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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…

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…

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…

Summer Planner Pages With The Portrait

I love planning, do you? It’s a good thing, too—if your life is anything as hectic as mine is with kids, deadlines, appointments, and trips, we both need an efficient method of keeping track of all that good stuff! I’ll tell you a secret: you don’t need one of those big fancy planners. You can make everything you need with the Silhouette Portrait®. There are so many stickers, flags, dividers, pages, and templates available in the Design Store. It’s super easy to build yourself a custom planner to suit your needs. I’m big on taking notes, so for everyday planning…

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…