Mark Simonson

DIY: No-carve typography pumpkins

DIY: No-carve typography pumpkins

What you’ll need:  Chalkboard and gold spray paint Painter’s masking tape Newspaper or cardboard Pumpkins Chalk Pencil Black Sharpie Typefaces! We used Lust Script by Neil Summerour &  ...Read more

DIY: Clay monogram gift tags

DIY: Clay monogram gift tags

What you’ll need: Bookmania by Mark Simonson Polymer clay Rolling pin X-ACTO knife Gold spray paint Baker’s twine Skewer or toothpick Oven STEP ONE Unwrap your polymer clay and begin to soften the cla ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments

Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments

by guest blogger Vanessa Brady of Tried and True. WHAT YOU’LL NEED 12 gauge wire Baker’s twine Pliers Tape Superglue A cursive typeface for your word. We used Lakeside by Mark Simonson. STEP ONE Print ...Read more

DIY: Typographic ceramic pet dishes

DIY: Typographic ceramic pet dishes

What you’ll need: Ceramic bowl(s) Vinyl cutter (we used a silhouette machine) Vinyl X-ACTO knife Your favorite typeface (we used Proxima Nova by Mark Simonson) Glaze and kiln (We went to our local pot ...Read more

DIY: It’s sweater weather

DIY: It’s sweater weather

What you’ll need: Cotton sweater Vinyl cutter Gold iron-on vinyl Proxima Nova Extra Condensed by Mark Simonson Iron STEP ONE Use your vinyl cutter to cut out the gold letters for Sweater Weather. STEP ...Read more

DIY: Hand-painted signs

We asked our friend and sign painter Cody Swinkels to show us how to build and hand-paint a wooden sign. And thanks to James Barry from Ramble, we have a beautiful video tutorial to help explain Cody’ ...Read more

DIY: Etched typography glasses

DIY: Etched typography glasses

  by guest blogger Molly Freudenberg of Craft Ideas Weekly Good typefaces are art — fabulous, ready-made graphic art at your fingertips. Etching on glass is one of my favorite ways to showcase be ...Read more

DIY: Appliqué pillow

DIY: Appliqué pillow

  by guest blogger Suzannah of Adventures in Dressmaking I love making pillows for my living room or bedroom. In fact, I have a list of pillow tutorials on my blog, as well as appliqué tutorials. ...Read more