DIY KitchenAid Decal


I've had this KitchenAid for about 10 years now {holy crap!}. I'm always so jealous of the adorable colors and patterns on newer versions of KitchenAids. So, I decided to make mine cute, too! It's easier than you think, and the costs are slim to none, especially if you're into DIY.

As with any makeover, you *have* to see the before and after:

My mixer isn't anything fancy, but I love it!


Start out by giving the mixer a good cleaning.
You probably should at least wipe it down every couple of years months anyway... unless you're a slacker like me who hasn't cleaned the thing for waaay too long!


Since I'm a sucker for chevron, I put together a chevron pattern on the computer and cut out the vinyl on the Silhouette. This is where it gets fun - create a design that fits your personality! You could even cut out the design with scissors and/or an Xacto knife if you don't have access to a Silhouette or vinyl cutter.

I used turquoise vinyl from My Vinyl Direct

I love how it looks! Can't wait to makeover more of my appliances and accessories!!

Linking to these parties!

**Disclosure: I received the vinyl to review from My Vinyl Direct. All opinions are my own.**

14 comments:

  1. That is awesome! I've always wanted to do something to my mixer...I just haven't committed yet! I'm thinking now that I have my cameo...I just may need to commit.

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  2. Love this! I also have a white KitchenAid (a hand-me-down from my mother in law) that's probably around the same age as yours. I love it, but also would like to have a jazzy colored model. There's no way I'm going to replace my current trusty mixer, so I'd love to follow your DIY!! It's great.

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  3. I love this - I keep saying Im going to give mine a makeover too but I have yet to do it.

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  4. Thanks for the reminder to clean my KitchenAid! :) I LOVE the turquoise-such a happy color. I wonder, do you use the mixer more often if it's pretty or would I just want to keep looking at it on my counter??

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  5. SUPER CUTE LINDSAY. love love it! XO, jen

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  6. What a fun way to personalize a fairly generic kitchen appliance! Very cute.

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  7. Oh this is gorgeous! I love the colors and chevron!! Thanks for the idea girl!
    Stopping by from the DIY Dreamer :-)

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  8. that's awesome! I saw this on the DIY Dreamer link up! would love it if you visited my blog
    my KA isn't smooth though :( it's got a bumpy finish.
    it seems like it will never die it too is over 10 years old

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  9. I've been trying to come up with a design for Rosie (my mixer). Our friend works for a company that does vinyl wrapping and I know he can put something together for me. You've got my gear turning again.

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  10. Great idea! The coloured kitchenaids are fun, but I think white is classic and will always match your kitchen décor. I am in the market for a mixer, but am scared to commit to a colour! If I get white, then I can decorate it I choose and then change it up!

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  12. Thanks for sharing this at the 'Your Great Idea' link party on 'Or so she says...'! A new link party just opened up (it's Saturday!) and I wanted to invite you back to share again. Each week I pick two links to feature again on the blog, share on Facebook, pin, and follow on Pinterest. Hope to see you soon...and, I know my readers do too! www.oneshetwoshe.com

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  13. Would you be willing to share your design? So cool...but I don't know how to make one myself!

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