Wooden, canvas and metal signs

reversed wooden panel sign

There are a lot of options for signs. I’m currently trying out several techniques and materials. Reversed canvas: The inside frame is used and decorated canvas has been re-attached on the back of it. Wooden panel: They have way nicer edges when you turn it around and the back panel is thin wood. Metal sign: These tin plaques are fun … Read More

Personalized pillows

Valentine's Day personalized pillow

A few 18″x18″ pillows with a Valentine slogan of heat transfer vinyl and stuffed with an oversized insert 🙂 The pillow cases are envelope style and can go in the washer (warm or cold with mild detergent) and dryer (normal setting)! I made them without the names and will add them when a client buys them.

Vinyl decals on mugs

vinyl on mugs

Now I have a thing for mugs… I have a modest collection of a few dozen mugs on a peg board in the kitchen, but it’s already full. And now I have a new hobby in making more mugs!! Oh my goodness, where will that end?! I am practising putting vinyl decals on cheap dollar store mugs for now and … Read More

Christmas decor with trailer and vinyl

Something I had in my mind for a while and was more work than I’d like to admit haha. I cut and painted the wood myself, glued buffalo plaid fabric on the back after adding a Happy Holidays vinyl iron-on decal, added ribbon on the sides and a little scenery with a trailer ornament, a miniature tree and glitter. I … Read More

Personalized Signs

personalized engagement sign

Whether we use the Cricut to make a vinyl decal for these, or a stencil to paint on them – signs are among the funnest things we can make! Esp. when it’s personalized!

Vinyl Wall Decals

vinyl wall decal

One of the first things I made with my new Cricut cutting machine last year, were some basic wall decals for my craftsroom. I used removable Cricut vinyl for this that came with the Cricut.

Star Lanterns with LED lights

star lanterns with LED lights

Made out of sturdy, thick cardstock and battery operated LED lights, these star lanterns are like some of the stars we admired on German Christmas markets! I was thrilled that Jennifer Maker has a pattern for these stars on her website – I slightly adapted the cut files to add LED lights.

Non-medical cloth masks

selection of homemade cloth masks

When it became more and more clear in the COVID-19 pandemic that our homemade masks can make a difference in preventing spread of the virus, I decided to give this a try. I am no professional seamstress, but I know my way around a basic sewing machine and dove into the various recommendations and patterns for homemade cloth face masks. … Read More