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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

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Black Friday 50% off at Silhouette Design Store

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. Wahoo!… Continue reading Black Friday 50% off at Silhouette Design Store

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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

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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

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Silhouette Studio v4.5 Updates

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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10 Sublimation Tips For You!

This past weekend I participated in the Sublimation Camp that was hosted by Cori George from Hey Let's Make Stuff and Angie Holden from the Country Chic Cottage and I just have to say WOW!It was an amazing event that was jam packed with information for all levels of those in the sublimation process. It… Continue reading 10 Sublimation Tips For You!

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New! Troubleshooting Cut Issues Video

We troubleshoot hundreds maybe even thousands of Silhouette issues on the Silhouette Secrets with EllyMae Facebook group each week. Over the years of troubleshooting and teaching, we have found that most cut issues can be corrected by following a few simple steps.However, the biggest factor here is you have to start at Step 1.If you… Continue reading New! Troubleshooting Cut Issues Video

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Chalkboard Décor with the Curio

Just a quick post today to share my newest Silhouette class. It is a Silhouette Curio class that I was in the process of creating for an in-person event before everything was shut down a couple years ago. I finally picked it back up where I left off and it is now available for all… Continue reading Chalkboard Décor with the Curio

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Cameo Pro Project Video Timelapse

This week I cut the pieces to make up 40 card kits for an event I'm teaching at. I set the video camera up to record a time lapse of the entire cutting process. This was 3 hours of real time cutting.23 - 12" x 12" sheets of cardstock cut on a 24" x 24"… Continue reading Cameo Pro Project Video Timelapse

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New video tutorial released

How to Create a Pop Out Top Card This technique could be used to create many different projects including a treat topper, a place card for an event, or a card for a friend, and more! Affiliate links may be present in the below and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. In… Continue reading New video tutorial released

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Let’s Explore v4 – Text to Path

How do you place text around a circle? This is the question I see most often. It's a very neat feature called Text to Path and it's pretty simple to use. I have updated this tutorial to include a video that is available on myYouTube channel HERE. Check out the full written tutorial below showing… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Text to Path

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2022 All Things Silhouette Conference

I'm so excited! It is so hard to not share good news when it's happening behind the scenes.... but I can finally spill these beans.... it is HERE!!!! The 2022 All Things Silhouette Virtual Conference will be May 20-22, 2022! And we have a fantastic line-up with some of the best instructors in the Silhouette… Continue reading 2022 All Things Silhouette Conference

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New Silhouette Curio class released!

I have so much fun playing with my Silhouette Curio and all the things it can do!I want to share that with you!Join me in this Silhouette Curio class to create an acrylic etched panel! Check out the class HERE. This is an Advanced Beginner Curio class that will cover the setup step-by-step to getting… Continue reading New Silhouette Curio class released!

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Print and Cut with Foil Embellishments

Want to take your Silhouette projects to the next level? Combining techniques such as adding Foil Quill accents to a print and cut project can give it a little pop. This technique takes two amazing features and combines them together. It can be as simple or complex as you want to make it and the… Continue reading Print and Cut with Foil Embellishments

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New Silhouette Class Released!

This class has been in creation for a long while and I first want to send a great big THANK YOU to Marjorie DiFiore with Atlanta Stylish Point! Marjorie contacted me last year about a need she was seeing in brand new Silhouette Studio software users who did not necessarily own a Silhouette cutting machine,… Continue reading New Silhouette Class Released!

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IN STOCK – Curio supplies

Just a quick heads up as these will go quickly! Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Several Curio supplies have come back in stock this week.But, I anticipate these will go quickly!*At the time of publishing - all items below were… Continue reading IN STOCK – Curio supplies