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Melissa Viscount (Silhouette School)
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5 Minute Custom Coasters: Silhouette Tutorial
Looking for a quick, easy, inexpensive and custom gift?  I have the perfect idea for you today: custom coasters!  Seriously these took me like 5 minutes to make... First, you need to get yourself some blank coasters.   I got these clear 3.5" square inch acr...
Making custom coasters with Silhouette. Great personalized gift idea.
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Secret to Print and Cut Registration Marks on Dark or Patterned Paper
I hear this a lot from people...."My Silhouette has trouble detecting registration marks on dark and/or patterned paper." No worries, print and cutters, there is a secret tool that will help solve the failed registration marks detection issues you're experi...
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Creating Single Line Rhinestone Text Designs in Silhouette Studio
Today I'm answering a "student" question on the blog...it comes from a Shari who's stumped over how to create a single line rhinestone design. " I want to do some rhinestone lettering in "single line" lettering.   Everything I try comes out with double or a...
Tutorial on how to create single line rhinestone text designs in Silhouette Studio.
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Glass Etching Tips: 5 Ways to Get a Better Etch
Lots of Silhouette users use their machines to cut stencils to etch glass. But lots of crafters also struggle with getting a consistent and even etch that doesn't come with bubbles which cause bleeds.  So today as a follow up to my original tutorial on How ...
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These are really helpful tips. Makes for a beautiful etch. +Melissa Viscount 
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How to Make a Glitter Fill in Silhouette Studio
If you work with Glitter HTV or Glitter Vinyl a lot you may have found it necessary to create a mock up in Silhouette Studio only to realize that a solid color doesn't even come close to the glitter look. Adding solid colors and patterns to mockups is relat...
Tutorial on how to add glitter fills to Silhouette Studio designs and text.
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NOW ON SALE! What
if you had an easy-to-search, in depth, printable reference guide to
teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your
Silhouette machine?  What if you essentially had a tutor at your
fingertips to answer every question...
NOW ON SALE! What if you had an easy-to-search, in depth, printable reference guide to teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your Silhouette machine?  What if you essentially had a tutor at your...
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Designing Your Own Shapes in Silhouette Studio: Tips for Beginners
Today's is perhaps one of the most important lessons I've ever shared on Silhouette School...I'm not even exaggerating.  Today I'm going to give you some tips on creating your own designs in Silhouette Studio. Now why would you want to do this when you can ...
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Personalized Photo Stickers: Silhouette Tutorial
A few weeks ago we were really having trouble with my three year old listening. I know he's three...but he was off track at home and school and I needed to get him back.   I decided to make him a sticker chart using stickers of himself. Today I'm going to s...
Tutorial on how to make personalized photo stickers with Silhouette.
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Silhouette Project Idea: Easter Bunny Table Runner (Pier 1 Knockoff)
If you follow Silhouette School on Instagram you may have seen me drooling over the adorable burlap Easter Bunny table runner in the spring Pier 1 circular (which will set you back between $40 and $50).   I promised to make a DIY with my Silhouette I've don...
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How to Cut Drop Cloth with Silhouette
I have a secret weapon in my craft room...it's called drop cloth. As in the kind you use when you're painting.  Only...I use it for everything because it looks kinda like canvas or linen only a whole.lot.cheaper.  I have made pillow covers out of drop cloth...
Tutorial and cut settings for cutting drop cloth material with Silhouette.
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The Ultimate Silhouette Guide ebook RELEASE!
It's finally here...it's finally here!!!  I am finally ready to share my third baby with you: " The Ultimate Silhouette Guide: Tutorials, Tips and Troubleshooting (to get the most out of your machine) ". For months and months and months I've been plugging a...
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Reverse Weeding Explained: How and When to Do It (Silhouette Tutorial)
I'm taking the day off and handing over the class to Becky and Glenna from My Paper Craze again today! - Melissa ** We're so excited to be here at Silhouette School and share with another great tutorial! This little beauty will come in handy next time you d...
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Work
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