If you’ve been around the online Cricut/Silhouette/craft cutting industry for more than 10 seconds you MIGHT have heard about issues with trademark/copyright infringement. As in, people are often accidentally infringing on a trademark and sometimes we don’t know when something is TM’d or not. Yeah – it’s kind of a big deal. Unfortunately. ‼️ (AND […]
Reverse canvases are a fun, easy way to make great framed signs for your home using your vinyl cutting machine. One of the benefits of a reverse canvas is there’s no worrying about stenciling or painting or bleed lines. You simply use HTV (heat transfer vinyl) to create your design. Since there are lots of […]
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. You’ve just spent a half an hour stenciling a design onto a gorgeous piece of stained wood with a vinyl stencil. Finally finished, you pull up the stencil to reveal… PAINT BLEEDS. Augh! So annoying! But never fear, I’m here to teach you my method for getting […]
(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 […]
Sometimes, you’ll buy an SVG file bundle and find that instead of each design being its own file, the designs may all be on one file. This is usually done to conserve space (as opposed to having 100+ files per zip file) but it can be frustrating to deal with, specifically if you are using […]
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 […]
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?
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.) For […]