16 Feb 2017

Drawing on Wooden Discs with the Silhouette Curio™

Hello,  This week I've been using my Silhouette Curio™ to decorate blank wooden discs over on the Silhouette UK Blog.  I used some flat wooden disks from Hobbycraft, a pack of the new Silhouette Sketch pens and my Silhouette Curio™.  

My instructions show how to make a template for accurate placement of the designs onto the discs, which would also work for engraving as well as drawing.


Flat Wooden Discs (1.5"/3.8cm circles)

Silhouette Sketch Pens in Brown (NEW Naturals)

Silhouette Curio™ with Regular-sized Base and Cutting Mat

Silhouette Chipboard, or thick card

Downloaded Seaside Designs (#27917, #84503, #46674, #43866 or similar)

Small Drawstring Bag in Canvas or Hessian

I made sufficient of the discs so that they could be used to play the following games

1. For a simple Snap/Pairs game:
Two or more sets with a minimum of one set of designs for each player. Lay out an equal number of discs face down in a grid pattern in front of each player. Take turns to reveal one disc, and the player who calls snap correctly when a pair is revealed keeps the pair. The winner is the player with the most discs when one player has no discs left.

2. For a Matching Activity (for a younger child):
Making a larger number of discs with a single design, print out a complete set of the discs on paper and laminate (I used a simple screen shot).

I placed the finished discs in a small hessian drawstring bag to complete the rustic look.


  1. These are wonderful, very unusual.
    Linda xxx

    1. Thank you Linda. I've been thinking of ways to incorporate these into my cards too!

  2. that looks great Janet I don't have a silhouette but I see some great things from that.

    Gr Karin

  3. Oh wow Janet this is amazing. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  4. Great idea Janet - I can visualise many uses for these! Shabneez x

  5. These look fabulous Janet. Such a great idea xx


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