Design Tips

Reporting Births And Deaths In Your Church Newsletter

Tips for reporting births and deaths in your newsletters.

A frequent question we get at ChurchArt.com is “What are some tips for reporting births and deaths in my newsletter?” The main thing is to treat each birth and death…

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Reschedule Change The Date Clipart

Creative ways to announce new dates

Sometimes change is inevitable. Due to unforeseen circumstances such as pandemics or natural disasters, many events and activities must be canceled, postponed or left in limbo.  When this happens, you’ve…

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Designing Your Back Page Of Your Church Newsletter

Designing a newsletter’s back page

The front page and back page of your church newsletter are prime real estate because those are the pages that most people see first. In magazines, the back cover is…

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Designing Special Issue Church Newsletters

Designing Special Issue Newsletters

If you’ve been preparing newsletters for your church, you’re most likely very familiar with the concept of newsletter templates.  You may already use your own document as a unique template…

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Church Invite Postcards

Use Postcards To Create Event Invitation

A well-attended event is a successful event. And, a key to good attendance is communication! Of course, you can always extend invitations by email, calls, or texts to get the…

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Design Tip

Vary Image Sizes To Guide Readers

A previous “Design Tips” introduced a newsletter remake, showing how the publication’s nameplate has progressed throughout the years. Another improvement our designer made involves varying the size of the artwork…

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Choose Paper Wisely When Printing Photos Newsletter

Choose paper wisely when printing photos

General, multi-use office stock works well for … multiple uses. It’s not the best choice for printing photos, however. Standard office stock has a matte (or uncoated) finish, while photos…

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Design Tip

See how a nameplate improves over time

A newsletter editor at a South Carolina church requested ideas for freshening up the publication, which we redesigned more than 10 years ago. These front pages show how the newsletter’s…

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Design Tip

Q&A: Which font style belongs where?

Question: I’ve heard about serif and sans serif fonts. Is there a best place to use each style, and why? Answer: The little “hooks” extending from a letter’s main strokes are what…

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