Product Review and Discount: Silhouette Designer Edition Software

Product Review and Discount: Silhouette Designer Edition Software

I’ve had my Silhouette Portrait electronic die cutting machine for a while now and I am in total love with it (you can read my Portrait review from back in November). I didn’t think it could get much better until I got the Designer Edition Software and now I’ve got even more creative possibilities!

The Designer Edition has several extra features like more knife and eraser functions, rulers, the ability to convert any shape into a sketch or rhinestone image, pivot point rotation and you can also easily import and cut other file types, like SVG’s.

Right now we are offering several great deals on the Silhouette Portrait, Cameo and Designer Edition Software to Craft Gossip readers. By using the promo code ” GOSSIP ” at Silhouette from now until March 8th (because of some website difficulties Silhouette has extended the promo until the 10th) you can get any of these wonderful offers:

(1) 1 Silhouette Portrait™ and the Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition Software for $179.99

(2) 1 Silhouette CAMEO® and the Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition Software for $269.99

(3) The Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition Software for $24.99


Now I’d like to share a couple of projects I made using the Designer Edition. One of my favorite functions is the sketch window, you can turn any die cut image into a sketch. I sketched this cute Silhouette bunny shape , printed him on cardstock and had the Silhouette die cut the egg shape around him and then colored with markers. I essentially was able to make a digital stamp from my die cut shape, how cool is that!?


I think my second favorite feature is the ability to import other file types. I found this free shamrock shape SVG file on the Internet and was able to open it, trace it and then cut it for the perfect backdrop for my little leprechaun stamp.

So if your interested in upgrading your Silhouette software or maybe getting a new Portrait or Cameo machine be sure to visit Silhouette and use our promo code: GOSSIP  for some great savings!

And…………you might want to check back later today for very big giveaway announcement from Silhouette too!



  1. Amy M says

    I tried to use this code on their site and it only gives the discount on the software. If you have a cutting machine and software it doesn’t give you the discounted price for the “bundle”. Can you please check with them on the code? I’d love to get this by the deadline.

  2. says

    Amy, click on the link ( and it will take you directly to the bundles listed together, click the one you want and add to your cart and then at the bottom of the check out page is a link that says “Please sign in to redeem a gift card or promo code” , click that and sign in so you can then enter the promo code.

  3. Gene says

    Are there any promo for bundle with design software? I hate that I missed out please tell there is a way I can get it for 269.00 with design software. If so I will buy it

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