Graduation Gift Card Envelope

2017-05-18T15:58:53+00:00June 4th, 2015|cards, silhouette|

Last weekend we had a few graduations in the family--a nephew and a set of twins (niece+nephew). I hadn't had much time to run out to get them something and then I thought, 'Pfffff, what am [...]


New Kit: Finger Tabs

2017-05-18T18:40:58+00:00February 14th, 2015|printables, silhouette, tips and tricks|

I've been on a little 'accent' kick of late. I think that happens when you have an end goal in sight of something you're wanting to do. (All will be revealed in good time. :) ) [...]


Scale Tool? Workin’ Cool.

2017-05-29T19:57:11+00:00May 16th, 2014|silhouette, tips and tricks|

There was one thing that really bothered me about the Scale tool in the previous Studio software. It didn't work right.  If you were to rotate a square 45 degrees and change the width, rather than [...]


friday freebie | wizarding fun

2017-05-29T20:26:04+00:00August 16th, 2013|freebies, projects, silhouette|

This past week we did our annual girls camp. Love this time. Love spending some QT with my daughters and my dear friends--Lisa Bearnson + Kristy Banks--and their daughters. It's always an adventure and we never [...]

thickening the handwritten words

2017-10-18T15:07:35+00:00August 13th, 2013|silhouette, tips and tricks|

While the handwritten words work pretty darn well because Silhouette cuts so beautifully, occasionally you may want to cut them smaller or on something more paper-like where it will require them to be thicker. Did you [...]

silhouette | getting cleaner cuts

2017-02-07T18:28:19+00:00December 29th, 2011|silhouette, tips and tricks|

One question I get asked a-plenty is "How do you get such clean cuts?" Some of those smaller, more detailed cuts with This+That can be tricky. Here are my answers to the questions in the order [...]

making a lace paper

2018-02-28T20:08:45+00:00February 11th, 2011|silhouette, tips and tricks|

I loooove lacey papers. And I looooove tone-on-tone backgrounds. You might remember this page I made quite some time ago. Did you know that you can make your own lace paper with your single-image shapes? If [...]

accessing your GSD files

2018-03-02T18:37:56+00:00September 7th, 2010|silhouette, tips and tricks|

In light of a little thread going on over at Two Peas, I thought perhaps I might share a little step-by-step on how to access the Silhouette GSD files from me or any other GSD source--not [...]

“love always”

2017-02-07T18:29:33+00:00September 1st, 2010|pages, silhouette|

So the new SideNote kit I put up this week not only comes with four color choices, but, you can also customize them even more if you want!Take a look at this page (which I photographed [...]

SHUT . . . . UP!!!

2018-03-02T19:05:53+00:00August 5th, 2010|digital shapes, silhouette|

This is a term of endearment and great excitement, not me being rude. :) RUN go see what Nichol Magouirk did with the brand new kit from yesterday! OH MY FREAKIN' HECK!   It is absolutely [...]


“father’s day”

2018-03-02T19:14:11+00:00July 7th, 2010|pages, silhouette|

Okay, let's all let out a collective gasp. *GASP* I know, I'm doing the same thing . . . right there with ya. It's been weeks since I've scrapbooked anything. Yesterday I thought to myself, "I'm [...]


a little t-shirt goodness

2018-03-02T19:21:24+00:00June 15th, 2010|silhouette, zach: mission|

So a couple weeks ago I was chatting with my dear friend Lisa Bearnson, who's son is also serving an LDS mission right now in North Carolina. It's nice to comisserate with someone. ;) She was [...]


there’s a bit of this going on this week

2018-03-02T19:28:47+00:00May 23rd, 2010|silhouette|

    That's right. Kid #2 will soon be done with high school. Crazy! Finally got the announcement done. Better get those printed and in the mail tomorrow. ;) (Sorry, I felt compelled to blur the [...]


inpsiration can come from anywhere

2018-03-02T19:31:33+00:00May 7th, 2010|silhouette|

So I'm doing the Inspire U over on the Silhouette blog today, but wanted to share this here too. This finally happened this week:   Ahhhhhh, ya gotta love the lilacs! I've been waiting and waiting [...]


the silhouette blog hop

2018-03-02T19:33:24+00:00April 29th, 2010|silhouette|

To kick off National Scrapbook Day, Silhouette is doing a blog hop! Check out this list of amazing people who are playing! Jennifer McGuire Janet Hopkins Wendy Sue Anderson Nichol Magouirk Jen Gallacher Robyn Werlich [...]


something must be wrong with me

2018-03-02T19:34:42+00:00April 23rd, 2010|silhouette|

Look what I did on this page! NO WHITE CARDSTOCK! Ummmm . . . it's been a while since that's happened . . . quite a while. :) [Fonts: LD Mischievous, SNF Miss Molly, LD Remington [...]


such a loser!

2018-03-02T19:42:23+00:00March 25th, 2010|silhouette|

Man, I've been going to share some photos that my son sent for days now. Yeah, it's Thursday . . .  I know. I've also got some photos of Jordan's play to share too. Been catching [...]


somebody stop me!

2018-03-02T19:44:04+00:00March 19th, 2010|silhouette|

I don't think I've made this many pages in a week since my QVC days! lol My son recently sent some photos (it's about time!). I LOOOOOVE this photo he sent and had to use it [...]


feeling lucky

2018-03-02T19:45:11+00:00March 17th, 2010|silhouette|

So, because it's St. Patrick's Day today, it inspired me to make a page about my family and just how lucky I am to have them in my life. I'm using the new fonts that are [...]


i remember this moment very well

2018-03-02T19:46:28+00:00March 15th, 2010|silhouette|

[Shapes: leaf_branch_C00009_27205, phrase_fresh_2463, borderlines_2405] I can just taste those juicy apples in my mouth! Oh, they were so divine! Six more months to eat them again. Gotta be fall. Need that cool crisp infusion of flavor. [...]


personalize your pillows

2018-03-02T19:48:39+00:00March 12th, 2010|silhouette|

I made this fun little item using heat transfer for the Scrapbook Trends blog today. It's words to describe Jordan . . . if you couldn't tell. Of course, it wasn't until this morning that i [...]