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4 DIY Napkin Tags Perfect for Spring

Spring themed napkin wraps

By: Shelly Kim of @lettersbyshells It’s time to create some colorful, fun napkin tags! These are perfect for any Spring-themed occasion including table setting decor. Today, we will be exploring different techniques and illustrations from painting leaf patterns to drawing carrots and so much more!

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How to Make A Festive Easter Banner

Easter banner

By: Hazel Ung of @hazels.pineapple.patch Hello Spring! It’s that time of year, when the frost starts to melt, and the flowers begin to bloom. It’s also that time of year when we celebrate Easter. With family and friends gathering for this occasion, it’s always a fun idea to create festive décor to add to the […]

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How to Create A Bullet Journal Key/Legend

Bullet journal key

Hey there! I’m Andrea from @wildeyesbujo on Instagram and I’m an artist ambassador for Zebra Pen. Today I’m going to show you how to create a key page for a bullet journal using my go-to Zebra Pen products. This key/legend is simply a handy reference guide that helps remind you what colors, letters, or symbols […]

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How to Create Perfect Calligraffiti (2 Different Styles)

"Zebra" written in calligrafitti

Hi! I am Kathy Froerer from @Morties.Ink and I am going to show you how to create graffiti calligraphy, also referred to as calligraffiti. I have chosen two simple printed forms with some fun embellishments to make them graffiti-fun.

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5 Office Spring Cleaning Tips to Boost Productivity

DelGuard Mechanical Pencil and Sarasa Gel Retractable Pen on a cluttered work surface

The warmer weather and the longer days intensify our desire to clean and organize. While many people take the time to clean out their wardrobes and organize their homes, one area that is often neglected is an office or desk space. Since your work area is a place where you spend 8+ hours per day, […]

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How to Blend Zensations Colored Pencils

Blending of Zensations Brush Pens

Hello artists! My name is Michelle Boris of @doublemlettering (you can call me Missy).  I’m a brand ambassador for Zebra Pen USA and a hand lettering/laser cut artist living in central Texas with my little family of three (+1 rescue dog named Millie).

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Simple Spring Flower Tutorial

Flower artwork

Hi there! I’m Courtney from Tulip Poplar Co. and I’m excited to walk you through the steps I take to create easy spring flowers designs! Spring is my favorite season and there are so many beautiful flowers to choose from, but today I will be drawing daffodil and tulip flowers.

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How to Find Zen During Stressful Days at Work

Professional desk with a Sarasa Grand Gel Retractable Pen

With all the distractions, decisions, and duties that bombard us at work, it’s not surprising to find yourself battling stress in the workplace at times. During these moments of stress and frustration, it is important to remain calm and find ways to increase positivity and productivity.

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How to Add Shadows to Calligraphy

Hand lettering with shadows and loose pens

By: Mariann of @madebymariann Do you want to add shadows to your lettering and enhance your style but feel a bit overwhelmed? Look no further! My name is Mariann from @madebymariann and I’m here to share a few tips on how you can easily add shadows to your lettering. Let’s get started!

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5 Simple Job-Hunting Tips

Resume on a clip board with the F-402 and G-350 pens next to it on a work desk

No matter where you are in your career or what profession you are pursuing, job hunting can be a stressful, tedious process. Being proactive and developing your search strategy can help alleviate some of the stress involved. You’ll be surprised to learn that there are several ways to help  cut out some of the unnecessary […]

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