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The Easiest Christmas Tags that Will Impress Your Friends and Family - A Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, tutorials

The Easiest Christmas Tags that Will Impress Your Friends and Family - A Tutorial

Want to make your friends and family think you spent forever making them a custom gift tag?  Even though you really don't want to spend forever making anything for them?  Boy do I have a tutorial for you!!   Here's what I did, step by step: 1- Throw a bunch of cute Dorky Doodle Christmas clipart on a page (size them according to the tags they'll be going on - mine are around 2x3"). 2- Print the page on white cardstock. 3- Cut around images.  No need to get too detailed, no one is going to care about the white...


Make 3-D Christmas Tags Using Clipart - A Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, tutorials, winter

Make 3-D Christmas Tags Using Clipart - A Tutorial

Making custom gift tags isn't something I'd do for EVERY gift.  But for a special few, it's totally worth it!  And it really isn't that hard, it just takes some cute Dorky Doodle clipart and a little bit of time!   Here are the step by step instructions on how I made this tag (including links to products I used): 1- Print some of our super cute Christmas clipart on white cardstock.  Print the same image at the same size 2-3 times (depending on how many layers you want to have).  Also make sure you're printing at the right size...


Cricut Easy Press Snowflake Ornament Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags Christmas, heat press projects, tutorials

Cricut Easy Press Snowflake Ornament Tutorial

Here's a tutorial video on how to make a wooden ornament with a Cricut Easy Press Mini and some opaque heat transfer paper!  The video even includes ALL of my foibles and mess ups!! And here are the step by step instructions (includes links to supplies): 1- Print clipart on opaque heat transfer paper using a regular inkjet home printer.  (Make sure to print it the right size!)  And cut it out carefully.  I printed mine a tiny bit smaller than 1.5" and used a circle punch to get it perfectly round. 2- Peel the backing off the paper while...


How to Make a 3-D Robot Valentine Card

Melissa Bastow

Tags tutorials, Valentines

How to Make a 3-D Robot Valentine Card

This card was super duper easy to make.  And the best part is you can make it with almost ANY of our clipart! The first thing you'll need to do is pick out, purchase, and download your art.  I used this set: Then you'll need to digitally create a basic card design.  You can use any photo editing software or something like Silhouette Studio.  You can add text, like "programmed for love" using the fonts you already have.  You can also add a background or combine multiple clipart images - it's totally up to you! And then you'll need to print your...


Wooden Mason Jar Halloween Decor Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, tutorials

Wooden Mason Jar Halloween Decor Tutorial

Heat transfers aren't just for fabric!  You can print and press all sorts of things - like this wooden mason jar Halloween decoration.  This tutorial will show go through the steps of how I made this one (but you can make one for any season, holiday, or occasion)! Things you'll need: • PNG design (like the DBJJ watercolor printables!) • inkjet printer and heat press • opaque heat transfer paper (I like 3G Jet Opaque) • wooden mason jar • small clay pot • styrofoam • small wooden dowel • paint, chalk markers, string, pot filler, brushes, scissors - -...