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DIY Potted Paper Cactus

This little DIY potted paper cactus is low maintenance and cute. It can be part of a sweet gift to a fellow not-so-green thumb or they can be used to decorate place settings—they are small enough to fit on a plate! Are you in? Read on for the how-to! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® (there is a free version!) Design ID #181963 Colored and patterned cardstock Glue Step One: Cutting Out the Cactus Leaves Download and open your cactus in a pot design (Design ID #181963) in Silhouette Studio®. Select the design and ungroup…

DIY Heart Patterned Gift Boxes

If you need a creative break, come on over and make pretty things with us. These DIY Heart Patterned Gift Boxes would be a great packaging idea for your beloved ones. You can leave it as black and white or color in a couple of hearts. Read on for the full tutorial! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock Glue Printer Optional – Colored Pencils Design ID #59832 Design ID #171499 Step One: Prepare the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open your Box design (Design #59832). Delete the flower, circle, and “thanks” design. Put…

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….

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…

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!…

Creating Elegant Paper Flower Wall for Kid’s Birthday Decor

When it comes to decorating for kids’ birthday parties, it’s often difficult to come up with a theme. I’m lucky that I have four nieces and they love anything that’s pink and flowery. I want to show you a super easy way to create your own 3D flower wall using the Silhouette CAMEO® and lots of paper! You can choose any color to match your theme. I decided to use five different shades of pink and one shade of grey to really bring in the neutral tone. Not only is this perfect for a backdrop for a kid’s birthday party,…

Mother’s Day Card

Hello friends, Today we get to celebrate those very special women in our lives!! Our Moms!!! I want to share with you this card that I created and a cute little gift box to go along with it.   Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Adhesive Backed Cardstock Silhouette Sketch Pens Love You Mom card Design ID #59090 Pendant Charm Gift Box Design ID #45888 Heart & Butterfly Design ID #185812 3D Rolled Rosebud Design ID #116427   STEP ONE: Create Sketch element I wanted to add a sketched lined around the edges of the cut out words on the front of the…

Lovely Gift Ideas To Impress Mama This Mother’s Day

We all love mom! But let’s face it, it can be tough to shop for the perfect gift. So, today I have rounded up a few amazing gifts that you can DIY that are sure to impress mom this year and maybe help you move up on her favorite’s list. Ok–maybe I am making promises that are a little extreme, but one thing I do guarantee is that the special lady in your life will absolutely love anything that is given to her, especially when it is handcrafted with love and care. Footprint/Handprint Love Sign I absolutely love this sign…

Surprise Your Guests With This Gender Reveal Project

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE watching gender-reveal videos and announcements—even random people’s announcements online. They are just so fun and creative to watch. When I had my daughter, my husband and I chose to do a cake gender reveal that had the color of the gender inside! It was pink. And now my daughter is almost two, and boy does time sure fly. Today I am going to show you how to make the cutest gender reveal scratch-off sticker cards with Silhouette’s printable scratch-off sticker sheets. Step One: Create Your Design I chose to make a cute…

Create A Quiet Book With Silhouette Printable Cotton Canvas

In the Specialty Media section of the Silhouette website, there is a plethora of products that you might not have realized exist. You should really check it out if you haven’t! One of those types of Specialty Media is Printable Cotton Canvas, and today I’m going to show you a little project that I’m currently using it on. A few things about Printable Cotton Canvas first: Each pack contains eight white, letter size (8.5 in. x 11 in.) sheets. It’s printable, of course! You can load it right into your home printer and print like normal. You can cut it on…

Learn Your Alphabet With This Silhouette Craft [Kids Craft]

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a fun and very easy project that is perfect for those small little hands that are eager to learn their alphabet. This project uses the Silhouette Chalkboard Cardstock. Supplies Used: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Chalkboard Cardstock Silhouette Sketch Pens 12×12 Background Shapes Design ID#22981 Fall in Love Again Font Design ID#95179 1. Create Background Paper I always begin my projects by designing them fully in Silhouette software. I will often take a screenshot of the final design so that I can refer back to it when assembling my project. For the background of my page, I wanted…

Modern Geometric Planters With Silhouette ModelMaker™

Hi crafty friends! Silhouette ModelMaker™ is Silhouette’s newest software that was released last month! It is an amazing software that is used to teach students about design, math, architecture, and so much more. It is also a fun software for crafty folks like you (and me!) to create unique and modern geometric projects. Today I am going to show you how to make a super simple and modern mini planter to add a pop of color and design to your home. Things you will need: Silhouette ModelMaker™ software Silhouette CAMEO® machine Cardstock Glue Step One: Designing Your Shape In The Silhouette ModelMaker™…