This is a very simple technique that you CAN do. You so can make your own titles. any size, shape, style, and out of any paper or fabric. It’s budget friendly too!
My #1 suggestion is to practice first on scratch paper for a while until you are feeling good. Then move to ‘real’ paper and cutting out your titles. Ready to try?
Using a stylus or other tool that will make slight mark/indentation write your title on the front of paper you intend to use. Use just enough pressure so it will show through to the back. Note: if you are good at writing backwards you could skip this step.
Next- can you see (just above stylus) the “hi” indentations ever so slightly? That is going to help you draw your title now. My #1 mistake is drawing letters (like e) the wrong way if I skip the first step. So now I know how my title will look backwards.
Now use a pen or pencil and lightly sketch out the outline of letters you want. Note that I have a lot of lines as I write and re-write how I want it. Just be careful not to get heavy handed here (you don’t want lines to show through to front side of paper).
now for the part I do while watching TV. Cut out the letters with a craft knife or a rockin’ pair of microtip scissors like these.
I hope you try this- it’s lots of fun. If you don’t like your handwriting you can use a computer font too. I think I’m going to go make a layout using this technique, and when I come back to share it tomorrow I’ll bring a give away. (hint: scissors + craft knife!)