Niki Coursey
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Short Bio

Hi, y’all! I’m Niki from Cardstoq and I love all things crafty, colorful, and CaS (clean and simple)! I live in San Antonio, TX with my husband, two kiddos and a plethora of pets. I’ve been making pretty things as long as I can remember. As a kiddo in Newfoundland, Canada, I used to spend my money at the tiny craft store next to my grandmother’s house. I graduated from pompoms and popsicle sticks to scrapbooking, but that quickly morphed into quilling and then to handmade greeting cards. I first discovered the magic that is my Silhouette CAMEO about a year into cardmaking, and I have never looked back. When I’m not crafting, you can find me relaxing in the backyard, searching online for the latest card challenges, or taking an interesting online course. I’m currently trying to teach myself hand lettering and how to improve my writing. I am so glad to be a part of Silhouette America’s design team this year and I look forward to sharing projects, ideas, and inspiration with all of you!

Where are you from?

I’m originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland (Canada). I currently live in San Antonio, Texas.

How long have you been a Silhouette user?

I first discovered Silhouette and my CAMEO in 2012 and I’ve never looked back!

What kind of materials or media do you use most?

I use papers and cardstock, mostly. I’m an avid card maker.

Where do you find your inspiration?

Department store displays and Pinterest. There are so many great ideas out there!

Which Silhouette product do you like or use the most?

I love the Mint, but I use the CAMEO the most.

Fun Facts about me

  • I met my husband on a video game.
  • I can’t write unless I have “coffee shop” noise to listen to.
  • If I was brave enough, I would dye my hair lavender.

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