Creations by Hand with Michelle Houghton

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Shop Available, Shop Handcrafted, Shop Michelle Houghton, Shop Self-Paced Workshops | Comments Off

Combine doodling, handlettering, and copic marker techniques for adding handmade touches to a variety of projects.


This teacher-led, interactive workshop includes how-tos and ideas for making custom backgrounds, borders, tags, and embellishments. Now you can put your doodles, handlettering and copic-colored images to work on home decor, giftwrap, scrapbook pages, cards, and more. Lessons are in pdf format with selected techniques also presented via video.


Creations by Hand





Class includes 5 lessons in pdf format, each jammed packed with how-tos and ideas to add little bits of ‘you’ to each project. All 5 will include doodling, hand lettering and Copic instructions and ideas.  PLUS – selected techniques will be demonstrated via video!

Here is a peek at areas you will explore:  

  • Lesson 1 – Learn 3 new background techniques that can be used on all variety of crafting projects.
  • Lesson 2 – Explore how to add personal touches onto basic letter sets and set yourself up for success using your own handwriting on projects.
  • Lesson 3 – Learn to create you very own journal spots using found objects your sketch pens and markers.
  • Lesson 4 – When you are done with this lesson you will want to buy all white embellishments to decorate yourself.
  • Lesson 5 – Create doodled, Copic and written boarders to suite any artistic project you would like to frame and put focus on.


Do not let the “Copic” scare you.  Many of the projects shown and ideas listed will be doable with other color mediums.  And all of them will be done with very limited colors so this might be a great opportunity to see some of the other ways you can use just a few of these markers in your tool box!

- Michelle Houghton


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