{Giveaway} The Silhouette Digital Cutting Tool!

 

silhouette giveaway

___ GIVEAWAY CLOSED____

We are excited to be giving one LUCKY reader a Silhouette Digital Cutter! I know, the excitement! When Silhouette sent me the Silhouette SD to try out and review, I was oh so excited! A few simple steps and I was already making lots of crafty items. If you have not heard of the Silhouette, then you are in for a TREAT. Let us enlighten you….

The Silhouette is a digital cutting tool for personal use. It connects to your computer just like a printer, but instead of printing designs it cuts them with a small blade. With the machine connected to your computer, you’ll get access to all of the fonts on your PC plus the thousands of cuttable designs found on the Silhouette Online Store.SilhouetteAmerica.com

It really is that simple! Within 5 minutes (and I’m not tech-savy), I was making little banners with my favorite fonts previously on my computer.  You know those fabulous PENNANT BANNERS you’re seeing in lots of parties and weddings? Add letters on top of it without having to use an exacto knife because frankly, I am always a bit nervous I’m going to lose a finger with those things! This machine is genius. The best part? You do NOT have to spend tons of money on cartridges once you already own the machine.

DISCOUNT for PIZZAZZERIE Readers! – UPDATE: DEADLINE MARCH 28, 2011!

In addition to giving 1 away, we are also sharing a fabulous promotion! You can buy a Silhouette SD, one of each fabric interfacing (clean cut & sewable) and a roll of white flocked heat transfer material for $229 (regularly $339). That’s $100 off! So if you are thinking of buying a Silhouette – don’t pay full price later people! Use code PIZZAZZERIE for your discount! Already own a Silhouette? Get 25% off fabric interfacing with code: PIZZAZZERIE! (UPDATE — DISCOUNT CODE GOOD THROUGH MARCH 28, 201so hop to it!)

Here are some projects I made this weekend with my Silhouette Digital Cutter.

- Madras Print Pennant Banner. Took me 5 minutes. I couldn’t even believe how easy it was!
- Monogrammed Onesie with seersucker fabric using the Silhouette Fabric Interfacing (amazing). I still need to do a hand stitch around it, but still so much better looking than hand cutting a W.
- Thank You Card with Envelope: this is when I discovered that the Silhouette PERFORATES edges too! Thanks to Pigs in Pajamas for the file on this one!
- Party Pennant Banner Card
- Quatrefoil print card!
- Happy Birthday “pop out” words.

Silhouette Bunting Birthday Banner

handmade silhouette projects

Silhouette Fabric Interfacing onesie thank you card silhouette

My next project will be glass etching because look at some of the neat gifts + ideas you can make with the vinyl from Silhouette! Imagine cocktail glasses, apothecary jars, and small vases! Even plates and glass picture frames too!

etch glass silhouette

silhouette vase

 

Enjoy trifle bowl via TidyMom.net - I love this bowl for parties! All with her Silhouette!
Knock off of a Ballard Designs vase using the Silhouette machine! From LivingwithLindsay.com

twig and thistle keys

silhouette t shirt

Key Cut-outs via Twig & Thistle using the Silhouette!
Silhouette tshirt w/ rosette via Silhouette Blog! This is their official blog and features fabulous tutorials and ideas!

Quatrafoil Pillow butterfly mobile

Quatrefoil pillow using the heat transfer material and Buttefly mobile using the Silhouette Machine via Silhouette Blog!

Play sign tutorial via Silhouette Blog.

diy subway art 3d butterfly out of paper

Subway Art & 3d Butterfly Glass Topper via Silhouette Blog.

OTHER IDEAS for the SILHOUETTE SD!

- Cupcake Toppers in a FLASH!
- Party Place Cards
- Add fabric motifs and monograms to cloth napkins, placemats, tablecloths, t-shirts, banners, towels, bags, hats, etc!
- Make wall art using the vinyl -
- Birthday cards, banners, and gift tags galore!
- You can even use their rhinestone products to bedazzle things! AMAZING!
- Temporary tattoos – yep! They have tutorials for making those too!
- You can also make magnets with magnet paper! Cut out frames for pictures on the fridge!
-  the list goes on and ON… check out the Silhouette Blog for dozens of additional ideas!

TO ENTER  THE SILHOUETTE SD GIVEAWAY

- Leave a comment below to enter! We encourage you to also visit the Silhouette Blog and leave a comment there as well!
- Become a facebook fan of Silhouette (and if you’re not yet, become a fan of Pizzazzerie to be the first to hear when the winner is announced!)
- If you’re on twitter, we’d love for you to spread the word – tweet “I entered to win a Silhouette Machine from @pizzazzerie http://su.pr/7TH81z

Deadline to enter is Sunday, March 27th at 11:59pm EST. Winner will be announced MONDAY, MARCH 28th (on Facebook first!)

CLOSED: CONGRATULATIONS ELISSA DAY!

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Comments

  1. 1224

    I a FB fan of silhouette and y”all.. I visited the silhouette blog.. great stuff… So excited… what a wonderful for treat to get a chance to win… Thanks..

  2. 1225
    Mae Zaragoza says:

    Ok…this really is the last day of the contest…. And I am going bananas over the prospect of having a Silhouette SD! Next on project list is making some etched glass vases. I’m trying to redo my living room and The Silhouette will certainly help the redo go smoothly! Keeping everything crossed!

    Mae
    zaragmc@gmail.com

  3. 1226

    so would fall over if I won this…I have been coveting one for a while!1!

  4. 1227
    Cari Rogers says:

    I would love to have one of these!! Would make my life sooo much simpler :) The Silhouette is AWESOME!

  5. 1228

    This would be a great tool have!!! I LOVE the banner!!!

  6. 1229

    I LOVE that Subway art!

  7. 1230

    I would love to win. There are so many things that I would just Love to learn how to make.
    I left a comment on the Silhouette Blog. Thanks!

  8. 1231

    I like Silhouette on FB and I also Like PIZZAZZERIE on FB.
    Thanks!!

  9. 1232

    I am a fan of Pizzazzerie on facebook. :-)

  10. 1233

    I am now a fan of Silhouette and Pizzazzerie!!! Would love to win a Silhouette!!!

  11. 1234

    Would LOVE to win, thanks for chance!!

  12. 1235

    I liked the silhouette blog

  13. 1236

    I am a fb fan of Silhouette

  14. 1237

    I am a Pizzazerie fan!! of course.

  15. 1238

    I love Love love this! I am working on my daughter’s 4th birthday party now and would be in heaven with something like this!!! “Liked” Silhouette and I have been following you on FB for a while now. Thanks for the chance to win.
    -Sarah

  16. 1239
    Julia Perry says:

    I am just learning to scrapbook- This would be awesome to have!

  17. 1240

    I can think of tons of ways to use this to beautify events at the museum! It’s amazing what you can do when art and technology converge!

  18. 1241
    Christopher Zavala says:

    Winning one would make my wife oh so happy. She drools looking at the Silhouette site and tells me everything she wants to make. I think she wants to do something with vinyl.

  19. 1242

    I’m a fan of silhouette and of Pizzazzerie on facebook! Would love love love to win this!!!

  20. 1243
    Ideen perez says:

    Omg I am such a fan and want a silhouette so bAdly I hope I win!!!!

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