Mother’s Day
First Cut

What You Can Do with Printable Heat Transfer Material

I know that most people use their Silhouette machines for cutting vinyl, but have you guys ever used the Silhouette Printable Heat Transfer Material? If you haven’t, then I suggest you try it; it will open doors to new possibilities. See how I was able to make the cutest dream catchers because I was able to add a phrase onto the fabric? Printable Heat Transfer really can give a personalized meaning to a project. Too bad Mother’ Day has already passed, but who’s to say you can’t give your mother a gift any other day for no reason at all?…

Pop-up Card for Dog Mom

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all the mothers in your life than to make them something special. Today we want to show you how you can make this dog mom card for Mother’s Day because dog moms are mothers too! Follow along to see what you need to do. For this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use the pop-up feature in the Designer, Designer +, and Business Editions of Silhouette Studio®. You can make a pop-up card without these editions of the software, but the process is a…

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…

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…

Lovely Gift Ideas To Impress Mama This Mother’s Day

We all love mom! But let’s face it, it can be tough to shop for the perfect gift. So, today I have rounded up a few amazing gifts that you can DIY that are sure to impress mom this year and maybe help you move up on her favorite’s list. Ok–maybe I am making promises that are a little extreme, but one thing I do guarantee is that the special lady in your life will absolutely love anything that is given to her, especially when it is handcrafted with love and care. Footprint/Handprint Love Sign I absolutely love this sign…

Hand Drawing Mug Stencil

    Being a nanny, I am continually thinking of ways to preserve children’s art, because let’s be honest…we make a lot of it! Remember that Personalized Child Signature Tutorial I did a while back? Well, this project is the same concept of utilizing your child’s art, the magic of the trace feature in Silhouette Studio, and your CAMEO. But this time, with Silhouette’s Stencil Vinyl & a mug! And… it’s just in time for Father’s Day!     Using a drawing one of the little boys I nanny for drew of his baby brother, I traced the drawing in studio and…

Canvas Bookmark

    All of the gifts I gave while growing up were handmade. Thinking back to years of handmade Mother’s Day gifts I remembered lots of bookmarks. They were the perfect gift for an avid reader like my mom. If you’re searching for a giftable Mother’s Day kids craft you’ll love this canvas bookmark. It is easy to prep and can be created by children of varying ages and abilities. To make these canvas bookmarks you’ll need: Silhouette’s printable cotton canvas Fabric markers or crayons Ribbon Your printer To get started, open both the bookmark and the mom design and…

Camera Pop-Up Card

    Looking for an eye-catching grandparents’ card? I made these camera pop-up cards for my parents with a picture of their grandkids inside as a surprise.   The designer has an assembly video tutorial {here} for assembling this card. If you have adhesive cardstock, it’s nice to cut the smaller pieces from that and save yourself some gluing. Here’s a quick glimpse of which pieces you would cut from adhesive cardstock and which pieces you would cut from regular cardstock:       To crop my picture perfectly for the “photo” portion of the card, I turned to my…