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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…

Create A Quiet Book With Silhouette Printable Cotton Canvas

In the Specialty Media section of the Silhouette website, there is a plethora of products that you might not have realized exist. You should really check it out if you haven’t! One of those types of Specialty Media is Printable Cotton Canvas, and today I’m going to show you a little project that I’m currently using it on. A few things about Printable Cotton Canvas first: Each pack contains eight white, letter size (8.5 in. x 11 in.) sheets. It’s printable, of course! You can load it right into your home printer and print like normal. You can cut it on…

Learn Your Alphabet With This Silhouette Craft [Kids Craft]

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a fun and very easy project that is perfect for those small little hands that are eager to learn their alphabet. This project uses the Silhouette Chalkboard Cardstock. Supplies Used: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Chalkboard Cardstock Silhouette Sketch Pens 12×12 Background Shapes Design ID#22981 Fall in Love Again Font Design ID#95179 1. Create Background Paper I always begin my projects by designing them fully in Silhouette software. I will often take a screenshot of the final design so that I can refer back to it when assembling my project. For the background of my page, I wanted…

DIY Doll Furniture with Silhouette ModelMaker™

Are you ready to design your own 3D shapes for your personal paper crafting? You totally can with the new Silhouette ModelMaker I’m not a big fan of reading directions, so I dove right in to explore the basic features on my own. Within minutes I made a loveseat for my daughter’s peg dolls.* If you’re a rule-follower, you can check out the official manual. The first thing to note with the Silhouette ModelMaker is an easy-to-use toolbar for easy access to the standard 3D shapes you can create. They’re all listed in the left-hand menu. FAVORITE FEATURE: If you…

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…

8 Must Have Valentine’s Day Crafts

Ah, love—the thing the world needs most right now. I’m taking the opportunity to smother people in that love lately, so we’ll put our focus into Valentines Day for now . . . but keep spreading those warm vibes year round, k? I’m not a fan of this one-day dedication when our daily lives should be giant love letters to each other. Whether it’s Valentine Cards for the kiddos, holiday decor for the occasion or any other token of admiration, when you add the magic powers of your Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Curio™, or Silhouette Mint™ to the mix, you’re sure…

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….

Fun And Festive Thanksgiving Magnets

Hello friends! Today I am going to show you all how to create some very cute Thanksgiving magnets using Silhouette Printable Magnet Sheets. I absolutely *LOVE* this specialty media. I think it is my new fave material to work with–sorry vinyl! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Printer Silhouette Printable Magnet Sheets “Turkey” (Design ID #64666) “Give Thanks” (Design ID #154825) “Keep Calm and Gobble On” (Design ID #101600) Step One: Open A New Document Open up Silhouette Studio®. Open up the Design Page settings tab. Change the size of your virtual paper to match with the size of…

Summer travel scratch-off cards

    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…

3D Foiled Airplane

Creating this 3D airplane is as easy as it gets! It takes less than 5 minutes to cut and assemble since there is no glue or teeny tiny pieces involved. I even used printable silver foil to give it that shiny airplane look.         What you’ll need: Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ chipboard printable silver foil   Step One Ungroup the design and move the red shapes to the side. Cut the three tan shapes out of chipboard.     Step Two Change your paper size to letter to fit the printable silver foil. Move the tan shapes off…

Kids Art Stamp

    I can’t help but want to keep all the artwork my little one creates. I enjoy looking at each piece and seeing how his skills are progressing. I’m so excited about this stamp because it will allow me to easily mark anything he makes and add in simple information like his age and the date.   You will need: Silhouette Mint™ 15 mm x 60 mm Stamp Kit (included with the Mint) Mint ink (included with the Mint) Kids artwork   Step One: Stamp Size The first thing you’ll want to do is select your stamp size. If…

DIY Owl Masks | like-the-cheese.com for Silhouette America Blog

Paper Owl Masks

    I’m in love with this weeks free design! How cute are these owl masks and how cute is the l’il wearing them (really, she’s adorable)?!? These beauties are a HOOT (a little owl humor) to make and I love all the detail. Did I mention this design is FREE! Scroll on down for all the owl-tastic details.     Here’s what you will need to recreate these DIY owl masks. Free Design #96731 Variety of Colored Card Stock Glue Stick or Glue Gun Twine Hole Punch (Optional)   Start by cutting the design from card stock. I added holes to…