Fall Pumpkin Hand-Lettering Tutorial & Templates

This is the first time I try lettering on pumpkins and I won’t lie, it was a bit challenging BUT very relaxing. It was nice to have nothing to think about but making my pumpkin look nice and cute 🙂

Below is a step-by-step tutorial on how to spruce up your pumpkin with hand-lettering. The best part is that I have created templates with different styles of lettering for you to use on your pumpkin.

Download Hand-Lettering Templates Here


SUPPLIES:
1. Medium-Large sized pumpkin
2. Paint markers (preferably varying sizes)
3. Scissors
4. Tape
5. Ballpoint Pen
6. Paper to print templates


STEP 1:
Gather your supplies, download templates, print templates, and test pens before starting. [Tip: play your favorite music & grab a cup of coffee ;)]

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STEP 2:
Choose the template you want to use and cut around the edges of the lettering so that you don’t have the excess paper in the way.

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STEP 3:
Tape the template on the smoothest section of the pumpkin (once you start drawing you’ll understand why). Then, use your ballpoint pen to trace over the letters. You can outline the letters or you can draw over the letters. Whatever will be more helpful once you’re drawing on the pumpkin. [Tip: make sure to really press down on the pen so you can see the tracings on the pumpkin].

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STEP 4:
Remove the template, look for the markings, and trace over with your paint marker. Let the paint dry for a few minutes before going to the next step. [Tip: test your paint marker one more time before tracing].

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STEP 5:
To make the lettering thicker, go over the letters one more time. If you want the style of the lettering to mimic traditional lettering, only make the downstrokes thicker. This template, in particular, is meant to be whimsy and fun. So I chose to make all the strokes of equal thickness. [Tip: take it slow and don’t overdo it. Tilt your pen a bit so the strokes become thinner].

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STEP 6:
Add the embellishments, if you’d like. Or opt out of adding any more details. I used a different color marker to add the other parts.

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STEP 7:
Take pictures with your newly hand-lettered pumpkin, DUH! Oh, and don’t forget to post and share them with me on Instagram 😉

October Wallpaper

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I’m really loving this month’s wallpaper. I was trying to stick to the neutral colors and simple design of the Home Sweet Home Collection. I think it ties in perfectly 🙂

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I hope this wallpaper reminds you to savor the tastes of fall, take it slow, and gather with the people you love.

Download the wallpapers by clicking on the wallpaper. Then, right-click if you’re on a desktop or long press if you’re on a mobile device.

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Fall Prints & Candles Are Here!

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Hey, friends! Fall prints and candles just launched on the Styld by Grace Shop!

Take a look at the simple and classic pieces and be ready to get allllll the fall vibes. I bet you’ll want to cozy up with a good book or some Netflix once you see these beauties 😉

You can shop the New Home Sweet Home mug as well–it’s been fully restocked, woohoo!

Home Sweet Home–Fall Collection

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About the Collection:
This year’s theme for the Fall Collection is all about the comfort of being home. Whether home is a one bedroom apartment or a house by the beach, there’s no feeling like being home. Cozying up with a warm drink, sharing memories with loved ones, and taking time to slow down are all part of this wonderful season. When life starts to pick up its pace, this collection is a reminder to seek comfort in being still in your most favorite place with your most favorite people.

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Launch Details:
To celebrate the launch of the Fall Collection, the new Home Sweet Home Mug will be released at 30% off! Yup, this is not a drill, people. A very limited about of mugs will launch today at 12pm, so make sure to take advantage!

Tomorrow the complete collection launches, woohoo! Mugs, prints, candles, oh my!

Mugs: The new Home Sweet Home Mug will be fully stocked and ready for you to purchase. You’re going to love the perfectly unperfect hand-lettered design!

Prints: This year it’s sans pumpkins, leaves, and autumn quotes. I’m taking a bit of a risk this year by releasing illustrations of Fall Florals and a print of the Home Sweet Home design. It’s all about simplicity and timeless decor.

Candles: What is fall without the perfect fall candles, right?! Tomorrow I’ll be launching two soy candles: pumpkin + clove and sugar + spice. They smell DELICIOUS! Plus, they’re made with all natural essential oils. Non-toxic is always a good thing. You can expect to see two candle designs, which you’ll be able to pair with either of the two scents.

Thanks for taking the time to read about the new Fall Collection! Hope you enjoy and share these new goodies with all your family & friends. You can shop the collection here starting today!

 

September Mobile and Desktop Wallpapers

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September is the month that doesn’t feel quite like summer or quite like fall. It’s that in between month where you’re still holding on to summer but anticipating fall. So I created a wallpaper that features September / Fall flowers. That’s my take on the “almost fall but I don’t want summer to leave yet” feeling.

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Hope you like the illustrations. It’s my first time adding color to my illustrations and I gotta say, I looooove the results from editing them in Photoshop. So go ahead and hold on to summer a little longer. But don’t forget those crisp winds are right around the corner 😉

Download the wallpapers by clicking on the wallpaper. Then, right-click if you’re on a desktop or long press if you’re on a mobile device.

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