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How to create a personalized trinket box in Silhouette Alta

Posted on 1st October 2018
1- Open Silhouette Studio software (free edition). Click on your library if you have your shape saved. Alternately import your shape.

2- Select your shape.

3- Right click and ungroup the hearts.

4- Select the heart you want to use.

5- Type your text.

6- Select the font you want to use. I am using The Southampton font from

7- Select the text and right click and ungroup.

8- Adjust the letters so they overlap. Select the letters and then right click and select weld.

9- Select both the text and the heart, right click and group.

10- Go to File - Save as - Save to hard drive and save your design.

11- Open the Silhouette Alta software. Click on the the open file icon.

12- Find your studio file and open.

13- A new window will appear. Click on jewelry box.

14- your trinket box is created with an embossed personalized name.

15- You can move the lid from the base. Once you have the box to the size you need, click 3D print.

16 - Adjust the print settings to your needs and then click on print. You can print the lid and base separately. and even in different colours if you like.

17-Print each part separate. The box.


18- The lid


19- Then remove each piece of your mat and they should fit perfectly together.

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