Sweethearts, You’re My Valentine!

We’ve gone and done it.  Shot an arrow through the heart of every cutie-patoodie feature you’ve ever dreamed of, so you can fall in love with Valentine’s Day all over again.  “Sweethearts,” our… Continue reading

Tutorial: Using Two-Color Overlays

There’s an episode of the old “Star Trek”—the one with Captain James T. Kirk—in which adorable, furry little animals called “Tribbles” come on board the ship, and reproduce crazy-fast.  Oh, the merry mix-ups… Continue reading

The Royale Yearly Plan Hits the Streets

We’ve been tweaking Royale, and today we’re rolling out our new yearly plan. It’s $33 a year, which works out to be $2.75 a month. Pretty sweet. “It’s a great price point—45% off,”… Continue reading

Yo, Valentine!

You don’t have to be head-over-heels in loooove to get psyched about Valentine’s Day. If you’re a maker, every chance to flaunt your creative chops is a good one. So we’ll let you… Continue reading

Get to Know Your Royale Features!

Anatomy class! If you signed up for Royale, we bet you are loving the ads-free experience. But if you still aren’t quite sure which effects are Royale, here’s your answer: look for the… Continue reading

Royale Enters the Scene, All Handsome and Stuff

(Cue movie trailer voice-over guy) In a land where the big corporate players came and left…  In a time when people craved something awesome… In a place where no one thought anyone cared… Continue reading

Tutorial: Make Your Own Gift Tags

You’re no schmoe! You’re not even a semi-schmoe.  So don’t use those off-the-shelf gift tags with the  impersonal, same-same images and uggers  fonts. You’ve got good taste, a boatload of awesome photos, and your… Continue reading

Help Articles Can Save Your Bacon

You’ve gotten pretty far in editing an image on PicMonkey, and you suddenly realize you’re at a complete dead end. You have no idea what to do next, and you wish you’d taken… Continue reading

Designer’s Guide to Winterland

Oh no we di-int.  Oh yes we did bring you a lustrous new theme: Winterland!  Use these efffects to start making your Christmas, Hanukka, Kwanzaa, and New Year cards now. Jen Shetterly and… Continue reading

Vampire Weekend!

“Breaking Dawn, Part 2″ has hit the movie theaters and we finally get to find out what happens when two vampires have a baby and have to deal with spit up and tummy… Continue reading

We Grow Hair Because We Care

“Movember” has been designated to bring attention to men’s health issues  (Men + November = Movember, get it?), particularly testicular cancer and prostate cancer.  Join the effort by helping to raise funds and… Continue reading

Resistance is Futile

In an effort to stave off computer-related posture damage, Brian got a fancy contraption that lifts his monitor and keyboard into a standing desk.  The best part is that it’s called The Ergotron.… Continue reading

Word from the Monkey

Let me tell you a little something about the big world out there. A little something about a monkey we’ll call me, who just wants to do some good, make a few people… Continue reading

Halloween for the Hurried

Sometimes you don’t want to follow a detailed recipe, you just want to cook. Our super-visual Effects Lists show how we made four great costumes with Halloween effects.  See these in large size,… Continue reading

Extreme Makeover, Halloween Edition

You have all the tools you need to completely change your look.  For the better?  Hay-ull no, for the horrible-er!  Peep this slide show of all our Halloween makeover themes:  vampire, ghost, demon,… Continue reading

Tutorial: Make Dramatic Eyes

Altering the eye of your subject gives you a major bang for your Halloween buck. Here are expert tips from PicMonkey designer Jen Shetterly, on how to get realistic but dramatic looks from… Continue reading