Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Creating a Shaped Edge Card in Silhouette Studio

Creating unique designs in the Silhouette Studio software does not have to be hard.The more that you do it, the more comfortable you will get in the Silhouette software and before long you will be using the tools without a second thought. Recently a question was asked on my Silhouette Secrets+ Facebook Group on how… Continue reading Creating a Shaped Edge Card in Silhouette Studio

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Silhouette Library Issues

We troubleshoot thousands of issues each week on social media and one of the questions we see often is about Library issues. Most times it is a simple fix if the steps are followed properly. One of the common ones we see is when a user's library is showing as "Working Offline" in the bottom… Continue reading Silhouette Library Issues

Silhouette, Siser, Uncategorized

SVG Merge – a Neat Tool To Save Time!

Just a quick post to share a very neat tool that I find is going to save me a lot of time in the future! Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through… Continue reading SVG Merge – a Neat Tool To Save Time!

Curio, Uncategorized

Silhouette Software Updates – Curio & Alta Owners

Changes. No one really likes them, but they are a fact of life! That is no different in the Silhouette Studio software. Today I am sharing a new change in the Silhouette Studio software in versions of v4.5 and higher. This change affects Curio & Alta owners most, but all users will notice a new… Continue reading Silhouette Software Updates – Curio & Alta Owners

Curio, Silhouette classes, Uncategorized

New Silhouette Curio Acrylic Etching Class Released

I've just released this new Silhouette Curio Beginner Acrylic Etching Class on theSilhouette Secrets+ Teachable site! This new Curio etching class has been designed to show how the Silhouette Studio software has changed in v4.5 software (don't worry, you do NOT need to update), but I show you how it has changed.And I designed this… Continue reading New Silhouette Curio Acrylic Etching Class Released

Curio, Silhouette classes, Uncategorized

Silhouette Curio Chalkboard Class

This is not something I do often, well in fact, it's the first time ever!I just published one of my step-by-step Silhouette Curio classes to theSilhouette Secrets+ YouTube channel. It can also be found for Free on my Silhouette Secrets+ Teachable site HERE, if you prefer not to watch through YouTube. This is a rare… Continue reading Silhouette Curio Chalkboard Class

Silhouette classes, Uncategorized

January Featured Silhouette Class & More!

Something new I'm starting for 2023 is a featured class each month with a coupon code for that class. This month’s features class is Creating a Custom Knockout Design in Silhouette Studio In this class, you will create your design!I show you how to download an image, trace, work with compound paths, text, offset, and… Continue reading January Featured Silhouette Class & More!

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All Things Silhouette Virtual Conference 2023

Are you looking to learn more about your Silhouette?Join us February 24- 26, 2023 for the next All Things Silhouette Virtual Conference! I am so excited to be teaching another class at the All Things Silhouette Virtual Conference.Not only do I get to teach but I also get to attend and learn from some of… Continue reading All Things Silhouette Virtual Conference 2023

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New Craft Favorite Tools to use with Silhouette and other cutting machines!!!

Short and sweet today but I'm so excited to share this with you! A few weeks back I posted about a great gift idea for a crafter.Tool Kits - check out that post HERE! I've been using the tools and I'm in love with a few in particular. This week I shared a new YouTube… Continue reading New Craft Favorite Tools to use with Silhouette and other cutting machines!!!

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Silhouette Studio & a New Computer

New computer - Now what? Are you a Silhouette owner and just got a new computer? Not sure where to go from there? It is pretty easy to get setup and running with a new computer and I'm going to share a few tips. First when you get a new computer, be prepared that it… Continue reading Silhouette Studio & a New Computer

Silhouette

Silhouette “Secret” to Working with an Uncolored Design

Have you ever opened up a design file and it was not filled with color or did not look like the thumbnail image of the design? Today I'm sharing a quick video tutorial on the Silhouette Secrets+ YouTube channel on how you can easily work with these types of files and why they may open… Continue reading Silhouette “Secret” to Working with an Uncolored Design

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New updates to Silhouette America!

I wanted to share some information that is new on the Silhouette America website! I do think it is something all Silhouette users can benefit from it! What's New? New Silhouette Knowledge Base has now been updated on the Silhouette America website. I know, most won't be as excited about it as I am, but… Continue reading New updates to Silhouette America!

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Color Changing Sublimation Mugs

I love trying new things! Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through the links I have provided. The price you pay for the product or service is not higher but I may… Continue reading Color Changing Sublimation Mugs

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How to Cut Multiple Colors at Once with Silhouette

This is a technique that I use with every single project I have that requires multiple colors to be cut. I find it saves me time, materials, and adhesive on my cutting mat since I'm only using smaller sections at a time and not ripping full sheets off the mat each time. Check out this… Continue reading How to Cut Multiple Colors at Once with Silhouette

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How to Apply Vinyl Straight on Acrylic Panels

Today I'm sharing another acrylic sign décor project and how I made it. Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through the links I have provided. The price you pay for the product… Continue reading How to Apply Vinyl Straight on Acrylic Panels

Silhouette, Uncategorized

Gift Idea for a Crafter

Just popping in really quick to share a new video I released on YouTube sharing some new tools from Crafter Cuts that would be a perfect gift idea for a crafter friend or even yourself!Who doesn't need more tools handy when creating? Check out the video HERE on my Silhouette Secrets+ YouTube Channel to see… Continue reading Gift Idea for a Crafter

Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Fall Decor with Oracal 651

Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through the links I have provided. The price you pay for the product or service is not higher but I may get compensated for sharing. First,… Continue reading Fall Decor with Oracal 651

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Unboxing a StarCraft 8 in 1 Heat Press

Today I'm excited to share a new tool I've received in my studio.I will be unboxing a StarCraft 8-in-1 Heat Press but in a little bit different fashion. First, let's get all the disclaimers out of the way. Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying… Continue reading Unboxing a StarCraft 8 in 1 Heat Press

Silhouette, Uncategorized

Silhouette Studio v4.5 Updates – SVG Files Opening Blank

Recently there has been a new update rolled out by Silhouette America for the Silhouette Studio software. This is version 4.5 of the software and if your program is set to check for updates, you may have already received a little notification that a new update is available to install. The great part is that… Continue reading Silhouette Studio v4.5 Updates – SVG Files Opening Blank

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Layered Mandala with Silhouette

Paper crafting is how I started using cutting machines over 17 years ago. Today I am sharing a project I posted about in 2020 that is still one of my favorites. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This Wine Scene Vineyard… Continue reading Layered Mandala with Silhouette

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5 Tips for the Silhouette Auto Sheet Feeder

Silhouette Auto Sheet Feeder Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through the links I have provided. The price you pay for the product or service is not higher but I may get… Continue reading 5 Tips for the Silhouette Auto Sheet Feeder

Siser

New Release from Siser – Juliet

If you follow me on social media you may have seen that I've been testing a new machine called the Siser Juliet cutting machine. While I've been bringing you Silhouette information for years, my experience in the craft industry has also lead to new connections and I've been getting requests to test products because of… Continue reading New Release from Siser – Juliet

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Silhouette Print and Cut with Waterslide

Do you try new things? At some point, you must have!No one starts something and knows it from the beginning. At some point, you are a beginner at everything. It's that way with Silhouette, designing, cutting, new materials, and pretty much life! At some point in it, you are a beginner and have never used… Continue reading Silhouette Print and Cut with Waterslide

Silhouette, Uncategorized

How to Install a Legacy Version of Silhouette Studio

Silhouette Studio Legacy Version? Say What? What does "legacy" version mean?It means an older version of the Silhouette Studio software. There are multiple reasons that a user may do this for instance, a software bug that is detrimental to their workflow, their computer cannot handle a new update, or many other reasons that we find… Continue reading How to Install a Legacy Version of Silhouette Studio

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Etched (Engraved) Tumbler with Silhouette

Have you seen the etched powder coated tumblers using CitriStrip? I've seen it popping up on social media and we always like to try something new! It turned out fantastic! I bought all the supplies needed and then set up to record how we did it, whether it was going to turn out or not,… Continue reading Etched (Engraved) Tumbler with Silhouette

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Become a Pro Troubleshooting Your Cameo Pro

The CAMEO Pro was released almost 2 years ago. I am one of the original testers of the CAMEO Pro before it was released and have hundreds of cut hours into this machine. Since the release of the CAMEO Pro, we have troubleshot thousands of user's cut issues. Today I am releasing 2 new series… Continue reading Become a Pro Troubleshooting Your Cameo Pro

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Silhouette, Uncategorized

FREE Tool Chart for Cameo 4, Cameo Plus, and Cameo Pro

Have you ever wanted a handy chart that shows what blades are what?What is each blade used for?Does it need an adapter or does it fit with no adapter?What materials is each designed to cut? Today I wanted to share a free resource that I've created that gives information on the current blades and tools… Continue reading FREE Tool Chart for Cameo 4, Cameo Plus, and Cameo Pro

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Siser EasyColor DTV with Silhouette

Have you heard?If you have been following me on my Facebook or YouTube channels I hope you haven't missed it! Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through the links I have provided.… Continue reading Siser EasyColor DTV with Silhouette

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Back-to-School Goody Bags with Siser DTV

Today I wanted to share the Back-to-School goody bags that I made up for my kids friends group! They have been a hit! This is something that could easily be done for teachers, birthday gifts, girls night out, teenager go bags, a moms gift, or many more ideas! I loaded these up with a few… Continue reading Back-to-School Goody Bags with Siser DTV

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Larger than Mat Projects

Creating a Larger Than Mat Project in Silhouette Studio Have you ever wanted to create a larger than mat project? How do you cut apart an image that is larger than you can print or larger than you can cut on your Silhouette machine mat? This was a question asked on my Silhouette Secrets+ Facebook… Continue reading Larger than Mat Projects

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What that means is that I may receive compensation if you purchase through the links I have provided. The price you pay for the product or service is not higher but I may get compensated for sharing. Last… Continue reading Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

Let's Explore v4, Silhouette

Silhouette Cutting Strip

There are several things you can do for your Silhouette machine maintenance. In 2021, I published a tutorial on several things you can do to keep your machines in good condition. Check out the Silhouette Machine Maintenance tutorial HERE. One of those things I touched on was the cutting strip on the Silhouette machines. I… Continue reading Silhouette Cutting Strip

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Silhouette Design Tab PDF Diagram

Just dropping in for a quick refresher on the PDF Diagram of the Design Tab in the Silhouette Studio software. Download this to your computer and open it.Then click on the blue links to be taken to more in-depth information on each of the tools or features. Print it for a visual reference while working… Continue reading Silhouette Design Tab PDF Diagram

Silhouette, Uncategorized

New! Start Here – A to Z

Lots of things happening behind the scenes, which means that things are happening, but I can't share until they are ready to publish. One of those things has been on my to-do list much longer than I want to admit. That is a site map for the Silhouette Secrets+ blog. I have been writing tutorials… Continue reading New! Start Here – A to Z

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Print and Cut as a Pattern in Silhouette

Just a quick post to send a note on a new YouTube video tutorial I just released today. This is Part 2 to the Triple Mat Card using Silhouette Studio tutorial I posted last week. If you have not viewed that tutorial yet, I would recommend checking it out first.Find it HERE. Affiliate links may… Continue reading Print and Cut as a Pattern in Silhouette

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Triple Mat Card with Silhouette

I love being able to recreate just about anything in the Silhouette Studio software! I've seen the triple mat technique in the stamping community for many, many years and even created cards with stamps using this same effect. Today we are going to take a look at how we can easily recreate this look with… Continue reading Triple Mat Card with Silhouette

Silhouette, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

New Silhouette video tutorial

Just a quick note to let you know I released a new Silhouette video tutorial this week. Check out how to create this triple mat stacked look in Silhouette Studio on my YouTube channel HERE Check out the description on the video for links to the supplies used in the video and more information on… Continue reading New Silhouette video tutorial

Silhouette, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

3 ways to distress the edges of a photo

Have you ever wanted to soften the edges of a photo or distress the edges of a photo so it's not such a sharp edge? Blue words in this tutorial are linked to more information on that particular topic. Click on the word and it will open a new window with a tutorial on that… Continue reading 3 ways to distress the edges of a photo

Designing in Silhouette Studio, Silhouette, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

New Silhouette Class Released

Creating a Custom Knockout Design in Silhouette Studio New Silhouette class available on my Teachable site HERE. This class is one I created for the May 2022 All Things Silhouette Conference and it was a hit! The attendees took the class ideas and ran with it. I loved seeing all of their creations and it… Continue reading New Silhouette Class Released

Curio, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Etched Acrylic Décor Class Released

New! I've just released the a new Silhouette Curio class on my Teachable site! Etched Acrylic Decor with the Silhouette Curio Not only do we set up to etch on acrylic, but I also share how to cut adhesive vinyl on the Curio and why I added it onto this project. Check it out HERE… Continue reading Etched Acrylic Décor Class Released