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A collection of brush script fonts and typefaces for all of your graphic design, DIY, or blogging projects. Most of these fonts families are under $20 and come with swashes, alternate ligatures and extras! // Roundup from MichelleHickey.Design
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Brush Script Fonts and Typefaces – Font Favorites

Brush Script Fonts are all the rage at the moment, and it’s kind of hard not to fall in love with every single one of them. I don’t know about you, but I am super grateful that hand lettering artists have shared their talents in creating these typefaces. When hand lettering became a big thing […]

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A collection of script fonts and calligraphic typefaces in a broad range of styles for all of your graphic design, DIY, or blogging projects. Most of these fonts families are under $20 and come with swashes, alternate ligatures and extras! // Roundup from MichelleHickey.Design

There are enough script fonts and calligraphic typefaces out there right now to overwhelm even the savviest graphic designers. When it comes to identifying my favorite fonts, let’s just say it’s a rotating selection. I’ll be the first to admit that I develop new typeface crushes almost daily. You can’t blame a girl when it […]

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Heads up, font lovers! There’s a brand new bundle of awesome fonts that has just been released from my friends at Design Cuts.  This collection comes with 24 different font families, (which include multiple font weights, glyphs, swashes and more) in a variety of styles. Most of you know that good fonts are not cheap and can […]

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In this post, you’ll find highlights from a handcrafted fonts bundle and tips on where to use them in your designs. Please note that the bundle referenced is no longer available, but the typefaces can still be purchased individually. I am beyond giddy to share this with you. With all the free fonts out there, […]

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Tonic Site Shop themes are undeniably beautiful, but are they worth the cost? Michelle shares her experience and opinions on her template purchase. Your online presence is like the digital version of your home, and just like deciding on the perfect place to live, choosing the right platform and theme for your website is a […]

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In this post, you’ll learn how to start an email newsletter that is aesthetically pleasing and easy to create — one you’ll be excited to send and that your subscribers will look forward to receiving.  Starting an email newsletter may be something that you’ve been wanting to do for a long time. If that is […]

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Many people decorate their homes for fall, but do you style your content to fit the season? In this post, you’ll find three fall aesthetics to strengthen your brand and help you reach the right audience. The people of the internet do not like to agree on anything. But during one magical season every year, […]

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In this post, you’ll find eight creative content ideas for Fall to use in blog posts, emails, opt-ins, social media, and more. Nobody loves Fall more than the internet. Except maybe Starbucks.  As I write this in the month of August and think about the current vibe on Instagram and TikTok, it feels a lot […]

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In this post, I help you to refine your brand style by using a three-word method that will help you to create more digital content with ease. One might think that being a graphic designer would mean your artistry would extend to areas like fashion, but sadly, it’s not the case for me. And since […]

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Ten content prompts to engage your audience - from Michelle Hickey Design

Whether it’s a like, share, comment, or message, every interaction is an opportunity to grow your digital brand. In this post you’ll find ten genuine content prompts to engage your audience. Includes examples and fill in the blank text that you can copy/paste.

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A modern maker with a classic approach to design.

An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

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