FREE Printable – Mother’s Day Gift Certificates
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FREE Printable – Mother’s Day Gift Certificates

Mother’s Day is TOMORROW – yikes!!! Do you have something ready to give to the special mom in your life? If so, give yourself a pat on the back and enjoy the rest of the weekend. If not, I’ve got you covered! Lycia EvanoffLycia is a lifelong crafter whose goal is to help others find…

Perfect Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio (no registration marks needed!)
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Perfect Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio (no registration marks needed!)

I love a good Print & Cut as much as the next girl. In fact, the majority of projects I made when I got my first Silhouette machine were Print & Cut designs. I also love working with Pattern Fills! But do you know what I don’t love? Seeing a small white margin around the…

Photo Projects in Silhouette Studio Made Easy (just drag & drop!)
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Photo Projects in Silhouette Studio Made Easy
(just drag & drop!)

Do you ever create photo projects in Silhouette Studio? Whether you’re working on a digital scrapbook page, designing a printable transfer, or crafting 3-D objects, using photos in Silhouette Studio is actually quite easy. There’s no need to import them into your patterns folder or go through the process of opening a file – just…

Using the Foil Quill on Vinyl: Custom Envelope Seals
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Using the Foil Quill on Vinyl: Custom Envelope Seals

May is the month for celebrations! There’s Mother’s Day, graduation, and end-of school activities (not to mention several birthdays in our family). And since my “baby” is graduating from college this month, we have that much more to celebrate! Celebrations mean invitations, cards, and thank-you notes. Even when a card is store-bought, I love to…

Creative Cutters: Fun with Alcohol Inks
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Creative Cutters: Fun with Alcohol Inks

We always have fun at Creative Cutters, but we really got to PLAY this month and experiment with something new for all of us – alcohol inks! Working with alcohol inks leaves plenty of room for creativity. There’s no limit to what you can make using different techniques and color combinations and no two results…

Mother’s Day Card using the Foil Quill and your Silhouette
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Mother’s Day Card using the Foil Quill
and your Silhouette

I’ve always loved the look of foil accents and the “wow” factor they add to a variety of projects. My daughter gave me a Minc machine a few years ago and it’s been put to good use, so when I heard about the new Foil Quill from We R Memory Keepers, I knew I had…

Using Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio
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Using Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio

If you’ve been using Silhouette Studio for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the Fill Color and Line Color options. But did you know that you can also fill shapes and text with patterns? The Fill Pattern option can be used for a variety of different things – creating printable designs, making your…

Beyond Faux Leather: Specialty Materials for DIY Earrings using your Silhouette Cameo, Portrait, or Curio
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Beyond Faux Leather: Specialty Materials for DIY Earrings
using your Silhouette Cameo, Portrait, or Curio

Like so many other Silhouette projects, DIY earrings leave plenty of room for creativity and individual expression. While faux leather is still very much on-trend, there is a wide variety of specialty materials that can be used to make earrings. After spending this past weekend at the Terri Johnson Creates Spring Retreat in Woodbridge, VA …