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Cutting Thick Material with the Cameo 3

Stay wild, Cameo 3, Stay wild. Oh hi there, my crafty peeps, Kathi here again showing you the wonders of my new Silhouette CAMEO® 3. If you haven’t gotten yours yet or need an upgrade I highly recommend purchasing this new machine. There are a couple of first times on this particular blog post. Number one, it’s the first time I’m using my new Cameo 3 for a post and second, I finally got to work with the Silhouette Faux Leather Paper. Now the Faux Leather Paper comes in 3 colors (Natural, White, and Black) but for my quick and easy…

DIY Christmas Ornaments Made To Fit Your Style

How many of you love going to stores and just bee-lining to the Christmas decor? How many of you think the ornaments being sold are too expensive? (I mean, the holidays are tough already to be breaking the bank, am I right?) And finally, how many of you can’t find ornaments that fit your style? Well, I’m going to show you a few ornaments I made with the Silhouette CAMEO® 3 and the Silhouette Curio™, which definitely fit my modern bohemian style. Vellum And Cardstock Feather Ornaments How cute are these feathers? I picked up this printed vellum at a local…

Silhouette Dual Carriage Tutorial by Kelly Wayment for Silhouette

Dual-Carriage With The CAMEO 3 And Curio

Hello! Kelly here today to teach you the advantages of and use of the dual-carriage found on the CAMEO 3 and Curio. It’s one of my favorite features of these machines. Note: This tutorial uses Silhouette Studio® V3.8.118 (basic edition). If you are running a different version, you may see some slight differences from my screen-shot examples. What Are The Advantages Of A Dual-Carriage? No interruption between common processes like Sketch & Cut or Curio’s Score & Emboss Cut multiple types of materials needing different blade settings without manually changing the blade between materials Less time spent switching tools on…

Sketch Pens Are Curio’s Best Friend—Here’s Why

The fall colors that make this project pop comes from the sketched stem detailing.  The leaves are all made out of neutral colored paper, so the variety of color options in the Sketch Pen Starter Kit were perfect for this project Because it’s still technically fall, right? (But seriously. Can we talk about how fast this year has gone? Next time I talk to you, the city will be covered in snow and I’ll be burrowed under blankets for eternity.) BUT, for now, we’ll focus on stuffing the turkey, stuffing our faces, and crafting through the holidays to keep ourselves sane. Have You Ever…

It’s All About The Bass—Err, Sketch! | A Silhouette Studio® Tutorial

If you haven’t tried out the sketch pen feature you really should put it on your ‘to-do’ list.  There are so many fun features and ways to add pizzazz to your sketched designs.   Before I share with you how I created my sketched designs on my layout I want to go through some of the features of the Sketch Window with you first.   BASIC AND ADVANCED OPTIONS When you first open the Sketch window you will see the Basic Options for the Edge Sketch and the Fill Sketch.   Edge Sketch – the outside of your design.   Fill…

Multi-color Stippled Ink Decor

Happy Spring! (Or happy fall to our southern-hemisphere friends.) Either way, both seasons often mean it’s time to keep an umbrella handy, which is my inspiration for this project. I have been working my Curio pretty hard lately with all kinds of experiments, and I want to share how to create this multi-color stipple art with you.   Tools/supplies I used for this project: Silhouette Curio™ Large Curio base and cut mat Sketch pens OR Markers or other pens with the adjustable pen holder * Silver smooth heat transfer 8 in. x 10 in. canvas art panel 8 in. x…

Sketched Canvas Easter Art

Flat canvas panels are lifesavers if you don’t have much room for seasonal decor. With Curio™ I can sketch out a design for every holiday and frame it for an easy to display piece. Let’s get started with this canvas art for Easter.   What you’ll need: Silhouette Curio™ flat canvas panel permanent markers pen holder         Step One When using thick materials with Curio™ you’ll have to adjust the platforms. Try different combinations until you get the right height. You want the combo of the platforms plus the canvas panel to be level with the raised…

Ink Stippled Scrapbook Layout

I’m so excited to share this layout with you because I had so much fun creating it and playing with the stippling feature on Curio. The stipple feature lets you create dots of an image and there’s a variety of patterns to choose from to create the dotted design.       Supplies needed:     Silhouette Curio™ Adhesive Printable Cardstock Adhesive Corrugated Paper Adhesive- Backed Cardstock Markers (or Silhouette Sketch pens) Silhouette Pen Holders (*optional – only needed if using pens/markers other than Silhouette Sketch Pens) Silhouette CAMEO®   STEP ONE   STIPPLE DESIGN Open image up in Silhouette Studio®, size…

Conversation Heart Balloons

    I am SO excited to announce that I’m partnering up with Silhouette  to bring you fun projects every month that you can make with the Silhouette CAMEO or the Silhouette Mint, including this easy conversation heart balloon string! These machines are SERIOUS game-changers for your crafting game. I have no idea how I was surviving without them all of this time!! Ha! The Silhouette CAMEO can cut any material from paper, to fabric, to vinyl, and is what I used to write on and cut out these balloon strings. This is a great project to make before your Valentine’s Day party this…

Scratch-Off Valentine’s Day Card

It’s important to get out of your creative comfort zone and try something different, especially when you have a machine that can do so much! I’m not much of a card maker, but I do enjoy trying out cool pop up cards I find in the Silhouette Design Store. We’re making this one even more exciting by adding a hidden message that has to be scratched off. Follow along and you’ll see how simple it is to put together.   What you’ll need: Silhouette Curio ™ 8.5 in. x 12 in. Curio ™ base kit scratch-off sticker sheets sketch pens…

XO Marker Notecards

  Do you celebrate Valentine’s day? Or do you celebrate what Leslie Knope and I like to call it:  Galentine’s Day. So, what better way to send love to some of your favorite gal-pals then with some handmade VDay cards. Using your Silhouette Curio™, you’ll be able to sketch and cut these cards in one run- making multiple cards in a matter of minutes. Let’s get started! Open Silhouette Studio, and download design #55006 (Hugs and Kisses) from the Silhouette Design Store. Using the rectangle tool, create a rounded rectangle the size you want your Valentine card to be. Mine is sized 3…

Sketch Pen Coloring Page

  Did you know that you can create your own DIY coloring page using the Silhouette? While you can use the print and cut option, you can also use sketch pens! Today I’ll share how I made this intricate coloring page, perfect for a rainy (or snowy) afternoon! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Cardstock Sketch Pens   Step One Open the software and select your design. To make this design available for sketch pens, I went to the modify tab and clicked “make.”     Step Two Select sketch pen in the Silhouette Studio®.     Step Three Insert sketch pen…