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Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by making a shamrock banner. This banner can be made so it is displayed horizontal or vertical.

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Make sure you download the free ScanNCut cut files below by clicking on each of the photos and you can watch how to assemble it HERE.

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Disclosure: Erin is a paid consultant and has received  products from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely her own and based on her use of the products.

This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from these links it won't cost you a penny more but Erin will make a little bit of money (not enough for a pony😉.)



 

 

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Are you ready for Galentine's Day?

 

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It's the day you can let all of the women in your life feel your love and support for them. Traditionally this happens on February 13th...but I think any day we can uplift each other would be a great day to celebrate!

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you need to whip up a quick sign or card here's what you'll need:

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This project is simple, just put the cutfiles on your ScanNCut, resize if needed.  Place the correlating craft vinyl on your mat and you're good to start cutting them out. Don't forget that you need to do a "half-cut" when you work with vinyl so it will only cut through the vinyl and not the backing. 

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Once the vinyl pieces are cut, remove all the negative parts by peeling that vinyl off of the backing. Next, place the Grid Transfer Tape onto the vinyl, rub it with your spatula and then slowly peel it up. 

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Place the vinyl design down onto your canvas or card and rub over the design again. Slowly peel up the Grid Transfer Tape and you're finished.

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Disclosure: Erin is a paid consultant and has received  products from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely her own and based on her use of the products.

This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from these links it won't cost you a penny more but Erin will make a little bit of money (not enough for a pony😉.)

 

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FREE Updated Calendar Cut Files

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Just a head’s up that this calendar project cut-file freebies have been updated for 2020!

So download the files HERE...and get the instructions HERE.

Happy New Year!🎉

 

Disclosure: Erin is a paid consultant and has received  products from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely her own and based on her use of the products.

This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from these links it won't cost you a penny more but Erin will make a little bit of money (not enough for a pony😉.)

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Winter Birthday Card

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Do you know someone with a December birthday that always gets their special day eclipsed by winter holidays? Make them this birthday card to let them know you care.

 

Supplies:

 

Instructions:

  1. In CanvasWorkspace, activate the Tattered Lace Pattern Collection 11 and select it under “Pattern Collection”

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Choose the poinsettia pattern

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  1. Select the flowers and it will appear on you mat

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  1. Right click on the leaf and choose “duplicate” to increase the number of leaves on the mat.

Send the patterns over to your ScanNCutDX by clicking on “file,” and “transfer FCM file via the internet.”

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  1. On you ScanNCutDX machine. Click “retrieve data.”

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Then click on where you’ve sent the data from, in this case the computer.

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  1. Click “ok,” then select “cut.”

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And then press start

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After it’s finished cutting, press “ok” and then press the “mat” button to unload the mat.

  1. Repeat these steps for all the poinsettia pattern pieces.
  2. For the “merry birthday,” download the pattern, then in CanvasWorkspace click on “file” and “Import from your computer.” Locate the pattern you downloaded and click “ok.”

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Next, send it over to your ScanNCutDX by clicking “file” and “transfer FCM File via the internet.”

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  1. On your ScanNCutDX choose “retrieve data”

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Then click on where you’ve sent the data from, in this case the computer.

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Click “ok”

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  1. To assemble the card, fold the 6” x 12” blue green card base in half and add gold washi tape around the edges of the front of the card.

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  1. On the small center cut-out, apply a layer of liquid glue and then cover it in gold glitter. Allow it to dry.

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  1. Adhere the poinsettia together using foam adhesive to layer the petals and leaves.  

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  1. Adhere the letters for “Merry Birthday!” onto the front of the card and add on enamel dots or other embellishments.

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Disclosure: Erin is a paid consultant and has received  products from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely her own and based on her use of the products.

This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from these links it won't cost you a penny more but Erin will make a little bit of money (not enough for a pony😉.)

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Back To School Breakfast!

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The summer’s wrapping up and it’s time for the kids to head back to school! Here’s a quick way to celebrate, whether it’s for their teacher or for them.

 

Supplies:

 

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Video on how to create this project: https://youtu.be/9416dZPxc6w

 

 

Instructions for the mug:

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  1. Place the red and green craft vinyl onto the standard mat and load it into the ScanNCut. image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Download the free cut file.

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Load it onto your ScanNCut by pressing “retrieve data” and then choosing where you downloaded it from.

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  1. Select the designs for the flag by pressing “edit” then select icon with the 3 red boxes.

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Then choose the method to select just part of the designs and crop the flag designs and press “ok.”

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Next press the trash can to delete them.

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  1. Next, press “ok,” then “scan,” then “start.” image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Drag the patterns onto the correct color of vinyl and press “ok” twice.

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  1. Select “cut” and then press the wrench icon. image from www.dropbox.com

Scroll down to “half cut” and select “on.” Then press “ok,” and “start.”

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  1. Unload the mat and remove the vinyl pieces. image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Weed out the vinyl by carefully removing the negative vinyl pieces. image from www.dropbox.com
  3. Cut a piece of the Grid Transfer sheet down to size and then remove the backing. Place it on top of the apple piece, rub over it with your spatula, and then slowly peel if up off of the backing.

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Carefully place the stem and leaf vinyl piece under the apple and transfer sheet, rub it, and peel it up off of the backing.

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  1. Place it onto the mug. image from www.dropbox.com

Rub over the entire design with your spatula to adhere it to the mug.

Slowly peel off just the grid transfer sheet.

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  1. Press the home button on your ScanNCut to reset the machine.

 

 

Instructions for the muffin flag:

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  1. Place the blue, white, red, and green cardstock onto the standard mat and load it into the ScanNCut.
  2. If you haven’t already downloaded the free cut file, do so, and then load it onto your ScanNCut by pressing “retrieve data” and then choosing where you downloaded it from. image from www.dropbox.com
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  3. Select the designs for the vinyl apple by pressing “edit” and then select icon with the 3 red boxes. image from www.dropbox.com
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Then choose the method to select just part of the designs and crop the apple designs and press “ok.”

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Next press the trash can to delete them.

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  1. Next, press “ok,” then “scan.” image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Drag the patterns onto the correct color of paper and press “ok.” image from www.dropbox.com
  3. Select “cut” and then press the wrench icon. image from www.dropbox.com

Scroll down to “half cut” and select “off.” Then press “ok,” and “start.”

  1. Unload the mat and remove the pieces. image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Assemble the flag by turning the blue flag piece face down. Apply adhesive to one side of it. image from www.dropbox.com

Insert the white part of the flag on top of the glue. image from www.dropbox.com

Apply adhesive to the other portion of the blue flag, place the bamboo stick in the center of the flag and then fold the flag in half over the white piece. image from www.dropbox.com

Adhere the centers of the letters and the apple pieces to the flag, and add embellishment if desired. image from www.dropbox.com

                 

Instructions for the sign:

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  1. Place the various colored cardstock onto the standard mat and load it into the ScanNCut. Screenshot 2019-09-07 12.38.43
  2. Open ScanNCutCanvasWorkspace and click on the “Canvas Project/Pattern Collection” icon. image from www.dropbox.com

In the search bar, type “school” find the “Back to School Card” and select it. image from www.dropbox.com

Click on each section of the card to add it to the mat and then close out that window. image from www.dropbox.com

Select and delete the envelope pattern. image from www.dropbox.com

Arrange each of the pieces by selecting it and dragging it into place, grouping patterns you want to be the same color together in correlation to the papers on the mat. image from www.dropbox.com

In the file menu, select “Transfer FCM file via the internet,” them press “ok.” D3AA7FCE-7B4D-4F43-8390-AC7D88AE7522

  1. Next, on your ScanNCut, press “ok,” then “scan.” image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Select and drag the patterns onto the correct color of paper and press “ok.” image from www.dropbox.com

Use the “zoom” magnifying glass to zoom in. image from www.dropbox.com

  1. Select “cut” then “start.” image from www.dropbox.com
  2. Unload the mat and remove the pieces.

 

  1. Ink the edges of the cut outs and add doodles if desired. And then assemble the sign by first adhering the colored pencils to the tan piece and then adhering the pencil tips. image from www.dropbox.com

 

  1. Next, decide on your word, star, and apple placement and adhere them to the sign. image from www.dropbox.com

Disclosure: Erin is a paid consultant and has received  products from Brother to evaluate. However, the opinions expressed are entirely her own and based on her use of the products.

This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from these links it won't cost you a penny more but Erin will make a little bit of money (not enough for a pony😉.)

 

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