How to Screen Print on Wood

How to Screen Print on Wood

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to make wood signs?  In the past, I have used stencil vinyl to paint signs. I would attach the stencil directly to the wood, paint, and then peel up the stencil to reveal the painted design.  Today, I want to show you a method...
How to Clean Your Speedball Screen

How to Clean Your Speedball Screen

When well cared for, your Speedball screen can last for hundreds of screen printing projects.  The clean up process for your screen is simple.  You just need a sink and soft brush.  You can clean your screen with dish soap but I have not found that necessary....
Screen Printing on Napkins with Vinyl

Screen Printing on Napkins with Vinyl

Perfect for graduations or birthdays.. cut your own design from vinyl using your Cricut or Silhouette and make personalized disposable napkins for your next party! The Process If you are familiar with my screen printing with vinyl process, you will use the same steps...
8 Screen Printing Tips and Tricks

8 Screen Printing Tips and Tricks

Keep your screen taut. Your screen should be stretched extremely tight across your frame. After using a new screen for a while, it will be come loose. This Screen Tool comes in super handy to push the vinyl spline back into the frame and tighten the screen. Apply a...
How to Level a Cake

How to Level a Cake

Have you ever wondered how to create a perfectly flat cake for layering and decorating?  It’s easier than you think. I’ve tried all of the tools and made a mess of crumbs, but there’s a better way… one that requires no tools!  Whether you are...
Cake Decorating Class

Cake Decorating Class

I had a great time today teaching my first cake decorating class with this fun group.  I pre-made fourteen 6″ cakes with a crumb coat and 22 pounds of frosting!  This was the perfect amount of frosting for 14 mini rosette cakes.  For most of the group, it was...

Easy Cake Decorating with Kids

This week we celebrated my dad’s birthday.  The girls wanted to help decorate the cake, so we tried something new. I traced their handwriting and drawings to make chocolate decorations. Here’s how we did it:  Write a message with marker on paper. Place a...
DIY iPhone Case Design

DIY iPhone Case Design

I had the hardest time trying to find a case that I liked for my iPhone, so I decided to create my own, unique case.  I purchased a clear Speck GumShell Case (found here on Amazon.com).  Then, cut out a piece of scrapbook paper to fit inside.  Now I can change out my...
Baby Girl Nursery and DIY Cornice Board

Baby Girl Nursery and DIY Cornice Board

This cornice board was a really easy project.  I didn’t want something that was too heavy to hang, so I used a sheet of styrofoam from Hobby Lobby. Cut the front to the correct size, a little wider than the window.  Next, cut 2 side pieces to the depth that you...