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3D Layered Paper Art Tutorial: Best Adhesives to Use to Assemble

3D layered paper art projects are all the rage right now - and it's no wonder. If you're looking for a truly impressive paper project that is sure to turn some heads, try your hand at a paper layered mandala! 

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In this tutorial, we'll share some tips and tricks to get you headed in the right direction for assembling a 3D layered paper art project.

Silhouette CAMEO 4 Premium Blade: How and When to Use It

The new purple 1mm Silhouette CAMEO 4 Premium Blade is now available as an Autoblade alternative...but how and when should you use it? 

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This Silhouette tutorial will explain everything you need to know about the new CAMEO 4 Premium Blade aka 1mm manual blade. 

Free Silhouette Design: Totes Adorbs (Commercial Use Available)

Another Friday has rolled around here at Silhouette School which can only mean one thing...it's time for another freebie! 

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Looking for the perfect file for a new baby gift or toddler birthday gift? I've got the best design for you this week!

Trick to Make Weeding HTV Easier

If you've ever struggled weeding heat transfer vinyl - there's a simple trick that can make weeding HTV a whole lot easier.

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And not just easier...but faster too!

Silhouette Studio: Mirror Image Prompt Change

A few months back Silhouette quietly made a very important change in Silhouette Studio's Send panel that can impact your cuts if you're not aware of it.

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When you're in the Send panel you're probably used to getting these pop ups asking if you want to mirror your design or leave "as is".  Yet another blind change with this tool - so read on so you're not caught off guard. 

Best Fonts for Small Silhouette CAMEO Cuts: Mini Farmhouse Rolling Pins

When you're finding the perfect font for your next Silhouette project there are a couple of things you should consider - one of them is the size the font will be cut at!

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Not every font will work for every project and you'll have a lot better luck if you know what to look for...and what to avoid. 

25+ Fonts with Hearts In the Middle (And How to Use Them in Silhouette Studio)

If you've been around Silhouette crafting for any length of time you've probably come across someone asking what is the font with the heart in the middle. 

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MF I Love Glitter font is probably the most popular, but there are lots of fonts with hearts in the middle.  I've compiled a whole list of heart fonts so you can take your pick in case you want something a little different or if you want to add to your font collection! 

Free Silhouette Design: The Laundry Room (Commercial Use Available)

It's Friday and that means it's Freebie Friday around here...and probably laundry day for someone!! I know it is for me.


Every week on Silhouette School I offer a free Silhouette .Studio Design file just to show you how much I love ya. But what I don't love is laundry! 

Foil Quill Hack for Faster Foiling (But Be Warned)

I love the Foil Quill Magnetic mat when foiling with my CAMEO 3 because of how much time it saves avoiding the need to tape the foil down.  Unfortunately that magnetic mat isn't real Silhouette CAMEO 4 friendly due to the big metal bar which tends to "eat" the magnets.

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That got this anti-tape crafter thinking...and I had a lightbulb moment and a Silhouette / Foil Quill hack that I will be using from here on out.

Sublimate on Cotton Using White Glitter HTV

Sublimation is great for colorful designs that would otherwise require a lot of cutting and layering - but it's not great on cotton or darks.  

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There are a few work-arounds to sublimate on cotton - my favorite being using white glitter heat transfer vinyl!  This Silhouette tutorial will take you from start to finish so you can get a vibrant and sparkly sublimation  design on any fabric in just a few steps. 

How to Put Vinyl on a Clear Umbrella

Every year around this time we get asked how to put vinyl on clear umbrellas. 

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There's a little trick to this project that makes it much easier than you expect. Take a look at the tutorial below.