A Fun Assortment of Summertime Inspired Projects

Welcome summer with a potpourri of summer inspired projects including a pineapple inspired banner, cool vinyl drink decals and a felt tic-tac-toe board! Get the details below!

Let’s check out the Pineapple Banner first!

You will need:

ScanNCut, Low-Tack Adhesive mat, Colorful cardstock, twine or string, wooden clips, non-toxic glue

Downloads:

Steps:

  1. Download the cutting files to your machine.
  2. Start with Pineapple_01.fcm. Select 2 contrasting shades of green and align with pieces of paper.
  3. Repeat step 2 so that there are 6 of each shape.
  4. Open Pineapple_02.fcm on the machine. Select a yellow shade of cardstock and cut out the wavy oval shapes.
  5. Repeat step 4 so that there are 6 of each shape.
  6. Open Pineapple_03.fcm on the machine. Select a bright color of cardstock to contrast with the yellow and cut out the letters.
  7. Assemble the pineapples: Layer the larger and more rounded green shape under the other green.
  8. Use clips to secure all the pineapples cutouts to a length of string. Make sure the pieces are evenly spaced.
  9. Hang up your banner!

Next, let’s try the cool Vinyl Drink Decals!

You Will Need:

ScanNCut, Glass drinking bottles, Brother Vinyl in 2 bright colors, Brother Roll Feeder

Download:

  1. Download BottleDecals.fcm to your machine.
  2. Verify that the length of each decorative shape matches the circumference of your glass bottles; adjust using the tools on the machine if they need to be made larger or smaller.
  3. Set up the roll feeder with one of the vinyl colors.
  4. Cut out the pattern out of vinyl.
  5. Repeat steps 2-3 with the other color selection.
  6. Carefully peel up the vinyl shapes and apply to the bottles, stacking the 2 colors used on top of one another.
  7. Done! Make sure to hand wash bottles only.

Get your X’s and O’s on with a Felt Tic-Tac-Toe Game

You Will Need:

ScanNCut, Standard Adhesive mat, High-Tack Fabric Support Sheet (Brother), stiff sheets of 12 x 12, craft felt in assorted colors (at least 4)

Download:

  1. Download the cutting files to your machine.
  2. Open TicTacToe_X.fcm on your machine. Choose a color of craft felt and apply to the mat using the high-tack fabric support sheet. Cut out the X shapes.
  3. Repeat step 2 for TicTacToe_O.fcm. Vary the color this time.
  4. Open TicTacToe_BoardLines.fcm one your machine and cut out using a darker shade of felt.
  5. Choose a lighter shade of 12 x 12 felt to use as the board backing.
  6. Lay out the board lines in a tic-tac-toe board formation on top of the felt board back.
  7. Use the X’s and O’s to play a giant game of tic-tac-toe!