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Lips Matching Game

With this week’s tutorial, we wanted to show you that you can take any design in the Silhouette Design Store and totally customize it. For example, this Valentine’s Day Garland design is going to be turned into a matching game. How? You will just need to follow along to see. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® White Cardstock or Photo Paper Printer Design ID #241192 Design ID #133475 Step One: Make The Lips One Shape Open Design ID #241192  in Silhouette Studio® by locating it in your library. Delete everything but one row…

DIY Personalized Bathtub Tray

If you’re familiar with my past Silhouette blog post, then you know I sometimes have a simple building project for you. This super cute bathtub tray is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, and it’s made with love. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Matte Vinyl (White) Vinyl Transfer Tape Miter Saw Nail Gun Dog Eared Wooden Fence Board Orbital Sander 80 Grit Sandpaper 220 Grit Sandpaper Tape Measure Wood Stain Foam Brush Paper Towels Design ID #240205 Step One: Measure Your Bathtub Grab your handy tape measure and measure the length across…

Tanya Batrak: Silhouette Spotlight

Tanya Batrak is from Kyiv, Ukraine, and she contributes so many cool, unique designs to the Silhouette Design Store. Her motto is “dreams don’t work unless you do.” She joined the Silhouette artist team in 2013 and has more than 1,200 designs in the Silhouette Design Store. Her most popular designs are her boxes and phrases. How She Got Her Start By profession, Tanya is a German and English teacher, but she taught herself how to design. “I’ve always liked arts and handmade things. I became interested in drawing in different programs while working in the office. When my income…

Become a Print & Cut Pro

How are your Print & Cut skills? Kelly here, and today I’ll show you how to create some Print & Cut valentines, but the techniques translate well beyond this simple kids craft to help you become a Print & Cut pro! Watch for links to how-to videos throughout this tutorial to find out more about certain Silhouette Studio® tools you may not be familiar with. Ready to get started? Supplies Needed: White cardstock Glitter sticker paper Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ (with large base) Printer Hershey’s Nuggets or similar-sized candy Robot designs (Design ID #74821, #74819, #74817, and #74823) Font…

Snow Day Planner Stickers

Today we are sharing these quick and easy Print & Cut DIY Snow Day Planner Stickers. This post is for those of you who love to decorate your planners with pretty stickers. Read on to make your own! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Printable White Sticker Paper Printer Design #ID #167734 Step One: Create the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open your Snow Day design (Design #ID #167734). Ungroup the design. To ungroup, select the object and either click the Ungroup icon, which is located along the top left-hand side of the screen,…

Valentine’s Day Pillow

I have been wanting to make a pillow like this for Valentine’s Day. But the thought of cutting out all of those hearts was the one thing that discouraged me from giving it a try until I figured out that I could cut all of the hearts with my Silhouette CAMEO! Cutting fabric on your Silhouette to make this pillow is very easy to do. All you need is a few items. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Fabric Blade Silhouette Studio® Pillow cover (I used the VIGDIS linen cover from IKEA.) ½ Yard Linen Fabric…

Software Tour: Edit Points Tool

Let’s start our tour of Silhouette Studio’s Version 4.1! Specifically, we’re going to talk about the Edit Points Tool and all that you are able to do with it. For starters, you can locate the Edit Points Tool on the toolbar on the left-hand side of the page. This will be the second icon down that looks like this:  This tool is great for customizing your designs, adding weed lines, and building specific shapes. Edit Points To enter the Point Editing Mode, either double-click a selected image or use the Edit Points Tool which will open in the Quick Access Toolbar. This…

Design Your Own Snowflake in Silhouette Studio®

I saw a few scattered flurries outside (um… Brrr!), which is totally in line with today’s tutorial. I’d like to show you how you can design your own snowflake in Silhouette Studio®. These are perfect for all of those letters and packages that need cute gift toppers. Basically, we are just going to be using the Line and Ellipse tools. Let’s do this! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock or whatever medium you plan to cut your shape out of Glue Step One: Design The Snowflake In Silhouette Studio®, create a new…

How to Cut Fabric with a Silhouette Machine

Did you know that you can cut fabric with your Silhouette machine? It’s fantastic because you are able to cut fabric precisely. You might be too scared to try, but we hope we can put your mind at ease with this tutorial; it’s easier than you think. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Fabric Cutting Blade Silhouette Fabric Stabilizer Iron Scissors Design ID #49442 Open design in Silhouette Studio®. Cut a piece of fabric that is larger than your design. Cut a piece of fabric stabilizer that is the same size as your material….

Snow Cute Card

Winter is in full swing over here. So we thought we should embrace the cold. Today we are using some winter designs to add the perfect touch to this snow globe card. We just love how it turned out. In fact, it is going to be really hard to give away—that’s how much we love it. Follow along below, and we will show you how to replicate this card yourself! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Metallic Vinyl – Rose Gold Four colors of cardstock Glue Foam Dots Design ID #240058…

Valentine Monogram Gift

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and I want to make sure my kids have personalized goodies that make them feel special and loved. You can use this simple DIY Silhouette project in a MILLION different ways. I have four uses that are perfect for your little (or big) valentines. Use it as a party decoration and fill with decorative straws Make a DIY station for hot chocolate and they can use as a cup Fill your vessel with sweet treats for your valentine Fill with baking utensils and have a DIY cookie party Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®  Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette…

Engagement Photo Display

Happy New Year, y’all! First of all, how many of you have a New Year’s resolution to finally open up your Silhouette machine? Well, don’t be afraid! Open up that sweet baby, and let’s craft. Christmas and New Year happen to be engagement times; that’s just well known. So I wanted to create this super simple and super cute photo display that you can use for an upcoming engagement party or just hang in your home. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Spatula Tool Embroidery Hoops Cardstock…