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Let’s Explore v4 – Color Fonts

Have you seen these new fun designs called Color Fonts? I say "new" but they have been around for quite awhile. These have become very popular in the past year or so and the Silhouette Design Store has quite a selection of them. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Color Fonts

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DIY Halloween Decor with Silhouette

The first thing I'll say is I don't like painting very much. And I have been doing a lot of painting. I am not a patient person in some areas. And watching and waiting for paint to dry is one of them. But, I cannot wait to show you all the projects happening behind the… Continue reading DIY Halloween Decor with Silhouette

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Silhouette – Friday Favorites

As I write this post, it is Friday. And I need Friday! It's been a long week and sometimes I just sit down and the only thing I want to do it turn my brain off and scroll through the new designs in the Silhouette Design Store. No thinking, no schedules, no late assignment notifications… Continue reading Silhouette – Friday Favorites

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Happy 11th Birthday Silhouette!

There is nothing worse then when I see someone comment that they didn't see the Facebook notification or post and missed out on a sale.So a quick post so you don't miss this! Ends October 3rd! Happy Birthday Silhouette! Let's celebrate! Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon… Continue reading Happy 11th Birthday Silhouette!

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Let’s Explore – Silhouette Layered files

I often see posts or comments on files from the Silhouette Design Store that open up like this. Blog post written in Silhouette Studio v4.3.372Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Why? Why does it open with no color?Why are all the… Continue reading Let’s Explore – Silhouette Layered files

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Let’s Explore v4 – Offset & Subtract All

Creating a Layered Design using the Offset & Subtract All in Silhouette Studio There are times with some designs or materials that you do not want to layer on top of each other. For instance, when working with Glitter HTV, it is not recommend by most manufacturers to layer glitter on glitter. In those cases,… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Offset & Subtract All

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Embossing Leather with the Silhouette Curio

I am so excited to be able to release this new video course on embossing leather with the Silhouette Curio! We have held 2 Curio virtual retreats in 2020 and it has been a big hit for Curio projects!Click HERE to go directly to the class or keep on reading for more information. I have… Continue reading Embossing Leather with the Silhouette Curio

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A Fun Card with Silhouette

Have you been joining in on the Silhouette and Michael's free Zoom classes? I have and I am loving them! Blog post written in Silhouette Studio v4.3.372Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This weeks class was with Lori Whitlock and she… Continue reading A Fun Card with Silhouette

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Let’s Explore v4 – Crop tool with Print & Cut stickers

Just a quick post to share a quick tip on using the Crop Tool with Print and Cut stickers that may not be individual pieces. https://youtu.be/eOYKIsox7IM Tutorial written in Silhouette Studio v4.3.372Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The design I used… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Crop tool with Print & Cut stickers

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Let’s Explore – 5 Silhouette Resources

Today I want to provide a few resources that can help you on your Silhouette journey. I call it a journey because there is so much to learn with the Silhouette software and projects, there is really no end. We are all on this journey together and we have all started at the same place… Continue reading Let’s Explore – 5 Silhouette Resources

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Let’s Explore v4 – Weeding Lines

Today, let's talk about weeding and more specifically about weeding lines. Tutorial written in Silhouette Studio v4.3.372Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What is weeding? When someone references weeding with Silhouette, they are talking about taking away the excess material from… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Weeding Lines

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September Specials from Silhouette America

Happy September! I hope this month is the best one yet for everyone reading this! Just a quick post to let you know the new Elite Affiliate special this month from Silhoeutte America. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. From now… Continue reading September Specials from Silhouette America

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New Silhouette machine released – Portrait 3

Every year we hear about new machines or new products being released by Silhouette America. Usually we hear about the new released at the Silhouette Summit, however, this year is no ordinary year as we all know. But that doesn't mean that there is no new news. Today is the day for the release of… Continue reading New Silhouette machine released – Portrait 3

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Let’s Explore v4.4 – Autotrace png files

Tutorial written in Silhouette Studio v4.4.247 The new v4.4 software version was recently released and there are a couple of new features in it. One of those is the auto-tracing of .png files with transparent backgrounds when opened. Now, this is still a new feature and there are still a few quirks with it. Let’s… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4.4 – Autotrace png files

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Let’s Explore v4 – Designs not downloading

Are your Silhouette Design Store files not downloading direct to your Silhouette library? There could be a couple reason why. Let's fix it! Does your software show "Working Offline" in the bottom left corner? Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Since… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Designs not downloading

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Quick post – heads up! Sale & Silhouette project

Just a quick post to share what I had to create this week. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This Wine Scene Vineyard Multi Layer Mandala design by Doesjie, jumped in my cart as soon as I saw it in the… Continue reading Quick post – heads up! Sale & Silhouette project

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Silhouette Curio Get Started Creating Fabulous Projects

The hardest part of creating something is choosing the design that I want to commit to. I was searching for a 50th Anniversary card to create and nothing looked right to me. Then I saw a project on my Silhouette Secrets+ with EllyMae Facebook group that a member was creating and it was an inspiration… Continue reading Silhouette Curio Get Started Creating Fabulous Projects

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Silhouette – A Couple Ways to Save July 14-21st

Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Just a quick post to let you know about the 50% off sale happening from July 14th - 21st in the Silhouette Design Store. Grab Christmas, Winter, and Hanukkah designs for 50% off during this… Continue reading Silhouette – A Couple Ways to Save July 14-21st

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Let’s Explore v4 – Group vs Ungroup

Today, let's explore what does Group and Ungroup mean. Basically, if a design is grouped it means that you have separate pieces of a design that are acting together and move as one object. It can be resized or moved together and the changes apply to all the elements. Ungrouped means that each piece can… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Group vs Ungroup

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Christmas in July – Holiday Ornament

Why not get an early start this year? It hasn't been a typical year yet, right?This year I am creating a Christmas in July ornament! This is the Winter Bird design from the Silhouette Holiday Ornament kit. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from… Continue reading Christmas in July – Holiday Ornament

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Christmas in July – Elite Affiliate Sales

Happy July! What a year this has been for everyone! But, it's time for some Christmas in July news! These are the upcoming sales and specials from Silhouette America that are available when you use an Elite Affiliate code. Enter code SILSECRETS to take advantage of all of these great deals! Affiliate links may be… Continue reading Christmas in July – Elite Affiliate Sales

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Let’s Explore – 3-D designs with Silhouette

I love creating 3-D design with Silhouette!However, taking a 2 dimensional cut file and then assembling it into a 3-D project can be a bit intimidating. And I'll tell you that for anyone, even experienced users, not all projects work the same each time. But, I'll show you a few tips on how I assemble… Continue reading Let’s Explore – 3-D designs with Silhouette

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Let’s Explore – Silhouette Design Store Subscriptions

I've got some great news today that will save you a little bit of money if you are using designs from the Silhouette Design Store. First, let's explore what this all means. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. What is a… Continue reading Let’s Explore – Silhouette Design Store Subscriptions

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Curio Virtual Retreat – Round 2

The first Curio Virtual Retreat was such a success and we had so many requests to do it again, that it is now scheduled for August 14-16, 2020. This event is limited to 40 attendees and the best part is no travel! Right from your own computer, tv, or other viewing source. You work at… Continue reading Curio Virtual Retreat – Round 2

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Let’s Explore Cameo 4 – Tools

This question came up on my Facebook group last week, so let's take a look at the current tools available for the Cameo 4. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Cameo 4 - Tool 1 Tool 1 on the Cameo 4… Continue reading Let’s Explore Cameo 4 – Tools

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Silhouette Online Classes

NEW!!!Curio Beginner Setup & First Cuts with Cardstock & Vinyl class released. Curio Beginner Setup & First Cuts with Cardstock & Vinyl This 1 hour and 12 minute video class includes: - Setting up a design page using a Silhouette file to cut- Setting up the software to cut cardstock- Setting up the Curio to… Continue reading Silhouette Online Classes

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Let’s Explore v4 – The Send Tab – Simple

Today, let's take a look at the Send tab. It has a lot of information in it!In the v4 software, it is located in the top right corner of the program and controls everything about the cut settings. This tutorial is written in v4.3.372 of the Silhouette software. There are 4 different options for working… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – The Send Tab – Simple

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3 ways to use your Silhouette to cut fabric

Today we are going to look at 3 different ways you can cut fabric using your Silhouette machine. The technique that you use may vary depending on the easiest to use and also which Silhouette machine you currently are using. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate… Continue reading 3 ways to use your Silhouette to cut fabric

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Silhouette Elite June Sale

I've been so excited for this month's Silhouette America Elite affiliate sale! Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There are several machine bundles this month. Use code SILSECRETS JUNE to get these savings this month until June 30th! To start with… Continue reading Silhouette Elite June Sale

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Let’s Explore v4 – Eraser Tool

Let's explore the eraser tool today in the Silhouette Studio software. Tutorial created in v4.3.372 To start, the eraser and the knife tool are both very heavy data tools. This is because both of these tools are changing a large amount of data when in use. The computer and software has to reorganize this data… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Eraser Tool

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Layered Mandala files in Silhouette

Have you seen the layered mandala files that have started circulating? They are becoming extremely popular and I'm hooked!Coming into the Silhouette world, I was a papercrafter. What am I saying? I still am a papercrafter, but now I have so many other materials I use as well. These layered mandalas are pretty simple to… Continue reading Layered Mandala files in Silhouette

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Let’s Explore v4 – Free PDF diagram – Updated

Last year I created a free PDF document that is a diagram of the Design Tab in the Silhouette Studio software. Each of the tools and features is labeled and links back to more information on that feature or tool. I have just updated this PDF file, so if you grabbed it before make sure… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Free PDF diagram – Updated

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Let’s Explore v4 – Creating a Card

What inspires you? That may sound like an odd question. But, stop and think about it. Where do you get ideas from? What sparks the creative thoughts flowing? Have you been feeling in a slump lately? With everything going on right now, I am sure that many are not feeling like their peppy selves or… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Creating a Card

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Silhouette Weekly Free Design

Did you know that the Silhouette Design Store has a weekly free cut file? Each week it will vary from a regular cut file, print and cut file, 3D design file, or a cut file from a featured designer. This week it is this awesome 3D Flamingo Box Frame. This is perfect for someone who… Continue reading Silhouette Weekly Free Design

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Let’s Explore – 5 tips for Silhouette users

I've been seeing a lot of frustration on the Silhouette Facebook groups lately and that prompted me to create a list of the 5 most common causes that might cause this frustration. 5 Silhouette Tips Tutorial created in Silhouette Studio v4.3.372 Tip #1 - Make sure the USB cord is plugged in correctly. While this… Continue reading Let’s Explore – 5 tips for Silhouette users

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Silhouette Curio Virtual Retreat Highlights

We just wrapped up the first Silhouette Curio Virtual retreat this past weekend that was hosted by Terri Johnson Creates and it was a success! 3 days of diving into Curio projects that included metal etching, acrylic etching, leather embossing, more acrylic etching, and sketching on wood. This event was originally scheduled as a hands-on… Continue reading Silhouette Curio Virtual Retreat Highlights

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May Silhouette Elite Affiliate Sales

May! We made it! Even though we may still be at home more, we made it! I have seen so many fabulous projects with the Silhouette machines being created. Keep on creating and learning! What is on your shopping list? Last month I stocked up on Autoblades and more! Affiliate links may be present in… Continue reading May Silhouette Elite Affiliate Sales

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Let’s Explore v4 – Patterns, Print Bleed & Show/Hide Library

It is so hard to just show one feature in a post. This post started out as a one to show you how to add patterns to your designs so that you can print unique creations and use digital papers. But, then it morphed. Today we will talk about 3 features in the v4 software.… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Patterns, Print Bleed & Show/Hide Library

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Just Released – Beginner Video Class

I have helped so many users these past few weeks on Facebook who are frustrated and having issues getting the Cameo 4 setup for their first cuts. So, I set to work this week on creating a Beginner video class. Beginner Setup & First Cuts Video Course This video class is created in the same… Continue reading Just Released – Beginner Video Class

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Let’s Explore the Silhouette Roll Feeder

Silhouette Roll Feeder - Cameo 4 On the Cameo 4, the roll feeder is built into the machine with a slide out drawer on the front. Cameo 4 with built in roll feeder Typically, I don't need to use of the roll feeder so it stays tucked safely inside of the machine and I use… Continue reading Let’s Explore the Silhouette Roll Feeder

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Let’s Explore v4 – Print & Cut Specialty Media

Specialty Media and Print & Cut with Silhouette Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Silhouette recently released some new specialty media types and I think I'm in love with these new Brushed Metal Sticker Sheets. Silhouette Brushed Metallic Silver Sticker Sheet… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Print & Cut Specialty Media

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Silhouette Print and Cut Tips

No matter what kind of print and cut project you are doing, I recommend starting with all the basics. I have several posts on print and cut and wanted to give you one landing page to check them all out at and decide which one is going to be the best for your situation. Print… Continue reading Silhouette Print and Cut Tips

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Let’s Explore v4 – Software upgrades

Let's Explore v4 Silhouette Studio Software Upgrades Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post. Software upgrades are on sale right now over at Swing Design. So let's explore a little bit about them. What is an upgrade? A software upgrade is an additional purchase that gives you a code to unlock additional… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Software upgrades