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Melissa Viscount (Silhouette School)
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Free 3D Paper Shaker Flower Silhouette Studio Cut File from Lori Whitlock
Just like we do the last Friday of every month, Silhouette School is
partnering up with designer Lori Whitlock to give away a free cut file. This week Lori is giving Silhouette School readers a super cute 3D Shaker Flower design file! To cut, simply downlo...
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Silhouette Video Tutorials...And Why You're Seeing More From Me!
In case you've been living under a rock, I've been sharing more and more Silhouette video tutorials....on the Facebook page, on YouTube , on Instagram even... heck I even created a Video Tuts section on the blog and soon I'll be launching my first 30 minute...
Silhouette video tutorials for beginners and advanced form Silhouette School.
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Teacher Gift Ideas: 9 Cute School Cut Files & Patterns for Silhouette Crafters
It's that time of year when I start to get requests for End of the School Year teacher gift ideas!  Do I have a treat for you!  I just ran across the mother lode of school cut files in the new bundle from The Hungry Jpeg.  There are nine school-inspired mon...
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Vinyl Mailbox Decal Design: Free Silhouette Studio Cut File
Vinyl mailbox decals are a popular way to add personal and curb appeal to a home.  One of the very first designs I created in Silhouette Studio was a monogram mailbox decal.  For this week's Freebie Friday I'm sharing the cut file with you so you can simply...
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Printing and Designing Life-Size Graphics in Silhouette Studio
I am constantly amazed at the power of Silhouette Studio - and all that it can do.  Did you know you can design and print beautiful life-size images from the software? Silhouette School weekly contributor Becky Dykes is here today to share the secret to pri...
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Vinyl and Spray Paint Wood Chair Makeover
A few months back I was driving down the road and I see this guy putting a bunch of 'stuff' out by the curb with a big sign that said 'FREE!'  The luck!  I quickly pulled over and snagged this wood chair.  It would do until I could find a bench for my front...
Before and after wood chair with spraypaint and vinyl monogram
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How to Cleanly Cut Cardstock with Silhouette: Line Segment Overcut Tutorial
If you're among large majority of us who've experienced bad Silhouette cuts on cardstock...fear not! Today we're sharing the one click trick to cutting cardstock cleanly with your Silhouette! Silhouette School contributor Becky Dykes is here with the answer...
How to cleanly cut cardstock and paper with Silhouette using the Line Segment Overcut feature.
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Why Use a Hat Press?
I think I get more questions about heat presses than perhaps any other single topic on Silhouette School. Today Jamie from Craft Chameleon , formerly PunchPlacePlus, is here to share a quick
tutorial on using a hat press ...and why you may find it easier t...
I think I get more questions about heat presses than perhaps any other single topic on Silhouette School. Today Jamie from Craft Chameleon, formerly PunchPlacePlus, is here to share a quick tutorial on using a hat press...and why you may find it easier to work with on certain HTV projects.
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July 4th Tie Freebie Friday
Note: This post may contain affiliate links. By clicking on them and purchasing products through my links, I receive a small commission. That's what helps fund Silhouette School so I can keep buying new Silhouette-related products to show you how to get t...
Note: This post may contain affiliate links. By clicking on them and purchasing products through my links, I receive a small commission. That's what helps fund Silhouette School so I can keep buying new Silhouette-related products to show you how to get the most out of your machine!
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Becky
Note: This post may contain affiliate links. By clicking on them and purchasing products through my links, I receive a small commission. That's what helps fund Silhouette School so I can keep buying new Silhouette-related products to show you how to get t...
Note: This post may contain affiliate links. By clicking on them and purchasing products through my links, I receive a small commission. That's what helps fund Silhouette School so I can keep buying new Silhouette-related products to show you how to get the most out of your machine!
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The Trick to Designing Single Line Rhinestone Text in 3 Steps in Silhouette Studio
I don't buy too many designs in the Silhouette Online Store , but there is one thing I'll spend my money on and that's thin fonts (sometimes called "sketch fonts").  They're the single line fonts that are designed for sketching with the Silhouette - rather ...
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Creating Mockups with Basic Design Tools in Silhouette Studio
Mockups are a popular topic here at Silhouette School! Last week I showed you how to use your own photos for mockups .  Sometimes, however, a photo isn't available...and that's why today's lesson is on how to create your own mockup designs using a few basic...
How to create your own mockups in Silhouette Studio using basic design tools
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People
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