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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 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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How to Make Your Own Concrete Vase (Part 2)

Here’s the second part of my concrete vase experiment.  If you already read part 1 you’ll remember that I said concrete and cement aren’t the same products. The bagged concrete mix has little rocks and pebbles and is a rougher texture.  Bagged cement is the smooth flour-like powder, which is what I preferred working with to make my vases. I also used a silicone mold for this project vs making my own in the previous tutorial.  I did research buying molds designed for making  ...

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How to Make Your Own Concrete Vase (Part 1)

I don’t know about you but every time I go to a handmade fair there are always a few vendors selling concrete vases.  I drool over them until I see the price!  Then I quickly set them back down and continue on my way. I just had to see if I could figure out how to make my own concrete vase for pennies on the dollar. I learned a few things along the way and I’m happy to share my experiment tips with you!!  This will actually be a 2 part post, one is about concrete and the other  ...

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