Ginger Snap Crafts: Huge Laundry Room Sign with Cricut Explore Air™

27 February 2017

Huge Laundry Room Sign with Cricut Explore Air™

Hello there! Last week I showed you my laundry room makeover. I kind of love it. Buuuuuuuut it was missing a little something. This Huge Laundry Room Sign that I made with my Cricut Explore Air™ was the final touch it needed. :)

huge laundry room sign at GingerSnapCrafts.com #madewithCricut #cricutmade

laundry room makeover

Alright, I know I filled you in on the amazing Cricut Explore Air™ before, but just in case here’s a little reminder. :)

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Cricut Explore Air is an electronic cutting machine made especially for DIY projects & crafts. It can cut a HUGE variety of materials from paper to iron-on vinyl to vinyl lettering (my fave!) to even thicker materials like leather & burlap!

Some other features of the Cricut Explore Air™ include:

  • Embedded Bluetooth® for wireless cutting
  • Dual carriage for cutting and writing or cutting and scoring in one step
  • Upload your own images for free (.svg, .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .dxf)
  • Cut over 60 materials from vellum to leather
  • Smart Set® dial for easy material settings
  • Free Cricut Design Space online software and iPad app
  • Cut Smart® precision cutting
  • Works with all Cricut® cartridges
  • Integrated storage compartments

Last time I showed you how I made a simple DIY sign using this machine & an image from Cricut Design Space.  Today I’m going to show you how to make your own design using fonts on your computer. Let’s get started. :)

For this project you’ll need:
a board (I cut a 1x12 to 28 inches to make mine.)
white chalk paint
sandpaper
hand sander
saw tooth hanger
hammer
black vinyl
transfer tape
Cricut Explore Air

First, I opened up my Cricut Design Space on my computer, & then I clicked the add text button. You can use any font on your computer to design your sign. I chose the Rockwell font to make my laundry room sign. You then can use the size boxes to adjust your lettering to fit your board perfectly.

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Next, it’s time to send it to your machine to cut out. Since my sign was so big I had to cut it in two pieces.

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I pieced them together & taped it in place. Then I put the transfer tape on top.

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Then I removed the backing paper leaving the letters on the transfer tape.

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I flipped it around, centered my words on my board & rubbed it with this handy tool.
*Earlier I had painted this board with chalk paint, let it dry & distressed it with a hand sander.

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I carefully removed the transfer tape leaving my words behind.

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To hang my board I simply nailed in a saw tooth hanger on the back. All done!

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Then I hung up my sign on the wall. I kind of love it! :)

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Check out my other Cricut projects below.

Heart String Art

Heart String Art

Easy DIY Sign

Easy DIY sign with Cricut at GingerSnapCrafts.com #madewithCricut

Birthday Banner

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What sign would you like to design with your Cricut Explore Air?
Do you have a favorite font? Let me know in the comments below.

I know I’m inspired to make a gather sign for over our kitchen table!
I can’t wait to get started on my next project. :)

huge laundry room sign at GingerSnapCrafts.com #madewithCricut #cricutmade

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This post was created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Ginger Bowie.

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.