02 November 2012

My Silhouette Cameo rocks!


Today I'm sharing with you a few projects that I have made using
my Silhouette Cameo cutting machine.

This machine is so awesome.  I love what it can do.

This first share is of some invites I made for one of my sisters
upcomming wedding.

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It took no time with the Silhouette to cut out all of the 
invites.  The hardest part is picking which design to use.

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Have a look on this card here at how clean the Silhouette
cuts.  The leaves in this design are quite intricate and yet
they look seemless and there is no way I could have done
this by hand.  I used Distress inks, Peeled Paint, Spiced
Marmelade and Broken China on Speciality Stamping Paper
and then adhered my cut out design to this.
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This little owl pillow box took less that ten minutes to make
and that included making the buttons and felt eyes.
I used dies to cut out the felt and inked around the edge of
his beak.
This design does come with eyes and a beak but I wanted to
add a bit of dimension to my box.

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I have used a piece of cardstock from my Carta Bella kit for
the design and it literally took a minute to do.  
I purchased the design and a few seconds later it was downloaded
into my library, 30 seconds to cut it out, and then all I had
to do was peel the design off the cutting mat, fold along the 
perforated edges and add a bit of glue.  Super easy and super
quick.
They'd make cute little party loot bags.

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The doily shape and the vine like leaves I made in this layout have been
cut using the Silhouette as well.

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I'm so impressed with my Silhouette and am using it all the time.

It's nice not to have to buy a cartridge that I only want for one or 
two designs.  I've seen online that there are some creating their
own cut files for the Silhouette but so far I have been buying my
in the Silhouette store.  I have a subscription with them now and it's 
awesome value.  Plus every week as well as a free design there
is a pile of designs that get put on sale at half price.  The machine
also comes with a library of designs and also a $10- gift card to
spend in the Silhouette store.

I've been learning this week how to cut out stamped images with it!
I love it so much ♥




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