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Let it Snow Ornament – a Silhouette/Cricut Project Idea

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As soon as I finished my Let it Snow SVG design, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it! My sister-in-law had made some cute snowman ornaments last year with clear plastic ornaments and styrofoam beads. I wanted to put this design on one, but being a fairly detailed design I wasn’t sure […]

Oracal 641 matte permanent vinyl – review and project idea

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It’s HERE! Oracal has FINALLY made a permanent outdoor vinyl that is matte instead of glossy! Why is this a big deal? Well – to be honest, Oracal vinyl is fabulous but sometimes I don’t want the gloss. My personal style is more understated, and so I have often chose the more-work routine of stenciling/painting/etc […]

Etsy SEO 101: How a Full Time Seller Does SEO for Etsy

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(Updated October 2021) Hi there! Having trouble figuring out Etsy SEO? I’m Bethany. I’m a full time Etsy seller, single mother and I support my family selling products on Etsy and my own website since 2012. And today, I’m going to take you through Etsy SEO 101 – exactly the same process I have used […]

Grand Opening for my SVG Shop & Rewards Program!

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PLEASE NOTE THIS PROMOTION IS EXPIRED AS OF SEPTEMBER 2017 Welcome welcome welcome! And THANK YOU for helping me kick off my Board & Batten Design SVG Shop GRAND OPENING! One of the things I wanted most and was able to do, was have a rewards program for my customers (you!).

How to Perfectly Center Vinyl Stencils on Wood Signs, Every Time

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There’s nothing quite like pulling off a stencil to reveal beautiful, crisp lines… …and then you take a step back and notice your design is WAY crooked or off center. It’s the WORST especially when you’re painting on stained wood and you can’t just repaint it. Never fear! I’ve got a fix for you and […]

Project Idea: DIY Chalkboard Menu Sign for Silhouette or Cricut

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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 […]