Create your own Hand-Lettered Temporary Tattoos with this free Silhouette Cut File! This post may contain affiliate links. I only recommend products I use and love! 🙂
Trying out the Silhouette Tattoo Paper has been on my to-do list for, oh, years. But I finally got around to it and it’s so fun!
I sat down to letter some fun designs and phrases that I thought would make great tattoos.
**Download the free cut file here**
- Personal use only, please. Anything you sell is considered commercial use. My designs are ©Dawn Nicole Designs, LLC. If you’re interested in using this file commercially, just email me.
- Please note this is a .studio3 file. If you haven’t updated your software, you need to do that first to be able to use this. It’s always a good idea to keep your software up to date! You can update it here.
The file is all set up with the image already mirrored, registration marks, and offset cut lines set. 🙂
Here’s a video on how the Tattoo Paper Works, but I’ll give you a run down as well.
Step One: Print the mirrored image (with registration marks!) using your printer and the white sheet of the tattoo paper. You want the images to print on the shiny side. Let dry.
Step Two: Slowly apply the adhesive sheet (remove green backing) with the scraper tool.
Note on the cut lines: I had to play around with how much to offset the cut lines. You can see how I missed the mark with the first trial. So I decreased the offset…way too much. In the end, I went with with a minor offset that shows a bit but cuts much better. You can delete my cut lines, use the trace function and play around with how much the cut lines are offset so they cut to your liking.
These cut lines along with the registration mark tell your machine where to cut.
Step 3: Set your machine to the Tattoo Paper settings (blade level 5, speed 3, double cut) and let it go to work doing the cutting.
Step four: To use the tattoos, take the cut tattoo and peel away the clear plastic layer exposing the adhesive. Apply adhesive side down to skin and press with a wet cloth for 10-15 seconds or until paper backing slides off easily (and it does!).
And now you have fresh ink. 😉
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