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Wedding Invitation Font Pairing Guide

In this wedding invitation font pairing guide, you’ll find eight combinations to suit various styles. Whether you are an invitation designer or going the DIY route, this will give you the inspiration you need to get started! I’ve been in complete wedding mode lately— preparing for my sister Allison’s wedding in June and helping out […]

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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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In this post, you’ll find a collection of ten romantic font ideas for wedding invitations, branding, and more! The greeting-card day of the year is soon approaching! Meanwhile, most designers are trying to recover from Christmas work while scrambling to get our Valentine’s Day projects completed. If you need a little inspiration to get the […]

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In this post, I share a collection of handwritten font ideas you can use to create digital products, posts, and more! I have been loving handcrafted everything lately. I think there’s something about creating my own things that have really given me an appreciation for the love that goes into what others have made. Today […]

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In this post, you’ll find ten retro font ideas for your next graphic design project. I have always thought I was born two generations too late, and I would have loved to have been around to see the 1920s-1960s. Since the mid-20th-century is one of my favorite time periods, a lot of my projects tend […]

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In this post, you’ll learn how to use font glyphs to make your designs look more dynamic and professional.   I’m so excited to be starting a new segment today: Design School! Don’t think of it as “school” in the sense that you need to show up on time and hand in your homework to […]

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In this post, you’ll find a collection of script font ideas for all your graphic design projects, from invitations to social media graphics and beyond. By now, you all know that I’m super obsessed with fonts and typography. Over the last couple of years I’ve shared quite a few collections of free fonts, but have […]

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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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