Who doesn't love stickers?  From Lisa Frank to the gold stars you get for doing great on your homework, stickers are just plain awesome.  What makes them even better?  Designing them yourself!  Here are the steps you can take to design, print, and cut out your own stickers using a Silhouette machine!

Step 1: Supplies

I used the Silhouette Cameo because I could.  The other option is to just print stickers off on the printer and then use a scissors or exacto to cut them out.
Hello i have a question. How do u print and cut the sticker with color?? Is cameo silhouette can print with colored?? Because im try to make a tag for my favors using portrait silhouette... thanks
<p>The silhouette doesn't actually do the printing. You'll have to create the document in the silhouette program and then you can send it to your printer with the program. This will print the cut lines in it so you can then feed this into your silhouette machine and it will know where to cut :) So, as long as your printer can do color, you should be good to go!</p>
What document in the silhouette program it is??
<p>Just whatever document you create. You can bring in pictures to print and cut out or try to draw your own or even just use text.</p>
So if i send it to printer how its going to have a cut line so when i return it in silhouette its gonna cut ryt??
<p>When you design it in the Silhouette program, you need to design both the sticker and the cut lines. The steps above should cover this depending on how you want your end sticker to look. Then, when you send it to the printer, it prints lines on the outside of the page so when you feed it back into the machine it will use those lines to determine where to cut the stickers based on the cut lines you already put on the sticker designs.</p>
<p>Thank you so much for the tutorial! Everything works except my cuts. My cameo is totally missing the cut lines and cutting the pattern right through my design. I am using registration marks and aligning correctly on the mat, but only once has it cut perfectly on the lines. I am ruining a lot of materials with trying over and over. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!</p>
<p>In this image you can see how I offset the cut line to accommodate for how my machine was cutting.</p>
<p>From my experience, it never cuts right where you think it will. Your options are to try to recalibrate it (which I think you can do) and/or do a test print using regular printer paper (always test with cheaper printer paper) and do a test cut. Look at how much it is off and in what direction and move your cut lines to match up with how far off it is. Once you've adjusted where the cut lines go, reprint it on printer paper and recut it with these new cut lines. Even if your cutting isn't accurate to right on the line, it should work once you offset it to the way your machine is cutting.</p><p>That make sense?</p>
<p>The cameo/portrait can print colors as well as cut? I'm looking at getting a portrait but I didn't think it could print, just cut.</p>
<p>it just cuts. you have to print out on your printer with registration marks then load into your silhouette machine for cutting.</p>
Nice work.
I ha ve created vinyl stickers for my car. and have created stencils for etching glasses. I love these cutters
<p>They are so much fun!</p>
I love it - this is awesome!!!
Thank you :D
It's great seeing Instructibles using a silhouette machine. &nbsp;(I'd love to see a contest dedicated to silhouette projects)<br> <br> I enjoy seeing what others make with their machine and hope to be seeing more ideas like this in the future.<br> <br> thanks for sharing!
Glad you enjoyed! You should take a look at my account, I have many more projects using the Silhouette, I just love it!
Do you know how to calibrate the printer the the silhouette?
I have tried doing that once and it didn't seem to make a difference to me. Of course I could have done it wrong. <a href="http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/faq/solution/calibrating-the-silhouette-for-proper-print-cut-registration-alignment">Here</a> is where I got the directions for how to do it.
I love it! I could really get into labeling everything in my craft room that way! So fun! Thanks :)
Hope you have fun making stickers :)

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