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

The Perfect Gift for the Forgetful Packer

How many of you have a traveler you know who always forgets to pack something important?  You know, like pants, socks, or a special outfit for something like a wedding?  The whole reason you might be making the trip. Yep, that’s my husband!!  We traveled in for my brother’s wedding and he forgot to pack his dress pants and shirt.  I’m not even joking.  He recently accepted a new job that has him traveling half the month and I knew I had to make him something to help him  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Floral Decor, Gift Ideas, Heat Transfer Vinyl, Jewelry, Silhouette CAMEO

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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