DIY Monogram Tote Bag for Teachers // Cricut Explore Air 2

Monogram Cricut Tote Bag

There’s something special about receiving a personalized gift, isn’t there? It always makes me feel special to know that someone took the time and effort to create something just for me, and I think that’s why I’ve always loved creating personalized gifts those those that are important to me. As the holiday season approaches, so does our gift giving lists, and today I want to help you find a way to let the special teachers in your life know just how much you appreciate them. I’m sharing this DIY Monogram Tote Bag for Teachers that I created with my Cricut Explore Air 2 and Infusible Ink, and will teach you all the details so you can get started making them for the perfect DIY teacher gift!

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Cricut Gift Guide: For Sewers

Gifts for Sewists

Hi! Can you believe that Christmas is next month?! Now that Halloween is in our rear view mirrors, if you’re like me then gift giving is on your mind as we gear up for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Today I’m going to help you with those on your list who like to sew! This could basically be my own Christmas wish list, except I already have and use all of the items I mention, so feel free to just send the link to this post to your significant other for some not-so-subtle hints ;). Read on for my Cricut Gift Guide curated especially for sewers!

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DIY Workout Leggings with the Cricut Explore Air 2

DIY Workout Leggings with Cricut Explore Air 2

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you might assume that if I were to get asked which Cricut machine I’d recommend for others to purchase, I’d always say the Maker. And while my love for the Maker knows no end ;), I always have some followup questions before I can answer, and depending on a person’s crafting interests and intentions, I often recommend the Explore Air 2 rather than the Maker. So in the spirit of that, today I’m going to share 5 things I love about the Cricut Explore Air 2, along with a fun DIY workout leggings tutorial (sponsored by Cricut) that you can make with the Explore Air 2 and SportFlex Iron-On! [Read more…]

DIY Cactus Shirt + Free SVG File

women's dolman top pattern

As you may know, I’m a big fan of succulents, but don’t seem to have the skills to keep them alive. So to make up for it, I like to surround myself with as many non-living (and non-killable) succulents as possible, including enjoying them in quilted form on my wall, and even wearing them! Today I’m sharing the former, with a DIY cactus shirt and free SVG file I made using my favorite women’s dolman top pattern, our Seafarer Top Pattern, and some of my favorite Cricut supplies so you can make your own! [Read more…]

DIY Fireplace Makeover with Vinyl Tiles

How to Makeover a Fireplace

Today’s project has been waiting a bit to be shared, as I’ve been enjoying it so much that I almost forgot that I had photos ready and waiting to be shared with you! So I’m finally sharing all the details of my DIY fireplace makeover today, including the products I used, how I did it, and some tips that I learned along the way. [Read more…]