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Rhinestone Unicorn

Did you know that there are designs in the Silhouette Design Store that are specifically for creating rhinestone projects? We love all things sparkly, so this tutorial left us with some heart eyes. Follow along to see how you can make your own rhinestone design! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ (with the large 12-inch base) Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Pick-Me-Up® tool Rhinestone Template Kit Rhinestones: 10ss yellow, 16ss yellow 10ss metallic or black, 16ss metallic or black, 20ss metallic or black 10ss green, 16ss green 10ss aqua, 16ss aqua 10ss pink, 16ss pink, 20ss pink Rhinestone positioning brush Iron…

Nautical Nursery Art

If you’re expecting a little bundle of joy or if you’re like me and wait a year to finally decorate the nursery, then you’ll love this project. I’ve combined three different Silhouette products to create a darling nautical-themed piece of art, perfect for your nursery. If the thought of rhinestones turns you off, don’t worry; I’ve kept it tasteful, not tacky. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Printable Cotton Canvas Silhouette Rhinestone Template Kit Silhouette Silver Heat Transfer Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Rhinestones (Assorted sizes and colors of your choice) Iron Frame Design #93203 Step One: Design…

Finally Use Those Paper Scraps with PixScan™

Where are my scrapbook paper fanatics/hoarders at?! I know you’re there, and I KNOW you have saved a ton of paper scraps thinking that one day you will use them for some project. Well, today is your lucky day because you not only will be making an adorable handmade card but will also finally use those paper scraps! And once you do, you can replenish your stash and buy more cute paper. I told you today would be your lucky day! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette PixScanTM Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Pick-Me-Up® Tool Silhouette Studio®…

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….

Five Ways To Customize Your CAMEO Dust Cover

One of the first projects I think every proud new CAMEO owner should do when you get a new Silhouette machine is to customize your CAMEO dust cover. I love having a matchy-matchy workspace—I try to do a little custom work on everything to make it fit right in with my décor. The covers are made from a sturdy canvas material so they will hold up to lots of different methods of personalization. They come in a few different colors, too! For today’s post, I came up with five quick and easy ways to inspire you to customize your dust cover. Some of these are…

Take Crafting To A New Level With Silhouette Leatherette

Ever since I was a young girl, I have loved jewelry.  Lately, I’ve been admiring the beautiful wide leather cuffs that have been made by some very talented designers on social media.  They inspired me to create my own cuff for today’s post. Supplies needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Leatherette Sheets Silhouette Rhinestones & rhinestone setter Design ID #25955 STEP ONE: DESIGN I chose to stick with something simple because this was my first time making a cuff and my 1st time using the leatherette sheets. Open Silhouette Studio® and choose your design. I stretched this design out a bit in…

Custom Rhinestone Templates

  Have you ever wanted to turn a regular cut design into a rhinestone template? In just a few simple steps you can create gorgeous rhinestone designs out of any shape.   In this example I chose to use an adorable font called ZP Ask Me Anything by ScrapNfonts from the Silhouette Design Store to create a monogram on a journal for one of my daughters. The techniques shown here can be applied to any shape or font.   You Will Need: Rhinestone Starter Kit Pick-me-up® Tool Silhouette CAMEO® (or Curio or Portrait) Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition (or Silhouette Studio® Business Edition)  “ZP Ask Me Anything” Font (Design #106585)…

Pick Me Up Tool Tutorial | Erica Sooter for Silhouette America

Bedazzled Mandala

    Have you ever been frustrated while trying to glue down tiny little paper cutouts or gems, only to have everything stick to your fingers and become a big gluey mess? Never fear, for the Pick-Me-Up® tool is here!  The Pick-Me-Up® tool has to be one of the most useful tools that Silhouette makes and it’s perfect for corralling all those tiny craft pieces and placing them to perfection. No more sticky fingers or ruined projects!   Here’s what you’ll need: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ White and Natural Cardstock Ratchet Blade Light Hold Cutting Mat Pick-Me-Up®…

Print & Cut Valentines

      The CAMEO’s ability to Print & Cut designs is a feature I use often, so I was trilled to see that I can Print & Cut designs on Curio too! I’m going to show you how to use Print & Cut to turn this week’s free design into adorable Valentines. Oh, did I mention that you won’t even need glue? Let’s get started!   What you’ll need: printer gold cardstock white adhesive backed cardstock rhinestones rhinestone setter   Step One: Print & Cut The Card Bases   Resize the design until the cards are as large as…

Stamped Scrapbook Layout

I’m sharing with you a layout that I created using a stamp that I made with the Silhouette Mint™. I used the stamped image to create the design of my layout.   To create this layout you will need: Silhouette CAMEO®  and 12 in. x 12 in. mat Silhouette Mint™ and stamp ink of your choice (in 2 colors) Cardstock (in 4 colors) Silhouette Rhinestone setter and rhinestones (2 sizes) PixScan™ mat Adhesives   Step One: Creating My Stamp To begin my layout, I started by creating the stamp.  I opened up the library in Mint Studio™ and chose the round “I love you” design. (This…

Carousel Card

This design is a cute carousel card that was designed by Daniela Moscone. I decided to “bling it up” a bit with some glitter heat transfer material and rhinestones. Yes, you can use glitter heat transfer on paper! For you card makers out there, this will be a review (or you may pick up a few tricks). For those who don’t know your Silhouette machine can help you become a master card maker, there’s no time like the present to try it out with this free design! Here is what you need to create a card like mine: This week’s free carousel…

Free Shape Of The Week: Be In The Moment

    Are you all slowly getting back into the daily routine again? I think we are around here.  This time of year is always a great time to re-organize life, home, work, etc. but it’s also a great time to enjoy the winter season and all that is has to offer.   Today I’m sharing a layout using the FREE Shape of the Week. An adorable snowflake design with a base to create a card.  Instead I chose to use part of the design for a stamp and create a layout.   You will need: Silhouette Mint™ Machine 45…