Valentine’s day is quickly approaching and I am still getting everything back together from taking down Christmas decor. With things looking sparse I thought it would be a great time to make a few new crafts for Valentine’s day including these DIY conversation heart mason jars.
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.
Let's learn how to use the Cricut Maker scoring wheel. I've had my Cricut Maker for awhile but now I have all of the adaptive tool attachments. So today I wanted to share with you how the scoring wheel works by making paper rosettes.
It seems like I'll never be done decorating my Christmas tree because I keep making more ornaments! I've had the Cricut Maker about a month and because it cuts thicker materials it seems like the options are endless for what kind of ornaments I can make.
Embroidery hoops aren’t just for embroidering anymore. They make the perfect base for unconventional wreaths and ornaments. After making my Christmas embroidery hoop wreath I decided to find some smaller embroidery hoops to make ornaments.
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.
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.
I have been obsessed with buffalo check the past couple of years but what I have realized is that painting it freehand can be difficult. Today I am going to show you how I made a buffalo check stencil with my Cricut.
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.
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.
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.
The weather is starting to get warmer which means summer is almost here. As soon as the days get longer and warmer I am ready to get out some of my red white and blue gear. Today I am going to show you how to turn a blank wood cut out of the United States into a Patriotic door hanger.
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.
Today I am going to show you guys how to personalize your workout shirts with vinyl. That's right vinyl that adheres to nylon and polyester. Cricut has launched a new product called SportFlex Iron On™. It uses Cricut StrongBond™ technology to guarantee results that stick.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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).
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!.
Today I am excited to show you guys how I stencil farmhouse style wood signs. Now it seems like these style signs are everywhere right now but they come with a pretty hefty price tags. I want to show you how you can make them at home with some lumber and your Cricut.
Some days you just feel like crafting and some days you just want it to feel like Spring. This is one of those days. Today I want to show you guys one of my first Cricut projects, "It's a beautiful day" Spring wreath sign. I was stuck at home during a snow day last week dreaming of Spring weather. Well I decided to make my own beautiful day.
I just got my Cricut Explore Air 2 and I have been non-stop crafting since it has arrived. Of course I want to tell you all about the Cricut and also some tips I learned to help get you started.
What is a Cricut? A Cricut is a machine that allows you to cut. Think of it as a printer but instead of ink it uses a fine blade to cut what would normally print. And it doesn't only cut you can also use a pen to write or the scorer tool to score.
Welcome to WeekendCraft. My name is Michelle and I am an avid crafter, DIYer, upcycler, amateur photographer, Silhouette enthusiast and painter. I work as a freelance designer and brand strategist and have a passion for weekend crafting.
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