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DIY Kissy Lips Seals

Today, we wanted to share how you can make your own transparent DIY Kissy Lips Seals for your pretty envelopes or packages. We also show you how you can change the color of an image using the Trace tool in Silhouette Studio®. Shall we continue? Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Printable Clear Sticker Paper Design ID #116088 Step One: Prepare the Design Create a new document in Silhouette Studio® and open the Mix and Match Valentines images (Design ID #116088). Ungroup the images and select the kissy lips with the outline. Set the lips…

Rose Wedding Invitation

Have you ever wanted to make your own unique wedding invitations? The Silhouette CAMEO® and Silhouette Studio® software will help you make something beautiful that all of your guests will be sure to love. To make your own invites patterned after ours, follow along with the tutorial below! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Cameo Cutting Mat 12 in. x 12 in.  Silhouette Cameo Cutting Mat 12 in. x 24 in. Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Metallic vinyl – gold  Cardstock – white (8.5 x 11) Cardstock or text paper – white (11 x 17) Metallic Paper – Azalea Printer Design…

Mini Pillows Using Printable Heat Transfer Material

One of the things I love about Silhouette is that they have numerous products to chose from, and for this blog post I wanted to create something with the printable heat transfer material. This was the very first time I used this product. Don’t get discouraged by the idea of trying something new because if I can make these cute mini pillows on my first try, then you can too. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Printable Heat Transfer Material (for Light Fabrics) Printer Iron Ironing Board Fabric Trim Pillow…

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…

How-to: Cut and Apply Vinyl

With vinyl, you can apply precisely cut designs to almost any surface. Silhouette’s vinyl is available in over twenty-five different colors, two sizes (9-inch and 12-inch widths), and comes in glossy permanent, matte removable, and various specialty finishes. In this tutorial, we will show how to apply vinyl with transfer tape and something called the hinge method. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat (if you cut a small piece of vinyl) Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Vinyl Roll Feeder (only with the Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait®) Silhouette Hook Silhouette Scraper Silhouette Transfer Tape  Scissors Tape Step One: Cut Out Vinyl Open design in Silhouette…

DIY Personalized Bathtub Tray

If you’re familiar with my past Silhouette blog post, then you know I sometimes have a simple building project for you. This super cute bathtub tray is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, and it’s made with love. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Matte Vinyl (White) Vinyl Transfer Tape Miter Saw Nail Gun Dog Eared Wooden Fence Board Orbital Sander 80 Grit Sandpaper 220 Grit Sandpaper Tape Measure Wood Stain Foam Brush Paper Towels Design ID #240205 Step One: Measure Your Bathtub Grab your handy tape measure and measure the length across…

Become a Print & Cut Pro

How are your Print & Cut skills? Kelly here, and today I’ll show you how to create some Print & Cut valentines, but the techniques translate well beyond this simple kids craft to help you become a Print & Cut pro! Watch for links to how-to videos throughout this tutorial to find out more about certain Silhouette Studio® tools you may not be familiar with. Ready to get started? Supplies Needed: White cardstock Glitter sticker paper Silhouette CAMEO®, Portrait®, or Curio™ (with large base) Printer Hershey’s Nuggets or similar-sized candy Robot designs (Design ID #74821, #74819, #74817, and #74823) Font…

Snow Day Planner Stickers

Today we are sharing these quick and easy Print & Cut DIY Snow Day Planner Stickers. This post is for those of you who love to decorate your planners with pretty stickers. Read on to make your own! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Printable White Sticker Paper Printer Design #ID #167734 Step One: Create the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open your Snow Day design (Design #ID #167734). Ungroup the design. To ungroup, select the object and either click the Ungroup icon, which is located along the top left-hand side of the screen,…

Engagement Photo Display

Happy New Year, y’all! First of all, how many of you have a New Year’s resolution to finally open up your Silhouette machine? Well, don’t be afraid! Open up that sweet baby, and let’s craft. Christmas and New Year happen to be engagement times; that’s just well known. So I wanted to create this super simple and super cute photo display that you can use for an upcoming engagement party or just hang in your home. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Spatula Tool Embroidery Hoops Cardstock…

Lunch Box Notes

Let’s make these easy DIY Lunch Box Notes for your little ones. You can fill them with jokes and sweet messages to brighten up your kid’s lunch breaks. 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 Printer Design ID #148163 Step One: Prep the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open and ungroup your You Rock – Flat Card design (Design ID #148163). Keep black and white “You Rock” words. Put a white “You Rock” underneath the black one to create the shadow effect. You also can add shadow by…

Winter Window Cling

Winter is now officially underway! We’ve been trying to come up with some great snow day projects, and we think this one is a winner. Of course the next thing we want to do is share it with you! Follow the instructions below to make your very own winter-themed window clings. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Window Cling – Clear  or Window Cling – White Printer Design ID #239215 Design ID #238165 Design ID #229608 Design ID #14304 Step One: Preparing the Designs to Cut 1. Open the Winter Mittens design (Design…

Print & Foil

Print & Foil Artwork

Hi there! Kelly here again to show you a new technique for adding foil to your projects. You’ve heard of Print & Cut, and perhaps Print & Emboss, but have you heard of Print & Foil? Probably not, because I just made it up! This tutorial uses Silhouette’s Foil Transfer Sheets to highlight only parts of a printed image using registration marks. It works best with Silhouette Curio™, so that’s what I’ll use in this tutorial. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Foil Transfer Sheets – Silver Large Curio base (if making a 5 in. x 7 in. print or larger)…