Thursday, March 13, 2014

Cricut Easter Blessings Vinyl For Car

I thought it would be a neat idea to put an Easter vinyl word art saying on my car.  I did this at Christmas and really enjoyed how it looked!

I used the digital Cricut cartridge called Easter Blessings ($9.99 for these images):
Here's how I layered the vinyl:

First I laid out the images on the Cricut Craft Room mat as I wanted them to go on the car.  Then, I separated the layers for easy vinyl placement.
Above, I have the shadows laid out as they will go on the car.  I will layer everything onto these shadow pieces and then apply that in one giant piece to the car.

Once I cut the layers, I used the tool above to pick out all the bits and pieces.
 Then, using the scraper, I burnished on the transfer tape.
Now, we are moving this white writing onto the shadow.
I carefully peel the backing off the vinyl so the whole word art is now on the transfer tape.
Then, very, very carefully, I lay the white layer onto the shadow.  I burnish it again to get a good seal.
I do this again for the flowered section (much trickier).  Rip off a small piece of transfer tape to do the flowers as they do not line up with the base layer.  You will have to transfer them one by one.
Got that one on!
Now we finish all the flower layers and we are going to add the whole thing to the shadow layer.
Again, burnish that on with the scraper.
Here it is all together!  Now to add transfer tape to this and bring it out to the car.
Here it is going on the car back window.






It was hard to get a good picture of this so that's why so many views.  It was starting to get grey outside and next thing you know, we had all kinds of tornado sirens and touchdowns in Dallas.  I had finished this project and raced to the Walmart supermarket for "one more thing"before the storm and I got stuck in there during one of the siren warnings.  They shooed us to the back of the supermarket and we waited it out.  At the "all clear", I rushed home only to go through sirens 4 more times.  Thankfully, we were ok and I was able to get my kids from school, where they had been in weather lockdown, with little trouble.

It's a good thing I didn't wait to the very last minute to make this, like I've been known to do...LOL!


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60 comments:

  1. That is beautiful Joy! I have not tried vinyl on the car but you may have just inspired me to do that!

    Tracy

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  2. Cute idea! I have not tried putting vinyl on my car yet but may to try it.

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  3. You must have the most beautiful car in TX. I have not tried vinyl on the card the only vinyl I've done is the iron on vinyl project that came with my explore you know decorate the Explore carry bag and that was fun.

    You really do a great creative job with vinyl. Thanks for always sharing your projects it's always fun.

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  4. Very pretty. I have not tried vinyl for the car.

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  5. What a great idea...I love it!!!

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  6. Love the vinyl on your car! Have not tried vinyl on our car. Thanks for sharing your time, talents and ideas with us.

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  7. I have not tried vinyl on my car yet! Is it hard to get off? Can you reuse them after you take them off?

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    1. It's not too hard to get off BUT you can't reuse it - in the removal process, it would be damaged too much.

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  8. What a lovely idea! Your vinyl Easter project is most inspiring! Love the bright colors!

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  9. Have not tried vinyl on my car! I love the idea though.

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  10. This greeting is absolutely beautiful! I want to do that.
    Thank for sharing
    Kathy213:)

    kathy21361(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  11. The "Easter Blessings" vinyl on your car looks really pretty. I have not yet tried vinyl on my car.

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  12. Wonderful idea for your car. It came out beautiful.
    linda
    lmkindell1@verizon.net

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  13. What a neat idea! No I've never done it on a car, in fact haven't worked with vinyl yet. Something I need to try. Why isn't there more hours in a day?

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  14. Amazing job! Beautiful outcome.
    Martha from Norman

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  15. I haven't tried it but it looks like something I could do.

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  16. This is great Joy, very festive! I don't have a car, maybe I could decorate a bus or train haha!

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  17. Looks nice. Not tried vinyl to put on my card. It sure was windy here in Central TX.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  18. I have not tried vinyl on my car, but I have to admit that yours is really nice.

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  19. Lovely greeting on the car. I've only tried vinyl grillwork on a window using the Ornamental Iron cartridge.

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  20. I have not tried cutting vinyl yet with my Cricut but I tried the one for fabric. I would like to try it one day to decorate our car.

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  21. this is really awesome... I have not yet tried vinyl on my car yet, I have thought about it many times... ugh procrastination lol thanks for the inspiration :)

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  22. I've waited almost 20 years since my son got married for a grandchild and I finally have one on the way! Yippie! This cartridge would be perfect for me as I plan on hosting a shower for my very dear daughter-in-law.

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  23. I could never live where tornado happen. I only live with Hurricanes and an unusal amount of snow this season. Glad all is safe. I love the Easter vinyl. very springy and colorful.
    DawnRI

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  24. Joy ... Thanks for all the great ideas and help you give us! You are so generous with your time and wonderful ideas. And for going thre extra moluefornus!

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  25. I have not tried vinyl on my car but I have a vinyl saying on the wall in my craft room that I cut out a while ago. I love what you did on your car and I just might have to try that. It really looks pretty.

    Leslie

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  26. I have not, but it looks like fun!

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  27. I haven't tried the vinyl on a car, or anything else yet, but you sure have me thinking about doing it. Thanks for the instructions.

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  28. I haven't tried vinyl. Just got my first Cricut (Expression) in January and have been busy working on Memory Albums of my Mom for my siblings and I. I come from a family of 6 children so that is keeping me pretty busy. We lost our Mom in November. My youngest brother and his wife are expecting a baby boy in July so this cartridge could come in handy!

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  29. I have never tried vinyl on anything. This is such an inspiring project. Thanks for sharing.

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  30. Such a fabulous idea! :D I think I am going to have to build up my vinyl collection. Thanks for the great tutorial and so glad y'all are all safe!

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  31. I've never tried vinyl but it's on my list of things to try.

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  32. I have only tried vinyl once on a wall, not on my car. Would like to try and do more things with it! Did you have Tornado sirens yesteday? I live in Mansfield, and our weather was windy but nice yesterday! But who knows with this Texas weather!

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  33. I have never tried vinyl but your sure did a great job with this one. It is inspiring. Hope you stay safe.

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  34. I have the vinyl but forget to get transfer paper when I am shopping at craft store.
    When we bought the vinyl - no transfer paper was anywhere near it so did not
    know we needed it. So here it sits.

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  35. I have not tried any vinyl yet but the Easter Blessings you put on your car is beautiful. I think it looks so much like spring and I guess we are all ready for spring ----Nancy

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  36. Never have tried vinyl... still getting familiar with my Cricut Expression machine. Love the CCR file and I"ve already downloaded it to my craft room! LOVE getting free ccr files! Thank you so much.

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  37. I have not tried vinyl on my car yet. But, I'm going to (after I wash it). I love the Easter blessings, it's so beautiful. I was also curious about layering prior to applying to the vehicle, so I was glad to see you did that. Thanks!

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  38. Thanks for sharing! I have never tried vinyl on my car.

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  39. I love the Easter design you made for your car. It's beautiful. That's a great idea and you've inspired me to make one too (or at least try to) :-)

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  40. I have never tried it on my car. Your design is simply an "OH, WOW!" design. It is beautiful.

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  41. I have not tried vinyl on my car...but I'd LOVE to! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  42. Love this! My son plays high school baseball and one of the mom's is getting a local sign co. to make decals. I bet I can make something cuter with my Cricut! I've cut vinyl before for projects, but I'm curious how it holds up on the window of your car? Rain, washing, etc?

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  43. I have a cricut angel on my car right now, but I might need to try something new. Love your sesonal message.

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  44. I love your Easter Blessings car vinyl! That is so creative! I've never cut vinyl but after seeing how nice your project is I think I need to get some.

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  45. I haven't tried cutting with vinyl yet. What a great place to start.

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  46. What a great idea!!!!!! What a way to spread cheer also. TFS

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  47. WOW! What A Blessing to share! Thanks for the step by step,see I would have put the green on green,your way is much easier. That why I come to you my (vinyl) teacher! I have got so much infor from you 6yrs now,I'm always learning some new.Thank you so much!
    Rosebud222222222

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  48. I keep wanting to make a vinyl stick on for my car.....but not sure I could do it very well. NOW I think I will give it a go! thank you for the push

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  49. Thanks, Joy this is great. Downloading the digital today. Its a beautiful way to bless people. I love you instructions and videos.

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  50. I just LOVE this! I'm sure it has a positive impact everywhere you go. I have done a few vinyl projects for our cars, and I have several more in mind to do. I really like the idea of doing seasonal/holiday themes. (P.S. - I'm glad you survived your scary Walmart trip!)

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  51. I wanted to do this but I was worried about how it would hold up to the elements. Please let us know in the future how it holds up!

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  52. I haven't tried vinyl yet but I love the idea!

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  53. Love your project but very glad you and your family are safe!
    Kristi Curtis

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  54. I love this! I have yet to work with vinyl, although I would really like to. I'm just really intimidated. I'm so glad you are all safe! Tornado's are my nightmare!

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  55. Never tried vinyl on a car, but my husband wanted his golf cart to say "Old Fart Cart", so now it does. In big red vinyl letters, right across the front.

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  56. I haven't tried it. I wanted to do the Cricut decal cart (where each family member could choose their decal) but it went out of stock so I never got the chance...maybe when I get the Explore, I can try it again?

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  57. Wow that is so pretty Joy...TFS. I have not tried vinyl on the car yet, first project was tossed out...definitely need more practice or something ;0 LOVE your Easter blessing message. So glad you and your family are OK through the storms and warnings. How scary when everyone is scattered everywhere.

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