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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:…

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…

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…

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…