Archives for December 2015

MORE Freebies – But You Have to Be Quick!!

Hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Ours was pretty low key — but very nice!   And then just spent the day recovering & being a lazy bum today!    But, tonight, I was made aware of Twelve Days of Freebies from TheHungry Jpeg!  And I wanted to write a quick post to make you all aware of it too! Beginning Christmas Day (I missed that one), TheHungry Jpeg has a daily Freebie for 12 days!  Today’s is {Read More}

Day #12 — Merry Christmas Giveaway

Merry Christmas to All of you!!  I hope that all of you are celebrating this season with your family & friends!  I want to wish each of you a Merry Christmas & say thank you for all the support & encouragement you have shown to me over the past year!  It has been so wonderful to meet so many new Silhouette friends through my hands on retreats, workshops in stores, All Things Silhouette Conference – and even online!    I {Read More}

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}

Day #10 – Four (Almost) Free Fonts & A Free Cut File!

Happy Tuesday!   I know that many of you are busy with your last minute holiday plans– wrapping, cooking, baking & creating!   (Hopefully not too much shopping left to do!   So, today’s post is to share with you four “Almost” Free fonts that you can download today & create with later!   They are “Almost” free, because they are only $1.00!!   (If you tweet about your purchase – you can actually get a 10% discount–bringing it down to {Read More}

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}

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}

Day #7 – Custom Rhinestone Designs with Sketch Fonts

I love bling – especially at Christmas!  But, I typically don’t wear rhinestone t-shirts or clothing!  So, I’m always looking for something to “bling up” with my Rhinestones!  So, today’s tutorial is going to show you how to create Custom Rhinestone Designs in Silhouette Studio Designer Edition.    (You can cut rhinestone designs without Designer Edition, but they have to be pre-made designs — You cannot create your own without DE).    If you aren’t sure about upgrading to Designer {Read More}

Day #6 – Trace & Detach — and Free Christmas Print & Cut files!

Christmas Eve is exactly 2 weeks from today!!!  Ahhh!   My shopping is almost done, and I’m working on wrapping.  In doing so, I decided to make my own labels & tags, instead of buying them!  (I always seem to run out.) There are many, many free printable files on the internet — All you have to do is search to find one that you like.  Here is one that I found from Petite Lemon — and I think its really {Read More}

Day #5 – Christmas Crafting – Cutting Larger Than the 12 Inch Mat

I love this mirror!   I made it 2 years ago with matte, permanent vinyl.  Its simple & easy to do, but its one of my favorite Christmas decorations. Its a large mirror that I set on my mantel.   (I’m sorry, I don’t remember where I bought this nativity design — and I know you are going to ask).  So, this tutorial is to show you how you can set up your software to cut larger than the 12″ {Read More}

Day #4 Christmas Crafting – FREE Cut File

Hi!  I am heading home from an awesome weekend in Columbia, SC at Creative Sewing Machine Center!  It was a wonderful weekend with a great group of ladies!  Most of the ladies in the class were beginners, so they were so excited about all of the possibilities of crafting with the Silhouette!   #1 at the top of the list was cutting their machine embroidery design with the Silhouette!!    Thanks, Peggy & all of your wonderful staff, for a great {Read More}