Creations, Design with PicMonkey, its a Hoot!

Super Boy and Big E were very excited about their first day of school last week so I quickly created these good luck signs for them in PicMonkey, using a variety of overlays and fonts


1st day of school


I have discovered that designing creations using PicMonkey is a great way to not only make cute printables, but to plan out painting projects as well


hoot owl


I want to paint something OWL for fall, so I played around with PicMonkey to see what I could come up with


owl collage


within minutes, I had a cute little owl model created with different colors and overlays


hoot owl


Here’s the best part, you can try the design in different colors with just a few clicks!


blue owl


Magic!!  🎩


I designed the Sun Sand Salt sign with PicMonkey


summer sign


I want to make a new sign for the fall, here’s a mock up of what I’m thinking about


beach pumpkins


The black area is going to be painted with chalkboard paint so I can change the message


fall pumpkin Boo sign

Do you like the moon and the black cat?

I guess it’s time to stop dallying and  pick up a paint brush!


broom brushes


photo source


Or maybe a witch’s broom!


broom parking


Are you getting excited about all things Fall?

Juicy Details

here’s how I made the owl:

open PicMonkey and select design, then pick your canvas size

choose canvas color, then click apply

next go to overlays, click on geometric and select a shape

I started with circles to make the eyes, then added ovals for the body, triangles for ears, polygons for the feet and crown.  Remember the main shape will be color 2 and you can change the outline from transparent to a color by clicking on color 1.  Use the rotate icon to move your shape to another angle

Last I used the Dashed & Lined overlay to create the wavy lines for the breast feathers

owl collage


Burlap owl ball jar cover tutorial here


burlap ball jar owl


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17 Responses to “Creations, Design with PicMonkey, its a Hoot!”
  1. Sandhya says:

    Loved the owl design, Jenna!

  2. Mary says:

    Oh so cute and a HOOT Jenna! I’m noticing owls everywhere these days and treated myself to an owl cake pedestal for some retail therapy recently. I miss the grade school years of my nephews, they’re in college now, all grown up *sniff*… You know I love your painted broom! )

  3. Jodi says:

    I’ll have to check out pic monkey. Have never tried. So so cute ! I love the moon and black cat added to your new sign btw. 😉

  4. I like your Halloween mock-up, the cat is cute! I just got back from Dollar Tree, they had faux mercury glass skulls-really cool looking. Happy Sunday:@)

  5. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    I only know how to do the basics on Picmonkey, but I love using it. I guess I should spend some time practicing. Love your back-to-school signs!

  6. How cute is that? Love your sweet owl. Anyone would love how sweet it is. Love your halloween look with the catm pumpkins and moon. Thanks as always Jenna for sharing your creativity at DI&DI.

  7. Jenna, I have been noticing that owls are a big fall look and I love the one you created, so cute! Pam @ Everyday Living

  8. JOY says:

    You’ve got my brain storming! I see applique pieces here. I do love Pic Monkey. I use it often to make my icons for my posts.

  9. Mindy says:

    I just started with Pic Monkey so I have a lot to learn. Fun seeing your designs – so cute!

  10. Anonymous says:

    I love Pic Monkey. I’ve been using it for fun and creative for several years. Love your designs Jeana……

  11. Emily says:

    Jean, love you cute designs. I’ve been using Pic Monkey for several years. Fun!!!!

  12. JESS44903 says:

    Aww…so cute!! What a neat idea!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks:

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  13. Jenna, Your owls are adorable! We have so many here as my son was obsessed with them when he was a little boy. I just tried picmonkey yesterday and I can see that I’ll be having lots of fun with it! I’m looking forward to seeing your new fall sign. Linda

  14. Sandra Garth says:

    May I have a bit of your patience please?

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