Friday, January 17, 2020

"Fearless" Zipper Pouch

Create your own empowerment decorated zipper pouch with Joy® embroidered letters!



You will need:
  • Joy® Iron-On White Dyeable Letters
  • Kunin® Felt 
  • Zipper pouch
  • teal marker 
  • iron
  • die cutting machine
  • leaf die shape
  • fabric glue
  • scissors


Instructions:
  1. Color the letters for your word with the marker.
  2. Using the direction of the back of the package heat set the word of choice across the bottom of the pouch.  I chose  "FEARLESS".
  3. Cut the shapes needed for flowers then make your felt flowers. Cut the leaf shapes then glue at the top as shown. 

Now you have a zipper pouch for your pencils, makeup or just to use as a clutch that reminds you how how powerful you can be, or in this case FEARLESS!



Here is a quick video on how to make it.



Look for Joy® iron-on embroidered letters, numbers and floral appliqués at your favorite craft store. 
They're available in different sizes, colors and fonts, suitable for every occasion.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Quick & Easy Valentine Treat Bags

Joy® Iron-On Embroidered Letters  +  dollar store treat bags  =  Quick & Easy Valentine's Day!


You will need:

  • Joy® Baby Monogram Letters & Numbers, black
  • Joy® Iron-On Embroidered Monogram letters, black
  • Valentine fabric treat bags from Dollar Tree or other dollar store
  • Iron and press cloth


Instructions:

1.  Select black letters in a mix of sizes and styles.
2.  Arrange letters on treat bags to create traditional Valentine's Day words & phrases.


3.  Following the directions on the packaging, use an iron to fuse the letters in place.


4.  Fill bags with your favorite Valentine treats for a special treat!



You can find a wide selection of Joy® embroidered iron-on letters and alphabet sheets in different sizes at your local craft stores!

Friday, January 10, 2020

Get Organized in 2020 with Personalized Pouches

Being organized is the key to staying on track and obtaining all your goals for 2020.  So let's personalize some trendy zipper pouches with Joy® embroidered letters and fill them with all the essentials needed for success!


You will need:
  • Joy® Embroidered Letters - Monograms, Large and Small, White
  • Zippered Pouches - Target Dollar Spot
  • Craft Paint - Black
  • Paintbrush
  • Iron and Ironing Board



Instructions:

1. Select the Joy® Embroidered Letter that fit best onto the zippered pouches and dry fit for the best position.  Iron on to the front of the zippered pouch with an iron according to the directions on the package.


2.  Apply a coat of black craft paint to the letter, then set aside to dry.
TipMonogrammed letters are also available in black, but white letters are dyeable and can be colored with paint, dye, fabric markers and more to complement any surface you are personalizing.


3.  Once dry, apply Joy® Script Monogram embroidered letters with a glue gun and glue sticks.


There are so many zippered pouch options at stores that you can personalize yours for all your tasks.  They would also make great gifts!


You can find a wide selection of Joy® embroidered iron-on letters and alphabet sheets in different sizes at your local craft stores!

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Sweet Valentine's Day Apron

Need a little sugar around Valentine's Day?  
Whether you're a chocoholic or just need a kiss and a squeeze, this easy DIY apron will bring smiles to your friends and loved ones.


You will need:
  • Joy® embroidered letters:  1" white; 2 packages
  • Apron:  One size fits all; red
  • Wooden cupcake cut-out - Pre-painted 
  • 1-1/2" pinback
  • Tacky glue
  • Steam iron
  • ironing board 
  • Pressing cloth

1.  Press the apron to remove any wrinkles then position the letters on the apron.

2.  Following manufacturer's directions on the back of the packaging, cover letters with the pressing cloth then press in place.  Turn the apron over and press once more on the back to ensure adhesion. 

3.  Glue the pin back to the back of the cupcake. Let dry thoroughly then pin the cupcake to the apron as shown.



Designer tip:  There are many pre-painted wooden cut-outs to choose from. Pick your favorite to embellish an apron with your favorite saying! 

Look for Joy® iron-on, embroidered letters, letter sheets and floral appliqués at 
your favorite craft stores!

Created by Marilyn Gossett for Joy®

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Valentine Dinner Dessert Bar

It'a almost Valentine's Day, so here's a fun way to serve dessert to your guests at your next party!


You will need:




Instructions:

1. Adhere foiled paper to lightweight cardstock using double-sided adhesive then punch out heart shapes.


2.  Adhere the embroidered letters to the hearts with double-sided adhesive then attach the hearts to the front of the top drawer with glue dots.


Look for Joy® iron-on embroidered letters, numbers and floral appliqués at your favorite craft store. 
They're available in different sizes, colors and fonts, suitable for every occasion.




Tuesday, December 31, 2019

"2020 Can You See it Now" Canvas

Twenty Twenty is "clearly" going to be a year of stupid puns and silly memes.
We might as well get used to it.  So, if you can’t beat them, you might as well join them.

You will need:
  • Joy® Iron-On Embroidered Letters and Numbers
  • White and Navy Acrylic Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • 10″ x 10″ Canvas
  • Removable tape
  • DecoArt® Americana Classic Stencil – Jacobean Floral
  • Stencil Brush
  • Flower Embellishments
  • Small Eye Glasses


Instructions:
1. Paint the entire canvas with a generous amount of white acrylic paint.  While the white paint is still wet, softly blend the navy blue paint.


2. Once the canvas has dried.  Position the stencil onto the corner of the canvas and tape down the edges with removable painter’s tape to keep the stencil from moving.



3. Use a  stipple brush to lightly apply white acrylic paint inside open stencil areas.

4.  Stencil all four corners of the canvas to create a nice, subtle background.

5. Remove the backing from each letter then position on the canvas.  Tip: use a piece of removable tape to keep them straight.


5.  To make it a little more “Punny”…cut glasses from card stock using a die cutting machine, then glue to the sign with flower embellishments if desired. 

    You can find a wide selection of Joy® embroidered iron-on letters and alphabet sheets in different sizes at your local craft stores!

Friday, December 27, 2019

Personalized Binder Cover

Glam up the front cover of your New Year's binder with Joy® embroidered letters!


You will need:
  • Joy® Iron-On Baby Monogram Letters - white
  • Joy® Iron-On script letters - white
  • Kunin® Felt 
  • Binder
  • Diamond Dotz Dress 
  • Diamond trim
  • fabric glue
  • scissors



Instructions:
  1. Cut out the Diamond Dotz dress and cut the felt to fit the binder cover.
  2. Glue the dress to the felt and a little felt flower to the side for some added fun.
  3. Using the direction of the back of the package heat set the words of choice to the top and bottom of the dress.  I picked "Hello Beautiful" in two different sized fonts.
  4. Glue on a little extra bling to the side of the binder.


Now you can enjoy a binder that is not only cute, but one that empowers you to be amazing every day of the new year!


Here is a quick video on how to make it.



Look for Joy® iron-on embroidered letters, numbers and floral appliqués at your favorite craft store. 
They're available in different sizes, colors and fonts, suitable for every occasion.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Last Minute Fun Gift

When you need a quick'n EZ project for Christmas, 
jazz up a small pillow with Joy embroidered letters!

You will need:


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That's all!


Position the letters on the pillow then remove the backing and press in place.  


These letters are adhesive, so you don't even need to iron them on!
Look how "nice" this is.... and it only took minutes to make.  


You find more quick'n EZ ideas on our Facebook page video here.
https://www.facebook.com/joyirononletters/videos/439570106715067/

You can find Joy® embroidered letters at your local craft store. It's available in a variety of colors, fonts and sizes individually and in full alphabet sheets.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Quick & Easy Monogram Velvet Ornaments

Christmas is quickly approaching and what better way to wrap up those last-minute gifts than with Monogrammed Velvet Ornaments that can be created in 15 minutes with Joy® embroidered letters!


You will need:
  • Joy® Embroidered Letters - 1 1/2" Script, White
  • Velvet Ornaments - Target Dollar Spot
  • Craft Paint - Metallic Gold
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
Instructions:

1. Select the Joy® Embroidered Letters that fit best onto the ornaments and dry fit for the best position.


2.  Apply a coat of gold metallic craft paint on each letter, then set aside to dry.


3.  Once dry, apply Joy® Script Monogram embroidered letters with a glue gun and glue sticks.


4.  To finish, cut the ribbon to a 12" length and tie in a bow around the top of each ornament.


There are so many DIY ornament options at craft stores that you can personalize your Monogram Ornaments to each of your family and friends.  
They would also make great gift tags!


You can find a wide selection of Joy® embroidered iron-on letters and alphabet sheets in different sizes at your local craft stores!

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Reindeer Snacks Sign

Does your house have lots of fun snacks during the holiday season? 
Here's something fun to display on the table with them...  


You will need:
  • Joy® Embroidered Iron-on Letter sheet - red
  • Lg Wood Coaster
  • patterned paper
  • texture paste, stencil, spatula
  • themed embellishments



Instructions:

1. Cover the coaster with patterned paper, sanding the edges to smooth. 
2. Use the stencil and texture paste to add snowflakes around the edges of the project.


3. Adhere the embroidered letters at the center. 


4. Add additional embellishments as desired.


I can't wait to set up my snack table this year and show off my cute sign!

“Joy® letters and numbers are available in a variety of sizes, fonts and 
colors at your favorite craft stores”