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5 Projects To Make For Christmas

It’s almost as soon as the clock strikes midnight after Thanksgiving that our minds go directly to Christmas (and for a good reason)! There is so much prep work that goes into Christmas. Between the shopping, creating things, and cooking, we even wonder how we find time for it all. We definitely always seem to find time to craft, and that’s because Christmas crafts are some of the most fun to do! To kick off the giving season, we thought we would give you 5 winter and Christmas projects to try this year! Project One: Temporary Tattoo Ornaments Did you…

Mint Stamped Christmas Set

We are just about to head into the time of year when you are going to need a bunch of tags, cards, and wrapping paper for your gifts, so we would like to show you how to make this customized set of stamped material using the Silhouette Mint™. Creating customized stamps is a great way to add the perfect personalized touches to all of your gifts. Keep reading to see how you can make and use your own stamps. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Mint™ 2 Silhouette Mint™ stamp kits 30 mm x 60 mm 1 Silhouette Mint™ stamp kit 45 mm…

Silhouette’s Black Friday Sale Is Here!

Silhouette’s biggest sale of the year is officially under way, and we have some great deals going on! Not sure what those sales are or whether they are any good? Keep scrolling—we want you to take advantage of everything we’ve got going on right now. You’ve only got until December 1st to save BIG! Exclusive Product Bundles  We are starting off strong with these product bundles. To make things even better, we even have bundles with the limited edition blue and lavender CAMEO machines. You can get one of these machines only through one of these bundles, and once the bundles…

Hello Fall Pillow

Are you looking for a last-minute DIY project to add to your home before the Thanksgiving holiday? If so, I have something to add the perfect touch to your home before the guests start to arrive! Let me share with you how I made this adorable DIY fall pillow cover with my Silhouette CAMEO®. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Smooth Heat Transfer – Tangerine Silhouette Hook Tool Iron Pillow Cover Design ID #150293 Step One: Locate Your Design Locate Design ID #150293 in your library and double-click to open the design in…

What Can You Do With Dingbat Fonts?

Hi there! Kelly here. Have you seen the fun dingbat fonts in the Silhouette Design Store? I want to share some of the fun ways you can use these special font sets. Don’t let the higher price point scare you off. You’re actually getting at least 26 coordinating designs with a single dingbat font purchase. What are dingbat fonts? They are fonts where each letter is assigned a special character so instead of seeing A, B, C, etc. as you type, you’ll see an image like a tree, a phrase, an animal, etc. This tutorial will show you how you…

How to Spruce Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I am always looking for ways to enhance my traditional turkey dinner. I love using my Silhouette machine for nonconventional ideas. So today I am so excited to share how I used my Silhouette machine to enhance the look of my pies! I know what you are thinking! How can a Silhouette machine make my pies amazing? It’s easy! I made a stencil to cut out the top of my pie crust. Follow the steps below to see how. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Stencil…

Pumpkin Layered Card

We love everything pumpkin! Whether it’s pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pie, carving pumpkins, or paper pumpkins: we love it all. So can you guess what our inspiration was for today’s post? That’s right—PUMPKINS! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Orange Cardstock Glue Design ID #226308 Step One: Set Up The Design Select the Page Setup icon located on the toolbar on the right-hand side of your page. Adjust your page width and height to 12 inches by 12 inches. We are using the CAMEO, but if you are cutting with another machine, set…

Modern Notebooks

I can’t resist a set of notebooks, no matter what size, material, or color. I always carry one with me at all times. When I came across these neutral notebooks at Target, my home away from home, I knew I wanted to create a modern design for them. They came in a set of 6, which was great because that meant I had enough to gift to friends. I wanted to design a few different notebooks that would coordinate with each other, so naturally, I headed over to look at all the wonderful designs offered by Silhouette! Once I decided…

Print & Cut Pumpkin-Themed Bulletin Board

My name is Chad Boender, and I am a kindergarten teacher and author of a blog called Male Kindergarten Teacher. One thing I am asked about frequently is how I use my Silhouette CAMEO in my classroom. We teachers all know that creating a bulletin board in our classrooms can be time-consuming and tiresome. However, it’s a good thing I have my CAMEO®! This machine has been a lifesaver! Using my Silhouette machine in the classroom to create interactive bulletin boards, crafts, and activities has saved me so much time. One feature that I use consistently is the Print &…

Especially Paper: Silhouette Spotlight

Are you a lover of paper crafts? Buckle up because today we’re spotlighting an amazing paper artist. Heather, creator of Especially Paper, is shedding some light on paper crafting and design with the help of Silhouette. Heather is the mastermind behind Especially Paper and creates works of art from her home in D.C. For nearly six years, she has been using her Silhouette to create 3D paper objects, such as paper flowers, ornaments, and garlands. “I typically start with a hand-drawn sketch or even a hand-cut paper model before designing pieces in Adobe Illustrator. From there, I bring the shapes into…

Watercolor Wood Sign with Image Transfer Paper

If you love the look of watercolor flowers but don’t actually know how to paint, this project is for you! Use Silhouette’s new Image Transfer Paper to easily add detailed designs to wood, metal, brick or concrete. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Image Transfer Paper Silhouette Matte Vinyl – Gray Silhouette Transfer Tape Wood Sign (make your own or buy) Wet Washcloth or Paper Towel Design ID #173641 Step One: Set Up The Design To Be Cut Select the Page Setup Panel (this icon can be found on the toolbar…

A Gift For All Seasons

Every year I try to come up with the perfect homemade gift for my family members. I am not exaggerating when I say I have been doing this since I was eight years old. Fortunately, I think the gifts have gotten better as the years have progressed! This year’s gift is called “A Gift For All Seasons.” Over this past year, I have developed an obsession with pillows. I love the ones that have a great saying on them, and I thought it might be fun to make a gift that includes one down pillow and six pillow covers that…