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In anticipation of  going through the 1400+ photos that I took over the past couple weeks,
I thought it might be fun to have a little sale on photo templates!

Now through Sunday you can save 25% on photo templates
on orders over $10! Use code PHOTO at checkout.


  • Dolly - March 31, 2015 - 6:45 am

    Thank you Kerri!ReplyCancel

  • Carol W. - March 31, 2015 - 8:44 am

    Thank you Kerri!ReplyCancel

  • Marian Garcia - March 31, 2015 - 1:21 pm

    On your ad photo above direct me to this template shown in photo. Thanks for the sale I was just looking at these yesterday.ReplyCancel

    • Kerri - March 31, 2015 - 1:38 pm

      The one in the ad is from Snapshots #3. :)ReplyCancel

      • Marian - April 1, 2015 - 11:21 am

        Thank you! Finally made my purchase!ReplyCancel

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There are a lot of things you do or even learn while you’re on a two-week road trip. Of course, a lot of what I did or learned can be applied to trips in general. But I thought it would be nice to share some these things here for you today in hopes that it might help you some day. And please don’t worry, I was not standing that close to the trolley to take the photo. Zoom lenses are awesome like that. :)


01  |  GPS.

This is by far one of the most valuable tools we had–in both driving and walking…or even knowing what trolley stop you need. I seriously don’t know what we did before GPS. And I think that I said that probably a hundred times on our trip.

And I don’t have ‘unlimited data’ in the sense that I only have 1G free data because I just don’t use it much on a regular basis. I can go over the 1G, but it becomes slower (T-Mobile). I was worried and careful on our trip to not use up all the data. But we were on the road for two weeks and not only did I check Facebook, Instagram and information on the web, but I used the Maps app frequently–both walking and driving and including times of letting it talk to me, and I still only used 650M of data. Not bad. I would monitor my data usage just to make sure I wasn’t using too much within each leg of the trip and would try to hold off on looking at more time-consuming things until we had wi-fi, like at the hotel. Wanted to make sure it lasted through the entire two weeks. :)

We do have a GPS in our car, but we haven’t updated it since we bought it eight years ago. So needless to say, the phone is always more up-to-date. I also loved being able to see just how far it was from Point A to Point B. Believe it or not, there are many places where the road signs don’t tell you the miles to the major city you’re going to, only the smaller ones that come first. Also, it shows it in real time when there are slowdowns going on. That’s pretty sweet.


02  |  Go off the beaten path.

Whether you are driving or walking, take the path less traveled. I have said this before here on the blog and it is one of my favorite tips. We took many highways–more out of necessity in the south–and they were delightful. You get the small town feel and often a much more scenic route. Also, if you’re walking around, don’t hang out in the crowded areas. Take walks around scenic neighborhoods. Be sure to take in all that you see and look at the details.


03  |  Talk to others.

Don’t be afraid to talk to others–including tourists or locals–to find out if there’s something else cool to see. The ‘popular’ places are easy to find. Most hotels may direct you here or there for good food. And that’s cool. But if you want to go for the good stuff, ask the people that live there. Also, ask other tourists what’s been the favorite part of their trip.


04  |  Keep notes.

Keep a notebook handy to write down what you’ve done for the day or a thought that comes to mind about where you are or what you are experiencing. You will forget!


05  |  Know before you go, but be open to spontaneity.

This is kind of a bigger story. We’d planned to see St. Louis Cemetery #1 while in New Orleans. It’s near the French Quarter and so we walked from Jackson Square over to it. It was somewhat hot and humid for mid-March and when we got to the cemetery we were told that as of March 1 (just two weeks prior) you could only go into the cemetery with a tour guide due to increasing vandalism. Not only that, tickets were $26 per person! We were rather disappointed. So instead, we went to the visitor’s center across the street and caught the ‘hop on / hop off’ bus tour. We got to enjoy the city from the comfort of a seat and hear the history. During the tour we went down Magazine Street, which I hadn’t heard much about, but we thought it would be a fun place to go look at some shops later.

Later, while we were taking a trolley, I struck up a conversation with the mom of a family there on vacation. We talked about the cemetery thing and she mentioned she was going to Lafayette Cemetery, which was still free. She also helped us make sure which trolleys we should be catching. ;) Along our way back to the hotel, the trolley driver mentioned one of the stops was for a cemetery. What? I checked the GPS and low and behold, the Lafayette Cemetery happened to be just a few blocks away from the hotel we stayed at in the Garden District. I would have figured that out when I looked at the map later, but we were shocked that it was so close. It opened at 8 a.m. We were there shortly after. And we pretty much had the place to ourselves. It was shady, cool and amazing. Granted, we didn’t hear historic stories like we would have with a tour guide at a place where famous people are buried, but I enjoyed it just as much, if not more.

Additionally on this subject, it didn’t occur to us that the shops on Magazine Street would close at 5 or 6. That whole ‘know before you go’ would have been a good idea. However, our GPS had shown us that we could take the trolley a few blocks (after dinner), hop off and then we could walk to Magazine Street, which happened to be through a beautiful neighborhood. When we discovered that most of the shops had closed, we opted to take the trolley back to the hotel. But I don’t like going down the same road, so we walked along Magazine Street to go to another road that would take us up to a trolley stop. Because we made this spontaneous choice, we were introduced to District. It’s a cafe, diner, bar, donut shop, etc. Dan, knowing that I wanted something sweet after dinner, says, ‘They have donuts there.’ I was like, ‘I don’t want a donut.’ And the people sitting outside said, ‘Oh. They aren’t donuts. They are something completely different. I don’t know what you’d call them, but they have so much more in the than what you’d see in a donut.’

Okay then. I’m in. We went in and it did not disappoint.

Then, the roads we chose to walk back towards the trolley–and ultimately to look at the closed cemetery–were absolutely amazing. Beautiful homes. Gardens. The whole works. I just soaked it all in. That evening was the highlight of being in New Orleans for me.


06  |  Look.

Take the time to appreciate the beauty of where you are. So many people diss Kansas, but I found it to beautiful and could only imagine would it would be like if the farms were all abundant. It had flat lands in the west, but rolling hills in the middle and east sides. Beautiful sunrise in the flatlands. I also enjoyed looking down the little pathways between homes for gardens in both Savannah and New Orleans. Little secrets that most people may not pay attention to. I also loved all the staircases in Savannah–covered in moss or vines. Beautiful. And don’t even get me started on the trees.


07  |  Pay attention to time and time changes and plan accordingly.

This we weren’t so good at. I don’t know how we managed to hit some metropolitan areas right at rush hour for morning or night. Nashville and Atlanta. Ugh. Additionally, when plotting out the day to drive to Savannah from Montgomery, Alabama, I forgot about the time change. When you lose that valuable hour, it can make all the difference–especially if you hit some construction along the way.


08  |  Take photos from your car.

I took several photos from the car along the drive to remember the landscape. When you are driving everywhere, it all starts to blur together. The photos are meant more for me than anything. I don’t necessarily intend to use them, but in time, I may forget one state from the next, but the photos will help me remember which one was which. Also, be sure to have your camera handy. One of my favorite photos was of the sunrise after leaving Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stunning. And I took it using my dSLR out the front window while hubby was driving.


09  |  Take photos of menus + food.

I know this may sound so cliche or hipster or whatever you want to call it, but I actually do it to remember where + what I ate. I think Dan kind of makes fun of me for doing it, but when he asked what he ate or where we ate at because he couldn’t remember, I said, ‘See? Now you know why I take the photos.’ :)


10  |  Don’t be afraid to take photos.

Sometimes I feel shy about taking photos, particularly if I’m with others that aren’t photo-takers. I sometimes feel awkward. But then I tell my self, ‘Get over it!’ Who cares if people are looking at you? If you want that photo, by golly, go and take it. And always take extra, because sometimes the first one may not turn out.



  • Michelle Price - March 30, 2015 - 12:46 pm

    I ALWAYS take ‘extra’ photos – three or four. Usually horizontal AND vertical. Sometimes they don’t turn out, sometimes they are crooked or off center, and lots of times, the non-photo takers wish they had taken some so I share.ReplyCancel

  • Monica Jordan - March 30, 2015 - 3:57 pm

    Kelli Hi!!
    I love taking pictures when we are out and about and I love, love taking back roads to me it’s relaxing. Being from the south taking off the beaten path roads sometimes you can find the most amazing flea markets and off the road yard sales.ReplyCancel

  • Melanie A. - March 30, 2015 - 4:02 pm

    Yeah our traffic (Nashville) is horrific. This state plans for nothing. We have no real public transportation and nowhere to put one. We wait until it is beyond disaster to widen roads. Other than that we are a good place to visit LOL. Especially if you like history, civil war etc.

    My husband will actually remind me to take pictures of our food if we are on vacation and somewhere new :D

    You are so right about just wandering and taking it all in. We used to take father/daughters trips…my dad, my sister and myself and one of our trips was to Savannah. While we were there we headed over the bridge to Beaufort, SC. It didn’t quite turn out to be what we thought, but we still had a blast just walking all the streets and seeing more of the old homes and trees.ReplyCancel

One of my favorite parts of New Orleans was going to Lafayette Cemetery, which is locoed in the Garden District. For anyone going to New Orleans and wanting to see the St. Louis Cemetery 1 in Jackson Square, as of March 1 you have to have a tour guide and the one we inquired about was $26 a person!!! We didn’t know this until we’d walked clear over to it from Jackson Square. Being hot and a little tired, we weren’t exactly keen on searching for one and got on the Hop On Hop Off buss right there.

We really wanted to see a cemetery, and so we thought we’d research the other free ones later. As luck would have it, we chatted with a cute little family who were going to the Lafayette Cemetery the next day. When I looked it up, it was just a few blocks from our hotel!

So we opted to go at 8 a.m. the next morning and it couldn’t have been any better. We literally had the place to ourselves except a couple people. It was cool, it was shady, it was empty….sweet! The St. Louis one was crowded, no shade, mid-day….so our serendipitous trip to Lafayette was doubly delightful.


Lesson Learned (or so I hope)

But here’s the lesson I’ve learned. I have a tendency to set a low aperture number on my  camera thinking I’ll get a more artistic shot that way as well as I feel like the lighting will be better in shaded spots. I need to remember to NOT do this in every situation because in a place like the cemetery, it should be more in focus across the board. If I need to, I should set a little higher ISO to compensate. And it seems like it looks good on that little screen. Ohhhh…why must I learn these things the hard way.

Let’s see if I can smack that into my brain.

Here’s one of my favorite shots…even if it isn’t 100% sharp across the board. (The middle is sharp. I am kind of kicking myself.) I played with it and got three color choices.

Which do you prefer?

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cemetery1a-web
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  • Barbara Santee - March 20, 2015 - 8:28 am

    I love the middle photo. Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Suz - March 20, 2015 - 8:52 am

    I like the first one. I like the little unexpected pop of turquoise.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa W - March 20, 2015 - 9:12 am

    The first one grabs my attention. I don’t know why maybe the turquoise does it for me. :)ReplyCancel

  • Barbara D - March 20, 2015 - 9:45 am

    The first one did catch my eye – lovely colours and it was first, but I like the mood of the second one the best.ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Bradtke - March 20, 2015 - 9:54 am

    First choice: #1 because of the pop of color. But love the b/w for the mood it sets!ReplyCancel

  • Kate Kohner - March 20, 2015 - 10:27 am

    #1 is my favorite. The colors are so subtle and I love the turquoise hue that the photo has. Perfect.ReplyCancel

  • Cathy Doerr - March 20, 2015 - 12:53 pm

    I went to Lafayette cemetery while in NO. I heard it is one of the safer ones to go to. I love the colors of the middle photo. I think they all look great. PS I had to get my calculator out to answer the spam question. Ha.ReplyCancel

  • Brenda - March 20, 2015 - 12:54 pm

    I love the first one. It really catches my eye and just draws me in more than the other 2.ReplyCancel

  • Brenda D - March 20, 2015 - 12:58 pm

    Love the tones on the 1st one.ReplyCancel

  • rhonda - March 20, 2015 - 1:54 pm

    Number 1!!ReplyCancel

  • Linda Johnson - March 20, 2015 - 2:44 pm

    I like the colors in the first; I always love bright colors! The second photo probably sets the cemetary mood better, and with just a few pope of color. The last has its place on a very colorful background. Guess it depends where you are going to put them!!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl Laurent - March 20, 2015 - 2:53 pm

    All 3 are beautiful. My eye keeps going to the second one, it looks so real.ReplyCancel

  • Jen Hayes - March 20, 2015 - 4:16 pm

    My order of preference: 1,2,3. Love the shot.ReplyCancel

  • Tracy - March 20, 2015 - 6:46 pm

    I like #2 the best but I do love the vivid colors in the first one. Looks like an awesome place.ReplyCancel

  • Sue FitzGerald - March 20, 2015 - 6:59 pm

    I love the first one, that kind of vintage colour pop, a bit like old film. I don’t mind the bit of bokeh, stops it from being a stock standard photo and makes the row look a lot longer. But then I’m someone who likes to shoot wide open a lot of the time too :-)ReplyCancel

  • Colleen - March 21, 2015 - 5:09 am

    Love, love, love the color pop of the first one. The second one is pretty nice too.ReplyCancel

  • Kitty - March 21, 2015 - 7:40 am

    I LOVE the second one I love the pop of red It make you look all around the whole pictureReplyCancel

  • Kathy Meredith - March 21, 2015 - 8:41 am

    I love the second one. That pop of teal jumped tight out at me.ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - March 21, 2015 - 3:46 pm

    I love saturated color, and so the first one is my favorite. Also, I’m in love with the little tufts of plants peeking out of the cracks in the stone walkways and in the niches. It adds such life to this place. I also find that the strong turquoise at the end of the shot leads the eye through the photo. I’m not a photographer, though, so take my thoughts with a grain of salt.

    Thanks so much for sharing! This looks like a wonderful place!ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn - March 22, 2015 - 6:41 am

    I like the second one. My eyes kept going to the first one, but looking at the three pictures I love #2. Great picture!ReplyCancel

  • vicki - March 22, 2015 - 6:52 pm

    I think it’s a beautiful photo all three ways but I think number 2 is my favorite, but number one is a very close second!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy - March 23, 2015 - 5:55 am

    I definitely like the first one. I think there is a certain place where pictures like the second one can be used…like greeting cards. There is so much beautiful detail and shading to be seen that the first picture brings it out best.ReplyCancel

  • michelle t. - March 23, 2015 - 12:58 pm

    I really loved the first one, then I saw the second one. It’s beautiful. I think your photography is so lovely. Michelle tReplyCancel

  • Audrey - March 23, 2015 - 8:20 pm

    Definitely the first one….ReplyCancel

  • Irene - March 25, 2015 - 5:00 am

    Gorgeous photos–if I had to choose, it would be the second one. It captures the mood for me. Makes me reminiscent of living in New Orleans and going to Easter sunrise service in a Jefferson Parish cemetery (in a suburb of New Orleans.) Inspiring setting!ReplyCancel

  • Ann Marshall Grigsby - March 26, 2015 - 9:48 pm

    The middle photo is probably most appealing to me: the light is soft and the colors muted as though hand tinted, lending a vintage, somewhat ghostly aura that befits the subject matter. In the first photo, the spots of bright color jump into the eye in jarring contrast to the predominant grays. The third photo’s black-and-white gradations are easier to behold, with no bright color points to assault the eye. Yet here the whites are stark and the darks indistinct, yielding a lifeless, lonely scene of solitude, appropriate perhaps, but just a bit too cold for comfort.ReplyCancel

  • Rhadonda - March 27, 2015 - 5:52 am

    Love your narrative. Such a cool cemetery. My 2 cents, I like the top one, love the colors of the moss and the flowers and the texture on the stones. Love how the path leads your eye in. Awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Karen Peterson - April 4, 2015 - 12:30 pm

    I love the top one with the turquoise and the red flowers; visited the cemetery when I was in Mississippi for school. Interesting city ;)ReplyCancel

I admit it. My small project of 6×8 Christmas pages is still unfinished. It’s not like it will require me to do a ton of work. But as with many of my projects, I start something and take forever to complete them.

I think that’s why I’m like ‘Go Laura’ for getting all these Christmas pages done.

Oh how I envy her drive to take on this task.

Let’s take a look.

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KBS_LauraVegas_UnderTheTree2010_detail2
KBS_LauraVegas_ChristmasMorning2009
KBS_LauraVegas_ChristmasMorning2009_detail1
KBS_LauraVegas_ChristmasMorning2009_detail2


[ Designs | Merry Everything (Under The Tree, Christmas Morning), Storyboard #2 (photo template), Life Additions: Backgrounds (circle background)


What  a quick and easy way to crank through some Christmas photos!
Fabulous!
Aaaand a teensy bit jealous that she’s done. ;)


Here’s a few words from Laura:

Back in November of last year I decided to tackle years and years worth of Christmas photos, all of which I have never taken the time to scrapbook. I can’t really explain it, but Christmas is my least favorite topic/theme to scrap. I avoid it at all costs, even though it’s one time of year that I’m guaranteed to have lots of photos. I came up with a plan to scrap years worth of Christmases, quickly and easily. Kerri’s Storyboard Templates were crucial to my plan (which I blogged about HERE.  It only took me a few days to compile 6 years worth of photos, which included 6 family get-togethers and 3 Christmas morning’s with the girls. I created 16 photo collages, which included a total of 143 photos. And from those, I will end up with 6 two page layouts and 3 single page layouts. So far, I’ve created 4 of those two page layouts, and 2 of those single page layouts.

Because I really don’t enjoy scrapping Christmas, I knew I would keep these layouts simple and even a bit on the plain side. Most of them are very photo heavy, as I really wanted to get as many photos on the page as I could. So far, I’ve only adding journaling to one of the six layouts I’ve completed, and I’m totally ok with that. Most Christmases are pretty much the same for my family, so if I were to journal, it would pretty much say the same thing year after year. At one point, I started to worry a bit, as a few layouts started to look too much alike. But then I remembered what I had in mind when I started this project. My whole goal was to just get-them-done and not stress over them.

If there’s a topic/theme/event that you avoid scrapping, or just don’t enjoy scrapping, I still think it’s important to get those memories into your albums one way or another. For me, this was a way to tackle something I don’t necessarily enjoy scrapping, in a very easy and do-able way.


Okay…143 photos??? Wow!
Like I said before, Go Laura!

For my grand road trip journey, I purchased a Midori Traveler’s Notebook. I’d been eyeing them for a few months in anticipation of the trip–wanting a fun recording system, ya know.

I loved the idea of the blank pages for a very clean look, but knowing me, I would be bothered by the fact that I didn’t write straight or evenly. Then the ol’ Silhouette lightbulb went off. I could make my own journaling template in the size I needed and spacing that suited me–or suited a different mood of me.

That’s how this fun little freebie came to light!

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To download–forever free–click HERE.

 

It comes in three different line widths: small, medium and large. You could modify it easily to include more, less, wider, narrower…whatever suits your needs. I’ve been using the medium. Gives me several lines, but my text isn’t squishy.

The lines are cut narrowly so it fits the tip of a pencil just loverly.

Write.

Erase.

And your page looks like you have a great eye. :)

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And on another note.

Being on the road, to me, means appreciating every moment of where I am. And this beautiful sunrise we encountered after leaving Albuquerque is no exception. Beauty at its finest. I took this with my dSLR out the front window while hubby was driving down the freeway. It may not be the sharpest photo because of that, but it doesn’t matter. It captured the moment of what we enjoyed…for a long time.

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  • heidig - March 15, 2015 - 5:46 pm

    This may seem like a stupid question but did you fill your journal with pages you made with the template? And if so, what did you do with the lovely pages that came in the journal?ReplyCancel

  • Sally - March 15, 2015 - 6:18 pm

    Loverly indeed! Both the freebie and the photo. Thanks!
    Enjoy your trip!ReplyCancel

  • Barbara - March 15, 2015 - 7:51 pm

    I love this idea – I always write crooked. This will help!! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy - March 16, 2015 - 8:14 pm

    Thanks…what a great idea! That is an amazing sunrise. Just beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • Sue FitzGerald - March 17, 2015 - 2:26 am

    Thanks Kerri, just what I need for my midori. :-)ReplyCancel

  • Karen Walker - March 17, 2015 - 6:01 am

    Thanks! I just bought a Midori in anticipation of a big trip this summer. This is perfect! Are you just using the Midori as a journal, or will you be adding some stamping, etc. to it?ReplyCancel

  • bernadette - March 17, 2015 - 7:03 pm

    Thank you so much for the freebie! I just got a midori traveler’s notebook and its been driving me crazy that I can’t write straight! Thanks again and have a lovely trip!ReplyCancel

  • Julie Ann - March 18, 2015 - 2:09 pm

    Thank you so much! This is an awesome idea.ReplyCancel

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I am
about to embark on another great adventure of a different kind.

I am collecting items to use along the way.

I am achieving a life-long dream of mine.

I am driving across this great country of ours.

I am ready to tell the story.

I am ready for this new adventure.

I am hoping you’ll join me for this ‘On The Road’ journey.

I am excited (just a little).


______________________


And now for the winner’s of the ‘choice of’ stamp set:

Amy (with ‘psu’ in the email name)
Erin D
Kathleen D

The winners have been notified. Congratulations ladies! And thanks everyone for playing along. It’s so fun to see your enthusiasm for the stamps….which, by the way, are back in stock and have begun shipping to all those that preordered the reorder! 

If you’ve been waiting to order your stamps, now would be a great time to do just that so you won’t have to wait again. ;)

I’ve been working some really great stuff for next month, so be sure to stay tuned for those…and I daresay, maybe even some sneaks! You know how fast they sold out the last time, so be sure to follow me on FB and Instagram for all the latest ‘live’ feeds.

  • Melanie A. - March 13, 2015 - 7:49 am

    I LOVE traveling. A major passion of mine. Looks like we won’t be blessed with any of that this year though. I can not wait to see where you are going, hear your stories, and see some pictures!!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - March 13, 2015 - 11:55 am

    Sounds awesome! I hope you have wonderful adventures (and I appreciate you sharing so I can live vicariously!!!)

    Congratulations to the winners! Enjoy your new stamps!!!ReplyCancel

  • christi in ma - March 13, 2015 - 12:49 pm

    congratulations on your cross country adventure!
    I hope our snow is all melted by the time you get to New England!! But you’ll love all our history and architecture.ReplyCancel

  • Sue FitzGerald - March 13, 2015 - 6:20 pm

    Have a wonderful (and safe) trip. Can’t wait to see your memory keeping along the way. Would love a little sneak post on what you are taking on the road with you to document your trip. xReplyCancel

  • Tracy - March 13, 2015 - 7:29 pm

    Congrats to the winners! Sounds like a fun adventure to me…have a great time! Excited to follow you along the way : )ReplyCancel

The feeling of spring has got me in one fabulous mood!

And that fabulous mood works to your advantage, because….

It makes me want to do a giveaway!

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That’s right! Three lucky people will win a stamp set of their choice.

Contest ends midnight on Thursday, winner drawn Friday.
Here’s how you can have more chances to win!

(U.S. residents only please.)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

  • Genie Smith - March 11, 2015 - 6:53 am

    I could have lots of fun across the papercrafting board with these stamps. :)ReplyCancel

  • meegs - March 11, 2015 - 6:54 am

    Love your stamp sets! Thanks for the giveaway chance!ReplyCancel

  • Angela A - March 11, 2015 - 6:56 am

    What a bunch of cool stamp sets! Love them all!ReplyCancel

  • Judy W. - March 11, 2015 - 7:06 am

    Happy Spring! Congrats on the launch of your new stamp sets. They look great. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Kim S (nerdgrl) - March 11, 2015 - 7:08 am

    Love the new stamps! Might help me get my planner up to date!ReplyCancel

  • Wendi - March 11, 2015 - 7:08 am

    Would love to win!!!ReplyCancel

  • Erin D - March 11, 2015 - 7:11 am

    These stamps are all amazing!! Congrats on this new venture!ReplyCancel

  • Sierra Heath - March 11, 2015 - 7:11 am

    I love your designs!ReplyCancel

  • Kaylynn - March 11, 2015 - 7:13 am

    I love the stamps! what a great giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Carol Doggett - March 11, 2015 - 7:18 am

    I just got a luscious new planner from Papertrey…these would work wonderfully with it! Plus we travel a lot, and for each trip I make a book…so Wanderlust & Travelogue would see a lot of love!!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - March 11, 2015 - 7:18 am

    I’d so love to win one of your stamps!!! They’re awesome! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • jenn shurkus - March 11, 2015 - 7:20 am

    i have been following you on IG for awhile now ;) and placed TWO orders already hehehe if I win a set I ordered I will just share with a friend! thank you Kerri- love the new sets!ReplyCancel

  • Poppy Simpson - March 11, 2015 - 7:26 am

    I love your designs! My heart skipped a beat when you put them into stamps!!! So excited!ReplyCancel

  • Daniela Dobson - March 11, 2015 - 7:27 am

    I started a planner this year and these would be Awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - March 11, 2015 - 7:29 am

    So ready to travel!.Sunshine and open road.ReplyCancel

  • Gina - March 11, 2015 - 7:31 am

    Love these stamps – I’d use them on travel pages or a planner – so many uses!ReplyCancel

  • Jill Kletzing - March 11, 2015 - 7:34 am

    I would use them for project life or my planner.ReplyCancel

  • Suz - March 11, 2015 - 7:37 am

    these stamp sets make me want to improve my stamp skills!ReplyCancel

  • Danita Rasmussen - March 11, 2015 - 7:43 am

    Loving these stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Linda Peabody - March 11, 2015 - 7:43 am

    Love the stamp setsReplyCancel

  • Diane - March 11, 2015 - 7:45 am

    Love the new stamps! Thanks for the chance to win one.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Miller - March 11, 2015 - 7:45 am

    Can’t wait to use and share these stamps with my friends! Great for journaling. Thanks for the opportunity to win.ReplyCancel

  • Lanie Weathers - March 11, 2015 - 7:45 am

    I love making cards and accessories for my planner.ReplyCancel

  • Carol W. - March 11, 2015 - 7:48 am

    There are too many possibilities with these stamps! I could use them on cards, my project life album, my planner…only limited as far as your imagination! ~Carol W.ReplyCancel

  • Jeanne Boardman - March 11, 2015 - 7:52 am

    Love your stuff! I would use them in my mini books about our travels and on the family calendar I create every year. Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Melinda C. - March 11, 2015 - 7:54 am

    Congratulations on your new stamps!! Such a great achievement. So excited for you and excited for us as we get to use the products in our creative worlds.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - March 11, 2015 - 7:54 am

    So excited for your new stamp line!ReplyCancel

  • Katie LAwton - March 11, 2015 - 7:54 am

    So excited to use your stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Ramie - March 11, 2015 - 7:55 am

    LOVE these!!! Really want a digital version, but if I won a real version, I’d be happy with that too! :) Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Linda McGregor - March 11, 2015 - 7:55 am

    I can’t wait to try these out on some Project Life pages. Also, I think they’d be great stamped directly on photos.ReplyCancel

  • Sally - March 11, 2015 - 7:56 am

    I love all of these stamps! And every time I see examples of how versatile they are, I love them even more. Thanks for this chance!ReplyCancel

  • Karen Borges - March 11, 2015 - 7:57 am

    Great Giveaway!!!ReplyCancel

  • Ingrid D - March 11, 2015 - 8:00 am

    love love love these stamps!!!ReplyCancel

  • Pepper - March 11, 2015 - 8:01 am

    I would love to use them to document my taiwan trip 2014 and upcoming adelaide trip in may :DReplyCancel

  • Kimberly Goon - March 11, 2015 - 8:02 am

    Can you say Mini Album!!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy Weber - March 11, 2015 - 8:02 am

    Yay! Your new stamps look wonderful and I can mot wait to try them out! Congratulations Kerri!ReplyCancel

  • Jackie Strange - March 11, 2015 - 8:04 am

    Cathy Zielske introduced me to your tutorials and I so appreciate all your assistance in getting to know my silhouette. Excited for you with this new stamping adventure!ReplyCancel

  • JaneO. - March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am

    Love these stamps! So excited.

    JaneReplyCancel

  • Lila Edelkind - March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am

    Can’t wait to win a set!!! Would love to enhance my paper crafting with your wonderful collection! Here’s hoping!ReplyCancel

  • Christi in MA - March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am

    I am so ready for spring!
    The Wanderlust stamps are perfect for my travel album. I love the little icons and the word art.ReplyCancel

  • Gail - March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am

    So fun – love your stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Robin Walston - March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am

    LOVE the new stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Margot Perry - March 11, 2015 - 8:07 am

    I’m already addicted to your designs and LOVE your classes! Now stamps!!!! I can’t contain myself!!! :)ReplyCancel

  • Jeanene - March 11, 2015 - 8:12 am

    Thanks for the giveaway. I’d love to win these!ReplyCancel

  • Tami Floyd - March 11, 2015 - 8:15 am

    Amazing new stamps!! I need them all! ;)ReplyCancel

  • Caitlin Murphy - March 11, 2015 - 8:16 am

    I would use the stamps on my project life scrapbook! Love all your stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Julie - March 11, 2015 - 8:16 am

    These stamps are all amazing! Thanks for the giveaway chance!ReplyCancel

  • Christine Zinn - March 11, 2015 - 8:16 am

    I love these stamps…thanks for the chance to win a set!!ReplyCancel

  • Donna U - March 11, 2015 - 8:17 am

    It would be a good day for a scrapbook page, if I won.ReplyCancel

  • Karen Walker - March 11, 2015 - 8:19 am

    Love these sets! Thanks for a chance to win one.ReplyCancel

  • Audrey V - March 11, 2015 - 8:20 am

    I love these stamps and I am so excited to see what’s next!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Morrelli - March 11, 2015 - 8:22 am

    Your stamps are going to be added classics to any collection! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Paula - March 11, 2015 - 8:22 am

    Congratulations on your new stamp line! :)ReplyCancel

  • Veronica - March 11, 2015 - 8:24 am

    Would love to use on project life! Thanks for the chance.ReplyCancel

  • Judy - March 11, 2015 - 8:24 am

    Oh Kerri!
    I have a gazillion travel pages that are either unfinished or not even started…I need these!ReplyCancel

  • Susan - March 11, 2015 - 8:29 am

    I do Project Life so I would probably use them for this! Awesome stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Rhadonda - March 11, 2015 - 8:29 am

    Filler cards for scrapping!ReplyCancel

  • Laura T. - March 11, 2015 - 8:35 am

    I absolutely LOVE your stamps. Congratulations on this new venture!ReplyCancel

  • Renee T. - March 11, 2015 - 8:36 am

    If I win, I’d like to learn how to stamp directly on pictures!ReplyCancel

  • Leslee - March 11, 2015 - 8:37 am

    Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Marie-Pierre - March 11, 2015 - 8:41 am

    I already know which one I’d choose! :DReplyCancel

  • Jee Thao - March 11, 2015 - 8:42 am

    I’m in the process of making my own fun & function planner/journal, and so I’ve been collecting the ideal designer papers to use and tools like the WRMK Cinch to create it, but I am still in search of a stamp set. And these stamps are the perfect fit! They’re small and cute — just what I’ve been looking for!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - March 11, 2015 - 8:42 am

    Awesome! That’s very generous of you.ReplyCancel

  • Heidi Cocca - March 11, 2015 - 8:45 am

    I received my first order of three sets yesterday & LOVE them! Thanks for the opportunity to win :)ReplyCancel

  • Paige - March 11, 2015 - 8:47 am

    I love these stamps! Congratulations on the new venture.ReplyCancel

  • Amy - March 11, 2015 - 8:47 am

    Love, Love, Love!ReplyCancel

  • tricia - March 11, 2015 - 8:49 am

    LOVE your new line of stamps! :)ReplyCancel

  • Stacey L - March 11, 2015 - 8:50 am

    Love the new stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Nira - March 11, 2015 - 8:54 am

    Would love to win one of these stamp sets. They would be very useful in my Project History 2015!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie - March 11, 2015 - 8:54 am

    So excited that you have created stamps! Love these :-)ReplyCancel

  • Lisa M. - March 11, 2015 - 8:55 am

    Your stamps look beautiful! I would definitely use them for cards in conjunction with my Silhouette Cameo! I may even start a planner because of them! Thanks for the chance!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia Larson - March 11, 2015 - 8:57 am

    Love your stamps. They are perfect for scrapbooking which is what I do the most of. Love all the phrases and such that you came up with. Congratulations on another successful venture!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristy - March 11, 2015 - 9:13 am

    Love the stamps! Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Diane W. - March 11, 2015 - 9:18 am

    Just ordered and rec’d 2 of your new sets…very cute! Winning one would even be better!ReplyCancel

  • Lori P. - March 11, 2015 - 9:19 am

    Have a beautiful SUNNY Wednesday! I love documenting about traveling, even if it is to a store. :)ReplyCancel

  • JulieC - March 11, 2015 - 9:23 am

    Congrats on the new stamp line…..love your enthusiasm for everything!ReplyCancel

  • Sharee - March 11, 2015 - 9:27 am

    I have lots of scrapbooking to do! Would love to use these on my pages. Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • heidig - March 11, 2015 - 9:30 am

    Oh my goodness! I would love, love, love to win these!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - March 11, 2015 - 9:33 am

    Please pick me… I would love to win one of these… :)ReplyCancel

  • Tracey Magner - March 11, 2015 - 9:34 am

    Thanks for the chance to win, what AWESOME stamps !!!! Happy spring everyone.ReplyCancel

  • Carla Hundley - March 11, 2015 - 9:38 am

    I’d make up some birthday
    cards as you can never
    have too many of them!
    Carla from UtahReplyCancel

  • Nancy - March 11, 2015 - 9:39 am

    Love these stamps! Thank you for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Yvette - March 11, 2015 - 9:43 am

    I love the travel stamps. And the date stamps. Not sure where i would start with these as there as so many possibilities. ;)ReplyCancel

  • Ingrid - March 11, 2015 - 9:47 am

    Collage, collage, collage!ReplyCancel

  • Betsy - March 11, 2015 - 9:48 am

    Love these new stamps! Thanks for a chance to win one :)ReplyCancel

  • Lauren Lebovitz - March 11, 2015 - 9:48 am

    I actually don’t have stamps for the months or days. I love them all..ReplyCancel

  • Lynne - March 11, 2015 - 9:59 am

    Thanks for the chance to win – your stamps are awesome. Can’t wait to try themReplyCancel

  • Binty - March 11, 2015 - 10:00 am

    these r wonderful. Love them all. Ty for chance to win it.ReplyCancel

  • Martha Yang Vang - March 11, 2015 - 10:07 am

    I LOVE THESE STAMPS!!!!

    I want to use these stamps to make cards, scrapbook, and more.
    THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS!!!

    Thanks for doing such a great giveaway!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Julie - March 11, 2015 - 10:10 am

    Awesome for the History Project and other 365 scrapbookingReplyCancel

  • melissa T. - March 11, 2015 - 10:10 am

    Woo Hoo!!! awesome!ReplyCancel

  • nancy faith - March 11, 2015 - 10:14 am

    What GREAT stamp sets!! Thanks for the chance to win…..ReplyCancel

  • Sarita - March 11, 2015 - 10:20 am

    I would use them on my planner and my project life albums.ReplyCancel

  • Jackie - March 11, 2015 - 10:20 am

    Would love to win…thanks for the chance.ReplyCancel

  • Celeste B. - March 11, 2015 - 10:38 am

    I should say I will use them on some Project Life or scrapbook pages, but in reality I will probably hoard them.ReplyCancel

  • Claire - March 11, 2015 - 10:46 am

    I’d have to work (play) with them first before I decided!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy K - March 11, 2015 - 10:51 am

    I received my first of your stamp sets in the mail yesterday. The quality is excellent and I love the words and phrases. All of your stamp sets would seem to work well with my divided page protector pages. I would love to win another set – thank you for the chance!ReplyCancel

  • Shirley K - March 11, 2015 - 10:52 am

    I’m a scrapbooker/cardmaker, so I’d be using the sets on layouts and cards!ReplyCancel

  • rita timmons - March 11, 2015 - 10:55 am

    love the new stamps -CONGRATS! these would work great on scrappy layouts…ReplyCancel

  • Tammy - March 11, 2015 - 10:56 am

    Such awesome stamp sets! I would love to use them in my projectlife album! Thank you for a chance!ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn Bronson - March 11, 2015 - 10:56 am

    Loving these new stamps! Thanks for the opportunity to win.ReplyCancel

  • Kate C - March 11, 2015 - 10:58 am

    Great stamps! Lots of projects in progress here that could use them.
    thanks
    KateReplyCancel

  • Joette - March 11, 2015 - 11:06 am

    Congrats on your stamps! They ROCK!ReplyCancel

  • mookie19 - March 11, 2015 - 11:14 am

    I would love these for my vacation pages. :)ReplyCancel

  • marcy e - March 11, 2015 - 11:15 am

    so very nice of you… thanks for the chance to win a set…
    loe them all!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Beth M - March 11, 2015 - 11:20 am

    Great stamps to use on cards, scrapbook pages or other mixed media art. Thanks.ReplyCancel

  • Sherry Froman - March 11, 2015 - 11:24 am

    Love these stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Karen L. - March 11, 2015 - 11:25 am

    Would use the stamp set on my scrapbook pages and in my Project Life albumReplyCancel

  • Paula - March 11, 2015 - 11:30 am

    Love the new time again stamp set. I really like to stamp the date on all my layouts and have been hunting for a long time for new stamps sets that include multiple years. Yeah!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Madden - March 11, 2015 - 11:30 am

    Love your style! These stamps are awesome!ReplyCancel

  • mary lewis - March 11, 2015 - 11:42 am

    Congrats on your new stamp line. I just love them.ReplyCancel

  • Nylene - March 11, 2015 - 11:49 am

    Congrats on your foray into the world of stamps. Your stamps are beautiful. You have such talent!ReplyCancel

  • Melanie A. - March 11, 2015 - 11:51 am

    Loving these stamps!!! Hoping Spring is just around the corner here. Ready to get outside and spend some time in nature! Though I’m really hoping our tick season won’t be as bad as last year :(ReplyCancel

  • Kathy White - March 11, 2015 - 12:03 pm

    Love your stamps! Would love to win a set!ReplyCancel

  • Susan P - March 11, 2015 - 12:07 pm

    These new stamp sets are amazing! I would love to win one!ReplyCancel

  • Tammy Davis - March 11, 2015 - 12:22 pm

    These are wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Mindy Stell - March 11, 2015 - 12:24 pm

    I love all of your words, so why not stamps too! Thanks for the chance to win!!!ReplyCancel

  • laura mm - March 11, 2015 - 12:25 pm

    Lovely stamps! Thanks for the chance ;)ReplyCancel

  • Jenny - March 11, 2015 - 12:26 pm

    I would use the stamp set I win in my planner or calendar.ReplyCancel

  • Jocelyn Thompson - March 11, 2015 - 12:28 pm

    Oh my goodness! Love these stamps! Love your style!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen D - March 11, 2015 - 12:29 pm

    What an awesome giveaway! I would so use the travel stamps in my PL album. These stamps are wonderful Kerri.ReplyCancel

  • Teri - March 11, 2015 - 12:38 pm

    Love your stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Conda - March 11, 2015 - 12:39 pm

    How exciting! These are awesome Kerri!ReplyCancel

  • Susan King - March 11, 2015 - 12:53 pm

    LOVE these new stamps–can’t wait to get some of them some day!ReplyCancel

  • sherly - March 11, 2015 - 12:58 pm

    Kerri,
    I will be doing some travailing this summer and these stamps will be perfect ! Perfect in so many ways…small enough to travel with, many stamps to use from…love them all.
    I hope I win!ReplyCancel

  • Kim Edsen - March 11, 2015 - 12:58 pm

    They’re all awesome but I’d especially love the travel stamps to embellish the last few layouts documenting our 2300 mile family road trip last summer and an upcoming anniversary trip!

    Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Darlene Ragon - March 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm

    Wow, thanks so much for the chance to win a stamp set. They are so neat!
    DarleneReplyCancel

  • Sarah - March 11, 2015 - 1:01 pm

    I could have so much fun with my sons with these! We <3 stamps!ReplyCancel

  • yvette - March 11, 2015 - 1:03 pm

    I will have lot of fun stamping my scrapbook layout!!HAPPY SPRING:)ReplyCancel

  • LInda M. - March 11, 2015 - 1:06 pm

    Love your new stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea Stallman - March 11, 2015 - 1:06 pm

    I really need word stamps so winning this would be fantastic!ReplyCancel

  • Jhuana Hale - March 11, 2015 - 1:09 pm

    If I win the stamps, I would like to use it for cards, scrapbook layouts, and everything I could use it for. Thanks for the chance.ReplyCancel

  • Lorretta - March 11, 2015 - 1:16 pm

    I love these stamps and could use them for so many different projects! =) Thank you for another generous give-a-way!ReplyCancel

  • Jewel - March 11, 2015 - 1:21 pm

    Your stamps are like potato chips , so addicting you can’t possibly just have one!ReplyCancel

  • Maria Wallace - March 11, 2015 - 1:24 pm

    So happy to see these new stamps! Excited to try them.ReplyCancel

  • Amy Burley - March 11, 2015 - 1:26 pm

    I love your stamp sets. They would be fun to add to cards, project life and all my scrapbook pages. Thank you for a great giveaway and all the inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Doherty - March 11, 2015 - 1:26 pm

    Absolutely love your samples on how to mix and match these sets. Please keep the ideas coming!ReplyCancel

  • Theresa - March 11, 2015 - 1:34 pm

    I’d definitely use these in my Project Life scrapbook!
    Congratulations on your new venture and thanks for the chance.ReplyCancel

  • Kele Wilson - March 11, 2015 - 1:35 pm

    Thanks so much for the chance to win. I’ve been watching your stamps and really wanting a few of them; but I’m limiting my spending right now. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!ReplyCancel

  • RPomeroy - March 11, 2015 - 1:40 pm

    I would use them for scrapbooking layouts. I might try to copy some of your combinations that you showed the other day. Fabulous stuff.ReplyCancel

  • Traci R. - March 11, 2015 - 1:42 pm

    I would definitely use these stamps for organizing and finishing my travel scrapbooks!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - March 11, 2015 - 2:01 pm

    I haven’t done any stamping before, so I guess I’d start practicing! Practice makes (sorta’?) perfect! LolReplyCancel

  • Barb - March 11, 2015 - 2:08 pm

    I would use them when I scrapbookReplyCancel

  • Kathy - March 11, 2015 - 2:12 pm

    Oh my goodness I LOVE these stamps they cover everything I need! I would love to win and use for all the travels that I have planned for the year and everything else! Whahoooo!ReplyCancel

  • LinhC - March 11, 2015 - 2:13 pm

    Perfect stamps for scrapbooks of our band trip to NYC to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade!ReplyCancel

  • Robin Gibson - March 11, 2015 - 2:16 pm

    Oooh La La! Love these!! Would totally work on book about our vacation to Europe!! Thanks for the opportunity!ReplyCancel

  • Mary R - March 11, 2015 - 2:23 pm

    I would use the date stamps in my planner…I have the digital files, but know I would utilize the stamps as wellReplyCancel

  • Julie Rosenberg - March 11, 2015 - 2:23 pm

    Love Love Love your new stamps sets!!ReplyCancel

  • Judy Stiles - March 11, 2015 - 2:25 pm

    Your stamp sets are awesome and would be awesome to win! Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Michele - March 11, 2015 - 2:40 pm

    I love love love your new stamps :)ReplyCancel

  • Judy - March 11, 2015 - 2:44 pm

    Love the stamps, thanks for a chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • nancy - March 11, 2015 - 2:48 pm

    I would love it if your new stamps became my new stamps!!ReplyCancel

  • janay - March 11, 2015 - 2:56 pm

    These stamps are perfect to use with Project Life!!!ReplyCancel

  • Lorna Jones - March 11, 2015 - 3:00 pm

    Love your new stamps, your Silhouette classes and your sense of adventure through travel!ReplyCancel

  • Jeanine - March 11, 2015 - 3:12 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - March 11, 2015 - 3:22 pm

    I love your website and all of the awesomeness you offer!ReplyCancel

  • Karyn - March 11, 2015 - 3:28 pm

    Love the variety to choose from! I’m giving Project Life a try in between regular scrapbooking and cards. These stamps would be perfect for any style of crafting.

    Thank you for offering the give-away drawing!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy Doerr - March 11, 2015 - 3:30 pm

    I just received my Time stamp set from you. I’ve already used it. Love it.ReplyCancel

  • Tracy - March 11, 2015 - 3:32 pm

    What a fun giveaway! Great way to celebrate!!ReplyCancel

  • AJ - March 11, 2015 - 3:49 pm

    Oh boy, I can think of so many ways to use these great stamps! Between my EC Planner, scrapbook pages and mini albums I think I can put them to good use. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Lara read - March 11, 2015 - 3:49 pm

    Congrats on your new product launch. So awesome!ReplyCancel

  • donna - March 11, 2015 - 4:25 pm

    your stamps are awesome! I would defintely be using them to work on my photo a day albums…ReplyCancel

  • Kimberly - March 11, 2015 - 4:27 pm

    I am so in love with your stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Linda S. - March 11, 2015 - 4:27 pm

    I will make my mom a mothers day card and a birthday card..oh yeah!!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie - March 11, 2015 - 4:35 pm

    I love everything you do Kerri. Thanks for the opportunity to win your new stamps.ReplyCancel

  • Lynn Daniel - March 11, 2015 - 5:02 pm

    What a great collection of stamps. These would be great for Project Life.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy B - March 11, 2015 - 5:03 pm

    I’d love to get busy on scrapbooking our China trip with a set of these stampts!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy - March 11, 2015 - 5:03 pm

    Let’s see…..what would I do with free stamps? You know I’d use them on a layout, but I’m trying to venture into card making – suck at that still. I keep trying tho! Thanks for the chance Kerri!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - March 11, 2015 - 5:08 pm

    I am so excited that you know have stamps for sale. I love the different phrases and fonts. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Shari Dancer-Thomas - March 11, 2015 - 5:10 pm

    Thanks a bunch for the chance to be a winner!ReplyCancel

  • Roberta Coller - March 11, 2015 - 5:11 pm

    Thanks so much for a giveaway chance for a stamp set!ReplyCancel

  • Tina Michael-Dahlmann - March 11, 2015 - 5:20 pm

    Love your stamps. Thanks for a chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Ana C - March 11, 2015 - 5:23 pm

    Oh my those are wonderful stamps and I can now imagine so many cards and pages I can do with them. Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Beth Rappuhn - March 11, 2015 - 5:40 pm

    I am beyond thrilled thst you are finally designing your own stamps ! Your graphic designs has been my all time fav since before the good ole QVC days. So very happy for you …..and me !ReplyCancel

  • Tara M - March 11, 2015 - 5:48 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway. Love the new stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - March 11, 2015 - 5:55 pm

    I’d love to use these in my Project Life album. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Brenda - March 11, 2015 - 5:58 pm

    I would use them on my layouts! I am trying to start stamping on my layouts so these would be perfect.ReplyCancel

  • Gina - March 11, 2015 - 6:08 pm

    These are really nice stamp sets. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Maricel - March 11, 2015 - 6:10 pm

    Ooooh would love me one of these stamps.ReplyCancel

  • Katrina H - March 11, 2015 - 6:22 pm

    I would use the stamps to make something fun! I don’t know what yet, but I’m sure I could come up with something! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • LaurieW - March 11, 2015 - 6:28 pm

    How generous- thanks for the opportunity to winReplyCancel

  • Ausra - March 11, 2015 - 7:10 pm

    If I had these stamps I would work on my project life. Thank youReplyCancel

  • Kim Heggins - March 11, 2015 - 7:22 pm

    Wow…these look amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica - March 11, 2015 - 7:26 pm

    These stamps are so fun and fresh! Thanks for the chance to win an awesome giveaway!!!ReplyCancel

  • Haven K - March 11, 2015 - 7:32 pm

    I love your new stamps, and want one of each! Thanks for the chance to win and start my collection :)ReplyCancel

  • Caren B - March 11, 2015 - 7:35 pm

    love these stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Angela K - March 11, 2015 - 7:37 pm

    Looks like these stamps would be great for a variety of projects like journaling, cards, calendars, etc.ReplyCancel

  • Kary - March 11, 2015 - 7:42 pm

    I love the travel stamps–they’d be so fun to use on my PL cards for our spring break trip!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea - March 11, 2015 - 7:50 pm

    If I win I would use the stamps for a travel journal for an upcoming trip. Thanks.ReplyCancel

  • Lynn - March 11, 2015 - 7:57 pm

    Love them all! So cool!ReplyCancel

  • L willett - March 11, 2015 - 8:20 pm

    I’m making a pocket album for my new daughter in law, of their wedding. These stamps would be perfect accents!ReplyCancel

  • Lena - March 11, 2015 - 8:23 pm

    These stamps are wonderful, I love the clean and simple!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy Orme - March 11, 2015 - 8:27 pm

    Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl :) - March 11, 2015 - 8:31 pm

    I’d get back in the memory keeping groove! Been in a rut lately, but as Spring approaches ready to take the leap again.ReplyCancel

  • LauraM - March 11, 2015 - 8:42 pm

    Love your classes! Very excited to work with your new stamps. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia Baldwin - March 11, 2015 - 8:54 pm

    love your stamps!! They’re perfect for scrapbooking my family’s memories, which is the majority of my paper-crafting nowadays. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon - March 11, 2015 - 8:58 pm

    Love your new stamp sets. Can’t wait to get some. They will help make my scrapbooking more meaningfulReplyCancel

  • C. Rasko - March 11, 2015 - 9:00 pm

    So excited about your new stamps.ReplyCancel

  • Melanie L. - March 11, 2015 - 9:05 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway! Love your stamp sets!ReplyCancel

  • Leslie B. - March 11, 2015 - 9:06 pm

    I love that you have clear stamps now! So much fun!ReplyCancel

  • Barb S - March 11, 2015 - 9:19 pm

    I love that you’ve added stamps to your store. They are wonderful. Thanks for a chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Jane Saxton - March 11, 2015 - 9:31 pm

    I would use the Wanderlust stamp set on a mini book of our Grand Canyon trip!ReplyCancel

  • Sonya B - March 11, 2015 - 9:37 pm

    Lovely stamps! Thanks for the opportunity to win!ReplyCancel

  • Carlaj - March 11, 2015 - 9:41 pm

    I would love to do some travel stamping on vacation pagesReplyCancel

  • Lynette Ballard - March 11, 2015 - 9:56 pm

    I would use them to catch up on my kids’ photo books (I do a mix of 4 X 6 photos and project life style journaling).ReplyCancel

  • Glorie Alvarez - March 11, 2015 - 10:48 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win! I love every set :)ReplyCancel

  • kimbrygc - March 11, 2015 - 11:12 pm

    Cool stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Michele - March 11, 2015 - 11:27 pm

    If I won the stamps, I would use them on the vacation pages that I am planning to create which will be inspired by May Flaum’s Vacation 2015 scrapbooking class.ReplyCancel

  • Karen S - March 12, 2015 - 1:49 am

    I’ve taken a break from anything to do with stamps, cards, inks, my silhouette. These stamps are just the inspiration I need! Trip to France and Italy coming up!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy Jo Camacho - March 12, 2015 - 4:16 am

    Lovin’ the stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Shennita E - March 12, 2015 - 6:10 am

    Oh what fun! These stamp sets are just so adorable! Thanks for feeling in such a springy mood! :)ReplyCancel

  • Catherine Aguilera - March 12, 2015 - 6:10 am

    Really really like these sets. So versatile.
    Congrats!!
    CatherineReplyCancel

  • NancyK - March 12, 2015 - 6:31 am

    So glad to see you have your own stamp line! I’ve taken several of your classes and have recommended them to many people. Would love a chance to win some stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Beth Anne Dunlap - March 12, 2015 - 6:57 am

    Would love to win these to use on the planner im struggling to get right, cards, and journal notes…really anything and everything! LOL thanks for the chance to winReplyCancel

  • Janet T - March 12, 2015 - 7:05 am

    Sweet! Thanks for the chance to win!
    ~God bless~ReplyCancel

  • Michelle E. - March 12, 2015 - 8:07 am

    Wow they are incredible…such a wonderful giveaway! I use stamps on my layouts as much as I can…thank you so much for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • lenore - March 12, 2015 - 9:09 am

    I would love to win these Kerri! They are so awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Allisha Hughes - March 12, 2015 - 9:12 am

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE these stamps! Sure hope I win–I want to own them all!ReplyCancel

  • K in PA - March 12, 2015 - 9:57 am

    The possibilities for these stamps are endless! Definitely for use in Project Life!ReplyCancel

  • April W - March 12, 2015 - 10:58 am

    I’d love to have some of these for my PL pages!
    – April WReplyCancel

  • Betsy - March 12, 2015 - 10:58 am

    There are all fabulous!Love the time line and travel especially.ReplyCancel

  • Natalie (QSOgirl) - March 12, 2015 - 11:18 am

    Kerri, these stamps are just fantastic! I would use them in all kinds of scrapbooking projects– first the photo-a-day baby book for my son, and also in the layouts I have floating around in my head! I might even start fancying up my planner! ;-)ReplyCancel

  • Susan Goetter - March 12, 2015 - 11:33 am

    Your classes are the BEST! These stamps are fabulous and would be great for scrapbooking!ReplyCancel

  • Allison Thompson - March 12, 2015 - 12:35 pm

    Love the new stamps!ReplyCancel

  • Liz - March 12, 2015 - 12:40 pm

    Would love any of these stamp; great journaling prompts!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - March 12, 2015 - 12:53 pm

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It seems like a lot of people I know have or are doing this lately. What makes the ocean so magical? It must be the relaxing and mesmerizing sound of the waves. Couldn’t you just sit there all day basking in the sun as the waves roll along?

mmmm…I think I could use a bit of that right now. We’re headed to a beach wedding soon. Kind of looking forward to do doing a whole lotta nuttin’.

Our Miss Layle recently went to Hawaii. Kauai is on my ‘I gotta do this again’ list…sometime soon, I hope. I tell ya, there was nothing more enjoyable  than driving a convertible Mustang along the coast there in Kauai and literally going to the end of the road.  Finding a beach along that road and just enjoying the beauty and the sound of the ocean…and Dan trying to learn how to surf. ;)

So in the meantime, I’m gonna live vicariously through her trip here. Take a look….can you hear the waves? The Hawaiian music playing on the radio? I can.

Escape to the Ocean
Escape to the Ocean - close up

[ Design | Escape To The Ocean ]


The block layout of photos just adds to the contentment of the subject. Simplicity at its best. And the ‘sandy’ rainbow title? Divine.


Here’s a few words from Layle:

I’ve used Kerri’s script words on more layouts than I can count.  And I always, ALWAYS cut the words out of black card stock.  Ok, once I did it out of an ombre patterned paper, but I didn’t love it.  It’s hard to step out of my comfort zone!  But I knew I wanted the black and white stripe paper at the top and bottom of the layout to ground the photos, and black words would have been too much.  So this time I cut the words out of 4 different colors of paper.  Although I miss the black, I kinda like the way it turned out.  To add a little ‘umph’ to the letters, I applied Platinum Stickles to the top – gives it a little added sparkle and it kinda looks like sand, fitting for the title and photos.


Now I think I’ll be off to find my own bit of ocean. ;)


  • Melanie A. - March 9, 2015 - 9:52 am

    love this!! I love that she shows me that I don’t have to have all beachy accessories to my page either. (the feather) I too loved driving convertible on Kaui and we have a return trip to Hawaii on our dream bucket list. I think the ocean just heals the soul. I love the mountains too but there I just something peaceful about a good beach and an ocean view.ReplyCancel

  • yvette - March 9, 2015 - 12:53 pm

    love it! Where is the “I am” card from?ReplyCancel

    • Layle - March 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm

      Yvette – it’s from the I AM collection by Simple StoriesReplyCancel