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Five Silhouette Projects to Make You Smile

Hey—do you know what today is? It’s the International Day of Happiness! I know, it would be even happier if it was a bona fide holiday, but we’ve gotta work with what we have. Ha! I’ve been in a bit of a creative slump lately, so I’ve been searching the web, looking for inspiration. In honor of today, I thought I would share with you five projects here on the blog that just, well, make me happy! This Beautiful Mug Maybe it’s the colorful vinyl on white, the font, or just the message but—I love this mug. It speaks to me…

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 does.   Stipple Metal: Curio can create beautiful stipple metal art.  Tiny dots stippled in the metal form together to create a beautiful unique work of art like none other! I love the edgy look of this stippling method that easily adds a touch of…

Stippled Metal Outgoing Mail Box | Erica Sooter for Silhouette America

Stippled Metal Mail Box

  I think one of my new favorite features on the Silhouette Curio has to be the Stippling feature! Do you remember those drawings you used to do as a kid with all those little dots, meticulously placing each dot with a colored marker? Well, now It’s about a bazillion times easier with the Curio! I have a bunch of cute little tins in my command center area in my home and thought it would be cool to dress one up as an outgoing mailbox. It’s the perfect place to drop letters and cards that are ready to go! It’s…

Using Thicker Media With Your Curio

With Curio, Silhouette raised the bar.  Literally. What Curio’s 5mm clearance means for you is more creative options.  Using wood as a project pallet?  Sure. What about metal?  You bet. Can you say game changer?  Custom home decor artists and mixed media artists can now rejoice!  Curio has come to expand your creative horizons and give you more options for your designs to come to life. See the video below to learn more about using thicker media with your Curio.          

Stippling & Etching with your Curio™

Have you heard that stippling is the new black?  Well it is.  If you are new to stippling world, here is the skinny: Stippling is a process where you create an image or design using tiny patterns of dots instead of a continuous line. The Silhouette Curio™ allows you to unlock the powerful new stipple trace feature in SS that allows you to turn an image or design into a modern unique masterpiece.  You can stipple in two ways: Ink Stippling Eat your heart out Vincent Van Gogh.  Check out this modern take on a masterpiece.  Curio is all about…

Stippling & Etching With Your Curio

Did you know the Curio can both stipple and etch?   Etching Curio’s new clearance level of 5 mm means that you can use new materials like metal. With this new medium, new crafting options are available. The stippling & etching tool is meant to accommodate these new possibilities. You can etch designs for home decor, personalize pet’s tags, and so much more.     But while you might be familiar with the etching process, which involves scratching a design into a surface, the stippling process might be a bit of a mystery to you. So here are a few things…