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Sunday, 21 August 2016

I'm finally getting the hang of this!

Hi peeps...

As some of you know, it has taken me a while to get to grips with my Silhouette Cameo (18 months to be precise) and it had been gathering dust in the corner as I was too scared to use it! lol.. I know..daft isn't it? Anyway.. I was fed up with it waving at me from the corner and sulking.. so I decided a couple of weeks back that I couldn't let the damned thing beat me and I was going to learn how to use it.. finally!

So.. with lots or trials, tears and tribulations.. yes that's right.. tears... of frustration! Lol.. well I have finally managed to cut some half decent pages. I can't say I am an expert but at least I am getting a few pages out of it.. hopefully I will learn a lot more as time goes on but at least I'm not actually afraid of it now.. at last!

So without further ado.. here is one I worked on today at a crop I attended.

It is based on this sketch here from Me and Mines blog, run by my friend Sue who has a great ability of drawing sketches for us all to get our teeth in to each month..

and I made this layout

which I am also entering in the More than Words August challenge too
 As you can see I added 'Friends' in the title and I used lots of circles..cut, of course, on my Cameo! Hurrah!

Anyway.. the other layout will be shared in the fullness of time.. but for now it's bedtime for me.. so goodnight all.. sweet dreams everyone.



  1. Such a fabulous interpretation of our challenge Elaine and good on you for mastering your Cameo too. Love what you have done here, you have really embraced the whole circle theme. Love those pics too. Thanks for playing along with us at More Than Words. ❤️❤️

  2. Well...let me tell you, it was worth dusting off the silhouette and firing her up. I love your circle element! Thanks so much for joining us at More Than Words, and now that the silhouette is warmed up and ready to go, i hope to see you join us in future challenges.

  3. Wow wow wow! Thank you so much for using my sketch to make one fabulous page!
    Sue @ Me&Mine x

  4. Amazing page!! LOVE the colors and the way you used the sketch!! WOW!!

  5. Wow - you cut those on a Cameo? You sure seem to be mastering it. This is fantastic! Thanks for joining in at More Than Words this month.

  6. Love your page. I love my cameo, so happy that you are starting to as well.

  7. I now have Cameo envy! Gorgeous page, Elaine looking forward to seeing more Cameo wizardry soon.

  8. Beautiful page…this is amazing…love the silhouette…wowww….Thank you so very much for playing along at More than Words this month…xx

  9. Lovely! Thank you for playing along with us at More Than Words

  10. This frame is simply fantastic !! GREAT layout Elaine! Thank you so much for joining us at More than Words !!

  11. WOW! You did an awesome job with the cameo! Fabulous circles background! Thank you for playing along with us at More Than Words!

  12. Gorgeous diecut!! You've mastered your Silhouette! I rarely use mine mostly out of laziness lol! Thanks for playing along with us this month at MTW! :)