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Plan A Bridal Shower With The Help Of The Mint

If you’ve ever thrown a bridal shower you know how much fun, yet stressful it can be. Let’s see if this roundup of ideas using the Silhouette Mint™ can help simplify it for you. This nifty, little personal customized stamp maker can cut some serious corners when planning a gathering. Stamped Wrapping Paper Everyone likes to make gifts special, from the gift selection itself to the presentation. I wouldn’t even want to disturb the paper on this beautifully wrapped gift! With eighteen different Mint Ink colors to choose from, your custom-made stamp can be any color(s) you want so you…

All Things Text Tool: Silhouette Studio Tutorial

Tiling With Silhouette Studio® Business Edition

  Today we are talking all things software! One of the main reasons I purchased a Silhouette CAMEO® a few years ago was because of Silhouette Studio®. I was familiar with other editing programs, but I was worried that learning an additional software would be time consuming. Boy was I wrong! Silhouette Studio® was designed with the user in mind! Within a few minutes of toying around in the software, I was able to make my first cut. I quickly realized that there were so many fun features that I wanted to learn all about and once I felt like I…

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.          

“Thinking of You” Card

Happy FREE shape Tuesday! This week’s free shape is a pretty 3d peony flower. I really like 3d flowers because I can use them for so many different types of projects. For today’s project, I used it on this thinking of you card.   As you can see, with the 3d flower, this card has quite a bit of dimension. So, when sending dimensional cards like this, in order to preserve a bit of that dimension, you may want to try the 3d box envelopes.     You can resize those boxes just like you would the regular envelopes using…