Do you remember all of the fun we had with my “Crafty Wishlist” post?
I think one thing we all loved the most on that list was the Silhouette CAMEO. All of us had fun dreaming of all of the fabulous things we would make with it.
Well…I couldn’t wait any longer! I gave in!
Yup! I bought myself a CAMEO! (As my husband says, some girls buy shoes, some are addicted to purses and handbags…I buy craft supplies!)
I’m so excited to post my first big project in the next few weeks, but as I was working on it, I realized I had to do a few basic posts first. I’ve enjoyed learning a few tips and tricks on my own along the way, but thought I’d save all of you the time and share them with you now!
I used the CAMEO to put the sentiment on the Thank you. card that you see above. In the video below, I give a quick how-to for the foundation of the card, and a tutorial on transferring the adhesive letters onto the card with Silhouette’s transfer paper. It’s a great technique for moving the entire sentiment over at one time, rather than letter by letter.
So take a peek! Enjoy! And stay tuned…I’ve got another great CAMEO project coming your way soon!
Nikki, In Stitches
PS…The garden project is now posted! Take a peek here at my homemade garden markers, made adorably cute by the Silhouette CAMEO! And, get the bonus tutorial on how to use the CAMEO’s trace feature!
Leonie@Ashlee Rae says
AWESOME video how-to, Nikki. Looking forward to seeing what your ‘big’ project is!
Oh, Leonie! My pleasure! Thank YOU for your sweet words!
Jennifer @ Double the Fun Parties says
Great video, Nikki – and great tips. I’ve wondered about that and haven’t tried it with my Cameo yet. Thanks!
Thanks, Jennifer! It’s so easy. I’ve only done words (sentiments) so far…I’m excited to play around with designing stencils!
Party Patisserie says
I loved your video! You are a natural in front of the camera. Thanks for the how-to and looking forward to the project. I’m adding the cameo to my wish list.
Oh, thank you! You’ve got me blushing!
Definitely add the CAMEO to your wishlist…you’ll want to use it in all of your projects!!
Jackie R. says
Beautiful card Nikki! I make cards with my Cameo too!
Thanks so much, Jackie!
Rose Powell says
The card you made while simple is absolutely perfect. I’ve just started making cards and am teaching myself about stamping and distressing. Love, the card! Great tips about an 8×11! Thank you for sharing!
thank you for posting! i just got my cameo and i’m starting to learn so this it was a great easy tutorial to get me started 🙂 quick question: what font did you use for the “thank you” sentiment? thanks so much!
Camile Newkirk says
i amstill waiting to get mycameo,but as soon as i doi amgoingto rmaking you neautiful yak you car.Ican’t wait?
I’m so excited for you to get started with your CAMEO!
You’re going to love it!