Turning Artwork into Wearable Art using Silhouette Studio
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Turning Artwork into Wearable Art
using Silhouette Studio

What could be more fun for a kid than being able to wear a shirt featuring a design of his or her own creation? I’ve been wanting to turn one of my grandson’s drawings into a t-shirt design for some time and when he came to visit recently, I finally got the chance. It’s a…

Silhouette Studio: Which Edition is right for you?
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Silhouette Studio: Which Edition is right for you?

The terminology used in connection with Silhouette Studio® can be quite confusing – especially when it comes to UPDATES vs. UPGRADES. In a nutshell, updates are fixes and enhancements to the program and there’s never a charge for them. Upgrades, on the other hand, are different levels of software and each level adds to the…

Using the Silhouette PixScan Mat to Cut Laminated Images
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Using the Silhouette PixScan Mat to Cut Laminated Images

In my last post, I showed you how to make inserts for a fun Muffin Tin Toss Game. As promised, I’m back to share with you the secret for cutting the laminated inserts while keeping the edges heat-sealed. For durability, I laminate almost everything I create for the classroom. Over the years, I’ve used self-adhesive…

Silhouette in the Classroom: Muffin Tin Toss Game A Print & Cut project for the Cameo or Portrait. Includes free printables and cut file!
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Silhouette in the Classroom: Muffin Tin Toss Game
A Print & Cut project for the Cameo or Portrait. Includes free printables and cut file!

I’ve created many things with my Silhouette over the years, but one of its main uses has been for classroom projects. In fact, my role as a Bible class teacher is what led me to purchase my first Cameo. Like most teachers, I’m always on the lookout for ways to make learning enjoyable and one…

Creative Cutters: Sharing the Silhouette Fun
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Creative Cutters: Sharing the Silhouette Fun

Without a doubt, the highlight of my week has been the launch of the Creative Cutters group. What a great group of ladies (and even a couple of men 🙂 ) were on hand to get the party started! All experience levels were represented – those who’d never heard of a Silhouette before, brand-new machine…

Throw it in Reverse! (Reverse layering, that is.)
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Throw it in Reverse! (Reverse layering, that is.)

My adorable granddaughter has recently been introduced to solid foods – an adventure that has been great fun for her, but one that can make a not-so-adorable mess… To minimize cleanup for Mom & Dad, I made her this placemat, which is almost as sweet as she is. It’s easy to wipe off and can…

Ideas & Inspiration: Silhouette Printable Gold Foil
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Ideas & Inspiration: Silhouette Printable Gold Foil

Silhouette America offers many types of specialty media and even more are scheduled for release over the next few weeks. I have big plans to try them all (eventually!) but one product that I’ve used for years is their Printable Gold Foil. Printable Gold Foil is actually a gold foil sticker paper, yet it is…