Fall Box Cards From SVG Cuts!

Hello my Crafty Friends! I don’t know about you but I am excited that it is Fall! I love sweaters and pumpkin flavored everything!💕 In honor of fall I created 2 box cards from SVG Cuts from the Autumn Box Cards set. I love all the cards from this set! In this set there is a cake box card that would be great for weddings. There is also a card that would be great to use at your Thanksgiving table as a decoration. Mary is so creative and her designs are fabulous!

The first card that I made is the Apple Crate Box Card. The paper that I used is from Hobby Lobby and Michaels that I have in my stash. For the “THANKFUL” sentiment, I used Lawn Fawn’s Smitty’s ABC with white pigment ink and white embossing powder.

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The second card that I made was the Pumpkin Patch Box Card. For this card, the paper that I used is from 2 paper packs that I purchased at Hobby Lobby that was in my stash also. I kept the colors close to what Mary used in the sample picture because it was so pretty.

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I love box cards from SVG Cuts because you make one and use it as a decoration in your house. When you give one as a gift the recipient can also keep it as a decoration because of how beautiful they are. I hope that you enjoyed the projects and are inspired to create!

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Re-Sticky Those Die Cutting Machine Mats!

Hi everyone! Mike and I got back on Tuesday from a long weekend trip to celebrate our 2nd wedding anniversary! We went to Indianapolis and had a great time. If you are on Instagram, I posted some pictures. So, I am currently getting back into the swing of things. I wanted to give you a quick tip that I know that has been around for a while but I know people still ask. Can you re-sticky your mats for your electronic die cutting machines like Cricut and Silhouette? And the answer is YES! If you use your machine as much as I use mine then this is extremely helpful and will help you save money by not needing to replace your mats as often!

For this you only need to 3 items besides your mats! First, you need a cleaning wipe like Clorox wipes. I use the store brand to save a little more money. Second, you need Krylon Easy Tack Repositionable Adhesive. I found the Krylon in the general adhesive section at my local Michaels. You should be able to find it any big box craft store, if not you can find it online. Third, you will need painters tape.

The first step to re-sticky your mat is to clean your mat with the wipes. I cleaned mine really good. You want to get all the paper fuzzies off your mat. Your mat should be pretty smooth when you run your fingers over it. Your mat will be wet after you are done cleaning it off but don’t panic! Let your mat air dry. I was doing this at night, so I let it dry overnight. It should only take about an hour. It will depend on wet your mat is. After your mat is dry, mask off the edges that you don’t want to be sticky using the painters tape. Next, following the instructions on the can of Krylon, lightly spray your mat. Now you can remove the painters tape and let it dry for a little while. I recommend at least an hour. Your mat is now sticky and you can keep using it. When it looses some of it’s stickiness you can do this again!

I hope that you find this tip helpful and are able to save some money and mats! Do you have any helpful tips that others might helpful for their die cutting machines? Leave your tips in the comments!