Last Updated on June 24, 2019 by Ellen Christian
Check out these Silhouette monogram ideas. A while ago, I created a vanity tray out of a picture frame, some scrapbook paper and some “jewels” from the craft store. I recently replaced the vanity tray with a different one but didn’t want to get rid of the one I made. I really love the colors and accents and it goes well in the room. I was trying to find some Silhouette monogram ideas and I realized that I could make an easy monogram photo with the vanity tray. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.
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Silhouette Monogram Ideas – Easy Monogram Photo
If you don’t have a spare vanity tray laying around, no worries, you can recreate this project without one. I made my original vanity for just a few dollars and you could easily do the same. This would make a wonderful DIY Gift for your mom, sister or friend. Who doesn’t love something pretty hanging over the bed or dresser?
- Photo frame with glass
- Picture frame mat
- Scrapbook paper
- Various gems and jewels with tacky glue
- Silhouette Cameo
- Silhouette printable silver foil
- Decorate the front side of the photo mat with the gems and jewels. Allow to dry.
- Take the back off the photo frame. Place the photo mat decorated side down on the glass.
- Then apply the scrapbook paper and place the back on the photo frame again.
- Turn the frame over so the glass front is up.
- Download your chosen font. I downloaded the monogram kk font but you could use any font you like.
- Open Silhouette Studio and create the 3 initials that you’ll use. I made the middle initial slightly larger. For my size frame, they were 5″ tall.
- Load the Silhouette printable silver foil and cut the letters. Remember you’ll need to change the setting on the cutter to account for thicker media.
- Carefully peel the letters off the adhesive back and attach to the front of the glass.
That’s all there is to it. You’re done. It can now be hung on the wall or presented as an easy DIY gift. This is my first time using the Silhouette printable silver foil and I really like the way it turned out. The foil allows for some adjusting after you stick it on the glass. Just be very, very careful when you apply it and move it around.
What’s your favorite way to use your Silhouette Cameo?
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