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« on: June 06, 2014 03:45:49 PM »

One of my goals this year was to get more familiar with my Silhouette Cameo considering the amount of money I spent on it.  I thought I would be able to plug it on in and just start creating.  Well things of course didn't work out that way... I think that after two years this is one of my more successful projects using it.

I made a variety of different note cards for a few different swaps I have been in recently.

A pretty bird


A peacock


Mama and baby fox


And a whale, some geometric designs, and a leaf
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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2014 04:02:49 PM »

You and a few others are going to convince me to get one of those!!!

Darling note cards...they look so intricate, yet simple...the possibilities are endless!
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2014 04:14:55 PM »

These are beautiful! I love them! Just amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2014 04:16:35 PM »

They have so many awesome designs in the online store.  Now that I have two cutting mats it's like a little card making factory in my craft room.  Just need to find a better way to glue the pieces together...
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2014 04:17:38 PM »

I think I need to buy a cameo.
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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2014 04:22:54 PM »

They do a lot of neat stuff.  I just need to start experimenting with it more.  Worth the money for sure if you get enough use out of it!
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« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2014 04:31:35 PM »

For some reason I think my friend uses her for felt brooches. I need to check.
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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2014 04:54:41 PM »

I have some of these cards!! They are awesome  Cheesy

They have so many awesome designs in the online store.  Now that I have two cutting mats it's like a little card making factory in my craft room.  Just need to find a better way to glue the pieces together...

Maybe spray adhesive? Or one of those adhesive runners (sort of like correction tape except its adhesive) to glue down just the edges?
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« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2014 10:00:15 PM »

Hmm I think I need to experiment a bit with both
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« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2014 11:46:46 PM »

My go-to spray adhesive is 3M Super 77. Available in the auto parts stores, or Walmart auto center. Also you can find it in hardware stores in their adhesive eisle. It is more expensive than the Elmers and other spray glues, but those tend to clog, and you don't get to use the whole can. Super 77 stays fresh to the last drop  Grin

I keep baby powder to fend off the stickies. And use disposible rubber gloves for larger projects. I use waxed paper on top, and roller things down into place. And powder the edges before I trim.

I have a board that I lay things on to spray...and change out the scrap {top} papers as they get stickie. Or just wax or parchment works there too. For the backing "catch-all" as you spray. I often hold down the smaller pieces with a needle point, so I don't "blow them away"  Grin Powder your hands and rub down your creation to get the edge stickies off once you have adhered it to your final piece.

Hope this helps. I love spray glue. Of course, I also use Elmers glue sticks for little projects. And nothing can beat Loctite adhesives, either. I keep their gel and the super glue variety handy, as well. It just depends on the project.

I like your notecards. No way could I afford this fancy unit you have. I do all my cutting by hand with cuticle scissors, exacto, and what not. Old school. But your machine looks like it is fun!

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« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2014 06:04:00 AM »

My fave is the foxes, I must say!  But I think that peacock would be a great stencil for a t-shirt or bag, too. 
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« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2014 07:18:24 AM »

Those cards look great! I really need to play with my Silhouette a bit more...
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« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2014 07:24:34 PM »

Thanks for the tips stillatthetop and for all the kind words
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« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2014 02:16:18 PM »

the blue bird one is wonderful but that fox pair sends me to the moon! stunning!
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« Reply #14 on: July 21, 2014 09:27:06 AM »

I really like the fox too!  I made some new cards last week that featured the fox but they were done a bit differently.  Once they are received I will share. 
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