I was walking through Target the other day, and they had a bunch of their summer items on sale . . . the bright colorful plates, cups, bowls and containers. None of the bright colors really were anything I liked . . . which could be why they did not sell that many of them and had SO MANY on clearance . . . but they DID have a few plain white bowls.
Plain . . . Boring . . . OR a blank canvas!
I grabbed the vinyl I had from My Hobby Vinyl and went to my Cricut and cut out the letters to spell my maiden name . . . my mother always has cute bowl on the counter with candy or something in it, so I thought it would give it to her.
After I put the letters on it needed something more, so I added the butterfly with the swirl coming off of it, which is a cut from the Cricut Storybook Cartridge using the Border Feature button for this cartridge.
How did I get a mirror image of that cut for the other side of the name?
Well, I learned how to do THAT from watching my Cricut A to Z DVD from Above Rubies Studio. I have had my Cricut Expression for almost a year now, and I had NEVER USED this feature! It was not that it was hard to do . . . I think that part of the reason was that I just never saw a need for it . . . until I watched the DVD and Megan showed me how she used it and how it could open up more ways for me to be creative.
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