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Spotlight: Professional PC Modder, Calen Saddler

There are all kinds of Silhouette creators who use Silhouette products for a number of projects. This Silhouette Spotlight features Calen Saddler, creator of Envious Mods. He uses the Silhouette CAMEO® and the Silhouette Curio™ to help with what is called case modding. Case modding is the process of modifying computer and game console cases in a unique way to make the cases more stylish. Calen is from Oregon and comes from a long line of craftsmen. “I’ve always had an interest in building and making things. Car customization also played a big role in my life early on. I quickly…

3D Paper Flower Bouquet (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, we posted the first part of our tutorial about the 3D flowers bouquet and explained how to prepare the flower designs and cut them out. Today, we will continue with an explanation on how to shape and assemble the flowers and arrange them in a bouquet. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Dry foam ball (color – green, diameter – 4 in.) Floral wire (green) Super glue Vase Ribbon Floral tape Tools to shape flowers and leaves: Silhouette Spatula Tool Flower-shaping tool Embossing mat Step One: Assembling The Peony After we cut out our petal layers, we need…

Little Girl Leggings With Copper Heat Transfer Material

Make this wardrobe staple shine with a touch of copper heat transfer! I picked out three different designs and ironed them on to look like little knee patches. This is a super cute and super fast way to customize your little one’s wardrobe. Supplied Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Metallic Heat Transfer – Copper Iron Leggings Design ID #91801, #75725, and #45088 Step One: Select A Design For my design, I used #91801, #75725, and #45088. Measure how wide the leggings are at the knees. For size 3T, I made my knee patches about 2.25 in….

3D Paper Flower Bouquet (Part 1)

Today we are going to share with you part one of our tutorial on how to make a 3D paper flower bouquet.  In this first tutorial, you will learn how to prepare flower designs and cut them out. In two weeks, we will explain how to shape and assemble the flowers and arrange them in a bouquet. This 3D paper flower bouquet will make a great accent piece for an end table or a coffee table and will last a lot longer than real flowers. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette…

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…

Create Your Own Laptop Decal

Have you ever sat in a coffee shop and wondered how the person across the table got their awesome laptop decal? Now you can make your own! I’ve always been such a dreamer and a hopeless romantic, so it’s no surprise I decided to choose a very dreamer-like image from the Silhouette Design Store. In this tutorial, I am going to share with you a fun and easy way to decorate your laptop using your Silhouette Cameo®.   Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Transfer Paper Silhouette Cutting Mat (Cameo 12 X 12 in.) Silhouette Gold 12 x 12 inch Vinyl…

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…

Planeta Silhouette [Silhouette Spotlight]

Did you know that Silhouette users can be found all over the world? In today’s Silhouette Spotlight, we’re featuring Ana, creator of Planeta Silhouette and an artist in the Silhouette Design Store. You can find and purchase Planeta Silhouette’s designs in the Design Store here. Ana is the creator of Planeta Silhouette and creates from her home in Madrid, Spain. She is a graphic designer who loves crafting—a love that has only grown stronger since she started using her Silhouette. Ana also teaches how to use the Silhouette in Spanish. When she’s not crafting and designing, Ana loves traveling and is a lover of…

Summertime Stargazing with Kids

One of my favorite things about summer as a kid was staying up late and stargazing, especially during a meteor shower. There’s something spectacular about looking up into the dark skies and seeing glittering stars and planets, some brighter than others, and some you don’t see until you stare long enough and a little faint twinkling dot appears. Do you have a little Galileo at home? This easy-peasy project will surely excite those curious minds and make stargazing a fun family activity this summer! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Portrait® Cutting Mat 12in x 12in. Printer 8.5in x 11in light-colored…

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…

Baby is Sleeping Window Cling Project

Putting a newborn to sleep is hard, but keeping them asleep is even harder! These days, I try to be as quiet as I can be when my newborn is snoozing away, but when you are addicted to online shopping this can be difficult. I get a new package about every other day, (sometimes even multiple times a day). Every time a package arrives, I hear the doorbell ring loudly. I am a new mom and I realized just how important it is for the carriers to not ring the doorbell! Nothing is worse than waking up a sleeping baby!…