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Four Seasons Triangle Background – Free Printable

Morning crafters! I am sharing a little pack of digi paper today! I have enjoyed the triangle trend for a while and finally found time to create some freebies. I will share the .studio file (for use with your Silhouette SD/Cameo) next month. There are 4 paper in this kit. You are welcome to share the projects you made with them online but please credit and link to this post (not the file directly). I made two samples for your inspiration. The paper will be 6″ x 6″ printed at 100% scale. I am using 85% scale for my two cards today. Using the scraps from making the card above: My motivation was the new 10 Minutes Craft Dash Challenge. I’m a slow crafter but I found my best cards were mostly created in a whip with some patterned paper. The cool sketch for my first card is from Paper […]

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Get Whale Soon Porthole Shaped Card

Hello crafters, I am really having fun making shaped cards with my Silhouette Cameo. The porthole is a free SVG file (linked below) I imported (you will need the designer version of Studio to do so). Cute whale from LIfestyle Crafts. Sentiment from Joy’s LIfe. Cardstock from American Crafts Primaries pack. I used about half sheet of 3D dots for all the dimensions! The porthole is also a wonderful way to frame a photo! I am playing in the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge: Splish Splash SUPPLIES (code WAFFLE for 20% off at

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Fish You Were Here – Shaped Card

Welcome to the first challenge of The Cameo Spotlight! It is the first challenge blog dedicated to creating cards with your Silhouette machines (SD and Cameo). We are having one challenge every two weeks. This time the theme is Summer! I have been into shaped cards ever since I made the pineapple card. Check out the super cute fish file by Samantha Walker here! Sentiment is  from Wild Life Puns by Joy’s Life. The waves are some new dies by Lifestyle Crafts (release post here) I’ve been getting emails asking how to make shaped cards stand alone so I included a photo in today’s post: Easy? :) Now head over to TCS Blog to check out what other DT girls have in store for you! I hope that you are inspired to create something and join us in the fun! Happy Crafting!

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Typewriter Hype for Tuesday Trigger

Morning Crafters! It’s been a while since I played in the Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger. When I saw this super cool typewriter for this week, I just had to make time to create a card for it! And this time I am playing with some glitter pen from Cri-kits for my Silhouette Cameo. The typewriter is a sketch pattern in  the Silhouette Online Store. “you’re one of a kind” is from Sweet Popsicle Puns by Joy’s Life. I wrote the “HELLO” in the circles myself :) Sealed with some glassy accents! Let’s turn off the light and take a closer look on the glittered lines: Cool? I think so :) We will have a blog hop with giveaways on August 25 about these super cool pens for your digital die cut machines (Cricut, Pazzles, Silhouette and Eclips). Hope to see you then!

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The Cameo Spotlight Card Challenge

Morning crafters! I am so excited to introduce you to The Cameo Spotlight! Finally, a dedicated card challenge for using Silhouette digital die cut machines! Many of you probably already know the amazing creator: Jackie Rockwell! I am so honored and excited that she asked me to join her team! And I am even more excited about it now because some of my SUPER talented crafty friends are in it too! Check them out on the TCS blog here! I bought the Silhouette Cameo to cut and test my own box patterns that I share on this blog. It wasn’t long before I discovered how fun it is to make cards with it. You can check out all my Silhouette cards and .studio freebies here. Here are three of my favorites: Hippo Mother’s Day You Can Go Your Own Way Pineapple Shaped Card Here is what Jackie said about the […]

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Shaping Up Blog Hop & Giveaway

Welcome! Welcome to the Shaping Up Blog Hop & Giveaway! So glad you are here! If you came from Tessa’s blog, you are right on track! If you came along, this will be your last stop! If you just happen to be here, you can get started at JJ’s blog. You can also checkout the event page for the full list! We each have a separate giveaway so you will need to go to each blog for the details. A group of us met in the Paper Crafts Gallery Idol 2012 contest. We had so much fun and wanted to say thank you to PC and all of you for supporting us in all the rounds. Giveaways will be open for a few days if you can’t hop on today. Our talented JJ came up with the hop badge: And here is my take on the shaped card theme: This is a kinda long […]

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A Tree-t for You!

Morning Crafters! Today I have a shaped card for Joy’s Life DT and Paper Crafts July Gallery Challenge. Tree image is from this free cut file on Deena Rutter’s blog. I copied the tree a couple times in Silhouette Studio and erased the lines I do not need for each layer. Yes, the shapes are not closed but it is easier to just hand cut the connections after the machine cut. I placed the files to the corners so I can cut them out all at once using 3 different 6″x6″ paper. Stamp: (sentiment from Yummy Puns) Joy’s Life; Patterned Paper: (Hippie Plaid, Flowery, Groovy from Flower Child Collection; Hailey, Abbie’s Sunshine from Oh Happy Day Collection) GCD Studios. Punches: (grass border) Fiskars, (photo corner) Martha Stewart. And here is what the photo corners are used for: I mounted the gift card closer to the bottom of the tree so […]

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