Nutcracker Sweets Faux Enamel Sign

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I love the Nutcracker Suite - I have since I was a little girl. And for a while now, my husband and I have been collecting nutcrackers. This year, I decided to have a nutcracker mantel, and I wanted to create a little faux enamel sign to go with it.


You remember how I made an enamel sign out of tile for my kitchen? Well, I had to make a Christmas one, and you won't believe how easy it is to do it!

Here's what I used (affiliate links included for your convenience - see my disclosure page):
4"x 16" white subway tile
red adhesive vinyl (glossy)
transfer tape

First, I created my graphic. I used a nutcracker image from the silhouette design store and used the Bellico and Devious fonts to make the graphic I wanted.


Once my graphic was created, then it was time to cut! I rearranged my graphic to efficiently use my vinyl and the space available to cut using my Silhouette Portrait.


Then I cut that graphic out and then weeded it out.


All that was left was to transfer the vinyl onto the tile.  I used transfer tape to do it. And that's it!

Super easy right?

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5 comments

  1. Very cute! I hadn't thought of doing anything with Nutcracker theme this year. Yours is not only cute, but pleasing to the eye!

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  2. This sign is seriously adorable! I love the white on red, such a classic look!

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  3. Hello from the challenge.. Love this. I have been wanting to try out a sign and you have inspired me to do it!! Have a great week - Marni

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  4. Very cute tile. I really like your design and the combo of vinyl on tile. Beautifully crisp and clean effect.

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  5. Ok, using a subway tile to make a sign? Genius!! I love it! The nutcrackers are so cute, too. Thanks for the inspiration!

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