Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreath

Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreath

My love for buffalo check is no secret so why would we expect a wreath any different? I love making embroidery hoop wreaths, they are unexpected but so simple and beautiful when done. I made this embroidery hoop wreath this past fall. I decide to make another one and wanted to walk you through step by step how to make an embroidery hoop wreath for Christmas.

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How to cut chipboard on a Cricut Maker

How to cut chipboard on a Cricut Maker

I am excited to show you guys my newest cutting machine the Cricut Maker! Today I am going to be answering some FAQ about the Cricut Maker and also showing you how to use the knife blade to cut chipboard.

Now I have been using my Cricut Explore Air 2 non stop since I got it about 2 years ago. Here are some of my favorite Cricut projects I have made to date.

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Thanksgiving Mason Jar Sign

Thanksgiving Mason Jar Sign

Decorating for Thanksgiving is always fun because it perfectly integrates into Fall decor. Now I usually skip over decorating for Halloween and just decorate for Fall. This fall I have made an embroidery hoop wreath, buffalo check mason jar, buffalo check pumpkin and a pumpkin patch sign. Today I thought I would make a Thanksgiving mason jar sign with my Cricut Explore Air 2.

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Buffalo Check Wooden Pumpkin

Buffalo Check Wooden Pumpkin

It may only be the beginning of the second week of September but I am in full swing for decorating for Fall. In my living room I am using traditional fall colors and making everything pop with orange buffalo check. I hand painted some buffalo check mason jars a few weeks ago. They came out great but I wanted to find a way to make a more accurate pattern. I knew that I had to make a stencil. 

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Fall Embroidery Hoop Wreath

Fall Embroidery Hoop Wreath

Fall wreaths are always one of my favorite things to make. I have been wanting to make an unconventional wreath for awhile now and I thought it would be fun to us an embroidery hoop or a quilters hoop. I was actually inspired by one of the heirloom challenges on the new show Making it with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman. One of the contestants used embroidery hoops for an unconventional quilt. 

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How to make a stencil for wood signs

How to make a stencil for wood signs

I have to admit it I am counting down the days until it is Fall! I want to feel the cool autumn air, throw on a sweatshirt while apple picking and sipping pumpkin spice lattes. Well it is still 90 degrees here but I am going to crank the AC and pretend its Fall while I do some fall crafting. I love to make signs and work with pallets so today I thought I would make a wooden Fall sign and teach you guys how I make stencils for wooden signs and the paining technique I use so to get crisp lines. 

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How to make felt flowers with your Cricut

How to make felt flowers with your Cricut

Did you know you could cut felt with your Cricut?! Today I am going to show you how to cut felt with your Cricut and make felt flowers. Now that it is officially Spring, even though it may not feel like it, I thought why not do a craft that makes it feel like Spring.  Cricut sent me some fely to try out and I knew flowers were the way to go. 

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I don't put up with craft T-shirt Tutorial

I don't put up with craft T-shirt Tutorial

How to create a graphic T-shirt with your Cricut, HTV (heat transfer vinyl) and an Easy Press. Today I am going to show you guys how to use Happy Crafters iron on vinyl or HTV with your Cricut to make a graphic t-shirt. Happy Crafters sells blank T-shirts and let me tell you they are soft! I am using the District Made perfect blend T-shirt in heathered teal.

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How to make a reverse canvas

How to make a reverse canvas

A DIY tutorial on how to make a reverse canvas. Also a cute farmhouse kitchen sign with graphics from Craftbundles.com and cutting vinyl with your Cricut or Silhouette. I have been making farmhouse signs and pallet signs for years! Even selling them in a shop at one point. When I saw the concept of a reverse canvas my mind was blown. How had I never done this before. It was so simple there was not trip needed to the hardware store. Just a package of canvases from the craft store or amazon and you could have a custom farmhouse sign. 

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DIY Cat Lady Valentine's Day Shirt

DIY Cat Lady Valentine's Day Shirt

What's a single gal to do with all these Valentine's Day crafts popping up?! She's going to embrace her inner cat lady and craft something up for herself. That's what I did. Now I have to admit Valentine's Day is not my favorite holiday. In fact it may be my least favorite but any excuse to craft and talk about my cats! 

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Dinosaur Coloring Valentine's Day Cards

Dinosaur Coloring Valentine's Day Cards

Today I am showing you guys how to make a DIY dinosaur coloring card just in time for Valentine's Day using your Cricut and the Cricut markers. Now if you just got your Cricut over the holidays it is time to take it out of that box because this is an easy project to start with. If you stick around to the end I am joining up with a bunch of bloggers to share our Valentine's Day projects that we made with our Cricuts. 

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DIY HTV Christmas Wine Gift Bag

DIY HTV Christmas Wine Gift Bag

December is the month of giving. Whether it's a gift for a holiday party, a coworker or a hostess gift I find myself needing to come up with a lot of gift ideas in December. My go to is always a bottle of wine but I like to dress it up to make it feel more like a gift. Target has these buffalo check wine bags in the dollar spot for $3. How cute are they?! I mean even "as is" they would make a great gift but I thought I would add a little more holiday spirit with HTV and my Cricut Easy Press. 

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DIY Merry and Bright HTV Shirt

DIY Merry and Bright HTV Shirt

It's December and Christmas time is here. That means holiday parties, work parties, santa parades, yankee swaps and the list goes on. I always like to dress festively for these events. Today I am going to show you how to make this DIY Merry and Bright shirt with HTV (heat transfer vinyl). 

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Dear Santa "Handlettered" Scroll Artwork

Dear Santa "Handlettered" Scroll Artwork

I posted about how much I loved the Hearth and Hand collection at Target and since then I have been staring at my Letters to Santa mailbox wondering how I could incorporate a letter to Santa. On instagram I have been seeing a lot of handlettering on scrolls for Christmas. I have even looked up a few of them but they are bit expensive for my budget. I decided why not try to create a smaller version using kraft paper and my Cricut!. 

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