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  1. Teddy Bear Parade Cricut Cartridge Ideas

    by Richelle Naegle 15 men on a dead teddy's chest- Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Drink and the teddy had done for the rest- Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum I am pretty sure that's how it goes in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Update: since publishing this post, Provo Craft has released their own line of faux leather...
  2. We R Memory Keepers Punch Board Projects

    by Richelle Naegle We R Memory Keepers has a great line of Punch Boards on the market right now. Some of the most popular ones that we carry are the Envelope punch board, the Gift Bag punch, as well as the Flower punch board and the Pinwheel punch board! And if you haven't had a chance yet, you should definitely check...
  3. To You From Me Cricut Cartridge Ideas

    by Richelle Naegle Update: since publishing this post, Provo Craft has released their own line of Cricut faux leather sheets. It's been quite a while since Cricut has come out with a new cartridge. I am extremely excited about both of these latest releases. The first we will cover today, the To You From Me Cricut cartridge. Ideas started flowing as...
  4. July 2016 Free SVG Designs: Pool Party Card SVG, Calendar SVG’s

    Here we are with July just around the corner and the summer is really heating up! If you are planning on having family get-togethers, or are wanting to host an event with friends for the 4th of July or Pioneer Day (it's a big state holiday here in Utah where our company headquarters are), Aaron came up with (3) fun...
  5. Ruler Studio Projects - We R Memory Keepers

    by Richelle Naegle Back in January, when we went to the CHA Show we were introduced to this exciting new product line from We R Memory Keepers called called Ruler Studio. We all immediately fell in love with it. After patiently waiting for months, we finally got the collection in stock and I quickly went to work. So I bought the Natural...
  6. Father's Day Card-Making Projects

    by Richelle Naegle Father's day is coming up this weekend and if you haven't made your Father's Day cards yet, you still have a little bit of time, so why not try these fun Father's day card-making projects that Dad is sure to love? Tool-Themed Father's Day Cards This first card (to the right) is from Lori Whitlock. You can...
  7. How to Foil Your Vinyl Material (Infographic)

    by Richelle Naegle One day while searching Pinterest, I found a video that someone had made on the Heidi Swapp page where she used Silhouette permanent vinyl with her laminator machine to foil the vinyl, The purpose was so that she could adhere the design to a coffee mug. You can check out that video here. We've made an infographic to explain the process so you know how to foil your vinyl material. I also offer my own handiwork below the infographic, so you can see how it works in action. Without further ado: how to foil your vinyl material infographic Continue reading →
  8. Free Happy Chewbacca .SVG T-Shirt Design Download

    Have you seen the Chewbacca Mask Lady video that exploded on Facebook? Of course you have. Everybody's seen it (and if you haven't seen it, scroll down). Candace Payne is the lady behind the mask and her video garnered over 140 million views in a matter of days. Well, we laughed so hard that we decided it might be fun to make a related design for fabric projects using Cricut Iron-On, Silhouette heat transfer, and more. Here is the design Aaron Meyers came up with: happy chewbacca t-shirt design concept Continue reading →
  9. Watercolor Crafts & Art by erin the great

    If you would like to contact the artist, you can reach her at hello@art-by-erin.com One of the most beautiful mediums in the visual arts is watercolor painting. It's aptly named watercolor because of how the paint is made up of pigments that are suspended in a water-based solution. Typically the paint is applied to paper surfaces, but it works with...
  10. June 2016 Free SVG Designs: Father's Day Card SVG, Anniversary Card SVG, Calendar SVG’s

    It's almost June and that means that it's Dad's turn to be the theme of our free monthly design downloads. Aaron Meyers has created (3) cards, (1) quote, (1) June calendar design, and (2) calendar icons. As always, the files are in SVG format so that they will work seamlessly with your Explore Air, or Silhouette CAMEO, and more. Scroll...
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