Showing posts from March, 2023

How to Make a Hello Spring Hanging Sign!

How to Make a Hello Spring Hanging Sign! Let me show you how easy and inexpensive it is to make this cute Spring Hello sign! This fun craft was put together using 3 items from the dollar store. I love budget friendly crafts that are bright and cheerful--and fast--under 30 minutes for this hanging sign! This cute sign cost me less than $5 to make! Supplies Needed for Hello Spring Hanging Sign: Laser Cut Hello (or cut from vinyl, painted, purchased, etc) Crafters Square Round Hanging Sign Crafters Square Felt Flowers and Leaves (2 packs) E6000 Glue xTool M1 10W Deluxe RA2 Pro  (optional but awesome) Does your Dollartree have these rolled felt flowers? I can't even find them on the website...check your stores! Step 1: xTool Laser Cutter Okay, this part is not the typical "budget friendly" part of the craft.  I mean it is, and it isn't. This is a superiorly budget friendly laser cutter, perfect for the crafter. The  xTool M1 10W Deluxe RA2 Pro  is awesome, can laser cut a

Aloha Drawstring Bag with HTVRont Heat Press!

Aloha Bag with HTVRONT Heat Press! Watch how easy and fast it is to customize a drawstring bag with HTV and  HTVRont Heat Press ! As soon as Spring hits, I'm already dreaming of Summertime. I love everything to do with the beach, hibiscus flowers and a lot of sunshine. Since we are still getting tons of snow here in Utah, I'm coping by making Summer vibe crafts. I received products from HTVRont in exchange for this post, affiliate links included. I love my Cricut Machine but don't always love the price of the accessories. Luckily, HTVRont has products that match perfectly and don't cost nearly as much. Here's my favorite things: Cutting Mats  in 5 packs! Heat Transfer Tape Heat Transfer Vinyl HTVRont Heat Press HTVRont Auto Press   (see this post here ) I received this HTVRont Heat Press with a 10x10 footprint to try out. I love it.  It's lined with a gold trim for an added sparkle. It comes with a drawstring tote to begin your heat transfer vinyl experience. S

How to Make a Laser Cut Ornate Frame!

How to Make a Laser Cut Ornate Frame! I just want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares! Learn how easy it is to make a beautiful ornate frame with the xTool M1 Laser Cutting Machine. I have been loving my xTool M1 laser cutting machine that was gifted to me. It's opened up a whole new world of crafting to me. I love it! Read more about it here:  xTool M1 10W Deluxe RA2 Pro This frame is 5 layers of 3mm basswood. This frame can be painted, if you like that sort of I love natural wood.  I love the gorgeous wood grains and the burned laser cut borders.  Painting over them is not my thing...but it would still look gorgeous if that's your thing. Supplies Needed for Laser Cut Ornate Frame: xTool M1 Everything Bundle 3mm  Basswood xTool Creative Space Software Design Bundles Frame File (I used frame #21 ) Wood Glue Step 1: Import into XCS Import the frame file into the xTool Creative Space. I resized mine so it would fit on my basswood, this makes the final fram