Hello and Welcome to my website, Words & Wisdom Custom Vinyl Lettering. As you can see I am currently doing this in a Blog format. If things go the way I plan eventually I will work my way up to larger website with more bells and whistles than a blog has to offer. My goal is to create custom vinyl creations for you to enjoy. Whether it is in your own home or for a gift for some one special. Creativity is a passion of mine and I hope to share that with you! Check back often as I hope to have a gallery full of great ideas to share with you in hopes of helping you create that perfect something. Thank you for visiting!


Monday, November 28, 2011

Do you Pin(terest)?

I don't know about the rest of you, but my newest addiction is PINTEREST! It's so fun to pin all sorts of cute ideas for your home or a new recipe or two. I must admit though, I find myself pinning a lot and trying hardly any of it! But then again, most of my pinning takes place late at night or while I'm feeding my baby. But it's still fun and so addicting!

Because of Pinterest, I've had customers contact me about projects they want to do! Of course I'm more than happy to help out! Here's just one cute sample of a simple sign I did for a customer all because of Pinterest!

Isn't that cute? So if you see a project on Pinterest that involves vinyl lettering send me an email and we'll get working on it! There are lots of great ideas out there for inexpensive Christmas gifts...HINT, HINT! :)

Also, if you want to follow me on Pinterest here are my boards. I've got some cute vinyl ideas that I need to get working on for myself but I've also got lots of other fun crafty ideas and also lots of yummy recipes that I need to try as well. So follow my boards and happy pinning!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Santa's Cookie Plate

Need a cute simple gift for your Neighbors, teachers, co-workers, or anyone for the Holidays? How about a cute plate? Just buy a simple white plate (this one is from Target) and then you can add the vinyl ($5.00) to the plate. Simple and easy project and you have a cute present to mark off your Christmas list! And best of all it can be done for under $10.00! Can also be done in other colors or two toned (words one color Santa another color)

Welcome Blocks

I've had this project for a while and don't know why I've never posted it. Oh well, now is as good of time as ever I guess! I did these a couple years ago at church for a Super Saturday craft project. It was a big hit. The best part of these blocks is that they can be part of your decor all year long and they can be changed to fit the different seasons and holidays.

There are 7 blocks and each side has a different letter. Some letters are repeated but you are able to make a whole list of words that fit the whole year.

Here's a list of the some of the words it can make:

I sell these in kits (vinyl only) For $15 for one kit and $12 for 5 or more kits. Each kit includes the vinyl for each block, assembly instructions so you can make sure the right letters get on the right blocks, and a craft stick for each kit to apply your vinyl.

These are fun for girls craft nights, super Saturdays and also perfect for Christmas gifts as well.

Here's some more pictures of the different words:

 And look, they can even spell a select few names. :) You may even be able to spell your last name too!

Pantry Makeover

Have a boring pantry like everyone else? Well, you can spruce it up with some fun vinyl.
Decorate the backs of your wall and label jars and containers. Makes everything so pretty. And who wouldn't want to cook when you have a cute pantry?

Labels and Personalizing

When you go to a big event or park do you have a way to keep your stuff different from everyone else? I'm sure we've all done the sharpie trick on more than one occasion but why not make something a little more permanent and use vinyl to mark your stuff?

Now you'll always know which cooler is yours when you are at the park, pool, beach, or where ever. If you're leery about having your last name on something then you can easily do some sort of flower or other fun design as well.

Do you have the same smart phone as everyone else? Why not personalize it with a pretty bunch of flowers...

Or how about your boring ol' water bottle? Everyone else has the same one but now yours is easier to keep track of.

Also, this could be a fun inexpensive teachers gift for the up coming holidays as well. The water bottle is $5.00 at Target and then $3.00 for the vinyl. Now your favorite teacher can have a cute water bottle oh her desk.

Here's another spin on personalization. Need some organizing done in your home? How about bins for each child, they can put their shoes, bags, sports equipment, etc. in their own bins.

Or here's a fun bench with labels for all of those extra things like hats and gloves and even your towels and water toys in the summertime. (It's been snowing here lately so I've been longing for the warm weather again if you can't tell!)

Personalizing can be anything from your name to a cute phrase to a design. Let your creativity go wild.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

You are my SUNSHINE!

Isn't this so cute! This little sign is so versatile! It could go almost anywhere in your home! A great accent to a kitchen. Maybe part of a photo collage of your favorite sun shines. Or how cute would this be in a nursery? You could give it as a gift to your child's favorite teacher. The Grandparents, would love it or even a favorite Aunt or Uncle even! The possibilities are endless!

You could make 1 or even 101. How fun would it be to do a craft night with your girlfriends and make this. It's also a great idea for a Super Saturday!
So contact me and let's get started!

***Don't forget, my Christmas in July BOGO sale is still going on! You have 10 more days to get in touch with me so we can get you some new vinyl for your home, office, where ever!***

A Pinch of this and a Dash of that-Vinyl Kitchen Sign

A fun little sign to spruce up your kitchen! Makes me all warm and fuzzy!

Vinyl is not just for your Walls

I have some friends that have AMAZING eyes for finding things at thrift stores, yard sales, estate sales, whatever and then seeing them and making them into beautiful refurbished pieces for their homes. I however, do not have this talent but I'm always willing to ohhh and ahhh over their treasures and then even more so over their before and after photos.
One of these friends asked me a couple weeks ago if I could make some vinyl numbers for her for her refurbished dresser that she was wanting to put in her living room. I happily obliged and here is the finished product:

LOVE IT! I wouldn't have even thought to put the numbers on the drawers. They look great!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Christmas in July!

I think it's time for a sale don't you?

Starting right now and through the end of the month I'm going to do a Christmas in July sale! YAY!!! I love Christmas so why not have a little celebration a little early this year!

So how about a BOGO?
Buy one sign and get another of equal or lesser value 1/2 off!
The sky's the limit on what we could do. So email me and let's get the ideas flowing and get some cute new decor for your home!
Sale ends on July 31st at 11:59pm. :)

Friday, June 24, 2011

Back in Business!

Hi Everyone! I'm back from maternity leave. It's been fun to have a new baby back in the house again but life has been HECTIC! I'm finally getting things back to somewhat of a routine so I feel I am able to get back into business.

If you have vinyl needs let me know and we'll get working on them! Thanks for your business!

And of course, here's a little shot of my little guy. He was born March 15th and was 8lbs 1oz!

Kitchen Decor-Bon Appétit

A fun addition to any kitchen. This was done in brown vinyl. It's 24 inches long and 5 inches tall. The cost is $9.60 plus shipping. Great gift idea for a wedding present (fits perfectly on a 1x6 board), or a fun house warming gift too! It can also be done in any color you like to match your kitchen decor.

If you would like a more personalized one we can work that out as well!

Door Vinyl for Boys Room-Sports Theme

We have been busy doing some updating in my boys' room so I've of course done a little vinyl in there. They are big Boise State Fans (their Daddy's Alma Mater) so we are doing a BSU themed room. It is still a work in progress so for now just to get the vibe going I added some fun vinyl on their door.
I did a two step process with the vinyl. The inside is Orange and then the outlines are in Royal Blue. Here's a couple close ups.

They love it and it looks great on their door! Once the rest of the room is done I'll show that off as well. We are attempting our own version of Boise State's famous blue football field!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


I'm set to have my baby in less than a week (YAY!) so I will be talking a break from working and taking my own form a maternity leave starting today. I do not know when I will be back in business but for now I'm planning on not returning until the middle of May.


Friday, February 11, 2011

Announcements and Such

Just a couple quick announcements of sorts.

First off, I just received a shipment of some new vinyl yesterday. Including two new colors!!! The first one I am so excited to try it is ETCHED GLASS! I have tried this vinyl in a different non commercial grade vinyl and it was so fun. Now I can't wait to see how the "good stuff" works! If you follow me on Facebook, you may remember a few months back when I tried to attempt doing some real etched glass with the cream and all of that. It worked, but this is so much easier and faster too! Plus no messy cream mixtures with who knows what kinds of chemicals in them. Of course, if you are wanting to do etched glass on something like a baking dish, the only way to go is the cream route. But, if you want it to decorate that boring old vase you got flowers in for Valentine's Day (Hint, Hint) This vinyl is the perfect match! You can do flowers, hearts, swirls, what ever you want! The best part is, if you get bored of your design you can peel it right off and do something new! Can't do that with the permanent stuff! I'm going to see what I can come up with next week with this new vinyl and post some samples. Should be fun!!! The other color I added is fun but on a smaller scale, I have now added an option for HOT PINK in the matte finish! I'm going to slowly add more matte finish colors to my list as funds allow so keep posted for those new colors!

To view all of my vinyl colors look here. Or follow the link on the left hand side of my page for Colors of Vinyl.

And now my other big announcement. Or more of just a heads up really. :) I will be going on maternity leave sometime in the middle of March. I am excited to welcome a new little one into our family so I will be taking a break for a while to bond with our new little guy. If you have been thinking of doing some vinyl, hurry and get it in. When I return I'll be more than happy to do new orders but will not do any during the first couple months after my baby is born. So if you want something done before this summer, now is the time to do it!

Thanks everyone for your business!!!

PS If you have not become a fan of my Facebook Page now is the time to do so! Once I get 250 fans, I'm going to do another vinyl give away!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Vinyl Family Wall Quote

I think every family room needs a good family quote to go with it. I think this one is the perfect touch!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Customized Vinyl Tiles

Here's a couple fun tiles I made for a customer for Christmas presents. They were so fun and turned out to be a huge hit for her families for Christmas.

You can do almost any quote you want on a tile. It's an easy gift and is also a simple way to display a quote if you don't want to put it directly on your wall or aren't quite sure what room you might want it in. Here's another one I made for a friend for her Birthday. She wanted this quote for a while but didn't know where to put it so I put it on a tile for her so she could find the perfect spot for it.

I've had a few people ask me about how to display your tile. The easiest is to get an easel for it. They can be found at most big craft stores. They are usually labeled as plate racks or plate holders. But they work for tiles just as well as your pretty plates that you like to display.