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Giveaway: Silhouette Cameo

by Jamie on December 29, 2011

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GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Sandy {Comment #399}!

EXCLUSIVE CODE FOR MBA READERS

You can get a Silhouette Cameo + Fabric Ink Starter Kit for $299 using code “BAKE” at checkout. This promotion is valid December 29th through January 5th. Supplies for this promotion are limited.

Add the machine and the kit to your cart separately then use the code “BAKE” at checkout. Happy Crafting!

I know the holidays are pretty much over, but giveaways are never out of season on MBA.  Over the last several months, I have been becoming increasingly obsessed with all things crafty.  I’m a big fan of making vinyl labels, invitations, cards, and gift tags with my Silhouette CAMEO™.  Before I owned this ingenious machine, I would find myself spending hours getting my craft on – only to end up frustrated with the finished product.

Ya see, I’m a bit of a perfectionist and cutting straight lines with scissors is definitely not one one of skills that I excel at. So, I spent some cash and a lot of time at craft stores picking up paper cutting tools and cute paper punches, but I still wasn’t all that satisfied. It wasn’t until I received the Silhouette CAMEO™ that I was truly thrilled with the DIY projects I created. I’m telling ya – this is one amazingly awesome cutting tool.

I have to admit that when I first received the Silhouette CAMEO™, I was fascinated and perplexed all at the same time.  It all seemed way too convenient and user-friendly.  The idea that a cutting tool could be attached directly to the computer where thousands of DIY crafts are available at your fingertips seemed almost too good to be true – especially after all the time I had spent attempting to do these things by myself.

When I began searching through the extensive selection of online designs, I stumbled across self-adhesive vinyl and thought that it would be a perfect option for labeling some spice jars.  I have never been shy about my love for Pumpkin Pie Spice, so I used the Silhouette to design the lettering for the jar.  It was so incredibly easy and I couldn’t have been more pleased with the final product.  Once I mastered that project I couldn’t wait to attempt more. 

With the Silhouette CAMEO™, I was able to design adorable tags for the Slow Cooker Apple Butter and gift tags  for the homemade Hot Cocoa Mix. I even made adorable mitten and snowflake cut outs for the label too.  Recently, I posted Reindeer Chow that featured a festive reindeer silhouette on the gift tags.  I’ve also used the Silhouette CAMEO™ for countless projects in my classroom. From art projects, cards and bulletin boards – I’ve saved time and money – which is always a bonus! There really seems to be no limit to what this machine can do.

The Silhouette CAMEO™ is incredibly versatile. It can create intricate projects of all sizes from small (1/4″ wide) to large (12″ wide) and has an unlimited cutting length. It can cut paper, cardstock, vinyl, fabric, and other materials. It operates with or without a cutting mat. When the blade is replaced by a pen, the CAMEO will sketch instead of cut – how cool is that? It can be controlled from a computer or an SD card. With the print and cut feature, the CAMEO also has the ability to cut out designs that have been printed on your home printer – pretty awesome if you ask me!

The Silhouette CAMEO™ gives you artistic freedom to come up with your own ideas and design as you go, or if you’re looking for some detailed options that you don’t need to put a lot of thought into, there are printable classes available and easy-to-follow instructions on a ton of DIY ideas.

The Silhouette CAMEO™ comes with the following items:

  • Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting Tool
  • 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
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    MAIN ENTRY – REQUIRED

    Tell me, what is the first DIY project that you would create with the Silhouette CAMEO™?

    WANT EXTRA ENTRIES?

    Each item you do will get you ONE chance to win (for a total of FIVE extra chances), if you ALREADY do any of these things, they DO count, so make sure to comment for each item. You MUST leave each entry as a separate comment or only one comment will count.

    1. Follow Silhouette on Facebook. Come back to this post and leave a comment that you did so.

    2. Follow My Baking Addiction on Facebook. Come back to this post and leave a comment that you did so.

    3. Share the link to this giveaway post on your Facebook page. Leave a separate comment letting us know you shared the link to this giveaway.

    4. Follow Silhouette on Pinterest. Leave a separate comment letting us know that you did so.

    5. Follow My Baking Addiction on Pinterest. Leave a separate comment letting us know that you did so.

    IMPORTANT DETAILS:

    – This giveaway is open to USA residents only and will run until Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST.
    – One winner will be generated via a random number generator software program. Winner will be notified via the contact email provided on the comment contact form.
    – Winner will have until 1/7/12 to claim their Silhouette CAMEO™ or we will choose another winner.
    – Winner will receive the Silhouette CAMEO™ Giveaway as described above {$299.99 value}.
    – Product will be shipped by Silhouette America.
    – See Official Giveaway Rules

    DISCLOSURE:

    This giveaway is sponsored by Silhouette America. The views and opinions expressed on My Baking Addiction are purely my own and based upon my personal experiences with the product. I was not monetarily compensated for this positive review or giveaway.


    Michelle January 2, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    I would totally use this for birthday invitations for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. I have been dying for one of these!!

    Carole January 2, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    Following all of Silhouette’s boards on Pinterest.

    Linda Bumgardner January 2, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    I follow Silhouette on facebook.

    Linda Bumgardner January 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    I follow Silhouettte on Pinterest.

    Carole January 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    Feeding my Pinterest addiction–I am now following all your boards on Pinterest.

    Thank you for the great giveaway. Happy New Year!

    Colleen Gorman January 2, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    I follow My Baking Addiction on Facebook and it’s fantastic!!

    Cindy Jensen January 2, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    I followed silhouette on Facebook.

    Marilyn January 2, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    I would use this to decorate cute tags for all my gifted baked goods!

    Marilyn January 2, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Also, I follow MBA on Facebook!

    ashley milller January 2, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    I’m already a follower on FB and I’ve gotten some delicious recipes to add to my collection! Thank you! Hoping to get that Cameo!! =)

    Linda Bumgardner January 2, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    If I won the Silhouette CAMEO, I would use it to help me make the scrapbook for my hubby’s 57th birthday!!!

    Megan Kambic January 2, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    I would make a sign for in my kitchen if I won a silhouette!

    Megan Kambic January 2, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    I follow Silhouette on facebook

    Megan Kambic January 2, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    I follow my baking addiction on facebook

    Megan Kambic January 2, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    I follow silhouette on pinterest

    Megan Kambic January 2, 2012 at 10:48 pm

    I follow my baking addiction on pinterest

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    I’d love to make shirts for me and my girls!

    Elain Ponce De Leon January 2, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    1st project = daughters 1st birthday in March. The Cameo would be used heavily!!

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    I follow silhouette on fb.

    Elain Ponce De Leon January 2, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    I “like” MBA on Facebook

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    I follow my baking addiction on fb.

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    I follow my baking addiction on fb.

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    I shared on my fb page.

    jen p January 2, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    I would love to make some vinyl letters for my walls.

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    I follow silhouette on pinterest.

    Melinda T January 2, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    I follow you on pinterest.

    kimberly anderson January 2, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    If I win a Silhouette Cameo I would make new storage bins and make the tags for the front.

    jen p January 2, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    Have liked Nba for a while

    kimberly A January 2, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    I’m following mba on fb!

    kimberly A January 2, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    Following silhouette on fb!

    Jessica Olsen January 2, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    If I won a Silhouette Cameo, my first project would be to make a “family rules” sign!

    Jessica Olsen January 2, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    I like My Baking Addiction on Facebook!

    kimberly a January 2, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    Shared silhouette giveaway on fb

    Jessica Olsen January 2, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    I like Silhouette on Facebook!

    Kim b January 2, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    Oh I would totally start going crazy on valentines day cards! ;)

    Leslie Yang January 2, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    I’d design stencils for a new felt wrist cuff design.

    diane Clasaddle January 2, 2012 at 11:24 pm

    Love making cakes and would like a new way of decorating to make them extra special.

    Leslie Yang January 2, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    Followed silhouette on pinterest!

    valerie page January 2, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Liked on silhouette facebook and pinterest. sooooooo want to win!!!!!

    Ellen Pool January 2, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    I liked Silhouette om Facebook

    Ellen Pool January 2, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    I liked My Baking Addiction on Facebook.

    Ellen Pool January 2, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    I shared this on FB

    Ellen Pool January 2, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    I am now following Silhouette on Pinterest.

    Leslie Yang January 2, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Followed my baking addiction on pinterest!

    Ellen Pool January 2, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    I am now following My Baking Addiction on Pinterest.

    Melinda Ramsey January 2, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    I would make Vinyl Wall Art…

    Melinda Ramsey January 3, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Love my baking addiction

    Melinda Ramsey January 3, 2012 at 12:12 am

    Following you all the way on pinterest..I love that website!

    Jen P January 3, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Have liked Silhouette on FB for a while now.

    Jen p January 3, 2012 at 8:05 am

    Have been following Silhouette on Pinterest for a while now. Love their product.

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