Blog

Where to buy vinyl, glitter, HTV and more

Posted by Ilse Joubert on

Looking for stockists of vinyl, glitter and HTV? Below is a list of the best ones - mostly for the USA. *Please note my Amazon links are affiliate links. Places to buy vinyl, glitter & HTV: Master Warehouse heat transfer vinyl 4 u The Vinyl Spectrum Expressions Vinyl Happy Crafters Vinylpacks Amazon Vinyl World 651 Crafters Corner Supplies Heat Transfer Source Heat Transfer Warehouse JSI Signs 651 Vinyl Stahls Looking for something different? Dirty Baseball Vinyl - Smashing Ink Vinyl Printed/patterned vinyl Sage Creek Originals Sparkle Berry INK csds vinyl Vinyl Printcess Vinyl Village supply Printable HTV Amazon Transfer Tape Pst! I have it...

Read more →


Common File Formats for working with Images explained

Posted by Ilse Joubert on

If you purchase or download images online, you would have encountered some of the different file formats they are saved in. There are PDF, JPG, TIFF and the list goes on! I try to explain the most commonly used file formats here. *My posts contains affiliate links. Here are the most common file formats: Raster Formats Raster images are made from a fixed grid of pixels, they experience a loss of quality (resolution) whenever resized, especially when you’re trying to make them bigger (scale them up). JPG/JPEGTypically used for high qualily photography and low res online use. Does not support transparency. Not recommended for print use TIFFTIFF...

Read more →


13 Websites for Fonts, Design Resources and Bundles

Posted by Ilse Joubert on

Below are some of my favourite and recommended websites for purchasing design resources, such as fonts and images to use in my designs. *This post contains affiliate links. Best PSD Freebies Creative Booster – this site collects resources from others, so you may get duplicate deals Creative Market – also get 6 new Freebies every Monday Deal Jumbo – one of my favourites, extended license comes with all downloads/purchases Deeezy Design Bundles Design Cuts Envato Market – My favourite for website templates Font Bundles Mighty Deals The Hungry JPEG  – Loads of free SVG cut files for crafters too! You work for them My...

Read more →


How to identify fonts

Posted by Ilse Joubert on

How often have you seen a lovely font and wanted to use it too, but did not know what it was? Below are some options on how to Identify fonts via different websites. How do these websites work? These sites require you to upload an image (either a screen shot, scan or photo) with the font in question and the site will identify the fonts that match from their database. You need to have a pretty clear image, preferably black and white and not too busy (i.e. lots of things in the background). It is not always correct and they...

Read more →


Welcome

Posted by Ilse Joubert on

Welcome to my updated website with brand new online shop. I love making my designs available for digital products and I am happy to now also offer this standalone shop, not associated with Etsy or any other site! Most of my products are available on both sites, but some, as well as Freebies are only available on this website. I hope you find my blog posts helpful and informative - please check back for new posts/products. I have also included a Frequently Asked Questions page where I try to help answer all the questions about digital downloads and cutting machines,...

Read more →