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DIY Heart Patterned Gift Boxes

If you need a creative break, come on over and make pretty things with us. These DIY Heart Patterned Gift Boxes would be a great packaging idea for your beloved ones. You can leave it as black and white or color in a couple of hearts. Read on for the full tutorial! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock Glue Printer Optional – Colored Pencils Design ID #59832 Design ID #171499 Step One: Prepare the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open your Box design (Design #59832). Delete the flower, circle, and “thanks” design. Put…

Become a Print & Cut Pro

How are your Print & Cut skills? Kelly here, and today I’ll show you how to create some Print & Cut valentines, but the techniques translate well beyond this simple kids craft to help you become a Print & Cut pro! Watch for links to how-to videos throughout this tutorial to find out more about certain Silhouette Studio® tools you may not be familiar with. Ready to get started? Supplies Needed: White cardstock Glitter sticker paper Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ (with large base) Printer Hershey’s Nuggets or similar-sized candy Robot designs (Design ID #74821, #74819, #74817, and #74823) Font…

Valentine’s Day Pillow

I have been wanting to make a pillow like this for Valentine’s Day. But the thought of cutting out all of those hearts was the one thing that discouraged me from giving it a try until I figured out that I could cut all of the hearts with my Silhouette CAMEO! Cutting fabric on your Silhouette to make this pillow is very easy to do. All you need is a few items. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Fabric Blade Silhouette Studio® Pillow cover (I used the VIGDIS linen cover from IKEA.) ½ Yard Linen Fabric…

Valentine Monogram Gift

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and I want to make sure my kids have personalized goodies that make them feel special and loved. You can use this simple DIY Silhouette project in a MILLION different ways. I have four uses that are perfect for your little (or big) valentines. Use it as a party decoration and fill with decorative straws Make a DIY station for hot chocolate and they can use as a cup Fill your vessel with sweet treats for your valentine Fill with baking utensils and have a DIY cookie party Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®  Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette…

A Gift For All Seasons

Every year I try to come up with the perfect homemade gift for my family members. I am not exaggerating when I say I have been doing this since I was eight years old. Fortunately, I think the gifts have gotten better as the years have progressed! This year’s gift is called “A Gift For All Seasons.” Over this past year, I have developed an obsession with pillows. I love the ones that have a great saying on them, and I thought it might be fun to make a gift that includes one down pillow and six pillow covers that…

Save Your Valentine’s Day With The Mint

Looking for a quick and easy Valentine’s Day project? Did your kids tell you last minute that their Valentine’s Day party at school is tomorrow? No worries—your Silhouette Mint has your back! Here’s a simple “How-To” that will save your Valentine’s Day in a hurry! 😉 Supplies:  Silhouette Mint Stamp Sheet 45 in. x 90 in. Silhouette Mint Stamp Sheet 15 in. x 60 in. Silhouette Mint Ink Red Silhouette Mint Ink Pink Silhouette Mint Ink Black Design ID #53569 “Valentine” Word Design ID #72389 “You are A-maze-ing Valentine Phrase” Design ID #143690 “PN Peanut Butter and Honey” Font Assorted…

Quick, Cute, And Easy Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts

Hi crafty friends! I don’t know about you but I *love* Valentine’s Day, everything about it! Some of my favorite memories of growing up with my sister are the times when she helped me make my Valentine’s Day cards. She always made sure I had the cutest cards in class. Today, I’ll be showing you three quick, cute, and easy last minute Valentine’s Day ideas for all you busy crafters out there. Things you will need: Silhouette CAMEO® 3 or other Silhouette cutting machine Bright colored cardstock paper Inkjet Printer Printable White Sticker Paper Printable Heat Transfer Material Mini canvas drawstring…

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…

Valentine’s Day Mailbox For Class Party

Are you the parent of a little one or a schoolteacher with a certain lovey-dovey class party looming? With Valentine’s Day only a week away, you may be finding yourself scrambling for creative mailbox ideas . . . and there are plenty of fun designs right in the Silhouette Design Store to help you out. I chose two cute mailbox designs and personalized them a bit for my niece and nephew with the new Printable Rose Gold Foil Sticker Paper. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock (pumpkin, white, black, taupe, and pink) Silhouette Printable Rose Gold Foil Sticker Paper Assorted Cardstock…

Easy Embossed Valentines Tags With Your Silhouette Mint™

A Silhouette Mint™ is seriously one of the coolest things you can own—you can design and make your own stamp in minutes! It’s specially handy when you are needing to create a lot of tags, maybe for a giveaway, wedding, party, or even your business. Today, I’ll be sharing how easy it is to create these water-colored Valentines Day tags with your Silhouette Mint™—and yes, you read the title right, it’s embossed too. So fun, right? Let’s get started! Supplies: Silhouette Mint™ Silhouette CAMEO® 45 mm x 45 mm Silhouette Mint™ Stamp Sheet 45 mm x 45 mm Silhouette Mint™ Stamp…

How To Use PixScan™ To Decorate Handmade Cards

Did you know you can use PixScan™ to decorate handmade cards? Today, I’m going to tell you how you can “fussy-cut” patterned paper without even having to lift your detail scissors. To be honest, I’ve had a PixScan™ mat since last Christmas when I received it with the CAMEO, but I had never tried it out. The great thing is the same PixScan™ mat that works with the previous model of the CAMEO will also work with the CAMEO 3—no need to purchase a new one. How cool is that? Want to see how it works? Let’s go! Supplies needed: The…

Heat Transfer Custom Throw Pillow

Cari here with you today & I’m super excited to be sharing a project that I made this fabulous “I love you” design.  You are going to love this design!  I was thrilled with it when I got it and my mind was racing with a million ideas!!   I decided to create a heat transfer image for a pillow cushion to put on our bed.       Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Heat Transfer (silver) Iron & pillow cushion     STEP ONE:   Open up the design in your Silhouette software.  Resize the image for the project you are crewing….