DIY Wedding Part One – Planning a creative wedding?

Planning a special celebration is a marvellous opportunity to get your creative juices flowing. Get your family and friends involved too! I must add that it does help to have a stash of cool tools, gadgets and supplies I have acquired over the last few years. As part of a series inspiring you and all those brides to be out there, we are going to show you how to create some fun and simple...
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Debossed Balsa Wood Name Plaque

So the other day I was browsing the aisles of a store as we scrapbookers do, aimlessly looking for things that I might be able to use in my crafting. And there in plain sight jumping up and down to catch my attention – an entire crate full of balsa wood! So off I went with two pieces and couldn’t wait to get home to start my Silhouette Curio. I wanted to make something, anything to see if...
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Curio Embossed Metal Plaque

So I started up the Curio the other day and was frantically looking for a piece of metal that I could emboss. Yeah skip straight past the cardstock I wanted to see what this baby could do on metal, pewter – anything that would offer a bit of a test. Lucky for me I knew somewhere in my stash I would find something that could be experimented on. And there it was, a piece of craft metal just...
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Silhouette Curio Sketch – Sketched Grunge Art Cards

So you’re settling into your new Silhouette Curio Machine nicely and still experimenting wildly – good! While experimenting I was playing around using the Silhouette Curio sketch pens and fell head over heels in love again with this amazing function. Sure I have dabbled with it using the CAMEO, but just did not get into it as much as I would have liked to. But now oh now I am totally...
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Buy your Silhouette Curio in South Africa!

  Rethink the possibilities The Curio is more than a cutting machine—it’s where precision engineering meets cutting edge innovation. Curio allows you to harness the power of five stunning, creative functions. Double your creativity Like to multi-task? So does the Curio. Complete two tasks in one pass with its dual carriage. Just mix and match with our full selection of blades, pens, and...
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Exciting New Silhouette Curio and CAMEO Consumables & Tools!

Excitement is running high with the release of the fantastic new Curio! To add just a little extra spice to the release, we’d love to share the new Silhouette Curio and CAMEO Consumables & Tools with you!   Did you know? The Curio has a 5mm clearance which allows you to etch, sketch, or cut on new project palettes. Think wood, foil, leather, foam, and even metal!! Read more here »...
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Silhouette Curio Workspace

Today I want to share some insight into the Silhouette Curio Workspace once you have opened your Silhouette Software. If you have a CAMEO already you should have the software on your computer. But for the Curio you will need to update the software to the latest version.   Warning: After we upgraded to Windows 10 my software kept on crashing every time I added an image to cut or emboss. So I...
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Silhouette Curio Review – So You Got A Silhouette Curio?

Warning! This is not a Silhouette Curio review by an expert but rather like the rest of us who had our hands on the Curio first, a very honest write up about this baby we have all been waiting for so patiently. Welcome to frustration levels hitting the pitch of our very high thatch roof! Literally. This is me trying to install the Silhouette Curio as I excitedly opened the box to find everything...
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