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How to Easily Make a Puzzle

We are all stuck at home looking for ways to keep busy right now. There is one game that seems to be having a resurgence because of this…puzzles! You see people on Facebook and Instagram showing their progress on the puzzles and there is such a fun variety out there I never knew about! Did you know you can easily make your own puzzles with your Silhouette? They’ve made it as easy as a few clicks of a button for those with the designer edition or above. All you need is some  ...

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Adhesive Vinyl, DIY Tutorial, Home Decor, Silhouette CAMEO, Software Tutorial

How to make a fun custom graphic sign with printable vinyl

Happy Thursday everyone! Today I’m showing you how to make your own fun custom graphic printable vinyl signs. I kinda have this thing for always having a fun seasonal sign hanging on my front door.  Check out my instagram feed @designedtobecrafty so you see my fun Easter sign and other holidays.  I didn’t have a summery one yet, so I did what all of us crafters do… made one! I found this happy looking design in the Silhouette design store and thought it would be perfect,  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Heat Transfer Vinyl, Home Decor, Kid Crafts, Silhouette CAMEO, Software Tutorial

Make Your Own Birth Announcement Artwork

If you’re a regular Silhouette America blog reader (and I hope you are!) you’ll remember those fun gender reveal poppers I made for a friend this past summer. Well the baby just arrived and she’s adorable! I wanted to make them a gift incorporating the reveal flag from the party so a birth announcement artwork board instantly came to mind. Now they’ll have a nice keepsake to remember all the special moments with their newest little one. Supplies Needed: 8 in. x 10  ...

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Custom Mint stamp baby announcement

(This was originally posted on the Silhouette America Blog) It’s Carrie again bringing you more adorable baby photos to ooh and awe over!  If you’ve been keeping up with the blog lately (and I hope you have!) you’ll know that I recently gave birth to my second son in March.  What do all parents want to do when they have a new little one?  Show them off of course! This brings me to today’s tutorial on how to use your Mint machine to make an amazing, unique, and custom  ...

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