Cutting Cards with the Silhouette

I started my Silhouette journey as a paper crafter and it has expanded from there. But, I always still love getting paper out and playing with it. I love being able to make custom cards and unique items with my Silhouette machines. It was my husband's birthday last month, so I needed a card. This … Continue reading Cutting Cards with the Silhouette

Silhouette Showcase

This year I am honored to be teaching several classes at the 2018 All Things Silhouette Conference hosted by Terri Johnson Creates.¬†An option at the conference is participating in the Silhouette Showcase. This is a chance to show off things that you have made using your Silhouette machines or software and is open for all … Continue reading Silhouette Showcase

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

Let’s Explore v4 – Advanced Rhinestones

There are so many neat features of the Silhouette Studio software as you move up in the software upgrades. The Advanced Rhinestone Panel is an option if you have the Designer Edition Plus or Business Edition upgrade. At first glance or if you read the standard description, it may not seem like much of a … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Advanced 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

Layered vinyl decal for a teacher gift

Today I am creating a vinyl decal that could be applied to a variety of items that would be great for a teacher. For this decal, I am combining 2 files found in the May Bundle at SoFontsy - Apple Monogram Frames and A-Z Hand lettered Initials. Measure and create your design to the size … Continue reading Layered vinyl decal for a teacher gift

Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Panel

Want to make a copy of your design, font or an object? Then the Replicate Panel can be very helpful! This is found on the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4. This tool works great if you are wanting to replicate several copies of your design. Let's Explore the Replicate panel! Duplicate - Choose … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Transform = Move

Did you know that you can Move objects on your Silhouette Design mat specifically into place? Pretty neat when you start to look at it. Under the Transform Panel on the right side, then the 4th tab at the top of the Panel is the "Move By" tab. This allows you to move an object … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Transform = Move

Let’s Explore v4 – Text Style Panel

Let's talk about text - the Text Style Panel! Silhouette Studio software will pull in any font that you have installed on your computer. Once it's installed, a text style name should show up in the Text Style Panel. Let's take a look. Text Search bar - The name of the font that is selected … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Text Style Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Pixscan Panel

Now you may have noticed I skipped an icon as we were going down the right side of the Silhouette software. I wanted to get through the Tracing panel before we explored the Pixscan, since we will be using that feature here. The Pixscan Panel can be very useful if you are scanning an object … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Pixscan Panel