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Paper Succulent Trio

I don’t know about you, but I love all kinds of paper flowers and plants. After I managed to kill off my real succulents (you know, the ones that are supposed to be easy to take care of), I decided to make a set of paper succulents. Keep reading to learn my favorite tips and tricks for making these look realistic. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Cardstock in varying shades of green Ink pads Ink applicator (sponge or felt dauber) Spatula tool Low-temp hot glue gun Small pebbles Small containers Ready, Set, Make project: Paper Succulents…

Become a Print & Cut Pro

How are your Print & Cut skills? Kelly here, and today I’ll show you how to create some Print & Cut valentines, but the techniques translate well beyond this simple kids craft to help you become a Print & Cut pro! Watch for links to how-to videos throughout this tutorial to find out more about certain Silhouette Studio® tools you may not be familiar with. Ready to get started? Supplies Needed: White cardstock Glitter sticker paper Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ (with large base) Printer Hershey’s Nuggets or similar-sized candy Robot designs (Design ID #74821, #74819, #74817, and #74823) Font…

Print & Foil

Print & Foil Artwork

Hi there! Kelly here again to show you a new technique for adding foil to your projects. You’ve heard of Print & Cut, and perhaps Print & Emboss, but have you heard of Print & Foil? Probably not, because I just made it up! This tutorial uses Silhouette’s Foil Transfer Sheets to highlight only parts of a printed image using registration marks. It works best with Silhouette Curio™, so that’s what I’ll use in this tutorial. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Foil Transfer Sheets – Silver Large Curio base (if making a 5 in. x 7 in. print or larger)…

Nautical Nursery Art

If you’re expecting a little bundle of joy or if you’re like me and wait a year to finally decorate the nursery, then you’ll love this project. I’ve combined three different Silhouette products to create a darling nautical-themed piece of art, perfect for your nursery. If the thought of rhinestones turns you off, don’t worry; I’ve kept it tasteful, not tacky. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Printable Cotton Canvas Silhouette Rhinestone Template Kit Silhouette Silver Heat Transfer Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Rhinestones (Assorted sizes and colors of your choice) Iron Frame Design #93203 Step One: Design…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Embossed Leather Key Chains

Hi, friends! Are you ready for a super-fun Curio project? In keeping with this month’s theme of #summerlovin and date ideas, I thought it would be fun to make matching embossed-leather key chains for couples. If you’re new to Silhouette Curio™, you may want to start with the basics in this post. Otherwise, let’s get started! You Will Need: Silhouette Leatherette Silhouette Curio™ with standard cutting mat Eyelet or similar fastener Key ring Designs: Heart shape #172666; 3 Birthday Tags #47159; LW Creative font #75441   STEP ONE: CREATE A KEY-CHAIN SHAPE I used Silhouette’s leatherette for this project and…

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…

DIY Travel Scratch Map Made With Printable Scratch-Off Paper

Have you seen those cool maps you can buy and scratch off where you’ve been in your travels? We gave our kids some a few years ago and ever since then I’ve been trying to figure out how I can make a personalized one. Well, along came Printable Scratch-off Sticker Paper and I’ve been a little scratch map crazy lately! Want to make one of your own, too? Let me walk you through it! This project is both CAMEO® and Portrait® friendly. You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® Printable Scratch-off Sticker Paper Cardstock Printer 1. Create Your Design in…