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Farm to Table Summer Date

For this Farm to Table date, you and your significant other can pick a favorite recipe, head off to the Farmers Market to grab some local ingredients, and then continue the fun of your date by going home to cook together! What I love about this date is that it’s simple and inexpensive enough to make the outing a weekly affair. You can even save the recipes that you prepare together by storing them in a DIY recipe box filled with your very own recipe cards. Let’s get this party started! You Will Need: Card stock Wooden Recipe Box Silhouette…

Print & Cut Fidget Spinners

Fidget spinners are awesomely popular right now. Would you believe me if I told you that you could make your very own? Custom make them in any shape, color, or size you want? Using Silhouette Shrink Plastic, you can! So, let’s get spinning. You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Shrink Plastic Design ID #176173 Pattern ID #48195 Printer (optional) Colored pencils or permanent markers (optional) Superglue   STEP ONE: SET UP YOUR DESIGN (1) Open the Page Setup panel and select these settings: Page Size: Letter (8.5 x 11.0 in) Cutting Mat type (mine is Curio) Open…

The Best Of July 4th Projects

The stars were spangling bright this past Fourth of July, and I hope everyone had a fun-filled, long weekend. My Instagram feed was overflowing with patriotic photos showing everyone’s love of red, white, and blue. Don’t worry if you didn’t get a chance to appropriately adorn your house or festively decorate for your party. I have collected all of the spectacular crafts that will leave you seeing stars and stripes for years to come. 3D Patriotic Sign The patriotism is strong with this project! Former Design Team member, Marie Chorak, has beautifully combined a 3D paper star with stenciled and painted…

Make Waves With A Personalized Beach Towel

As a kid, whenever we went on vacation, you could always find me lurkin’ around the personalized key chain display. I love things with my name on them! This love for monograms and personalization is what sparked the idea for today’s DIY project: a customized beach towel. I’ve always wanted a personalized beach towel, the perfect summer accessory, but I’m too cheap to pay the personalized price. This is why I spent many hours (and ruined many towels) honing this method, so read on to find out the secret to trendy beach towels.   Supplies needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Stencil…

Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift

Holidays always have a way of sneaking on me. Thankfully, with a little creativity and a few handy machines, a DIY gift can save the day! The first Easter that I spent with my husband, I created love coupons for him and stuck them in Easter eggs. The coupons made such an impression that he still talks about them to this day! I thought it would be fun to adapt the idea to Father’s Day because your husband will not only love a gift that keeps on giving, but your kids will also have fun being involved in the process…

10 Things You Need To Know About The New Silhouette Handbook [Free Sample Included]

Silhouette has released its landmark publication, the Silhouette Handbook. We at Silhouette have worked hard to bring you a comprehensive guide for all-things Silhouette. Click here for more information. Here are 10 things that you need to know about the newest (and most anticipated) addition to the Silhouette family of products. 1. The Silhouette Handbook is different from a manual When you think manual, you probably think about an info booklet that comes in the box or that is available online for free. But the Silhouette Handbook isn’t a manual, it’s a compilation of all of the information currently available…

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….

Lovely Gift Ideas To Impress Mama This Mother’s Day

We all love mom! But let’s face it, it can be tough to shop for the perfect gift. So, today I have rounded up a few amazing gifts that you can DIY that are sure to impress mom this year and maybe help you move up on her favorite’s list. Ok–maybe I am making promises that are a little extreme, but one thing I do guarantee is that the special lady in your life will absolutely love anything that is given to her, especially when it is handcrafted with love and care. Footprint/Handprint Love Sign I absolutely love this sign…

Customize Your Wedding Table Decor With Silhouette

Is your big day looming on the horizon and your table decor is lacking a personal touch? Or maybe you’re pitching in to help a loved one celebrate in style and you need some inspiration? Never fear! It’s Annie, and today I’ve rounded up six fun and unique projects you can create with your Silhouette machine to add that custom-made touch to a day that should be decidedly all about the special couple. Table Numbers Let’s get your guests to their seats easily and stylishly. A detail sometimes overlooked, you can use bold or distinctive table numbers to really set the tone for your wedding…

Surprise Your Guests With This Gender Reveal Project

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE watching gender-reveal videos and announcements—even random people’s announcements online. They are just so fun and creative to watch. When I had my daughter, my husband and I chose to do a cake gender reveal that had the color of the gender inside! It was pink. And now my daughter is almost two, and boy does time sure fly. Today I am going to show you how to make the cutest gender reveal scratch-off sticker cards with Silhouette’s printable scratch-off sticker sheets. Step One: Create Your Design I chose to make a cute…

5 Fun Easter Baskets you can make in minutes with your Silhouette CAMEO or Mint

Quickly Create Unique Easter Baskets with Silhouette

Creating cute, personalized, and unique Easter Baskets is quick and easy when you enlist the help of Silhouette. Besides the thousands of amazing Easter designs found in the Silhouette Design Store, there are hundreds of inspiring ideas all over the internet. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite Easter Baskets made with Silhouette products that you can put together in just an afternoon. Personalized Easter Baskets with Real Grass Oh my heavens! These cute little bunnies with their cotton tails are so adorable, aren’t they? And did you notice the real grass? My kids would love to get these baskets on Easter…

Make A Quick & Easy Paper Doll Kit For Road Trips

Are you planning a road trip this summer? Do you have small kiddos that need a little entertainment during the ride? Have I got a cute and easy project for you! It’s pretty quick to make, too—you can probably whip this up in between packing suitcases 🙂 My family and I usually head for the coast on the Fourth of July weekend to enjoy the fireworks, the beach, and, of course, the food. It’s about a two- to four-hour drive to get to Corpus Christie or South Padre Island from San Antonio. My kiddos are teenagers now, so they spend most of…