Today, I have a couple things that I haven't done in a while, a quick update on my craft room and a free cut file!
First, let's talk craft room! For the most part, I haven't made major changes in my room, but I do have a new storage system for my sequins and glitters. I have a ton of small embellishments and I like to be able to see them when I work. Some of you all know that I work in a lab, so this storage solution will not be a surprise;) My old system (condiment cups like this) was getting hard to store and organize, so these clear plastic disposable test tubes were the perfect alternative. Plus, the test tubes are nice and organized in plastic racks that hold up to 40 tubes. I keep them arranged by color and they are a joy to look at and use. If you're interested in trying something similar, there are lots of options for tubes and racks on Amazon and other places online. Most of them are very inexpensive (especially when you don't need lab-quality stuff).
I also added one more piece of furniture to my room. In my never ending quest to position both my Silhouette Cameo and Brother Scan N Cut out in the open where I can store and use them, I found the perfect cart! Technically, it's an Ikea coffee table, but the wheels make it more like a cart. I had been searching for a cart for this purpose and could not find one that was big enough and without a lip around the edge. The shelves on this cart/table are perfectly smooth (rounded edges) and that means that I can actually cut on the cart/table without worrying about my mats catching on the edge of the shelf. Believe it or not, I can now cut on both machines at the same time. Just plug and go! I'm a happy gal:)
And speaking of cutting machines, I've been using my Silhouette to make these little gift boxes. I created this custom gift box to fit 3 test tubes, but they are a great size for a small things like jewelry, bar of soap, or candy. I have a been making a ton of boxes with my extra scrapbook paper and sending out goodies to crafty friends:)
If you want to download the Silhouette studio file (for free!), please go to my cut file page here. I have this file and lots more to share.
Have a fantastic weekend! Thanks so much for stopping by!
Mahalo and Aloha,