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Summer Cards with Patterned Designs

We’re going to show you how to make these three summer cards using patterned designs. To help you with some of the designs, you’re going to learn how to use the New Project Wizard as well as how to fill shapes and fonts with patterns. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ (with a big base) Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock – white Adhesive foam dots Printer Design ID #269750, Design ID #183976, Design ID #245689, Design ID #21861, Design ID #54000, Design ID #246094 Design ID #182626, Design ID #247198, Design ID #195748, Design ID #68335, Design ID #201461, Design ID #126941, Design ID #157420 Design ID #182563, Design…

Five Ways To Customize Your CAMEO Dust Cover

One of the first projects I think every proud new CAMEO owner should do when you get a new Silhouette machine is to customize your CAMEO dust cover. I love having a matchy-matchy workspace—I try to do a little custom work on everything to make it fit right in with my décor. The covers are made from a sturdy canvas material so they will hold up to lots of different methods of personalization. They come in a few different colors, too! For today’s post, I came up with five quick and easy ways to inspire you to customize your dust cover. Some of these are…

Why The Replicate Tool Is A Game Changer

Can you guys believe it’s February already? I mean, time is just flying by . . . and if you have received a Silhouette machine for Christmas, I bet you haven’t had the chance to check out the Replicate Tool in Design Studio and learn why it’s a total game changer. To find this awesome tool, you’ll have to open Silhouette Design Studio. It’ll be located on the top right hand side. It sort of looks like a flower doesn’t it? There are two categories within the Replicate bar: Basic Options Advanced Options To me, there is nothing basic about…

Quick, Cute, And Easy Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts

Hi crafty friends! I don’t know about you but I *love* Valentine’s Day, everything about it! Some of my favorite memories of growing up with my sister are the times when she helped me make my Valentine’s Day cards. She always made sure I had the cutest cards in class. Today, I’ll be showing you three quick, cute, and easy last minute Valentine’s Day ideas for all you busy crafters out there. Things you will need: Silhouette CAMEO® 3 or other Silhouette cutting machine Bright colored cardstock paper Inkjet Printer Printable White Sticker Paper Printable Heat Transfer Material Mini canvas drawstring…

8 Must Have Valentine’s Day Crafts

Ah, love—the thing the world needs most right now. I’m taking the opportunity to smother people in that love lately, so we’ll put our focus into Valentines Day for now . . . but keep spreading those warm vibes year round, k? I’m not a fan of this one-day dedication when our daily lives should be giant love letters to each other. Whether it’s Valentine Cards for the kiddos, holiday decor for the occasion or any other token of admiration, when you add the magic powers of your Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Curio™, or Silhouette Mint™ to the mix, you’re sure…

Valentine’s Day Mailbox For Class Party

Are you the parent of a little one or a schoolteacher with a certain lovey-dovey class party looming? With Valentine’s Day only a week away, you may be finding yourself scrambling for creative mailbox ideas . . . and there are plenty of fun designs right in the Silhouette Design Store to help you out. I chose two cute mailbox designs and personalized them a bit for my niece and nephew with the new Printable Rose Gold Foil Sticker Paper. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Adhesive Cardstock (pumpkin, white, black, taupe, and pink) Silhouette Printable Rose Gold Foil Sticker Paper Assorted Cardstock…

Etching Materials Other Than Glass with Your Silhouette by Annie Williams - Detail

5 Projects Where The Scale Tool Is A Must

Have you ever wanted to create a project and easily resize your cut files to fit perfectly? Not all cut files come just the right size. Take the guesswork out of resizing cut files by using the scale tool. The scale tool is a wonderful tool that helps you scale your cut files to the perfect size for any project in a manner of seconds. If you’re staring at the screen with a blank look on your face wondering what the scale tool is, you’ll find a fantastic tutorial by Melissa Dennis right here on the Silhouette Blog. 5 Projects…

How To Use PixScan™ To Decorate Handmade Cards

Did you know you can use PixScan™ to decorate handmade cards? Today, I’m going to tell you how you can “fussy-cut” patterned paper without even having to lift your detail scissors. To be honest, I’ve had a PixScan™ mat since last Christmas when I received it with the CAMEO, but I had never tried it out. The great thing is the same PixScan™ mat that works with the previous model of the CAMEO will also work with the CAMEO 3—no need to purchase a new one. How cool is that? Want to see how it works? Let’s go! Supplies needed: The…

Easily Fill Any Cut Shape With Your Favorite Printable Pattern

Have you ever sat down to make the perfect project only to realize you didn’t have the right paper and you need it NOW? Or maybe you’re like me and live in a town with limited resources to the amazing variety of papers and craft supplies. Well, lucky for us Silhouette Design Store can save the day with their amazing printable pattered papers. There are so many fun and trendy styles you may never need to go paper shopping again. Filling your favorite cut designs with patterned papers is super simple and fast. Once you’ve tried it you’ll wonder how…

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…

Fun And Festive Thanksgiving Magnets

Hello friends! Today I am going to show you all how to create some very cute Thanksgiving magnets using Silhouette Printable Magnet Sheets. I absolutely *LOVE* this specialty media. I think it is my new fave material to work with–sorry vinyl! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Printer Silhouette Printable Magnet Sheets “Turkey” (Design ID #64666) “Give Thanks” (Design ID #154825) “Keep Calm and Gobble On” (Design ID #101600) Step One: Open A New Document Open up Silhouette Studio®. Open up the Design Page settings tab. Change the size of your virtual paper to match with the size of…

Give Thanks Mini Album

I love this time of year.  The weather is changing, the leaves change color, the cozy sweaters come out, and the yummy seasonal drinks are now available! But I what I’m most thankful for is my family. I created this little seasonal mini to add to my fall home decor this year. Isn’t it cute? This is a simple & fun project to create. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Chipboard Adhesive Backed Cardstock (in a variety of colors) Printable Adhesive Cardstock Printable Cotton Canvas Designs Used: family Design ID #160408 grateful Design ID #159355 Give Thanks Design ID #69119 thankful & blessed Design…