Silhouette Cameo Giveaway


Note:  This giveaway is now closed.

Congratulations to lucky number #274 Aimee Jongejan!
Aimee, I’ve sent you an email!

For the rest of you…stay tuned.  I will be posting details for the Black Friday Silhouette deal in a new post very soon.  For those of you already mapping out your shopping strategy, I’ll tell you that Silhouette is offering a 30% discount on the entire store starting on Black Friday, and with a special OBB code you can get another 10% on top of that.  So yes- you can snag a Cameo for 40% off!  They will however sell out; there are limited quantities, so think about it and if you want one, be ready to pull the trigger!  All the deets are coming soon!

If you’re not familiar with Silhouette, it’s a digital craft cutter.  It’s sort of like a computer printer, but instead of having ink, it has a blade, so it actually cuts out designs.

Using the Silhouette software on your computer, you can design just about anything you want.  The machine itself comes with a library of 50 exclusive digital designs, and you can purchase from a huge library online.  One thing I love is that there are no cartridges, like some other craft cutters use, everything is online and it’s so quick and easy to get shapes, fonts, and projects.  It’s literally about 1 click and it’s ready to go.  It also cuts any custom font that is in your computer already.

You might remember last year when we gave away a Silhouette SD.  So what’s so great about the Cameo?  It’s bigger and better folks!  The new Cameo cuts paper up to 12 inches wide and up to ten feet long.  Let me show you some things you can do with it.

It’s a scrapbooker’s dream, obviously

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But you can do so much more with paper.  One of my favorite things to do with my Silhouette is make 3-D designs, like these little goodie containers.  These literally took less than 10 minutes to whip up!

And I love these advent calendars that have been popping up on craft blogs

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And foodie fun galore…

The machine can also cut heat transfer material, and make rhinestone templates so you can embellish clothing and accessories

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Our friend Ashley made these aprons for Kate and me using my handwriting and doodles that Amanda turned into a font you can download!  Love love these.

Then I stole Ashley’s idea and made shirts for my kiddos

You can also create stencils and use fabric paint.  I love this valentine bunting from Crap I’ve Made.

The options are endless when it comes to vinyl.  I’ve done a lot of projects at home with vinyl and I love it for little things, like labeling

You can put it right on your walls (and easily remove it too)

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And you can even replace the cutting blade with pens and have it draw these cool designs.  I make a lot of cards this way, it makes me look super artistic! (The black floral design is actually drawn on with pen)

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So, it’s pretty much awesome, right?  Who wants one?

One lucky Our Best Bites winner will get one of these babies.  Your prize includes:

The Silhouette Electronic Cutting Machine ($300 value), along with:

  • Silhouette Studio® software for Windows XP/Vista/7 and Mac® OS X 10.5.8 and higher
  • 51 exclusive cuttable designs
  • Power cable, USB cable
  • 12″ cutting mat
  • Cutting blade
  • $10 gift card to the Silhouette Online Store
  • Basic Instruction Guide

You will also get to choose a starter kit of your choice! It includes materials to start creating things with vinyl, heat transfer, fabric, or rhinestones.

To Enter:

One comment per person, on this post.  (If you are reading this via email, do not hit reply.  Your email will be deleted.)  Just tell us why YOU want a Silhouette Cameo…what will you start creating first?

Check out the Silhouette Pinterest page for inspiration!

Winner will be announced next Tuesday, Nov 22nd.  And then stay tuned.  For all of you who don’t win, we will have a great Black Friday deal for you!





  1. I would definitely get right to work on my scrapbooking. I’m so excited for the larger cutting area of this machine. It will also allow way more flexibility in home decor projects.

  2. Oh my gosh why would I not want one of these!! But I think the first crafty thing I would do would be vinyl on cute plates to give away to my neighbours etc. for Christmas gifts!

  3. I want a Silhouette Cameo because that machine just has endless possibilities! I love to scrapbook, make cards, and create home decor — a Cameo can do all of that and what fun it would be!

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