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May 2018

DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Silhouette CAMEO, Vinyl

Make a Sign for the Dog Lover’s in Your Life

I’m guessing you know someone who owns a dog.  I’m also guessing they love that animal more than most people!  haha, I don’t blame them, dogs are awesome! We also know those dogs that just can’t keep their love to themselves and cover you in “kisses” when you walk in.  This is the sign for that dog! You know you want all the details on how to make your own! Head over here for the full post! Fonts used: Hot Mess and Sweet Bear    

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Heat Transfer Vinyl, Material Tips, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Apply Heat Transfer Vinyl to a Hat

The warm weather is finally looking to be here to stay!  My family is starting to hike more now that we live in Colorado and being at 5000 feet above sea level definitely means that the sun is a factor here. Once I saw the fun raising boys SVG file in the Amazing Craft Bundle I knew I had to make myself a hat to help keep the sun out of my face.  I picked up a hat at the dollar store so it’s extremely lightweight. Head over to the fontbundles blog to read the full tutorial.   ...

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DIY Tutorial, Home Decor, Material Tips

DIY Scroll Cut Funemployed Sign

I’m not sure if you guys are on Instagram or not, but I find it to be a source of constant inspiration and entertainment.  I follow a bunch of DIY craft bloggers (shocking, I know!) and one just made really fun T-shirts saying the phrase “Funemployed” and absolutely fell in love with that word. It perfectly describes lucky people like me who get to work every day doing what they love.  I mean, it doesn’t matter what your job is, if you love it you are funemployed.  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Home Decor, Silhouette CAMEO, Vinyl

DIY Wood Plant Stand with Cactus Pun

Who doesn’t love a good pun?!?  Have you seen the adorable cactus love graphics in the Wonderful Graphics bundle? I have a slight obsession with cactus and succulents right now, maybe it’s because the real plants are hard to kill.  I still tend to stick with the faux variety since they meet the level of maintenance I can handle. I have seen the stores selling the simple wood plant stands lately too but they were a bit too expensive to be worth the investment, especially when the  ...

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