10 FREE (or almost free) Fonts for Foiling (and sketching too!)
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10 FREE (or almost free) Fonts for Foiling
(and sketching too!)

It’s no secret that I LOVE fonts! Font selection can make or break a project and it is often the most time-consuming part of my design process. Lately I’ve been focused on finding fonts that work with the Foil Quill. Whether your project is playful, formal, or somewhere in between, here’s a few that I’ve…

Aloha! from Silhouette Summit 2019
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Aloha! from Silhouette Summit 2019

Aloha! I’m writing this to you from the shores of Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii where I’m attending Silhouette Summit! If you’re not familiar with Silhouette Summit, it is Silhouette America’s yearly partner event where they announce all the new and and exciting products coming in the next few months. Lycia EvanoffLycia is a lifelong…

Mother’s Day Card using the Foil Quill and your Silhouette
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Mother’s Day Card using the Foil Quill
and your Silhouette

I’ve always loved the look of foil accents and the “wow” factor they add to a variety of projects. My daughter gave me a Minc machine a few years ago and it’s been put to good use, so when I heard about the new Foil Quill from We R Memory Keepers, I knew I had…

Using Color Fonts in Silhouette Studio
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Using Color Fonts in Silhouette Studio

Like many Silhouette users, I LOVE fonts! I have quite a collection and yet I’m always looking for more – my current obsession being COLOR FONTS!!! Have you heard of them? Color fonts are the latest thing in typography, but not actually as “new” as you might think. In fact, if you’ve got a smartphone…

Using Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio
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Using Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio

If you’ve been using Silhouette Studio for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the Fill Color and Line Color options. But did you know that you can also fill shapes and text with patterns? The Fill Pattern option can be used for a variety of different things – creating printable designs, making your…

Registration ends soon for Silhouette Saturday 2019!
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Registration ends soon for Silhouette Saturday 2019!

It’s almost time for Silhouette Saturday 2019! If you’ve been thinking about attending this Silhouette workshop, don’t wait any longer because registration closes on March 3. Whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced user, there will be something for everyone. We’ll be working with specialty materials, learning layering techniques for both adhesive and heat…

How to Create a Decorative Edge Card in Silhouette Studio
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How to Create a Decorative Edge Card in Silhouette Studio

Do you like making personalized cards to send to your family and friends? I do! And when you own a Silhouette, there’s virtually no end to the creative possibilities. One example is this beautiful decorative edge card that I created in Silhouette Studio. It’s perfect for birthdays, Mother’s Day, thank-you cards, get-well wishes, or just…

46 Silhouette Posts to Help You Learn More About Your Cameo, Curio, Portrait, or Mint
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46 Silhouette Posts to Help You Learn More About Your Cameo, Curio, Portrait, or Mint

2018 is quickly coming to a close and what a great year it has been! I’m more convinced than ever that crafters in general – and Silhouette crafters in particular – are some of the most wonderful people in the world!!! I’ve enjoyed getting to know you better through my classes, workshops, and the comments…

How to make a Money Pad using your Silhouette (plus other great ideas for giving gifts of cash!)
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How to make a Money Pad using your Silhouette
(plus other great ideas for giving gifts of cash!)

Christmas is just around the corner! Have you finished all your holiday shopping? If you’re short on time or ideas, there’s one gift that’s perfect for any occasion – CASH! And with a little creativity, even a cash gift can look festive. Today I’ll share with you how to make a personalized money pad with…