Silhouette Studio Preferences: Changing the Display Colors
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Silhouette Studio Preferences: Changing the Display Colors

When you open your Silhouette Studio software, does the interface appear too dark? If so, would you like to change it? Or maybe it’s not dark, but you’d like for it to be? Whatever the case, it’s very easy to change the display colors using the options available in the Preferences menu. Let me show…

10 Reasons Why Your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait Isn’t Cutting and how you can fix it!
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10 Reasons Why Your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait Isn’t Cutting
and how you can fix it!

Few things are more frustrating than when your Cameo or Portrait doesn’t cut properly – or worse yet, isn’t cutting at all. Virtually every Silhouette user has experienced this at one time or another. Sometimes the machine cuts…but not as well as you’d like. Other times the media looks virtually untouched, with no visible cuts…

How to Create a Custom Stamp Using the Silhouette Mint
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How to Create a Custom Stamp Using the Silhouette Mint

So many people have been asking me lately about the Silhouette Mint that I decided to try something different this week – a video tutorial! It’s the first instructional video I’ve ever created and I appreciate your patience as I learn. In the tutorial, I give an overview of the Mint and walk you step-by-step…

Silhouette Saturday: last call for registration plus a BIG thank-you to our sponsors!!!
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Silhouette Saturday: last call for registration
plus a BIG thank-you to our sponsors!!!

Silhouette Saturday is just around the corner and there’s only a few more days until registration closes on March 4. I am so excited to be presenting this workshop and want you to be a part of the fun! You will learn a lot and have the opportunity to make some new Silhouette friends. I’m very…

Creative Cutters: Glass Etching (and more!)
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Creative Cutters: Glass Etching (and more!)

I can’t think of any better way to spend an evening than crafting with friends. And lucky for me, I get to spend one night a month with the Creative Cutters group! Our topic for February was “Glass Etching (and more!)” with the “more” being a paper project. Several new people were in attendance, four…

Oramask 813 Stencil Film – What I Like About It & Why
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Oramask 813 Stencil Film – What I Like About It & Why

If you’ve spent a little time in the Silhouette world, you know that there are endless possibilities of what you can do and create. Even after many years of being a Silhouette user, I’m learning new things all the time, not just about techniques but about different tools and supplies as well. A product I’ve…

How to Use Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Sheets
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How to Use Silhouette Scratch-off Sticker Sheets

Valentine’s Day has always been one of my most favorite holidays. I like it as much or more as Christmas! Maybe it’s because it takes place during February, right before my birthday. More likely it’s because I REALLY enjoy making Valentine cards and treats. This year was extra-special because I got to use Silhouette scratch-off…

There’s a New Kid in Town: The Silhouette Portrait 2
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There’s a New Kid in Town: The Silhouette Portrait 2

When I purchased my first Silhouette, I chose the Cameo for its ability to cut materials up to 12 inches wide. A few years later, enticed by its dual blade-holders and increased cutting depth, I acquired a Cameo 3 as well. The Curio and Mint machines followed soon after.  Recently, yet another Silhouette has found…