Etching Metal with Your Silhouette Cameo Machine

[wp_ad_camp_3] I recently decided to make my purchase of the Chomas Etching Tool for my Silhouette Cameo. This is something I had known about for months but was debating whether or not to get it. I wasn't sure how well it would work...after all the machine is primarily known to cut paper and vinyl...(thin) materials...so how could it possibly engrave or etch metal. But a recent post I saw pop up in my feeds reinforced the idea this tool was something I had to get my hands on to test out for myself.What is a Chomas Etching Tool and what will it do?The engraving tip does not require any other special pieces to work. No special mats either, just use your original Silhouette mat.It will engrave or etch on pretty much anything you would normally cut! The tip is made of a very hard carbide. Works best on metal sheets, Core'dinations cardstock, acrylic,...

Free Converted Font for Valentine’s Day

To be able to get some quick Valentine designs out to you as quickly as possible, I decided to convert a heart font I had in my collect. I can NOT take credit for these designs. It's actually a free to use font KG Heart Doodles that can be found on most free font websites. It was created by an artist named: Kimberly Geswein. I believe I originally downloaded mine from dafont.com and can be found here: www.dafont.com/kg-heart-doodles.font What I did here was to take the time and converted these to be vector/svg images and only did most of the Upper and Lower case letters along with ones that I believe would work well as cut files in Silhouette. I even altered the ones with a "scribble" fill by making them a solid image to create cut friendly graphics. I am sharing with you a PDF file, Studio and .SVG file option. You are more than welcome to...