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Decorating with Metallic Temporary Tattoo Paper

Did y’all jump up and down like little kids when Silhouette revealed a bunch of cool new products back in July?! Don’t lie, you know you did. I for sure did and knew I had to get my hands on the metallic temporary tattoo paper! Even though I’m not a tattoo junkie, the out-of-the-box thinker in me wondered what else could this neat specialty material be applied to other than skin? After seeing how the regular temporary tattoo paper can be used on a variety of other objects like Easter eggs, I thought I would try it on a craft…

Nautical Nursery Art

If you’re expecting a little bundle of joy or if you’re like me and wait a year to finally decorate the nursery, then you’ll love this project. I’ve combined three different Silhouette products to create a darling nautical-themed piece of art, perfect for your nursery. If the thought of rhinestones turns you off, don’t worry; I’ve kept it tasteful, not tacky. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Printable Cotton Canvas Silhouette Rhinestone Template Kit Silhouette Silver Heat Transfer Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Rhinestones (Assorted sizes and colors of your choice) Iron Frame Design #93203 Step One: Design…

Little Girl Leggings With Copper Heat Transfer Material

Make this wardrobe staple shine with a touch of copper heat transfer! I picked out three different designs and ironed them on to look like little knee patches. This is a super cute and super fast way to customize your little one’s wardrobe. Supplied Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Metallic Heat Transfer – Copper Iron Leggings Design ID #91801, #75725, and #45088 Step One: Select A Design For my design, I used #91801, #75725, and #45088. Measure how wide the leggings are at the knees. For size 3T, I made my knee patches about 2.25 in….

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®…

3D Paper Flower Bouquet (Part 1)

Today we are going to share with you part one of our tutorial on how to make a 3D paper flower bouquet.  In this first tutorial, you will learn how to prepare flower designs and cut them out. In two weeks, we will explain how to shape and assemble the flowers and arrange them in a bouquet. This 3D paper flower bouquet will make a great accent piece for an end table or a coffee table and will last a lot longer than real flowers. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette…

Etched Geometric Cactus Clock

Ticktock, it looks like it’s time for you try out the Silhouette Curio™’s amazing etching function. How about you try it out by making a fun Geometric Cactus Clock? This is a quick and easy project that is perfect for anyone who wants to explore all of the exciting etching features of Curio. With such a fabulous clock to draw your eye, you’ll never be late for a party again! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Metal Etching Sheets 5×7 (Black and Gold) Silhouette Gold Foil Sticker Sheet Silhouette Stippling & Etching Tool Clock Kit Drill Drill Bit 5/16 Strong Glue…

Metallic Vinyl Dresser Knob Accent

When I laid my eyes on the Metallic Vinyl, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. I wanted to accentuate the knobs on a dresser of some sort. It just so happened that the night stands in my room were in dire need of a makeover. I wanted a bold paint color on them, so I went with a bright green called Easy Street. I knew a gold knob would finish them off perfectly. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Metallic Vinyl in Gold Dresser/Nightstand Knobs Step 1: Pick A Design Pick a design in the Silhouette Design Store…

DIY Cork Board And Jewelry Holder

It’s back to school time, and today, we’re going back to college. I’m going to show you how to make a cute cork board and jewelry holder to decorate a dorm room. It’s both functional and fun! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Chipboard Silhouette Vinyl Silhouette Transfer Tape Cork Board Scissors Pencil Plywood Acrylic Paint Spray Adhesive Wood Glue or Nail Gun Industrial Double-Sided Adhesive Tape Scroll Saw Safety Glasses Push Pins Design ID #118055 Design ID #142682 Step One: Open Silhouette Studio® I chose this awesome Buffalo Skull (Design ID #118055) by Amy Robinson. I stretched the design…

Finally Use Those Paper Scraps with PixScan™

Where are my scrapbook paper fanatics/hoarders at?! I know you’re there, and I KNOW you have saved a ton of paper scraps thinking that one day you will use them for some project. Well, today is your lucky day because you not only will be making an adorable handmade card but will also finally use those paper scraps! And once you do, you can replenish your stash and buy more cute paper. I told you today would be your lucky day! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette PixScanTM Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Pick-Me-Up® Tool Silhouette Studio®…

Design And Print A Custom Wall Calendar

The school year is in full swing for some of us and around the corner for others. Either way, you need this cute calendar to keep you on task. Or just because it’s super cute and customizable to your taste…or whatever is trending on social media. Let’s not procrastinate and get right to it! Supplies Needed:      Silhouette Studio®      Printer      Silhouette CAMEO®      Silhouette Cutting Mat 12 x 12 inch      Poster hanger or frame (optional) Step One: Import Designs For Your Calendar Decisions, decisions. What’s your current obsession? What catches your eye? When you narrow it down, let’s start designing….

Get Clever With Printable Duct Tape!

Can you believe how fast the past three months have flown by? Here in the states, it’s back-to-school season so I’ve created a duct-tape project to share with you. Does duct tape remind you of school, or is it just me? With Silhouette’s help, this is about as easy as it gets! Did you know Silhouette makes duct tape sheets that can be cut with the CAMEO, Portrait, or Curio? And better yet, this material is printable so you can choose any pattern you like! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Printable Duct Tape Sheets – White Silhouette CAMEO, Portrait, or Curio (requires…

Easy Planner Band With Cork Sheets

Hey, all you planner enthusiasts! I know how pretty you guys like your calendars with all the fun stickers, lists, and inserts. I also know how important organization is to you, and how quickly you need to check your calendar these days. I’m here for you with this tutorial! So, I like experimenting and discovered that Heat Transfer works really well on Cork Sheets! This had my crafty brain going all kinds of directions.  Aren’t you so glad I can be your guinea pig? Using this new-found knowledge, today we’re going to make a fun Planner Band, which could also be…