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Why Does My Silhouette Studio Look So Different Than the Tutorials?

So you're new to Silhouette world and you're looking for information on how to use your Silhouette CAMEO, but all the beginners tutorials you find look different than what's on your computer.

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First, don't worry! You didn't accidentally buy the wrong machine or download the wrong software.
Here's why things look so different....

Best Materials to Use for Outdoor Silhouette CAMEO Projects

If you're looking to create a little added curb appeal or outdoor decor - your Silhouette CAMEO can help you if you know the materials that will hold up outdoors.

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Silhouette School monthly contributor Kati from Houseful of Handmade is here today to share six different materials you can cut with your Silhouette machine for outdoor projects!

Silhouette School 150k Facebook Follower Giveaway Celebration!

Ahhh we did it! Silhouette School has hit 150k followers on Facebook and around here we think that's reason to celebrate.


The best way we know how to celebrate is with an awesome giveaway! That's why we've decided to give away not just one prize, but a whole bunch of prizes to a whole bunch of winners...worldwide! We have Silhouette School Facebook members from six continents so we think it's only fitting that we give away 6 prizes to 6 winners from anywhere in the world!

Free Silhouette Studio Cupcake Design

It's Friday and on Friday's we give away a free Silhouette Studio cut file!



This week I'm sharing this adorable cupcake design I created in Silhouette Studio.  I think it would be so cute as a sticker or a card or for a birthday shirt.

Easy Trick to Fitting Larger Designs on a 12 x 12 Sheet

I know I can't be the only who sometimes just needs a tad bit more room for my design.

That's why I was so excited when I realized, it's possible to fit a 13"+ long design on a single 12x12" piece of patterned paper or vinyl sheet?


The trick is all in how you position the design in Silhouette Studio. Check this out -

Trick for Getting Vinyl to Stick to Wood

Anyone else love putting vinyl on wood, but struggle to get it to actually stick?

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The struggle is real...but today I have a little trick that's going to save you a lot of time and wasted vinyl because it pretty much guarantees your vinyl will stick to wood!  Silhouette School monthly contributor Cat is here with more!

Rhinestone Setter Tool Review for Silhouette Rhinestone Projects

I've said it before and I'll say it again, I'm not a rhinestone-wearing kinda girl...but I do love me some bling on other stuff. Like Silhouette Cameo paper projects.

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Did you even know you could put rhinestones on paper?! You can and you don't even really need to cut a Silhouette rhinestone template. You can put the rhinestones on paper freehand with just a few tools. Today I'm going to introduce you to my favorite rhinestone setter too because they're not all made equally.

How to Turn Silhouette Cut Files into Print and Cut (And a DIY Baby Month Blocks Project)

If you're looking for the perfect DIY baby gift to make with your Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait - look no further!!
 
 
To help me out as we are moving, my good friend Rachel Teodoro - who is not only incredibly talented and crafty - but also a little Silhouette-obsessed like we are - is here today to share a fun, cheap and easy print and cut project with you!  The best part is she's sharing her tips on how to turn regular Silhouette Studio cut files into print and cut designs in just a few simple steps!

Free Watermelon Set of Silhouette Studio Design

It's my favorite day of the week here at Silhouette School: Freebie Friday!
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I'm so excited to share this watermelon set with you this week!

13 Genius Ways to Use Vinyl

Let's just be real honest right now: pretty much nothing is off limits when it comes to vinyl.  It's rare to find a Silhouette crafter who hasn't cut vinyl with their Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait.  If you're new to vinyl, start with this Silhouette vinyl tutorial for beginners...then let your imagination run wild!

Every once in a while, just when I thought I had seen it all, my jaw is left on the floor when I discover a new 'thing' that has been vinyled.

I thought it would be fun to round up some of the most usual places for vinyl!  (You can click on each of the links for more details and the Silhouette tutorial).

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Oh my gosh you guys I've been dying to share this huge secret with you...for months I've been sworn to secrecy but finally today I can spill.it.all!!!

This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own

Sparkle Berry Ink just introduced custom printed vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. When I say custom printed I mean like you can design you own designs in Silhouette Studio...then upload it to their portal, they professionally print it out, and a few days later it shows up in your mailbox. Do.you.see.why.I.am.so.excited.about.this.

Literally dying!!