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Top 5 Favorite DIYs

Usually in January we all reflect on the past and look to the future for bigger and brighter things. Well, my crafting brain is no different. I thought I’d touch on my top 5 favorite DIYs with We Can Make That. Our goal here is to inspire you create and we think these will get you creating something today!

Chelly with Cricut Crafting
Inspiring you to create! Chelly Ontis, SVG designer and marketing coach.

1. Sunflower Door Decor

This brightly colored wreath was one of the first things I made on We Can Make That. Using this beautiful sunflower yellow deco-mesh paper turned out so cute. (I took some burlap 6″ wide ribbon and just twisted and stuff to make the center.)

Burlap wreath hello door
Burlap wreath hello door

At the time I also had this perfect blue door. It just popped in the crisp fall air. This has to be my first top 5 favorite DIYs. Be sure to pin this one on Pinterest and follow Chelly for more creative inspiration!

Chelly Ontis Pinterest

2. Vintage Printer Drawer

This labor of love is my second top 5 favorite DIYs and is still hanging in my studio (where I create for We Can Make That and help businesses with branding and marketing). I started my career in a printshop in the early 90s and the industry still holds a place in my heart today.

My first logo was a embossed die for my business cards and the die is tucked into my Vintage Printer Drawer too.

Check out how I prepped this to clean it up and finished it to hang in my office. Vintage Printer Drawer blog post one and two. It wasn’t hard but did take more time than I expected, but it was worth it!

How to Clean a Printer drawer
How to Clean a Printer Drawer

3. Thankful Fall Embroidery Hoop

This DIY still makes me smile! The sunflower and buffalo check background are adorable together and makes my third top 5 favorite DIYs. These hoop wreaths are so fun to make. I used a shirt from the thift store for the background and the wooden words were from Joann‘s.

See the full blog post and a few other inspiring pics of Thankful Embroidery Hoop Wreath here.

Other Embroidery Hoop Wreaths to DIY:

fall embroidery hoop DIY
Embroidery Hoop Wreath Fall Decor
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4. Burlap Paper Easter DIY

I do love to decorate with burlap! This fourth project in my top 5 DIYs is a super easy, super cute DIY for Easter.

Use the Bunny Family SVG from our shop and use a bunny for each of your family members. This burlap paper is amazing! It has a paper back making it so easy to cut on the Cricut.

Spring DIYs made with Cricut

5. Thankful Wall Decor + Free SVGs!

Let’s wrap up this top 5 DIYs post with some free SVGs for your Cricut or other personal cutter!! I just took this decor item down to add some Valentine’s Day decor in my studio, but I can’t wait to put it up!

I used HTV vinyl and a paper sunflower I had in my stash for this quick craft.

This post (click the picture below) has a list of MANY other sites with FREE thankful SVGs too…. So much creativity, you’ll be forever thankful! ha.

free thankful SVGs

I sure these inspired you to create this year. If you want to a place to connect and share your projects join our Free Group on Facebook!

Leave me a comment and let me know which one you like best!

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