Creative Cutters: Fun with Alcohol Inks
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Creative Cutters: Fun with Alcohol Inks

We always have fun at Creative Cutters, but we really got to PLAY this month and experiment with something new for all of us – alcohol inks! Working with alcohol inks leaves plenty of room for creativity. There’s no limit to what you can make using different techniques and color combinations and no two results…

Mother’s Day Card using the Foil Quill and your Silhouette
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Mother’s Day Card using the Foil Quill
and your Silhouette

I’ve always loved the look of foil accents and the “wow” factor they add to a variety of projects. My daughter gave me a Minc machine a few years ago and it’s been put to good use, so when I heard about the new Foil Quill from We R Memory Keepers, I knew I had…

Beyond Faux Leather: Specialty Materials for DIY Earrings using your Silhouette Cameo, Portrait, or Curio
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Beyond Faux Leather: Specialty Materials for DIY Earrings
using your Silhouette Cameo, Portrait, or Curio

Like so many other Silhouette projects, DIY earrings leave plenty of room for creativity and individual expression. While faux leather is still very much on-trend, there is a wide variety of specialty materials that can be used to make earrings. After spending this past weekend at the Terri Johnson Creates Spring Retreat in Woodbridge, VA …

Registration ends soon for Silhouette Saturday 2019!
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Registration ends soon for Silhouette Saturday 2019!

It’s almost time for Silhouette Saturday 2019! If you’ve been thinking about attending this Silhouette workshop, don’t wait any longer because registration closes on March 3. Whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced user, there will be something for everyone. We’ll be working with specialty materials, learning layering techniques for both adhesive and heat…

How to make a Memorabilia Shadow Box using your Silhouette
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How to make a Memorabilia Shadow Box
using your Silhouette

I met my husband on a blind date. He planned a pretty safe bet for the evening, taking me to dinner and a movie. Nineteen years later, we still go on dates and still love going to movies…and plays…and concerts! And being the sweet, sentimental guy that he is, I’m pretty sure he has saved…

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,…