Motivational Quotes and Phrases For Your Wall

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Everyone goes through tough times, and moments of uncertainty, where negativity clouds our train of thoughts. At times like these, motivational quotes and phrases are the quickest effective way to lift your spirits. We have lots of these on our site, and we’ve put some together, just for you.

10 Motivational Quotes and Phrases | Cut Files

We also made a few changes here and there in the design of the cut file, which you can too!

1. Start Somewhere

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Start Somewhere‘ today. This little quote is perfect for telling yourself that you should always make the first move no matter how small it is. In our version, we made the flag green, just like how green on a traffic light means ‘go’, you should start today!

 

2. Be Creative

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Be Creative‘ when trying to come up with something. Sometimes, we forget to think outside the box, which usually leads us coming to a dead end.  In our version of this little phrase, we made the bulb stand out with the yellow, signifying the little ‘ding’ you get when you have an eureka moment.

 

3. Be You

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Here’s a little reminder to stay true to yourself, and ‘Be YOU‘  whenever facing challenges, as you are your best self. For us, we decided to tweak it a little and point the arrows towards the word ‘you’ to emphasize it a little more.

 

4. Aim High

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Just because things aren’t going the way we like, does not mean we give up on aiming high. For our version of the cut file, we decided to center the cute rocket between the words, making it look like it’s pushing the word ‘Aim‘ higher.

 

5. Invest In Yourself

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Sometimes, you need to remember to ‘Invest In Yourself”. Just pushing yourself to achieve more will tire you out, and affect your progress. This would be a sweet little reminder to let yourself know it is okay to spoil yourself sometimes, be it on a course that you are interested in, or just a day off to rest.

 

6. Do Not Give Up

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Okay, we do fall into the trap of wanting to take the easy way out when things go south. This phrase, is probably the most persistent one of the lot. Definitely a necessity in your workplace.

 

7. Keep Moving Forward

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This is one phrase that would help you keep your head up, reminding you to stay focused. We decided to add some gold in there because, why not? But then again, the colours you use are up to you :)

 

8. Stay Positive

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Don’t let negativity eat into your thoughts and progress. Always try to ‘Stay Positive‘, as with a positive mindset you will find it easier to work better.

 

9. Prove Them Wrong

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Go ahead and prove everyone who said you couldn’t that you actually can. Rebel against the negativity that you receive from those who pull you down with their words. ‘Prove them wrong‘ is a very inspiring quote and we believe it should be in everybody’s workplace or study room!

 

10. Take It Easy

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If all else fails, remember to ‘Take It Easy‘. There isn’t a point in getting all worked up over an issue that’s just going to make you feel unhappy. We felt that blue and purple carried a more calming feel, hence using them in our version.


 

And, that concludes our list of 10 Phrases! Feel free to check out our other posts, like this simple tutorial on making a customized mug. Or maybe this post on graphic cut files for your cushion at home!

To end this post on a jovial note, here’s a fresh freebie just for you;

 

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Customized Cactus Mug by Aubrey C | Craftbundles

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Hey everyone! I absolutely love collecting fun cups, and customizing your own is a way to keep the cost down but still have cute items in your cupboards! Here’s how you can customize your own mug using a fun design from Craft Bundles and adhesive vinyl. So let’s get started!

Supplies needed:
  • Cactus Design from The Dazzling Craft Bundle
  • Adhesive Vinyl (permanent glossy)
  • A Blank Mug
  • Cutting Machine (I used a Silhouette Cameo)
  • Weeding Tool
  • Transfer Tape

 

STEP ONE: Create your design

Open up your software and import the SVG cactus design. What’s great is these designs come ready to cut! Yay :)! Click the corner of the design and size it accordingly so that it will fit on your mug.

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Next, go to your cut settings panel and select vinyl, glossy. Place your vinyl onto your cutting mat, right side up. Change your blade depth accordingly and let your machine get to work!

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Pro tip: When putting vinyl onto a material that you want to stay for a long time (like a mug, or car decal, etc.) you want to always use permanent glossy vinyl. It has a stronger adhesive and can withstand a lot more wear than your typical vinyl.

 

STEP TWO: Weed design

Now you want to peel off the vinyl that you won’t be using. Grab a corner and gently peel it. Check out those awesome cut lines!

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Take a pair of craft tweezers or a weeding tool and take out the little insides of the letters, leaving just the design.

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Now our design is all weeded and ready to apply!

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STEP THREE: Apply design onto mug

Take a piece of transfer tape and stick it over your vinyl design. Use a scraper tool to smooth out any wrinkles.

Pro tip: When working with curved surfaces like this mug, I love using grid line transfer tape. We only have one shot at placing the vinyl onto the mug, so grid lines helps me center it as I apply the design.

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Next, peel off the backing paper of the vinyl. This will expose the adhesive side of your vinyl.

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Now carefully place your design onto your mug. Since we are using permanent vinyl, we only have one shot at placement! Start in the middle of your design and gently rub it outwards.

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Pro tip: When applying vinyl to a curved surface, cut slits into your transfer tape before placing the design onto your mug. That way, you can move parts of the design a bit to prevent bubbles and wrinkles.

Now peel off the transfer tape and you have a fun customized mug!

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Tips on how to care for your mug:

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  • Since vinyl is a thin plastic, avoid the microwave. It will cause the vinyl to melt!
  • Many people have had success with their mugs in the dishwasher on the top rack. If you do, turn the water temperature down. But to be safe, stick with hand washing it.
  • If you use permanent glossy vinyl, and take care of your mug, it should hold up for a long time!

Now what cups and mugs are you going to customize using the fun Dazzling Craft Bundle??


 

A guest post by Audrey C, of Project Silhouette

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About me
My name is Aubrey and I am currently from Kaysville, Utah. I’m married to a wonderful husband and we have three silly, energetic kids. I love anything creative, including refinishing furniture, interior design, making fun party favors, holiday decor, and of course all things made with my Silhouette machine. I enjoy using my creativity as part of my every-day life, and I love inspiring others to do the same!

Follow me on Instagram: @projectsilhouette

 

Featured Interview with Kenna Sato Designs | Craftbundles

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Meet our very first featured designer McKenna, the amazing one woman show behind Kenna Sato Designs. You would have probably seen a lot of her work online, and she is especially known for her unique clip arts and vinyl decals. She is also the first to be in a featured designer bundle on our site, The Nifty Clipart Pack .

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Read on as she sheds some light on her journey as a designer;

How long have you been a designer? 

I started designing about 10 years ago as a hobby, but it wasn’t until 2-3 years ago that I was able to make designing my full-time job.

Featured product: Hello Autumn by KennaSato Design
Featured product: Hello Autumn

What is the one item you cannot live without? 

This is pretty old-fashioned, but when it comes to designing, I can’t live without my pencil and notebook! I have tried sketching on art tablets and other devices, but in my opinion, nothing beats a plain ol’ piece of paper.

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Featured product: Pumpkins and Banners 

Do you have any pets? 

I have two horrible cockatiels that I love very much, their favourite thing to do is bite the keys off my keyboard whenever I am trying to get work done.

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What’s a fun fact that people would like to know about you? 

One time, I tripped over Lindsay Lohan at the mall 😀

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Featured product: Watercolor Sweet Christmas

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? 

I’ve sort of been obsessed with Iceland recently. I’d say it’s currently at the top of my list of places I would like to visit.

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Featured product: Space Doodles

What would your superhero name be ? 

It’s between Captain Clip Art or Design-O

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Featured product: Halloween Characters

If you weren’t a designer, what would you be doing ? 

I’m currently getting my degree in information technology, so I would most likely be doing something in that field.

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Featured product: North Pole

What’s your No.1 hobby after design?

Watching TV!

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Featured product: Potted Succulents

How would you describe your design style? 

Whimsical :)

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Featured product: Hipster Animals

Lastly, what advice would you give your fellow designers? 

As cliche as this sounds, my advice is to be patient when it comes to learning new techniques and programs. I remember how frustrating and overwhelming it was to learn the design programs, but I’m glad I stuck with it!

 

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If you have suggestions for future featured designers, let us know in the comments below!

 

10 Patriotic Fourth of July Cut Files

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Are you all ready for the Fourth of July parties? Or have you been way too busy to even start preparing for the celebrations?

No matter what, we have got your back for last minute preparations for this joyous celebration. This list of Fourth of July themed SVG Cut files are suitable for anything you would like to craft, be it a few days or an hour before your parties.

10 Fourth of July SVG Cut Files

1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA

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Well, obviously we’re celebrating America’s birthday on this fourth of July, hellooooo. Get this super cute cake SVG cut file by clicking on the image. We feel that this would look super cute on a mason jar or mug as you celebrate throughout the day with drinks.

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2. Uncle Sam’s Hat

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For good measure, here is an SVG of Uncle Sam’s hat. If you want to carry the spirit of Uncle Sam on this Fourth of July, this top hat is just for you! Customize your shirt however you like with iron-ons of this top hat. Unless you want just one. :)

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3. Happy Independence Day

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Perfect design for a t-shirt to wear on the Fourth of July. Why buy a mass produced t-shirts when you can customize one each for the whole family ? Your friends will be jealous, and the design looks like it came from a branded store 😱

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4. Proud To Be American 

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Why not show your pride on your sleeve this Fourth of July? Or, in this case on your chest. Let everyone know you are a proud American!

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5. Firecrackers

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If you love watching the fireworks on the Fourth of July, get this firecracker cut file. Use it to customise your top, your bag, your shoes, and so much more. Here is an example of what you can do with it. By placing it on your mason jar, you will definitely have an explosively awesome night 😀

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6. I’m  Free Because Of The Brave 

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Wear your pride on your shirt this Fourth of July and remember those who were brave to fight for the freedom of the country! Celebrate it with this cut file 😀

 

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7. I Love America

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Here’s another SVG to show your pride for your country. Take it up a notch with this ‘I LOVE America’ cut file.

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8. Flag of USA

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Or you’d prefer this simple SVG cut file. The flag of America ! This super cute flag is great for all Fourth of July crafts. Go forth and craft! For a themed party, just print it on sticker paper for an easy decor, and stick it wherever suits your fancy 😉

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9. Proud To Be An American (Statue of Liberty)

 

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This cut file of the Statue of Liberty in between the words give off an expensive vibe. It looks good, stretched on a shirt, or you can even have it on one corner of the bust area.  Feel free to experiment !


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10.  The Bald Eagle 

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The Bald Eagle is America’s national bird, and when better to rock this cut file than the Fourth of July? Combine it with another one of the cut files and make a cool statement shirt. Or you could even print it on a white sheet of cloth and wear it as a cape.

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Just for a treat, here’s a Free Independence Day SVG cut file for you crafters :) Share with us your creations by tagging us on your posts on social media!

 

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Click if You’d Love To See More Patriotic Fourth of July Cut Files

Must Have: The Magical Craft Bundle

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Have you got your hands on the Magical Craft Bundle yet?

It’s at a huge discount of only $19 for over 110 SVG cut files, definitely a steal! But if you’re still wondering whether you should get it, stay till the end of this post and you’ll definitely have your answer.  You won’t want to miss it 😉

Here’s why you should get the Magical Craft Bundle

It’s got super cute unicorn cut files like these;

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But if these aren’t good enough..

Then how about these extremely adorable ones?

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Can you already picture using these adorable unicorn themed cut files? No?

Then how about this one;

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Have these got your creative thoughts flowing?

In continuation with the cute little characters included in this bundle, we have three sets of adorable baby sloths included.

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All elements in these little sloth sets come separately, so you can place them however you like.

Anyone will love these cuties 😉

 

 

 

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Here’s a little craft inspiration

Besides these lazy sloths, you will also find a variety of other cute character SVG cut files in the Magical Craft Bundle.

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The Kawaii Woodland Animals look great on baby onesies
The Kawaii Woodland Animals look great on baby clothes.

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There is also a selection of SVG files specifically for boys in this bundle, like the ones above. Or even these ‘scary’ looking sharks;

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Menacing sharks for your tough cookie 😉 (Psst there is another whole set of sharks in the bundle itself!)

If that doesn’t sell it for you, then perhaps these Avocados will do.

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How adorable are these? 

Printing these ado-vacados  on a kitchen towel would just light up your day. Something about avocados just make it all better.

Unless mermaids are your call. With the name Magical Craft Bundle, you can’t expect us to miss out on the mermaids right?

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And they even come with quotes! Don’t worry, no one is too old to be a mermaid 😉

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Unless you prefer being a Unicorn 😉

But if you’re looking for more fun quotes, there are lots of them in this bundle. Take for instance these ones below !

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For more information of the products in the bundle;

Click here to access The Magical Craft Bundle 

Summer SVG Files For Beach Totes

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It’s here! The season for carrying cute beach totes is approaching. You definitely can’t make it through summer without carrying one. It holds everything you need from sunscreen, to bug repellent and a book for beach trips. Although there are lots of beach totes that would be out on sale, we sometimes prefer to have a personalised tote with our own style. Perhaps, we could even save on the cost when making our own.

Here are some Summer inspired cut files to design your beach tote with!

These can be cut onto whatever coloured vinyl or material you prefer, so don’t worry about the colours here :) 

Summer SVG Files For Beach Totes

1. Beauty and The Beach

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 What is the beach without beauties like you? 😉  This could be your statement beach tote for the upcoming summer season, so get it now !

2. ALOHA Summer

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What’s a summer without tons of watermelon. Watermelon juice, watermelon ice cream, and…… a watermelon tote. Why not?

3. Coconut on Holiday

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Another treat we definitely can’t miss out in the coming sunny days. Hydration is important, and coconuts are the way to go! This super cute coconut SVG has a tiny umbrella on it.

4. Life is Better in Flip Flops

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 But of course, the ‘traditional’ footwear for summer is flip flops 😀 Definitely our tagline for the upcoming summer. Life is so much better in flip flops.

5. Beach Life 

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 This cute float SVG file is the perfect depiction of what our life will be like this summer season. Day in, day out, the beach life it shall be!

6. Beach Girl 

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 If you loved the previous SVG’s, you definitely shouldn’t miss out on this one. Make one for all the girls in your life! They’d be so thankful for this cute tote.

7. I Need Vitamin Sea 

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The wordplay in this little phrase is so much fun. We need vitamin ‘sea‘ which is why we’re planning to head to the beach right this very moment. Your tote will definitely be an attention grabber with this printed on it.

8. Ice creams and Popsicles 

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Combine these two SVG files if you like, or arrange them in any other way you’d like to. Summer season is all about the heat, and to beat the heat you need icy-pops and ice cream. Stay cool with these two on your tote.


 

Spot any SVG files you love? We hope this post has given you some ideas on how you would like to personalise your tote bags for the summer. Don’t be afraid to experiment, and let your creativity flow !

To start you off, here’s a free SVG file for the summer;

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Check out our site for more bargains ! 

10 Father’s Day SVG Files For $1

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Father’s Day is this coming Sunday and it is time to celebrate the father figures in our lives. What have you got planned for this upcoming special day? Have you already made plans to take your dad out for dinner, or have you already got a gift for him?

No?

Well, worry not cause we at Craftbundles have got your back!

Here are some SVG files made specifically for Father’s Day at only $1 each. These are perfect for personalizing a tailor-made gift for any father figure in your life. After all, the best gifts are handmade 😉

Psst! Stay till the end of the post for a little inspiration 

 

10 Father’s Day SVG Files for $1

1. World’s Greatest Dad

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Want to shout it out at the top of your lungs about how your dad is the greatest ? Then this is perfect for you.

 

2. Super Dad

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Let him know that he’s your one and only superhero, SuperDad!

 

3. My Dad’s Totally Rad

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Or maybe your dad is just the ‘coolest’ person ever, and you want to show him off. This would look great on a personalized baby onesie or shirt.

 

4. Awesome Dad

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Dad, you’re just plain awesome. Lay it out there for him, and let him know!

 

5. King Of The House

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Worship him, especially on his special day. Treat him like a king!

 

6. Thanks Dad 

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Got a dad that’s amazing at fixing everything? This SVG with little tool icons on it is perfect to thank him for every single time he fixed something for you.

 

7. Happy Father’s Day Mug With Glasses and Moustache

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Does this cute little graphic remind you of your dad? With the moustache and glasses, it seems to remind us of our dad as well.

 

8. Rockin’ The Dad Life 

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Want to let your dad know that he’s actually doing a really good job? This SVG is the perfect thing.

 

9. Ain’t No Dad Like The One I Got 

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Probably the best thing for a dad to hear, this would immediately put a smile on his face.

 

10. Daddy To Be

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This is for any of the Daddy-to-be’s you happen to know. Best to prep them early, for their future ahead as a dad. Throw them a soon-to-be dad party!


Here’s the little inspiration for a gift;

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A personalized mug will never go wrong, and he will definitely use it for coffee or for anything, anytime of the day.

So what are you waiting for? Grab one of these SVG files and start crafting, or head on over here for more files like these.

For a treat, here’s a FREEBIE for Father’s Day!

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY FROM ALL OF US AT CRAFTBUNDLES

 

How To Customize Drinkware (Tutorial)

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A tutorial by Sheryl H, from Diyxe.

One of my absolute favorite things to do with my Cricut is to customize drinkware, I even have the overflowing cupboards to prove it! There are just so many fun ideas, what’s a girl to do!

Let’s Begin!

Supply List

  • Stainless Steel Tumbler
  • Weeding Tool
  • Scraper Tool
  • Transfer Tape
  • Vinyl

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Step By Step Process

Step 1: Find Your Design

Head over to craftbundles.com and snag their Magical Bundle. CraftBundles offer amazing design bundles at super affordable prices, and covers commercial licensing! This license allows you to use their designs for yourself, all your friends and to sell! For this tutorial, I used the “together is a wonderful place to be” file as it’s the perfect design for summer drinkware!

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Step 2: Load your Image into Design Space.

Once you have chosen a design, download the bundle, unzip the file and import the SVG into Cricut design space. I recommend selecting all pieces that are the same color and clicking the weld or attach button in the bottom right corner. This method uses a little more vinyl, but I find it much easier to get the image lined up and straight when doing this.

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Step 3: Cut out the design

Make sure your Cricut is set to vinyl, load your vinyl and cut! For this tutorial I used Oracle 651 “Pink” and Styletech Glitter “Rosy”

Step 4:  Weed out the unwanted parts.

After your vinyl is cut, use your weeding tool and remove any parts of the vinyl that are not part of the final design.

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Step 5: Transfer Tape

Starting with the pink design, cover it with transfer tape and press down firmly with your scrapper tool.  Flip your design over and carefully peel of the backing of the vinyl, exposing the adhesive side of your vinyl.

Take the piece of transfer tape with the pink design on it and repeat the step over the rosy design. Be careful when lining up the design so that everything is straight when you put it on the tumbler.

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Step 6: Placing your Design

Place your design right side up onto your tumbler and use your scrapper or fingers to rub the vinyl on. Carefully peel the transfer tape off, leaving the vinyl on the tumbler.

After removing the transfer tape, press down on the vinyl to make sure all the vinyl is secured.Let vinyl cure 48 hours before getting wet.

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So there you have it, customized drinkware in a few easy steps!

Don’t forget to head over to Craft Bundles and check out their awesome designs!


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About the author

Chiropractor by day and a DIY-er by night.  I have a passion for building and creating. I believe every handmade item has a story to tell. There is no better feeling than seeing an idea you dreamed up come to life. Through my items and tutorials I hope to share this passion with others. My quirky style will insure your home is full of products as unique as you!

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Using The May Craft Bundle to Enhance Your Images

Every month we at Craftbundles launch a new bundle, which is filled with lots of amazing goodies at a greatly discounted rate. For our May bundle, we released The May Craft Bundle with lots of SVG cut files in it.  Perfect for all the crafting, eh?

 

What if we said that there was more to the bundle itself, and that you could use it for other purposes like to enhance your images? After all this bundle is filled with other crafting files like fonts and graphics.

Here are some images we enhanced, using The May Craft Bundle;

 

1. This Skyscraper View 

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This was created using the Altoys font in the bundle. The only other things needed were an image, and a white rectangle with an adjusted opacity. This lead to this simple yet eye-catching enhanced image.

 

2. This Breakfast With A Quote 

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This flat lay photo seemed to be lacking something at first, but after typing out a quote with the Mellony font from the bundle it seemed to fill in the empty space on the image. The specific Mellony font used in this photo is the ‘dry brush’ version, but the bundle also includes a ‘smooth, normal’ version.

 

3. This Instagram Image With A Quote

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This square image of a desert-like road with a blue streak is interesting, but is also a perfect background for inspiring quotes like this one. The font Thorny from the bundle was used for the inspiring quote on the image.  The only other thing that was added was the black rectangle with a lower opacity level, and the contrast of the image was slightly increased. This resulted in a perfect image for inspiring others on Instagram.

 

4. This Homemade Marmalade 

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This image of mum’s homemade marmalade was a bit too boring on it’s own, and so using the frame available from the Pink Lilies Watercolor graphic in the bundle, we created this framed image of mum’s homemade marmalade. With the frame, it brings out the marmalade more, making it look attractive.

 

5. This Bouquet of Baby Breaths 

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As dainty as these Baby’s Breath flowers in the bouquet, the font Gingerbread Cookie in the bundle fit perfectly with the image. The special thing about this font is that it comes as two, Gingerbread and Cookie, whilst Gingerbread is the upright font, the latter is the more cursive, lazy one. These fonts are perfect to be used over images as they don’t overpower it. For the image, its opacity was toned down a notch and a translucent rectangle was placed over it to support the font.

 


 

There are still lots of fonts, graphics and a huge variety of cut files that you can explore in The May Craft Bundle.

Feel free to experiment and share it with us ! We’d love to see what you get up to with the bundles.

The May Craft Bundle will be expiring in about a week, so make sure you grab it whilst you can;

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Check out the new Magical Craft Bundle as well !

Whimsical Iron-on Kitchen Towel Project

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Hello everyone ! It’s Debbie O’Neal of Scrap Me Quick Designs, here to share a quick Iron-On Kitchen Towel Project using a fun SVG image from the May Craft Bundle. This would make a clever gift or just something whimsical for your very own kitchen. 

For today’s tutorial, we will be using the “When In Doubt, Add Bacon” SVG file from Tizzy Labs.

 

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I literally squealed (sorry piggy) when I saw this… we do so love bacon at our house.

 

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Here’s what you’ll need;

  • 1  When In Doubt, Add Bacon SVG file (The May Craft Bundle) – downloaded and installed for die cut machine usage 
  • 1  Cotton Kitchen Towel – Find on Amazon, Kitchen Stores, Discount Stores
  • 1  Roll of Iron-On/ Heat Transfer Vinyl (Navy or color of your choice)
  • A Weeding Tool
  • An Electronic Die Cut Machine  (I used Cricut Maker with Cricut Design Space but it works with Silhouette or other electronic die cut machines capable of cutting SVG files)
  • 1  Household Iron or Heat Press or Cricut Easy Press (I used the Cricut Easy Press)
  • A firm flat surface and a heat resistant pad or towel folded in half to use when you do the ironing

 

Step 1

Upload the SVG file to your electronic die cut software, here I am using the Cricut Design Space software for Cricut Maker. And then add to your virtual mat as shown below.

Step 1

Step 2

Size your image to fit your kitchen towel. I sized mine at 9“w X 8 “h. In Cricut Design Space, I needed to use the “Attach” feature so that image would remain together for cutting.

Step 2

Step 3

Select the material setting on your die cut machine to cut Iron-On/Heat Transfer Vinyl . In Cricut Design Space, I use Iron-On Vinyl setting. And hit the Make It button.

Step 3

Step 4

Make sure you select MIRROR Image as you need to cut the image in reverse when you use Iron-On/Heat Transfer Vinyl. In Cricut Design Space there is a MIRROR Image toggle switch you need to turn on prior to continuing your cut. You will notice it flips the image to reverse on the virtual mat. IMPORTANT: The shiny side (plastic liner) side goes down on your cutting mat so the image can be cut in reverse.

Step 4

Step 5

After cutting, WEED the Iron-On Vinyl. Note: Weeding means taking away the parts of the image you don’t which to keep. To keep waste to a minimum, I cut out the image from the larger vinyl sheet before I start weeding.

 

Step 6

Place weeded image on towel centered on bottom half. Apply the heat to the towel and iron-on vinyl according to directions for the Iron-On Product you are using and . For the Cricut Easy Press, I used temperature setting of 315 degrees F for 30 seconds on front side and then 15 seconds on the back side of the towel.

Step 7

Peel off the plastic liner and your fun kitchen towel is finished and ready for gift giving or to add a bit of whimsy to your own kitchen. You can even use it and wash it, just best to air dry for longevity.

 

And voila, here is the finished product below;

Image 4_Towel on Oven Handle

 

There are lots of other May Craft Bundle images that would make great Iron-On Projects too. What do you want to make ?

 

Happy Crafting !

Debbie

 

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