Silhouette Weekend

What an amazing weekend spent with colleagues and new Silhouette friends! I was on staff at the Terri Johnson Creates Silhouette Instructor Licensing retreat two weeks ago and let me tell you, while it may have been long days, I still woke up feeling like my battery was recharged on Monday morning. First, I want … Continue reading Silhouette Weekend

Let’s Explore v4 – Offset Panel

Offset Panel - Silhouette Studio v4 We are moving down the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4 software and going through the Panels in detail. Let's take a look at the Offset Panel. This tool can be very useful for many things such as creating a background layer for a decal, creating a shadow, … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Offset Panel

Subtracting Text for HTV in Silhouette Studio v4

These designs have been a big hit for Mother's Day and we will walk through how to created one. First click on the Text Tool on the left side of the Silhouette Software. Click on the design mat & type out the words. Click off of the words to deselect it and then click back … Continue reading Subtracting Text for HTV in Silhouette Studio v4

Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 1

The Modify Panel has lots of neat tools in it that perform a variety of functions. It can be found on the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4. Let's take a look at all the tools in this panel. Weld - Joining two or more objects that are overlapping together to form 1 object. … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 1

Cutting without a mat on the Cameo 3

Did you know you could cut without a mat with the Cameo 3? Yes! You can! The Portrait and all the Cameo machines have the ability to cut certain materials without a mat. I see this asked a lot so let's take a look at how to set it up properly to get a good … Continue reading Cutting without a mat on the Cameo 3

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 – Transform Panel – Align

Happy April! Where has the first part of the year gone? Has Spring arrived where you are? I hope that you are enjoying the Let's Explore v4 series! Today we are exploring the Transform Panel - Align Tab. This is a very important and useful panel when you are creating designs & one I use … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Transform Panel – Align

Hot Mess with your Silhouette Cameo

While the title could mean many things, this week it's in reference to Spring Break at my house. I thought it would be a fun idea to try out this "Hot Mess" technique with the kids for a crafting project on Spring Break.... Now, I don't know if it was a good idea to do … Continue reading Hot Mess with your Silhouette Cameo

Let’s Explore v4 – Trace by Color

Last week, we started with the Trace Panel - Tab 1 which covers the Basic Tracing options. Now, we are moving on to Trace Panel - Tab 2: Trace by Color. This option is available if you have the Designer Edition upgradeĀ (DE+ or BE). While the Silhouette Studio Basic software is available for free, I … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Trace by Color

Layering vinyl

Well, this week has been such a crazy week. Snow days, 2 hour delays and just life has gotten in the mix - I am sure I'm not the only one out there who has these weeks. I will have the Let's Explore v4 - Tracing Panel post out next week, make sure to check … Continue reading Layering vinyl