All Things Silhouette Conference – November 2019

Happy Friday!  We just finished our 8th “All Things Silhouette Conference” this past weekend!  Wow!  What an amazing weekend!   All I can say is this event just keeps getting better & better!! This conference is a weekend of learning, inspiration, friendship & fun!!   We have classes presented by the leading experts in the crafting industry, shopping from all of the best vendors of Silhouette machines & products, vinyl, blanks, embroidery, heat press & sublimation equipment, scrapbooking & so {Read More}

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Creating a Photo Text Collage in Silhouette Studio

As you may know, I recently attended the Silhouette Summit in Hawaii in May!  My 2 daughters tagged along,  and we had a wonderful time.  I wanted to make a little keepsake from the trip – so, I thought I would create a Photo Text Collage.  With the Designer Edition of the Silhouette software, you can add photographs to the Pattern Folder in your Library – Super Easy!  To do this, simply open your Library – and then find the {Read More}

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Combining Text & Designs – Using Siser Metal HTV

I am so excited to be headed to Hawaii on Saturday for the Silhouette Summit!  This is the 10th Anniversary of Silhouette America— so some exciting things are planned.  This Summit is where all new products are introduced & launched!  I will be sharing the information as it is released with all of you — so stay tuned!   Rumors are that very exciting new products are coming!! In preparation for this trip, I had to make a few things!  And {Read More}

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There Is Still Time for All Things Silhouette, June 2019!

Hello!!   We are just 49 days away from the 8th All Things Silhouette Conference – June 8-9, 2019!!!    I cannot believe it was 4 years ago in 2015 that I held the first Conference!!!  It has grown & expanded beyond my wildest imaginations!!  So thankful for everyone that participate & to be a part of it. I just wanted to share a quick post today to let you know that we do have a few spaces remaining for this event {Read More}

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The New Foil Quill & Tips to Get You Started!

So excited that my long awaited Foil Quill device from We R Memory Keepers arrived this week – -and I have been playing!!  Or…. “working” with it — and I wanted to share my discoveries with each of you!! Unboxing — First, the Foil Quill is a foiling tool that is designed to work with different electronic cutters — so, if your purchase the all-in-one kit, it includes 3 tip pens (standard, bold, fine) –  and comes with 4 adapters for different {Read More}

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Silhouette Spring Retreat

This past weekend was our Silhouette  Spring Retreat, and first event of 2019!  It was an amazing weekend with 35 women attending, along with 5 Terri Johnson Creates Instructors and myself!    Anytime you get 40 like minded women together, who all share a love of Silhouette — it is guaranteed to be a party!  And this weekend did not disappoint! Instruction & tutorials were shared for 9 fun projects — but even more important than the finished projects, were {Read More}

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Cutting Machine Embroidery Applique in Silhouette & Editing an Open Path

  Recently, we had a big weekend snow (big for Northern VA), and we were all cozy at home!  It’s no secret that I love machine embroidery — but just don’t often get the time.   But, with Valentines approaching & 5 precious grandchildren, it was the right time for embroidery!  So, today I’m sharing a few of the things I made & how I cut my machine embroidery appliqué on my Silhouette Cameo!  This is the whole reason I {Read More}

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Glass Etching Tips & Tricks

Happy New Year!  I hope that each of you had a wonderful holiday!!  Ours was awesome — hectic with all of the church and family activities — and 5 precious grand children – -but wonderful!  So thankful!  But, now I am ready to jump into 2019 — and one of my goals this year is to share more regular tutorials on the blog.  So, today’s post will share with you some of the ways you can be successful with glass {Read More}

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All Things Silhouette – June 8-9, 2019

I am so excited to finally be able to share the dates with  you  — June 8-9, 2019 for our 8th All Things Silhouette Conference.   This will, once again, be held in Peachtree City, GA — just outside Atlanta. We have listened to all of your feedback & have added many new classes this year!  Here us a listing of all of the classes that are scheduled! View the All Things Silhouette June 2019 schedule & directory. Click here {Read More}

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Silhouette Spring Retreat – March 1-3, 2019 – Woodbridge, VA

We are so excited to announce our first Intermediate Retreat for the Silhouette Cameo.   This retreat will be held in Woodbridge, VA — just outside of Washington, DC — March 1-3, 2019.  We will spending the weekend at the beautiful Hilton Garden Inn in Woodbridge. We will be teaching all new projects and classes.   The projects include: Creating & Cutting Faux Leather Earrings Reverse Canvas Designs – Start to Finish Scrapbooking & Silhouette — Designing Digital Scrapbook pages {Read More}

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