DIY Valentine Etched Glass Candy Dish
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DIY Valentine Etched Glass Candy Dish

If you know me, you know that Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday. And what could be more fun than using my favorite tool – my Silhouette Cameo – to create something special for my favorite holiday! This etched glass Valentine candy dish is quick to make and will look great filled with your favorite…

Understanding File Type Extensions in Silhouette Studio
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Understanding File Type Extensions in Silhouette Studio

Ever wonder what all those little letters at the end of a filename mean? Or which file types can be used in Silhouette Studio? Whether it’s a design format, a font, an image file, or an embroidery file, your software level and version determine whether or not you’ll be able open a file in Studio,…

2018 Silhouette Crafter’s Gift Guide – Part 1 Machines, Tools, Specialty Items (and other fun stuff)
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2018 Silhouette Crafter’s Gift Guide – Part 1
Machines, Tools, Specialty Items (and other fun stuff)

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but there are still plenty of shopping days left in this holiday season. Need some help knowing what to buy the Silhouette crafter on your gift list?  I’m here to help with the 2018 Silhouette Crafter’s Gift Guide! Included in the guide you’ll find a mix…

Silhouette Black Friday Sale – EARLY ACCESS!

Silhouette Black Friday Sale – EARLY ACCESS!

Happy “day before Thanksgiving”! This holiday has become almost as synonymous with shopping as it is with turkey and football!!! Black Friday has eased its way into Thursday and there are deals everywhere, but as a follower of this blog you get even earlier access to the sales at Silhouette America because I’m letting you…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 2)
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 2)

Last week I introduced you to Silhouette Studio’s Quick Access Tool Bar, or “QAT” for short. There are many options in the Quick Access Tool Bar, all of which can also be accessed via menus, shortcuts, and individual panels, but having them readily accessible via the QAT is a real time-saver –  it’s one of…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 1)
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 1)

Today I’m continuing my series on “Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4” and discussing one of my most favorite parts of the Version 4 interface – the Quick Access Tool Bar (“QAT” for short). In this post I will cover the Fill Color, Line, and Text options, along with the Scale, Move, and…

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 – 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: Which Edition is right for you?
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Silhouette Studio: Which Edition is right for you?

The terminology used in connection with Silhouette Studio® can be quite confusing – especially when it comes to UPDATES vs. UPGRADES. In a nutshell, updates are fixes and enhancements to the program and there’s never a charge for them. Upgrades, on the other hand, are different levels of software and each level adds to the…