October 27, 2011

Silhouette Made Simple - Day 3

Today is the third day of Silhouette fun.  If you're just tuning in you might want to go back to view Day 1 and Day 2.  (Day 1 also has the giveaway on it.)


Today we're going to play with the Silhouette adhesive cardstock and regular vinyl.  Today's projects are decorative gift wrapping.....


....and these pantry labels.



I used Silhouette's adhesive cardstock for the decorative gift wrapping.


The adhesive card stock is really fun.  It would be great to have on hand if you were decorating a bulletin board or doing any scrapbooking.  Today I am using it to dress up presents.  Here's how I did it.


I carefully used the negative space for another package as well.


Next up are the labels.  Labels are one of my favorites things to make with my Silhouette.  Here's an easy way to make them all the same size and get them cut quickly.  This tutorial includes a demonstration of how to use transfer tape.  (Remember that you can click on You Tube below and then watch the videos bigger there.)



And just because everyone loves a before and after.  Here was my pantry before I organized it and made labels. It was cluttered and chaotic.


And here's what it looks like now.  Ah!  The bins were less than $3 and the labels make it so that my husband knows where to find things as well.


Alright!  Tomorrow we have a little more Silhouette fun.  I hope you've been enjoying this little series.  Thanks for reading.

18 comments:

  1. Oh man...the awesomeness. I am dying that I don't have a Silhouette. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

    LOVE love love the video with Rex helping. Sweet moves man!

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  2. Love the bins! I SO need to organize...

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  3. Nice pantry! I love the organization!

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  4. Hmmm, I wonder if I can convince DH that I need a silhouette in order to organize our pantry. Think that would work??

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  5. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new blog layout!! Adorable!

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  6. I love that Rex helped video tape, it was really quite comical. Thanks for showing the transfer tape thing, I was so confused on how that would work.

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  7. love before and afters... especially organization ones!

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  8. love the new header!

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  9. This is awesome. I see a future hero videographer! I use just plain contact paper as transfer paper. Thanks!

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  10. Oh I love the Joy Snowflake for wrapping gifts - totally what I'm doing for Christmas this year!

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  11. I love Rex's fantastic personality, love all his poses! Particularly the viking Halloween costumes ones! oh I almost died laughing at how fantastic he is! And his cameraman skills, and dance moves. What a phenomenal little man you are raising! Good job mom!

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  12. I love your whole bin dedicated to your mac & cheese! lol too funny, girl! Loving this "series".

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  14. I am a new thrilled follower. You create amazing stuff. Great tutorials!

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  15. Please please please :)!!!! Your blog is what turned me into a peeping blogger...LOL!! Love your ideas and hope to be able to attempt some of your crafts with the Silhouette!

    ohmommyseemommydo@gmail.com
    Kacey Brisnehan

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  16. I just completed my first vinyl project! Yay. Thanks to your video, I was able to remember how to use the transfer tape. Looking forward to doing more silhouette projects using your tutorials. thanks again!

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  17. Where can I purchase the Joy file?

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  18. Never mind my last comment about the Joy file. I found it easily in the Silhouette library. Can you tell me type of file it is so that I can determine if I will be able to cut it on my Pazzles with Sure Cuts a Lot software. Thanks for your help.

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