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Craft Show Planning - Simplified!

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Craft Show Planning - Simplified!

How many of you are doing your very first craft show this year? How many of you are stressing on how to get everything ready? For me, there is a window of time that is stressful as I have hundreds of ideas of what I want to do and become overwhelmed. Once I get everything from my head to pen and paper, I feel so much better.  Here is a simple form that I use to help me get past being overwhelmed and into action of planning and creating.  Craft Show Planning Form Want more tutorials? Sign up for our...

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Use your Foil Quill to decorate candles

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Use your Foil Quill to decorate candles

Use your Foil Quill to decorate candles! Think of all the projects that you can use this technique for such as Christmas candles, wedding centerpieces, first birthdays, anniversary parties - the projects are endless!  Supplies Needed: We R Memory Keepers Foil Quill  Foil Washi Tape Heavy Cardstock - non textured is best Candle - white works best Tissue Paper - white Wax Paper Scissors Cricut or Silhouette Machine Free Design from Digitail Design   Affiliate links may have been used. It will not cost you any more but I may receive a small commission for the referral.  

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Foil multiple colors then cut!

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Foil multiple colors then cut!

This tutorial will show you how to set up your design to foil multiple colors and then do a cut using your Silhouette Cutter Video #1 - setting up the software before you foil and cut Video #2 - foiling and cutting the design Designs used were from Clean Cut Creative and the Crunchy Pickle

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It's Easy! Foil Quill on Wood!

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It's Easy! Foil Quill on Wood!

Foil Quill on wood? Yes you can!!! I've spent the last couple of weeks playing with my foil quill and seeing all the really cute Christmas Foil Quill designs, I just knew I needed to figure out a way to do this on wood! I was surprised by how easy this is to do! Supplies: Wood Block from a popular kids game, painted with acrylic paint Polyurethane and brush Foil Foil Quill tool and tape Appropriate Die Cutting machine Lazertran Waterslide Decal Paper, I got mine on Amazon Bowl of water Instructions: Paint the wood blocks with acrylic paint of your choice...

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Days to Christmas Countdown Calendar Tutorial

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Days to Christmas Countdown Calendar Tutorial

Design and Tutorial by: Burton Avenue I love Christmas advent calendars! They are such a fun way to countdown the days until Christmas. Today, I'm going to show you how to make this Christmas advent calendar. This calendar is great because it can be used year after year and it makes a super cute decoration! HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED Wood (I used an 11.25" x 21" piece of pine) Stencil Vinyl (or any adhesive vinyl also works) Transfer Tape Paint (I used white, red, brown, dark green, and light green) 1" Wire Brad Nails 2" Mini Grapevine Wreath Wood...

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