Print & Cut – Its Not Just for Paper!

We are on “Baby watch” at our house, as our oldest daughter is ready to deliver her 3rd baby boy!  In fact, today is her actual due date — so it could be any day!!  This “Mimi” is pretty excited and in the to create baby things!  My daughter asked that I “make them with Silhouette” instead of machine embroidery, because she doesn’t like how “scratchy” machine embroidery can be on the back.  Not good for a new little baby! {Read More}

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What I’ve Learned About the New Cloud Update to Silhouette Studio Software

I am so excited about the latest update to the Silhouette Studio Software – Version 3.7.026 – which was released this week as a free update.  At this time, it is an optional update — which means if you don’t want to use it, you don’t have to!  But for me, I love the idea of being able to access all of my designs from any location!  And once again, I’m just thrilled that Silhouette America has provided this FREE of {Read More}

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Day #11 – Where Has My Designer Edition Code Gone??

Hello!!  Hard to believe that Christmas is here!   But, I hope & pray that each of you are enjoying a wonderful holiday season with family & friends!  I know that many of you are busy with shopping, wrapping, cooking & more!   This year, we are doing something a little “untraditional” for Christmas dinner — we are going to our favorite Chinese restaurant in DC — the Peking Gourmet Inn!  Its our family favorite & this allows me to {Read More}

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Day #9 – Part 2 of Print & Cut Gift Tags

Hello –  Today I’m going to share with you how to finish creating our little penguin Print & Cut gift tag in Silhouette Studio!   Its perfect to use for bake sales (like I did) — or gift tags for your Christmas gifts!  This technique can be applied to make all types of tags for any occasion!  Instead of the penguin — use a picture of the recipient!  That way, even the littlest one at your party can help distribute gifts! This video {Read More}

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Day #8 – How to Turn Regular Cut Files to Print & Cut

Well, Christmas Eve is just one week away — so, if you are like me — you are working hard on your “to-do list”!    As a result, today & tomorrow’s posts are ones that I shared from 2013.   However, many of you have joined us since 2013, so this will be new to you!!  And its great information on how you can convert regular cut files into Print & Cut.     You may notice some differences in the {Read More}

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Day #3 Christmas Crafting – Using the Replicate Tool

Wow!  These December days seem to go by so quickly, as we prepare for Christmas!  So, here’s a little tip that I hope will make things a little easier for you!   I love the Replicate Tool in Silhouette Studio.   Here’s a link to an earlier post about the Center of Rotation in this window, and today I’m going to show you some additional features there! I’m making some labels for Christmas envelopes & gift giving, so I purchased this {Read More}

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Black Friday Sale! Promo Code & Huge Savings from Silhouette!

Happy Thanksgiving!! I hope that your day is full of good food, friends and family, and many blessings to be thankful for! I will have both of my daughters, their husbands, and all 3 grandsons here for dinner — along with long time friends & their 2 little boys! So, our home is sure to be full! But, before all the company descends, and the cooking is in full swing, take a few minutes to shop this huge Black Friday {Read More}

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Recap of All Things Silhouette Conference – and April Registration Now Open!

Well, our first  ever All Things Silhouette Conference is in the books, and I am just about recovered!  It was amazing — I met so many wonderful people, reconnected with long time friends & just had a blast, in general!  We had attendees from all over the country — California, Seattle, Texas, Florida, Kansas, Oklahoma, Delaware & so many more states were represented!  Rather than try to tell you all about it, I’ve put together a little video montag that {Read More}

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PixScan Mat Tutorial & Cameo Giveaway!

Hard to believe its Thanksgiving!!  One of my favorite times of year!  So, this weekend — because we are so thankful for you & all of your support — we are giving away a free Cameo!!!  But, first the Pix Scan tutorial, with giveaway info to follow! If you have read this blog for any time at all, you know that I love working with fabric!  I love the texture, assortment & look of fabric — not to mention, I {Read More}

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New Silhouette Mint Stamping Machine Preview & Free Software Download

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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