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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…

Make A One Of A Kind Mint Stamp Mug

Who likes to drink hot beverages out of pretty mugs? I do!!  I’m here to show you how to make your very own one of a kind mug using your Silhouette Mint™ and Sihouette CAMEO®. I’ve been having fun experimenting with standard materials but using them in new ways.  For this project good old plain white tissue paper is what I’m transforming into something new and exciting. Supplies needed: mug tissue paper Mint™ machine 15 mm x 15 mm stamp Mint ink, various colors permanent adhesive vinyl, various colors transfer tape Silhouette CAMEO® dishwasher safe Mod Podge foam brush Design…

How To Use The New Silhouette Cork Sheets by Kelly Wayment for Silhouette

How To Use The New Silhouette Cork Sheets

Are you excited about the new products showing up in the Silhouette Online Shop? I am! Among the first new and unique products, I tried are the cork sheets, and I’m here to show you how to use them.   What You Should Know About the Cork Sheets: Adhesive backed and ready to stick anywhere Size is 5 in. x 7 in. (eight sheets per package) Quite thin, so they are more like cork stickers than thick cork board My successful cork settings: Blade 10, Speed 1, Thickness 33, Double Cut Out of all the options I could think of…

Easy Etched Monogram Charm Leather Wrap Bracelets

Ahh Valentine’s Day . . . a holiday you either love or dread.  Not everyone has a special partner in their lives to make gifts for BUT I’m sure we all have amazing girlfriends.  My husband is not really the “make me a special craft” type so when I go to make pretty things for people, the first in line are my ladies who’ve been there with me through everything. I have been wanting to master etching metal charms with my Curio™ for awhile now and figured now is the time.  I already did the trial and error, and error—did…

New Year, New Home Decor

Do you like to change up your home decor every season or every year? Or every week? 😉 Whatever your time frame is, this round-up post is for you. If you’re ready to switch some things up a little in your home, let’s look at some beginning to moderate skill level ideas you can achieve with your new CAMEO 3! (For the record, you can accomplish these projects with an older CAMEO model, too.) Pillows One of the quickest, yet noticeable changes in your home can be done with new pillows. Are you a fan of nautical or beach themes?…

How To Use Weed Lines In Silhouette Studio®Business Edition

Hello friends! Connie here, and I am going to show you all how to use an amazing feature found only in Silhouette Studio® Business Edition 3: Automated Weed Lines. This feature is especially great to have when you are working with vinyl. I find that weed lines help me to minimize vinyl waste because I am able to weed each piece section-by-section instead of trying to weed the entire piece at once. As mentioned above, the weed lines feature can only be found in the Business Edition version of Silhouette Studio® and it is the icon with ‘Ab’ symbol around…

Frosted Glass Winter Luminaries

Today I am going to show you how I created these glowing winter luminaries, sure to brighten up your winter decor! What I love about these luminaries is that they are so versatile. You can use any design to match your personal decor style. Rustic, modern, traditional—this is the perfect quick and easy project that will leave you with beautiful decor to use for years to come. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® 3 Ratchet Blade (included with your CAMEO) Silhouette Premium Indoor/Outdoor Frosted Vinyl Silhouette Transfer Tape Glass Jars (I purchased mine from the craft store) Battery Operated Candles (also from the craft…

Inspiration For Christmas At the Beach

Christmas at the beach is my favorite time at the beach! White Christmas at our home means sand between your toes. Making your own beach holiday décor is quick and easy with a little chipboard and glitter heat transfer vinyl. I mean, how cute is this Sandy Claws stone crab? The bronze glitter vinyl reflects the sunset perfectly. The design is my own! When I’m not crafting, you can find me drawing crustaceans and hand-lettering designs. I’m funny like that. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Heat press or iron Hook tool White pillow cases (16 in. x 16 in.) 12-Inch Silhouette Glitter Heat…

7 Holiday Gift Ideas Using Heat Transfer Material

Thanksgiving is well over and the Christmas crafting rush has officially begun! Have you created gifts for family and friends yet? This round up will show you awesome holiday gift ideas you can make using your Silhouette CAMEO® and one of my favorite materials to craft with, Silhouette Heat Transfer material. Here are 7 projects I will be creating for friends and family this year. 1. “Hey Y’all!” Kitchen Towel Need to bring a gift to a holiday party? This easy decorative towel comes together literally in minutes and they’re a very inexpensive gift to make for a hostess, neighbor, or co-worker. Bundle it…

Sketch Pens Are Curio’s Best Friend—Here’s Why

The fall colors that make this project pop comes from the sketched stem detailing.  The leaves are all made out of neutral colored paper, so the variety of color options in the Sketch Pen Starter Kit were perfect for this project Because it’s still technically fall, right? (But seriously. Can we talk about how fast this year has gone? Next time I talk to you, the city will be covered in snow and I’ll be burrowed under blankets for eternity.) BUT, for now, we’ll focus on stuffing the turkey, stuffing our faces, and crafting through the holidays to keep ourselves sane. Have You Ever…