I haven't used my Silhouette nearly enough, but this weekend I busted out some vinyl and whipped this up for my back porch table. While out shopping for some other outdoor items a couple of months ago, I picked up this tabletop Off! Citronella candle. First of all, these are a necessity if you want to be outdoors here, and second, a light bulb went off in my head and I thought this would be great for dressing up with some vinyl decals.
I decided to monogram two sides with our initial. I used the GE signature font and sized it to 7.53 x 2.92 inches. Obviously 7.53 is way too large, but that was just the dimension of the text box, not the overall letter.
I originally had in mind to do some type of flourish, damask, or fleur on the other two sides, but while browsing the Silhouette shop I found the abstract butterfly flourish. Since I have a lime green butterfly lantern on my porch already, I just had to use this. It ties in elements from the sitting area to the dining area of the porch. (I'll be sharing my back porch makeover soon.)
I sized the butterfly to 4.035 x 2.44 inches. I cut all four pieces at once and put them on. I'm so happy with this, nothing is safe from vinyl now.
Here's a peek at my outdoor table setting with my new candle as the centerpiece.
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