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Sugar Skull Seals

I’m playing with my Curio and Silhouette’s Sugar Skull shape (Design ID #100710) to bring you these cute DIY sugar skull seals. I even successfully experimented with the Print & Cut feature on this lovely little machine, and guess what? It works perfectly! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Printer Card Stock Glue Design ID #100710 Step One: Download Design ID #100710 and open it in Silhouette Studio®. Select the Page Setup icon located in the upper right-hand corner. Change the cutting mat to match whichever machine you are using. In this case, I selected the…

Silhouette Partners With The National Breast Cancer Foundation

Silhouette is proud to announce our partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation. From now through November, a portion of sales of the Pink Edition Silhouette CAMEO® 3 will be donated to NBCF in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. How NBCF Started National Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1991 by breast cancer survivor, Janelle Hail.  She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1980 at the age of 34.  At the time of her diagnosis, there was little information about the disease, and she was forced to make a decision about her health with few options.  After her treatment,…

3D Fall Paper Flower Bouquet (Part 1)

Today we are going to share with you part one of our tutorial on how to make a 3D fall paper flower bouquet. In this first tutorial, you will learn how to prepare flower designs and cut them out. In a week, we will explain how to shape and assemble the flowers and arrange them in a bouquet. This bouquet will bring bright colors into your life, and it can be a great gift for your family and friends! One important benefit of this bouquet is that it will last a lot longer than real flowers. By following our instructions,…

Spiderweb Treat Bags

How about we make DIY Treat Bags today? It’s all in the name of Halloween, of course. The Silhouette Design Store has this whimsical spider web that I could not resist. I used Silhouette’s Temporary Tattoo Paper to transfer the design onto the bags.  Want to make some too? Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Temporary Tattoo Paper Printer Muslin Bags (3 x 4 inch) Design ID #67914 Step One: Set Up the Design Download and open the Design ID #67914 in Silhouette Studio®. Resize the spiderweb shape so that it fits…

Introducing the Silhouette Portrait® 2

Silhouette is happy to announce the arrival of the Silhouette Portrait® 2. It has all of the same capabilities as the previous Portrait machine, but it has been fine-tuned to include some of the standout features previously available only in the Silhouette CAMEO® 3. Portrait 2 Features: AutoBlade compatibility—Let the Portrait adjust the blade for you. Deep-cut blade compatibility and higher 2 mm clearance—Cut thicker materials. Built-in optical scanner—Make custom cutouts with the Print & Cut feature. PixScan™ technology—Scan and cut unique images. Bluetooth® compatibility—Use your device to send cuts to the Portrait, no wires necessary. Lightweight body and portable size—Make…

Custom Halloween Candy Bag

It’s finally October! We don’t know about you, but this is one of the holidays that we use our machines the most on. Whether it’s making wreaths, banners, or costumes, our machine is working day-in and day-out. One of the many things we created was this trick-or-treat candy bag. Ditch the pillowcase this year and make this instead! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Heat Transfer – White Silhouette Heat Transfer – Orange Silhouette Glitter Heat Transfer – Lavender  Canvas Bag Iron Design ID #223776 Step One: Set Up Your Design Select the Page Setup Icon located on the…

Spotlight: Professional PC Modder, Calen Saddler

There are all kinds of Silhouette creators who use Silhouette products for a number of projects. This Silhouette Spotlight features Calen Saddler, creator of Envious Mods. He uses the Silhouette CAMEO® and the Silhouette Curio™ to help with what is called case modding. Case modding is the process of modifying computer and game console cases in a unique way to make the cases more stylish. Calen is from Oregon and comes from a long line of craftsmen. “I’ve always had an interest in building and making things. Car customization also played a big role in my life early on. I quickly…

Just Pooling Around DIY Cooler

One of my favorite things to enjoy during the summer months is chilling with family and friends at the poolside! That is what inspired me to create a fun poolside caddy “Just Poolin’ Around.” This cooler has a dual purpose. Not only can it be used as a cooler, but it can also be used as a picnic basket or a poolside carry caddy! How cool is that? I was inspired by a vintage style picnic basket that I totally fell in love with at World Market. When you see the before and after, you will know why I decided to give it…

Party Prep with Silhouette

My little one is turning the big O-N-E, and party prep is in full swing. To say that my Silhouette has helped A LOT in the party prep department would be an understatement. My CAMEO is one party-planning machine! I should pay it for all its hard work, ha! Today, I am totally excited to show ya’ll everything that my Silhouette has done so far to help me get ready for my babe’s big day. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Design ID #4553 First, a party isn’t a party without a…

Customize Your Designs In New Ways

Hello, my Silhouette friends! Today I want to show you a terrific new feature that became available with Silhouette Studio® version 4. It’s called Object on Path, and it’s pretty cool. Now you can take any shape on your page and drag it to another shape, and it will follow the curves and contours of that shape you’ve selected as your path! It’s similar to Text to Path, but it works with shapes instead of text. For this project, we’ll add leaves to a circular path and add the finished design to a mirror candle base. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette…

3D Paper Flower Bouquet (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, we posted the first part of our tutorial about the 3D flowers bouquet and explained how to prepare the flower designs and cut them out. Today, we will continue with an explanation on how to shape and assemble the flowers and arrange them in a bouquet. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Dry foam ball (color – green, diameter – 4 in.) Floral wire (green) Super glue Vase Ribbon Floral tape Tools to shape flowers and leaves: Silhouette Spatula Tool Flower-shaping tool Embossing mat Step One: Assembling The Peony After we cut out our petal layers, we need…

Creating Your First Pop-Up

Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade 8.5 x 11 White Card Stock 8.5 x 11 Light Pink Card Stock Printer Tape Runner or Glue Design ID #205781 Design ID #160327 Step One: Set Up Your Design Open Design ID #205781 in Silhouette Studio® by locating it in your library. Drag the colored shape off of the outline base shape. Once these items are separate, select the outline shape.  With the outline shape selected, open the Popup panel and select Convert Selected Shapes to Popup. You will notice that the Popup feature will add tabs on the…