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Mini Ceramic Coaster Cake Stands

From JOANN

Valentine cake stands

YOU’LL NEED
Cricut Maker
Infusible Ink Ceramic Coasters
Assorted Infusible Ink transfer sheets
Cricut EasyPress 2
Cricut heat-resistant tape
Cardstock
Cricut heat-resistant pad
Cricut standard grip mat 12″x 24″
Unfinished wood spools
Acrylic paint – red/pink/white
Clear epoxy glue

DIRECTIONS
4 Cake Stand Coaster Tops

XOXO
Insert 4 circles in Design Space and change size to 3.3
Insert text box and type XOXO
Using the Curve tool from the top panel, adjust the letters XOXO so they fit around the circle edge
Place XOXO text over circle and select entire image
Slice

WILD 4 U
Insert text box and type WILD 4 U
Using the Curve tool from the top panel adjust the letters WILD 4 U so they fit around the circle edge
Place WILD 4 U over circle along edge
Highlight entire image and text
Slice

HEART ARROW CIRCLE
Insert heart circle arrow image
Adjust size to fit inside circle around edges
Highlight entire image
Slice

SOLID FLORAL
Change solid circle image to gray
Then change each circle to a different color, according to what color your infusible ink transfer sheets are
Set Cricut to Infusible Ink transfer sheets
Cut with the Cricut and follow on-screen instructions for loading and unloading
When all 4 are cut, peel away letters or images that are unwanted
Using heat-resistant tape, tape each cut image FACEDOWN onto shine side of the ceramic coaster
Turn EasyPress on to 400 degrees and timer for 240 seconds
Place a piece of yardstick over your heat resistant pad to protect it
Place ceramic coaster onto cardstock with image side facing down
Place butcher paper on top of coaster back
Press for 240 seconds, using light pressure
Let completely cool (about 10 minutes) before removing any tape or transfer paper from coaster
Paint wood spools. Let dry.
Attach to coaster bottom with clear epoxy glue

TIP
Dust coasters before pressing and let them completely cool before touching

 

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