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Mikko Tries Online Classes

Last year, I secretly struggled with bouts of insecurity. In spite of a font of mine going viral and crashing my site, I couldn’t bear to call myself a type designer. I was a fraud who just lucked out. For the first time in a while, I was questioning if I really knew what the heck I was doing. I was trying to deal with what I later discovered was Impostor Syndrome. Sorry if this sounds like a cry for help or a fish for compliments. Trust me, it’s not. (I’m okay now, so we can move on.)


Stolen Content?


I Try DIY has been up and running for nearly three years. I admit, the blog was born out of being unemployed for the first time in over a decade. It was a pastime, for sure. Amazingly, over the last couple years the blog grew into something more than just a hobby. In fact, I treat I Try DIY like a baby. This baby has grown over the years, and I’m proud of what it has turned out to be.

Until recently, I never felt the need to add a copyright notice on the site. After discovering a few sites who have used my tutorials in full on their site, I went ahead and added the following to the footer of this site.