Silhouette Unboxing & First print and cut!

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Well, I finally got my Silhouette Portrait in the post today! Not that I had to wait long, but any amount of waiting when it comes to online shopping is long enough heheh….

This is how I received it, so exciting… no question as to what it was.

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Ta da! The Silhouette Portrait!

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Other side of the packaging….03

 

After opening the box, with the machine itself and the bits and pieces…

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The Portrait open after removing the packing tape which held the mechanism in place for shipping…

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Could not wait to use this thing!

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I was quick to get it setup and going, using my sticker sheets I had designed previously on awaiting the machine. I was disappointed with the first cut as it simply didn’t cut, then I realised that the cap around the blade had come loose – so after tightening that I found it was fine and worked perfectly.

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First print and cut, final result. The outside cut of this sheet is a bit rough, that was mainly due to me not setting the blade settings correctly. But the stickers themselves work perfectly!

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Check out those stickers! Whoohoo!

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I am extremely happy with my Silhouette Portrait. It works great with the two types of sticker paper I have on hand. I just need to work with the settings a bit more to get even better cuts!

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