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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Super Cool – FREE – Monogram Maker

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First of all, I want to thank all of you who have sent me such sweet thoughts & notes concerning my mother’s death.  It has been a really difficult time for me – and all of your kind words and prayers have meant so much and served to really support me!  I want you to know that I sincerely appreciate it! And, as I mentioned in my last post – we are in Baby mode at our house.  And focusing {Read More}

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Applique Bib Tutorial – part 2 – & Sale on Travel & Season Designs

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Happy Friday!   This post is to show you how I actually cut out the pieces, put together & embroidered the sailboat bib.  To see Part one of this post & I how I created the cut files — click here!)  This design is from Planet Appliqué – and this little sailboat design is currently only $1.00!  And it comes in multiple sizes. I used the 4×4 size, since this is a smaller bib.    These awesome terry cloth bibs {Read More}

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New Applique Tutorial (part 1)- and Silhouette Promotion!!

Greyson Brooks Collage

  Well, its been waaay too long since I’ve posted here — but life just gets a little crazy sometimes!   And my life is no exception – And, as you can tell from the photos — I’ve become a grandmother for the 2nd time!   Greyson Brooks made his arrival a week ago – -on Tuesday, June 17 at 4:46 am — weighing 7 lbs., 8oz!   Needless to say, we are all thrilled & in serious “baby mode” {Read More}

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New Replicate Tool Video & Silhouette Cameo Retreat, Nov. 14-16

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Happy Saturday! I hope all of you are enjoying this Spring Saturday!  Its windy & a little rainy here — but its warm!  So, I’m a happy girl.  And its been a great day to work inside on a few posts & updates for all of you! First — I have a new video tutorial that I’ve posted on YouTube.   I have upgraded my MAC to the newest version of the 3.0 Studio Software & its working just fine! {Read More}

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Creating at the Silhouette Retreat

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I know that I haven’t been on the blog much lately – -but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy!!   Last week was our Spring Silhouette Retreat in Peachtree City — just outside Atlanta!  What a fabulous time we had, as 42 ladies gathered to learn more about using their Silhouette Cameo, creating fun projects & meeting and reconnecting with friends!  There was a lot of laughing, talking, eating (of course) – -and creating!    Here are a few {Read More}

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Print & Cut with March Silhouette Promotion

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I think I’d have to say that Print & Cut is my favorite feature in the Silhouette Studio Software!  I mean, I just LOVE it!- -and there are so many possibilities of what you can do!   Take ANY image, bring it into your Studio Software & Cut!  Recently, I made some little Tags for a Christmas Bake Sale last year – -and today I want to share with you a tutorial for a gift tag – -using the Pattern {Read More}

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