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Project Idea: DIY Chalkboard Menu Sign for Silhouette or Cricut

I love whitewash and I love chalkboard so it kinda seemed like a given that I’d make a whitewashed DIY chalkboard menu sign for myself 🙂 This project was fun and easy and best of all, it LOOKS pretty fancy. You can use any stain colors if you don’t want to use the whitewash, of … Continue reading “Project Idea: DIY Chalkboard Menu Sign for Silhouette or Cricut”

Project Idea: DIY “Man Cave” Sign with Bottle Opener

Looking for a great Father’s Day project? Look no further, I’ve got you covered! Today I’m making this great distressed wood “Man Cave” sign with an attached cast iron bottle opener. I’ll be using the PVPP (Paint Vinyl Paint Peel) method with cream colored lettering on top of a distressed wood background, and using a … Continue reading “Project Idea: DIY “Man Cave” Sign with Bottle Opener”

Tutorial: How to Ship a Coffee Mug Without It Arriving Broken

Today we’re going to talk about how to securely pack & ship a coffee mug so it doesn’t arrive broken. My very first product that I sold with my sublimation business was coffee mugs. However, once I actually SOLD one, a new challenge presented itself: How do you ship a coffee mug without it breaking? … Continue reading “Tutorial: How to Ship a Coffee Mug Without It Arriving Broken”

Tutorial: How To Stencil Paint A Coffee Mug With A Silhouette Or Cricut Cutting Machine

  Today, we’re going to learn how to paint a coffee mug with a stencil. But – not just any stencil – you’ll cut your own stencil using vinyl on your Silhouette or Cricut machine. (Also – if you don’t have a vinyl cutter, you can do simple straight sided shapes with painter’s tape easily.) … Continue reading “Tutorial: How To Stencil Paint A Coffee Mug With A Silhouette Or Cricut Cutting Machine”

Etsy Business Tips: 5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Making Sales On Etsy

You’ve been making your stuff for a while now, and you’re pretty good at what you do. People have been telling you for ages that you should start selling it on Etsy, right? So you set up a shop, take some photos, and put up your items and start raking in the cash. Or… not … Continue reading “Etsy Business Tips: 5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Making Sales On Etsy”

Cutting Business Tips: 4 Reasons Using Product Mockups Makes Your Business More Professional

For today’s cutting business tip, we’re talking about product mockups. Four awesome reasons, in fact, why you would benefit from using them in your business. So, without much ado, here is my list! Reason One: Product Mockups Save Your Business Money One of the reasons why I just love the vinyl cutting & dye sublimation … Continue reading “Cutting Business Tips: 4 Reasons Using Product Mockups Makes Your Business More Professional”