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How to Make Borders for Stickers – Super Fast (Procreate 5x)

Making stickers is one of my absolute favorite ways to use my Procreate digital art. I know a lot of you love to do this too. And although it’s fun to draw the stickers, adding each sticker’s borders was pretty tedious. So when I saw a different way of adding borders to my stickers on Tik Tok that was SUPER fast, I sat down and tried to figure it out. And honestly, I was a little bummed because it worked great with some stickers and not so great with others. BUT it was SO QUICK, I really wanted it to work. So I tested this method with different variables, and in this post, I’ll give you the info you need to know to make this method work. I also made a step-by-step tutorial and a YouTube video on using this method to make borders for stickers- super fast with Procreate!

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Everything You Need to Know to Start Engraving with a Cricut in 2021

You bought the Cricut Engraving Tool or someone gave it to you, but you have NO IDEA where to even begin to figure out how to start engraving with a Cricut machine. OR you saw some super cool engraving projects on Facebook or Pinterest and are wondering how the heck they did that with a Cricut. Now you have questions about engraving with a Cricut that you’d like to find answers to but don’t want to spend all your time googling answers. In this post, I took the most common questions that I’m asked in FB groups, in comments, or in emails and answered them. If you get to the end of it and have more questions, please feel free to comment below or contact me. I’d love to help you start engraving with a Cricut!

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Example of how to engrave cricut Infusible inks with a Cricut Maker's Engraving tool

How to Engrave Cricut Infusible Ink Sheets on Cricut Aluminum

If you love color and want a way to make your engraving designs easier to see, then this technique is one you’re guaranteed to love. I first saw the potential in engraving through Infusible Ink when Karen L., one of the crafty and creative gals in my Engraving Metals Facebook group, started to play around with the technique a few weeks ago. Her results were nothing short of AH-MAZING. I totally had to figure it out! So in this tutorial, I’ll show you how to engrave Cricut Infusible Ink into Cricut Aluminum Sheets for a vibrant effect. You’ll see the best tip you NEED to know to make this work, a great technique for positioning your engravings, and I’ll give you a free design to use so you, too, will get out-of-this-world* engraving results. 

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Engrave a Cookie Spatula for Christmas with the Cricut Maker's Engraving Tip

How to Make Engraved Cookie Spatulas with a Cricut Maker- 2020 Update!

It really is a perfect gift for the neighbor or coworker who you’d love to give something nice to but you don’t want to put a huge amount of time, energy, or money into it. Fortunately, you have a Cricut Maker and because you do- you can make all kinds of handmade gifts that are quick, easy, and don’t break the bank with the cost of the supplies. And if you love gifts that are little kits, the cookie spatula pairs really well with a baking mitt, wooden spoon, and a maybe a jar or bag of cookie mix! This tutorial will make it simple for you to take your own designs or mine and make engraved cookies spatulas with a Cricut Maker.

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How to Cut Out Engraved Ornaments with a Cricut

Yes, it’s a Gnome Craft, but what makes this tutorial unique is that it shows you how to engrave and cut out an ornament with a Cricut.  This means that you’re using your Cricut to cut aluminum flashing! If you’d asked me a week ago if this was possible, I’d have told you no. In the last week, however, a member of my Engraving Metals Facebook Group, April Rhodes, proved we could do it. Now she and a few others have tried it, so I thought it would be fun to try it with this Gnome Week project. The result? Well, if you’ve wondered if you could make cut out engraved ornaments with your Cricut- you can!

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Gnome Wood Burned with a Cricut

How to Wood Burn Tags with a Cricut

This is another Gnome craft I’ve been holding on to JUST for Gnome Week 2020 (this week)! The idea came to me last spring when I saw the scorch marker. It’s a chemical marker that you draw on wood with, and when you heat it, you get this cool wood burned look. It took a bit to figure out how to fit it in my Cricut- and by the time I thought I would run with it, I saw the Singe Quill. We-R-Memory Makers packaged two different widths together, and once you have the adapter, you can totally use this with a Cricut. Six months and an engraving book later, and my little Gnome buddies had had enough. “Get it done!” SO- I present how to wood burn tags with a Cricut and the Singe Quill!

Before we get into how to wood burn tags with a Cricut, I wanted to let you know that at the bottom of this post, I have a couple of other SUPER cute Gnome tags to show you! These are free gnome crafts from two of my blogger friends, and I know that you guys will love them! So check out the links below this tutorial!

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My Best FREE Gnome Stickers and Designs

Welcome to Gnome Week! If you LOVE Gnomes this is for you. Don’t love Gnomes? I’m going to categorize you as a “not yet” or “was traumatized by Santa’s Elves at a young age). Because, well, GNOMES! I’ve yet to do a Gnome Round-Up post. It’s time. Almost a year has passed since I first drew my Christmas Gnome Stickers. They were so much fun that I turned them into gift tags, memo pads, and so. many. other. stickers. Which made me think that it’s about time I did a gnome round-up post so that you could see ALL the gnomes. The designs are all in my Freebie Library and if you subscribe to my blog, you can get the password to these and LOTS of other free digital designs. In the meantime, here are my best free Gnome stickers and designs!

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How to Make Christmas Cards from Your Procreate Art

Can you hear those sleigh bells jingle? It’s almost Christmas and my Gnome friends have taken over my blog for their Crafty Party. Five days of Crafty Gnome Projects and 5 BONUS Gnome projects that some blogging friends of mine have posted as well! In fact, at the end of this post, I’m going to feature one of their projects so that you can see how super cute it is! Today’s post is how to make Christmas cards from your Procreate art, but even if you don’t use Procreate you can still print out and use the card designs I have below.

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How to Make Gnome Sticker Gift Tags with a Cricut

Oh yes, I did! For the second year in a row (that makes it annual now!) I invited some crafty little gnome friends back to the blog to do a takeover craft party here at Well Crafted Studio. So for the next week, there will be Gnomes, Gnomes, and MORE Gnome projects. And to make it even MORE awesome, I have 5 other blogging friends that are going to be doing the same thing at their blog this week. Each of us contributed one project to feature and the projects they sent legitimately made my jaw drop- every.single.one. So I hope you’ll click on the links below and check each of these 5 projects out. And then I hope you’ll come back here for more Gnomish fun! But first, let’s make some Christmas Gnome Gift Tag Stickers!

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Get a Free Engraving Design Every Day for the Rest of November

Let’s throw some glitter at the next two months and start crafting! Let’s face it- 2020 disappointed a lot of us. But I decided it didn’t have to end that way! So for the next two months, you’ll find all kinds of fun, sparkly, and unique projects here at Well Crafted Studio that are sure to inspire you. And to make it EXTRA fun, I decided to celebrate by giving away ONE FREE ENGRAVING DESIGN EACH DAY until the end of November (starting Friday, November 13th).

11/17/2020 Edited to Add:

Because of the CRAZY number of people who are excited to get these Free Engraving Designs, our servers repeatedly crashed yesterday. SO to create a workaround, I’m going to post each daily design for free for 24 hours in my Well Crafted Studio Shop. This actually works pretty well because if you missed a design I’ll already have it in the shop for sale.

22 Designs Tweaked for Great Engraving Results

Most designs you’ll find are meant to be cut. Which means they engrave as a line. This can be hard to see, and so I took my own SVG and PNG designs and pre-filled them with patterns so that they are MUCH easier to see.

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Just one of the designs you’ll get!

Want to know how this works?

Each day I’ll post an image of that day’s design. If you’d like it just hit the button that says “unwrap my gift” and it will download directly to your computer. I’ll post a new design in the Shop each day at 10 am and you’ll have 24 hours to get it for FREE.

What if I miss a day?

I want this to be fun, so to make it SUPER easy to remember, I’ll be sending out a super short reminder each day to my email subscribers. Of course, if you don’t need the reminder, you can opt-out of these at any time! And if you miss a free file, email subscribers will have the opportunity to purchase the designs at the end of the month. You can now purchase these in the shop as soon as the 24 hours is up. ❤️

What can I make with these designs?

SO many things! Some of the designs would be perfect for engraving on a cookie spatula, or an ornament, or as wall decor. In my daily email I’ll include a suggestion of how this might be used and a link to a helpful tutorial. For instance, one design would be perfect for a cookie spatula, so I’ll include a link to a tutorial on engraving cookie spatulas.

Also, just a reminder but all of my designs come with a limited commercial license. This means that you can go ahead and make up to 100 physical units and sell them without my consent. I want to help small makers succeed!

I hope you enjoy the files!!!

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