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Check Out The New Foil Transfer Sheets!

Silhouette has taken the foil craze to a whole new level! Have you seen the new Foil Transfer Sheets? This new foil material is pressure sensitive, so you don’t have to deal with heat, adhesives, or any extra materials. It’s perfect for the Silhouette Curio™’s emboss fill feature, which is what I’m going to share with you today. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Curio Embossing Tool – Fine Foil Transfer Sheet – Copper Card (8.5 in. x 5.5 in.) Watercolor Paper (thin enough to run through printer) or Cardstock Design ID #120680 Design ID #78846 Step One: Create Design Set page size…

DIY Cork Board And Jewelry Holder

It’s back to school time, and today, we’re going back to college. I’m going to show you how to make a cute cork board and jewelry holder to decorate a dorm room. It’s both functional and fun! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Chipboard Silhouette Vinyl Silhouette Transfer Tape Cork Board Scissors Pencil Plywood Acrylic Paint Spray Adhesive Wood Glue or Nail Gun Industrial Double-Sided Adhesive Tape Scroll Saw Safety Glasses Push Pins Design ID #118055 Design ID #142682 Step One: Open Silhouette Studio® I chose this awesome Buffalo Skull (Design ID #118055) by Amy Robinson. I stretched the design…

Design And Print A Custom Wall Calendar

The school year is in full swing for some of us and around the corner for others. Either way, you need this cute calendar to keep you on task. Or just because it’s super cute and customizable to your taste…or whatever is trending on social media. Let’s not procrastinate and get right to it! Supplies Needed:      Silhouette Studio®      Printer      Silhouette CAMEO®      Silhouette Cutting Mat 12 x 12 inch      Poster hanger or frame (optional) Step One: Import Designs For Your Calendar Decisions, decisions. What’s your current obsession? What catches your eye? When you narrow it down, let’s start designing….

Get Clever With Printable Duct Tape!

Can you believe how fast the past three months have flown by? Here in the states, it’s back-to-school season so I’ve created a duct-tape project to share with you. Does duct tape remind you of school, or is it just me? With Silhouette’s help, this is about as easy as it gets! Did you know Silhouette makes duct tape sheets that can be cut with the CAMEO, Portrait, or Curio? And better yet, this material is printable so you can choose any pattern you like! Supplies Needed: Silhouette Printable Duct Tape Sheets – White Silhouette CAMEO, Portrait, or Curio (requires…

Easy Planner Band With Cork Sheets

Hey, all you planner enthusiasts! I know how pretty you guys like your calendars with all the fun stickers, lists, and inserts. I also know how important organization is to you, and how quickly you need to check your calendar these days. I’m here for you with this tutorial! So, I like experimenting and discovered that Heat Transfer works really well on Cork Sheets! This had my crafty brain going all kinds of directions.  Aren’t you so glad I can be your guinea pig? Using this new-found knowledge, today we’re going to make a fun Planner Band, which could also be…

Custom School Locker Magnet

School is about to be back in session. While books and curriculum are important, let’s be honest, so is making a statement when it comes to your locker. Now, I’m no teenage girl in high school, but I do have tons of friends who have them, and I was told that tribal elephants are the new Lisa Frank. Get ready to create a personalized magnet for your locker that you can jot down reminders, hang photos, and make everyone in the halls jealous. Supplies Needed:  Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Printable Magnetic Paper Silhouette Cork Sheets Silhouette Mint™ Mint Stamp Sheets 15…

DIY Gift Card Holder

Today I wanted to share my DIY Gift Card Holder with you. I designed my own gift card holders and topped them off with cute paper bows. This will be a great template for future gift cards – want to make your own? Read on for the tutorial! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio White and pink cardstock Glue Step One: Cutting Out A Bow 1. Open up your Silhouette Studio®. 2. Select the Page Setup Window and adjust your Page Settings to fit your paper size. 3. Download/open your 3D bow…

First Day of School Chalkboard Sign

Wow, hard to believe summer is coming to an end! Does it seem like time flies faster every year? Well, if you’re excited about the school year starting, I have another reason for you to get even more excited! Here is a tutorial on how to make your very own “First Day of School” Chalkboard featuring Silhouette’s chalkboard vinyl material. This was the first time I used this type of vinyl and it is such a neat and easy-to-use specialty material! You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® Silhouette Design ID #72809 Chalkboard vinyl Hook (for weeding vinyl) Transfer Tape…

Create A Shadow Puppet Theater

Looking for a fun project for kids? Look no further than this shadow puppet theater to delight little ones. Using Adhesive Cardstock to decorate the theater makes this project a snap (and easy for little hands to help), and the CAMEO can cut out just about any shape for the puppets. We stuck with a woodland theme, but the possibilities are endless for characters for storytelling. So get your supplies ready to put together an exciting show! Supplies Needed: Shoebox Silhouette Vellum Black Cardstock Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock in Yellow Green & Sea Mist Craft knife Hot glue gun Wooden Skewers…

Beat The Heat With Fun Summer Crafts

Oh, sweet summertime. Watermelon, lemonade, pineapples and sunshine fuel my soul. Why not take all the things you love and get crafty with them?! I have rounded up my favorite bright and cheery summer crafts to help you beat the summer heat. Watermelon Fry Boxes Whether you are serving your kids the cutest afternoon snack or hosting a backyard watermelon soiree, these watermelon fry boxes are sure to please! Who can resist the combination of pink and green plus sweet summer treats?! Not me. Break out the card stock and check out this post to create something that’s one-in-a-melon!   Bean…

No-Sew Sleep Mask Made With Leatherette Sheets

I’ve got the easiest project for you guys today. It’s so easy you might have time for a nap when we’re done. How convenient that we are making a sleep mask to assist that nap! Silhouette Leatherette Sheets come in three colors: black, cream, and gold. These sheets are perfect for this mask because their backing has a soft, felt-like feel so the mask won’t be uncomfortable to wear.   Sounds cozy, huh? Let’s make one! Supplies Needed:     Silhouette Leatherette Sheets      Fold Over Elastic      Strong adhesive STEP ONE: IMPORT DESIGNS AND RESIZE For this mask I used Design ID #41139…

Summer Date Night Jar

Can’t decide on what to do together on a Saturday night? Let me show you how to solve that problem with this adorable date night jar. All you have to do is decide on what type of date, and then pick that coordinating colored stick from the jar. Keep it fun; don’t peek! With a little planning in the beginning by writing down your date ideas, you will have endless fun times this summer with your loved one!   Materials Needed: Silhouette Curio™ (or your preferred cutting machine) Mason Jar Silhouette Glitter, 4 colors (I used white, strawberry, aqua, and…