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My name is Erin and I have been blogging since July 2010 on the recommendation of my friend Ann and now I can't stop, LOL. I created this blog as a place to display my Kreativity. To inspire and be inspired. I hope you enjoy your visit. Let me know you stopped by so that I can return the favor and visit your blog.

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Monday, August 15, 2011
I have been wanting to try my hand at vinyl for the LONGEST time.
I honestly don't even know what I was so scared of but I finally just took the plunge and did it. 
I purchased an 18" x 24' roll of white Contact Paper for $5.99 at Target and went to town. I found a very helpful and comprehensive video on YouTube by Above Rubies Studio explaining all the settings to cut vinyl with the Gypsy. They have a ton of helpful videos. I'm sure you can find the perfect one to suit your needs.
I had wanted to create something for my kids boring bedroom door.
Here is what I did....

 It works out really well that both my children have the same initials. Yes, I did plan it that way and in many cases I have been somewhat sorry I did but not today. :) I LOVE how this turned out.  The kids were surprised when they came home to find it on their bedroom door too, which was fun!
I have a few more vinyl Back to School projects to share with you over the next few days. I hope you will enjoy them. 
I can't wait to do more w/ the vinyl/Contact paper. Unfortunately I have been unable to find any other solid color in the Contact paper aside from the white so it looks like I will have to find another source for colors but for now the white is working just fine for me.
If you know of any affordable sources for vinyl I'd love for you to share your wisdom with me. 

Keep Kreating, 


PurpleFuntastick Creations said...

Cute! you can always use the pattern ones that are to see you doing some crafty things again! :)

Patti said...

Very cute project. I am going to have to get me white contact paper, I didn't even think to use that. I tried vinyl about a month ago and I'm like you, didn't know why I didn't do this sooner. Thanks for sharing!

JustYolie said...

Very cute! I have yet to work with vinyl. :)


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