5 Valentines Day Crafts with your Cricut

5 Valentines Day Crafts with your Cricut

We are speeding through January already. If you got a Cricut for Christmas break open that box or grab it off your shelf and let’s get to crafting for Valentine’s Day. Today I am sharing 5 Cricut Valentine’s day projects that I have done over the last two years everything from shirts to mason jar to actual valentine cards.

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How to make 3D paper stars with the Cricut Maker

How to make 3D paper stars with the Cricut Maker

When you think of paper crafts often time you think of flat creations, such as cards. Today I want to show you that you can make 3 dimensional sculptural pieces with your Cricut Maker using the scoring tool. In my craft room I have some fun and colorful backdrops that I wanted to use to make the space seem more fun and whimsical. I decided to make 3D paper stars. 

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DIY Valentine's Day Sign with Cricut Adhesive Foil

DIY Valentine's Day Sign with Cricut Adhesive Foil

Valentine’s day is around the corner and my front door was looking a bit bare so I decided I needed to decorate it for Valentine’s day. Now a trick I have used over the years to jazz up my wreaths is to add a sign in the middle. Now I have had this pomegranate and red berries for years. In fact I bought it when I used to work at Restoration Hardware. Now the wreath was part of the Christmas collection but easily translates to Valentine’s day and this sign will help with that.

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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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