Friday, November 27, 2020

Evey's Favorite Things: Black Friday Edition


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and YOU earn savings! Evey's Creations is an Amazon Affiliate. This post may contain sponsored content.**


I'm so excited to share my favorite deals with y'all today!! Crafting has definitely gotten me through this entire COVID quarantine, and these are the products that I love!!

1. Head over to Design and Font bundles for their INCREDIBLE $1 event, where over 15,000 files, fonts and designs will be only a DOLLAR EACH! Yes, that's right, oh and WITH commercial licenses! RUN BEFORE THEY SELL OUT! If you aren't a 'Plus' member, definitely consider a subscription! We get extras and we also get extra time to shop events like these, not to mention all of the free bonuses you get with the subscription!!

2. The Cricut Maker! Y'all, I can't begin to tell you how much I love this machine! If you follow me, you know it's the truth. The Maker will be as low as $299, which is the lowest it's ever been! You can buy it from Cricut directly, and earn a $20 coupon for every $100 spent, and enjoy some of the lowest prices of the year (use code NOVSHIP for free shipping on orders over $99!

You can also buy it on Amazon, Wal-Mart for $299, and other stores!

3. A close second fav, is the Cricut Air2, which is also the lowest price ever at $179 (Use code NOVSHIP at checkout for free shipping on orders over $99!  Also available on Amazon and Walmart for the same low price! I believe that Amazon and Walmart are better stocked currently. 

4. If you are traveling with your Cricut machines, this bag, which is currently 20% off on Amazon, is a great way to safely transport it! It's also great storage to keep your machine dust free! Go grab one, before the deal runs out!

5. If you love your Cricut Maker, you will love the Easy Press 2 family!! I love the fact that these are portable and can be used on site at a craft fair, expo or pop-up shop! They're also all their lowest prices and can be found on Cricut's website (use code NOVSHIP for free shipping on orders over $99), but also deeply discounted on Amazon (only $179 for the largest size!) and at Walmart and other stores!

6. I recently discovered TeckWrap brand holographic and opal PERMANENT vinyl, and y'all, I have NOT been the same! When I say it's permanent...well, let's just say that I even made a TikTok about how my kids put a cup with this vinyl THROUGH MY DISHWASHER (Disclaimer: DON'T DO THIS), and y'all, THE VINYL IS STILL PERFECTLY ATTACHED! So, yeah, head over to Amazon to check out the deals before they're gone!

7. Another awesome product that I fell in love with, during quarantine, the IkonArt Stencil kit makes custom REUSABLE stencils that are PERFECT for screenprinting and more! If you haven't checked out my review post on it, make sure you do so! This thing is seriously cool! Go check it out! There's a 25% off code on the site, but for future reference, use code EVEYSCREATIONS at checkout for a lifetime 15% off discount!

8. This product should be on every crafter and DIYer's wish list! If you have been following for awhile, you know how much I love this stuff! It's a glaze, stain, and paint ALL in one and heavily concentrated, so a little goes a LONG way! Save 7% on Amazon today, or buy via their website directly, and use code EVEYSCREATIONS each time you shop, for a lifetime 10% discount!

I will be posting more flash deals on my Facebook page during the day, so stay tuned! 


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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

DIY Screenprinting with the IkonArt Stencil Kit


**Though I was compensated for this post in product and/or monetarily, all opinions, ideas and comments are 100% my own. Please note: this post may also contain affiliate links. Evey's Creations is also an Amazon Affiliate.**

Hey y'all! I'm so excited for today's post! Today, we're learning how to use the IkonArt Stencil Kit* to make REUSABLE stencils and our very own DIY Screenprint!

*(use code EVEYSCREATIONS for 15% off)

DIY Screenprinting with IKONART

I had used an IkonArt Stencil back in Kansas last July, during an event at which I taught. I loved the reusable stencil and I loved the idea of being able to design and make my very own stencils at home! While I use my Cricut to make stencils all the time, they are single use stencils. I was especially intrigued at the idea of converting the brand new IkonArt Textile Film into a reusable screenprint!

So I did just that!

Here's what you'll need to make your very own screenprint!

    • Canvas Frame (remove the canvas by removing the staples from the back or cutting along it with a craft knife.
    • Sunflower SVG from this Sunflowers bundle (which is currently only $2.50 WITH commercial license)
    • Printer (You must use the corresponding film, so inkjet film for inkjet printers and laserjet film for laserjet printers.)
      • Pro-Tip: Use either a PNG file or even better, an SVG file for best results and for a cleaner stencil
    Here's the video tutorial for the method!

    Honestly, my daughter is in LOVE with her new hoodie, and I love how easy it was to make! The best part, is that I can easily recreate it with my washable and reusable stencil and screenprint! We're already planning on making a matching tote bag!


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    A HUGE thank you to IkonArt for sending me their amazing machine and for partnering up with me to offer my readers a lifetime unique discount code (use EVEYSCREATIONS on the IkonArt website for 15% off your purchases)! I honestly am in LOVE with the possibilities! Stay tuned for MORE tutorials using this awesome machine soon!

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    I will definitely be using my IkonArt during the upcoming holidays!

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    Sunday, September 9, 2018

    Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Fall Sign Tutorial

    Hey y'all! Who loves Fall? I DO! It's actually my favorite time of the year. Here's a fun fall-inspired sign and if you are still with me at the end, I'll maybe even have the free file for you! ;)

    My bloggy buddies and I have once again joined forces to bring you 14 Home Decor Projects, I figured I'd kick off Fall with my project, but make sure you check out all of the other awesome ones for more project inspiration. The projects are listed at the bottom of my post, just click on each name and it will take you to each blog!
    Since it's officially Pumpkin Spice Latte season, I thought I'd share this fun tutorial!

    **Though I was compensated for this post in product and/or monetarily, all opinions, ideas and comments are 100% my own. Please note: this post may also contain affiliate links.**

    I actually designed this sign a few years back for a Home Show Make it Take it Workshop, but I thought I'd share the project supplies list and file (free!) with you guys now!

    For this project you will need the following:
    First, sand, clean and stain your board and allow it to fully dry. Once it's dry, hit it with some of the spray lacquer listed above. To make a stencil, simply cut out your vinyl and instead of removing the background when you weed it, remove the letters, leaving the background and making sure to leave the letter centers. Use some transfer tape to transfer your stencil onto your board. Make sure to burnish your stencil before adding your paint so as to not get any bleed through. To get the ombre look, just pour out some paint/stain onto your palette in an ombre look and drag your foam brush straight across it to get the effect. Make sure to remove your stencil while the paint is still partially wet so as to not lift it.

    Alternatively, you can stain or paint the board and use vinyl for the lettering like these gals did at the Home Show:

    Either method looks great! Just make sure if you're going the colorful board and vinyl route, that you seal your Unicorn SPiT before adding your letters. You can do this by giving a quick spray with the lacquer I listed above, making sure it's fully dry before adding the letters using transfer tape or it might lift up your stain or paint. I personally love both looks but went for the stained board in a dark walnut, then lacquer, then the stencil and paint.

    As promised, here's the file in jpg format...just right click, save to your drive, then open up Design Space and upload it. You can find a video and post on how to import your own designs into DS HERE.

    Tell me, have you had a Pumpkin Spice Latte this season already? I will let in on a little secret...I don't drink coffee! I KNOW! IT'S CRAZY, BUT I DON'T! I'm a Tea girl. Tea is life. ;)

    Don't forget to check out the other 13 posts and visit my bloggy friends.
    Here's that list:

    Happy Fall, y'all!

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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Spring Monogram Wreath under 15 minutes...Craft Lightning

    Hi y'all! I'm so excited to be participating in a fun challenge with my bloggy friends this week! It's called "Craft Lightning" and this time around, we're focusing on wood crafts!

    I thought this would be a PERFECT time to bust out a new craft supply that I've been obsessed with for a few weeks...Sola Wood Flowers! My friend Stefanie over at Oh! You're Lovely uses these cuties quite often, so I thought I'd order a few and give them a try and I'm hooked! (I just placed another order the other night because there was a SALE!)

    Here is the full list of supplies needed for this project (I've included links to Amazon in case you can't make it to a craft store):

    **Though I was compensated for this post in product and/or monetarily, all opinions, ideas and comments are 100% my own. Please note: this post may also contain affiliate links.**

    •  Paint your Monogram Initial and set aside to dry.
    • Position your wood flowers on your wreath according to where you like them best and glue them down. 
    • Add some of the spray stem to it to fill in the space a little better. 
    • Glue down your Monogram.
    • Secure your letter with some floral wire.  (I wrapped some of the wire around the 'S' following the same path as the floral spray to hide it.)
    • Add some ribbon or burlap to the top and hang it on your front door!
    I made a quick video to show you how to put it all together.

    The entire project took just under 10 minutes to create! Isn't it so pretty? Those flowers look SO realistic!

    Make sure you check out the other bloggers who are sharing their OWN 15 minutes and under projects all using wood! Here are today's bloggers:

    Did I mention this is going on ALL week? Well it, is! You can check out the full list of bloggers over at any of our hosts' blogs all week long! Here are our hosts:
    Make sure you check them all out! Happy Crafting!

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