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No need for Craft Scissors – Scalloped Notecard with the Cameo

by Min 27 August 2013
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Do you love pinking shears? I do…. but somehow I almost never manage to have a “straight cut” card after trying to give it a decorative border… sometimes it looks more like one of our guinea pigs nibbled at the card, lol. Fortunately the Cameo is coming to my rescue with that! If you own […]

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Cone Party Favor “Bags”

by Min 30 July 2013
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Today our hybrid/Cameo project is inspired by a German tradition, known as “Schultüte”. On their first day of school, children get these cone-shaped „bags“ from their parents, filled with sweets and small presents. Here’s a picture of me on my first day of school: Today we will make some small ones that could be a […]

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Fairy Lights

by Min 16 July 2013
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For today’s post I have been looking for a project that would be great for summer and also go along with our Christmas in July event. And I found something that is perfect for both occasions: Fairy lights! Grab a simple fairy light string (preferably LED) and give it a fun (or romantic) seasonal touch […]

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4th of July Flowers

by Min 2 July 2013
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Hi all, July 4th is almost upon us and a lot (if not most) of you will be looking forward to celebrate Independence Day with your family and friends. Today I will show you how to make this fun red-white-and-blue flower for decorating your party. Although it will look just as nice done in different […]

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Cameo Nail Art

by Min 17 June 2013
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Hi all! Before I start with today’s Cameo idea I have to confess something – I’m a hopeless case when it comes to nail polish… I can barely manage to apply a plain coat of color without messing it up, lol. Still – I love to see beautifully painted nails and that’s where my Cameo […]

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Make Party Glass Markers with your Cameo

by Min 3 June 2013
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Hi all, Min here again, with a quick and easy Cameo project. After a way too long and cold Winter, Summer is finally right around the corner – the time for picnics, garden and barbecue parties and I can hardly wait to get started! This year I thought of a way to use the Cameo […]

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Make your own custom washi tape with the Cameo Silhouette

by Min 20 May 2013
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Do you love to add washi tape to your layouts and hybrid projects? If you’re like me you’ve probably ached about your selection and wished you could make this tape just a shade lighter or recolor that pattern to match your project better? Plus buying a roll of it if you only need a little […]

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Cutting your own text with the Cameo

by Min 22 April 2013
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Today I will show you how easy it is to cut your own custom text with the Cameo Silhouette. Our project will be a simple “Thank you” card:   Open a new file in Silhouette Studio. We will start by defining the size of our card – this step does make sense even if you’re […]

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Let’s make a Zipper Gift Card with your Cameo

by Min 8 April 2013
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Today I have a card project for you – a card that’s fun and very useful if you want to gift a picture, movie tickets – or money. Here’s your link to download the cutting files for free (click image to download):  ***Sorry, but this download has expired, but you can find these files in […]

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Dyeing Easter Eggs – Cameo Style

by Min 25 March 2013

Hi, Min here again, with a fun Easter project. I’m the one who’s responsible for dyeing Easter eggs in our family – including my parents, in-laws and my sister. That means I’m usually dyeing around 40 eggs. For years we had beautiful multi-colored and patterned Easter eggs, but at some point our teenage daughter decided […]

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