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What Is The Arc Tool In Silhouette Studio®?

Have you ever wanted to create something of your own in Silhouette Studio®? Maybe you want to curve text, or draw your own design? Maybe you want to tweak something from the Silhouette Design Store? There are so many tools to help you do just that. They’re intimidating, those funky little icons over there on the sidebar. They make weird lines and shapes, twist and turn, flip and rotate. Don’t be scared. Let me introduce you to one and by the end of this tutorial you will be cranking out curvaceous designs all over the place. So let’s get going and…

Quick, Cute, And Easy Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts

Hi crafty friends! I don’t know about you but I *love* Valentine’s Day, everything about it! Some of my favorite memories of growing up with my sister are the times when she helped me make my Valentine’s Day cards. She always made sure I had the cutest cards in class. Today, I’ll be showing you three quick, cute, and easy last minute Valentine’s Day ideas for all you busy crafters out there. Things you will need: Silhouette CAMEO® 3 or other Silhouette cutting machine Bright colored cardstock paper Inkjet Printer Printable White Sticker Paper Printable Heat Transfer Material Mini canvas drawstring…

New Year, New Home Decor

Do you like to change up your home decor every season or every year? Or every week? 😉 Whatever your time frame is, this round-up post is for you. If you’re ready to switch some things up a little in your home, let’s look at some beginning to moderate skill level ideas you can achieve with your new CAMEO 3! (For the record, you can accomplish these projects with an older CAMEO model, too.) Pillows One of the quickest, yet noticeable changes in your home can be done with new pillows. Are you a fan of nautical or beach themes?…

Have you discovered this new CAMEO 3 feature?

All you lucky people out there with the new Silhouette CAMEO® 3, have you discovered all of the new features?  Sure we know about Bluetooth®, dual carriages, and the AutoBlade (oh my!).  BUT have you noticed that hidden drawer below?   Go ahead, pull it out!  Yes, storage for your hook and spatula!!  I don’t know about you but as organized as I try to be I always waste 10 minutes searching for my lost tools.  Not anymore!  There’s also a spot for the crosscutter tool when working with vinyl.     Another “hidden” feature is those guides that unfold….

How To Use Weed Lines In Silhouette Studio®Business Edition

Hello friends! Connie here, and I am going to show you all how to use an amazing feature found only in Silhouette Studio® Business Edition 3: Automated Weed Lines. This feature is especially great to have when you are working with vinyl. I find that weed lines help me to minimize vinyl waste because I am able to weed each piece section-by-section instead of trying to weed the entire piece at once. As mentioned above, the weed lines feature can only be found in the Business Edition version of Silhouette Studio® and it is the icon with ‘Ab’ symbol around…

Using Silhouette Machines And Products To Create Home Decor

Decorating a home never stops, am I right? Well, if you haven’t thought to use your Silhouette to make something really cool to add some style to your home, you should! If you can look past my dust and the many, MANY other things in the background that need painting or replacing, I will bring you into the one room in my house, my dining room, that has been updated since we moved in earlier this year. This house is so very 90’s that it’s almost back in style. But…it’s not my style so we’re slowly renovating and updating. There…

Precision Cutting With The Silhouette CAMEO®

I created three Autumn-inspired signs that highlight precision cutting with the Silhouette CAMEO® and it’s ability to handle the little details! Below, I’ll highlight how you can make your own signs and give you tips that will help when handling those intricate cuts!   What you’ll need: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Glossy Adhesive Vinyl in Black & Gold Silhouette Chipboard Silhouette Fabric Ink in Gold Silhouette Transfer Paper Silhouette Hook Craft Pumpkin Craft Pallets Designs I used: Fall Pumpkin: Design ID #151016, Design ID #32209 Pumpkin Patch Sign: Design ID #98056, Design ID #151334 Leaves Changing Sign: Design ID #34565, Design ID #21632, Design ID #34090  …

Large Vinyl Wall Decal | Erica Sooter for Silhouette America

Tiling a Large Vinyl Wall Decal

Do you have an awesome design in mind that would look great plastered across the wall? You can make it happen easily by using the tiling feature in Silhouette Studio® Business Edition. Make large vinyl wall decals with ease and make any space, from the kids’ room to the living room, fun and stylish!   Here’s what you’ll need: Vinyl in your desired color Transfer paper Hook tool Scraper tool That’s it! Now follow along with the tutorial to make your very own awesome large vinyl wall decal.   Step 1 Open up your desired design in your Silhouette Studio® software….

Notebook Decal

Whether you plan on jotting down your plans or resolutions, this is a perfect project to kick off the new year. New Year’s, to me, means a new notebook! Okay, really, any excuse to add another unnecessary notebook to the collection is fine by me.       The Silhouette CAMEO makes customization on a variety of projects so simple and quick. Have you checked out how many colors of Silhouette Adhesive Vinyl there are? It’s no secret that my favorite is the gold, but for this project, I went with the matte white.     Once the color is…

Halloween Tote Bag

For this project we are making a cute trick-or-treat tote.       I picked up a plain canvas tote bag from the craft store and grabbed a roll of stencil vinyl along with orange and silver fabric ink. This design is really easy to work with. Just open it up in Silhouette Studio®, resize it, and then cut it out. When working with stencil vinyl simply choose “vinyl” as your material type.     The roll of stencil vinyl comes with a roll of transfer tape, making it a breeze to place the stencil on your fabric. I love how the orange and…

Girl’s Halloween Tee

When it comes to Halloween, I can’t help but want to go all out with fun decorations, homemade costumes, and even festive t-shirts like this one. Of course, Halloween doesn’t have be all orange and black. The gold and purple complement each other really well on this shirt. I’ve been waiting for a reason to break out the gold fabric ink since it’s oh so gorgeous. It’s pretty thick so it only took one layer to give me the coverage I wanted. If you’re impatient like me and don’t like waiting for the fabric ink to dry, try using a…

Typography Sign

There are so many fabulous new designs in the Silhouette Design Store and I love browsing through them and finding new favorites to create with. This hand lettered design is so lovely and makes a beautiful statement piece.       Simply open the design in the software, size it accordingly and cut using the silhouette vinyl setting. Weed the phrase out of the excess vinyl and use transfer paper to adhere the vinyl to the sign surface.       Be sure to check out all the new fabulous designs in the design store.