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How I made article 6

This article is brought to you by Lizzsews.


Today I was scavenging around my house... looking for the right object to strike at... something that I could customize for my next make…

In today's article, I will guide you through how I spiced up a Phone stand/holder. Follow along with this project and share your result in Lizzsews Facebook group.


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What I used:


  - Standardgrip mat

  - Removable vinyl

  - Transfer tape

  - Phone stand/holder

  - Lysol wipe

  - Cricut


The steps I took:

 

I wiped the phone stand with a Lysol wipe to create a clean and clear surface for my design. 


I decided on a charging design to use, and you can find it here on cricut design space with this image ID: #M26F6CBEC


I cut it out at 0.9” wide and kept it on uniform sizing. I cut my vinyl to the size of the design I was going to cut, but just a little bigger and placed the liner side down on the mat.



After it was cut, I weeded the design. I cut a piece of transfer tape a little bit larger than the vinyl and burnished the vinyl onto the transfer tape. 


Burnish: polish by rubbing. Smooth/scrape. 

To weed: weeding is when you remove negative pieces around a cut image.


I slowly peeled up the transfer tape, ensuring that each piece of vinyl was attached to it. 


Next was placing the transfer tape with the vinyl design onto my phone stand. I placed the design in the spot that I wanted it, using the grid lines on the transfer tape to help, and I burnished the design onto the phone stand. 



I found that this particular phone stand material was difficult to get the design to adhere to. It took quite a bit of scraping and slow peeling checks. But it turned out great in the end 😃


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