Happy Valentine’s Day! Using the Line Style Tool to Create Print & Cut

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I think that Valentine’s Day is one of the most fun days for crafters like us!   We have the opportunity to use our creativity to share our love with the people in our lives!  And this year, with my oldest grandson in pre-school, its even more fun for this “Mimi” to make Valentines for his friends in his class.   As it happens, they are all boys!   The teacher is quite a saint!   Can you imagine a {Read More}

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Free Designs from Dingbats & New Silhouette Retreats

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I am so excited to share with you that we have new Silhouette Retreats scheduled — So many of you have asked for Retreats in different parts of the country!  I’m sure you can understand how much goes into locating a venue & planning for these.  So, after some research,  I’ve discovered a treasure of a retreat center in Ohio!   So, we have a Silhouette & Spa retreat scheduled for May in Ohio;   And we have a new {Read More}

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Enter to Win My Upcoming Craftsy Class

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So, as promised, here is the information that you need to enter to win my upcoming Craftsy Class free!  Simply click on the  picture -and it will take you to the entry page.   Then provide the information needed to enter.  Even if you already have a Craftsy account, you can enter to win this class! But don’t delay, as the contest ends Wednesday evening, January 7. The class will go live on Thursday, January 8. And at that time, {Read More}

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Happy New Year! New 2015 Events

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Happy New Year to everyone!   Hope that you all enjoyed a wonderful Christmas & New Years Day!   Our Christmas was celebrated with our daughters & their families — so it was awesome!  A little hectic with 6 adults, 6 dogs, and 3 little ones in the house (2 of which are under 6 months old) — but it was the most wonderful kind of hectic!  I love every minute of it! I love New Years – -its a time to start {Read More}

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Awesome Silhouette Black Friday Sale!!!

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 CHOOSE FROM ANY OF THESE AWESOME BUNDLES PORTRAIT BUNDLE -Portrait machine & 1 free year to Club Silhouette for $179.99 CAMEO Bundle #1  – CAMEO machine, Designer Edition software upgrade, Dust Cover, 4 Tools and $25 Download card to the Silhouette Design Store for $269.99 CAMEO Bundle #2 – CAMEO machine, Design Edition software upgrade and 1 free year to Club Silhouette for $299.99 CAMEO & Portrait Bundle (One for you, one for a friend!)   CAMEO machine, Portrait machine and 2, $25 {Read More}

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Upcoming Silhouette Black Friday Sale & New Silhouette Retreat

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  Happy Thanksgiving! I know that many of you are busy preparing your Thanksgiving meals – -and I also know that some of you are planning on staying up late to be sure you get a chance to buy your Silhouette products at these tremendous savings!  But, I also know that many of you are new to Silhouette & the blog — so I just wanted to share a few of the projects I’ve made in the past year — and {Read More}

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Quick DIY Fall Project – Be Thankful!

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I LOVE Thanksgiving!   Now, those of you that know me might be surprised to hear me say that — as you know I’m not a big fan of Fall.   Because Fall leads to……………….WINTER!!!!   Well, I won’t go there!    But, I love Thanksgiving because I have so very much to be thankful for!  I sometimes feel its the “forgotten holiday” between Halloween & Christmas — and I think its important that we stop & say “thank you” {Read More}

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“Back to School” with Silhouette!! Creating Text in a Circle & Silhouette Promo

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As I’m writing this post, its hard to believe that Summer is winding down!  Those of you that know me, know that I LOVE Summer — and really hang on to it as long as I possibly can!   And I’m actually looking out the window, as I write, at the beautiful Pensacola Beach & Gulf of Mexico.   I was teaching a small workshop here this past week, and my hubby and I tacked on a few days of {Read More}

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Silhouette Studio & Embrillance Embroidery Essentials!!

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As many of you know, the very first reason I wanted a Silhouette  Cameo was to cut Machine Embroidery Appliques!  I HATE cutting those in the hoop & I’m often not successful cutting the hoop.    And, you may also know that I”ve been wishing & hoping for a long time that someone would combine these these two wonderful software features — in one software program — and finally it has happened!!!!   The brilliant folks at “Embrillance Software” have teamed up {Read More}

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10 Awesome Sites for FREE SVG Files & Silhouette Promo Code

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So -I’m really excited today to share with you the current Silhouette Promotion – which is 40% off of Designer Edition Upgrade — but first, I want to answer a few questions that I often receive about the Designer Edition Upgrade.   People ask whether or not they really “need” the DE Upgrade — or why would they want it.  So, I thought I’d share with you the reasons why I LOVE it! You can open any SVG files in Studio {Read More}

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