‘Give Thanks’ Thanksgiving Paper Garland

Shirley from These Moments of Mine was kicking back with her PB Kids catalog with no intention of creating anything one night. However, after spying a a cute little Christmas garland, her creative juices got flowing and had another idea. Shirley got to work creating her own harvest version of the garland using craft paper, her Silhouette, and distressing ink. Her spur-of-the-moment project is a beautiful reminder to be thankful!

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Gold and White Christmas Sign

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To go next to her stunning starburst mirror Christmas tree, Jen from Tatertots & Jello created a holiday sign that also reflects her gold, white, and grey color theme. Jen purchased a cheap shelf board for the sign and used her handy dandy Silhouette for the art. Believe me when I say the Silhouette makes sign-making a breeze. And, instead of $69, Jen made her sign for only $12!

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“Boo” Halloween Lumbar Pillow

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While recently perusing Pottery Barn, I came across a Boo Lumbar Pillow that I knew was just begging for a knock off. Jeanie from Create & Babble was the first to confirm my suspicions with a DIY version that she created for free using supplies she had on hand. Jeanie made her pillow with leftover fabric and heat transfer vinyl, adding bias tape around the edges for a finished look. As Jeanie suggests, this pillow would also look great made from burlap with stenciled letters.

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‘There’s a Monster in the Toilet!’ Halloween Vinyl

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Now, you may not find any monsters creeping out of the toilet in designer catalogs, but this Halloween decorating idea gave me a giggle so I had to share! Morena for Crafts Unleashed designed her own three-eyed, wiggly armed monster, cut it out of vinyl, and popped it on the toilet tank for a little Halloween prank. Morena says, “It would also work on windows, cabinets, and most any other opening you can think of.  Every person in my home has laughed when they see my little monster Halloween decorations. Have fun spooking your favorite people this Halloween!”

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Sister Wall Sign from a Pallet

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Melanie from It Happens in a Blink is in the process of sprucing up and redecorating a few rooms in her home… all at the same time. With a preschooler and triplets, I can only imagine Melanie needs all the quick and easy projects she can get. Fortunately, this wooden wall sign she made fits the bill in terms of time and money. By using a free pallet and common crafting supplies, Melanie created her sign with practically no expense!

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“Kitchen” Wall Sign

DIY Kitchen wall sign inspired by Pottery Barn

In the midst of a kitchen remodel, Taryn from Design, Dining + Diapers has pretty much everything kitchen-related on the brain. And what could be more fitting for a kitchen than a “KITCHEN” wall sign?!? Taryn created her wall art for a mere $4 using a frame she had kicking around, black and white vinyl, and her Silhouette. I can say from experience that the Silhouette is the handiest tool around when it comes to creating signs. It makes it SO easy!

DIY Kitchen wall sign inspired by Pottery Barn

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Wood Mermaid Sign

Pottery Barn Kids inspired wood mermaid sign

Megan from Our Pinteresting Family shares a fun idea for incorporating a little summer magic into your décor. Megan whipped up this cute mermaid sign for her daughter’s room from a wooden plaque and paint she already had on hand. Using her Silhouette, Megan easily created and cut the vinyl and then transferred into onto the plaque for instant wall art!

Pottery Barn Kids inspired wood mermaid sign

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Monogram Hand Towel

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This morning I shared some pretty monogrammed soaps that Amy from The Idea Room carved up herself. I love the idea of pairing the soaps with a DIY monogram hand towel for Mom. Amy tells exactly how easy this project is: “This project literally took me about 15 minutes to complete and I had all the products already on hand…Love it when that happens!” Even if you don’t use a Silhouette or their sewable fabric interfacing, you could still easily pull this off by tracing and cutting out your own letter and adhering it with Heat ‘n Bond.

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