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Quick and Cute “Back to School” Party Invites

You know it’s that time of year again when you see store shelves stocked with notebooks, folders, and pencils! It’s time to send the kids back to school. At my house, we’re always looking for a reason to throw a themed party and “Back to School” fits the bill! This is a great opportunity to let your kids reconnect with their school friends and get them excited about another year of learning. The first step to throwing a party, invitations! This tutorial will get you started. Supplies Needed: · Silhouette Studio® · Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® · Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock…

DIY Magical Unicorn Party!

Hi everyone! Kathi here, coming to you with a few whimsical tutorials. I know unicorns are all the rage right now, and why wouldn’t they be? They are totally awesome and if anyone tells you otherwise… well, then they’re not invited to the party! So I thought maybe I can give you a little inspiration to jumpstart a fabulous and magical unicorn party. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Cardstock (various colors) Chipboard Glue Wooden Stick Candy Let’s begin with what you would give to your guests as soon as they walk in. A Party Mask Oh yes, you got that right:…

Create A Movie-Night Treat Bar For Your Next Slumber Party

Planning a movie night slumber party with your girls? Here’s a couple of ideas to create coordinating decor for a treat bar at your mini get together and blow your guests away. Sometimes it’s good to sit back and relax with your friends – stay in, watch a movie, drink some wine (or soda if you’re more into that), and gossip the night away after. I need three main things when watching a movie: popcorn, drinks, and candy. Follow as I create coordinating decor using my Silhouette Portrait®, so you can create your own easy and fun treat bar too! Supplies…

DIY Party With The Wonder Women In Your Life

Hubs and I had a fun day date that included watching the Wonder Woman movie, which was incredible because 1) we had no kids with us for nearly three hours, and 2) the message behind the movie is so different and refreshing from the typical superhero movie. Finally, right? So, I would not be surprised if there are little girls who are making or already have made their mommies lose their marbles by changing their birthday party theme from mermaids to Wonder Woman. But fret not friends, if that’s you…here is an easy-to-make party decoration that will make YOU look…

Summer Picnic Party With The Portrait

Summer is upon us! Why not use your Silhouette Portrait® to create a festive summer picnic party as you head outside? I chose a citrus theme for my picnic party and have some fun ideas to share with you. If you ever wonder whether the Portrait is capable of the same awesome things as its bigger sibling, the CAMEO, then read on! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Sticker Paper – White Patterned paper and/or colored cardstock Decorative paper straws Baker’s twine Favorite adhesives “3D Picnic Envelope Bag” (ID #58486), “Citrus Favor Box” (ID #81252), “Lemon Straw Slider” (ID #142580), “Lime Straw Slider”…

Five Creative Ways to Dress Up Treats

Every celebration, whether a holiday or birthday, always includes delicious treats. So why not kick up the fun and cute factor and dress them up? In this post, I have gathered five adorable and unique Silhouette projects using different materials and techniques. Take a look at the fun ways to make your sweet goodies eye-catching and one-of-a-kind! 1. Say “I Do” with a Wedding Cake Topper Let’s face it, weddings can get really expensive really fast. This simple project is not only a great way to save some moola but is also a crafty way to aesthetically personalize the big…

Creating Elegant Paper Flower Wall for Kid’s Birthday Decor

When it comes to decorating for kids’ birthday parties, it’s often difficult to come up with a theme. I’m lucky that I have four nieces and they love anything that’s pink and flowery. I want to show you a super easy way to create your own 3D flower wall using the Silhouette CAMEO® and lots of paper! You can choose any color to match your theme. I decided to use five different shades of pink and one shade of grey to really bring in the neutral tone. Not only is this perfect for a backdrop for a kid’s birthday party,…

Six Ways To Add More Fun To Your Summer Gatherings

Hello, BBQs. Welcome back, pool parties. Hey there, sipping cocktails on the patio. My favorite season is finally upon us, and I’m getting excited for all of the outdoor activities and parties that are about to commence. To kick off the celebrations, I’ve gathered six of my favorite party projects for you to try this summer. So, put on your party hat, pull out your Silhouette machines, and let’s get this party started! Refreshing Lemonade Stand What better way to quench your summer thirst than with a tall glass of lemonade? I mean c’mon, is this not the cutest lemonade…

Favorite Projects To Get Ready For Summer

Well hello, June! Thank you, Mother Nature, for the fabulous Florida spring weather. Now, it’s time to get ready for some summer fun! Beach days occupy most of our summer bucket list around here, but we like to have other fun things to look forward to, as well. Need some summer prep ideas too? Check out my top favorite ideas from this very blog to get you started. Monogrammed Beach Bag We definitely “need” a new monogrammed bag to tote some beach goodies down by the water, right? It’s no problem achieving that with Heat Transfer and a blank canvas bag….

DIY Wedding Cake Topper

Handlettered Wedding Cake Topper

Hi friends! Missy Briggs here. I’m going to show you a quick and easy way to get that lux laser-cut wood for your personalized wedding cake topper. I can’t wait to see YOU rock this project! Here’s what you need: Silhouette Wood Paper Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock Neutral color cardstock Lollipop sticks or wire Gold paint Hot glue gun and glue sticks Side note on fab products: The Silhouette Wood Paper is ahhhh-mazing. You’re going to find ten uses for it immediately. When I was making doll furniture last month, I dug into a pack to make a quick wooden coffee table….

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…

Plan A Bridal Shower With The Help Of The Mint

If you’ve ever thrown a bridal shower you know how much fun, yet stressful it can be. Let’s see if this roundup of ideas using the Silhouette Mint™ can help simplify it for you. This nifty, little personal customized stamp maker can cut some serious corners when planning a gathering. Stamped Wrapping Paper Everyone likes to make gifts special, from the gift selection itself to the presentation. I wouldn’t even want to disturb the paper on this beautifully wrapped gift! With eighteen different Mint Ink colors to choose from, your custom-made stamp can be any color(s) you want so you…