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Scratch-off Lottery Tickets

We’ve got another great summer-themed project for you to try. Check out these great lottery tickets that you can make! You can use these at a summer party to help give away goodies or you can use them as good behavior incentives for your kids. Follow the detailed tutorial below to see how you can create your very own scratch-off lottery tickets. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ (with a big base) Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Paper – silver Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Paper – gold Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Paper – printable Cardstock –…

UV Light Sensitive Fabric Ink T-shirt

Have you ever tried to apply fabric ink to a t-shirt using a stencil? That’s what we’re going to walk you through right now using stencil vinyl and UV light–sensitive fabric ink. The ink looks creamy white when you’re indoors, but as soon as you go outside into the sun, your inked design will show its true colors and display as a bold, darker color. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Stencil Vinyl  Silhouette Fabric Ink Silhouette UV Light Sensitive Fabric Ink Silhouette Hook Tool Paint brush or sponge Mixing tray Piece…

Custom Debossed Planner

In this blog post, we will be learning how to create a beautiful copper accent for your planner or journal with this fun copper embossable foil! The best part of this project is it features this darling summer flower design! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Embossable Foil Stippling & Etching Tool Curio Base Kit  Planner or journal Design ID #267813 Design ID #72320 Step 1: Measure Your Planner or Journal First measure your planner and decide on a good size for your custom foil. The embossable foil sheets are 5 in. x 7 in., so the design would need to fit…

Father’s Day Card and Gift Tag

Today we want to call your attention to the Project Wizard Tool, which helps making your projects faster and easier. Let’s take a closer look at this tool by making a Father’s Day card and gift tag. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ (with a big base) Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock – white and dark blue Silhouette Printable Adhesive Cardstock Silhouette Corrugated Paper Printer Design ID#268259 Design ID #22276 Step One: Preparing the Card Design 1. Open Silhouette Studio® and go to the menu panel on the upper left corner of the screen. Click File…

Geometric Ribbon Spools

I love a good little DIY! These geometric spools are a relatively simple project. The end product will be pretty and handy for all those left over bits of string, thread, ribbon, and twine. I somehow accumulate a bunch of these, and not only will they keep me organized but they are oh so cute! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Chipboard Cardstock Glue Step One: Create the Spool Create a new document in Silhouette Studio® and use your shape tool to create your spool components. I used the polygon for the top and…

Mother’s Day Personalized Candles

Are you guys excited as I am about Mother’s Day?! Not only do I look forward to being pampered by my kids and husband, but I’m fortunate to hang out with my awesome mom and mother-in-law too. So I wanted to create some meaningful handmade gifts, and the easiest project I can think of is making personalized candles. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Blade Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock Plain Cardstock (White) Decorative Floral Paper Printer Glue Gun Ribbon Scissors Ruler Candle Making Kit Design ID #202913 Design ID #16776 Design ID #94637…

Masked Watercolor Card with Stencil Material

I love the look of watercolors, don’t you? Although I haven’t spent much time learning and practicing my watercolor skills, I’ve found a few ways to use basic watercolors with my Silhouette creations. This technique uses Silhouette Stencil Material to create a mask on watercolor paper, so you can add lots of color but include a crisp white phrase within the design. While you could use regular vinyl or stencil vinyl for this project, I prefer the thick stencil material because it’s stiff enough that you don’t need any transfer tape. You can also reuse it, so one stencil lasts…

Party On Custom Stamp

Party on! Let’s get this party started! If you follow my blog or Instagram, you know I love to have fun goodies around to chat about! This custom stamp is no exception. I love to create simple, eye-catching gifts and DIYs for all to enjoy. With so many parties going on all the time, I wanted to have ample gift tags for any occasion. That being said, I made sure to stock up on these tags. These are not only fun, but can work for just about anything. You can also add the person’s name or a short little message on…

Print & Foil

Print & Foil Artwork

Hi there! Kelly here again to show you a new technique for adding foil to your projects. You’ve heard of Print & Cut, and perhaps Print & Emboss, but have you heard of Print & Foil? Probably not, because I just made it up! This tutorial uses Silhouette’s Foil Transfer Sheets to highlight only parts of a printed image using registration marks. It works best with Silhouette Curio™, so that’s what I’ll use in this tutorial. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Foil Transfer Sheets – Silver Large Curio base (if making a 5 in. x 7 in. print or larger)…

How to Create Perfect Chalkboards for Every Season

I love using my Silhouette CAMEO® to spruce up the decor in my home. My home is decorated in a farmhouse/flea-market style, and I love hunting for treasures at our local antique flea market every month. One of my favorite things to collect are chalkboards. As much as I think I have decent handwriting, I needed a better solution for writing words on my chalkboards. Fortunately, my Silhouette machine gives me the extra help. I have been making stencils for my chalkboards for a few months now, and the stencils help the chalkboards look so much better than if I…

Five Last-minute Christmas Gifts

You wake up in a cold sweat. Sitting straight up in bed, you realize something: there are only 3 more days until Christmas. Ahhhhh! In all seriousness, I am here to calm your pre-Christmas nerves with five last-minute Christmas gifts you can make today. This way, you can check those last few stragglers off your Christmas list and actually enjoy the remainder of the holiday season! 1. Personalized Return Address Stamp You’ll need: Silhouette Mint™ Mint™ Stamp Kit – 30mm x 60mm Ink in black and any additional accent colors you desire Design #4013 If you have a Mint, you probably have some…

5 Projects To Make For Christmas

It’s almost as soon as the clock strikes midnight after Thanksgiving that our minds go directly to Christmas (and for a good reason)! There is so much prep work that goes into Christmas. Between the shopping, creating things, and cooking, we even wonder how we find time for it all. We definitely always seem to find time to craft, and that’s because Christmas crafts are some of the most fun to do! To kick off the giving season, we thought we would give you 5 winter and Christmas projects to try this year! Project One: Temporary Tattoo Ornaments Did you…