18 May Cricut Cartridges

The Cricut has many cartridges which provide different fonts and various shapes. Because they are expensive, we've invested in a few that can be generic but will also give us the opportunity to have something fun and different. Here are a some of our favorites:   The...

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01 May Utility Knives

In addition to a hot knife, utility knives are very helpful when designing and creating sets. Here are a couple of our favorites: This one is best for cutting 1" insulation foam as we can extend the blade and cut straight through to score the foam, then make...

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01 Mar T-Square

We cut a lot of foam core and insulation foam for signage. Often, we carve the foam using a hot knife, but when we need a straight, clean cut-this is a must have tool....

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High Reach Hook

22 Feb High Reach Hook

We've all been in retail stores where the shirt, sweater, or jacket we want is hanging on the highest hook and we can't access it without a ladder. When I've been in that situation and ask the store clerk for help, they usually get a...

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20 Feb Cricut

While this tool can be quiet expensive, it is a huge time-saver. If at all possible, you'll want to budget for one as it is a wonderful tool that cuts letters & shapes of all sizes....

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18 Feb 48″ Ruler

A ruler seems to be an obvious tool to have in your collection, but it is important when designing sets to have a straight edge long enough to measure and cut large pieces of paper, foam core, poster board, etc. We prefer an aluminum or stainless...

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16 Feb Hot Knife

While insulation foam is a great option for creating backdrops and other elements of a set; cutting it into desired shapes can be tedious. We've found that a hot knife is the best option for carving shapes, letters and other curved pieces of the set....

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18 Nov Projector

Projectors are useful throughout many environments in the context of a contemporary church. We use them in our elementary environment for the obvious reason of projecting images, videos, and live lyrics onto screens as part of our large group production. In addition, we use a...

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