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Melissa Viscount (Silhouette School)
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Set of Christmas Gift Tags: Free Silhouette Studio Cut File
A few weeks ago I created a set of Christmas tags and I have to admit, I'm pretty proud of how they turned out!  Since I love you all so much (and since you all but begged me on Instagram to share the tags) I have them for you as this week's Freebie Friday....
Set of three Christmas gift tags ready to print and cut on Silhouette.
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22 of My Favorite Silhouette & Crafty Items to Put on Your Holiday Wish List!
Black Friday is in two days!! (How did that happen?!)  I hope you've all been 'Nice' this year because I've got a LONG list of Silhouette-related crafting items you're gonna want to put on your holiday wish list! This list includes some of my favorite Silho...
22 of my favorite Silhouette and crafty items to put on your Christmas wish list.
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Happy Thanksgiving day to you 
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Testing the CURIO Embossing Tips in the Silhouette CAMEO
Every time I mention the Curio blades and tips on the blog or on Silhouette School's social media sites I get questions about whether or not they can be used in the CAMEO and/or Portrait.  The fact of the matter is the Curio tips and blades can physically f...
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Cute Thanksgiving Turkey EOS Lip Balm: Free Silhouette Cut File
It's Freebie Friday and this week I'm sharing an adorable Thanksgiving turkey file perfect for decorating your EOS lip balm...'cause I know you want to decorate your chapstick, righhhhttt?! ;) I never really had the desire too either...until I saw a free pr...
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Silhouette Studio Ruler Disappeared! How to Get It Back
Silhouette Studio Designer Edition opens up a bunch of extra features - and among them is a ruler along the top and sides of the work area.  Sometimes that ruler seems to disappear on its own. No worries - it's easy to get back. Open up Silhouette Studio. N...
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How to Heat Press a Hat: No Special Attachment Needed (Silhouette HTV Tutorial)
Big things are happening around here today - 1) I have a tutorial for you on how to add heat transfer vinyl to hats and caps (without any special heat press attachments) and 2) we have a very special guest blogger! I'm so thrilled Rachel Barnhart agreed to ...
How to Heat Press a Hat without any special heat press attachments - Silhouette HTV Tutorial.
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So Thankful....for So Much (And Discount Code for Crafter Starter Kits)
Happy Thanksgiving!!!   This year has truly been an amazing year for Silhouette School  - and to think we're not even two years old yet.  As I reflect on the last 11 months it's hard to believe all that Silhouette School has achieved and all that I have to ...
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13 Free Silhouette Cut Files from the Silhouette Design Store (and how to find free designs)
Sketch Fonts and Rhinestones and 3D Designs, oh my! If your day hasn't been made yet - prepare to have it made right now because Silhouette America is giving away 12 free Silhouette Studio Cut Files right the opportunity to get another dozen free...
12 Free designs from the Silhouette online store and how to find free designs in the store!
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Turn Sketch Fonts into Cuttable Fonts in Silhouette Studio
I don't buy a whole lot of designs or fonts from the Silhouette Studio library - but there's one thing I will buy and that's sketch fonts and that's because these single line fonts are SUPER useful! Not only are the Silhouette sketch fonts ideal for using w...
how to turn a single line sketch font into a cut-able font in silhouette studio.
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Embossing on Cardstock with Silhouette Curio: Wide vs Fine Tip
Today we're talking all about embossing with the Silhouette Curio!  Silhouette School weekly contributor Becky put the Curio's embossing capabilities to the test and she's here with the results!   We'll be the first to admit that we've been a little hesitan...
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How to Fake Hand Drawn Lettering Skills in Silhouette Studio
I have NO skills in the handwriting department and let's not even talk about calligraphy....just no.  But...I can fake it with the best of them! Yup, more and more with the help of Silhouette Studio and now, a second specially coded set of fonts from The Hu...
How to fake hand drawn lettering skills in Silhouette Studio using fonts with alternative characters.
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Free 'Give Thanks' Silhouette Studio Cut File (Freebie Friday)
It's time for another round of Freebie Friday on Silhouette School.   The free .Studio cut file I'm sharing this week has worked hard for me! I've used it in so many ways and I just can't wait to see how all of you use it! Last year I cut the design on a co...
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SAHM, Freelance Writer, Blogger, DIYer
Writing, Crafting, Sewing, DIY, Laundry, Dishes, & Dinner are my specialities
  • Blogger
    2008 - present
    Founder, editor, writer for Silhouette School, Two It Yourself, New Mama's Corner
  • Stay at Home Mom
    MOM, 2008 - present
    Freelance Writer, 2009 - 2013
    TV News Producer, 2007 - 2008
    TV News Producer, 2004 - 2007
    TV News Producer, 2003 - 2004
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Melissa Langford, Melissa Langford Viscount
Freelance Writer and blogger
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. 
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Wife, Mom of 2, founder of several websites
  • Ithaca College
    Television/Radio, 1999 - 2003