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Use Silhouette Studio® To Plan Scrapbook Layouts

School starts here in just 4 days! My kids have mixed emotions and, truth be told, so do I.  So in honour of summer not being completely over just yet, I created this layout from one of our family times together this past summer—making S’mores. My kids were very excited to start a fire (which I have never done on my own before but had to this time because my hubby wasn’t with us!) and roast marshmallows for some delicious S’mores. Of course, I had my camera with me and had to take a few pictures.  (I must say, I…

Entertain Your Kids All Summer With This One Project

    Can you believe it’s almost summer?! The school year has flown by for us. It honestly feels like just the other day I was snapping photos on the first day of school. Alas, pretty soon we will all be home together and I’ll be in charge of finding daily activities to keep my oldest two children entertained and happy.   That is where CAMEO and the ever-so-amazing scratch off sticker paper come in. Using these two things you can create fun, summer travel cards to help take some of the load off when it comes to planning fun excursions…

It’s All About The Bass—Err, Sketch! | A Silhouette Studio® Tutorial

If you haven’t tried out the sketch pen feature you really should put it on your ‘to-do’ list.  There are so many fun features and ways to add pizzazz to your sketched designs.   Before I share with you how I created my sketched designs on my layout I want to go through some of the features of the Sketch Window with you first.   BASIC AND ADVANCED OPTIONS When you first open the Sketch window you will see the Basic Options for the Edge Sketch and the Fill Sketch.   Edge Sketch – the outside of your design.   Fill…

Multi-color Ice Cream Stamp

Today I’m sharing a layout with you where I used a multi colored stamp that I created using the Mint.  Oh how I just adore this little machine!       Supplies: Silhouette Mint™ Mint Ink (3 colors of your choice) Mint Stamp Sheet (30 mm x 60 mm) Mint Stamp Mount (30 mm x 60 mm) Ice Cream Cone design (free with Mint Studio™) Other: supplies to create layout   STEP ONE: CREATING YOUR STAMP   Open Silhouette Mint™ software Select the size of stamp (I chose 30 mm x 60 mm)     Open up the design file…

Ink Stippled Scrapbook Layout

I’m so excited to share this layout with you because I had so much fun creating it and playing with the stippling feature on Curio. The stipple feature lets you create dots of an image and there’s a variety of patterns to choose from to create the dotted design.       Supplies needed:     Silhouette Curio™ Adhesive Printable Cardstock Adhesive Corrugated Paper Adhesive- Backed Cardstock Markers (or Silhouette Sketch pens) Silhouette Pen Holders (*optional – only needed if using pens/markers other than Silhouette Sketch Pens) Silhouette CAMEO®   STEP ONE   STIPPLE DESIGN Open image up in Silhouette Studio®, size…

Mix and Match Notes

    How about some cute little mix and match notecards today? Kelly here, showing how I used Silhouette’s sticker paper to set myself up for some really easy notes to pass around to friends. These little notecards are sure to help spread kindness, just because they are so easy to have on hand.   Here are the tools and supplies you’ll need: Printable clear sticker paper Printable white sticker paper Cardstock Printer Silhouette Curio™ (can also use the CAMEO or Portrait) Silhouette Curio™ large base and cut mat (optional)   STEP 1: CHOOSE DESIGNS   The first thing we…

Wintry Scrapbook Layout

The Print & Cut feature on your Silhouette CAMEO® is so simple to use!  Yes, I said simple!  I used this feature several times on my layout—using no manufacturer’s patterned paper whatsoever.   Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Adhesive Backed Cardstock Silhouette White Printable Adhesive Backed Cardstock Silhouette Printable Vellum     Step One Open up your image in your Silhouette Studio® software.     Step Two Open up Pattern Fill window. Click on your design and then select the pattern you want from the left side menu. This will fill your shape. (You can also purchase pattern designs…

Stamped Scrapbook Layout

I’m sharing with you a layout that I created using a stamp that I made with the Silhouette Mint™. I used the stamped image to create the design of my layout.   To create this layout you will need: Silhouette CAMEO®  and 12 in. x 12 in. mat Silhouette Mint™ and stamp ink of your choice (in 2 colors) Cardstock (in 4 colors) Silhouette Rhinestone setter and rhinestones (2 sizes) PixScan™ mat Adhesives   Step One: Creating My Stamp To begin my layout, I started by creating the stamp.  I opened up the library in Mint Studio™ and chose the round “I love you” design. (This…

Free Shape Of The Week: Be In The Moment

    Are you all slowly getting back into the daily routine again? I think we are around here.  This time of year is always a great time to re-organize life, home, work, etc. but it’s also a great time to enjoy the winter season and all that is has to offer.   Today I’m sharing a layout using the FREE Shape of the Week. An adorable snowflake design with a base to create a card.  Instead I chose to use part of the design for a stamp and create a layout.   You will need: Silhouette Mint™ Machine 45…

Winter Wonderland Scrap Layout

  In honor of a recent ski adventure I decided to create a layout and use the Silhouette Mint™ to create an embellishment feature.   Here’s a list of supplies you will need to create this layout: Silhouette Adhesive Backed Cardstock (in four colors of your choice) Cardstock for the background of the layout (one 12″ x 12″ sheet) Ink pad (of your choice—for inking edges of snowflakes and journaling) *optional* one 4″ x 6 ” photo Silhouette Mint™ Custom Stamp Maker 45 mm x 45 mm stamp kit Mint ink (Black) Optional markers Foam squares & adhesives   Step One…

Notebook Decal

Whether you plan on jotting down your plans or resolutions, this is a perfect project to kick off the new year. New Year’s, to me, means a new notebook! Okay, really, any excuse to add another unnecessary notebook to the collection is fine by me.       The Silhouette CAMEO makes customization on a variety of projects so simple and quick. Have you checked out how many colors of Silhouette Adhesive Vinyl there are? It’s no secret that my favorite is the gold, but for this project, I went with the matte white.     Once the color is…

Christmas Tree Scrapbook Layout

        I found this cute little car file with a tree on top and knew it would be perfect for my layout. The file comes with several layers to make the car so you must choose your colors wisely and then layer all the papers.  I used some Printable Silver Foil for the bottom layer (windows, tires, etc).  And then the black, white and red Silhouette Adhesive Backed card stock for the other layers.       There were several layers for the tree but I just used the largest one . I cut a small piece…