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A Brush Lettering Giveaway! (CLOSED)


     Hello! I’m excited to have a little giveaway on Surely Simple! If you’ve been reading along, you might have noticed some brush lettering tutorials here recently. If not, check them out here: pt 1, pt 2 and pt 3. Well, this got me thinking about learning more about brush lettering- and Jo of Zuer Designs (check out her…

Digitalize Your Brush Lettering Using Free Programs pt 3


Digitalize Your Brush Lettering Using Free Programs by Jo Cheung Digitalising your lettering has many benefits. It allows you to resize it as large as you want without losing its quality, as well as give you the option to correct jagged lines and smooth out a curve. Often times, tutorials that show you how to digitalise your lettering or turn…

Fruity Citrus Floral Vases: 3 Ways


Now you may be wondering, what is that title?! Well, it’s exactly what this post is all about – stating the obvious. While planning for parties and whenever friends come over for brunch/lunch/teatime/dinner..I never seem to get one thing right. Flowers. First of all, I forget to buy ’em in time, and then when I do, I just plop them…

Beautiful Block Printing and Designed Fabrics


I had the opportunity to see the starting of a beautiful new hobby with so much potential. Block printing has been around for ages, and it’s here to stay even today. I adore the fact that nowadays more people are designing their own fabrics, clothes-and Dipti Desai is also no exception. I was lucky to see her new hobby take…

Pipe Cleaner Rose Ring Tutorial (with Video!)


When we were kids, we inevitably came across pipe cleaners to craft with. You can make a lot of things with pipecleaners..I remember making octopuses, houses and some other random things. However, I never made these pipecleaner rose rings before-and my little sister taught me a new pipecleaner craft now. You can learn a lot from your younger siblings. Or…

Tips While Making Abstract Art


Hello! I thought today I’d share some tips while creating abstract art. Abstract art is just really fun, extremely liberating and just refreshing when you’re tired of ‘rules’ and ‘going by the book’. And also, abstract art is perfect in it’s imperfections. Practically any doodle, scribble or splatter can be classified as abstract art. Plus, they make great art additions…