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Spring Pillow with Heat Transfer Vinyl

Today I want to share my DIY Spring Pillow I made with glitter heat transfer vinyl. I used a beautiful design from the Design Store with spring word art. There is a complimentary Easter design as well. Keep reading for the tutorial and make a spring-themed pillow for yourself! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Gold Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl Pillow Case and Pillow Design ID# 191308 Step One: Creating Your Design Open up Silhouette Studio®. Select the Page Setup window and adjust your cutting mat size to 12 inches x 12…

3D Flower Card

To celebrate the fact that spring has finally sprung, we want to share with you this cute 3D flower card that you can use to spread the springtime cheer around. Follow along to see how you can make your own. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Glue Cardstock Design ID #20216 Step One: Create The Card Open up Silhouette Studio® and create a rectangle. You can locate the rectangle tool as the 4th icon on the tool bar to the left of your page. Once a rectangle is created, adjust its measurements…

Daniela Moscone: Silhouette Spotlight

For this Silhouette spotlight, we are highlighting Daniela Moscone. She is one of our international artists and has been with us since June 2015. Daniela has over 1,000 designs in the Silhouette Design Store, and she lives in the beautiful city of Rome (“the city of art!” she says enthusiastically). Daniela first started as a graphic designer over ten years ago for the National Sports Federation of the Italian National Olympic Committee. In 2013, she bought a CAMEO 2 at a local hobby fair. “I was particularly impressed by the potential of the machine. I remember thinking ‘I can cut…

5 Different Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Easter is coming up on us quick! We love decorating eggs for Easter and are bringing to you five different ways to decorate Easter eggs. Now we know that traditionally eggs are dyed fun colors; we took our decorations one step farther. We used paper, vinyl, and tattoo paper to make really fun-looking eggs. Follow along with us as we show you the five ways we decorated eggs this year. Paper / Cardstock You don’t need much to make these cute little critters. All it will really take is some paper. We cut faces and grass egg holders out of different colored…

Spring Décor Ideas

Spring has arrived here in Florida, and I am ready to share some fun Spring Décor ideas using my Silhouette CAMEO! These ideas are perfect for everyday interior design inspiration or perfect for a tea party or an Easter brunch! I am big on personalizing my guests’ place settings, and if you are a Silhouette lover like I am, you probably are too! I tried to use a few different Silhouette Store designs to make a beautiful array of design options. My favorite is probably the doily, and I was AMAZED at how beautiful it turned out. Since I printed…

Masked Watercolor Card with Stencil Material

I love the look of watercolors, don’t you? Although I haven’t spent much time learning and practicing my watercolor skills, I’ve found a few ways to use basic watercolors with my Silhouette creations. This technique uses Silhouette Stencil Material to create a mask on watercolor paper, so you can add lots of color but include a crisp white phrase within the design. While you could use regular vinyl or stencil vinyl for this project, I prefer the thick stencil material because it’s stiff enough that you don’t need any transfer tape. You can also reuse it, so one stencil lasts…

Baby Shower Set

Springtime is just around the corner, and you know what that means—spring and summer babies! We love this watercolor splash pattern, and we thought it would be such a great idea to show you how to make a themed baby shower set with it. Let’s get to it! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Cameo Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Metallic Vinyl – Blue Cardstock or photo paper – white Ribbon white and blue Two sticks Printer Design ID #251908 Design ID #245584 Design ID #243742 Step One: Making the Banner 1.  Download the watercolor splash pattern design (Design ID…

Classroom Leprechaun Pennant Banner

My name is Chad Boender, and I am a kindergarten teacher and author of a blog called Male Kindergarten Teacher. Leprechauns are up to their old tricks now that St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner! Having a classroom leprechaun is a great way to keep students engaged throughout the month of March. This DIY classroom leprechaun pennant banner is the perfect addition to any classroom entrance or bulletin board. Today I am excited to share how I created this fun and easy classroom leprechaun pennant banner in Silhouette Studio®. Let’s grab our supplies and get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette…

Mini Hibiscus Journal

I’m obviously feeling a tropical vibe these days because today’s Mini DIY Hibiscus Journals were totally inspired by one of my favorite tropical flowers. I live in a pretty little neighborhood that reminds me of the movie set of Pleasantville – I kid you not. Some of these pretty little homes have gorgeous hibiscus plants, and I swear I’ve seen some blooms the size of my head. Gorgeous. So here I am surrounded by these stunning flowers, and that led to today’s DIY stationery post. Want to make your own? Read on! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette…

Postcard With Foil Stickers

We found the most perfect design to accompany our foil stickers! If you didn’t know, we sell foil stickers in three colors: rose gold, gold, and silver. With these stickers, you can create labels and stickers with a high-end foil appearance. What is extra special about this material is that it has a printable surface and an adhesive backing. In today’s post, we wanted to show you how you can turn an ordinary postcard into something that really shines. Follow along with us! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Sticker Paper – Rose…

New Silhouette Carbon Fiber Vinyl

Did you know Silhouette came out with tons of new products last year? And one of them was carbon fiber vinyl. I’ve had this product for a while, and I figured it was time to test it out. I also want to thank my hubby for being a good sport and letting me use his tool cart for this project. But let’s get real—he really had no choice. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Transfer Tape Ruler Silhouette Carbon Fiber Vinyl (Sampler Pack) Silhouette Black Vinyl (Matte) Design ID…

Paige Evans: Silhouette Spotlight

We would consider Paige Evans to be an original Silhouette user. She has been a Silhouette user since 2011. For almost seven years, she has been creating, designing, and crafting amazing projects. When Paige was 16 years old she started scrapbooking, so she has been scrapbooking for half of her life now. Her first job was at a local scrapbooking store, and from there she has worked in all kinds of scrapbooking jobs. Her experience and talent have led her to become an in-house scrapbooker at American Crafts, where she has her very own designer collections with Pink Paislee. Last…