How to Use the Knife Tool and Fancy Edges in Silhouette Studio Software
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How to Use the Knife Tool and Fancy Edges in Silhouette Studio Software

The Knife Tool is useful and cool!  It allows you to alter images by cutting away pieces you might not want to use.  This is especially helpful if you want to use only a part of an image.  Let’s work with the notes above. The software I’m discussing in this post works only with Silhouette…

How to Change the Color Theme and Background in Silhouette Software
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How to Change the Color Theme and Background in Silhouette Software

(UPDATE: Sadly the new 3.0 Software Version only allows us to choose white, grey or blue…SAD!) I had some questions from people asking how to change the color of the Silhouette software interface aka “skinning the application” aka “prettifying” it. 😉  It’s simple!  Check out each photo for the easy directions. Changing the screen colors is…

Silhouette Cameo Ratchet Cap Missing? Check the Machine.

Silhouette Cameo Ratchet Cap Missing? Check the Machine.

There’s a new machine out!  Don’t miss this post! >>> ** The NEW Silhouette Cameo 3 Compared to the Silhouette Cameo 2 ** Let us glimpse into the Silhouette Cameo and find what secrets it holds:  I was so annoyed that I couldn’t adjust my Silhouette Cameo Blade because I’d misplaced the stupid grey ratchet cap.  Annoying!!  I…

Spring Tree Card Lori Whitlock Design with Silhouette Cameo
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Spring Tree Card Lori Whitlock Design with Silhouette Cameo

I used Lori Whitlock’s pretty Spring tree print and cut file along with my Silhouette Cameo.  This time I decided to make a card.  Do you remember when I used the Fall Tree to decorate my mantel? There are so many ways to use Lori’s designs!  I think the Spring tree would be beautiful on…

Silhouette Cameo Print & Cut Leprechaun Hat Card
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Silhouette Cameo Print & Cut Leprechaun Hat Card

One of my favorite things to do with my Silhouette die cut machine is to print and cut.  Does the Silhouette print?  Well,  not exactly.  What you do is print using your printer and then the Silhouette uses registration marks to know where to cut your printed images. I’m using a hat image I got…

Silhouette Cameo 3D Strawberry Box – Lori Whitlock
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Silhouette Cameo 3D Strawberry Box – Lori Whitlock

Ever since I was eight years old I’ve had a strawberry themed birthday. My Mom started the theme and my best friend/husband still keeps the tradition going. He makes me a strawberry cake with strawberry icing, buys strawberry ice cream and creates a strawberry drink for me every year.  I’ll be enjoying those things this…

Silhouette Heart Cupcake Topper
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Silhouette Heart Cupcake Topper

Every year I let Valentine’s Day sneak up on me, so I’m always on the lookout for some quick “I’d planned it this way for weeks” ideas.  Here’s one that I love! Instead of adding a toothpick to this heart topper/umbrella, I’ll be using a stirring straw for mixing drinks.  I keep those on hand…

Create Double Sided Borders Using Silhouette Studio Software
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Create Double Sided Borders Using Silhouette Studio Software

This is a simple way for you to make a great looking double sided border without needing a paper punch.  SWEET!  If you have the Silhouette Studio software you’ve already got a single border you can use.  YAY this costs NOTHING!!  (Unless you don’t own a Silhouette and I just pushed you over the edge…

How to Adjust Stretch and Turn Patterns in Silhouette Software
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How to Adjust Stretch and Turn Patterns in Silhouette Software

 I was working on a project where I needed some paper that I didn’t have.  Solution?  Print out my paper and use the Silhouette Cameo to cut it out.  YAY!  While I was just soooo proud of myself for finding a cute printable paper pattern for .79, I realized that when I imported it to…

Lori Whitlock Blog Hop – Silhouette Cameo Chapstick Holder – GIVE AWAY
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Lori Whitlock Blog Hop – Silhouette Cameo Chapstick Holder – GIVE AWAY

Every time I use one of Lori Whitlock’s .svg files I’m pleased.  Here’s another shining example of her super cool ability to make something awesome out of less than a HALF of a 12×12 sheet of paper.  This is a chapstick card that I made using Lori’s cool .svg file and my Silhouette Cameo.  You…

Silhouette File FREEBIE: Joy’s Life 3D Valentine Pencil & Candy Holder and Video
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Silhouette File FREEBIE: Joy’s Life 3D Valentine Pencil & Candy Holder and Video

Hi Silhouette friends!  I’m so happy to be able to share this 3D Valentine pencil and candy holder file I created with you.  I had such a good time making it!  I hope you enjoy using it.  You can download it for free by clicking the link below.  I’ve also included a video to help…