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How to Hire a Graphic Designer

How to Hire a Graphic Designer

Are you in the market for a Graphic Designer? There are a few things you may need to know before finding the right fit. I've accumulated a few key factors here for you to remember when searching for your perfect designer for your...

Can I Submerge Vinyl?

Can I Submerge Vinyl?

I hear these questions all of the time. Can I submerge this vinyl? Will this vinyl work in saltwater? Is it dishwasher safe? Is this vinyl waterproof? There are yes and no's to all of these questions, but we have to get to the...

Simple Ideas To Organize Your Office/Craft Room

Simple Ideas To Organize Your Office/Craft Room

Are things starting to pile up around you? Are you starting to lose site of your desk? Maybe your corners are starting fill with stacks of boxes and you can’t find a thing? Well that was me a few months ago...it was out of control! Simple Ideas To Organize Your...

Monogram Your Wellies

Monogram Your Wellies

I’ve always seen everyone wearing those super cute rain boots during the wet seasons. I love the different styles and patterns that you can buy, but the problem is my calves are too big to fit in them! My husband and I decided to travel to Alaska last September,...

Are you Stuck on Vinyl?

Are you Stuck on Vinyl?

Vinyl adhesive is probably the last thing on your mind when you are picking out vinyl colors for your project, but believe it or not, it’s a very important factor when deciding what vinyl is best for your job. Are You Stuck on Vinyl Adhesives? Manufacturers have...

7 Keys to Success

7 Keys to Success

We all have our own interpretation of what makes a person successful. Many factors go into the meaning of the word success, but what does it actually mean? The dictionary describes success as the following: suc·cess /səkˈses/.noun. the accomplishment of an aim or...

Know The Basics About Vinyl

Know The Basics About Vinyl

If you are planning to use vinyl, you really need to understand not all vinyl types are created equal. Starting with the basics you must know the difference between cast and calendered vinyl. Know The Basics About Vinyl Each has its own...

Need Tips & Tricks on Vinyl?

Need Tips & Tricks on Vinyl?

I’m starting this blog because my life is all about vinyl and so many people have asked my advice on many topics from vinyl to running their business, to hiring tips to teaching classes. My hope is to bring my 30+ years of knowledge to this site for others to learn...

Hello! Welcome to My Blog!

Hello! Welcome to My Blog!

My name is Carin Reynolds (pronounced Karen) and I am super excited to develop this blog as a tool for the craft and sign industry. My background primarily comes from approximately 30+ years in the sign and printing trade. I grew up as a sign child, learning to hand...