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Personalized Luggage Tag

Oh, how I love using adhesive vinyl! It comes in oodles of beautiful colors, sticks to almost anything, and cuts like a dream. It’s the perfect choice for creating custom pieces. Today I’m going to show you how to use it to make a personalized luggage tag.   You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Pineapple: Design ID #122408 Monograms: Design ID #74923, Design ID #74922, Design ID #74921, Design ID #74920, Design ID #74917 (choose the design(s) with your initials) Adhesive vinyl Transfer paper Hook Scissors Scraper Luggage tag   STEP ONE: CREATE DESIGN   Open up the…

UV Light–Sensitive Fabric Ink Tee

Cari here with you, and today I’m sharing a fun project using UV light–sensitive fabric ink. This type of a project is fun for a kid of any age to wear—that’s why I made one for myself! 🙂   You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® Design ID #117563 Silhouette Stencil Vinyl Silhouette Hook & Scraper Tools Silhouette Transfer Paper T-shirt Silhouette UV Light Sensitive Fabric Ink (3 colors of your choice) Sponges or Foam Brushes     STEP ONE: PREPARE AND CUT DESIGN Open file Design ID #117563 in Silhouette Studio®. Resize the design if needed, depending on the size of your T-shirt. (I…

Large Vinyl Wall Decal | Erica Sooter for Silhouette America

Tiling a Large Vinyl Wall Decal

Do you have an awesome design in mind that would look great plastered across the wall? You can make it happen easily by using the tiling feature in Silhouette Studio® Business Edition. Make large vinyl wall decals with ease and make any space, from the kids’ room to the living room, fun and stylish!   Here’s what you’ll need: Vinyl in your desired color Transfer paper Hook tool Scraper tool That’s it! Now follow along with the tutorial to make your very own awesome large vinyl wall decal.   Step 1 Open up your desired design in your Silhouette Studio® software….

Free Design of the Week: Floral Name Banner | Erica Sooter for Silhouette America

Floral Name Banner

For this project we are using a beautiful flower design by Dresden Carrie. I have a friend who recently had a baby and wanted to make a special present for her. I thought a pretty name banner would be the perfect piece of decor and I had some lavender Heat Transfer Material that was the exact hue used in this sweet girl’s nursery. Name banners are fun for kids (and adults!) of all ages and they are SO easy to whip up in a flash.   Here’s what you’ll need for this project: Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait Heat Transfer Material (in…

Glow In The Dark Batman™ Cape

I’m so excited to share this kids craft with you today! There’s a lot to love about this Batman™ cape. Not only does it glow in the dark, but you don’t even need sewing skills to make the cape!   What you’ll need: Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ black t-shirt scissors hook and loop fastener glow-in-the-dark heat transfer material black smooth heat transfer material hook iron and ironing board pressing cloth     Step One   Open up the design and resize it. I ungrouped it and filled in the colors to help me visualize how I needed to cut the pieces…

Reflective Heat Transfer Running Gear

Heat Transfer Material is definitely one of my favorite media’s to work with. It’s easy, versatile, and the results are always fantastic. This was my first time working with Silhouette’s Reflective Heat Transfer Material and it did not disappoint. The reflective properties of the heat transfer material allow for high visibility in low light situations, which makes it perfect for accenting running gear for those early morning or late night runs.   For this tutorial, I’m going to go through the steps of transforming a basic black running jacket into a highly reflective, safe night time jogging jacket.   Here’s…

Heat Transfer Custom Throw Pillow

Cari here with you today & I’m super excited to be sharing a project that I made this fabulous “I love you” design.  You are going to love this design!  I was thrilled with it when I got it and my mind was racing with a million ideas!!   I decided to create a heat transfer image for a pillow cushion to put on our bed.       Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Heat Transfer (silver) Iron & pillow cushion     STEP ONE:   Open up the design in your Silhouette software.  Resize the image for the project you are crewing….

Glittery Home Decor

Looking for a fun way to incorporate glitter into your crafts or home decor without a major mess? You’ve got to give double-sided adhesive a try. Today I’ll walk you through the process to show you just how easy it is to use.       Step 1: First you’ll select your design in Silhouette Studio®. Under cut settings you’ll select “Double-Sided Adhesive” and the software will give you your platform settings as well as ratchet blade selection.     Step 2: Adjust blade depth as suggested.     Step 3: Insert blade and suggested platforms with the adhesive paper. Send…

Speak Kind Words | Vinyl Roll Feeder Tutorial

    Who loves cutting vinyl with your Silhouette machine? Me too! Today I’m sharing a tutorial that demonstrates using the vinyl roll feeder for a large vinyl project. I love how it keeps my roll of vinyl running smoothly through my CAMEO without my vinyl roll scooting around and/or falling off my desk.   Here are the materials and tools you’ll need for this project: Adhesive vinyl Transfer paper Painted canvas art panel (mine is 16 in. x 20 in.) Hook tool Scraper tool Painter’s tape and ruler or measuring tape (optional but very helpful) Roll feeder Silhouette machine (the roll…

Batman™ Shirt

Did you know you can find DC Batman™ Comics designs in the Silhouette Design Store? With this Batman™ design and flocked heat transfer material, I was able to make this shirt for my little guy in minutes.   What you’ll need: Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ Plain shirt (pre-washed) Flocked heat transfer material (black) Hook Iron Pressing cloth Ironing board   Step One: Preparing The Design   Resize the design to fit comfortably on the shirt. When using heat transfer material you have to remember to mirror the design before cutting it. This is easily done by right clicking on the design…

Vinyl Gift Tags

  Ah, treats. My love language. My go-to. I know some of you feel me on this one. Whether in the form of candy or a fresh-baked cookie, it’s the direct way to my heart. And what better than to be able to give a sweet treat to a friend topped with a little handmade tag love? That’s right. In this tutorial, I will take you through the steps of how to create your own treat tags using the Silhouette Adhesive Vinyl, which can be adapted for anything from gifts to organizational tags. Whatever your little hearts desire! Mine desires sugar. …

Fabric Ink Valentine Towels

These adorable dish towels make a fun statement in your home and are so easy to create using the stencil material and fabric ink! Here’s how you can create your own too! Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Studio® Red fabric ink Stencil material (and included transfer material) Paint sponge Dish towels Hook tool Scraper       Step One Prepare your design in Silhouette Studio®. I added rectangles around my images so that I have a border area to protect the material I will be stenciling on.     Step Two Select “Stencil Material” in your Cut Settings window. Once selected,…