DIY: Alphabet ice-cream cake toppers

DIY: Alphabet ice-cream cake toppers

by Lyndsay Sung of Coco Cake Land Oh, ice cream. I love you the most. Give me a tall, swirly, soft-serve cone. Serenade me with an Oreo ice-cream sandwich. Pile prettily colored party scoops in a dish ...Read more

Wedding DIY:  Table numbers

Wedding DIY: Table numbers

What you’ll need: Latch-top water bottle (We used ones designed by Oh Joy! for Target) Mod Podge Gold glitter Paintbrush Stick or toothpick Gold vinyl Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter Your favorite typef ...Read more

Enter to win a Nasturtium & Dot Necklace

Enter to win a Nasturtium & Dot Necklace

We’re giving away two Nasturtium & Dot Necklaces in either plum and frost or smoke and marigold. Maker K. O’Brien took inspiration the nasturtium plants on her fire escape. The colors are created ...Read more

Women in Industrial Design Show

Women in Industrial Design Show

    If you’re in the Bay Area on June 14, you should check out the first Women in Industrial Design Show, which is part of San Francisco Design Week. The show will feature work from female i ...Read more

Enter to win one of four Pixel T-shirts

Enter to win one of four Pixel T-shirts

Designer Corey Holms originally hand-lettered his Pixel T-shirt for TypeCon 2013. And since the 2014 conference is coming up soon, we’re giving away four. To enter, sign in below and do one of the fol ...Read more

DIY: Stars & Stripes Pennant

DIY: Stars & Stripes Pennant

What you’ll need:  Stars & Stripes Pennant Kit Scissors and X-ACTO knife or 100% wool felt in red, white, and blue Granule typeface by Corey Holms & Calgary Script by Ale Paul Mod Podge Embroi ...Read more

DIY: Mason jar beeswax candle

DIY: Mason jar beeswax candle

What you’ll need: Fairgoods Beeswax Candle Kit Pot Spoon Measuring cup (optional) Tape STEP ONE Prepare your mason jar by placing your wick (metal side down) inside your jar. Keep it centered and upri ...Read more

Enter to win a Seashore Tote

Enter to win a Seashore Tote

We’re giving away one Seashore Tote, inspired by — and featuring — Ale Paul’s typeface Seashore Pro. To enter, sign in below and do one of the following: 1) Follow us on Twitter. 2) Follow us on Pinte ...Read more

Stuff we love: Blossom type

Stuff we love: Blossom type

Alice Mouoru, an art director at Zero agency in Moscow, painstakingly created the most beautiful alphabet set using parts of flowers and plants.                          All images © Zero Agency. Via ...Read more

DIY: Typographic pizza pennants

DIY: Typographic pizza pennants

by Sara Hughes What you’ll need:  Pizza Pennant Kit Scissors and X-ACTO knife or 100% wool felt Granule typeface, by Corey Holms Mod Podge Embroidery thread and needle Fabric scissors Paintbrush Spray ...Read more

lotus cuff

Enter to win a Lotus Cuff by Joyo

We’re giving away two laser-cut Lotus Cuffs, made by Joyo. All of the design, sanding, assembly, and oil finishing is done by hand. Cherry wood is layered over an aluminum cuff and an Ultrasuede linin ...Read more

Mother’s Day DIY: Stamped paper flowers

Mother’s Day DIY: Stamped paper flowers

We asked Craftcation attendees to make something with our Alphabet Stamp Set and submit it to us. The winning entry is a series of decorative paper flowers by Casey Starks of Vitamini Handmade. They m ...Read more

Craftcation 2014

Craftcation 2014

  by Lauren Stanley Photos by Matthew William In early April, we had the privilege of participating and sponsoring Craftcation, a conference that brings together bloggers, makers, and hobbyists t ...Read more

DIY: Typographic cake stencil

DIY: Typographic cake stencil

What you’ll need: Cake with chocolate frosting Cake stencil (It’s free!) Card stock X-ACTO knife Cutting mat Tape Scissors Icing sugar Sifter STEP ONE Print your free cake stencil, which you can downl ...Read more

Design & Thinking Screening at ACAD

A screening of Design & Thinking

If you’re in Calgary, join us for a free screening of the documentary Design & Thinking on March 28 at 5:30 pm. The screening and our pop-shop will be the at Stanford Perrott Lecture Hall at ACAD.

DIY: Mother’s Day embroidery

DIY: Mother’s Day embroidery

  We’ve created two new embroidery designs just in time for Mother’s Day. Our kits are easy enough for kids to make, so we asked our eight-year-old friend Darius to create one. What you’ll ...Read more

DIY kit: Monogram stamp

DIY kit: Monogram stamp

by Jane Trash, photography by Photomawf What you’ll need: Monogram Stamp Kit (includes two stamp blocks, a wood backing block, a  linoleum cutter, blender marker, black-ink pad, and transfer stick). G ...Read more