Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Send Panel
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Send Panel

If you’re new to Silhouette Studio Version 4, you may be asking “How do I make this thing cut???” The answer to that question lies in Silhouette Studio’s Send Panel. Today in part 3 of my “Taking the Fear Out of Version 4” series, I’ll be discussing this panel in detail. Because there are so…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Page Setup Panel
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Page Setup Panel

In Part 1 of my “Taking the Fear Out of Version 4” series, I highlighted the differences between Silhouette Studio Version 4 and its predecessor, Version 3. I also discussed some important points to keep in mind before updating your Studio software. If you missed that post, you can find it here. Now it’s time…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – An Overview
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – An Overview

When Silhouette Studio Version 4.1 was released to the public in mid-2017, it introduced a host of wonderful new features. Yet here it is, almost a year later, and I continue to run across Silhouette users working in Version 3 because they are afraid to update. While I can understand their trepidation (change is hard!),…

Silhouette Studio Preferences: Tool Options
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Silhouette Studio Preferences: Tool Options

Want to speed up and simplify your design workflow in Silhouette Studio? In addition to learning a few keyboard shortcuts, determining which preference settings work best for you will save you both time and frustration. Last week I showed you just how easy it is to change the display colors and today I’d like to…

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…

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…

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…

Creative Cutters: String Art – Using the Rhinestone Tool in Silhouette Studio
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Creative Cutters: String Art – Using the Rhinestone Tool in Silhouette Studio

As I’ve said before, it’s always a great week when the Creative Cutters group gets together! I was very eager to see everyone again after the Christmas break and having postponed our first meeting of 2018 due to snow (in Texas!!!). A few “regulars” were absent due to either illness or work commitments, but we…