By Apr 30, 2018

Score & Emboss with Curio (Basic Edition and higher)

Score & Emboss is a special action that a Curio can perform that will first lightly score around the edges of an image with a blade, and then will press slightly inside the score lines with an embossing tool. This makes a more dramatic deboss or emboss effect than the embossing tool alone, and is intended […]

By Apr 30, 2018

Print & Emboss with Curio (Basic Edition and Higher)

This tutorial will cover Print & Emboss, which is a specialty feature only Silhouette Curio™ users can access. It’s similar to regular Print & Cut, which uses registration marks to find the exact line placement to cut around a printed image, but Print & Emboss lets you print an image and then press down onto the […]

By Apr 27, 2018

DIY Monogrammed Key Chain

Today I wanted to share my DIY monogrammed key chain I made with vinyl. I used a fun design from the Design Store that formats the letters for you (see directions below). This key chain would be a lovely Mother’s Day gift; just customize with the initials of the ladies you would like to celebrate! […]

By Apr 26, 2018

Silhouette Studio® 4.2 Color Fonts – Basic Edition

Color fonts are trending in the font world, and Silhouette Studio® is ready for them! These are fonts that bring multiple colors, shades, textures, and transparency to type. These special font files can include vector shapes, bitmap images or even both in font files. Silhouette Studio® has always been able to use fonts installed on […]

By Apr 26, 2018

Angie Makes: Silhouette Spotlight

For this Silhouette Spotlight, we would like to take a closer look at Angie Makes, who has 363 designs featured in the Design Store. Angie joined Silhouette’s team of artists in January 2017. “I started graphic designing when I worked at a desk job at a nonprofit organization. No one else knew how to use […]

By Apr 24, 2018

Pop-up Card for Dog Mom

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all the mothers in your life than to make them something special. Today we want to show you how you can make this dog mom card for Mother’s Day because dog moms are mothers too! Follow along to see what you need […]

By Apr 23, 2018

Etched Glass Wedding Frame

Wedding season is upon us, and I love making handmade gifts with the help of my Silhouette machine. Personalized gifts are the best, so this etched-glass wedding frame has become my go-to gift for newlyweds. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a design and etch the glass to make a customized frame […]

By Apr 22, 2018

How to Use Stipple Trace (Curio and CAMEO 3 feature) (Basic Edition and higher)

Stippling is the process of making a design from a series of dots. This feature in Silhouette Studio® is available to use with the CAMEO 3 or the Curio. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a stipple design from an image that’s not already a cut file, such as a PNG or JPG […]

By Apr 20, 2018

DIY Gym Bag with Heat Transfer

Today I wanted to share my DIY Gym Bag I made with glitter heat transfer material. I used a fun design from the Design Store with the phrase “I Do It For The Tacos.” Getting to the gym has been a struggle lately, but this cute bag is encouraging me to get there. It is […]

By Apr 18, 2018

How to Use the Emboss Panel with the Curio (Basic Edition and Higher)

The Emboss Panel is a feature in Silhouette Studio® that can only be unlocked with a Silhouette Curio™. You’ll find the Emboss panel along the right-hand side of the screen that looks like a raised star. Note that if you have Designer Edition or higher, there will be more panels below the Emboss icon. Your first choices […]

By Apr 18, 2018

DIY Potted Paper Cactus

This little DIY potted paper cactus is low maintenance and cute. It can be part of a sweet gift to a fellow not-so-green thumb or they can be used to decorate place settings—they are small enough to fit on a plate! Are you in? Read on for the how-to! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette […]

By Apr 17, 2018

Fire Truck Party Set

We’re going to show you how to create your own custom party set for any upcoming parties you may have. Follow along to see how it’s done! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Cardstock – white Printer Wood sticks Tooth picks Ribbon – white Tape Glue or double-sided tape […]