Noel Christmas Tote & FREE Designs

  You may not realize that Silhouette America is giving away a Free Design each day for the 12 Days of Christma!  A new free download each day – began last week, however — you can still download all of the designs here.     Be sure to pick up the new designs for the remainder of this promotion!  Even if you don’t have time to use them this year – they are great designs to have in your library. When {Read More}

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How to Sublimate with Artesprix Markers & Silhouette

You may or may not have heard the word “Sublimation” in the crafting circles — and wondered what in the world it is!  So, in simple terms,  it’s a method of printing that transfers a design into a material or fabric using ink and heat.  Sublimation printing uses heat to transfer the ink permanently to whatever material you are decorating.   It is actually a chemical process that turns the gel ink into a gas form that is absorbed or embedded {Read More}

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How to Etch Slate with Silhouette

I have been using my Cameo to create stencils for Glass Etching for years!   I love it & feel like it gives such impressive results with a minimal amount of effort.   However, I had never etched on slate until recently.   I realized that EtchAll Etching cream can create a beautiful etch on slate, in addition to glass.   (Etchall is my favorite Etching cream – and I’ve tried them all.) So I decided to give it a {Read More}

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Announcing the 24″ Cameo Pro

I could not be more excited to introduce the New Cameo Pro!   I have had this machine for a little over 2 months, and have really grown to love it!  Now that I can share this all with you – it is going to be my go-to machine!  Now, don’t worry that I won’t still be supporting the other models, because I will – but on the Cameo Pro – I can do everything that you want to do on {Read More}

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Designing with Flexishapes in Silhouette Studio — and FREE Cut file!

I love designing with Flexishapes in Silhouette Studio!   If you aren’t familiar with this feature, it is only available in Designer Edition + or Business Edition.   While there are so many great features in both of these versions, Flexishapes is definitely one of my favorites.   Flexishapes alone is enough reason to upgrade — in my opinion!     I have created this cute little Candy Corn pattern with Flexishapes & Point Editing in Silhouette Studio Business Edition! {Read More}

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Working with Premium Fonts & Monograms in Silhouette Studio

Whenever there is a 50% off sale in the Silhouette Design Store (like there is now thru May 31), I like to stock up on some of the more expensive designs – specifically fonts.  So this sale was no different.   I downloaded some of the fonts I really liked  — and quite honestly, were the most expensive!   As I began working with them, I realized that many of them have multiple versions  — but they appear in different {Read More}

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All About the Silhouette Design Store Subscription — and a SALE!

I often receive a lot of questions about the Subscription in the Silhouette Design Store & whether or not it is a good idea!   Since the subscriptions are now up to 25% off now with the code STOCKUP20 –  (I will explain that later) – and all designs are 50% off,  I thought I would share with you why I like my Design Store Subscription.  I  have had one since I first bought a Silhouette Cameo — and I still {Read More}

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Face Shields on Your Cameo for Healthcare Workers – Free Cut File

I am just so excited to share this post with you!!   In this difficult time, we all want to do what we can to help.   However, sometimes, we just aren’t sure what we can do.   This is a story of how we can put our skills and talents — and our Silhouette Cameo machines to work to help others! One of my Terri Johnson Creates Licensed Instructors (and good friend) – Teresa Pepe –  shared with me {Read More}

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Getting Started with the New Cameo 4 — First cuts!

I have been seeing on social media that many of you are receiving your new Cameo 4 machines – -or will be soon!  This is very exciting!!  I have been playing (testing) with mine for the past almost 2 weeks,  & wanted to share with you some tips & tricks today that I have discovered!   Hopefully this will help you get started! SOFTWARE: First, you MUST be running Silhouette Studio version 4.3 for the Cameo 4 to run.   {Read More}

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UPGRADE vs. UPDATE – and my Favorite Upgrade Features!

I often get the question from attendees at ATS and retreats on whether or not they need to upgrade their Studio Software — and my answer is always YES!   And there is also the question about what is an Update –  I know that it is a little confusing — the different between “updates” — which are FREE — and “upgrades” – -which are not!  So, I wanted to share that with you today & highlight a few of {Read More}

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