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DIY Santa Gift Tags

I’m so excited to be getting into the Christmas spirit, and today I’m sharing the how-to for these DIY Santa gift tags! When it comes to Silhouette, the possibilities are ENDLESS! I always say that, but it’s SO TRUE! I dreamed up these Santa tags and knew what I wanted them to look like, but I couldn’t find a Silhouette file that would bring my creation to life. But that’s the thing; in Silhouette Studio® you can create ANYTHING! So I found a couple of Santa designs that I thought were cute, and then I opened up my FAVORITE Silhouette…

Bottle Tags

We absolutely love this time of year. Immediately after Thanksgiving is over, all of our minds transition over to Christmas. For some, that means putting up the tree, playing Christmas music, and making treats. But for most of us, that means buying gifts. If you’re like us, we love to think of what new things can be made with a Silhouette machine. As we browsed Pinterest for some ideas, we thought to make a bottle tag that would be placed over a neck of a bottle of sparkling cider. Not only is this a very inexpensive gift, but it can also…

DIY Holiday Tree Gift Box

It’s time to start preparing for Christmas! Today we will tell you how to make this cute DIY Holiday Tree Gift Box. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock Printer Design ID #102412 Design ID #59832  Step One: Preparing the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open and ungroup your Tree Card design (Design ID #102412) in a new document. Remove the card shape, and color the tree in black. To color the tree, go to the Fill panel (right-hand side of the screen). Change the color of the tree lines to black…

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…

Embossed Stag Christmas Ornament

With the holidays coming up, we thought it might be fun to show you how to create your own Christmas ornaments! It’s really easy, and they look really cute when they’re done. Continue reading to see what you need to do! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cutting Mat for Stamp Material Silhouette Stamp Material Acrylic Block for Stamp Embossing Powder Watermark Stamp Pad Embossing Heat Tool Round Wood Ornament Design ID#232204 Step One: Making the Stamp 1. Open the Stag design (Design ID#232204) in Silhouette Studio®. Change your page size and cutting mat to the stamp…

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…