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Mug with Oracal Decal

As you might know, Silhouette has a partnership with ORAFOL to offer 12 colors of Oracal 651 vinyl and Oratape, or transfer tape. Today we will use the Oracal vinyl to decorate a mug using a layering method. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Oracal 651 for Silhouette Oratape – transfer tape Design ID#271644 Step One: Preparing the Design 1. Download the “Can’t Touch This” design (Design ID #271644) from the Silhouette Design Store. Open it in Silhouette Studio® by locating it in your Library. Resize it so that it fits your mug. 2. Our…

Shrink Plastic Motel Key Chain

I’ve been obsessed with vintage motel key chains lately, and what better way to make a custom one with Silhouette’s shrink plastic. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Shrink Plastic – White Printer Oven Baking tray Parchment paper Key chain ring Tassel Design ID #187990 Step One: Create Key Chain Design Open the Page Setup panel and create an 8.5 inch by 11 inch design space. Then add registration marks to the page. 3. Look for an image of a motel key chain on the internet and save it onto your desktop…

Using Silhouette to Solve a Purse Clutter Problem

Every day I waste a lot of time trying to find things at the bottom of my purse. Whether I am searching for a pen, eyeglasses, or lipstick, I never seem to find what I am looking for. So last week I came up with an idea to solve my purse-clutter problem. I decided to make zippered bags to help me organize all of the clutter. Follow along if you think this solution could work for you!   Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Heat Transfer Iron or heat press Small zippered…

Valentine’s Day Pillow

I have been wanting to make a pillow like this for Valentine’s Day. But the thought of cutting out all of those hearts was the one thing that discouraged me from giving it a try until I figured out that I could cut all of the hearts with my Silhouette CAMEO! Cutting fabric on your Silhouette to make this pillow is very easy to do. All you need is a few items. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Fabric Blade Silhouette Studio® Pillow cover (I used the VIGDIS linen cover from IKEA.) ½ Yard Linen Fabric…

10 Things You Need To Know About The Silhouette Handbook

Silhouette has released its landmark publication, the Silhouette Handbook. We at Silhouette have worked hard to bring you a comprehensive guide for all-things Silhouette. Click here for more information. Here are 10 things that you need to know about the newest (and most anticipated) addition to the Silhouette family of products. 1. The Silhouette Handbook is different from a manual When you think manual, you probably think about an info booklet that comes in the box or that is available online for free. But the Silhouette Handbook isn’t a manual, it’s a compilation of all of the information currently available…

DIY Weaving Loom With Silhouette Curio

Hey guys, Kathi here again and I want to know who else is in love with all these decorative weavings for your wall? You know me, I am all in with this boho vibe. Like any other fellow crafter, I’m willing to try anything once. I decided to build my own DIY weaving loom using my Silhouette Curio. The best part is it’s personalized! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Curio 12 in. Mat Silhouette Sketch Pens 2 Wood Pieces (1.25 in x 10 in) 2 Wood Pieces (1.25 in x 12 in) Various Colored Yarn (any thickness) Hammer Painters Tape Nail…

Favorite Projects To Get Ready For Summer

Well hello, June! Thank you, Mother Nature, for the fabulous Florida spring weather. Now, it’s time to get ready for some summer fun! Beach days occupy most of our summer bucket list around here, but we like to have other fun things to look forward to, as well. Need some summer prep ideas too? Check out my top favorite ideas from this very blog to get you started. Monogrammed Beach Bag We definitely “need” a new monogrammed bag to tote some beach goodies down by the water, right? It’s no problem achieving that with Heat Transfer and a blank canvas bag….

Why Mint Stamps Are A Perfect Match for Weddings

It’s officially wedding season!!  Are you one of the lucky brides planning away this year? Here are five ideas on how the Mint™ can be your best friend when it comes to adding personalized details to make your big day extra special. One: Personalized Ribbon How fun is this personalized ribbon?  I can think of a million uses….invitations, favors, table decor, etc.  You could make it say Mr. & Mrs., a quote, graphic, the date… again I could go on and on.   Two: Custom Place Settings The dreaded seating chart!!!  Who is going to sit where?  Will they get…

Plan A Bridal Shower With The Help Of The Mint

If you’ve ever thrown a bridal shower you know how much fun, yet stressful it can be. Let’s see if this roundup of ideas using the Silhouette Mint™ can help simplify it for you. This nifty, little personal customized stamp maker can cut some serious corners when planning a gathering. Stamped Wrapping Paper Everyone likes to make gifts special, from the gift selection itself to the presentation. I wouldn’t even want to disturb the paper on this beautifully wrapped gift! With eighteen different Mint Ink colors to choose from, your custom-made stamp can be any color(s) you want so you…

How To Make Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Shine

Hola!  Happy almost Cinco de Mayo everyone.  I’m here today showing you how to put together a fun fiesta for your friends and family with your CAMEO®. Cinco de Mayo also happens to be my sister-in-law’s birthday so we always have a good reason to celebrate.  I threw her a tiny little party at our house and I also managed to do it on a tight budget!  How you ask? With my Silhouette CAMEO®, paper, balloons, and clear printable window cling.  Yep!  That’s it!  (well I used some cute dishes I found for about a dollar each too from that…

Surprise Your Guests With This Gender Reveal Project

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE watching gender-reveal videos and announcements—even random people’s announcements online. They are just so fun and creative to watch. When I had my daughter, my husband and I chose to do a cake gender reveal that had the color of the gender inside! It was pink. And now my daughter is almost two, and boy does time sure fly. Today I am going to show you how to make the cutest gender reveal scratch-off sticker cards with Silhouette’s printable scratch-off sticker sheets. Step One: Create Your Design I chose to make a cute…

Create A Quiet Book With Silhouette Printable Cotton Canvas

In the Specialty Media section of the Silhouette website, there is a plethora of products that you might not have realized exist. You should really check it out if you haven’t! One of those types of Specialty Media is Printable Cotton Canvas, and today I’m going to show you a little project that I’m currently using it on. A few things about Printable Cotton Canvas first: Each pack contains eight white, letter size (8.5 in. x 11 in.) sheets. It’s printable, of course! You can load it right into your home printer and print like normal. You can cut it on…