Celebrate Pride Month – Loud & Proud SVG – Glitter Rainbow Sublimation Freebie

It's June and that means it's Pride Month! I've created this free design to show my support of the LGBTQ+ community. There are 2 versions of the sublimation design with glittery rainbow backgrounds. These are perfect to wear to a Pride Parade or just out and about to show your support of the LGBTQ+ community! Download all versions of the fabulous Loud & Proud Design. Get the Loud & Proud Design

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Happy Father’s Day SVG Freebie

Father's Day is just a few weeks away (June 20, 2021). This freebie is perfect for shirts, mugs, or a Father's Day card. I recommend switching up the colors to match your Dad's (or your hubby's) favorite team colors to add that extra personal touch! I'm from Seattle so I used dark blue with neon green as an homage to our football and soccer teams. Get this free Father's Day SVG perfect for the Dad in your life!CB Happy Father's Day Get the Happy Father's Day Design

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How to Make a Personalized Acrylic Keychain

Let's make a custom acrylic keychain together! It's such a fun and easy DIY project that makes a great gift! All you need to get started are: - Acrylic keychain blanks (blanks I purchased from Amazon)- Permanent vinyl (check out my blog post of my favorite vinyl)- Frame SVG (affil link to the bundle I created and used in the video)- Your favorite font to add your initial, name, or other personalized detail Check out the below video I made to help you make your very own DIY acrylic keychain!https://youtu.be/Rqgf7o4z1D8

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Happy Mother’s Day Card SVG for your Cricut Joy or other Cutting Machine – Freebie and Tutorial
The cutest Mother's Day Card SVG template!

Happy Mother’s Day Card SVG for your Cricut Joy or other Cutting Machine – Freebie and Tutorial

It's less than a week until Mother's Day and I am so excited to share this cute and easy Happy Mother's Day card template with you! If you have a Cricut Joy, I include a file version specifically for you that will make creating the final card even quicker and easier! I'm a bit jealous of those of you who own a Cricut Joy...for cardmaking alone it seems like such an amazing cutting machine. If you don't have a Cricut Joy, don't worry. I have included a design that includes the cut files for the actual card (purple in the…

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Part 4: You Purchased an SVG or Cut File for Your Silhouette or Cricut. Now How Do I Weed and Put the Design on a Mug?
Weeding Vinyl and Using Transfer Tape to put the finished product on a ceramic mug

Part 4: You Purchased an SVG or Cut File for Your Silhouette or Cricut. Now How Do I Weed and Put the Design on a Mug?

This is part 4 (the final part) of a multipart blog post. If you missed part 1, check it out if you need help downloading and opening a zip file. If you have a Cricut cutting machine, check out part 2 for assistance with uploading an SVG and cutting it in Cricut Design Space. If you have a Silhouette cutting machine, check out part 3 for assistance with uploading an SVG and cutting it in Silhouette Studio.In this final blog post, we'll make the finished product of putting permanent vinyl on a ceramic mug. Below is a video showing my process. It's sped up…

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Part 2: You Purchased an SVG or Cut File for Your Cricut. Now what do you do in Design Space to cut the SVG?
Upload an SVG into Cricut Design Space

Part 2: You Purchased an SVG or Cut File for Your Cricut. Now what do you do in Design Space to cut the SVG?

This is part 2 of a multipart blog post. If you missed part 1, check it out if you need help downloading and opening a zip file. In part 2, I'll walk through getting your SVG into the Cricut Design Space software and prepping it for cutting. As I personally don't own a Cricut machine, I can't show you the final cutting with a Cricut, but I'll help you get everything ready to cut on your machine. Step 1. Open Cricut Design Space and click on the button/icon "add project". Once you do that, you'll see the vertical bar with different…

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Part 1: You Purchased an SVG or Cut File for Your Silhouette or Cricut. Now What?

This is part 1 of a multipart blog post. We will start from the beginning of downloading an SVG file, or the file format that you need based on your software, to the final finished product which in this case is permanent vinyl on a ceramic mug. This first part will cover taking your downloaded zip file (the most common way you will receive purchased or free design files) and getting them into your Silhouette Studio or Cricut Design Space software. Step 1. Purchase or download a free design. If you have the basic (free) version of Silhouette Studio, you'll…

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My Favorite Vinyl – High Quality Adhesive and HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl) at a Great Price

Once you have your Cricut, Silhouette, or other cutting machine and learn the basics of the software, it's time to start cutting some beautiful vinyl to make shirts, tote bags, mugs, signs, and so many other crafts! But with all the vinyl out there, where do you begin? First, you need to determine which kind of vinyl you need. Keep reading to find out which vinyl to use on some common projects along with my favorite vinyl (and I'll note some of the ones I have tried and disliked along the way too). Which Vinyl Do I Need? As a…

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My Favorite Websites for Freebies – Free Fonts and SVGs/Designs

Happy New Year! I wanted to start 2021 sharing some of my favorite spots for legal freebies (fonts and SVGs) with those of you who are new to owning a Cricut or Silhouette machine or those that have owned one for years. Most of the sites that offer high quality freebies from well-known designers will only offer the free font or SVG for a limited time. The two fonts I used in the above image were freebies in 2020 so you can get some amazing fonts (and SVGs) if you keep checking the websites I share! For those that are…

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Weeding Vinyl and My Favorite Dollar Tree Hack
Repurpose a Dollar Tree salad dressing bottle to use while weeding vinyl.

Weeding Vinyl and My Favorite Dollar Tree Hack

Some people love weeding vinyl and find it therapeutic (if you look forward to weeding a detailed mandala or zentangle design for hours, then you are definitely in this category!) and others dread this task. Weeding HTV (heat-transfer vinyl) can be a little easier as it is not sticky. It seems to be the adhesive vinyl, permanent or removable, that seems to cause the most headache. I want to share a few tools and my favorite hack that have helped me with weeding. I've tried a number of different tools, but I have a few favorites.  First is this Craft Vinyl…

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