Coffee and Tea Time Sign

Looking for a simple sign for your Kitchen? This Coffee and Tea Time Sign is easy to create using vinyl and a piece of wood.

coffee and tea time sign

It’s fun to decorate the different areas in your home, like a coffee/tea bar. This sign would make a nice addition over your kitchen window or above your coffee bar area. You can also make a vinyl decal to put on your coffee or tea maker. The possibilities are endless as to what you can make using the coffee cup and/or tea cup.

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coffee cup

If you are only a tea drinker then I also have a tea cup for you to use to make a sign.

tea cup


coffee and tea time sign

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coffee and tea time sign

Coffee and Tea Time Sign

Materials

  • Black Vinyl
  • Teal Vinyl (color of cup)
  • Coffee Vinyl
  • Cream Vinyl
  • Light Pink Vinyl (for steam)

Tools

  • Cricut Maker
  • Brayer
  • Light Grip Cutting Mat
  • Spatula
  • Weeding Tool

Instructions

Cutting Out the Coffee and Tea Time Sign

Upload the cup in to design space. There is both a tea cup and a coffee cup depending up which you would like on your sign.

coffee and tea time sign cup in design space

Select all

Click on where you can resize and resize the to the size you want to cut out

The sign I created was 24" wide by 5.5" high

Next add a text box and type the word "Coffee"

coffee and tea time sign add text box

Once you have the word typed click on the font drop down menu and select the font you want to use

I used the Futura LT Extra Bold Font as it is a single layer cutting font and it makes the letters bigger for cutting out of vinyl

Select the word coffee and attach it (this will keep your letters in the correct order)

Next add another text box and type the word "Tea"

Select the word tea and choose the font that you used for the word coffee.

Select the word tea and attach it

coffee and tea time sign attach the word tea

Now depending up on the size of the piece of wood you are using for the sign, select all and resize your size to the size you need

coffee and tea time sign select all and resize


Next you will click on "Make It" and the mat selection screen will appear

Once you select the mat size click on the continue button

Next the prepare mat screen will appear.

coffee and tea time sign prepare screen

Now if everything looks correct on it, click on the continue button


The next screen will be where you will select the type of vinyl you are using. If you do not see the material in your material favorites, click on "browse all materials" to find the weight of cardstock that you are using. For example the black vinyl I used is premium vinyl, you will need to select "Premium Vinyl".


Once you have Design Space set, you are now ready to prepare your mat. I used a brayer when placing the vinyl on the mat, this helps in making sure that the vinyl is adhered to the mat and will help in keeping the vinyl moving when it is being cut. 


Assembling the Coffee and Tea Time

Starting with the wood sign, paint the sign the color you would like and let it dry for at least 24 hours.

Once the wood piece is ready

Weed the letters of the vinyl pieces. I cut the word coffee and the word tea apart so that I could add them to the sign separately.

Measure your sign and figure out how much you can have on each side of the wording.

Then using transfer tape place the word coffee on the sign on the left

Next using transfer tape place the word tea on the sign on the right

Now you are ready to add the pieces of the coffee cup

coffee and tea time sign cup pieces

using transfer tape add the cup to the sign

then using transfer tape add the cream (light color oval) to the top of the cup

then using transfer tape add the steam (heart shape) placing the bottom on top of the cream just slightly below the top of the cup so that your are not covering up all of the steam

then using transfer tape add the coffee (dark color oval) to on top of the cream

coffee and tea time sign

If you prefer to make a sign for tea time only, there is a tea cup included in the SVG file

tea cup pieces

coffee and tea cup pinterest pin

Please Share Your Project!

I’d love to see what you create. Please share a photo in the comments below and on my Facebook Page or tag me on social media with @carlaarlenecreations

Happy Crafting!

Carla

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