Birch Hello and Welcome sign

It’s easy to create custom home decor and signs using wood sheets and Adhesive rolls. These products work so well with electronic cutters. We had a friend who wanted to create a welcome sign for her front door and also subtly let solicitors knows to please stay away. She designed a darling ‘HELLO’ and small ‘no soliciting’ cut file to use with her Silhouette Cameo and a White Birch Adhesive roll. The adhesive on the rolls is permanent and was a great product to use in this outdoor space.

Supplies for the ‘Hello, No Soliciting sign’: White Birch adhesive roll, Hello Cut file, Silhouette cutting machine, Level, Ruler and Pencil.

‘Hello sign’ Instructions:

1. Typeset your phrase in your Silhouette software.

2. Place White Birch Adhesive Roll onto Silhouette cutting mat.

3. Cut your design into the White Birch Adhesive Roll using a Silhouette.

4. Carefully peel your cut White Birch Adhesive Roll letters and adhere lightly in place. Remember to clean your surface of any dust or debris before adhering the White Birch . We used a level and a ruler when aligning and placed each letter. Tip: start with the center letter and work your way out to ensure more even spacing. Draw a level pencil line ahead of time to help with placement.

Note: Wood rolls have permanent adhesive and are NOT recommended for walls. Damage may occur.

5. Firmly rub your letters into place onto your clean surface.

Pretty Pinwheels with Real Cherry wood

We love to try new things with wood sheets. wood sheets are flexible and are an excellent material use for three-dimensional projects. These pretty pinwheels came together in a snap and using wood adds an earthy touch to a fun spring icon. Dress up a package, card or your next project with these fun pinwheels.

Supplies for the ‘Pinwheels’: Cherry wood sheet, Patterned Paper, Coordinating buttons to match pattern paper, Brads, Pinwheel shape from Silhouette, Silhouette cutting machine, hot glue, glue gun, and adhesive.

‘Pinwheel’ Instructions:

1. Using the Pinwheel shape from Silhouette, cut three pinwheels from Cherry wood adhesive sheets and one pinwheels from your patterned paper.

2. Line up two of the cut Cherry wood pinwheels back-to-back, adhesive to adhesive side, stick together.

3. Next line up one cut Cherry wood pinwheel and the cut pinwheel from your patterned paper.

4. Insert a brad in the center of your Cherry wood pinwheel. Roll fold each corner to the center of the pinwheel and fold brad ends to hold into place. Repeat this process with your patterned paper pinwheel.

5. Hot glue a coordinating button to the center of each pinwheel to cover up your brad.

Love Ya card using Real wood accents

We send love notes all year long. wood sheets make wonderful accents for any card. Thought bubbles are a trendy and fun way to let others know you are thinking of them. We used various pieces of wood sheets to create the thought bubble accents on our card. Send a sweet note to someone you love today.

Supplies for the ‘Love Ya’ Card: Cherry wood sheet, Birch wood sheet, Rustic Birch wood sheet, thought bubble red heart embellishment, red ribbon, book print paper, kraft card stock, Die-cutting machine, Thought Bubble dies, Love Ya stamp, Brown Ink, foam dimensionals, and adhesive.

‘Love Ya’ Card Instructions:

1. Cut a piece of kraft card stock to 5″ x 1o”. Score and fold in half for your card base.

2. Cut a piece of book print paper to 5″ x 3-1/2″. Adhere to left side of card.

3. Using your die-cut machine and Thought Bubble dies cut out one Cherry wood, one Birch wood, and one Rustic Birch thought bubble. Note – use a variety of shapes to create visual interest.

4. Stamp ‘Love Ya” in brown ink onto the die-cut piece of Birch wood sheet.

5. Arrange your thought bubbles on the front of your card, including the red heart thought bubble embellishment. Remove adhesive backing from die-cut wood sheet thought bubbles and adhere to card as you had previously arranged. Adhere the red heart thought bubble embellishment with a foam dimensional.

6. Tie a piece of red ribbon around the bottom of the card.

Mother’s Day gift and card made with Real Wood

We love using the Silhouette with wood sheets, they are the perfect pair! We used various wood sheets and the Silhouette Cameo to easily create most of our Mother’s day ensemble.  Treat your mom to a handmade gift or card that looks elaborate but really is quite simple to create.

Supplies for the ‘Mother’s Day Floral Wood Cut’ Card: Cherry wood sheet, rose card stock, Mother’s Day floral card from Silhouette, Silhouette cutting machine, foam dimensionals, and adhesive.

‘Mother’s Day Floral Wood Cut’ Card Instructions:

1. Using your Silhouette, cut the Mother’s Day Floral card onto a 12″ x 12″ sheet of paper backed Cherry wood. Cut the card shape as is, do not scale or alter.

2. Cut a piece of rose card stock to 4-7/8″ x 10-3/4″. Score and fold in half.  Corner round your card edges to match the cut card shape.

3. Layer your image cut 12″ x 12″ sheet of paper backed Cherry  wood onto the cut piece of rose card stock using foam dimensionals and adhesive.

Supplies for the ‘Rustic Birch’ Vase: Rustic White Birch roll and inexpensive smooth glass cylinder vase.

‘Rustic White Birch’ Vase Instructions:

1. Cut a the width and length of your Rustic White Birch roll to the height and diameter of your vase. Our vase is 8 -1/2″ high and used 11-1/4″ inches of length to wrap.

2. Remove the paper liner from the adhesive backed Rustic White Birch roll. Wrap around your vase, starting from the edge and work your way around the vase. Flatten and smooth the Rustic White Birch roll as you go, slightly overlapping as the ends meet. Our Rustic White Birch rolls are adhesive backed which make applying a wood veneer to smooth surfaces super easy.

This vase would be beautiful without any additional embellishment. However, we just couldn’t stop and added a stamped and colored tag for personalization. We used more of our Cherry wood to coordinate with our card.

Fill the vase will fresh flowers or fill with paper flowers like we did. Follow the Silhouette tutorial here on how to create these fabulous paper tulips.

Happy Mother’s Day!