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Today's article is just me using my creative brain around my house. I have this small compost bin that I use and I wanted to add something to the top of it; label everything challenge am I right?  I will guide you through how I added a trash bin design to my compost bin. Follow along with this project and share your result in Lizzsews Facebook group.


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What I used:

  - Compost bin

  - Removable vinyl

  - Cricut

  - Transfer tape

  - Lysol wipe and paper towel

  - Standardgrip mat


Steps I took:


I started by cleaning off the top of the compost bin with a Lysol wipe and drying it with a paper towel. 


I cut out a trash bin design on the removable vinyl, which you can find on Cricut design space with this image ID: #M8944E3D. 



I weeded the design and cut out my transfer tape to size. I peeled the backing off of the transfer paper, held each side firmly and placed it on top of the vinyl. I burnished (polish by rubbing, smooth/scrape) the vinyl onto the transfer tape with the scraper tool. 





I then peeled the transfer tape up ensuring that all the vinyl was attached. 


Next was placing the design onto the compost bin lid. I placed the transfer tape with the vinyl onto the lid in the spot that I wanted and burnished it. And I peeled up the transfer tape. 





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