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Chalkboard Cardstock Photo Props

Today we are going to share with you how to create photo props using items from the Silhouette Chalkboard Starter Kit, such as chalkboard cardstock, chalk, a pen holder, a chalk sharpener, and a chalk eraser. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio®  Silhouette Chalkboard Starter Kit Wood sticks Design ID #24865 Design ID #122243 Design ID #72251 Design ID #72252 Step One: Preparing Design 1. Open Design ID #24865 in Silhouette Studio® by locating it in your library. Ungroup the design and release compound path (to do so, select shape, right-click, and select…

How To Create Sketch Pen Fills

Have you ever created a design with text where you wanted to use your sketch pens and have the font filled in? Kelly here to show you a few tricks to fill in those fonts! Supplies Needed: Sketch pens or an adjustable pen holder Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ Paper Frame As you probably know, simply typing regular text in Silhouette Studio® creates unfilled text. If you sketch the design with sketch pens after creating your text, you’ll just get the outline with no fill. You do have sketch font options in the Design Store. If you choose a sketch…

How to Sketch on Treat Bags and Tags

Did you know that you are capable of turning a cut file into a design that can be sketched? We know it seems complicated, but we promise that it’s a lot easier than it looks. Keep following along, and you’ll to master this technique in 10 minutes.  Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Sketch Pen – White Brown Treat Bags Design ID #59440 Step One: Creating the Sketch Design Download and open Design ID #59440 (Mother’s Day Floral Card) in Silhouette Studio®. Although it is a card, we will teach you the steps to make it something…

Use The Pen Holder To Make Personalized Gifts

No matter the holiday, we always find that we’ve got gifts to give. This is why we love having a cutting machine because it cuts down on all the time it takes to make personalized gifts. Today, we wanted to share with you a simple way to personalize a treat that you can give out this Easter. All you need is a pen holder or a sketch pen, and you’re all set! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Pen Holder Silhouette Sketch Pen Cardstock Candy Design ID #257801 Step One:…

Classroom Leprechaun Pennant Banner

My name is Chad Boender, and I am a kindergarten teacher and author of a blog called Male Kindergarten Teacher. Leprechauns are up to their old tricks now that St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner! Having a classroom leprechaun is a great way to keep students engaged throughout the month of March. This DIY classroom leprechaun pennant banner is the perfect addition to any classroom entrance or bulletin board. Today I am excited to share how I created this fun and easy classroom leprechaun pennant banner in Silhouette Studio®. Let’s grab our supplies and get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette…

Quick and Cute “Back to School” Party Invites

You know it’s that time of year again when you see store shelves stocked with notebooks, folders, and pencils! It’s time to send the kids back to school. At my house, we’re always looking for a reason to throw a themed party and “Back to School” fits the bill! This is a great opportunity to let your kids reconnect with their school friends and get them excited about another year of learning. The first step to throwing a party, invitations! This tutorial will get you started. Supplies Needed: · Silhouette Studio® · Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® · Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock…

S’mores Party With The Silhouette CAMEO®

Nothing says summer like a good s’more. We’ve created four projects you can make with the CAMEO that will up your s’more party game. Impress your friends, family, (and pretty much everyone) with these cute ideas. Buffalo Check Roasting Sticks Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Studio® Stainless steel skewers 2- 2’’ x 2’’x 96’’ board cut to 24’’ long—leaving you with (8) 24’’ blocks Buffalo check scrapbook paper Mod Podge Heavy duty glue suitable for wood & metal Drill and drill bit same diameter as skewers Wire cutters to cut metal Cut File Step One: Cut Buffalo Check Open the…

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…

Mother’s Day Card

Hello friends, Today we get to celebrate those very special women in our lives!! Our Moms!!! I want to share with you this card that I created and a cute little gift box to go along with it.   Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Adhesive Backed Cardstock Silhouette Sketch Pens Love You Mom card Design ID #59090 Pendant Charm Gift Box Design ID #45888 Heart & Butterfly Design ID #185812 3D Rolled Rosebud Design ID #116427   STEP ONE: Create Sketch element I wanted to add a sketched lined around the edges of the cut out words on the front of the…

Appreciate Your Teachers With This Hand-Lettered Gift

We’re rounding into the home stretch of the school year. Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up, and what better way to celebrate your teachers than with a custom chalkboard vinyl design. I love to hand-letter my gifts, but if you have several designs to replicate Silhouette CAMEO® 3 has you covered while maintaining that one-of-a-kind look. The first step is to hand-letter a design. I either write on paper and scan or letter directly on my tablet. (If you’re using one of the hundreds of fonts for sale in the Silhouette Design Store, then skip the next step). Import the…

Learn Your Alphabet With This Silhouette Craft [Kids Craft]

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a fun and very easy project that is perfect for those small little hands that are eager to learn their alphabet. This project uses the Silhouette Chalkboard Cardstock. Supplies Used: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Chalkboard Cardstock Silhouette Sketch Pens 12×12 Background Shapes Design ID#22981 Fall in Love Again Font Design ID#95179 1. Create Background Paper I always begin my projects by designing them fully in Silhouette software. I will often take a screenshot of the final design so that I can refer back to it when assembling my project. For the background of my page, I wanted…

8 Must Have Valentine’s Day Crafts

Ah, love—the thing the world needs most right now. I’m taking the opportunity to smother people in that love lately, so we’ll put our focus into Valentines Day for now . . . but keep spreading those warm vibes year round, k? I’m not a fan of this one-day dedication when our daily lives should be giant love letters to each other. Whether it’s Valentine Cards for the kiddos, holiday decor for the occasion or any other token of admiration, when you add the magic powers of your Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Curio™, or Silhouette Mint™ to the mix, you’re sure…