A True Love Story Never Ends

    Since Valentine's day is tomorrow I wanted to spotlight one of the Valentine's Day/Romantic SVG designs that I sell in my Etsy shop. 'A true love story never ends' is probably one of my favorite designs. Not only would it make cute DIY Valentine's Day decor, this design could be used to make an every day home decor item or be used for a special event like an anniversary or wedding decor item. Cutting out this file with a cricut or silhouette is easy. As a result there are loads of DIY projects can be made with this design. Hear are a few simple ideas to get your creative juices flowing. 1. Print & Place In a Picture Frame Printing this design in black and white and placing it inside a picture frame is probably one of the simplest ways to using this design. As a result of being on a tight budget shopping for picture frames at thrift stores is my favorite route. Thrift store frames are inexpensive and with the help of a little spray paint they can all be made the same color. 2. Vinyl Decal A die cutting machine like a cricut or silhouette can be used to create a decal of this romantic SVG design. You can follow How to cut an SVG with cricut design center tutorial if you aren't sure how to cut out an SVG file. Don't have a cricut or silouhette? Don't worry! Local sign shops can make this design into a decal. Just take the SVG file to them on a flash drive. The adhesive vinyl sticks well to walls but doesn't leave any sticky residue behind. As a result wall decals are perfect for decorating a wall in your house for both temporary or long term use. 3. Home Decor [...]

By |2019-02-13T07:40:05+00:00February 13th, 2019|Home Decor Projects|0 Comments

How to Cut an SVG file with Cricut Design Center

A few years ago my husband gave me a Cricut for Christmas. It have had so much fun with it! Consequently I have made several projects like wall decals, quotes on picture frames, stencils for painting projects and glass etching, shapes for making cards, fabric for iron on onesies, and even a felt quite book. I haven’t even touched the surface with all of the things this machine can do! It has been so much fun to plug in a SVG file and watch my Cricut cut it out perfectly! Today I want to show you how to cut an SVG file out with the Cricut design center. From my experience using SVG files has given me the best quality cuts. Since SVG files are vector based it doesn't matter how large or small the SVG is it will always retain its quality. Step by Step Instructions Step 1: With your preferred browser open go to cricut.com/design. If you don’t already have an account please create one. Once you sign in if you are using the design center for the first time cricut.com/design will ask you if it is okay to install the software. Go ahead and follow the prompts to do so. Occasionally after you have downloaded the software it will automatically update the software after you log in. Step 2: Once you have logged in a screen with the latest cricut announcements and a list of your recent projects will come up like the image below. Click the New Project button in the top right corner or on the tile in the bottom left. Step 3: Click the Upload button in the bottom left. Like the image below. Step 4: The upload screen gives you the option of uploading an image or a pattern fill. For SVG files you [...]

By |2018-09-24T06:06:31+00:00September 24th, 2018|Tutorial|0 Comments