Hello! This morning I’m excited to be joining in another Silhouette challenge with some of my favorite bloggers. Yay! 🙂 This month our theme is all about paper! 🙂 I’ve shared lots of paper projects with my Silhouette, and one of my favorite things to use with paper are the Silhouette Sketch Pens. I’ve shared a Silhouette Sketch Pen tutorial before but today we are going to get fancy! ha! 😉 I’m going to show you how to make a colorful quote using your Silhouette. So keep reading to see how easy it is! 🙂

How to Make a Colorful Quote with your Silhouette #Silhouette #sketchpens GingerSnapCrafts.com

Silhouette Sketch Pens

For this project you’ll need:
your Silhouette
Silhouette Sketch Pens
white cardstock
this image from the Silhouette online store

First you’ll open up this image in your Silhouette software. Size it to fit your frame….mine was a 5×7 frame. So I made my image just a little bit smaller than that. TIP: I didn’t do a screen shot of this but make sure you highlight the quote, click object from the menu bar then ungroup to separate all the words in your image first.


Then you’ll open up the Cut Style Window by clicking the button above the arrow below.


Then by highlighting the whole image & then clicking the no cut button everything will fade. If it’s “faded” your Silhouette will not cut it, or in this case draw that part of the image.


Now you’ll select one word or phrase at at time by highlighting them, & then selecting the cut option. When you do that that set of words will have the dark lines again. Send it to your Silhouette. After you are done with that word select uncut, & then select your next word or group of words. Then repeat the steps. Use a different color Sketch Pen for each set of words you do until you have sent your entire quote over to your Silhouette. TIP: Do not remove your cardstock each time. Leave your paper in your Silhouette between pen colors. This will insure that the alignment stays perfect. 🙂

sketch pen 4

Soon you’ll have a fun colorful quote that looks like this! Pretty neat! 🙂

sketch pen tutorial

How to Make a Colorful Quote with your Silhouette #Silhouette #sketchpens GingerSnapCrafts.com

Here are some of my other favorite paper projects using my Silhouette. 🙂
Click on the pictures to see the full tutorial.

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Now check out some more fun Silhouette paper projects
from some of my favorite bloggers. 🙂 #TheSilhouetteChallenge

The Great Lamp Rescue Barnyard Animal Paper Garland & Party Details Sweet and Simple Easter Bunny Card Owl Theme Baby Shower Ombre Paint Chip Earrings & Free Cut File Spring is Blooming Drop It (Like It's Hot) Hexagon Tray Spruce Up Your RECIPE BOOK Gift Card Giving Free Cut Files Custom outlines for stamps Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Juice Boxes Wine Themed Bridal Shower Learn How To Make A Sewn Paper Garland! Moroccan Thank You Card 3D Flower Spring Wreath For the Love of Paper: Cutting Embellishments Create Your Own St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Wrappers and Toppers Swimming Word Art St. Patrick's Day Lime White Chocolate Chips Cupcakes + Freebie You're invited to a dog party! I'm so Lucky! Spring Wreath with SIlhouette Cut Flowers Tiny Princesses Paper Dolls Colorful Quote with your Silhouette Get Well Bouquet with Persimmon Roses Greeting Card Holder Baby Shower Invitations How-To Create a Custom Pillowbox on Your Silhouette Machine + Free Cut File! Quality Time Jar Matchbox Cover with {FREE CUT FILE} DIY Baby Girl Shower Invitation Candy Alphabet Travel Game Paper Garland Pretty Paper Roses DIY Geometric Heart Journal Hand Made Decorations for a Pirate Party Wedding Shower Gift Heart Map Decoupaged Letters (A scanner + A Silhouette = Spectacular results!) Easter Pop-up Box Card with Sweet Sorbet Designer Paper from Stampin' Up! Better World Greeting Cards Star Wars Silhouette Canvas Monogrammed Gifts Make Printable Gift Wrap with your Silhouette Software Free Printable: Blank Banner with free Silhouette Cut File

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11. Play. Party. Pin. // 12. Everyday Paper // 13. Practically Functional // 14. A Tossed Salad Life // 15. My Favorite Finds // 16. The House on Hillbrook // 17. Adventures in All Things Food // 18. A Glimpse Into Barb’s Life // 19. TitiCrafty // 20. The Experimental Home // 21. feto soap blog // 22. Creative Ramblings // 23. The Stamp Doc // 24. Ginger Snap Crafts // 25. Simply Kelly Designs // 26. Whats Next Ma // 27. unOriginal Mom // 28. Bringing Creativity 2 Life // 29. Cutesy Crafts // 30. My Paper Craze // 31. Create & Babble // 32. Grey Luster Girl // 33. The Sensory Emporium // 34. Lil’ Mrs. Tori // 35. Black and White Obsession // 36. Mama Sonshine // 37. Weekend Craft // 38. Creative Carnival // 39. Peace, Love and Joyce // 40. Tried & True // 41. The Frill of Life // 42. Dragonfly & Lily Pads // 43. Get Silvered // 44. Minted Strawberry

Remember to follow #TheSilhouetteChallenge
every 2nd Monday of the month for more
fun projects & ideas using our Silhouettes. 🙂


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This project & post were created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Ginger Bowie.

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