By Sep 30, 2016

Placing an Image in your Text with Silhouette Studio®

Hi everyone. It’s Marni here today.  I’m happy to be sharing a simple tutorial for adding photos to text. I recently had a baby boy, and I’ve been thinking about adding our newborn photos to the word “Love”. This tutorial was the perfect opportunity to pull out my Silhouette and get crafting. You’ll be surprised at how […]

By Sep 29, 2016

Apple of My Eye Scrapbook Layout

There are so many reasons Fall holds a special place in my heart! There is nothing better than feeling that cool crisp air and seeing all the beautiful colors that come with the change of seasons. Having both of my children born this time of year also hits me in the feels! I have always loved creating […]

By Sep 26, 2016

Things Curio Can Do That No Other Silhouette Machine Can

Hello friends. Connie here with a post to show you the amazing things Curio can do that other Silhouette machines like the CAMEO, Portrait, and the Mint cannot do! If you don’t already own Curio, I can guarantee you’ll be wanting to add this gem to your Christmas list after reading the amazing things it […]

By Sep 23, 2016

Five Ways To Use the Copy Feature In Silhouette Studio®

So many options. So little time… Seriously though, let me count the ways to make multiple copies in Silhouette Studio®. Today I am going to give you the run down on five ways to use the copy feature in Silhouette Studio®, and as an added bonus, I’ll even show you how to align those copies. Hint: […]

By Sep 22, 2016

Cutting By Line Type Or Line Color

Hey everyone! Today we are going to talk about an advanced cut setting called “cut by line” or “cut by color.” This advanced feature is available with all editions of the software: Basic, Designer and Business. Once you get the hang of it, it’s really quite simple! STEP ONE: Create your design. I decided to make […]

By Sep 21, 2016

Downloading And Installing Your Silhouette Software

If you’re new to Silhouette and need help with installing the design software, this is the post for you! It’s important to install Silhouette Studio® or Mint Studio™ on your computer before you connect your Silhouette, as it makes the setup process easier. What Is Silhouette Studio® And Mint Studio™? Silhouette Studio® and Mint Studio™ is the industry-leading, […]

By Sep 20, 2016

Etching Materials Other Than Glass With Your Silhouette

Did you know that you can use your Silhouette Etching Cream to etch more than just glass? I picked up this cute set of mismatched cappuccino mugs at the store and wanted to dress them up a bit for autumn. Since the glaze used on stoneware like this is glass-based, I thought I might be […]

By Sep 19, 2016

Troubleshooting The Silhouette Ratchet Blade

Hello! Today we’re going to do a little blade troubleshooting. Sometimes you might notice that the cut quality of your blade isn’t as precise as it used to be, even though you’ve used the same cut settings many times before with no issues. When this happens, it’s probably time to clean your blade. Maintaining And Cleaning […]

By Sep 15, 2016

Print Text With Silhouette Studio®

How Can I Print My Design instead Of Cutting? In Silhouette Studio®, text’s default setting is cut. However, some projects require text to be printed instead. When using text and cut files, while there appears to be an object on screen to print, there is actually no print information present in the file. Silhouette Studio® […]

By Sep 14, 2016

Thickening A Font That Doesn’t Have A Bold Option

Friends! HELLO! It’s been a minute, huh? So glad to be back at it– sharing more tips, tricks and projects with you. By adding thickness to my favored thin lettering, I was able to cut out this intricate invitation with more stability than the very thin font alone would allow and I’m so happy with […]

By Sep 13, 2016

Easily Create Curved Text In Silhouette Studio®

Typing text in Silhouette Studio® on a straight line is as easy as clicking the text tool and typing. But after a while, you want to get a little fancy. If you’re like me, you will run into a problem I call the Text Dance. You try to move the text from a straight line […]

By Sep 12, 2016

Designing From Scratch in Silhouette Studio®

I don’t know about you, but I have always been intrigued by the thought of creating my own designs in Silhouette Studio®. Don’t get me wrong, I am obsessed with everything in the Design Store, but if you ever decide you want to use a design for profit you’ll need to purchase a commercial license. […]