Hello crafty friends! Here in southern Ontario, it’s nice to finally have the warmer spring and soon-to-be summer weather taking up residence. It was a long hard winter here, for sure. In today’s post, I’m going to show you how easy it is to personalise your everyday objects around the house with StyleTech Craft fabulous NEW transparent vinyl.
The object I decided needed a makeover is my glass weighing scales. Most of us have a love-hate relationship with the scales, so I thought it would benefit from a humorous quote. Something (anything!) to elicit a chuckle even if the blasted thing often has bad news to tell..
So here’s the offending item. Pretty dull and ordinary, right? But not for long!
The beauty of the StyleTech Craft transparent vinyl is just that – it’s transparent. For this reason, you can adhere it on the underside of glass, and see it perfectly. Most non-transparent vinyls have an opaque backing, so you’d have to stick them to the top side of the glass. As I want to be able to stand on the top of the scale, it would be impractical to have the vinyl adhered there. (Nobody wants bits of vinyl stuck to the bottom of their feet..)
To achieve this, I chose my inspirational phrase and put it into my Silhouette Design Studio project using a clean, non-fussy font. As the words will be adhered on the underside of the glass, it needs to be flipped into a mirror image. (Click Replicate, and Mirror Right to do this). Once cut and weeded, it was easy to use some clear application tape to then apply the phrase to the underside of my scales’ glass.
So here is the finished item! I thought it was a fun way to express how we probably all feel about diets in general, am I right?!
I hope you’ve enjoyed my project this month; what household object will YOU transform with vinyl?
~~ Emma ~~