Silhouette Portrait...GIVEAWAY!


Need I say more?!? ;) 

Okay, okay...you twisted my arm! Y'all know I can't just stop right there. Seriously though, if you have been following my blog for any length of time, you know how much I adore my Silhouette machine. If you are a teacher...it's an absolute must {at least that's how you can convince your husband}. ;)

The creations that are possible with this little gem of a machine are truly endless. It saves hours in the classroom. I can't tell you how excited I was when I no longer had to punch out letters for bulletin boards. 


Well, the team at Silhouette America has decided to give away another machine! EEEeeek!!!! They must love teachers as much as I do! 

Here is what you need to do to enter: 

1) Visit Silhouette America and click "see if you qualify" to sign up for the educators discount. Then, you can save 20% on all Silhouette purchases! You can also "like" them on Facebook right {HERE}

2) "Like" Second Grade Shenanigans on Facebook by clicking {HERE}

3) Follow my TPT shop so that you can receive updates on my newest products. Click {HERE}

4) Follow my lil' blog by clicking {HERE}

5) "Like" and "Share" the giveaway on Facebook. You can do that on my fan page {HERE}

6) In the comments section, tell me how you plan to use this machine in your classroom. Click {HERE}.  

Easy as 1...2...3...456! ;) 


Best of Luck!!! 

Hope you are having a fabulous week! And I couldn't resist...

96 comments:

  1. I can see this being useful in making gifts for parents and for adding special touches in items used in the classroom.

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  2. HUUUMP Day! Haha Love it! :) Best commerical ever! And this is the best giveaway ever! Thanks for hosting it.

    Ashley
    Flying High in First Grade

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  3. cutting out letters for my walls, vinyl clings, and heat transfer for ASB t-shirts

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  4. Oh my.. there's so many possibilities! I will definitely use it for things in my classroom, and I am sure I will find a use for it when making a few DIY items for my upcoming wedding, and for planning bridal showers for 2 of my best friends!

    Thank you so much for hosting!

    Ashley
    The Resource Room Teacher

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  5. I would use it everywhere! I could label all the areas in the class with large letters! My bulletin boards would be even better. I have had my eye on this for awhile. :)
    Andrea
    aaparsons@hotmail.com

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  6. I would use this to create awesome bulletin boards, crafts for the students, name tags, and anything else that is cute and creative!

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  7. I would use to help with the crafts we make in class, like a Mother's Day Card. I could also cut out vinyl and use it on our windows and doors!

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  8. I would use this bad boy for EVERYTHING! Labels, bulletin boards, you name it!

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  9. I have LOTS of bulletin boards and like yourself, I HATE punching out letters. I usually never have enough of what I need. I would also use it to help with student crafts.

    Nicole
    weakfall@cpcs.us

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  10. Oo! I see bulletin boards, classroom decorations, labels, word walls...what don't I see?!? :)

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  11. I would label EVERYTHING in my room...and make wall decorations...and a ton of house projects!

    Becky
    Lesson Plans & Lattes

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  12. I would label decor, organization, supplies, etc! The creativity and options would be endless! (and it would be so economical!!)

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  13. This will be an AWESOME tool to use within my multihandicapped classroom for my autistic children.

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  14. I'd use this not only for my own bulletin board displays, but the whole Second Grade hallway! I'd love to make some vinyl numbers for the floor, too. Word work, presentations, games, organization.... the possibilities!

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  15. I could use this in so many ways!! Labeling, decorations, bulletin boards, displays, etc...
    Lori
    Conversations in Literacy

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  16. Oh my I would use it for some many things! I would use it for bulletin boards, classroom decorations, gifts, games, organization, the list goes on and on! It would be a dream come true to get this!

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  17. My sister has one and she cut out the letters for a Welcome sign for me - I feel in Love! I would use it for so many projects in my classroom! What a great giveaway. Thanks, Sara

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  18. Bulletin boards, bulletin boards, bulletin boards!

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  19. I would make labels for all over my classroom. I also have an art project I want to do with my kids but need one of these first :)
    Thanks for such a fantastic giveaway!!!
    Cheers,
    Terri
    Terri's Teaching Treasures

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  20. Honestly, I can't stop thinking about the ways I could use this...bulletin boards..cute classroom decorations..labeling... you name it. What an awesome giveaway!!! :)

    Kelly
    First Grade Fairytales

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  21. Beautify and label EVERYTHING....make it positively lovely!

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  22. Bulletin boards are my favorite and I just got a NEW job as a pre-k teacher (I was a second grade teacher) I need a million things for my classroom right now!!!

    Meredith
    The Big Apple Teacher

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  23. LOVE that commercial! I have so many projects I want to complete, and this could definitely help a LOT! Really excited to label the assortment of storage bins in my room. Thanks! :)

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  24. Oh, my! I wish I had it this week while setting up my classroom. I would use it in place of all the boring die-cut letters I have currently. It would save so much time and frustration!

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  25. I would love to win this machine! I would use the silhouette portrait for bulletin boards, decorations, and gifts for volunteers!

    Jessica Howell
    JLHowell33@gmail.com

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  26. I would label everything! I would also like to use it on my bulletin boards and to make gifts for my students and team members.

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  27. Exactly how you do! For lettering...I would love to shorten the time I spend die-cutting letters all year.

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  28. I would love to put labels on my buckets!
    Jennifer
    First Grade Blue SKies

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  29. Labeling, bulletin boards, and in my writers workshop making books with the kids!

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  30. Oh my goodness what an amazing giveaway! I don't think I can list the millions of ways I would use this in my classroom. This would be amazing for making fabulous anchor charts, decorating my classroom, projects for students, bulletin boards, sprucing up our staff room with cute decor, cute little gifts... I could go on for years! I have been dying for one of these! Don't let this sway you... but my birthday is in a few days ;) lol! Thanks for the amazing giveaway!!!

    Bri
    The Price of Teaching

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  31. This would be an amazing tool! It would enable me to create quick titles and beautiful displays in my class.

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  32. Oh I'd love to have one of these machines for lettering, labeling, and just plain old decorating! I love vinyl designs, too! I want to win SO badly!! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Christine
    Preslar's Place

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  33. I would make anything and everything! This is the neatest thing!

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  34. I would love this for quick labeling of items and for anchor charts!

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  35. I would totally use the Silhouette to make all sorts of fun labels and decorations that coordinate! :)

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  36. This is awesome! I would love to have one. I would make all sorts of things for my classroom. This is my first year as a teacher. And I would share with my other teacher friends and friends.

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  37. I would love to stop spending money on bulletin board letters.

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  38. I would use it everywhere. I have so many ideas from blogs that I would use it for.

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  39. I would use this for EVERYTHING! What a handy little tool....I've been wanting one for a long time, but haven't felt "right" spending the money on it. Thank you for a chance to win!
    sonia.hofstetter@mcpherson.com

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  40. I would use this machine for projects and centers. This would let me be creative with my bulletin boards, which would look grade when parents came in for celebrations and activities. I would love to win it!!! I can add it to other teacher tools to make my class feel warm and welcoming.

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  41. With no teacher stores in my state I finally wouldn't have to search every store in the state to find the cut-outs that I need.
    Mrs.Frost's Kindergarten

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  42. What would I NOT use that little buddy for? Mainly, I'd use it to save time! Instead of hand-making all of my "stuff" i could use my new best buddy! Excited about the giveaway! Julielynnallen@gmail.com

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  43. I would love to use this to punch out letters using different fonts that I have collected. I have had my eye on this machine for some time now. Good luck to everyone!

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  44. I would use it to make cooler stuff than I can buy!

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  45. There are so many cute gift ideas I've seen for the kiddos & fellow colleagues & a Cameo is the machine I need to accomplish that & it would save a lot of time on cutting things out. Love this giveaway!

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  46. Vinyl for my white boards!! I'm envisioning a beautiful "Today's date is..." sign!:)

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  47. I would use it for labels and bulletin boards and overall decoration.

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  48. I feel like I could use this for everything! I would use it for labels, bulletin boards, posters, and gifts for students and teachers. I so hope I win!

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  49. Vinyl for the white boards, creative bulletin boards, anchor charts, you name it...there are just too many uses to list! What a fantastic giveaway!

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  50. I would use this ALL the time! I love creating bulletin boards with letters & images! Thanks for this fantastic opportunity!

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  51. I'd love to use it to make bulletin board headings, among the million other uses!

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  52. Oh my gosh, I would use it with everything! This would be so great to have to add special touches in my classroom!

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  53. I would love to use this to personalize gifts for my students. It can make an inexpensive look like you spent tons!

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  54. Wow-well let's begin with bulletin boards-so obvious. Then there's book projects, posters, crafts, centers...and so on and so on.
    Thank you so much!
    smcelhone24@gmail.com

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  55. Oh em gee! The list is endless! Bulletin boards, labels, gifts for the kiddos, gifts from the kiddos, projects, posters, and I could go on! I am saving up for one and I am dying to use all of the different materials like the vinyl. Thanks for a great giveaway! Good luck everyone! kyuill@gmail.com

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  56. I would love it to personalize gifts, bulletin boards, book bins, supply caddies, and to organize my supplies and bins.

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  57. I would use this machine to make games for the empty wall space in my room.

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  58. I would use this for all the decorating in the room and for my bulletin boards and so many other things.

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  59. Gosh, the possibilities would be endless. Labels, signs, personalized items, die cuts, staff monogrammed gifts!

    Traci

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  60. This could label so many awesome things!

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  61. I am not a school teacher but I am doing preschool with my daughter and preschool Sunday school at church. I could label totes and projects. I would love to make a vinyl alphabet for my daughter to work with letters. Christmas craft projects for the Sunday school class. Wipe up some Bible verse art for the classroom and my woman's Bible study.

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  62. How wouldn't I use it! Paper, vinyl, letters labels, signs........

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  63. I would use it for labels, signs, bulletin boards, and endless other things! :)

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  64. I would use this for bulletin boards, gifts, and crafts in my class

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  65. I would be making letters for everything! It would safe me a lot of time and look super!

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  66. I would use it to make cute decorations in my classroom :)

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  67. I would use it to create quotes on my classroom wall or in the hallway and to make bulletin boards.

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  68. I would use this to create line-up numbers for my floor using vinyl! I have been wanting those for a long time. This would sure help me out! Thank you for the giveaway!

    Abby
    aetuckner@gmail.com

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  69. I would use it to label my grammar wall, word wall, math wall.......

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  70. I have been saying I want one. For everything! Trying to get our PTO to get ride of the old Elison's and get these!

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  71. I will use it to make many of my pinterest dreams come true! :-)

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  72. I would use this for bulletin boards (we don't have an aide), for making resources for my ELL students, for word walls, for my reading area, to highlight students (awards, notes home, etc) and I'm sure for many other things I cannot think of!

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  73. I would use this for everything!!! there are so many times were I'm finding myself wishing for one... if I can't win it here it's on my christmas list for another year!

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  74. I would use to make bulletin boards, anchor charts, cute presents, and for cutting out circles! Everything I make seems to be shaped as a circle!

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  75. I would use it to make bulletin boards, centers, and gifts!

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  76. Oh my fingers are crossed! I would love to win this so I could make all kinds of neat things for my classroom. I would definitely use it on my bulletin boards and organizing/labeling.

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  77. I would use this for bulletin boards! As a first year teacher those were the hardest things for me to plan for this week!

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  78. Ooooh, the possibilities are eNdLeSs!!! My room would be so unique and to think that I made most of it from my own personal machine. And the best part... it wouldn't cost me an arm and a let!

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  79. I would use this machine to decorate my classroom and my home! I would be so excited if I won!!!

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  80. I would use it to make cute decorations for my classroom

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  81. I would go crazy making things for my classroom!

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  82. My team and I use our hands alot to cut many of of the templates or patterns for our kids to glue. This would definitely cut down the time we spend cutting over 40 patterns daily for our various projects.

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  83. Come join in on the fun today and link up. I would love to read your words of inspiration. http://thenewprincipalprinciples.blogspot.com/2013/08/lets-make-statement.html

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  84. There are so many things I could do with this lovely machine. Creating decor, centers, gifts....I would love the opportunity to have one of these guys at home! :)

    Kelly
    Sliding Into Second Grade

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  85. I would use this for my bulletin boards and for bridal/baby showers and birthday parties!

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  86. This machine looks amazing! It would definitely make bulletin boards easier to change more frequently. Thanks for having this giveaway.

    Lindsay
    If You Give a Teacher a Treat

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  87. I would love to use this in the curriculum for my child, who I teach at home. It would be fun to make her coloring pages to coincide with the weekly theme!

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  88. I would use it to make name tags, postings, calendars, and more.

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  89. I'm a label fanatic! This would be amazing for all my bulletin board displays, nametags, and just labeling my room. I am going to have to get one....SOON! :)

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  90. How amazing would it be to actually have fun, bright and colourful letters punched out for literacy centres?! Not only would my students have a great time working with words, our environment would be utterly beautiful because I would use this to create even more educational decor for our classroom! Thanks for the awesome giveaway and info on the product. :)

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  91. I would love to use this to do bulletin boards!

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  92. Hi,

    My name is Martin and I'm a teacher from Canada. I just started a new website called Resources4teaching where educators can buy and sell lessons and educational resources. We are new and are looking for people to join and put up their materials for sale on our website. We are having an iPad draw for the first 100 Vendors who join and upload at least 1 lesson /resource for sale on our website. There are absolutely no fees to join and you earn royalties of 70%. You can visit us at: http://www.resources4teaching.com/blog/

    If you know any other teachers who might be interested in this Website, please forward this to them and if you have any questions, feel free to message me.

    Have a great day

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