Let’s Explore v4 – Emboss Panel

The Emboss Panel is such neat feature. Currently, it is only available to those who have plugged in a Curio machine. However, that may change in the future, so Cameo & Portrait users keep your eyes out. It can be found on the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4 software and looks like a … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Emboss Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Conical Warp Panel

Conical Warp - What is it? Conical warp shapes your design given the dimensions that you enter to fit the conical object you are trying to place a design on. A conical shape is one that is smaller at one end than the other, like a cup. Have you ever tried to place a vinyl … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Conical Warp Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Layers Panel

Layers Panel in Silhouette Studio v4 Unless you've worked in another graphics program, like Photoshop, you may be wondering what layers are. In the Silhouette software, you can create a design in layers which allows you to do many things such as hide, lock, rename, cut by layer, etc. The Layers Panel is an option … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Layers Panel

Back to School project time

It is Back to School here for us and I made a little something to add to my kid's backpacks. These bag tags are 3" in size and with the lobster claw, perfect to clip onto their backpack zipper. Our school colors are blue and white, so this little paw print acrylic from Craft Chameleon … Continue reading Back to School project time

Let’s Explore v4 – Rhinestones

Bling, sparkle and wow! Exploring the Rhinestone panel today! This is a Designer Edition upgrade feature, so if you have the Basic software, you will not see this icon on the screen. If you only have the Basic software, you can still cut rhinestone designs, but you cannot create rhinestone designs. The Silhouette Design store … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Rhinestones

Let’s Explore v4 – Sketch Panel

One of the options with the Silhouette machine is using pens in the tool holder and then the Silhouette will draw the design you choose. There are sketch designs that you can find in the Silhouette Design store and are all ready to use with your sketch pens. This is one of my favorites I … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Sketch Panel

Creating a shadow box with Silhouette

Everyone starts out with one material or another, mine was paper. I started with my Silhouette as a paper-crafter and it has grown from there. A while back I was visiting friends in Kansas and playing with the Silhouette and my friend asked if I could trace a photo for her that a friend took. … Continue reading Creating a shadow box with Silhouette

“Tank” top

I created this shirt for my son to wear on vacation. He is all about Army and tanks at 6 years old and picked out this Military Set by Studio Ilustrado in the Silhouette Design Store. When this file is opened there are multiple designs so I had to right click on it then chose  ungroup … Continue reading “Tank” top

Using multiple files to create a design

Where do you find your ideas? I am a big Pinterest lover. I pin a lot of things of all categories and sometimes just sit and pin ideas for hours. I find it relaxing. Do I make all the pins I save? No - but I have made quite a few. Check out my Pinterest … Continue reading Using multiple files to create a design