Hi Friends!

It’s Silhouette Challenge day and the challenge this quarter was to create something that reminds you of summer. Well. I needed a new tumbler to take to the pool with me.  One of my friends told me about these Ozark Trail cups that are suppose to be just as good as the Yeti. SO I had to try and it out and it does hold that ice pretty  well. You can find the Ozark Trail cups in the camping section at Wal-Mart.

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So I created a little pineapple decal to stick to my new summer cup.  It was a quick and easy project! Here is what you will need:

  • Cup
  • Vinyl
  • Silhouette
  • Silhouette Cut File
  • Hook Tool
  • Contact paper for transfer

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Step One:

Cut out your design. I sized my pineapple to fit my cup.  I think my decal was around 5.5. inches tall. I cut out my pineapple in white vinyl and used a mint vinyl for my name.

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Step Two:

Using your hook tool – weed out the vinyl you do not need, just leaving the design you want transferred on your cup.

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I used this really pretty white glitter vinyl from Expressions Vinyl. I am in love with it! It almost has a transparent look to it which makes the design almost looked etched on. Anyway, LOVE it.

Step Three:

Use contact paper to transfer the design over to your cup. Press the contact paper on and give it a pretty good rub. Pull the contact paper off and your design should be stuck on the back so that you can transfer it over to your cup.

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Step Four: Place your design on your cup and press. Repeat the steps above to transfer your name.

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Want to Check Out More Silhouette Projects?

I’ve got two great Silhouette treats for you today! First off, my Silhouette Challenge buddies and I are all sharing projects on our blogs today, so peruse the projects below for a wealth of Silhouette inspiration!

Personalized Lawn Chair DIY Summer Strawberry Tote DIY - With the Silhouette Mint! How to Use Multiple Colors of Silhouette Sketch Pens Patriotic Hand-Scripted USA Shirt Herb Garden with Personalized Tin Outdoor Pillow for Summer How to Make Huge Paper Flowers Make A Half Moon Printed Pouch DIY Nautical Pallet Sign Vertical Herb Garden Ladder Kyltit yrttipenkkiin / Labels for herbs Pineapple Cup Decal DIY Flamingo Nail Art Sunshine Straw Toppers Summer Planner Stickers

1. Sisters, What // 2. Small Stuff Counts // 3. Adventures in All Things Food // 4. Creative Ramblings // 5. Where The Smiles Have Been // 6. Curly Crafty Mom // 7. Architecture of a Mom // 8. Create & Babble // 9. HaberdasheryFun // 10. Coral + Mint Design Co. // 11. Designed Decor // 12. Tehtaiskö nyt? // 13. Tori Grant Designs // 14. Morena’s Corner // 15. It Happens in a Blink // 16. unOriginal Mom

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway

And I’ve saved the best for last! Silhouette America has graciously sponsored our giveaway of a Silhouette Portrait! One lucky grand prize winner will receive their very own Silhouette Portrait, and two runners up will each receive a Heat Transfer Vinyl Starter Kit. (If you already own a Silhouette, just think how great a gift this would make for a friend!) To enter: just complete the entries in the Rafflecopter widget below. You have 18 potential entries, which means a lot of winning power. So, hurry up and enter!

(This giveaway runs from 8:00 am on May 9 until 11:59pm on May 16, 2016, and is open to readers with a US mailing address.)
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