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Photo Birthday Invitation

Hey y’all! Niki here and today I’m going to tell you about filling shapes in Silhouette Studio®, and how to use the fill tools (and the Print & Cut feature) to create a cute photo-style birthday invitation!  These features save time by eliminating the need to change papers on your mat while you are cutting, and you don’t need to purchase tons of patterned papers for your projects. You Will Need: Silhouette Portrait™, Curio, or the CAMEO Silhouette Studio® Semi-gloss photo paper, or white 80 lb. cardstock Design #25177, “3 x 4 Life Cards” Design #6668, “2 Phrase Set You’re…

Stamped Floral Wrapping Paper

Did you know that you can create your own custom wrapping paper using the Silhouette Mint™? Today, I’ll show you how!       You Will Need: Silhouette Mint™ Stamp kit – 45 mm x 45 mm Various shades of ink White craft paper roll Scissors       STEP ONE: CREATE STAMP DESIGN To start, prepare your stamp design in Mint Studio™. I chose two flowers that came with the Silhouette software. For some added flare, I moved the small leaves around to help fill the design.     STEP TWO: SEND DESIGN TO THE MINT When you’ve got…

Multi-Color Candle Stamp

      Ahh, the Mint. So cute. So perfect. It does one thing, and it does it well. The rest of its awesomeness is up to you. Kelly here today, to share how to make a multi-color Mint stamp. Because everything’s better with pops of color, right?   For this project you need the following: Silhouette Mint™ custom stamp maker 30 mm x 30 mm Mint stamp kit Mint ink in yellow, red, blue, green, magenta, and purple (optional, but use at least 2-3 colors) Birthday candles design (ID #42533)       Let’s go!   1- PREPARE YOUR…

Layered Bird Gift Topper

For this project I’ll be turning a bird design from  Jamie Koay into a little gift topper using some patterned cardstock I had on hand and Silhouettes’ Printable Adhesive Kraft Paper. If you haven’t gotten a chance to play with this kraft paper yet, please do! The color and texture are great, and IT’S ADHESIVE! Sigh, the things my heart beats for. Ha!   For this project, you’ll need: Silhouette CAMEO®/Portrait® or the Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Printable Adhesive Kraft Paper Patterned Cardstock   Let’s get to it!   Once design downloaded into your library, locate the design and open it up in…

Vinyl Gift Tags

  Ah, treats. My love language. My go-to. I know some of you feel me on this one. Whether in the form of candy or a fresh-baked cookie, it’s the direct way to my heart. And what better than to be able to give a sweet treat to a friend topped with a little handmade tag love? That’s right. In this tutorial, I will take you through the steps of how to create your own treat tags using the Silhouette Adhesive Vinyl, which can be adapted for anything from gifts to organizational tags. Whatever your little hearts desire! Mine desires sugar. …

Carousel Card

This design is a cute carousel card that was designed by Daniela Moscone. I decided to “bling it up” a bit with some glitter heat transfer material and rhinestones. Yes, you can use glitter heat transfer on paper! For you card makers out there, this will be a review (or you may pick up a few tricks). For those who don’t know your Silhouette machine can help you become a master card maker, there’s no time like the present to try it out with this free design! Here is what you need to create a card like mine: This week’s free carousel…

Personalized Stamped Ribbon

  Hello! I’m Courtney Whitmore, a cookbook author (of all things sweet) and party blogger over at Pizzazzerie.com! I’m sooo excited to be swinging by the Silhouette blog to share all my favorite ways to use the new Mint for around the house as well as in my business! This little machine packs a punch. Who knew you could make a custom stamp in almost seconds and be stamping everything in your house (excluding the dog, but only because he is fast) within minutes? I’ve made a monogram stamp for everyday and a business name stamp too.  Next on my list is…

“Oh Happy Day” Card

I typically love cards with lots of layers and intricate designs, but every once in a while it’s fun to create something bold, clean and graphic! As soon as I saw the “Oh Happy Day” cut file in the Silhouette Design Store, I knew I wanted to create a card with that as it’s focal design.   To make the white cardstock stand out, I backed the inside of the card with blue cardstock. If you wanted to write your message so that it wouldn’t show through the window, just make a flap so when you flip up the blue…

Alligator Birthday Jar/ Aimee Broussard for Silhouette Blog

Alligator Birthday Jar

I’m so very excited to share this Alligator Birthday Jar with you! The birthday jar was inspired by a birthday invitation I received and I took one look at it and thought it would make an adorable keepsake if I was able to mimic the alligator from the invitation. One quick glance into the Silhouette Design Store and I found an alligator that was almost identical. All he needed was to be holding a balloon. So I added a balloon. Easy peasey. What’s super fun about gifting an oversized jar is you can use it as your wrapping paper. Fill…

Pineapple Cake Topper | like-the-cheese.com for Silhouette

Pineapple Cake Topper

Excited to share the how-to for this ah-mazing geometric pineapple cake topper, that’s a free design for July (so get it while it’s hot). If you haven’t noticed (I’m sure you have), pineapples are very “in” right now. So whether your planning a pineapple themed soiree or just wanting this super adorable pineapple, because well, it’s ADORABLE, be sure to grab this free design in the Silhouette Store, located on the top left of the page, under FREE DESIGN OF THE WEEK. Now lets talk about this cake topper, shall we? Here’s what you will need to recreate this pineapple cake topper. Design # Glitter…

First Year Photo Banner – Cotton Canvas

  Whether you’re throwing a first birthday, graduation, or any other type of party – what better way to visually recap on the past year for your celebration than with a photo banner? For this project, I created a 12 pennant banner using the Echo Park Pennant Banner (Design ID #43106) allowing a spot for a photo from each month for the past year. Specifically, for this party, it’s from birth through little Gianna’s first birthday.   After pulling each image into it’s given pennant, I printed them on Silhouette’s Printable Cotton Canvas and cut it out with my CAMEO using a…

Colorful Candle Birthday Card | Kalyn Kepner for Silhouette

Colorful Birthday Candle Card

    No matter the time of year, I always seem to need birthday cards on hand, so they’re my go-to occasion to craft for whenever I have free time. I’ve also been loving the clean and white trend in crafting and home decor lately, so I thought I’d combine the two and make a very clean birthday card!   The great part of embracing a clean and white style on your project is that colors really pop! So I decided to cut these adorable striped candles using my CAMEO and some bright colors of cardstock.     I wanted…