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,…

How to Create a Decorative Edge Card in Silhouette Studio
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How to Create a Decorative Edge Card in Silhouette Studio

Do you like making personalized cards to send to your family and friends? I do! And when you own a Silhouette, there’s virtually no end to the creative possibilities. One example is this beautiful decorative edge card that I created in Silhouette Studio. It’s perfect for birthdays, Mother’s Day, thank-you cards, get-well wishes, or just…

12 Simple Tips for Getting Started with your Silhouette
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12 Simple Tips for Getting Started with your Silhouette

Are you new to the Silhouette world? If so, WELCOME! The combined power of your new Silhouette machine and the Silhouette Studio software will open up a whole new realm of creative possibilities for you – which can be both exciting and overwhelming. But don’t let the overwhelming part intimidate you! Follow these 12 simple…

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…

How to Create Custom Water-Resistant Labels Using Your Silhouette
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How to Create Custom Water-Resistant Labels Using Your Silhouette

I’m not a globetrotter by any means but I do travel a fair bit. When traveling by air, I prefer to pack everything in one carry-on piece of luggage, which means that I need to conserve as much space as possible and keep all liquids in containers of no more than 100ml (3.4 ounces). And…

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 – 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…