36 Responses to Laminated Labels with your Silhouette

    • I know, my poor label maker has been sitting in a drawer collecting dust for a while now…it’s so much more fun to use a Silhouette!

    • Haha I know, I think my husband gave me a funny look when I told him I wanted one for Christmas…they just don’t understand our need for fun toys like this ;-)

  1. These are AMAZING! I love knowing that this is something that can be done because my friend actually commissioned me to make her some labels recently and I wasn’t sure how I was going to make them last! Great job on these!

    • Isn’t that always the case?? This is only my second project with my laminator, I’ve got a bunch more projects on my list too!

  2. I got a laminator on amazon too!! What thickness pouches did you use – 3mm? (I also bought 5 mm and 7 mm for some projects). Thanks!

  3. Thank you so much for posting this tutorial. It worked perfectly. I needed to cut out 54 arrows, laminate them and then cut them out of the laminating paper. This tutorial has saved me hours! Thank you!!

  4. Despite desperately trying everything possible, my cameo WOULD NOT and I mean WOULD NOT cut my laminated stuff ( I have the same exact laminator as you do) :( I had to give up before I threw the thing from seeing the constant “registration mark error”. I swear this thing works when it wants to!

    • You know, that happens to me sometimes too. I wish I could say I had a fix-it-all solution, but you’re right, those machines sometimes have a mind of their own! Sometimes shining a flashlight on the paper while it’s reading the registration marks works, or sometimes just unloading the page, shifting it slightly one way or the other, then reloading it works. But every once and a while I just have to turn it off and walk away…usually when I come back to it the next day it works fine!

  5. I know this is an older post but somehow I just recently stumbled onto the world that is planner clips and I knew I could do this with my Silhouette Cameo, I just couldn’t figure out the recut the laminate part.

    I don’t have a PixScan mat so I’m super happy to see this alternative.

    • So glad this was helpful for you, Susan! I actually do have a PixScan mat but I still find this method easier and more reliable. I’ve used this method many times, I love the perfect little laminated cards I end up with…the Type A side of me loves it, haha.

  6. Has anyone had success with 10mil (250 micron) laminate. I got it to cut 5mil (125microns). I was playing with settings but I haven’t been able to get more than half way through. I do have a deep cut blade but haven’t used it for fear of breaking it. I looked at settings and couldn’t work out how to get it in the software to go higher than 10.
    Help!

  7. THANK YOU SO MUCH for this awesome tutorial! I have a PixScan mat but never seem to be successful with it. So this worked BEAUTIFULLY to make name tags for my murder mystery party!

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