a Mustache, a Silhouette Discount, and a Silhouette CAMEO Giveaway!!

Happy {Giveaway} Thursday!! Yep, I’m hosting ANOTHER Silhouette CAMEO Giveaway today! yay! {can you tell i love giving away my fave crafting tool??} And I’m sharing with you a fun little mustache craft I made. Its bound to make you giggle!

Mustache Craft

I mustache you a question

I mustache you a question, would you like a chance to win a Silhouette CAMEO today?

bahaha! Sorry, I couldn’t resist!


mustaches still make me giggle whenever I see them. {yeah, i know. real mature.} and this rhinestone mustache pretty much makes my day.

I used my Silhouette CAMEO to create a rhinestone template. The Rhinestone Starter kit comes with everything you need to add some bling to your crafts!

Silhouette Discount

silhouette discount

Already have a CAMEO?

This promo is valid thru June 28, 2012.

How to Use a CAMEO to create Rhinestone Template

How to use Silhouette Rhinestones

  1. Cut out your rhinestone design {with the green side facing up} using your Silhouette. *NOTE: do not resize the rhinestone design in Silhouette Studio.
  2. Remove the rhinestone template material off leaving the small circle cutouts behind. To do this, peel one corner back and rip it off as fast as you can. Trust me. It works. BUT if you’re like me and think, oh I don’t need to rip it off that fast, you’ll end up picking out the small circles with your finger nail or hook tool. So learn from my mistake and just rip it off fast! Then apply the template to the rhinestone backer board. {the thick white board}
  3. Brush the rhinestones into the holes with the brush that is included with the starter kit. But I won’t lie, I licked the tip of my finger and used it as well! hehe You want the rhinestones to be right side up in the template.
  4. After all the rhinestones are in place in your design, cover your design with a piece of rhinestone transfer tape. Peel off the transfer tape and it will bring all the rhinestones with it. Then position the rhinestone design where you want it.
  5. Put a piece of fabric or pressing cloth {i used a scrap piece of muslin} over your design and press down for 45-60 seconds. Manual says to use wool setting, I used a medium heat. Pull back transfer tape and if rhinestone pull over, iron for longer. Then turn the garment over and press the other side for 45-60 seconds to pull the rhinestone adhesive into the fabric.

rhinestone mustache

I put my rhinestone mustache on natural colored linen that had a bit of a rugged texture. Very fitting for a rhinestone mustache, huh? ha! I layered a piece of batting between 2 layers of the linen inside the embroidery hoop. The batting gives it a little more shape.

mustache craft

Back to the question I was shaving {hehe} for later, who wants to win a Silhouette CAMEO + Rhinestone Starter Kit??

Silhouette CAMEO giveaway

To enter, use the giveaway widget below:

{please note, if you are reading this in your email, you will need to click here first}

{GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. Winner was announced here.}

Here’s the link to the CAMEO Rhinestone Bundle again in case you missed it!

happy crafting,


PS looking for ways to Re-stick your Silhouette Cutting Mat? check out these 25 tips!

Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1

    That Silhouette looks like SO much fun! If I had one, I’d never get any sleep!

  2. 2

    This looks fantastic. Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. 3

    That mustache is too cute!

    The widget isn’t showing up. :(

  4. 4

    Would love to give this a try!

  5. 6
    Chelsie Peterson

    I would love this!!

  6. 7

    what a fun giveaway! i’m not familiar with rafflecopter. i’m not seeing a widget to enter, unless i click on the text? but that only brings me to register with rafflecopter, which i did… any help appreciated!

  7. 8

    It says the giveaway is already closed! Did I miss it already?!

    1. 8.1

      Hi Amber,
      No you didn’t miss it, it was me! I set the giveaway widget up wrong. oops!! Its fixed now so you should be able to enter. So sorry for the convenience!
      happy crafting,

  8. 9

    Now its working!

  9. 10

    Thanks for the chance to win! I love mustaches also. =]

  10. 11

    I so would love to have one of these machines! I told the hubby that is my next machine!

  11. 12

    Oh the things I could do with this machine! Myself and the rest of the OREGON DUCK FANS out there would be SO happy if I won. This would make my life so much easier to make my DUCK signage. And that mustache is way too cute! :)

  12. 14
    Marjory @ elk dresses

    I would love to learn to do the glass etching!

  13. 15
    Tabitha N

    Love this stache project. My grandpa always had a handlebar one and anytime I see these kinds of projects reminds me of him. He passed when I was young but this is one of the great memories I remember. LOL Thanks for sharing and for the giveaway.

  14. 16

    I would trade my cricut in, in a heart beat for a Silhouette! thank you so doing a giveaway!!!

  15. 17
    Jennifer Bateman

    i love this idea with the mustache!!

  16. 18

    You make it look so easy, but I have a feeling I’d mess it up royally…..I’d still like to try though!

  17. 19

    I am loving this machine. I no longer have a Cricut because I lot my job and we had to pay rent… :-( So I super duper hope I win! I miss crafting. :-(

  18. 21

    very cute project!!!

  19. 22

    THANKS FOR THE OPPORTUNITY!!! This is the cutest craft everrrrr

  20. 23

    THANKS FOR THE OPPORTUNITY!!! This is the cutest craft everrrrr

  21. 24

    I have been saving up for one of these, but that is going very slowly. Too many other bills to pay. I would love to have the Cameo.

  22. 25

    This is adorable and would be cute in an office or lil’ boys room(;
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  23. 26

    I am still trying to get my pantry and closet labeled!

  24. 27

    Thanks so much for the chance to win a Cameo.

  25. 28
    Tracy S

    I want to learn how to use T-shirt vinyl! thanks for the chance to win!

  26. 29

    widget isn’t working for me :( I would LOVE a Cameo – and the Rhinestone starter kit would be fabulous for ‘glaming up’ all KINDS of things!

  27. 30
    Susan Krauss

    I really want to cheer up my laundry room and the Cameo would make easy work of that! Crossin’ my fingers! : )

  28. 31

    I hope I win! I’d love one of these:)

  29. 32

    I love the rhinestone applications–that would be fun to learn!

  30. 33
    Elizabeth Walter

    I would love to win the Cameo Silhouette!! I seriously have sooo many things planned for this amazing machine!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  31. 34
    Martha Schultz

    I LOVE the mustache. I have 4 boys so I would definitely use this !

  32. 35

    Looks pretty cool. I have not used one of these before—-would welcome the chance to do so ANYTIME, especially if I would win it!

  33. 36

    Done! I think this is the coolest thing ever! Crossing my fingers.

  34. 37
    Katie Amberson

    I want to learn how to do it ALL!! Everytime I see someone post something about what they made with one I say “Ooooooh! I want to make that!”
    Thanks for the chance to win!!

  35. 38
    Sandra Douma

    Great tutorial
    Tip: you can use the rhinestone template with the children, instead of rhinestones use the template with Perla Pen ( scrapbook/ card making department) or acrylic puff paint ( they have for textile as well) , that way the children can do all by themselves and no need of ironing
    For perfect round shapes and no tip points, tap a few times from underneath your project
    And for baby cloths I believe the paint would be much better

  36. 39

    I would LOVE to give the Cameo a try…..you consistently show so many cute and unique ways to use it.

  37. 40

    I would like to learn to cut with vinyl and print to make subway art, appliqué’s..a LOT of things actually!! :)


    PS..lol your play on words cracked me up!! hahaha

  38. 41
    Kimberly L

    This is one go the BEST machine I ever see! I will love to have one. All the great ideas I see!

  39. 42
    Rebecca W

    I would like to learn what I need to do to adjust pressure and cutting settings so I don’t rip papers when cutting intricate designs.

  40. 43

    I love the idea of making templates with the cameo!! I would soo love to win one!!

  41. 44

    I would love a Cameo. It would be fun to create different things and my daughter would love to help too. Thanks for hosting the giveaway.

  42. 45

    I would love this to do all sorts of Celtic rhinestone designs!

  43. 46
    Angela Hardy

    I want one of these so bad I can taste it!

  44. 47
    Kathy Ammons

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a Cameo. Love this project!

  45. 48

    I am so dreaming of this machine (but who isn’t hahaha) Thanks so much for always giving away these!

  46. 49

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!!! Fingers crossed!

  47. 50

    This is such a wonderful give away. I have watched these give ways but never thought to enter one because what is the chances. I am hoping to win this for a very wonderful woman who truly deserves this for a gift! She cares for everyone but herself!