New Silhouette Mint Stamping Machine Preview & Free Software Download

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Back in May, I was fortunate enough to attend the first ever Silhouette Summit, where this year’s new products were introduced.  Many of you have seen my blog about the Curio — and even purchased this great new machine.    The next new member of the Silhouette family is about to be introduced — and I thought I’d show you what I’ve seen & my first impressions. First, here is a link to a video that I made at the {Read More}

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Military Trademark Concerns in Your Silhouette Business


Welcome Christine as our guest blogger today!  She will be teaching “Cutting for Business” at the All Things Silhouette Conference — and is sharing some great information with us today!  I know you are going to find it helpful!  You will want to visit her blog & subscribe there, as well!  Hi! I’m Christine from Cutting for Business. I blog about all things related to running a business or making money with your Silhouette. Terri graciously invited me to blog {Read More}

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How Test Cut Can Save Your Day

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One of my favorite things about using the Silhouette Cameo is trying new products & changing things up!  However, there is nothing more frustrating than working on a project & going to cut — only to have a total fail!  And it seems that this fail occurs when you are using the last few inches that you have of a material!  Sometimes, there are a variety of factors — Your blade is old & needs to be replaced; There is {Read More}

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A Girl & Her Pony Silhouette Scrapbook Layout


This week, my family & I are enjoying the Outer Banks of North Carolina — our kids & the grandsons!  Pretty excited about spending time at the beach with all of them!  Its the first time we’ve ever done this — so I’ll be sharing some pictures soon!  So…….filling in for me today on the blog is Jeana Goodwin!   I’m also excited today to have Jeana  from sharing with us on the blog!  Jeana is a contributing designer for {Read More}

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Never Forget

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September 11 is a day that no American will every forget.  We all have our perspectives & stories of where we were and how this day impacted us.  Those of us living the in Washington DC area had a unique perspective on the Pentagon attack.  We all know people who work there & go in and out of there daily.  Many of us know someone who was killed or injured that day. It was a beautiful September morning here, just {Read More}

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Stickers & Planners – Free Print & Cut Sticker File

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Last year I bought an Erin Condren Lifeplanner — and I love it!  So, as I began planning events & retreats for 2016, I needed a new one that went through 2016!  So, I ordered one & it arrived today!!  (As you can see — they personalize it!  Love that!)     So, recently, I’ve been introduced into the world of Planners!  It seems that there is a whole world of “Planner Girls” that decorate their planners beautifully!!  They use stickers, {Read More}

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Weeding Tiny Little Vinyl Bits

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Happy Weekend!  And its a long, 3 day weekend at that!  I’ve never been a huge fan of Labor Day weekend, because it signals the end of summer, flip flops & no more wearing of white!  (Yes, I follow that rule!)  But, this Labor Day weekend, there are a lot of exciting things on the horizon — like next weekend, my entire family – 6 adults & 3 grandsons are all headed to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a {Read More}

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Back To School with Silhouette

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Hi!  Hard to believe that summer is almost over (boo-hoo) and school is starting back up all over the country.  I know that some of you have been in session for a week or two now — but here in Northern Virginia, school starts next week!  Regardless of when school begins in your area — you are going to love this little DIY Apple Card from our Guest today — Amy Robison!  I am so excited to introduce Amy to {Read More}

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Savannah Silhouette Retreat, January 2016

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So excited to announce our first 2016 event!   Join us for an exciting weekend of Silhouette learning, inspiration & fun!   For the first time ever,  we will offer a Pre-Day session on Friday for those of you who are beginners, or are feeling a little rusty with your Silhouette skills!  This gives attendees an opportunity to become comfortable with the Silhouette Cameo on Friday, before moving on to more intermediate projects on Saturday & Sunday! Learn to use {Read More}

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Fonts, Fonts & Free Fonts!

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Some of you know that I love working with fonts in Silhouette Studio – -and embroidery too!   My Craftsy class is all about Machine Embroidered Monograms — so all about fonts!   This class launched in January of this year – -and I’m pleased to say that over 1400 people have enrolled!  This class includes a free download of a beautiful Laura Worthington font — Adorn — for embroidery!  The embroidery font alone is worth the price of the {Read More}

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