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How to Etch Metal Jewelry with your Silhouette CAMEO

Have you ever wanted to make your own etched metal jewelry?  As a Silhouette CAMEO crafter, I wanted to see if it was possible to etch without needing to use their Curio machine.  I have a Curio but I’ll be honest, it’s not as user-friendly as the CAMEO. My experiment worked! You do need to buy a special tool for this though, the etching tool I’ve linked in the supply list. If you want to try it for yourself here’s the full tutorial      

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Holiday Crafts, Home Decor, Party Crafts, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Make Your Own Letterboard Letters

If you go on Instagram or Pinterest you’ll see that letterboard signs are a popular trend right now.  They are definitely a fun item to have for special occasions or as everchanging home decor. The only thing I don’t like is that you have to buy lots of letters and there is a very limited selection. Don’t worry, I’ve come up with a way for you to make your own letters using items you probably already own. The full tutorial can be found HERE!  

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Bridal Decor, DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Party Crafts, Silhouette CAMEO, Wedding

Unique Bridal Shower Favors

I’ve recently discovered my love affair with power tools.  I was always a little fearful of using my husband’s power saws and more complicated power tools BUT I decided my need and desire to create overruled that fear and I ‘powered’ through.  (see what I did there?!?) Do you remember these gorgeous floral invitations I designed for my friend’s bridal shower?  Then you’ll see how these beautiful vases will be the perfect favors for each guest to take  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Holiday Crafts, Kid Crafts, Vinyl

How to Make a Treat Tray for Santa

Let’s keep the festive crafts coming!  We can’t forget about some of the most important stars of the season, Santa and his reindeer! A big pet peeve of mine is seeing people use vinyl on plates for food, vinyl isn’t food safe.  Don’t worry I have an easy and affordable workaround. All you need is a pizza tray and clear glass plate from the Dollar Store and of course, some adorable fonts! The full tutorial is over on the fontbundles blog.  

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