Intro Post
Make the moment special and create a warm and inviting Home Sweet Apartment Sign with the ScanNCut DX SDX85.


  1. 1. Measure the area where you would like ‘HOME SWEET APARTMENT’ to appear on the sign.

Measure Canvas
  1. 2. Create / size to the area for the wooden sign of ‘HOME SWEET APARTMENT’ with the font of your choosing via CanvasWorkspace .

Create Design
  1. 3. Retrieve data on the Brother ScanNCut DX SDX85 machine to select the font design created.

Retrieve Design on Machine
  1. 4. Place the color vinyl facing up on the standard mat.

Place Vinyl on mat
  1. 5. Scan in background to locate exact placement of material on mat.

Scan Background
  1. 6. Drag and place design on the vinyl material.

Place Design on Material
  1. 7. Select half cut setting to cut only through the adhesive vinyl, leaving the backing in tack.

Select Half Cut
  1. 8. Select cut.

Cut Design
  1. 9. Remove cut vinyl from mat.

Remove cut from machine
  1. 10. Peel vinyl to reveal cut out design.

Peel Away Vinyl
Design without vinyl
  1. 11. Weed out additional vinyl.

Remove Excess Vinyl
  1. 12. Size / cut transfer paper.

Cut Transfer Paper
  1. 13. Place transfer paper over design and lift design.

Place Transfer Paper Over Design
  1. 14. Place transfer paper with design over desired position on the wooden sign.

Place Design over canvas
  1. 15. Stick in place.
    Stick Down Design
  2. 16. Remove transfer paper leaving behind the cut out design.

Remove Transfer Paper
Final Look Of Canvas
Ready to be displayed! Where will you put your DIY ‘Home Sweet Apartment’ sign?