Black Friday Silhouette and Expressions Vinyl Deals

It is the moment you have all been waiting for! The big Silhouette and Expressions Vinyl deals are LIVE! If you are new to the idea of owning an electronic cutter, it is such a life changing tool to own! I have owned a Silhouette Cameo for 6 years now. In fact, I bought my first Silhouette Cameo on a Black Friday deal 6 years ago! You can make custom home decor, gifts, clothing, accessories, cards, toys, and just about anything you can possibly think of with a Silhouette Cameo. I now own the Silhouette Cameo 3 and I love it!

The magic goes even further when you add Expressions Vinyl to the mix. Expressions Vinyl is the best place to buy vinyl because they have the greatest selection! You can get vinyl for home decor, clothing, windows, and everything between. I love making custom holiday shirts with my Silhouette Cameo and vinyl from Expressions Vinyl. I made these darling Christmas shirts using printed vinyl, solid colored vinyl, and glitter vinyl! The image was on the Silhouette Studio.

Homemade Custom Christmas Shirt

If you don’t own a Silhouette Cameo yet, or you are ready to upgrade your current Silhouette, now is the time to snag one! They have some really amazing bundle deals happening, daily doorbusters, 50% off supplies and accessories (including clearance), 50% off software and ebooks, and free shipping on orders over $100! The Silhouette Cameo Bundles are only $249.99! The White Cameo 3 bundle includes $694.92 worth of stuff! This is a KILLER deal! To get this deal, you will need to use the code GLAM. Don’t forget that step! [Read more…]

Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Costume

Willy Wonka is a family favorite at our house. We love the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the movies. That’s why we knew we needed our family Halloween costume to be a Willy Wonka family costume. The Golden Ticket is such an important part of the story that we had to have that as one the costumes. So to kick off the no sew Halloween costumes for 2018, here is the Golden Ticket costume!

Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Costume

Homemade Golden Ticket costume

To make your own Golden Ticket costume, you will need… [Read more…]

Disney Character Inspired Picture Frame

We just got back from a trip to Disneyland and it was just the best! I am pretty sure I was the most annoying Instagrammer on my personal account because I posted all of my photos so they could be added to my photo books. But I also wanted to be able to see a photo to remind us of our trip all of the time. I had looked at picture frames at the Disney store, but they were just too pricey! Thankfully with a little vinyl and my Silhouette Cameo, I could whip up something I like even better than anything I saw at the Disneyland shops!

Disney Vacation Picture Frame on www.girllovesglam.com

I love the song, “Zip-a-dee-doo-dah” because I grew up watching a Disneyland sing-a-long that had that song in it. To me, no song screams Disneyland more than that one! I knew that the lyrics, “My, oh my what a wonderful day” would sum up our trip perfectly! To make this frame, I used… [Read more…]

Mickey Mouse Tote Bag

This post is sponsored by Expressions Vinyl. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

We’re headed to Disneyland next month and we’re getting everything prepped and ready to go! One thing that I knew I wanted to take was a fun Disney tote bag that we could keep all of our Disneyland essentials in. I wanted something Disney themed, without feeling too cheesy. That’s why I loved this simple Mickey Mouse inspired design I came up with!

Mickey Mouse Tote Bag

This tote only takes a few minutes to make and it is so easy to do! Here is what you will need to make your own…  [Read more…]

How to Make a Shirt With Many Types of Vinyl: 100 Day of School Shirt

It was the 100 day of school recently and we had to make a shirt with 100 of something on it. When I talked with my kindergartner, she instantly knew she wanted 100 hearts on her shirt! Instead of cutting and gluing 100 hearts on a shirt, I wanted to make a shirt that she could wear again and again… without totally wasting a shirt.

100 Day of School Shirt Idea

100 Day of School Shirt with 100 Hearts

This shirt looks a lot more complicated to make than it actually was. Here is what I used to make the 100 day of school shirt… [Read more…]

Vinyl Organization Hack

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I always love hearing about life hacks that people use. I also LOVE seeing how people organize things in their lives and I wanted to share an easy hack with you! I have tried lots of ways to organize my vinyl from Expressions Vinyl over the years, but once I found a way that worked for me, I have stuck with it ever since. It has been 6 years and I am still using this method, so it must be a winner!

Vinyl Organization Hack on www.girllovesglam.com

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Layered Vinyl Christmas Tree

I absolutely love making my own Christmas decor. Mostly because I have a hard time finding Christmas decor that I absolutely love in the store! One way that I always enjoy making decor is with vinyl. I heard a quote that I sort of liked, but it was a little too cheesy for my taste, so I changed it a bit. My saying is, “Laugh, Play, Jingle all the Way”. I love how this fun Christmas tree turned out with this little phrase on it. I have plans of making shirts for my girls with this same phrase on it!

Layered Vinyl Christmas Tree on www.girllovesglam.com

I knew I wanted to have a lot of rose gold elements in my Christmas decor this year, so I was so excited to see all of the new rose gold vinyl options that Expressions Vinyl has now! To make this, I used… [Read more…]

Thankful Thanksgiving Sign

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that seems to get skipped a lot. The sad thing is it is one holiday that truly stands for something that we should all be paying attention to. It isn’t just a Thursday where we stuff our faces and make shopping plans for the next day. It is a time where we can really reflect on what we have been blessed with and surround ourselves with the people we love. I wanted to focus on being grateful for the entire month of November, so I made this sign that we can look at throughout the month and even add our own leaves to with things we are grateful for if we wanted to.

I love that this sign features geometric leaves. I am a sucker for geometric ANYTHING!

Geometric Leaves Thankful Sign on www.girllovesglam.com

Here is what you will need to make your own…

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Handwritten Water Bottle Teacher Gift Idea

My husband used to be an elementary school teacher. It was always interesting to see what kinds of gifts his students would bring him. A lot of times, he would end up with loads of candy. Candy is nice, but there is only so much candy one person can take before it gets a little old! When it was time to come up with a gift to give my daughter’s preschool and dance teachers, I knew I wanted to give them something practical and personal. That’s when we came up with this darling handwritten water bottle teacher gift idea!

Handwritten Water Bottle Teacher Gift Idea

These water bottles turned out just so sweet with this little 5 year old handwriting and artwork. I know that they will be treasures for her teachers and will be sweet reminders of my daughter each time they use them. I think the best part was just how simple they were to make! Here is what you need to make your own… [Read more…]

Christmas Truck Pillow Tutorial and Giveaway

I have become increasingly obsessed with all of the products featuring vintage cars and trucks carrying Christmas trees. It is such a classic holiday symbol and I love all of the decor that I have seen inspired by them. Last year, I picked up a cute cookie jar shaped like a truck with a Christmas tree on top and I bought another little ceramic truck this year. I knew I wanted a new Christmas pillow this year and putting this classic truck was going to be the perfect addition to the pillow! Making this Christmas truck pillow was incredibly easy, so follow along and you can make your own too!

Christmas Truck Pillow Tutorial on www.girllovesglam.com

To make your own, you need… [Read more…]