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puppet tent

my sister whipped out this super fun puppet tent..and i have to say…it was a christmas hit. the kids begged to put on a puppet show…and i have videos of giggly kids and puppets.  the puppets are all wooden spoons….(and the kids are Popsicle sticks) she had her kids decorate them…so fun aren’t they! the curtain is […]

girl present ideas–sleepover kit!

so…my side of the family draws names between the 15 grand children… and we made a rule to do homemade.. cause there funnier. and we like to ruin our christmas seasons by running around with our heads chopped off… anyways. my family pulled out the big guns. it was the best christmas ever (said in […]

book labels.

this was a guest post…and one of my most favortiest posts.and since we are on a vinyl/cameo kick…let’s repost it. i love books. and i hate when i lend out my books and don’t get them back. so I thought I would make some reminders to those people so they always remember that THESE BOOKS […]

silhouette love 3-d!

one more quick silhouette love…cause really..this machine never ceases to amaze. one really awesome thing that the cameo does is 3-d images. It will cut out shapes that assemble to make a…you guessed it..3-d thing. like flowers…or boxes or little books. I opened up a file in my cameo to save them all too so they […]

random stuff i found on my cameo

so…now that we have learned the basics of what our silhouette cameo does (here’s the rundown so far:) the cameo basics cutting fabric cutting vinyl and bigger than 12×12 using pattern and your printer trace and clipart I wanted to share a bunch of other crap i’ve found that makes the cameo like the super […]

trace and clipart love

Hopefully all these tutorials are teaching you to not be afraid of your silhouette (and to GET IT OUT OF THE BOX!) and if you don’t have one…did you know that you can buy one at expressions vinyl? okay…….today we are talking about getting the images to cut on your cameo The silhouette studio has a wonderful […]

silhouette love..printer silhoutte..

We are now getting into the things that really blows all other cutters out of the water! seeeerriously. the silhouette does amazing things! You can design something..make it all pretty..print it out on your printer…load it onto your mat and into your silhouette and it will cut around those designs for you! see? amazing!!!!! and […]

cutting with vinyl and cutting longer than 12×12

so it seems that some people are having some trouble cutting vinyl. and that makes me sad. cause it’s my most favorite medium. i have an ongoing list of stuff i want to add vinyl too… like my sewing machine, my kitchenaid, my desk,  a shelf, some sunglasses, earring….and i could go on… so let’s […]

silhouette basics….cutting fabric….

day number two: cutting with fabric! (make sure you have read the basics yesterday … so none of the lingo i’m going to drop is confusing!!!!) today we are cutting some fabric i tried a few different ways…first…this is just basic regular cotton. (no interfacing…) just placed on the mat…. and i’m just doing a basic circle..so […]

silhoutte basics…

Since it’s the beginning of a new year…and hopefully everyone got what they wanted for Christmas…and i’m sure that included a cameo…cause it’s the only present you will ever need…. well..that and some vinyl. anyways..i thought i would start at the beginning and post all my silhouette love posts—a basic run down of all the […]

house cleaning tips. and yes. this is serious.

I’m a neat freak no  really. I am. I know I post pictures of my messy desk…..but that’s always right before I clean it up. and I make mad messes when I craft…but that’s just part of the process… I blogged about my bloggy routine…. and  I thought I would get down and intimate (not like that!) and tell you how I keep […]

best of all time mostly thanks to pinterest….

one of my personal favs (as well as pinterest) was the walt disney printables… even though i STILL get comments about spelling mistakes. princess bags were a huge hit…and it’s a 100% hot glue project! yipped! one of those tutorials that i kick myself for not taking better pictures… but this altoid box is a hit! this […]

popular posts of 2012

vinyl and shoes…. tiered skirts my superhero pegs.… and princess pegs….   this title kind of gives it away…but diy your own skinny jeans! instrgram apps (YOU can follow me at kimbowest) my roygbiv canvas from sytyc this quilt that can be turned into a car mat another favorite of mine…the ruffled table runner hot glue camera […]

MY personal favs from 2012

sunshine dress some of my favorite things this year was getting to be in project run and play—love the opportunity to create fun clothes–and getting the one on one to do a photo shoot! some of my favorite pictures i have ever taken! white sheet challenge the boy look i also got to participate in […]