DIY Faux Leather Earrings Using Hobby Lobby Faux Leather Ribbon
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DIY Faux Leather Earrings Using Hobby Lobby Faux Leather Ribbon

It was very tempting to title this post “The Blog Post That Almost Wasn’t” or “Conquering the Hobby Lobby Faux Leather Ribbon (sort of)”. But I’m a stubborn persevering gal, and I was determined not to let an 8″ x 24″  piece of polyester defeat me. Let me explain… Earlier this year, I wrote a…

How to Create Custom Water-Resistant Labels Using Your Silhouette
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How to Create Custom Water-Resistant Labels Using Your Silhouette

I’m not a globetrotter by any means but I do travel a fair bit. When traveling by air, I prefer to pack everything in one carry-on piece of luggage, which means that I need to conserve as much space as possible and keep all liquids in containers of no more than 100ml (3.4 ounces). And…

How to Use Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Sheets
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How to Use Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Sheets

Valentine’s Day has always been one of my most favorite holidays. I like it as much or more as Christmas! Maybe it’s because it takes place during February, right before my birthday. More likely it’s because I REALLY enjoy making Valentine cards and treats. This year was extra-special because I got to use Silhouette scratch-off…

DIY Faux Leather Earrings using your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait (and a giveway!)
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DIY Faux Leather Earrings using your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait
(and a giveway!)

One of the most fun projects I’ve worked on lately is faux leather earrings. They are quick to make, relatively inexpensive, and a great way to express your creativity. As soon as I completed my first pair, I was hooked (no pun intended 😉 !). (Be sure to read all the way down to the…

How to Make Floating Ornaments Using Photos (in less than an hour!)
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How to Make Floating Ornaments Using Photos
(in less than an hour!)

The Christmas season seems to get busier and busier each year – and that’s especially true for makers and crafters. But some traditions are just too important to let go, even when time is short. For me, one of those traditions is making a special ornament for each member of our family. While looking over…

Silhouette Emergency Kit – A Super Simple Swap Idea (includes free printable)
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Silhouette Emergency Kit – A Super Simple Swap Idea
(includes free printable)

I’m keeping this simple today because I’m headed to Peachtree City, GA for my 3rd All Things Silhouette Conference!!! Rather than attending classes this time around, I’m volunteering as a staff member and couldn’t be more excited. It’s always fun to get together with my Silhouette buddies and I know we’re going to have a…

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…

DIY Glass Bead Magnets using Silhouette Studio
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DIY Glass Bead Magnets using Silhouette Studio

The All Things Silhouette Conference has just wrapped up for the weekend. What a great conference it has been! One of the best parts about events like this is seeing how other people use their machines . Yesterday was “swap day” and it was so much fun to look at everyone’s entries.   As promised…