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Felt Pennant Flags to Decorate Your Dorm Room

So, you (or someone you know) are heading off to college! Congratulations! Textbooks, tuition, and rent may have you strapped for cash, but your dorm room décor need not suffer! You’re a DIY-er, so you can turn those cinder-block walls from drab to fab in 30 minutes or less with these spirited, felt pennant flags. In fact, these flags have so much school spirit that they may just ask you to join the cheer squad. Look out! Supplies Needed · Silhouette CAMEO® · Silhouette Studio® · Silhouette Heat Transfer Material · Felt · Cutting Mat 12 x 24 in. ·…

Quick and Cute “Back to School” Party Invites

You know it’s that time of year again when you see store shelves stocked with notebooks, folders, and pencils! It’s time to send the kids back to school. At my house, we’re always looking for a reason to throw a themed party and “Back to School” fits the bill! This is a great opportunity to let your kids reconnect with their school friends and get them excited about another year of learning. The first step to throwing a party, invitations! This tutorial will get you started. Supplies Needed: · Silhouette Studio® · Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® · Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock…

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…

No-Sew Sleep Mask Made With Leatherette Sheets

I’ve got the easiest project for you guys today. It’s so easy you might have time for a nap when we’re done. How convenient that we are making a sleep mask to assist that nap! Silhouette Leatherette Sheets come in three colors: black, cream, and gold. These sheets are perfect for this mask because their backing has a soft, felt-like feel so the mask won’t be uncomfortable to wear.   Sounds cozy, huh? Let’s make one! Supplies Needed:     Silhouette Leatherette Sheets      Fold Over Elastic      Strong adhesive STEP ONE: IMPORT DESIGNS AND RESIZE For this mask I used Design ID #41139…

Unique Father’s Day Gift: Make A Custom Stamped Dopp Kit

Making custom stamped fabric is a fun way to personalize a gift for your favorite guy this Father’s Day. My husband is a beekeeper so I decided that a honeycomb design would be fitting, but the possibilities are endless. I also considered other motifs like anchors or mountains or even a monogram–all of them would be really nice for this project as well. Fill the dopp kit with a few of his favorites, like aftershave, and you have a unique and thoughtful gift this Father’s Day. This tutorial walks you through sewing your own bag, but you could always purchase…

10 Things You Need To Know About The New Silhouette Handbook [Free Sample Included]

Silhouette has released its landmark publication, the Silhouette Handbook. We at Silhouette have worked hard to bring you a comprehensive guide for all-things Silhouette. Click here for more information. Here are 10 things that you need to know about the newest (and most anticipated) addition to the Silhouette family of products. 1. The Silhouette Handbook is different from a manual When you think manual, you probably think about an info booklet that comes in the box or that is available online for free. But the Silhouette Handbook isn’t a manual, it’s a compilation of all of the information currently available…

DIY Weaving Loom With Silhouette Curio

Hey guys, Kathi here again and I want to know who else is in love with all these decorative weavings for your wall? You know me, I am all in with this boho vibe. Like any other fellow crafter, I’m willing to try anything once. I decided to build my own DIY weaving loom using my Silhouette Curio. The best part is it’s personalized! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Curio 12 in. Mat Silhouette Sketch Pens 2 Wood Pieces (1.25 in x 10 in) 2 Wood Pieces (1.25 in x 12 in) Various Colored Yarn (any thickness) Hammer Painters Tape Nail…

Favorite Projects To Get Ready For Summer

Well hello, June! Thank you, Mother Nature, for the fabulous Florida spring weather. Now, it’s time to get ready for some summer fun! Beach days occupy most of our summer bucket list around here, but we like to have other fun things to look forward to, as well. Need some summer prep ideas too? Check out my top favorite ideas from this very blog to get you started. Monogrammed Beach Bag We definitely “need” a new monogrammed bag to tote some beach goodies down by the water, right? It’s no problem achieving that with Heat Transfer and a blank canvas bag….

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…

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…

How To Make Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Shine

Hola!  Happy almost Cinco de Mayo everyone.  I’m here today showing you how to put together a fun fiesta for your friends and family with your CAMEO®. Cinco de Mayo also happens to be my sister-in-law’s birthday so we always have a good reason to celebrate.  I threw her a tiny little party at our house and I also managed to do it on a tight budget!  How you ask? With my Silhouette CAMEO®, paper, balloons, and clear printable window cling.  Yep!  That’s it!  (well I used some cute dishes I found for about a dollar each too from that…

Surprise Your Guests With This Gender Reveal Project

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE watching gender-reveal videos and announcements—even random people’s announcements online. They are just so fun and creative to watch. When I had my daughter, my husband and I chose to do a cake gender reveal that had the color of the gender inside! It was pink. And now my daughter is almost two, and boy does time sure fly. Today I am going to show you how to make the cutest gender reveal scratch-off sticker cards with Silhouette’s printable scratch-off sticker sheets. Step One: Create Your Design I chose to make a cute…