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

Silhouette Surprise! Mystery Box!

Who doesn't love a surprise? And that is just what I received when Silhouette America asked if I wanted to check out their new Mystery box. When I opened the box, look what I saw: Plus a pack of the Kraft Adhesive paper that arrived on my doorstep, it must have forgotten to jump in … Continue reading Silhouette Surprise! Mystery Box!

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

Let’s Explore v 4 Recap

We are half-way through 2018 - can you believe that? So it's the perfect time to recap what the "Let's Explore v4" series has covered so far since January. Let's Explore v 4 series Page Setup Panel - Tab 1 - Page Size & Cutting Mat Page Setup Panel - Tab 2 - Grid Options … Continue reading Let’s Explore v 4 Recap

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