Must Have Silhouette Cameo Tools

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Hello there makers! This month we have been sharing our very favorite craft tools every Friday. If you know me, then you know my very favorite craft tool ever is my Silhouette Cameo. I thought I would share some of my very favorite Must Have Silhouette Cameo Tools with you!

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The Silhouette Cameo 3 is my favorite ever craft tool because it’s so versatile and I can create so many things using it. From stencils to paint signs or decor for walls, to paper crafts, to party decorations, to apparel and so much more. 

Because this machine is so versatile, there are lots of accessories that you can choose to purchase with it and for it. I think it’s always important to have an extra blade on hand. Though mine always last a really long time, I think it’s important to have a back up. Picture yourself, late night crafting session, and your blade is dull. No craft stores open… what do you do before panic sets in and you have to call it quits for the night?! Pull out your spare, girl! Crafterhours saved!

Though your machine comes with a mat, you will need replacements. You can choose to get a standard 12×12 or a 12×24 which is on my wish list. 

To have even more design abilities, I suggest getting the Silhouette Design Edition. It’s an upgrade to the program that the machine comes standard with. I highly recommend this, and it’s definitely worth the extra cost. 

You’ll also want the Silhouette tool pack to help with weeding vinyl and paper crafting. The tools make life so much easier!

When storing your Silhouette, it’s important to keep it covered to keep the dust off of it. There are several colors of these covers you can choose from to buy or you can  make your own. 

If you travel places with your Silhouette, say to a friend’s house to craft or maybe you use it in your classroom, I suggest purchasing a tote! They come in handy by making transport easy and a bit safer for your machine. 

I love making things with vinyl! This starter kit is great so you can get the feel for working with vinyl before you buy a bigger order of it. 

Once you get the hang of your Silhouette and you’re ready to make even more fun things like shirts, you’ll love this heat transfer vinyl multipack! You will also want to make things like cups, coffee mugs, and wall art, so you’ll want regular vinyl as well. 

 

And if you get really into making shirts, you’ll want a heat press. This makes the vinyl adhere so much better than irons and the longevity of the shirt is so much better. 

To transfer your vinyl designs over easily, you’ll need a roll of transfer tape. You save money when you buy a bigger roll, and you’ll go through it so it’s necessary. 

I am all about organizing my supplies, especially my vinyl otherwise it ends up all over the place. I like storing it rolled up in magazine holder.

To help cut your vinyl, transfer paper, and other paper, I love my Fiskar Scissors. They are super sharp and work so well.

For more fun, you should try out the sketch pens! Use them to create cards, invitations, tags, addressing envelopes, making wall art, and so much more. 

There are so many more things you can get for your Silhouette, but these are my must haves. I hope you find them helpful and that they make your crafting even more fun!

Join us next week for Alison’s must have craft supplies! 

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Must Have General Craft Supplies

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It’s a new month and a new theme for our Must Have Craft Tips series! This month the girls and I are going to be sharing must have craft supplies that we keep in our craft rooms. These are supplies that we love and know you will, too!

Must have craft supplies to make your general crafting WAY easier!
I’m focusing on general craft supplies. These are supplies I keep within arms reach of my work space. We’re talking my favorite adhesives, cutting tools, and more. I don’t have a specific crafting niche, I dip my hand in a little bit of everything, so these are my must haves for all the various crafts I make.

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Of course I have to start with my Silhouette Cameo. I honestly use it ALL the time for paper crafts, vinyl crafts, and several other things. I also purchase all of my replacement cutting mats and cutting blades online. They are Prime and SOOO convenient!

There is also an AMAZING deal available online for a $25 gift card to the Silhouette Store that sells for less than $15! They not only make great gifts for your friends that have a Silhouette, but will save you $$$ on the $.99 downloadable designs in the Silhouette Store!


Speaking of things that cut… this folding paper trimmer from Making Memories is the BEST paper trimmer you could ever get your hands on. Unfortunately they seem to be hard to get ahold of these days. I originally purchased mine at Hobby Lobby (with a 40% off coupon!) several years ago. The blade self-sharpens each time you use it so you NEVER have to replace the blade! If you ever run across one, snatch it up!


A good pair of precision scissors are a must have as well. I like this pair from EK Success. I’ve had my pair for years and have yet to need to sharpen them. And I like that they have a safety cover for when I’m not using them.


Next up under the “cutting” category is this set of X-acto knives. One is a typical X-acto knife, great for precision cutting and cutting straight lines. Another has a swivel tip (my favorite!) for cutting out curvy shapes. And the third is heavy duty for cutting cardstock and thicker materials. They come in this handy wooden case with spare blades.


I sew a bit but I also use my Fiskars rotary cutter for other materials as well. I know that is a big no no for people who sew, but I keep separate blades for different materials. You can label them so that you don’t use your “fabric” blade on paper and whatnot. They are great for anything large you need cut!


And with any rotary cutter you must have a cutting mat. I actually have two. A small one (18″x12″) for cutting small items with my X-acto knifes and a large one (36″x24″) for cutting large items with the rotary cutter. These are self-healing and will last forever if treated correctly!


I also keep an acrylic ruler handy to use with my X-acto knives and rotary cutter. It’s the best way to ensure a perfectly straight line. This one is super awesome because it also acts as a centering ruler which makes placing items on fabric or paper easy to place. It’s great for working with vinyl, too, and getting that placement just right.


One more MUST HAVE cutting tool is the Crop-a-dile. I don’t use it so much for the eyelet setting aspect because I don’t use them much anymore (I did when I scrapbooked), but it is the most amazing paper punch ever. You can cut through thick stacks of paper like butter! It’s great for making banners and whatnot.


Although I don’t use it super often, I do use my Martha Stewart scoring board often enough to keep nearby while I’m working. Any piece of paper I need folded I always turn to the scoring board for perfect creases. I also like that the scoring tool and ruler can be stored in board.


Moving on to adhesives, any good crafter will have multiple adhesives on hand for creating. Let’s start with wet adhesives. These 3 are my absolute favorite wet adhesives for various media. They all happen to be from the same company, Beacon.

The Zip Dry is a fast drying adhesive perfect for paper crafts. It doesn’t wrinkle the paper like most wet adhesives.

3-in-1 is great for general crafting. I always tell people it’s like a cold hot glue gun. It dries super fast and you don’t get burned in the process!

Fabri-Tac, as you might imagine, is used on fabric. It doesn’t dry stiff so it leaves fabrics flexible and is also quick drying like the other 2 wet adhesives.


Now for the dry adhesives. I have two absolutely must haves: Super Tape and the Glue Glider Pro.

Super Tape is a double sided, super heavy duty tape that is not letting go of anything. When you use it you don’t have to worry about anything ever coming loose. I love it for adding paper to heavy duty media like cardboard and even wood.

The Glue Glider Pro has various cartridges available (i.e. repositionable, permanent, etc.) though I generally stick to the basic High Tac cartridge. I love that it is easy to apply the adhesive and use it ALL the time for paper crafting.


I tend to add a lot of paint to various craft projects. Whether I’m flat out painting something or just adding a touch of color to a project, I love, love, love having one of these Artist Brush Tubs on my desk. My craft space is nowhere near a sink. And I don’t necessarily want to have to stop what I’m doing to go rinse off a brush. So I keep this tub with water (it comes with a lid) on my desk all the time and open it up when needed. No more ruined paintbrushes because I didn’t rinse them in time (or forgot about them altogether!).

 

What do you think? Do you already have some of these or something similar? We’d love to hear your thoughts on your favorite craft supplies!

Must Have Craft Tips & More!

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Summer Wine Cups

Hello makers! If you don’t already know, I am pretty mermaid obsessed and I have been since I was girl. So naturally, when it starts to warm up and summer starts making it’s way to Arizona, I have a creative urge to make something mermaidesque. Check out these Summer Wine Cups I made!

Aren’t they fun?! The wine cups are plastic (found at Dollar Tree) which makes them the perfect cup for by the pool. I used a pretty, glittery coral vinyl from Expressions Vinyl and designed the images in the Silhouette Design Studio. I used my new Silhouette Cameo that I won at SNAP conference (WOOHOO!) to cut the vinyl images. 

Next I weeded the vinyl and added transfer paper so that I could rub them onto the wine cups. I just love the tiny shell and mermaid on the base of the cups, don’t you?! 

I thought the sayings were fun… Drink like a fish and Shell Yeah! And that glitter… it makes everything better!

I think they turned out so cute… perfect for a lemonade, a watermelon slush, or even wine! 

Be sure to wash these cute cups by hand to preserve the vinyl. 

What summer projects do you have coming up?

Personalized Dog Dishes

Hello there makers! Are you a dog mom? If so, I have the perfect project for you… or for your pup, rather.  Check out these Personalized Dog Dishes. I picked up a couple of plain, aluminum dog dishes from the store and decided it was extremely necessary to personalize them for our pup.

Super cute, right?! I created the decal in the Silhouette design studio, cut it out on Expressions Vinyl using my Silhouette Cameo, weeded the designs and applied them onto the aluminum dog dishes using transfer tape/paper.

Be sure to really smooth over the vinyl to get out all bubbles before removing the transfer tape. 

They were that easy! I even saved the Silhouette designs for you so that you can personalize your dog’s dishes too. Pin this post and email me that you did… I will email you the design so you can make your own!

I love how they turned out and that it only took me about 15 minutes to complete. My Bruzer boy loves his new dishes too! 

Wonder what I should make next for this pup of mine… Do you have any favorite DIY dog projects?

Road Trip Tips and Essentials

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It’s summertime and you know what that means… vacations and road trips! Our family loves a good road trip. Whether it’s some place in our state we want to explore or a cross country trip, bring it on. We love to travel and most of the time we find it easiest to jump in the car and travel that way. Since we do it so often, we have a routine down… a system that works for us and that I thought I would share with you. Though I am no expert, I am full of wanderlust at heart and we travel often, so here are my road trip tips and essentials. This is focused more on road trips and travel with kids, but take whatever info you find helpful.

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  • If you are taking your own vehicle, be sure to have the tires aired up and checked, fluids topped off, and an oil change if necessary.
  • Make your kid(s) a road trip kit complete with a road map, road trip seek & find/BINGO (printables all over Pinterest), book(s), coloring books and twistable crayons (they don’t melt as easily and you avoid paper wrappers and sharpening), Mad Libs, small pillow, and a Kindle or iPad with headphones (loaded with new games, books, music, movies).
  • Download a gas station app so that you can find the best priced gas along the way as well as the nearest gas stations along your journey.
  • Pack easily accessible snacks and drinks. I utilize baggies and plastic containers to the max. I also love personal coolers because they are nice and compact and there’s a flat top to use as a table top in the car.

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  • Utilize rest stops for bathroom breaks and to stretch your legs (and the kids’). Sometimes I’ll have my daughter do a few jumping jacks, sprints, and yoga stretches to get some of the jitters out. It’s fun with the adults participate too!
  • Bring quarters for the kids. We reward good road trip behavior with quarters. Then at rest stops they can be used to purchase a treat or in the quarter machines that have stickers and tiny trinkets.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with lots of empty space for pictures along the way. Don’t be afraid to pull off the road (safely and in the designated areas of course) to take pictures and explore. I love looking back on our family travel photos.
  • Have a road trip play list ready to go. Have all of your family’s favorite songs ready for their listening pleasure. (This can even include audio books!)
  • Research ahead of time! Plot out and find cool and interesting places to stop along the way. This can be natural features, museums, parks, monuments, hikes, visitor centers, thrift and antique stores, farmer’s markets and festivals, historical places, restaurants, etc. Explore!
  • If you’ve done a lot of driving, be sure to check those tires and fluids in the car before you hit the road back home.

And don’t forget to refill those coolers with snacks and drinks for on the way back home! I hope you found my road trip tips helpful.

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This personal cooler is one of my road trip essentials we’ve been bringing on our most recent adventures and I love it (so does my daughter)! It fits my Diet Coke cans nicely as well as my daughter’s road trip snack baggies and water bottle (we refill it with a jug when needed) while keeping everything nice and cool. It’s not too big and bulky, so it fits well in the back seat or on the floor of the car. The flat top lid makes a great surface for snack eating or even coloring pictures.

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I am also loving the new Diet Coke cans with the fun song lyrics on them and felt inspired to add some lyrics to our little cooler. Isn’t it cute?! It’s super easy to do and only took me a few minutes.

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I used my Silhouette Cameo to design and cut a vinyl sticker for the front of the cooler. I used lyrics off of one of the Diet Coke cans I was drinking… because I couldn’t get the song out of my head and I thought it would be clever on a cooler that holds our snacks and drinks. Plus, music is a big part of our road trips, as we are often singing loudly together in the car. No shame here! We love music!

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Head over to your nearest Sam’s Club for Coca-Cola and Diet Coke  and get yourself road trip ready while you sing your favorite song lyrics right off the cans.

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Do you have any road trip tips? I’d love to hear where your family is adventuring to this summer!

DIY Flamingo Shirt

Hello there makers!

I am so excited to finally have a chance to share a craft with y’all. Last month I attended a blogging conference (SNAP) and I needed flamingo attire for one of the themed parties. Of course I waited to the last minute (read: I was busy up until the last second) and couldn’t find anything and didn’t have time to order anything online. Insert crafting opportunity at it’s finest. That’s when I decided I was just going to have to make something myself. Check out how my DIY Flamingo Shirt turned out…

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To make your own, you’ll need:

  • Silhouette Cameo (or a similar machine)
  • freezer paper
  • craft paint and fabric medium
  • iron
  • cardboard
  • sponge brush
  • blow dryer
  • shirt (Walmart for less than $4)

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I used my Silhouette Cameo to create the image I wanted on my shirt and then cut the image out on freezer paper. I put cardboard inside the shirt and placed the freezer paper flamingo and hearts on the shirt.

*You could use the inside of the stencil rather than the outside and get a different look as well.

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After you place the stencil where you want, carefully iron it onto the shirt. Make sure that the shiny part of the freezer paper is down, on the shirt.

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Next you’ll want to get your paints ready. Mix a few drops of medium in with the craft paint and mix around. This will prevent the paint from washing out of your shirt.

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Now you are ready to sponge the paint onto the shirt however you want. I wanted mine to look painted, so I emphasized the sponge look.

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After the area you want is covered, carefully peal off your freezer paper stencil. I used tweezers to help get the freezer paper lifted.

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Use a blow dryer to speed up the drying process and help set the paint onto the shirt. After it’s dry, throw it into the dryer for a quick tumble. Then it’s ready to wear!

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Thank goodness for those last minute craft projects that save your booty! I really love the way it turned out and it was perfect for the party at SNAP conference.

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I even got a special fan girl moment in my DIY Flamingo Shirt with my all time favorite crafter, Heidi Swapp. Talk about awesome!! More details on my fan girl moment and time at SNAP conference to come… it really deserves it’s own blog post!

So go make yourself some freezer stencil shirts, makers! The options are endless and it’s a fun, inexpensive craft. What would you put on a shirt with freezer paper?

 

 

#Ad DIY Fantastic Four Shirts and Boneless Chicken Kabobs

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Hey there friends! I’ve got all kinds of fun to share with y’all today! You get a double whammy with a craft tutorial and a kid-friendly recipe idea all in one post. Check out these #Ad DIY Fantastic Four Shirts and Boneless Chicken Kabobs. Perfect ingredients for a night of family fun!

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Since we are all about superheroes in our house, you can imagine our excitement for the new Fantastic Four movie that’s coming to theaters next month! We can hardly wait! I decided to craft us up a few shirts using the Fantastic Four logo. To do this, I used my Silhouette Cameo and created a design. Before cutting it out on heat transfer vinyl, I mirrored the imaged. 

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Following the rest of the directions on the heat transfer vinyl, I let my Silhouette Cameo do all the hard work. After the images were cut into the vinyl, I removed it from the machine and weeded the images so that just the Fantastic Four logo was left. I placed them on the black shirts where I wanted them and ironed carefully.

Note: The directions say to place a cloth in between the iron and the plastic on the heat transfer vinyl, but my iron is old and doesn’t get too hot. If you are using heat transfer vinyl, please follow the directions on the package to avoid malfunctions. 

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Next, I pealed the plastic sheet off carefully, making sure the vinyl had adhered to the shirt. After I finished all 3, I was DONE! That easy my friends. Now we are ready to wear our shirts to see the new Fantastic Four movie when it hits theaters. 

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Don’t think I forgot about that kid-friendly recipe I promised you! Using Tyson Any’Tizers® Buffalo Boneless Wyngz and Honey BBQ Boneless Wyngz, it’s a quick and easy dinner the kids can help with before heading out to see the movie! Just pop the Tyson Any’Tizers chicken onto a baking sheet and bake according to the directions on the package. While the chicken is baking, prep your carrots and celery by cleaning, pealing, and chopping into 1 inch pieces. Once the chicken is finished baking and cooled, have the kids make kabobs by adding celery, carrots, and Tyson Any’Tizers Buffalo Boneless Wyngz and Honey BBQ Boneless Wyngz to skewers. 

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So easy to throw together and totally kid approved! We had Ranch dressing for dipping sauce, but you can choose whatever you want. And right now, the Tyson Any’tizers are Fantastic Four themed! How fun is that?

  • Mr. Fantastic – Chicken Fries: Reed Richards is a scientific prodigy who has been quietly exploring the universe’s deepest mysteries in his garage, after school. After being transformed by one of his experiments, he can stretch his body into impossible forms and to incredible lengths.
  • Human Torch – Buffalo Boneless Wyngz: Johnny Storm, a troublemaker and a thrill-seeker, Johnny is the rock star of the team. His powers allow him to shoot fireballs, fly at breakneck speeds, and really light it up.
  • Invisible Woman – Popcorn Chicken: Sue Storm is brilliant and beautiful, independent and sarcastic. The power to become invisible and to generate her own force-fields can make her harder to reach than ever—but that won’t stop some of her teammates, especially Reed, from trying.
  • The Thing – Honey BBQ Boneless Wyngz: A rare breed of brawn and heart, Ben Grimm is warm, even sensitive, despite his rough-and-tumble upbringing. He is rock-solid—in more ways than one. A loyal and protective friend, his stone body gives him epic strength and makes him virtually indestructible.

boneless chicken kabobs3 It gets better… Let Tyson Foods take you to the movies! Head to your local Walmart and look for Tyson Any’Tizers®, a line of easy-to-prepare, protein-packed frozen snacks in an assortment of varieties and flavors. Get a ticket to see Fantastic Four by doing the following: 

  • Step 1: Buy – Buy 2 participating Tyson® Any’Tizers® products at Walmart between 6/15/15 and 8/15/15.
  • Step 2: Snap – Snap a picture of your receipt and text or email it to tyson@drvsusa.com by 11:59pm PST on 8/15/15.
  • Step 3: Get – Receive a code redeemable for a movie ticket to see FANTASTIC FOUR while in theaters. Code must be redeemed by 9/30/15 on tysonmovieoffer.com.

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And don’t forget to make your DIY Fantastic Four Shirts so that you and the family can wear them to see the movie after your delicious Boneless Chicken Kabobs dinner!

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What kinds of family fun do you have at your house?

 

Simple Plush Toy Bin

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Hello friends and Happy Friday!! I’ve been busy getting our home ready to list on the market. So we have been renovation, packing, purging, organizing, and cleaning like crazy for the past few weeks. I noticed that my daughter’s stuffed animal collection was taking over her bed (do you have a child like this?). This is not eye candy for a potential buyer, so I created a quick and simple solution. A simple, yet adorable Simple Plush Toy Bin. Complete with glitter letters of course. 

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Since we will be having people walk through our home, I need easy quick ways to pick up toys and clutter on a moments notice. Bins and baskets are great for that! When my relator calls, my daughter can easily put her plush toys into her labeled bin and we can be on our way.

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Here’s how you can make your own! You will need:

  • Fabric bin 
  • Iron on vinyl letters
  • Iron

I used my Silhouette Cameo to design and cut out my vinyl glitter letters, but you can easily purchase the letters done for you if you don’t have a vinyl cutting machine. Here’s how I made mine…

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1. Design your label on your Silhouette software, making sure to measure the surface you are going to apply it to first. 

2. Once you get the text how you like it, select the text and left click on the image. Then select “flip horizontally” so that your text is backwards.

3. Once your text is backwards (mirrored), you can cut the heat vinyl according to Silhouette and heat vinyl directions.

4. Weed your heat vinyl so that only the letters/words remain.

5. Make sure the surface of your bin is clean and lint/dust/hair free. Iron over the surface to heat it up a bit.

6. Apply the vinyl and press it down really, REALLY good. You can use a credit card or driver’s license for this too.

7. Iron over the top of your vinyl (leaving the plastic on). Some vinyls suggest you lay a towel over the top, but my iron doesn’t get hot enough to go through a towel, so I iron right on it very carefully.

8. Peal the clear plastic sheet off slowly, making sure all letters are secure on the bin. If not, run the iron over it again.  

Fill it with stuffies and that’s it! This organization project is so versatile too. You can change the color of the bin, vinyl, and even the wording. We are thinking of doing this to all of my daughter’s bins to make organization a breeze!

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Have you taken the kids to see Disney’s new movie, Inside Out, yet? My daughter absolutely LOVED it and hasn’t stopped talking about it all week. So of course when we were at Walmart the other day, she noticed her favorite characters (read: all of them) as stuffies and even fruit snacks. 

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We started her collection off with the three ‘girl’ characters from the movie, but her bin has room for the other two so I’m sure it’s just a matter of time.

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Head to your local Walmart and grab some of the Inside Out toys. You can even stash them away for future birthday or Christmas gifts (sick that I’m already thinking abou that, right?). 

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So tell me friends- Who was your favorite character from Inside Out? Joy, Anger, Saddness, Disgust, or Fear? 

Shadow Box of Chocolates

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If I were to pick a treat, the perfect one would be a combination of salty and sweet. But I’m also not a girl who will turn down a dessert. My husband, on the other hand, does NOT have a sweet tooth. But, if he were to ever ever ever pick a sweet treat, it would be SNICKERS® hands down. So today I am going to share a gift idea I came up with for my husband… the man that works so hard for our family. Check out this silly Shadow Box of Chocolates! 

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How cute is that?! A little something to bring a smile to my guy’s face. And I just love the vinyl saying… makes me giggle!! 

Here’s what you’ll need to make your own:

  • Shadow box
  • vinyl stencil (I made mine on my Silhouette Cameo)
  • transfer paper/tape
  • SNICKERS® Extreme, Peanut Butter Squares, and SNICKERS® Almond

 I stopped by Circle K to grab the SNICKERS® and my local craft store for the other supplies.

This project is a fairly simple one. First, you want to open up your shadow box and remove the back. 

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Use the velcro the came with your shadow box and cut it into 3 pieces. Apply the velcro to the backs of the  all 3 SNICKERS®.

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Arrange your SNICKERS® onto the back of the shadow box like so… 

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 Next, wipe the glass front of the shadow box to free it of dirt or dust.

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Using your Silhouette, cut the stencil out of vinyl. You can download my 4×6 stencil HERE. Weed your stencil and add the transfer paper/tape to it. Remove the back and apply the vinyl stencil onto the glass. Slowly and carefully remove the transfer paper. Put the shadow box back together…

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And you are ready to give this silly gift to someone you love…someone you want to bring a smile to!

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It’s safe to say that he liked it…

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And he didn’t waste anytime at all with those SNICKERS®, LOL! Love this guy. This would also make a great birthday gift or Father’s Day gift!

Head on over to your nearest Circle K and grab you some yummy SNICKERS® so you can make this gift idea too! 

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DIY Cinderella Tee

Hello and Happy Monday friends! I hope you all had a very Happy Easter! We spent the day at home egg hunting, watching General Conference (church service), eating candy and yummy foods, playing with Easter basket goodies, and spending time together as a family. I was also able to squeeze in some computer time so that I can finally share my daughter’s birthday shirt this year. Check out this DIY Cinderella Tee that I made!

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This project was inspired by Disney’s new Cinderella movie. I love the message in the movie to “Have courage and be kind” and we all know that Cinderella’s slipper plays a big role in the fairy tale. So I knew I wanted to include both of those things in the design. 

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Making the shirt was super easy using my Silhouette Cameo. I design the cut file (download HERE if you want to make this shirt too!) and cut it out on silver glitter heat vinyl. After weeding the vinyl design, I ironed them onto white t-shirts purchased for $5 each at Target. I made two so that L and her bestie could wear them to the movies together. You can get a more detailed tutorial HERE

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We all loved the movie a ton. And the girls got lots of compliments on their custom tees, which they thought was pretty cool. 

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After the movie, we came home for pizza and darling, homemade cookie-topped Cinderella cupcakes (made by Pink Chimney), and sleepover fun. All in all, a great 7th birthday celebration for my girl. 

If you like this post, check out the Cinderella and Prince Charming Peg Dolls I made and Luci’s Minnie Mouse Birthday Party

Do you kids wear a special outfit or shirt for their birthdays? It’s one of our traditions in our family! We look forward to the new birthday shirt each year.

Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great week!