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How to Make Alcohol Ink Vinyl (Video)

I've shown you guys how to print your own DIY patterned vinyl, but this technique with alcohol inks on vinyl has my jaw on the floor!!

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I would have never thought to put alcohol inks on vinyl - but the finished look is stunning and you can get so many different colors and looks.

Silhouette Designs Not Saving to Your Library? Here's the Fix

If you have Silhouette Design Store purchases that are suddenly not saving to your library - there's an easy fix.

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This issue usually occurs when a preference has been changed in your Silhouette Design Store account.

Adorable Watermelon Card (Free Silhouette Studio Cut File)

It's time for another round of Freebie Friday.  Is there any food that screams 'summer' more than watermelon? I think not.

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So in the spirit (or perhaps dream) of endless summer, I thought I'd share a free watermelon .Studio cut file with you this week.  I love designs like this one that are super cute (IMHO) and are suuuupper easy to design.

Circle Split Anchor Silhouette Studio Tutorial (Works for Any Shape)

The split anchor with circle is so in right now. After I posted a recent tutorial on getting vinyl to stick to canvas, I was asked over and over again where I bought the design I put on my canvas.

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So I figured it was worth a tutorial to show you how to make a split design with a welded circle.

Silhouette Troubleshooting: Can't Move Design Around Studio Freely

Did you ever try to move a design around Silhouette Studio and it is jumpy? Like you can't move it freely to exactly where you want it?

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This is a setting that sometimes seems to get itself turned on - but it's an easy and fast fix. 

How to Remove Heat Transfer Vinyl Mistakes

So...you made an ooops and now you want to remove heat transfer vinyl from a shirt or other fabric. While it's not meant to be removed, there is a way to remove HTV if necessary.

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There are several ways to remove heat transfer vinyl mistakes, but in this tutorial I'm going to share the trick using something you might already have around the house!

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Silhouette Deals and Craft Steals to Watch

Amazon Prime Day officially starts Monday, July 15 at 3am EST and continues through July 16 - the first time Primate Day will be 48 hours - but there are already some early access deals! Just like we've done the last THREE years, we'll be following the Silhouette and craft deals closely!


There's never any way of knowing exactly what's going to be an Amazon Prime Day deal - or how long it will stick around - but I can give you some pointers and things to be on the lookout for and tips on making sure you don't miss a deal.

Free Silhouette Cut File: Don't Make Me Use My Teacher Voice

It's Friday and of course, that means one thing around here...Freebie Friday!! 

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And this week I'm sharing a fun file that's perfect for all of the teachers out there!

Inkjet Printable HTV vs Siser EasySubli Heat Transfer

With the recent release of Siser EasySubli, there are a lot of questions about how it compares to the much less expensive inkjet printable heat transfer vinyl - and why you might pick one over the other.

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While the Siser EasySubli and inkjet printable heat transfer vinyl share the same technique, when it comes to Silhouette, they are very different products.  In this tutorial, we'll take a look at the pros and cons of EasySubli vs inkjet printable HTV.

How to Print Patterned HTV with Silhouette CAMEO and EasySubli

With Siser's new EasySubli HTV it's now easier than ever to print high quality custom pattern heat transfer vinyl at home!

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While it's certainly possible to use printable HTV sheets in an inkjet printer, you'll get a much better, more vibrant, and professional quality print using a sublimation printer! 

How to Save HEX IDs and Pantone Colors in Silhouette Studio (V4.3)

When Silhouette Studio V4.3 is released, it will be easier than ever to save HEX and Pantone codes in Silhouette Studio. 

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The new Custom Color Palettes features can be used to save HEX and Pantone colors that are easily accessible right from the Fill Color and Line Color tool panels.