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April 2018

Adhesive Vinyl, DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Make a Fun and Unique Umbrella

April showers bring May flowers right?!?  You’re going to need a fun umbrella to keep you dry from all the rain (or snow for some unlucky people). Did you know you could take a plain clear plastic umbrella and add some vinyl to make your own unique creation?  It’s true!!  This is also an amazing scrap vinyl project.  You know we all have a bucket of scraps laying around, let’s put them to good use.   The Supply List: Clear Umbrella Permanent Vinyl (I used Royal Blue  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Make a Cute Keychain for your Purse

Summer is just around the corner, right?!  Maybe for some of us it feels like it will never arrive, but it will be here eventually.  Or maybe you’re off to a tropical vacation soon (or you’re super lucky and live there year round-I’m not jealous at all, I swear!) Warmer weather means cute dresses and cute dresses need great accessories like clutches.  Right now the stores are stocking their shelves with adorable purses ripe for the picking. How about adding a custom  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Make Faux Leather and Wood Earrings

Do you love jewelry? Of course you do! Do you know what’s better than new jewelry? Knowing that you made it yourself, craft therapy AND new accessories all rolled into one. Even better, this is a fairly simple project, all you need are the materials, a few jewelry making supplies, and an electronic cutting machine. Let’s not forget the most important part, the awesome cut file from the Love to Craft bundle. Head over to the fontbundles blog for the full tutorial!   Pin this  ...

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Adhesive Vinyl, DIY Tutorial, Home Decor, Interior Design, Silhouette CAMEO

Create Your Own Family Math Sign

Are you a fan of the farmhouse trend?  I very much am!  I don’t like to make my whole house a “theme” per say but I do like to include elements. The key to having a welcoming and warm home is including personal items and memories for guests to enjoy.  Also, make sure it’s a mix of textures and colors.  This keeps the art interesting and it really pulls the room together.  I have hints of mint green throughout my home that’s primarily neutral. I love seeing the  ...

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