The Easy Way to Import SVG Files to Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software
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The Easy Way to Import SVG Files to Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Software

Ever wondered if there’s an easier way to import .svg files into your Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software than this?  There is!  Watch my video for a super quick tip! Need the Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software so you can import .svg files?  I found it for around $35 on Amazon! You can find all…

52: Episode 14: How to Make Tiny Books for Jewelry, Magnets and Embellishments
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52: Episode 14: How to Make Tiny Books for Jewelry, Magnets and Embellishments

You’re going to love this episode of the “52 Craft Series“!  We’ll be making the cutest tiny books that are perfect for turning into jewelry, magnets and embellishments for your scrapbooks, cards or anything you can dream up! And now…for the video! Here are things I used in this video: UTEE, Melting Pot, E-6000 and a…

52: Episode 13: How to Print & Cut Using the Silhouette Cameo
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52: Episode 13: How to Print & Cut Using the Silhouette Cameo

In this episode of the “52 Craft Series“, you’ll be learning how to print and cut using the Silhouette Cameo.  If you already know how to do that, skip to minute 6:29 and you can begin watching how I add elements to the cards.  I hope you enjoy this!  Click here to watch all of…

How to Use the Cricut Universal Overlay – VIDEO
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How to Use the Cricut Universal Overlay – VIDEO

The new Cricut Universal Overlay is a big change from the previous overlay style.  Not only has the look changed but there will no longer be individual overlays for each cartridge.  This video shows you how to use the new Universal Overlay, including how the digital Universal Overlay works with the Cricut Expression 2.  I…

52: Episode 12: How to Make a 2 Liter Soda Bottle with Gifts Inside VIDEO
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52: Episode 12: How to Make a 2 Liter Soda Bottle with Gifts Inside VIDEO

This project is so much fun!  In this episode of “52“, I’m showing you how to make a sealed 2 liter soda bottle with gifts inside! I made one back in 2009:  See my first 2 liter bottle post here but a video makes it so much easier to learn! These make fun, puzzle like gift…

52: Episode 11: How to Create Decorative Paper Clip Bookmarks
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52: Episode 11: How to Create Decorative Paper Clip Bookmarks

Welcome to this episode of the craft video series “52”!  Today we’re going to have a good time making decorative paper clip bookmarks.  We’ll make the ones you see below.  Woo hoo!  Aren’t they pretty?  You’ll like having some of these for yourself or to give to that special teacher, friend or to brighten the…

52: Episode 9: How to Use Silhouette Sketch Pens – Zebra Card
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52: Episode 9: How to Use Silhouette Sketch Pens – Zebra Card

Welcome to a new episode of the “52” craft series! Today we’re learning about using the Silhouette Sketch Pens in the Silhouette Cameo.  We’ll use what we learn to make a zebra card using Joy’s Life Barnyard Puns stamps. Come watch the video below! In this video, I refer to a previous “52” video “How…

52 – Episode 6: How to Make Faux Metallic Letters
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52 – Episode 6: How to Make Faux Metallic Letters

Have you seen those cool zinc/metallic letters hanging on walls, propped up casually on bookshelves or staking their claim on a mantel?  They’re a pretty cool home decor piece but not good for the wallet when you’re ordering them from a store.   In the newest “52” video, I’ll show you how to make your…

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52 – Episode 4: How to Stamp on Cotton Muslin Bags

Giving a gift in a reusable bag is thoughtful and useful.  In this video, I show you how to stamp on cotton muslin bags to make your gift giving even more personalized. In this video, I’m using: 3″x5″ cotton drawstring muslin bags, VersaFine Onyx Black ink and Joy’s Life stamps: Joyful Hearts, Tag You’re It One and Two. 52…

52 – Episode 1: How to Make Painted Wood Blocks using Vinyl as a Resist
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52 – Episode 1: How to Make Painted Wood Blocks using Vinyl as a Resist

Check out the video below to learn how to use vinyl as a resist to make these shabby chic wood blocks for your home decor! Need vinyl?  I like to buy mine from Expressions Vinyl. Step by Step Video! In this video, I use the Key svg file from Lettering Delights with vinyl to help…

Decorating Chipboard using Cricut Chip Decor Cartridge & Hobby Lobby Chipboard Letters VIDEO
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Decorating Chipboard using Cricut Chip Decor Cartridge & Hobby Lobby Chipboard Letters VIDEO

I recently bought the Chip Decor Cricut cartridge from Hobby Lobby.  I think it’s pretty cool because you can use it along with chipboard letters that Hobby Lobby sells and quickly cut out paper that perfectly fits the letters.  That’s great for making a gifts, home decor, party favors and whatever you can dream up!…

How to Make a Double Accordion Gatefold Card VIDEO
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How to Make a Double Accordion Gatefold Card VIDEO

In this video, you’ll learn to make the fun and easy double accordion gatefold card (sometimes called the double gatefold) and a belly band for the card. Here are some of the things I used in the video:  Joy’s Life All Around Sentiments stamps, Martha Stewart score board, Fiskars Paper Trimmer and Echo Park Paper For the…