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Double-Sided Adhesive Glitter Butterfly

Have you ever wanted to create your own custom glitter designs but don’t know where to even start? Don’t worry! We are here to help. Check out this awesome tutorial to see how you can use our double-sided adhesive sheets to make a very colorful and sparkly creations, like these butterflies. It’s easier than you think it would be. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Double-Sided Adhesive Sheets Silhouette Glitter – pastel colors Silhouette Glitter – bold colors Cardstock – white Silhouette Spatula Brush Design ID #124784 Design ID #125840 Step One: Preparing…

Use The Pen Holder To Make Personalized Gifts

No matter the holiday, we always find that we’ve got gifts to give. This is why we love having a cutting machine because it cuts down on all the time it takes to make personalized gifts. Today, we wanted to share with you a simple way to personalize a treat that you can give out this Easter. All you need is a pen holder or a sketch pen, and you’re all set! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Pen Holder Silhouette Sketch Pen Cardstock Candy Design ID #257801 Step One:…

5 Different Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Easter is coming up on us quick! We love decorating eggs for Easter and are bringing to you five different ways to decorate Easter eggs. Now we know that traditionally eggs are dyed fun colors; we took our decorations one step farther. We used paper, vinyl, and tattoo paper to make really fun-looking eggs. Follow along with us as we show you the five ways we decorated eggs this year. Paper / Cardstock You don’t need much to make these cute little critters. All it will really take is some paper. We cut faces and grass egg holders out of different colored…

Lips Matching Game

With this week’s tutorial, we wanted to show you that you can take any design in the Silhouette Design Store and totally customize it. For example, this Valentine’s Day Garland design is going to be turned into a matching game. How? You will just need to follow along to see. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® White Cardstock or Photo Paper Printer Design ID #241192 Design ID #133475 Step One: Make The Lips One Shape Open Design ID #241192  in Silhouette Studio® by locating it in your library. Delete everything but one row…

White Temporary Tattoo Paper

Silhouette recently released a new tattoo paper, and I’m here to tell ya’ll that it is AMAZING! I was a HUGE fan of the original temporary tattoo paper, but this new stuff is WHOA! What’s the difference you ask? The new temporary tattoo paper (drum roll) is WHITE! What does that mean?! Well, the new material’s background is white, allowing you to create designs with white! Which makes the tattoo have more a sticker or a face-paint appearance. To break it down for you, the original tattoo paper would apply CLEAR if you were to have white in your design….

Glitter Sticker Paper Labels

Who doesn’t love some glitter? These glitter sticker paper labels made my little sister’s heart swoon thanks to the combination of the new glitter sticker paper from Silhouette and the unicorn design! Join me as I show you how to create these fun and cute labels easily. What are you waiting for? Let’s jump in. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Glitter Sticker Paper Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Design ID #206429 Step One: Create The Design I used the Sea Unicorn design (Design ID#206429) and built my design from there. First, you want to group…

Summertime Stargazing with Kids

One of my favorite things about summer as a kid was staying up late and stargazing, especially during a meteor shower. There’s something spectacular about looking up into the dark skies and seeing glittering stars and planets, some brighter than others, and some you don’t see until you stare long enough and a little faint twinkling dot appears. Do you have a little Galileo at home? This easy-peasy project will surely excite those curious minds and make stargazing a fun family activity this summer! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® Cutting Mat 12in x 12in. Printer 8.5in x 11in light-colored…

Create A Shadow Puppet Theater

Looking for a fun project for kids? Look no further than this shadow puppet theater to delight little ones. Using Adhesive Cardstock to decorate the theater makes this project a snap (and easy for little hands to help), and the CAMEO can cut out just about any shape for the puppets. We stuck with a woodland theme, but the possibilities are endless for characters for storytelling. So get your supplies ready to put together an exciting show! Supplies Needed: Shoebox Silhouette Vellum Black Cardstock Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock in Yellow Green & Sea Mist Craft knife Hot glue gun Wooden Skewers…

Save Summer Memories With A DIY Time Capsule

Summer really is the best time of year; swimming, vacations, hiking, and exploring create great memories. What better way to hold onto these memories than putting them in a time capsule? We have started a tradition in our family of creating a summer time capsule. Each year, we gather little things that remind us of the adventures we had and then store them in a time capsule, to be opened the next year. This is a great activity for kids. My nephews and nieces are always looking for things they can put into their time capsules, whether it’s a movie…

Print & Cut Fidget Spinners

Fidget spinners are awesomely popular right now. Would you believe me if I told you that you could make your very own? Custom make them in any shape, color, or size you want? Using Silhouette Shrink Plastic, you can! So, let’s get spinning. You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Shrink Plastic Design ID #176173 Pattern ID #48195 Printer (optional) Colored pencils or permanent markers (optional) Superglue   STEP ONE: SET UP YOUR DESIGN (1) Open the Page Setup panel and select these settings: Page Size: Letter (8.5 x 11.0 in) Cutting Mat type (mine is Curio) Open…

Make Waves With A Personalized Beach Towel

As a kid, whenever we went on vacation, you could always find me lurkin’ around the personalized key chain display. I love things with my name on them! This love for monograms and personalization is what sparked the idea for today’s DIY project: a customized beach towel. I’ve always wanted a personalized beach towel, the perfect summer accessory, but I’m too cheap to pay the personalized price. This is why I spent many hours (and ruined many towels) honing this method, so read on to find out the secret to trendy beach towels.   Supplies needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Stencil…

Six Awesome Projects Using Silhouette Temporary Tattoo Paper

These six awesome projects using Silhouette Temporary Tattoo Paper are sure to open up your eyes to the possibilities of this medium – they’re definitely not just for your body! Read on to see and be amazed at these projects. One: temporary tattoos I just loved temporary tattoos as a kid. They’re fun, easy to use, and best of all they’re temporary. When I discovered Silhouette Temporary Tattoo Paper, I just about jumped for joy at the thought of being able to create my own temporary tattoos using my own ideas and artwork. Create temporary tattoos and use them as…