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Make A Scalloped Faux Leather Pencil Pouch

Start the school year off in style, with this beginner sewing project. This pouch is just the right place to stash pencils and other school supplies, keeping everything organized and cute. The faux leather paper is great to work with because it never frays and is easy to sew. Don’t let the zipper intimidate you—stitching it to the paper is easier than you’d think! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio Silhouette Faux Leather Paper 7-inch Zipper Glue Stick Sewing Machine Thread Design #26510 Step One: Cut The Back Of The Pouch Start…

Unique Father’s Day Gift: Make A Custom Stamped Dopp Kit

Making custom stamped fabric is a fun way to personalize a gift for your favorite guy this Father’s Day. My husband is a beekeeper so I decided that a honeycomb design would be fitting, but the possibilities are endless. I also considered other motifs like anchors or mountains or even a monogram–all of them would be really nice for this project as well. Fill the dopp kit with a few of his favorites, like aftershave, and you have a unique and thoughtful gift this Father’s Day. This tutorial walks you through sewing your own bag, but you could always purchase…

8 Crafts That Make DIY Weddings Perfect

I love weddings! Seeing people in love is just the best. Every wedding is so unique and different with amazing colors and decorations and FOOD! And don’t forget about the bride’s dress, oh how fun it is to see the new bride glowing in her beautiful wedding dress! If you’ve got a wedding coming up you’ve come to the right place to find inspiration. I’ve scoured the web and found some ah-mazing crafts that will make your DIY wedding perfect. And Silhouette is here to help you create the perfect finishing touches for your wedding. It never ceases to amaze me how…

3 Projects Made With Favorite Silhouette Materials

Being on the Silhouette Design Team this past year has pushed me to try new things. It has allowed me to create some amazing crafts using materials I wouldn’t have normally thought to try. Sharing this blog with so many talented ladies has helped me think outside the box when it comes to crafting. Today I am going to share a few of my favorite materials that are fun to use, but also help create some of the coolest projects! All of these projects were created by our very own Design Team, and I hope you enjoy them as much…

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…

Last Minute Holiday Gift Tags with the Mint

This is it folks, we’re in the final stretch. In about a week, many of us will be celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah. I always have the best intentions during this time of the year—send out 187 handmade Christmas cards by December 1, bake every neighbor on the street a basket full of treats, and complete enough DIY gifts by the 24th to put Santa’s elves to shame. It’s about this time each year that I realize none of these things is going to happen. I still like to find a quick way to add a unique touch to my store-bought gifts, so I…

How to make beautiful faux leather jewelry

How To Make Beautiful And Easy Faux Leather Jewelry

It’s Carrie again bringing you a fun idea for the upcoming gift giving season, beautiful faux leather jewelry! It’s ridiculously easy to make and people will be amazed when they find out what it’s made with…Faux Leather Paper. The first question I know you’re asking yourself…but it’s paper, won’t it tear?  NOPE!  Not with normal wear and tear it won’t.  In fact the leather paper looks best after you’ve abused it! To get the leather look you soak it in water and scrunch and bunch it all up over and over again.  I think it can easily handle looking gorgeous…

Use Silhouette Studio® To Plan Scrapbook Layouts

School starts here in just 4 days! My kids have mixed emotions and, truth be told, so do I.  So in honour of summer not being completely over just yet, I created this layout from one of our family times together this past summer—making S’mores. My kids were very excited to start a fire (which I have never done on my own before but had to this time because my hubby wasn’t with us!) and roast marshmallows for some delicious S’mores. Of course, I had my camera with me and had to take a few pictures.  (I must say, I…

Top 5 Reasons You Need A Curio

Hey there, crafty peeps!   Kathi again, here giving you a David Letterman-esque “Top 5 Reasons You Need A Curio In Your Life” (and a little bonus tutorial too, cause I just love this machine!).   So grab your cup of coffee, get comfortable, and let me satisfy your CURIO-sity.   1. DUAL CARRIAGE CAPABILITIES     Did you know that Curio can do double-duty?   For my mini project, I debossed the word “wanderlust” and sketched a feather with my glitter Silhouette sketch pen—all in one run. I then went over the word “wanderlust” with my marker.       Are you…

Faux-Leather Gift Card Wallet

I’m so excited to show you a very fun and quick project that you can make with Silhouette Faux Leather Paper. Faux leather paper is versatile and so simple to use. One of the first things I think of when I think of leather is my husband’s wallet. I thought it would be fun to create a faux leather wallet that could hold a gift card, and Lisa Norris created a design for Silhouette that works perfectly. I love that this little leather wallet can be used for a woman or a man. I know my guy can sometimes be…

Faux Leather Keychain

Kayla here today, showing you how to create the cutest state love keychain using Silhouette’s Faux Leather Paper and your Silhouette CAMEO. This was my first time working with the Faux Leather Paper and I am in love with the results. It has the texture of leather but it’s actually a paper! Amazing!   Here’s what you’ll need for this project: Silhouette CAMEO, Curio or Portrait Faux Leather Paper Heat Transfer Material or Vinyl Iron Fabric Adhesive Key Ring   Let’s get started!   Open your state design in Silhouette Studio and resize it. Since keychains are typically pretty small I…

Faux Leather Christmas Gift Cards

It’s that time of the year to start thinking about cards & gifts (well, unless you’re already done!! … which I’m not!!) Today I’m sharing with you these darling little gift card holders that I made using card stock and some Silhouette Faux Leather paper.  This is my first time using it and it’s so fun! I love the look of leather that it has.     I found these cute shapes in the Silhouette online store and decided that I’d like to make the insert part using the Silhouette Faux Leather paper to give a bit of texture to…