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Make Your Own Mini Embroidery Hoop Necklace

If you’re curious about how I come up with all these project ideas all the time, I’ll let you in on a little secret.  Sometimes I just wander the aisles of the craft store and look to see what new fun products they are selling for inspiration (and supplies of course!). These shopping trips are my little mini vacations on the weekend where I get to spend a little time with myself and just let my mind free.  I seriously depend on them to keep my sanity during the week with my two  ...

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Cricut Maker, DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Material Tips, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Add a Carrier Sheet to Freezer Paper

So if you just read this post showing you how to work with freezer paper as a stencil for painted fabric projects you’ll know that you have to manually transfer the centers of words and designs by hand. I knew there had to be a better way, I mean who has time for that?!  (or the patience)  NOT ME! I began to experiment for you in my lab, aka craft room, and came up with a very simple solution.  I made a “carrier sheet” like you have with heat transfer vinyl.  How you ask?   ...

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

Affordable and Simple Home Decor Quote Frames

I don’t know about you but I’m loving all of the quote artwork lately.  I don’t have tons of wall space to display all of the cute projects I want to make, but I do have shelf space! I’m also excited to see that acrylic signs are becoming a thing right now because they are affordable and kid friendly so I don’t have to worry about them breaking it and getting hurt.  Or let’s face it, me breaking it and getting hurt too, I’m not known for my stealthy  ...

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