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Melissa Viscount (Silhouette School)
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(Permanent) Gilded Etched Glass Vase: Silhouette Tutorial
Hi, Silhouette School Students! Melissa's enjoying her time in Barcelona this week so she asked me to help teach the class while she's gone.  I'm Rachel from Architecture of a Mom and I'm super excited to be your substitute teacher today with this fun Gilde...
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20 Silhouette Tutorials, Project Ideas and Tips for All Skill Levels
Another month is in the books here at Silhouette School. I know I say this every month but I can't believe it's the end of (fill in the blank month) - in this case, April.   This month the lesson plan included everything from reviews on stretch HTV and cutt...
20 more awesome Silhouette tutorials and project ideas from Silhouette School
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Layering Vinyl When the Vinyl's Not Actually Layered (Apple Word Art Pt 2) & GIVEAWAY
Last week I showed you how to design a custom apple word art with students' names in Silhouette Studio.  Today I'm going to show you how to cut and layer that design - the same process applies to any layered design, so don't worry if you don't have an apple...
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Mother's Day Flower Pot Slide Out Card (Free Studio Cut File)
Soo....a few days ago I asked on Facebook and Instagram if you guys
would be interested in a new series on Silhouette School called ' Freebie Friday .'  The 500+ 'yes's'
in 38 minutes gives me the impression you might be a little interested.
So....we're ...
Silhouette tutorial and free .studio cut file for making a slide out Flower Pot card and envelope for Mother's Day.
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How to Decorate Ribbon with HTV (More than Just for Silhouette Cheer Bows!)
You know, just when I think I've reached the limit of my Silhouette, I come across another fabulous project that it conquers without hesitation! Today, I've got a fun tutorial on how to decorate your own ribbon. Now the tutorial we have put together is desi...
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11 Free Apples Studio Files (Silhouette Project Idea)
Teacher Appreciation Week is coming in just a few weeks (May 4-8, 2015) and since I love all of my 'students' I figured I'd help you all out and give you a set of awesome apple decals that you can use in many different ways. They're all Silhouette Studio cu...
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Mother's Day Photo Shape "MOM" Card (Free Studio File)
It's Freebie Friday at Silhouette School!! And you know what that means...I'm sharing a free .Studio cut file on the blog along with an awesome tut. Last year for Father's Day I shared a free Father's Day Photo Mat Template Studio file on the blog and it wa...
Tutorial and free cut file for making a Photo Shape Card for Mother's Day.
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Silhouette Tutorial: Trick to Cutting Text Without Downloading the Entire Font
So this tutorial is one of those little workaround life hacks that I just stumbled upon.  It's pretty genius actually...not that I'm patting myself on the back or anything. I mean for all I know I could just be late to the party and this could be an old cra...
Silhouette Studio tutorial on how to use a font in Silhouette Studio without downloading and installing the entire font onto the computer.
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Word Art Apple with Names: Silhouette Tutorial (Teacher Gift Idea)
Last year around this time I started seeing lots of these word art apples popping up all over the place. They're a great teacher gift or end of the year t-shirt design idea.  Today I'm going to show you how to create your own custom apple name decal. The fi...
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Designing Business Cards in Silhouette Studio
Today's the big day...I'm headed to Salt Lake City for my first blog conference.  It's called Snap (follow along on my Instagram ) and I've been prepping for it for months by creating new business cards and some handouts (aka media kits) for when I meet wit...
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How to Select by Color in Silhouette Studio
If you've ever worked with a multi-piece design, especially paper or vinyl, you know how pain-stacking and time consuming it can be to select and move each and every piece individually.  If you have Designer Edition , you're in luck.  By combining the Selec...
Tutorial on how to use Silhouette Studio Designer Edition's Select By Color tool.
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Spring & Floral-inspired Silhouette-Friendly Fonts and Vectors
This is a sponsored post...however, as always, all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago I was browsing through one of the Silhouette-related Facebook pages and someone mentioned this new website called The Hungry JPEG . Huh...they've got a cute name I'll go...
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Occupation
SAHM, Freelance Writer, Blogger, DIYer
Skills
Writing, Crafting, Sewing, DIY, Laundry, Dishes, & Dinner are my specialities
Employment
  • Blogger
    2008 - present
    Founder, editor, writer for Silhouette School, Two It Yourself, New Mama's Corner
  • Stay at Home Mom
    MOM, 2008 - present
  • Examiner.com
    Freelance Writer, 2009 - 2013
  • WBAL HEARST ARGYLE TELEVISION INC
    TV News Producer, 2007 - 2008
  • WJAC TV
    TV News Producer, 2004 - 2007
  • KVLY TV
    TV News Producer, 2003 - 2004
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Other names
Melissa Langford, Melissa Langford Viscount
Story
Tagline
Freelance Writer and blogger
Introduction
Hi, I'm Melissa.  I blog over at Silhouette School Blog my flagship site and spinoff Two It Yourself (a DIY website).  I enjoy writing, creating, crafting, and volunteering at my kids' schools. 
Bragging rights
Wife, Mom of 2, founder of several websites
Education
  • Ithaca College
    Television/Radio, 1999 - 2003