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Friday, June 24, 2016

You're Killin Me Smalls

{Sandlot inspired shirt}


It's summertime! And what's more summery than getting out and playing a good old game of baseball, Or at least watching a baseball classic, like The Sandlot. PS, did you know The Sandlot is on Netflix right now!?


Ok friends, be honest, who else had a crush on Benny? The movie is full of fantstically quotable quotes, and one of my favorites is, "You're killin me Smalls!" 

It just had to end end up on a baseball T. Here's how you can make one too.

First off the supply list: (affiliate links)
Cricut
Iron on vinyl (any color you like)
Blank baseball T
Iron

Step 1: Open the Design Space file. You'll notice I already mirrored the whole file, so it's ready to go! (The two fonts I used are "Heidi Swapp" and "Extreme Fonts- Big League")

Step 2: Cut it out. See this post if you need a good tutorial for cutting iron on vinyl.

Step 3: Weed and iron on to your shirt.

You now have the perfect summer shirt that you can wear FOR-EV-ER.

What's your favorite Sandlot quote?

(ALSO, don't miss out on the chance to win a whole Cricut Explore prize pack in this post herel)

Image Map
(affiliate links)

Monday, June 20, 2016

Personalized Kids Coasters with Cricut

Whether you've just gotten out for summer vacation like us, or you've been enjoying pool time for almost a month now, summer is the perfect time for extra craft projects. I've teamed up with some of my fellow Cricut bloggers to bring you a dozen great ideas for something you can work on this summer. (Remember that some of these links will be affiliate links, and if you buy something I get a small percentage, so thanks bunches!!)


Saturday, June 18, 2016

Where to Buy Letterboards

{Where to Buy Letter Boards}



Have you seen all the letterboards that keep popping up in home decor and on Instagram? If you'd love to have one to add to your own decor for holidays, announcing special events, displaying quotes, or using as photo props, I've found several places where you can buy one. Check them out and see what will be best for you! (some, but not all, of these links are affiliate links--I'll make a few cents if you buy from those links, so thanks!!)

Monday, June 13, 2016

Red White and Blue Vinyl Sign

Expressions Vinyl sent me a set of red, white and blue vinyl to create my own craft project to share with you. All thoughts and opinions are my own.



Stay tuned for the giveaway too--$100 to Expressions Vinyl!
It's one of the best times of the year--time for red, white and blue crafting! Whether it's t-shirts for the fam, bike decorations for a parade, or something to make your home extra patriotic, vinyl is perfect for getting the job done.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Painted Ice Cream Bowls and 2 Ingredient Ice Cream

Are your kids out of school for the summer yet? We have a few days left, but we've had some unusually warm June weather and we're itching to just be done with school already! Even though we aren't completely routine-free yet, I decided it would still be fun to have them work on a craft project and enjoy a tasty treat too.





Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Why I Love my Cricut Explore

As you've read my posts over the last couple of years, you know I love my Cricut. It's not the only machine I've ever owned though, so here's my story, and I'll compare a little the Cricut to a Silhouette and a Black Cat Cougar. 
(This is the part where I tell you that some of these links are affiliate links--I get a small commission so thanks for supporting the blog if you purchase something after following a link!)
Cricut Explore Air


My Cricut Story

Back in 2007 I bought my first Cricut machine. It was the original, small size one, and I was so excited! I was doing a lot of scrapbooking back then. I had two small girls, and they both took naps, so nap time was scrap time. I was also making a lot of cards and had a few Cricut cartridges that let me add a lot of cute things to both. Eventually I started using a third-party software to design some of my own cut files.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Vinyl Kids Name Signs

(Disclosure where I tell you that some of these links are affiliate links--thanks for helping out my blog when you make a purchase!--and, this post is sponsored by Expressions Vinyl)
At SNAP conference last month I won a whole pack of vinyl from Expressions Vinyl. One of every color! I split the sheets up with my roommates, making sure to grab some that I knew were my kids' favorite colors.