Girls Just Wanna Have Sun FREE Design

For any of you that know me — you KNOW that I love All Things Summer!!   Tank Tops, Flip Flops, Pool, Beach, but mostly the Sun!!!   The warmer weather & sunshine just puts me in the best mood ever!!  Not to mention that you don’t have to deal with hats, gloves, socks, coats……….   You get the idea! To celebrate Summer — and to maybe hold on to it just a little bit longer — I’ve created a {Read More}

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Sensational Savings on Things You Want!

I don’t know about you – but I love a good sale!  And I have to admit that I have spent a lot of time & energy in the past, stalking Amazon on Prime day to see if the things that I need (want) were actually on sale!!  Sometimes I have even been known to buy things that I never thought about buying — just because they are on sale!  (Yikes — hello FB Marketplace?) So today, instead of doing {Read More}

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Silhouette Getaway Weekend Registration is Live!

I am very excited to announce the very first of its kind — Silhouette Getaway Weekend!  with me (Terri Johnson) and Mandy Graham of Sparkleberry Ink!   This weekend is very different from the All Things Silhouette Conference, as it is much smaller & hands on with 7-8 Silhouette projects.    Attendees will bring their laptop & Cameo- and have the opportunity to sit & create for the 3 days!   It is a much smaller event, with only 100 {Read More}

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Happy July 4th!! Using Pattern Fill for a Quick Design!

Its hard to believe that summer is flying by so quickly!!   And why does it seem that winter drags by so slow!??   I love summer & everything about it — but it just seems that the time flies by so quickly.  And with all of the outdoor activities, there often isn’t much time for creating or crafting! So, today I wanted to share with you a quick way that you can create a fresh, new design — with {Read More}

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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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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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