks Beading Loom

How to Weave a Beaded Edge onto Flat Silver Silk

Beading & Jewelry Basics


Jewelry Making Q&A: Ask an Expert


Several jewelry making tutorials: How to do a wrapped loop using a headpin, How to wire wrap a briolette, How to finish a bracelet/necklace the easy …

Parisian Lights Bracelet Tutorial



5-Minute Leather Bracelet

You can really make this stylish leather bracelet in 5 minutes or less, with just a few supplies!<p>718<p>6513

Best Jewelry Making Suppliers and Tutorials

Best Jewelry Making Suppliers and Tutorials<p>Find Jewelry Making Supplies and Resources<p>I'm Gayle and I have been designing and making handcrafted …

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Beaded Jewelry Tutorials using O Beads

The range of bead types for bead work is fantastic. Have you tried using o beads? As the name implies, they are small donut shaped beads. You can use …

Top 10 Best Tutorials for DIY Necklaces

We all know: You can buy fashion or you can make fashion! Accessories are a fun way to personalize an outfit with your own unique flair. Necklace is …

How-To: Carved Heart Stone Jewelry

Transform small flat stones into heartfelt handmade gifts with this fantastic carved heart stone jewelry tutorial from Carissa at Creative Green Living!<p>So simple, so lovely.<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

What to Cook in Your Pressure Cooker

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: This year we're resolving to put all of our cookware to good use. We're starting</i> …


Food52's Guide to Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving countdown has officially begun. We've been at it since October, testing recipe upon recipe behind the scenes, and now we want to share our game plan with you. This is how we do Thanksgiving -- from the bird to the pies and everything in between, here are our favorite tips, tricks, …

Why You Should Be Eating Savory Oatmeal for Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Experiment with your oatmeal routine for a filling, cool-weather desk lunch.</i><p>Weekends …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …


15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …


Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat | Men's Health

These meatballs are juicy and tender and somehow fluffy, without falling apart. Even the accompanying sauce is otherworldly. The muscled-up marinara uses San Marzano tomatoes, famous for their bright, fruity flavor, and reserved meatball juices for extra awesomeness.<p>If you’re going to tackle this …