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DIY Disneyland Shirts

DIY Disneyland Shirts

Make your own Disneyland shirts with heat transfer vinyl and a Silhouette machine.

disneyland shirts

Our family recently took a trip to Disneyland, so of course I had to make shirts. I am a crafter, after all. I let everyone in my family pick what they wanted and it was fun to see what the kids chose. Today I'm sharing three Disney shirt designs and I'm even including the PNG cut file so you can make these shirts too!

Some affiliate links may be used.

Edna Mode Disneyland Shirt

Edna Mode Shirt

Edna Mode from The Icredibles is one of my favorite Disney characters of all time, so that's what I picked for my shirt.

The blank baseball sleeve tee is from Hobby Lobby and I used black glitter HTV from Expressions Vinyl. The photos do NOT accurately show how glittery it is. It's so sparkly! And there are no capes, so I think Edna would be pleased.

DIY Disney shirt

To make the Edna Mode shirt, download the PNG file here.

Glitter HTV Application Instructions:

  1. Open the PNG file in Silhouette Studio.
  2. Use the trace tool to outline the shapes. 
  3. Mirror image.
  4. Adjust cut settings for glitter vinyl. I used a ratchet blade and set it to blade- 4 speed- 4 thickness- 18.
  5. Insert glitter HTV into Silhouette machine shiny side down.
  6. Cut design and weed (remove excess vinyl pieces to reveal the design).
  7. Place design on shirt with shiny side up.
  8. Cover with a flour sack dish towel or multi-use paper.
  9. Iron at 325°F for 10-15 seconds using firm pressure.

Oo-De-Lally Robin Hood Shirt

DIY t shirt

My son picked this shirt with a Robin Hood reference. It's fitting for a day at Disneyland, don't you think? Golly, what a day! I picked up cheap navy blue tee from Walmart and added the design in white heat transfer vinyl. Super easy!

To make the Robin Hood shirt, download the PNG file here.

Heat Transfer Vinyl Application Instructions:

  1. Open the PNG file in Silhouette Studio.
  2. Use the trace tool to outline the design. 
  3. Mirror image.
  4. Adjust cut settings for heat transfer vinyl.
  5. Insert vinyl into Silhouette machine shiny side down.
  6. Cut design and weed (remove excess vinyl pieces to reveal the design).
  7. Place design on shirt with shiny paper side up.
  8. Cover with a flour sack dish towel or multi-use paper.
  9. Iron at 305°F for 10-15 seconds using firm pressure.

Mary Poppins DIY Shirt

My tween daughter wanted a Mary Poppins shirt, so we wrote out the word supercaifragilisticexpialidocious and cut it out of silver glitter heat transfer vinyl. It turned out so darling against the mint colored tee!

Mary Poppins DIY Disney Shirt

To make the Mary Poppins shirt, download the PNG file here.

Follow the instructions for glitter heat transfer vinyl found above.
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DIY Cactus Earring Holder

DIY Cactus Earring Holder

Make this DIY earring holder that's shaped like a cactus. It's such a cute way to display earrings and doubles as a colorful decoration for your bedroom.

DIY earring holder

I love to display my jewelry and it doesn't get any cuter than this DIY earring holder. It's colorful and funky and the perfect earring display that doubles as a decoration. It's an easy craft you can complete in one afternoon.

To make your own DIY cactus earring holder, you will need:

crafts for teens

Materials Needed

  • Cactus Chipboard Shape (from Hobby Lobby)
  • Scrap of Wood
  • Craft Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Scrapbook Paper (also from Hobby Lobby)
  • Mod Podge or A Glue Stick
  • Fringe Trim
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Drill
  • Sandpaper

Step 1: Paint the edges of the cactus shape to match your scrapbook paper.

DIY cactus earring holder

Step 2: Trace around the cactus onto the back of the scrapbook paper and cut along the pencil line.

Chipboard Shape Craft

Step 3: Cover the chipboard with glue and attach the paper. It will hang over the edges slightly.

Step 4: Using sandpaper, sand around the edges, moving from front to back. This will remove any parts of the paper that are hanging over the chipboard.

how to add paper to a wood shape

This is by far the best way I've found to attach paper to a shape and have it fit perfectly. Sanding the edges almost fuses the paper to the chipboard and gives a super nice finish. Check it out in this next pic:

paper covered wood shape

Step 5: Add trim around the top of the cactus "pot" if desired. It's not necessary by any means, but it does add some dimension.

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Step 6: Drill holes into the cactus shape where you'd like to hang your earrings. I drilled right through the paper and just went slowly to avoid tearing.

diy jewelry holder

Step 7: To make the base that will allow the cactus to stand upright, cut a groove into a piece of scrap wood that's the same thickness as the cactus. I had my husband do this part. He just lowered the blade on his table saw and cut lines through the center of the wood until the groove was the right thickness. If you don't have a table saw, you could chisel out a groove or glue two smaller pieces of wood to either side of the cactus to make it stand upright. Paint or stain if desired.

DIY wood stand

After the base piece is dry, slide the cactus into place and you've got yourself a darling earring holder! My daughter is already begging me to put this in her bedroom. It's such a funky, whimsical jewelry display. My color loving heart is in heaven!

jewelry organizer

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Want to make some DIY earrings to display on your new cactus earring holder?
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DIY Earrings Three Ways

DIY Earrings Three Ways

These DIY earrings are so easy to make and will add a fun and unique touch to your wardrobe.

DIY earrings

DIY earrings have become an obsession of mine lately. It's just so fun to make unique jewelry that one one else has! Today I'm sharing a video tutorial to show you how to make three different adorable DIY earrings. And the best part is that each one is totally customizable to fit your style!

But before we get to the tutorial, these are the supplies you'll need to make the earrings pictured above. Everything can be found at your local craft store, but I've linked to them online so you can see what the packaging looks like or find everything easily if you'd rather shop online.

Some affiliate links may be used.

Supplies Needed 

Today I'll be sharing three DIY earring variations: easy dangle pom pom earrings, mini bow earrings and popsicle stick earrings. Can you believe that it's possible to make earrings out of popsicle sticks?! I wouldn't have either, but I've already made several different pairs and I love them. I get compliments every time I wear them!

The basic tutorial for making earrings can be broken into four simple steps:
  1. Start with a fish hook (sometimes called a french hook) earring topper.
  2. Connect a jump ring to the bottom loop of the fish hook.
  3. Create the pretty, decorative part of the earring.
  4. Attach it to the jump ring and voila --- you have an earring!

I used silver for the metal earring findings, but the pieces come in gold, rose gold, bronze, and more, so that's just another way that you can personalize your earrings.

Now let's watch the earring tutorial video and I think the four steps will make a lot more sense. 

easy DIY earrings

There are so many different variations for each of these earring types. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

  • String several pom poms together for a more dramatic earring. Even better if they're ombre or a funky color combination. You can also use different sized pom poms!
  • Add a jump ring to the bottom side of the bow and connect a second bow.
  • GLITTER WASHI TAPE. 'Nuff said.
  • Cut the ends of the popsicle stick into a different shape to spice things up.
  • Paint the popsicle sticks instead of covering them with washi tape.
  • Wrap embroidery floss around the popsicle sticks.
  • Add beads to the thread above the pom poms.
  • Use more than one design of washi tape to create a cool look.

I could sit and make these fun earrings all day long! Which one is your favorite?

As always, if you make a project inspired by one of my blog posts, send me a pic and I'll share it on social media. 
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DIY Farmhouse Tire Shelf

DIY Farmhouse Tire Shelf

Hey everyone! I just wanted to give you a heads up that I'm sharing an awesome guest post on the Hobby Lobby blog today. Remember that spring wreath I made with the metal tire? Of course you remember it...

Tire Wreath

I have absolutely loved having it on my front door and I get tons of compliments on it. But I got thinking that I wanted to find a different way to use it. So I turned it into a shelf!

Farmhouse Decor Idea

It took a bit of engineering to figure out how to make it happen, but hubby came to the rescue and made my shelf dreams come true.

Head over to Hobby Lobby's blog to get the full tutorial!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hobby Lobby. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Adorable Easter Crafts

Adorable Easter Crafts

These Easter crafts are the cutest! You're sure to find an Easter craft idea you'll love to make.

Easter Crafts

Easter crafts are so much fun. It's one of my favorite holidays... the cute baby animals, the pretty flowers, the soft pastel colors... it's just an awesome time to craft! Today I've rounded up some truly adorable Easter craft ideas to get your inspiration flowing. Every picture has a caption with a link to the full craft tutorial so that you can get all of the details to make any of the Easter crafts shown below.

Let's take a look at all of the fun, springy ideas!

First up is this adorable Easter bunny garland. I love that the bunny is wearing a floral crown and has a heart nose. Such a cute detail!
Easter Craft Ideas
Easter Bunny Garland

This Easter egg sign gives a modern spin to Easter. It's so bold and cool! I love the metallic gold accents with the brighter spring colors.

Easter Decor
Modern Easter Egg Sign
Need an easy Easter craft? Cut out paper bunnies and add pom pom tails to make a quick and easy garland. I love that you could customize the colors and patterns to match your style.
Easter Garland
Pom Pom Bunny Tail Easter Garland

This gold-speckled egg wreath is so pretty. The combination of happy Easter colors plus the bling of the gold leaf is perfection!
Easter Wreath
Gold Speckled Egg Wreath
Give me all the bunnies at Easter. This one is made of reclaimed wood and makes the perfect porch decor for spring.
Pinterest Easter Crafts
Reclaimed Wood Easter Bunny

I think this next project is so clever... it's a furry and fluffy Easter bunny wreath!
easter wreath idea
Fuzzy Easter Bunny Wreath
Hold on to your socks. This next Easter craft is too fun. It's an Easter basket made of chocolate and decorated with candy!

Edible Easter Basket
Easter Basket Made of Chocolate
I love simple Easter decorating ideas like this next one. What a gorgeous floral arrangement and it looks easy to put together.

Easter Floral Arrangement
Easy Easter Floral Arrangement
If you want something unique, this door hanging is made of faux tulips and looks like a carrot. Isn't that clever?!
Easter Door Hanging
Easter Carrot Tulip Wreath

I love to share little gifts with neighbors and friends on holidays, and these Easter bunny treat sacks would be the perfect packaging for delivering goodies.
easy easter crafts
Easter Bunny Treat Sacks

Or if a bunny doesn't suit, look at these Easter carrot treat containers! Stinkin' cute!

Easter Treat Bag Craft
Easter Carrot Treat Bags

This next Easter craft isn't really a craft... it's a recipe. But it was too cute not to share. It's a rice krispy treat cake!
Easter Dessert
Easter Rice Krispy Cake

I think I'll make these easter bunny suckers to put in my kids' Easter baskets this year. They'd also make a great gift or just a fun Easter craft for kids.
easter crafts for kids
Easter Bunny Suckers

When I saw these spring animal jars, I thought they were so perfect for Easter. The baby animals are one of the best parts of spring after all!
easter arts and crafts
Easter Animal Jars
This next Easter craft is a fun printable that comes in several color options and can also be printed as a coloring page. I think it would be gorgeous painted with watercolors and put in a picture frame as Easter home decor.
Easter Printable Craft
Printable Typography Bunny Art

This Easter bunny canvas would come together so quickly and adds a fun touch of Easter to your home.
Easy Easter Art Idea
Easter Bunny Canvas

Have any single socks? Turn them into sock bunnies! 

fun easter crafts
Easter Sock Bunnies

This Easter bunny wreath idea has so much room for customization. Two grapevine wreaths, some bunny ears and voila... an adorable Easter craft!
cute easter crafts
Easter Bunny Wreath
Have you started thinking about Easter crafts? I'm getting excited to pull my Easter bin down from the shelves in the garage and get decorating and crafting. Bring on Spring!!
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