Exactly how you can layer vinyl PERFECTLY

Exactly how you can layer vinyl PERFECTLY

If you want to create a two (or more) color design, you will need to learn how to layer vinyl.  Here are two EASY methods for layering vinyl – one for adhesive vinyl (any type,) and one that shows how to layer heat transfer vinyl (or HTV) to keep the design together. It doesn’t matter if you are just trying to match up the design like I show here or actually putting vinyl on vinyl…the process for…

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Like A Boss! How To Apply Vinyl Decals The Easy Way

Like A Boss! How To Apply Vinyl Decals The Easy Way

Supplies needed: vinyl decal that has been weeded and transfer taped, vinyl squeegee. Once you have designed, cut, weeded, and transfer taped your vinyl decal, it is finally time to apply it to stuff! Woohoo! Here is how you apply your vinyl decal to make sure it looks PERFECT once it is stuck on. Check your alignment. Is the vinyl decal lined up with the lines on the transfer tape? Make sure the surface you are…

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Wow! How You Can Trace ANY Graphic To Use In Your Silhouette Vinyl Cutter

Wow! How You Can Trace ANY Graphic To Use In Your Silhouette Vinyl Cutter

Want a cool vinyl design but think you don’t have the time or skills to create one? THIS is cool! You don’t need to be a designer to use Silhouette Studio and you don’t even need to buy pre-made graphics. Because Silhouette studio will let you easily trace high contrast photos (like .jpg or .png) you can find TONS of graphics for it for free! Even if they are just clip art or pictures…they are…

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Weeding Vinyl: How To and Tips

Weeding Vinyl: How To and Tips

An unavoidable part of the process of doing a project with vinyl and a vinyl cutter is WEEDING. If you are a beginner with your Cameo or Expression vinyl cutters, you might be like “How do I weed vinyl?” or even “Do I have to weed my vinyl?” Answers to all your vinyl weeding questions below! What is weeding? Weeding is the process of removing all the extra vinyl from around the image you have cut…

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Cute and Easy Craft! Free Kawaii Planner Bookmark Printable

Cute and Easy Craft! Free Kawaii Planner Bookmark Printable

Pin it here! Click the photo below or use this link to save the file. Free Stickers Printable Once the new window opens, drag the photo to your computer or right click to save. Then open it, and use it in your Sihouette or Cricut software to print and make your own sticker sheet. For a different way to make stickers using a punch, check this out! Link To Pin on Pinterest!

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Mini Treat Baskets With Class!

Mini Treat Baskets With Class!

If you have a class or group to make Easter treats for, make them mini baskets using Solo cups!   Here is how to make them: Craft Supplies: Free Bunny Ears Printable For Party Cup Scissors 9 Oz. Clear SOLO Party Cups Wired ribbon or wired twine (shown) How to make mini treat baskets: Punch holes in each side of the top of each cup. Cut about 5-6 inches or wired ribbon or twine, push the ribbon…

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The Easter wreath EVERYONE is talking about

The Easter wreath EVERYONE is talking about

If you are a long-time reader of my crafts blog, you know I LOVE color! (And if you aren’t, you will soon find I love color! And glitter! And silly stuff! :)) This DIY Easter wreath from Vanessa Brady of Tried & True has EVERYTHING: 1. Bunnies! 2. Bright rainbow color awesomeness! 3. Marshmallow candy! I’m glad it doesn’t have chocolate or I would almost certainly short-circuit from excitement. 🙂 It is also easy to make. Isn’t…

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So Cool! How to make a spooky hologram using your phone

So Cool! How to make a spooky hologram using your phone

Whoa! How cool is this!? Using plastic from a CD case, he cuts four rhombus shapes, tapes them together, and places them over his phone. The effect is an awesome hologram! Check out the tutorial below and let me know if this works for you! Also this: another tutorial showing how to make a hologram projector from Hoopla Kidz. Have you tried this with other plastic materials? Let me know how this fun craft project…

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DIY Edible Nutella Playdough

DIY Edible Nutella Playdough

How cool is that!? With just a couple of ingredients you have already in your kitchen, you can make this super easy playdough. Hello Maphie shares this recipe for edible Nutella playdough made with two ingredients: Nutella and powdered sugar…kind of like a moldable frosting…that sure sounds good to me! It looks like a giant Tootsie Roll. 🙂

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Make a super squishy Orbeez stress ball

Make a super squishy Orbeez stress ball

Have you seen these cool little Orbeez balls? After they soak, they become plump little colorful beads, perfect for filling other stuff with. Crafter Karina Garcia came up with the brilliant concept of using them to make a DIY stress ball. She shows the method below. Look how fun that is to play with! I totally want one!! What do you think? Is this a DIY you would try?

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