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Using Silhouette Mint™ to Practice Handwriting and Reading

Looking for a summer crafting project to do with your kids that is both fun and educational? Grab a cup of coffee and read about this easy project using the Silhouette Mint™. This project is great for children learning the alphabet, practicing their handwriting, or beginning to read. Sure, school may be out, but learning never stops, especially when it’s fun and creative! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Mint™  Stamp kit – 30 mm x 30 mm Stamp kit – 60 mm x 30 mm Mint Ink in black (or a color of your choice) Cardstock Scratch paper Scissors or a paper…

Photo Stamping With Your Mint

I wanted to take the time to write a full tutorial that highlights some of our strongest features of Silhouette Studio® and Mint Studio™. I recently got married and am still in the full fledged honeymoon stage and love crafting with my wedding photos. I sure wish that I would have had the Mint when I sent out my wedding thank you cards last spring, because it would have been so fun to stamp our faces all over our envelopes! So lets get started. Mint Studio™ has some really fun filters that you can use to turn a photo into a…

Minting a Stamp

The Silhouette Mint™ utilizes thermal printing to create a stamp out of your chosen design. And with Silhouette’s specially designed Mint inks, the ink absorbs through the stamp, and you can stamp up to 50 times without having to reapply ink. Creating custom stamps is easy. Just follow the instructions below! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Mint™ Silhouette Mint Studio™ Silhouette Mint™ stamp kit 45 mm x 45 mm Mint Ink – Red Design ID#237394 Design ID#14199 1. Open your design in Mint Studio™ and resize it to the stamp size of your choosing. 2. By clicking “Send to Mint” our Mint Studio™…

Party On Custom Stamp

Party on! Let’s get this party started! If you follow my blog or Instagram, you know I love to have fun goodies around to chat about! This custom stamp is no exception. I love to create simple, eye-catching gifts and DIYs for all to enjoy. With so many parties going on all the time, I wanted to have ample gift tags for any occasion. That being said, I made sure to stock up on these tags. These are not only fun, but can work for just about anything. You can also add the person’s name or a short little message on…

Five Last-minute Christmas Gifts

You wake up in a cold sweat. Sitting straight up in bed, you realize something: there are only 3 more days until Christmas. Ahhhhh! In all seriousness, I am here to calm your pre-Christmas nerves with five last-minute Christmas gifts you can make today. This way, you can check those last few stragglers off your Christmas list and actually enjoy the remainder of the holiday season! 1. Personalized Return Address Stamp You’ll need: Silhouette Mint™ Mint™ Stamp Kit – 30mm x 60mm Ink in black and any additional accent colors you desire Design #4013 If you have a Mint, you probably have some…

5 Projects To Make For Christmas

It’s almost as soon as the clock strikes midnight after Thanksgiving that our minds go directly to Christmas (and for a good reason)! There is so much prep work that goes into Christmas. Between the shopping, creating things, and cooking, we even wonder how we find time for it all. We definitely always seem to find time to craft, and that’s because Christmas crafts are some of the most fun to do! To kick off the giving season, we thought we would give you 5 winter and Christmas projects to try this year! Project One: Temporary Tattoo Ornaments Did you…

Mint Stamped Christmas Set

We are just about to head into the time of year when you are going to need a bunch of tags, cards, and wrapping paper for your gifts, so we would like to show you how to make this customized set of stamped material using the Silhouette Mint™. Creating customized stamps is a great way to add the perfect personalized touches to all of your gifts. Keep reading to see how you can make and use your own stamps. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Mint™ 2 Silhouette Mint™ stamp kits 30 mm x 60 mm 1 Silhouette Mint™ stamp kit 45 mm…

Mint for Small Business

I come from a long line of entrepreneurs. I grew up with my parents owning and running multiple businesses. Having owned two businesses of my own, I can tell you that the Silhouette Mint™ would have been a game changer for me—a game changer, I tell you! Prepare yourself to see just how amazing the Mint can be for small businesses. One of my favorite things about this amazing little machine is that it is a standalone item. You do not need the CAMEO or the Portrait to make it work. It is very user-friendly. If I can make a…

Fall Wrapping

Who doesn’t like a beautifully wrapped gift?  This fall, you can be the hostess with the mostess and impress your guests with your beautifully wrapped party favors! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Butcher Paper (We chose brown). 8.5 x 11 Card Stock (white) Ribbon Silhouette Mint  1- 30 x 30 Mint Stamp Kit 1- 30 x 30 Mint Stamp Sheet Set  Mint Ink (Orange, Brown, Red) Design ID #215503 Step One: Designing The Gift Tag Select the Page Setup Panel (this icon can be found on the toolbar on the right-hand side of your page) and…

Custom School Locker Magnet

School is about to be back in session. While books and curriculum are important, let’s be honest, so is making a statement when it comes to your locker. Now, I’m no teenage girl in high school, but I do have tons of friends who have them, and I was told that tribal elephants are the new Lisa Frank. Get ready to create a personalized magnet for your locker that you can jot down reminders, hang photos, and make everyone in the halls jealous. Supplies Needed:  Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Printable Magnetic Paper Silhouette Cork Sheets Silhouette Mint™ Mint Stamp Sheets 15…

Create Customized Teacher Stamps with your Silhouette Mint™

I love how easy it is to make stamps with the Silhouette Mint™ – and they’re the perfect tool to create customized teacher stamps too! My sister in law is getting married and I wanted to gift her with a brand new set of stamps with her married name for her to use in school. See how I designed this from start to finish so you can create your own customized teacher stamps – perfect for your use or to gift to your child’s teacher this coming school year! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Mint™ 45 mm x 45 mm Silhouette Mint™…

Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift

Holidays always have a way of sneaking on me. Thankfully, with a little creativity and a few handy machines, a DIY gift can save the day! The first Easter that I spent with my husband, I created love coupons for him and stuck them in Easter eggs. The coupons made such an impression that he still talks about them to this day! I thought it would be fun to adapt the idea to Father’s Day because your husband will not only love a gift that keeps on giving, but your kids will also have fun being involved in the process…