Cricut Joy vs Silhouette Portrait – What You Need to Know
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Cricut Joy vs Silhouette Portrait – What You Need to Know

It’s no secret that I’m a Silhouette girl at heart. But I’m also a girl that likes to try new things. So when I first heard about the Cricut Joy, I was intrigued. As a cardmaker, would it be a good choice for me? Was it worth the price? Months went by and I never…

Gift Wrap Ideas to Make with Your Silhouette
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Gift Wrap Ideas to Make with Your Silhouette

Every now and then, Silhouette America challenges their affiliates to a little friendly competition. So when they put out a call for gift wrap ideas to make using a Silhouette machine or Silhouette materials, I was excited to see what I could come up with! The rules for the challenge were pretty basic – create…

Tips for Cutting Cork Leather with your Silhouette
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Tips for Cutting Cork Leather with your Silhouette

Faux leather is still very much on-trend for making earrings, but have you tried CORK??? This natural fabric (often called cork leather), made from the bark of the cork-oak tree and imported from Portugal, can be a bit of a challenge to work with but provides unique results! Here are my tried and tested tips…

Introducing the Silhouette Portrait 3
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Introducing the Silhouette Portrait 3

The newest member of the Silhouette family is here! Like the earlier Portrait models, the Portrait 3 is compact but mighty. It’s the perfect cutting machine for travel or where space is limited such as a dorm room, apartment, or a small craft area. Lycia EvanoffLycia is a lifelong crafter whose goal is to help…

Quick & Easy (Budget-Friendly!) Christmas Ornaments to make with your Silhouette
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Quick & Easy (Budget-Friendly!) Christmas Ornaments
to make with your Silhouette

Today we’re squeezing in one last Christmas in July project before the month is over! These easy Christmas ornaments are SOOOO quick to make – and they’re easy on the pocketbook too! Once you get started, you’ll want to make a whole tree full of them! Lycia EvanoffLycia is a lifelong crafter whose goal is…

Cardmaking with Your Silhouette (1 design, 3 techniques, endless possibilities!)
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Cardmaking with Your Silhouette (1 design, 3 techniques, endless possibilities!)

Have you ever seen a design and knew that you just had to use it right away??? That’s what happened to me this week! As soon as the weekly freebie was released in the Silhouette Design Store, I knew exactly what I wanted to make – note cards! But why make only one style, when…

DIY Silhouette Advent Calendar (Christmas in July!)
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DIY Silhouette Advent Calendar
(Christmas in July!)

A couple of years ago, I bought my first Silhouette Portrait when it was on sale for Black Friday. I was excited about having a smaller machine that would be easier to travel with, but I was even MORE excited about one of the bonus items that came with it – an Advent Calendar, pre-assembled…