Category Archive: How To

Make Your Mark

You don’t have to be a fourth generation Rockefeller or a Nantucket vacationer to have a monogram. A monogram is a great way to personalize paper ephemera — thank you cards, wedding table… Continue reading

Rock It Green for Saint Paddy’s Day

Contrary to what certain frogs might have told you, it really is easy being green. Get a great color-washed look with one of your old friends, Ombre, Tint or Warhol. These color-changing effects… Continue reading

Who’s Your Daddy: Creating Font Hierarchy

If you read the first article in our series on fonts, you are well on your way to a PicMonkey graduate degree in font mastery (how cool would that be?) because you know… Continue reading

Trip the Font Fantastic! Picking and Pairing Fonts

Fonts are our secret, delicious vice, aren’t they? We love love love our favorites, and even still, we always want more. But there are a series of practical considerations that go into picking… Continue reading

Dearly Beloved: Graphic Design for Weddings

If you’re getting married, first of all: Yay! Secondly: Ouch! You’re probably hammered by a humongatroid to-do list. Well, here are three tasks you can knock off easily: invitations, save the date cards,… Continue reading

Profile Yourselfie: Creating the Best Profile Pic

If your time on the web is focused on more than just email and searching, chances are you’ve got a page on a social networking site where a profile pic shows your fabulous… Continue reading

Selfie Esteem: An Invitation to the Captured Life for Shy People and Bears

Hey you. Yeah, you with the modesty. You, with all the photos of your friends, the candids from the office party, and the beautifully edited shots from vacation. You’re the one capturing life… Continue reading

Holiday Graphic Cards for the Ho-Ho-Hurried

When you visualize the holiday season you probably think about roasting chestnuts and twinkling lights and chillaxing moments with a mug of hot cocoa. Instead, it can be utter madness, as we all… Continue reading

Kris Kringling: Top Tips for Using Santa Costume Effects

You see them when you’re sleeping; you see them when you’re awake. If you’re ready to join the Santa Claus brigade, use our SantaLand costume effects, for goodness’ sake! We’ve got a few… Continue reading

Make a Holiday Photo Card

’Tis the season for getting in touch with your peops! Whether they live far away and you may not see them for another three years, or they live down the street and you’ll… Continue reading

10 Steps to an Edit-worthy Group Portrait

Shooting a group portrait gets more challenging with every person you add to the mix. Here’s a quick run-through of steps that’ll get you a genuine, authentic portrait shot without frying your subjects’… Continue reading

Edit Photos Right from Gmail Because It’s So Cool

Google wants your photo mojo to blend so well with your email mojo, they made a button for it. That’s right, you can now edit your photos with PicMonkey, right from an image… Continue reading

Share the Num-Nums: Make a Recipe Card!

’Tis the season for cooking, baking, and fattening up your friends with delicious food gifts! And it’s a bit cruel to give someone a scrumptious thing without a recipe card that shows how… Continue reading

New Design Feature Puts Graphics in Your Wheelhouse

You know how we adore you and listen to you like a stalker? Well, we made what you’ve been asking for: a design feature that kicks off with a blank canvas instead of… Continue reading

PicMonkey Pulls Photos from More Places!

PicMonkey is extending its friendly hand further across the pict-o-sphere so you can access all your photos more easily and start editing faster. You can now pull photos directly from your Flickr and… Continue reading

Tutorial: Be a Witch!

Just because your’e a doll doesn’t mean you can’t be a hag!  Learn how to transform your profile pic into a witch, with this step-by-step guide.