I am very excited to share my first Cricut Explore Air 2 die-cutting project. If you have not heard about this machine yet, let me tell you it’s almost magical! Find details on their official Website.
In this project I have upcycled an old Roti rolling wooden board to a home decoration wood sign.
I found this free SVG cut file here – craftbundles
Paint the board white with double coat of acrylic paint. This helps vinyl stick well on wood. Wait for 24 hours to dry. Then scratch up the edges and surface using sandpaper to give it a rustic look .
I had to make some changes in SVG cut file to make sure the design fits properly on my circular wooden board. Here is how you can customize SVG in cricut design space if required –
Press the green ‘Go’ on top right corner to cut the letters.
After cutting letters on cocoa brown vinyl, we need small pieces of Fuschia and sky blue colored vinyl to cut rest of the design. Follow below steps to rearrange and group the like colored layers together in smaller space. This will help us save precious vinyl 🙂
Use weeder to remove negative pieces of vinyl after cutting. Apply transfer tape on the vinyl design (start in the center and move out toward the edges). Smooth it out using scraper.
Slowly separate vinyl from liner using transfer tape at very small angle. Carefully place it on the wooden board starting from center.
Slowly remove the tape from vinyl design. Similarly apply rest of the vinyl pieces on the board. You might need multiple smaller pieces of transfer tape for that.
Your rustic wood sign is ready:
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