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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…

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…

Better Together Wedding Chair Signs

I have a lot of friends in the wedding industry. Whether it’s styling, card making, or photography one thing I have learned from them is that Wedding Season is insanely busy and equally exciting. I also know that wedding budgets can be small and tight so I wanted to show you how you can save money on wedding decor by just using your Silhouette CAMEO®. You Will Need Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Vinyl Silhouette Vinyl Transfer Paper 2 pieces of plywood (I used 13 in x 7 in) Rope Power drill White and pink acrylic paint (use any color that goes…

Lovely Gift Ideas To Impress Mama This Mother’s Day

We all love mom! But let’s face it, it can be tough to shop for the perfect gift. So, today I have rounded up a few amazing gifts that you can DIY that are sure to impress mom this year and maybe help you move up on her favorite’s list. Ok–maybe I am making promises that are a little extreme, but one thing I do guarantee is that the special lady in your life will absolutely love anything that is given to her, especially when it is handcrafted with love and care. Footprint/Handprint Love Sign I absolutely love this sign…

Appreciate Your Teachers With This Hand-Lettered Gift

We’re rounding into the home stretch of the school year. Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up, and what better way to celebrate your teachers than with a custom chalkboard vinyl design. I love to hand-letter my gifts, but if you have several designs to replicate Silhouette CAMEO® 3 has you covered while maintaining that one-of-a-kind look. The first step is to hand-letter a design. I either write on paper and scan or letter directly on my tablet. (If you’re using one of the hundreds of fonts for sale in the Silhouette Design Store, then skip the next step). Import the…

5 Fun Easter Baskets you can make in minutes with your Silhouette CAMEO or Mint

Quickly Create Unique Easter Baskets with Silhouette

Creating cute, personalized, and unique Easter Baskets is quick and easy when you enlist the help of Silhouette. Besides the thousands of amazing Easter designs found in the Silhouette Design Store, there are hundreds of inspiring ideas all over the internet. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite Easter Baskets made with Silhouette products that you can put together in just an afternoon. Personalized Easter Baskets with Real Grass Oh my heavens! These cute little bunnies with their cotton tails are so adorable, aren’t they? And did you notice the real grass? My kids would love to get these baskets on Easter…

Make A One Of A Kind Mint Stamp Mug

Who likes to drink hot beverages out of pretty mugs? I do!!  I’m here to show you how to make your very own one of a kind mug using your Silhouette Mint™ and Sihouette CAMEO®. I’ve been having fun experimenting with standard materials but using them in new ways.  For this project good old plain white tissue paper is what I’m transforming into something new and exciting. Supplies needed: mug tissue paper Mint™ machine 15 mm x 15 mm stamp Mint ink, various colors permanent adhesive vinyl, various colors transfer tape Silhouette CAMEO® dishwasher safe Mod Podge foam brush Design…

Get Rid Of Vinyl Bubbles With This Simple Tip

How many times have you meticulously cut and weeded a design only to have it crease and bubble when you apply it to your item of choice? I can’t even count the number of times it has happened to me. Luckily, you don’t have to trash the whole design and start over. All you need is a tiny pin or needle. The smaller the better!     You can see in the photo below, a tiny bubble formed in the heart shape when I applied the vinyl to my chalkboard. I tried forcing it out with my finger, but it…

What Is The Arc Tool In Silhouette Studio®?

Have you ever wanted to create something of your own in Silhouette Studio®? Maybe you want to curve text, or draw your own design? Maybe you want to tweak something from the Silhouette Design Store? There are so many tools to help you do just that. They’re intimidating, those funky little icons over there on the sidebar. They make weird lines and shapes, twist and turn, flip and rotate. Don’t be scared. Let me introduce you to one and by the end of this tutorial you will be cranking out curvaceous designs all over the place. So let’s get going and…

Quick, Cute, And Easy Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts

Hi crafty friends! I don’t know about you but I *love* Valentine’s Day, everything about it! Some of my favorite memories of growing up with my sister are the times when she helped me make my Valentine’s Day cards. She always made sure I had the cutest cards in class. Today, I’ll be showing you three quick, cute, and easy last minute Valentine’s Day ideas for all you busy crafters out there. Things you will need: Silhouette CAMEO® 3 or other Silhouette cutting machine Bright colored cardstock paper Inkjet Printer Printable White Sticker Paper Printable Heat Transfer Material Mini canvas drawstring…

New Year, New Home Decor

Do you like to change up your home decor every season or every year? Or every week? 😉 Whatever your time frame is, this round-up post is for you. If you’re ready to switch some things up a little in your home, let’s look at some beginning to moderate skill level ideas you can achieve with your new CAMEO 3! (For the record, you can accomplish these projects with an older CAMEO model, too.) Pillows One of the quickest, yet noticeable changes in your home can be done with new pillows. Are you a fan of nautical or beach themes?…

Have you discovered this new CAMEO 3 feature?

All you lucky people out there with the new Silhouette CAMEO® 3, have you discovered all of the new features?  Sure we know about Bluetooth®, dual carriages, and the AutoBlade (oh my!).  BUT have you noticed that hidden drawer below?   Go ahead, pull it out!  Yes, storage for your hook and spatula!!  I don’t know about you but as organized as I try to be I always waste 10 minutes searching for my lost tools.  Not anymore!  There’s also a spot for the crosscutter tool when working with vinyl.     Another “hidden” feature is those guides that unfold….