graphic design

Hand Soap Label Printables

This isn’t exactly a “design” blog or a “graphics” blog, but from time to time I do design things for myself and every once in a while I think it would be nice for other people to have access to them. In this case, Ed wanted to reuse a shower gel bottle for hand soap and suggested making a custom label. I assumed it would be easy to find some suitable free printable online. I was mistaken. Thus, I wound… Read More »Hand Soap Label Printables

Merry Christmas!

I decided to make my own Christmas cards this year, and as I was designing it, I decided I preferred the way half-page cards looked. I also did not have access to a paper cutter, and the printer I was going to be using could not do borderless printing. This meant I spent a lot of time fighting the paper with a blade and a straightedge. I did manage to turn out some decent Christmas cards, and I wanted to share… Read More »Merry Christmas!

“Tempest of Living” Graphic

I was reading BreakPoint and came across this amazing quote by Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Do and dare what is right, not swayed by the whim of the moment. Bravely take hold of the real, not dallying now with what might be. Not in the flight of ideas but only in action is freedom. Make up your mind and come out into the tempest of living.”   I wanted to pin it on Pinterest, and since I couldn’t find an existing graphic, I… Read More »“Tempest of Living” Graphic