Okay, it isn’t a little piggy, it is a fairly big piggy. I make “birth canvases”, plaques with the babies name, date of birth, weight, etc. Some one asked me if I could put that same information on a piggy bank that she had bought. I said of course.
Large piggy bank…it is about a foot tall
clear transfer tape
red capped blade
This bank was big enough that the surface that I was applying the vinyl too was fairly flat. I measured the area where I planned to apply the vinyl. I then opened KNK Studio, chose a font and typed in the information that I was provided. And then it was simply arranging it and sizing it to fit. After cutting it and weeding I applied the clear transfer tape. I then applied it to the bank starting in the center of the vinyl and working out. I applied the information on both sides of the bank. I love doing the baby birth items. It is fun to see their names& how big or little they were. The biggest to date was 11 pounds and the smallest 11 ounces.
I hope that every one had a nice Labor Day weekend. We stayed home which is our favorite place to be. I worked on a few wedding items, both very simple in design. One used two fonts, one used two colors. The first picture was made using a cabinet door from Re-Store . I used Cambria and scriptina fonts, typed my saying, broke path, and then arranged and resized my words to come up with this design. I placed rectangles between the different colored words to use to line them up during application. I attached the file here Team knk what I love most. I then used clear transfer tape to apply the tan layer on top of the white layer and then transferred both to the cabinet door .
The second was made using a canvas which I painted brown. Using the same method as above I typed my saying, broke path and resized and arranged the words as I wanted them. I am not sure which one I like best.
Clear transfer tape
Rustoleum 2X spray paint
15″ KNK Maxx
Red capped blade
I love making cards, and I make them by the dozen. Besides making them for my mom, sisters, and the “swim club” ( a group of elderly women who swim at the same time my kids swim), I have a big family and need a ton just for my self. My mom and dad had 8 kids, who had 17 kids, who had 19 kids and counting…so I send out cards weekly. :O)
This card was made for a special friend, Colleen, who I meet through the KNK group. When I make a card I find it just as easy to make a dozen at once.
- 15 KNK MAXX
- red capped blade
- 46 for vinyl
- 90 for paper
- speed 400
The card base is paper, as is the black background for Hello Kitty. Everything else is vinyl. Using the clear transfer tape makes it simple to line everything up. It was fun and easy to make. Here is the file hello kitty with star balloons It was sized for an A6 card.
Years ago I had a small craft and antique shop on our property. It was in the early 90’s when handmade crafts were very popular. In 1996 I closed the shop. I had some wood that my husband had cut for me to make signs out of and I didn’t use all of it. Every once in a while he would remind me of the wood he cut and I never used. So this week,18 years later, :~) , I decided the time had come to use the wood. So, I saw something I liked on Pintrest and it needed a rectangular piece to put it on, a match made in heaven!
Clear transfer tape
fine sanding block
KNK Maxx 15″
Red capped blade
Aren’t they sweet…or is it just me because I finally found a use for the wood??? I still have a ways to go before it is gone but it’s a start. I painted the wood the color that I wanted it to be using Rustoleum 2X Painters Touch spray paint. It covers quickly and evenly. I let it dry for at least 24 hours. I then use a fine sanding block and sand the paint and wipe it off with a micro fiber cloth to remove any dust. I find that this step helps the vinyl really adhere. I love to use the clear transfer tape to transfer the vinyl because you can see exactly where you are placing it.
Here is the file Love the wine your with teamknk
As many of you know, I really like working with vinyl. I use it a lot on cards and scrapbook items I make for my daughter. Many of the things I make are tiny and need precise application, that is where Clear Transfer Tape from KNK USA comes in hand.
Clear Transfer tape
KNK MAXX 15″
42 force for vinyl
100 force for paper
This card is another Pinterest inspired card. I loved the colors they used and I loved the card itself. All of the shapes were created in KNK studio using the shape tool.
You will note that the original photo of the Mr. & Mrs. is different from the end product. Although the Mr. & Mrs. cut perfectly I didn’t want to transfer all of the little dots but yet thought the card looked too plain with out those dots. So I did what I often do, and that is to transfer the image to Word and print it, so simple!
I have attached the file for the card. yellow and gray 6×6 Mr. & Mrs card