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How To Create Sketch Pen Fills

Have you ever created a design with text where you wanted to use your sketch pens and have the font filled in? Kelly here to show you a few tricks to fill in those fonts! Supplies Needed: Sketch pens or an adjustable pen holder Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ Paper Frame As you probably know, simply typing regular text in Silhouette Studio® creates unfilled text. If you sketch the design with sketch pens after creating your text, you’ll just get the outline with no fill. You do have sketch font options in the Design Store. If you choose a sketch…

Etched Glass Wedding Frame by Kelly Wayment for Silhouette

Etched Glass Wedding Frame

Wedding season is upon us, and I love making handmade gifts with the help of my Silhouette machine. Personalized gifts are the best, so this etched-glass wedding frame has become my go-to gift for newlyweds. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a design and etch the glass to make a customized frame like this on your own. (Warning: this gift may evoke tears or happy exclamations from the bride.) Supplies/Tools Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® Stencil vinyl Colored vinyl – glossy or matte (I used matte silver) Scraper tool Hook tool Transfer tape Glass etching cream Applicator…

Rose Wedding Invitation

Have you ever wanted to make your own unique wedding invitations? The Silhouette CAMEO® and Silhouette Studio® software will help you make something beautiful that all of your guests will be sure to love. To make your own invites patterned after ours, follow along with the tutorial below! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Cameo Cutting Mat 12 in. x 12 in.  Silhouette Cameo Cutting Mat 12 in. x 24 in. Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Metallic vinyl – gold  Cardstock – white (8.5 x 11) Cardstock or text paper – white (11 x 17) Metallic Paper – Azalea Printer Design…

Engagement Photo Display

Happy New Year, y’all! First of all, how many of you have a New Year’s resolution to finally open up your Silhouette machine? Well, don’t be afraid! Open up that sweet baby, and let’s craft. Christmas and New Year happen to be engagement times; that’s just well known. So I wanted to create this super simple and super cute photo display that you can use for an upcoming engagement party or just hang in your home. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Spatula Tool Embroidery Hoops Cardstock…

Faux Bridal Mehndi with Temporary Tattoo Paper

Mehndi is a ceremonial art form that originated in ancient India. In this practice, henna is applied to the skin in beautiful, intricate designs typically to a bride’s hands and feet. While traditional henna is brown, the latest trend is to use white dye to make the mehndi designs. You can create these beautiful designs at home in less than 30 minutes, and you don’t even need to be an artist! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® Silhouette Studio® White Temporary Tattoo Paper Wet Washcloth Design IDs #138278, #11215, #11214, #11216, #11210 Step One: Open Your Designs In Silhouette Studio®…

Wedding Announcement Designed in Silhouette Studio®

A lot of people don’t realize how much you can do in Silhouette Studio®. It’s a powerful program that can do more than just send your cut files to you Silhouette machine. For example, did you know that you can design your own Print & Cut projects? Today I’ll show you how I designed this wedding announcement, which was a piece of cake with designs from the Silhouette Design Store and the capabilities of Silhouette Studio®. Choose your basic layout I’m a big fan of AngieMakes and used her designs for this announcement. I chose one corner of the “hand painted floral cross (Design…

Five Creative Ways to Dress Up Treats

Every celebration, whether a holiday or birthday, always includes delicious treats. So why not kick up the fun and cute factor and dress them up? In this post, I have gathered five adorable and unique Silhouette projects using different materials and techniques. Take a look at the fun ways to make your sweet goodies eye-catching and one-of-a-kind! 1. Say “I Do” with a Wedding Cake Topper Let’s face it, weddings can get really expensive really fast. This simple project is not only a great way to save some moola but is also a crafty way to aesthetically personalize the big…

Bridesmaid “Asks” using your Mint!

Hey everyone! Emily here to show you today a super simple and beyond cute way to “ask” your bridesmaids to be apart of your wedding. They are sure to accept the invitation when you present them with these jewelry gift boxes you created using your Silhouette CAMEO and Silhouette Mint!   Supplies: 3 Pieces of Cardstock: 2 different colors, one for the box and one for the jewelry insert. (I used Kraft and Metallic Gold.) Adhesive of choice 90 x 45 Mint Stamp Sheet Mint ink colors of choice Ribbon or twine   Step 1: Create Your Stamp Open up…

Why Mint Stamps Are A Perfect Match for Weddings

It’s officially wedding season!!  Are you one of the lucky brides planning away this year? Here are five ideas on how the Mint™ can be your best friend when it comes to adding personalized details to make your big day extra special. One: Personalized Ribbon How fun is this personalized ribbon?  I can think of a million uses….invitations, favors, table decor, etc.  You could make it say Mr. & Mrs., a quote, graphic, the date… again I could go on and on.   Two: Custom Place Settings The dreaded seating chart!!!  Who is going to sit where?  Will they get…

DIY Wedding Cake Topper

Handlettered Wedding Cake Topper

Hi friends! Missy Briggs here. I’m going to show you a quick and easy way to get that lux laser-cut wood for your personalized wedding cake topper. I can’t wait to see YOU rock this project! Here’s what you need: Silhouette Wood Paper Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock Neutral color cardstock Lollipop sticks or wire Gold paint Hot glue gun and glue sticks Side note on fab products: The Silhouette Wood Paper is ahhhh-mazing. You’re going to find ten uses for it immediately. When I was making doll furniture last month, I dug into a pack to make a quick wooden coffee table….

Better Together Wedding Chair Signs

I have a lot of friends in the wedding industry. Whether it’s styling, card making, or photography one thing I have learned from them is that Wedding Season is insanely busy and equally exciting. I also know that wedding budgets can be small and tight so I wanted to show you how you can save money on wedding decor by just using your Silhouette CAMEO®. You Will Need Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Vinyl Silhouette Vinyl Transfer Paper 2 pieces of plywood (I used 13 in x 7 in) Rope Power drill White and pink acrylic paint (use any color that goes…

Plan A Bridal Shower With The Help Of The Mint

If you’ve ever thrown a bridal shower you know how much fun, yet stressful it can be. Let’s see if this roundup of ideas using the Silhouette Mint™ can help simplify it for you. This nifty, little personal customized stamp maker can cut some serious corners when planning a gathering. Stamped Wrapping Paper Everyone likes to make gifts special, from the gift selection itself to the presentation. I wouldn’t even want to disturb the paper on this beautifully wrapped gift! With eighteen different Mint Ink colors to choose from, your custom-made stamp can be any color(s) you want so you…