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In today's article, I will guide you through how I spiced up the soap tray in my bathroom. An ‘I Have Spoken’ (Star Wars reference) soap tray.  Follow along with this project and share your result in Lizzsews Facebook group.

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What I used:

  - Soap tray

  - Removable vinyl

  - Isopropyl alcohol 

  - Cricut

  - Transfer tape

  - Standardgrip mat

The steps I took:

To begin, I cleaned the soap tray with isopropyl alcohol to ensure that I had a clean and clear surface to put my design on. 

After a decent amount of designing, and tweaking the design, I created the 'I have spoken' Mandalorian design. 

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I cut the design out of premium vinyl, removable matte. (I didn’t have permanent vinyl on me at the time).

Only place the amount that you need, or when peeling the vinyl off the mat it will start to detach from the lining:

I weeded the design. Weeding is when you remove negative pieces around a cut image.

Next was applying the transfer tape. I cut it to size, peeled off the backing and held it by each side firmly. 

I burnished (scrap/smooth, definition: polish by rubbing) the design (vinyl) onto the transfer tape.

II proceeded to place the transfer tape, with the vinyl, onto the soap tray. 

I burnished the vinyl onto the soap tray using the scraper tool and peeled the transfer tape up slowly and carefully. If any vinyl was staying on the transfer tape, I placed that spot back down and burnished it again. 

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