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Our big birthday celebration is quickly coming to a close.
sadness.

One more day for the sale and you
have until midnight tonight to enter the contest posted Thursday.


So today I thought it would be fun to share the awesomeness that is Rad Lab.
It’s a plugin in that works with Adobe photo editing software.

Totally worth every penny.

e-ve-ry. penny.

Of course, I got it for $99 last year when it was on sale,
so that makes a difference too. :)

Anyway, the video ended up  being a lot longer than I’d planned because it’s just so hard not to show off all the awesomeness of it. If you’re not familiar with Rad Lab, this video will show you that you will want it.

seriously.

love it.


awesome, right?

And don’t forget the fabulous Pic Tap Go app too (my review).
Those guys at Totally Rad know how to make some good stuff!


(Please refer to the Rad Lab website for details on how to make this work with the Adobe programs.)

  • Susan Kopp - August 10, 2013 - 5:21 pm

    Enabler much? Another wonderful goodie that is going on my wishlist…..thanks my wallet is groaning LOL!ReplyCancel

  • Sue FitzGerald - August 10, 2013 - 5:49 pm

    Oh the wonderful things I have missed this last week, has been crazy busy here. All the birthday goodness and exciting events in your family. Have loved spending a lazy sundaymorning catching up on it all.ReplyCancel

  • Joy Gissing - August 10, 2013 - 7:37 pm

    I have had rad lab for quite a few years and love it but even I learnt some new things from watching your tutorial. I also have their dirty pictures which I never use because I am not sure how to use them, do you have that Kerri? also you mentioned lightroom can you use the existing rablab in your lightroom and if so how do you import it into lightroom or do you have to buy the special lightroom one? I am not that familiar with lightroom so not sure what is the point of using it if I have photoshop.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie - August 11, 2013 - 9:49 am

    Thanks Kerri! That was an awesome tutorial. Looks so easy to use and adds such dramatic changes to photos. Need to add Rad Lab to my wish-list now!!ReplyCancel

  • Jeanine - August 12, 2013 - 5:15 pm

    Thanks for the video. I’ve had Radlab for a few months and didn’t know everything I could do with it until this video!ReplyCancel

  • Angi - August 22, 2013 - 9:55 pm

    thank you for sharing! I’m gonna start saving my money!! This is SOOOO cool!!!ReplyCancel

Got a great little freebie for y’all today!
Something that can be used for sooooo many things.

just ever-so many.


To download this file, click the image or click HERE.


Comes as individual components too, so you can layer if’n ya wanted.

But wait, there’s more!

I like to maximize my art and today I’m sharing via video a couple other ways that you can do just that. And it ain’t just for cutting either!

How cute is it on a photo???


Wondering how to do that and more?

Check it out:



Hope you have a wee bit of fun with it. :)


And don’t forget, we’re winding down on the week, so if you wanted to take advantage of the big birthday sale, now would be a good time to do it!

  • lynne - August 9, 2013 - 1:08 pm

    Thanks so much for the freebie, and the video, too!ReplyCancel

  • Elaine Bowman - August 9, 2013 - 1:52 pm

    So Cute Kerri! Can’t wait to use it! Happy Friday to you!ReplyCancel

  • Heather Parry - August 9, 2013 - 2:04 pm

    Thanks so much for this. As a newbie to photoshop and silhouette, this freebie is great, and the video is even better!ReplyCancel

  • Shell - August 9, 2013 - 4:47 pm

    Thank you so much… really love this one :)ReplyCancel

  • Cindy - August 9, 2013 - 4:49 pm

    Thanks for the freebie and the helpful video! Hope you’re feeling better.ReplyCancel

  • Linda V - August 9, 2013 - 6:52 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing the cut file and your expertise with the video.ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - August 9, 2013 - 7:40 pm

    I love the file, I love that you’re human and I love the photo! Super sweet! Thanks so much for all you do!ReplyCancel

  • SherryGrove - August 9, 2013 - 9:15 pm

    Kerri, awesome video! I want more time to play!!ReplyCancel

  • Dominique Bon - August 10, 2013 - 12:50 am

    Merci beaucoup :)ReplyCancel

  • Mary - August 10, 2013 - 7:40 am

    I would not have thought to bring the design into photoshop, thanks so much for the file and the info!ReplyCancel

  • Kirsten - August 10, 2013 - 8:17 am

    Awesome tutorial…thanks so much!ReplyCancel

  • LinhC - August 10, 2013 - 8:56 am

    You’re the best!ReplyCancel

  • Trish - August 10, 2013 - 2:53 pm

    Kerri, thanks so much for the freebie and tutorial. I always learn so much from you. I forget that changing to a compound path effects so much when designing or editing. I think I willvgo and watch every video you ever made, my own Kerri Bradford marathon!ReplyCancel

  • labbie1 - August 10, 2013 - 3:17 pm

    Hey all! Need Help!

    If you were going to purchase a Silhouette or other cutter, which one would it be and what add-ons would you include or make sure are included with it?

    Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Trish - August 10, 2013 - 4:04 pm

    Hi Labbie, I have both a Cricut Expression and a Silhouette Cameo. The Silhouette is my favorite, hands down.I love the versatility of it. I would get the Designer Edition of the software. I also purchased a image subscription when it was on sale and have really enjoyed it. Hope that helps!ReplyCancel

  • Susan - August 11, 2013 - 9:57 am

    Love, love, love this file! And the video was awesome too! So many wonderful ideas! Have already cut this out and put it on a scrapbook page I already made–I knew just the photo I wanted to put it on!

    Thanks so very much.ReplyCancel

  • Julie Learned - August 13, 2013 - 9:25 am

    LOVE this tutorial! Thanks so much for the information. Makes me want to go and play right now!!!ReplyCancel

  • WhamBamPam - November 2, 2013 - 8:27 pm

    Hi Kerri,

    I just finished the Cutting Edge class over at Studio Calico where you were spoken of highly on the message boards. I already knew who you were, but had never seen any of your videos, which is why I looked you up on YouTube. I watched the Maximizing Your Silhouette Shapes video above. Great video, thanks for the free file and all the tips.ReplyCancel

    • Kerri - November 2, 2013 - 8:46 pm

      Thanks Pam! And welcome to my little neck of the woods. :)ReplyCancel

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  • Sherry - January 21, 2014 - 12:08 pm

    Thanks for the freebie and the video. Can used so many ways!ReplyCancel

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  • yolande k - February 24, 2014 - 2:52 am

    Magnifique ! Merci Kerri !ReplyCancel

  • kendell - May 5, 2014 - 10:39 pm

    Thanks for sharing your files and tutorials, they are a great help as I have no one to show me how to use my cutting machineReplyCancel

  • Jenny - May 6, 2014 - 12:29 pm

    Thanks for the freebie. Looking forward to using it!ReplyCancel

  • Deborah Northcutt - September 22, 2014 - 8:11 pm

    Thanks so much, Kerri! All your classes and videos are so helpful!!!ReplyCancel

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Layle is the newest member of our little KBS world and I have just been tickled pink to have her here! Love everything she does. She’s only been with us a few short months (I’ve known her just a ‘wee’ bit longer than that), so she doesn’t have much of a ‘flashback’. :) But what she’s created for us all in that short amount of time has been sensational . . . and you can just add this one to that pile.



[ Shapes | Fun Can Happen Anywhere freebie ]


That is just ever-so awesome Miss Layle! 
Love it! So glad you are here with us…so, so glad. :)

To see Layle’s other pages, use her link under Categories on the right.

 

Here’s what Layle has to say:

I know, I know!  ANOTHER title from me.  I don’t know what to say, I just can’t help myself! Every time I see a new title from Kerri, it’s like she’s inside my head.  That, or inside my camera :)  She knows just what I need!  Case in point, her new ‘fun can happen anywhere’ title.  It was perfect for a shot I snapped on a recent camping trip.  We were driving and our 15 year old was sound asleep in the back seat – typical teenager!  Then there was our 12 year old – he was rocking out listening to his iPhone and dancing in his seat.  With him, it’s true – fun can happen literally anywhere!

 

I’m sittin’ here thinkin’, is it Thursday already? I can’t believe how fast this time goes! We had a really big day yesterday. If you’re a fan on Facebook, you already know about this. But someone–named Jordan–got a certain piece of mail yesterday.


That
would be her mission call.

We had a little contest on Facebook to see who could guess where she’d be going . . .

 

Wow! Congratulations Jordan! You are gonna be one heck-of-a missionary!

We had quite the full house with friends and family. Here’s a group shot of Jordan and all her friends that could make it.


I’ts gonna be really quiet come December 18 when she leaves. Zach is moving out for school and then Jordan will be gone on her mission and it will just be Kass…unless she moves out too some time.

Crazy!


And now, I think it’s time for another giveaway!


 

Today I’m giving away three $25 gift cards!


And since that little Rafflecopter thingie was kind-a fun, I think I shall use it again. :)
It ends Saturday night at midnight and I’ll draw a winner Sunday morning.

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Alrighty then! Catch y’all tomorrow!

  • Katarina - August 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

    Congrats! Would love to win :)ReplyCancel

  • Melanie A - August 8, 2013 - 12:21 pm

    So nice of you to give US stuff for YOUR celebration! Wishing Jordan all the best!ReplyCancel

  • Heather Greenwood - August 8, 2013 - 12:23 pm

    I honestly can’t believe my girlfriend wasn’t already a fan, or that I never told her before… totally slapping my hand… so now she’s a FB fan and will be checking out your store and Friday freebies…
    https://www.facebook.com/kimberly.a.walker.7/posts/10201597125516103

    anyways, she got a Cameo a few months back and think she’d totally LOVE your classes!!!ReplyCancel

  • Karen Sacia - August 8, 2013 - 12:29 pm

    Congrats to Jordan! Great layout! Of course it starts with great designs! Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - August 8, 2013 - 12:33 pm

    Congrats to Jordan on her call – my nephew is in the MTC now heading for that same mission. The people living in Jacksonville will be blown away by the talent on the way.ReplyCancel

  • Ramona Downing - August 8, 2013 - 12:40 pm

    I am telling all my friends about your wonderful giveaway. Posting on my FB Design Page. https://www.facebook.com/Ramonasdesigns.ReplyCancel

  • Dolly - August 8, 2013 - 12:52 pm

    Sheesh…I can’t refer my friends because I have already done that!
    I’ll see if I can refer a scrapper I haven’t converted yet ;DReplyCancel

  • Ellie A. - August 8, 2013 - 1:11 pm

    All my friends KNOW about your awesomeness! Thanks so much for the chance!ReplyCancel

  • Lara Read - August 8, 2013 - 1:38 pm

    Congrats to your Jordan! My Jordan comes home in two weeks! Can not wait! EEK My second son was in the MTC last year at Christmas time and he loved it! He couldn’t call home but he did email on Christmas. Have fun getting ready the time will come fast!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Mac - August 8, 2013 - 1:54 pm

    Already referred all my friends!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen U. - August 8, 2013 - 2:21 pm

    I referred my 2 daughters! Congrats on your exciting news! My son just returned from the Philippines 3 weeks ago. What a wonderful experience she will have!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia Larson - August 8, 2013 - 2:34 pm

    I know what you mean about the house is going to be quiet. My daughter is off to college on 8-21-13. Gonna be weird!?! Thanks for the give away.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - August 8, 2013 - 3:20 pm

    needin a few things so this would be great. Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen D - August 8, 2013 - 3:22 pm

    I invited a friend on FB to your site (via FB). Love these giveaways Kerri! Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Kim Thomas - August 8, 2013 - 3:27 pm

    Thank you so much for the chance to win. You are amazing! Take care. :)ReplyCancel

  • Jill LeTempt - August 8, 2013 - 4:12 pm

    I have already referred all my friends. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • MelissaW - August 8, 2013 - 4:21 pm

    What a great giveaway! I referred my friends Genie and Lesley to become fans of yours and to check out your Facebook page! Thanks so much!ReplyCancel

  • Maria W - August 8, 2013 - 4:39 pm

    I have been telling my friends forever to like your page and follow you- several have already done so. Now I am telling now crafters and I get the funniest look~
    I tell everyone that has the Cameo to take your classes- they are awesome!
    Wishing Jordan the best- she will be in my state at least- I am down south more!ReplyCancel

  • Nashonne - August 8, 2013 - 4:53 pm

    I had trouble finding her to refer friends to the site. I did refer my fellow friends in my scrapbook group to like you FB page.ReplyCancel

  • Chris - August 8, 2013 - 4:56 pm

    I referred a
    friend…LOVE your page!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa L. ( Lisa's Creative Niche) - August 8, 2013 - 5:20 pm

    This looks like a fun group of friends!!! Congrats to your daughter and thanks for celebrating with all of us!ReplyCancel

  • Connie O. - August 8, 2013 - 5:42 pm

    Congrats to Jordan…boy I was way off when I guessed Cambodia LOL
    Thanks for sharing your Birthday Celebrations with us. Great LO Layle!ReplyCancel

  • Traci Penrod - August 8, 2013 - 5:45 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win Kerri!! Love your cutting files and templates :) Always a fan :)ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia B. - August 8, 2013 - 6:07 pm

    Congrats to Jordan! I used to live in Jacksonville – it gets hot in the summer, so hope she can keep cool! Looks like she had lots of friends celebrating – so awesome.
    And Layle is awesome too. :) Thanks for all the crafty inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • Labbie1 - August 8, 2013 - 6:08 pm

    I have been telling people all over the RV park in which we are staying right now about you and especially about the History Project which I am enjoying so much! :)

    Hope your tooth is getting better!ReplyCancel

  • Nance - August 8, 2013 - 6:29 pm

    I’m telling ya, I refer my hubby dude so he can see where all his money is going.
    **U**
    NanceReplyCancel

  • Candy - August 8, 2013 - 7:02 pm

    Happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Cissy Shields - August 8, 2013 - 8:07 pm

    Invited all my friends that scrapbook!! Love your designs :)ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Posthumus - August 8, 2013 - 10:07 pm

    I invited my friend Brittany Rask. She is from Minneapolis and I am from Winnipeg, MB Canada. We met 3 years ago at Scrapfest. We only get to see each other at Scrapfest. Can’t wait to see her again and scrap all weekend.ReplyCancel

  • Tracy - August 8, 2013 - 10:45 pm

    Congrats on the Mission call!-Jordan, you’ll love it. I invited all my FB friends to check out your site. Thanks again,ReplyCancel

  • Jeannie Phillips - August 8, 2013 - 11:26 pm

    On several sites, people are always asking basic how to cameo questions. My answer? I always refer them to Kerri Bradford and suggest they take your classes.ReplyCancel

  • DianeB - August 8, 2013 - 11:31 pm

    I am sorry to say I have JUST discovered your site! Where have I been? And having only one friend who crafts, I IMMEDIATELY called her up and told her about it too! Neither of us have Silhouettes -yet – but we soon will, and you can believe we will BOTH be back here for classes!ReplyCancel

  • Nylene - August 9, 2013 - 12:05 am

    Congrats to Jordan. Such an exciting time for the whole family. Thanks for the chance to win the gift certificate.ReplyCancel

  • Denise Johnstone - August 9, 2013 - 4:58 am

    what an amazing family you have! Thanks for the opportunity to enter, as I am so far away in Australia I don’t get a chance to enter many competitions as they are usually restricted. Thanks again Denise :)ReplyCancel

  • Julie Hollinger - August 9, 2013 - 7:36 am

    Thanks for inspiring ALL THE TIME… with your work and that of your team!ReplyCancel

  • Andi Walsh - August 9, 2013 - 7:42 am

    Love that layout so much!!!! It also reminds me of my kids having fun just about anywhere… I do believe that title is must:)

    And congratulations to Jordan, but can’t she leave AFTER Christmas!!!!! RATS!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy Lewis - August 9, 2013 - 12:02 pm

    I posted this on my Facebook page and referred ALL of my friends :). Happy Birthday KBS and watch out Jacksonville! BTW – I may be moving to Jacksonville, FL within the next year. Wouldn’t it be funny if Jordan and I met up there?ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Evans - August 9, 2013 - 12:50 pm

    What a great story, good luck to Jordan! Fun layout. :)ReplyCancel

  • Debbie S - August 9, 2013 - 3:43 pm

    Way cool! Thanks for the chance, I’d love to use it to take your latest design class!ReplyCancel

  • Chris K - August 9, 2013 - 7:50 pm

    I invited 2 friends :)

    I have wanted to do all of your classes and have my eye on some awesome cut files. So far I have done 2 classes and bought the weathered door alphas. AWESOME!

    Thanks for the chance to win!!ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn Bronson - August 10, 2013 - 5:37 am

    I have loved all the classes I have taken from you and have become quite proficient with my Cameo thanks to you! Thanks for the opportunity to win.ReplyCancel

  • Karen - August 10, 2013 - 6:53 am

    Congrats to Jordan and great layout.ReplyCancel

  • Beth M - August 10, 2013 - 9:42 pm

    I thought all of my friends already knew about you, but then I thought of one more to send your way.ReplyCancel

  • Nancee Brown - August 10, 2013 - 9:49 pm

    Just found your site can wait to take your classes – sure could use the gift card towards them! TyReplyCancel

Nichol.

I’ve known this girl just a few years or so. We’ve had quite a few experiences together–having never even met. It’s amazing in today’s world how you can become friends with someone in a completely different state (or country) and never  even ‘meet’. We have Skyped because, gosh darn it, I just had to put some real personality with the written one. I needed to ‘meet’ her somehow. :) Skype+FaceTime, more great tools in today’s world.

When I started into this new adventure, I knew . . . I knew . . . she was to go on it with me. She works her magic like no other on everything she creates. love.

And this is just another magical Nichol creation:





[ ShapesThis Is Halloween (candelabra, crow) / This+That: All Hallows Eve (‘All Hallows Eve’, short pumpkin) /  This+That: Halloween (clock hands) / Decade 2000 (“2004″) / Picture That Squared / tall pumpkin (Kerri’s design from the Silhouette Store) ;) ]


Love everything about this, from the polka dot numbers to the texty bird. A great combination of everything, really.

adore.

Here’s what Nichol has to say:

I admittedly don’t do many theme albums in my scrapbooking but I have two specialty albums that are family favorites: one is our Christmas Cards From Friends and Family and the other is an 8×8 Halloween Costumes Album. (Click HERE and HERE  to see the original posts where I shared the album cover, title page and a couple of the inside pages.)

I am gradually scrapping past year’s memories and nothing makes a Halloween page like Kerri’s fabulous spooky designs! I am especially partial to the muted earthy tones in my Halloween scrapping and used a lot of neutral tones paired with blacks for a striking design. I used Tiim Holtz Distress Glitter on the candelabra for glitz and glamour and to compliment the glittered MME accents. I stamped and embossed a Hero Arts clock stamp design and added the KBS die cut clock hands (also embellished with Distress Glitter). I just cut them to fit the clock size! LOVE that.


Love this, Nichol! :)



And now let us do a little flashback of some Nichol goodness. To see the original post with all the details, just click the page.

 

adore these penguins!!!


The colors and eye candy?  divine.


One of my all-time faves. Beautiful.


Nichol is definitely the ‘Queen of Scenes!’


It’s that time of year already!


Love you dearly, Miss Nichol!
Thanks for hangin’ with me here!

And now, since we are half way through the week,
just thought I’d put out a quick remember about the sale going on. :)

 

  • Dolly - August 7, 2013 - 6:44 am

    I don’t think I have to say ….I ADORE all of Nichol’s artwork!ReplyCancel

  • {dawn} h. - August 7, 2013 - 7:05 am

    Some of my favorites by Nichol, as well! And the latest addition is no exception! Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Tammy Joyce - August 7, 2013 - 7:55 am

    Kerri I personally do not think u could have picked a better person to ride along with you than Nichol. I have had the plezur of being n some classes with her online and she never fails to amaze me with what she does. Love her work. Thank you and Nichol and all the others that make nice things happen. I for one sincerely appreicate it.ReplyCancel

  • Dawn N - August 7, 2013 - 6:27 pm

    Nichol is so very talented – I love the school LO – I need to remember that one.ReplyCancel

I don’t know why, but this week I thought it would be fun to have  a guest designer.
And my number one go-to gal to fill that need…that desire?

Marcy Penner.

Being a white cardstock girl myself for the past few years, Marcy’s style just resonates with me. I love her clean classic pages that she infuses with colorful snips of creativity.

adore.

I just had to see what magic she would do with KBS designs.

had to.

So you can imagine my sheer delight when she said she’d be happy to whip up a page for our birthday celebration! Bless you Miss Penner! :)

So without further ado, here’s some loveliness from Marcy Penner . . . KBS style.

 

[ Shapes | Say What #3 (adventure) ]


Love the look of the word ‘adventure’ with all those colors underneath.
Just totally love it.

Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us during our birthday celebration here Marcy!

And speaking of ‘birthday’, there’s a new kit available today.
Birthday related, of course!


Of course, there are a plethora of words there that could be used for many-a projects non-birthday related.
Lots of words that you could use for card sentiments too!


Also, just FYI, the winners have been announced in Monday’s post and have been notified by email . . . in case you needed to know that. :)

  • Dolly - August 6, 2013 - 9:06 am

    Cute kit Kerri!!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - August 6, 2013 - 9:47 am

    Cute page!!! I love what Marcy did with the Adventure cut too. And because I am a photo nut and love photos… hers are so pretty!! Are those iPhone photos? If so, what apps did she use??ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - August 6, 2013 - 8:27 pm

    Oh, yes! The adventure with all the different papers behind is so fabulous!! So glad Marcy came by to inspire!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn N - August 6, 2013 - 8:30 pm

    Great LO – I love the small details. Congrats also to the birthday winners! Kerri that set is great – covers so much more than just birthdays too.ReplyCancel

  • MichelleB - August 7, 2013 - 3:25 am

    Love, love, love Marcy’s style – that LO is gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • marcy - August 8, 2013 - 1:16 pm

    Michelle… those are iphone photos. I use Pic Tap Go to edit them.ReplyCancel

Ahhhhh. We love our Miss Laura Vegas, do we not? Laura has been here at KBS for two years now. What??? Girl? Really. Has it been that long?

Well, all I can say is that I’ve loved having you here for every single day. :)

Now, you just knew Laura would have something fabulous to share with us this week, didn’t ya.

Check it out.


[ Shapes | Storyboard 7 / Weathered Door [All] (‘party’) / Enjoy The Sunshine (sun) / Summer Lovin’ (‘pool’) ]

 
Oh my gosh! Look at all those photos on one page! That is my favorite thing about photo templates. Let’s you get so many photos nicely and neatly laid out on a page. Another great one Laura!

Here’s what Laura has to say:

When it comes to scrapbooking my girl’s birthday parties, it’s really all about the photos. That’s because there’s usually a TON of photos that I want to use, and I try my best to get as many on the pages as possible. This is where Kerri’s storyboard templates come in really handy. They allow me to get a large amount of photos onto a page, while keeping it looking clean an organized. For this layout about my youngest daughter Sarah’s 11th birthday party, I kept the overall design pretty simple. I had a group photo that I thought would look great enlarged, so I had it printed as an 8×12 and used that on the first page of the spread. I used a full 12×12 photo collage on the second page of the spread, which allowed me to use 14 additional photos. I absolutely love the look of using a cleaner block font along with a cursive font for my titles. I’ve been using Kerri’s Weathered Door alphabet kit a lot lately, and pairing it up with different cursive handwritten words from Kerri’s other kits to create my titles.


 

I thought it would only be appropriate to do a little flashback during this birthday celebration and share some really great things Laura has shared with us over the past two years. To see more details about each project, just click on the image and it will take you to the original post.

 

I think those tear-away envelopes are one of my very favorite shapes I’ve made
and I love how Laura used it here!


More great use of photo templates along with my very favorite tone-on-tone with the diecuts!


Love, love, love this idea!


This will be here before you know it.
Love the super-sized half spider web!


Lots of traveling going on right now.
Great idea!


Goodness gracious. There are just too many fun things to share!
If you want to see more from Laura, use her link under the Categories tab to the right.

Thanks so much for all you do Laura! Love ya dearly!

  • Barb Mc - August 5, 2013 - 10:05 am

    Oh my! These projects are so beautiful! What a true artist you are!ReplyCancel

  • Dolly - August 5, 2013 - 10:56 am

    Love Laura’s work with your files. She does a great job with them.
    :DReplyCancel

  • Heather Crawford - August 5, 2013 - 1:06 pm

    Ahhh, that Laura! Always love her stuff especially when she works those collages! GREAT layout!!ReplyCancel

  • Kim Thomas - August 5, 2013 - 3:14 pm

    Laura’s style just does it for me, I love it! This is why I love scrapbooking. Thank you for the inspiration. Take care. :)ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - August 5, 2013 - 3:26 pm

    I always enjoy seeing Laura’s work! She really knows how to encourage and inspire me! Thanks so much for all you ladies share! You bring joy to my own crafting process!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn N - August 5, 2013 - 4:16 pm

    wow! amazing projects!ReplyCancel

Has it been three years ago today since I started this lovely business? Has it been three years that I’ve come to know so many great people across the world? I’m always amazed at just how blessed I am to get to do what I do and get to know all of you while I do it.

I am grateful every. single. day.

I took a gander back at that very first kit and the very first post announcing my new gig. How many of you remember–or have–this kit?


Wow. That just seems like forever ago. I’ve come a long way since then, eh? ;) Now I’m up to 180+ kits or so? Crazy! I remember when Nichol Magouirk made a page using this kit. I was just in awe (well, let’s face it, I’m always in awe with what she makes). 

( to see this original page from nichol on her blog, click HERE )


Love. Love. Loved that page.

Nichol was my very first official design team member. Love her dearly.

And then there were more.

Shari Carroll, Laura Vegas, Robyn Werlich, Naomi Atkins and Layle Koncar.

Adore each and every one of them.

adore.

So boys+girls, this week is just gonna be full of birthday fun! We’ll be seeing layouts from all of the design team, and maybe even a guest designer (I love secrets). Tips+tricks will be a must this week. And perhaps a new kit might make an appearance. And giveaways. Must have some of those too.

But most importantly, what would be a birthday celebration without this:



That’s right. Everything in the entire store is 25% off on orders of $15 or more through Sunday, August 11. (Excludes the Designer Secrets class, which is already on sale.) Use the code BIRTHDAY3 at checkout. There won’t be another sale like this in quite a while, so if you wanted to stock up on shapes or classes? Now would be a great time to do it!

Oh.

Oh.


And I think we need to start this week with a Giveaway!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Trying something new in the giveaway department. Ever since those girls at Eighteen25 used this for a giveaway of classes of mine on their site, I’ve been dying to try it out. What better day is there than today, eh? The contest ends at midnight Monday night (Mountain Time), so be sure to use all the options because for every one you do, you get another chance to win!


Very excited about this week! You won’t want to miss a day!

  • Sue Alg - August 4, 2013 - 4:35 am

    Sue Alger from
    Mukwonago, WIReplyCancel

  • Jeannie Phillips - August 4, 2013 - 5:15 am

    Jeannie Phillips
    Sparta, NJ

    Happy Birthday – and thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy McClain - August 4, 2013 - 6:31 am

    What a great store! I’m so happy you started this business. Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Gilda - August 4, 2013 - 6:44 am

    Happy Birthday! Love your blog and can’t wait for your new class.ReplyCancel

  • Caroline D - August 4, 2013 - 6:46 am

    Congrats! I do own that kit (and soooo many others). I plan to scrap today… let’s see if I can work it on to the page I’m honor of your big day.ReplyCancel

  • Lillian - August 4, 2013 - 6:48 am

    Kerri, Happy Birthday with 3 years of your great online business. Thank you for your Youtube videos, tips, tricks, freebies, ideas, knowledge, and all that you give to teach us and help us, plus answering our questions and email. I’m honored !

    Lillian M. New YorkReplyCancel

  • Terri Torrez - August 4, 2013 - 6:59 am

    Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy_in_MD - August 4, 2013 - 7:18 am

    Happy 3rd Birthday/Anniversary! Thanks for sharing the celebration with us.ReplyCancel

  • Sandy_in_MD - August 4, 2013 - 7:20 am

    Doh! Should have read all the way through the post – my name is Sandy Hamilton and I am from Maryland. Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Mary Shaver - August 4, 2013 - 7:27 am

    Happy Birthday with many more to come. Love your Silhouette classes, they have made all the difference in how well I can work the machine. Thanks so much!ReplyCancel

  • Dolly - August 4, 2013 - 7:33 am

    WOOHOO!! HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kerri!! Love your files so much I can’t even tell you! You totally inspire me girl!ReplyCancel

  • Dolly - August 4, 2013 - 7:35 am

    I meant to say…
    Dolly
    BC Canada
    and PS….I love Nichol’s LO too…that went without saying but I’m saying it anyhoot! :DReplyCancel

  • Jeannie D - August 4, 2013 - 7:43 am

    Happy Birthday from Jeannie D from Gurnee IL! Love your classes…I just started the first one and it’s making a big difference. I cannot wait to start the other 2 I’ve already purchased! I knew I was going to love the way you teach!ReplyCancel

  • Becky H - August 4, 2013 - 7:44 am

    Happy Birthday Kerri!
    Becky
    Virginia Beach VAReplyCancel

  • Caroline M. - August 4, 2013 - 7:52 am

    Happy third birthday ! I love what you do. Keep going…ReplyCancel

  • Shana Tedrick - August 4, 2013 - 8:05 am

    Camp Zama, Japan

    Happy Birthday!!ReplyCancel

  • heather k. - August 4, 2013 - 8:08 am

    I just discovered your fabulousness and am so happy I did! Thank you for your kindness and your inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Jill Letempt - August 4, 2013 - 8:08 am

    Happy Birthday! Wishing you many more!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie M - August 4, 2013 - 8:10 am

    Valerie
    Delaware, Ohio

    Happy Birthday!!ReplyCancel

  • Teresa - August 4, 2013 - 8:12 am

    Happy Birthday! Thankyou for sharing the love, enjoy your birthday week Kerri!!ReplyCancel

  • Teresa - August 4, 2013 - 8:16 am

    I should add I am from Melbourne, Australia :)ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - August 4, 2013 - 8:20 am

    I, too, am still in awe of everything Nichol makes. What an adorable page!!! Happy Birthday Kerri!! I love your files and your photo templates!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy - August 4, 2013 - 8:21 am

    This is definitely a birthday worth celebrating, congratulations.ReplyCancel

  • PENNY{scraps} G - August 4, 2013 - 8:26 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS WEEK FOR AWHILE!! HA, HA! <3

    PENNY IN TXReplyCancel

  • Patricia F. - August 4, 2013 - 8:33 am

    Wishing you a Happy Birthday!!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle P. - August 4, 2013 - 8:34 am

    Happy Birthday!! What a great 3 years it has been!! Absolutely love your work! Thanks for doing what you do!!!

    Michelle from CanadaReplyCancel

  • Tasha - August 4, 2013 - 8:35 am

    Happy Birthday! Congrats on 3 amazing years!ReplyCancel

  • Misty K in OHio - August 4, 2013 - 8:35 am

    Happy Birthday!! How exciting!@!ReplyCancel

  • Tammy Davis - August 4, 2013 - 8:36 am

    What a cute kit! I love the page also. Happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Tammy Davis - August 4, 2013 - 8:37 am

    Sorry! I post before I saw the question!
    Tammy Davis
    Altus, OklahomaReplyCancel

  • Lisa Posthumus - August 4, 2013 - 8:38 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KERRI’S BUSINESS!! Congrats!!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah D - August 4, 2013 - 8:40 am

    Congrats :) Sarah in the UK.ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - August 4, 2013 - 8:45 am

    I have always been drawn to your wonderful graphic design style and I’m so happy that you have continued to create fabulous files! Congrats on 3 years here! I can’t wait to see what the years to follow bring!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica G - August 4, 2013 - 8:52 am

    Jessica G from NH

    Congrats on all your success!! Can’t wait to take your new class in Sept!!! I wish it were starting yesterday!!!ReplyCancel

  • Helen - August 4, 2013 - 8:52 am

    Happy Birthday! I’ve loved all of your shapes and printables that I have, and I think you are really generous. I found you through Nichol Magourik and haven’t been happier to find a designer. Good luck in the coming year!ReplyCancel

  • Helen - August 4, 2013 - 8:54 am

    Forgot to add that I am in the Chicagoland area!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie F. - August 4, 2013 - 8:54 am

    Happy 3rd Birthday!!!

    Stephanie F.
    Arlington, TXReplyCancel

  • Linda V - August 4, 2013 - 8:54 am

    Happy Happy Birthday to You, to You!! From KentuckyReplyCancel

  • Amy Myers - August 4, 2013 - 9:03 am

    Happy Birthday! Your blog has the same birthday as my husband. :)ReplyCancel

  • Lisa J - August 4, 2013 - 9:11 am

    Congrats on 3 years of great designs and inspiration! The this and that kits are my fav! Wishing you many more years of success!!ReplyCancel

  • Amie Lamm-Griffin - August 4, 2013 - 9:18 am

    Congrats on three years! :)ReplyCancel

  • LouAnn V. - August 4, 2013 - 9:19 am

    Happy Birthday!

    LouAnn
    Chino, CAReplyCancel

  • Judy Stiles - August 4, 2013 - 9:26 am

    Judy
    Tucson, AZ
    Happy 3rd Birthday, Kerri! Such an exciting time for you … and us!!! I just came across your blog a short time ago, and enjoy it so much!!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia Larson - August 4, 2013 - 9:32 am

    Happy 3rd Birthday to a very successful business! Congratulations!!! I am from Sebastopol, CA. ThanksReplyCancel

  • Karen S - August 4, 2013 - 9:35 am

    Congratulations and happy birthday!I love your stuff! Thanks for a chance to win! Karen S from Federal Way, WAReplyCancel

  • Misty M - August 4, 2013 - 9:36 am

    Misty
    Sumrall, MSReplyCancel

  • Cynthia B. - August 4, 2013 - 9:37 am

    Happy Birthday to your site! :)
    Cynthia from Cypress, TXReplyCancel

  • Janet Licari - August 4, 2013 - 9:38 am

    Congratulations on 3 years…I wish you many more wonderful years to come!
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot comReplyCancel

  • Suz - August 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

    Suz from Western Washington

    I can’t believe it has been three years. Love all of your files and the inspiration your blog provides. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Linda - August 4, 2013 - 9:42 am

    Linda from Redding, CA

    Happy Birthday Kerri i enjoy following You! Thanks for a chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Jeannie L - August 4, 2013 - 9:50 am

    Jeannie Lim from Singapore

    Time flies and I remembered following you exactly for 3 years too. Started following you when I found some Silhouette freebies on your blog and I was hooked ever since. Love your designs and the inspiration from your DT. Thanks for everything.ReplyCancel

  • Michele Swanberg - August 4, 2013 - 10:02 am

    Happy birthday, Kerri! I love the scrapbook page you shared today, so pretty! I think I have some shopping to do this week! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Patty Hegarty - August 4, 2013 - 10:06 am

    Happy Birthday! Love all your files!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Stuhr - August 4, 2013 - 10:21 am

    Happy happy birthday! What a great giveaway! I’m Stephanie from Elgin, Nebraska.ReplyCancel

  • Judy P - August 4, 2013 - 10:21 am

    Happy Birthday, thanks for a chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Charlene - August 4, 2013 - 10:29 am

    Happy Birthday…can’t wait to see all the surprises this week.ReplyCancel

  • Charlene - August 4, 2013 - 10:30 am

    Opps …forgot the put where I was from…. South Jersey.. aka New Jersey.ReplyCancel

  • Jeanine - August 4, 2013 - 10:32 am

    Happy Birthday! I discovered your blog about 2 years ago and it’s been wonderful using your files! Thank you for the inspiration! I’m Jeanine from Brunswick, GA.ReplyCancel

  • Beth M - August 4, 2013 - 10:37 am

    Beth from Fitchburg, WI
    Congratulations and happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Barb Mc - August 4, 2013 - 10:44 am

    Kerri Bradford, you have a lot to teach me. I am hoping to make time this fall and winter to learn all the fabulous things my Silhouette can do!
    Thanks for the giveaway and congratulations on your 3rd birthday!
    Olympia, WAReplyCancel

  • Lancene Blackmon - August 4, 2013 - 10:48 am

    Happy Birthday KBS! Kerri you have completely changed the way I use my Silhouette/Cameo machine. I used to use it mainly for the font capabilities and very simple shapes, but you’ve opened up a world of new possibilities. I can’t thank you enough and I’m very much looking forward to the new class.ReplyCancel

  • Laura F - August 4, 2013 - 11:01 am

    Happy Birthday!! Laura from St. louis Mo area.ReplyCancel

  • Katie - August 4, 2013 - 11:02 am

    Katie from Severna Park, MD

    Happy Birthday! I love your classes, I learned so much about my Silhouette!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy Tanner - August 4, 2013 - 11:13 am

    Happy Birthday! Look forward to new and exciting things in the future! Thank you for your wonderful products and inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • {dawn} howells - August 4, 2013 - 11:17 am

    Yes, I remember your first kit, Kerri! And I have it! Thanks for a wonderful 3 years!ReplyCancel

  • Janet - August 4, 2013 - 11:23 am

    Janet from PA. Love all you classes. You’ve demystified the Cameo!!!ReplyCancel

  • LauraK - August 4, 2013 - 11:34 am

    Oh I have been dying to take one of your classes. I have a Cameo but I know I can do more with it than I have. Unfortunately it seems a class is never in the budget. Thank you so much for the chance to win one!ReplyCancel

  • katy young - August 4, 2013 - 11:37 am

    Happy Birthday! Love your blog!ReplyCancel

  • Natalie (QSOgirl) - August 4, 2013 - 11:56 am

    Happy birthday, KBS!
    ~Natalie from Ellicott City, MDReplyCancel

  • LindaH - August 4, 2013 - 12:07 pm

    Congrats on your 3rd birthday! So glad for your great classes!
    –Linda from SE WisconsinReplyCancel

  • Lenise Braziel - August 4, 2013 - 12:16 pm

    Happy Birthday KBSReplyCancel

  • Diane Alberts - August 4, 2013 - 12:22 pm

    Happy 3rd birthday!!ReplyCancel

  • Rebekah - August 4, 2013 - 12:35 pm

    Happy Birthday KBS!!!ReplyCancel

  • Mari - August 4, 2013 - 12:48 pm

    Mari from CO. Happy birthday! LOVE your classes!ReplyCancel

  • marcy - August 4, 2013 - 12:52 pm

    I get giddy every time I see a new post from you… From the pics to the wisdom to the FREEBIES… I love it all… Thanks for sharig your talents… xoxoReplyCancel

  • Rosalie Vos Tulp - August 4, 2013 - 1:02 pm

    Wow 3 year! I remember that first post. CongratulationsReplyCancel

  • Kathi Z - August 4, 2013 - 1:05 pm

    Happy Birthday Kerri Bradford!
    I would LOVE to win a place in one of your classes.
    I just took one and am anxious to to another one!ReplyCancel

  • Christine - August 4, 2013 - 1:10 pm

    Best wishes from NZ! Love Nichol’s Layout too!ReplyCancel

  • Yvonne - August 4, 2013 - 1:12 pm

    Yvonne G, Texas! Happy Birthday! Thanks for the opportunity to win one of your classes! I am sure enjoying The History Project! :)ReplyCancel

  • LinhC - August 4, 2013 - 1:18 pm

    LinhC from Birmingham, ALReplyCancel

  • ArlaMo - August 4, 2013 - 1:21 pm

    Happy 3rd birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Sherry Tipton - August 4, 2013 - 1:34 pm

    Congrats and Happy Birthday and may there be many more.
    This is Sherry from Dodge City, Kansas.ReplyCancel

  • Keianna - August 4, 2013 - 1:37 pm

    Keianna P.
    St. Louis, MO

    Happy Birthday :-)ReplyCancel

  • Christine K - August 4, 2013 - 1:38 pm

    Happy 3rd birthday and thank you for the chance to win! I love your classes!!

    I am Chris in Texas.ReplyCancel

  • benessi - August 4, 2013 - 1:45 pm

    Happy birthday! I adore your designs and classes, keep up the great work, Kerri!ReplyCancel

  • Kristy - August 4, 2013 - 1:46 pm

    Kristy
    Eden Prairie, MN

    Happy 3rd Birthday! Love, love, love KBS!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Ochmann - August 4, 2013 - 1:52 pm

    Happy Birthday KBS!
    Greetings from Staten Island, New York.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca S. - August 4, 2013 - 1:54 pm

    Happy Birthday! I read rave reviews about your classes so I came to check them out. :)ReplyCancel

  • rita timmons - August 4, 2013 - 2:00 pm

    Happy Birthday KBS!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Mac - August 4, 2013 - 2:13 pm

    Happy birthday – love your stuff (from Michelle in NZ)! You are also so generous – thank you!ReplyCancel

  • K in PA - August 4, 2013 - 2:20 pm

    Happy Birthday to you.
    Happy Birthday to you.
    Happy Birthday, dear Kerri.
    Happy Birthday to you!

    Thanks for the last three years and here’s to many more. Keep the cool things coming!ReplyCancel

  • Robin Walston - August 4, 2013 - 2:25 pm

    Can’t wait to see what this week holds on your blog. Awesome stuff, I am sure.ReplyCancel

  • erin s - August 4, 2013 - 2:47 pm

    Happy Birthday! I can’t wait for the next three years of fabulous things from you!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn - August 4, 2013 - 2:58 pm

    Congrats on 3 years! Your classes have been a huge help and inspiration – I am looking forward to many more great years to come.ReplyCancel

  • Gwen Lords - August 4, 2013 - 3:04 pm

    Happy birthday! What a fun way to celebrate!ReplyCancel

  • M'Liss White - August 4, 2013 - 3:05 pm

    Happy Birthday on 3 great years. Thanks for sharing it with us!ReplyCancel

  • Kim Thomas - August 4, 2013 - 3:06 pm

    It is hard to believe that it has been three years. Time sure is flying by. You are so amazingly talented, and I have always enjoyed your work. I’ve been a fan since the QVC days, and even took a class with you and Lisa B. I’m glad you have teamed up again for HSN. It wouldn’t be right without you. Anyway, congrats on the three years. I wish you the very best. Take care. :)ReplyCancel

  • Betsy - August 4, 2013 - 3:11 pm

    Happy birthday ! I would be thrilled to win your class,ReplyCancel

  • Laura C - August 4, 2013 - 3:22 pm

    You deserve to celebrate. Your work is awesome! You have taught me how to use my Silhouette! Happy 3 and many more.ReplyCancel

  • Jaci - August 4, 2013 - 3:26 pm

    Jaci Nash from White Bear Lake, MNReplyCancel

  • Susan Polk - August 4, 2013 - 3:31 pm

    Happy Happy 3rd birthday Kerri! I love your website and products! I’ve learned so much about my Silhouette from your classes too!ReplyCancel

  • Melinda T - August 4, 2013 - 3:34 pm

    Congrats!

    Melinda
    Milwaukee, WIReplyCancel

  • NJ - August 4, 2013 - 3:42 pm

    Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Heather Parry - August 4, 2013 - 4:05 pm

    Happy 3rd Birthday and congratulations! Heather from PEI, Canada.ReplyCancel

  • Sue Morris - August 4, 2013 - 4:14 pm

    Happy Birthday KB! It’s so fun to be able to look back to “before” and “after”. Congratulations! and a beautiful layout to boot!ReplyCancel

  • Traci Penrod - August 4, 2013 - 4:26 pm

    Traci from Georgia here! Thanks for the chance to win :) Oh and Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Jo - August 4, 2013 - 4:43 pm

    Happy 3rd Birthday Kerri!!!!!!
    I have not even known of you for more than a year yet… but 3 years is definitely a great accomplishment… obviously your fans, myself included… adore you and your work. You bring something original, unique and heart felt to this craft that no other can. I am so blessed to have found out about you and your beautiful work. I wish you many many more years of success and I know that I will support you and continue to be a loyal customer and friend. Happy 3rd Birthday again! And by the way… I would LOVE to be one of your DT members. Please don’t forget about me if you need anyone new. Love ya girl!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xox
    jwscrapshack.blogspot.comReplyCancel

  • BettyLou - August 4, 2013 - 4:44 pm

    Love your work, happy anniversary!ReplyCancel

  • Shawn Wenrich - August 4, 2013 - 4:48 pm

    So glad you’re still going strong, here’s to many more years of inspiration and creativity!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Kozar - August 4, 2013 - 4:55 pm

    Happy Happy Birthday!! Or should it be Anniversary ???ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth Jenkins - August 4, 2013 - 4:57 pm

    Love, love, love your stuff. Happy Birthday!!!ReplyCancel

  • LaurieM - August 4, 2013 - 6:02 pm

    Woot! Happy birthday! Party all week!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - August 4, 2013 - 6:08 pm

    Congratulations Kerrii wishing you continued success.
    Michelle from Johannesburg, South AfricaReplyCancel

  • Charlene - August 4, 2013 - 6:30 pm

    Happy #3!!! Love your site and your store. Wishing you continued success!ReplyCancel

  • Lucy Martin del Campo - August 4, 2013 - 6:38 pm

    Congratulations Kerri! You are awesome, love your designs!!!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley C - August 4, 2013 - 6:46 pm

    Ashley
    Lehi, UTReplyCancel

  • Julia from Staunton, Illinois - August 4, 2013 - 6:48 pm

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! What a great week. I was lucky enough to find your site about 3 years ago!!ReplyCancel

  • Phyllis B. - August 4, 2013 - 6:50 pm

    Happy 3rd B’day! Best wishes for many more!ReplyCancel

  • Laura - August 4, 2013 - 6:51 pm

    Love your designs!!ReplyCancel

  • Alison L - August 4, 2013 - 6:53 pm

    Congrats on 3 years. Hope there are many more to come!ReplyCancel

  • Shawn Lantz - August 4, 2013 - 7:17 pm

    Shawn
    Frederick, MDReplyCancel

  • vicki doyle - August 4, 2013 - 7:24 pm

    Congratulations on reaching the 3 yr mark! I love your blog. I find it so inspiring but even more inspiring is you having the courage to start your own business!ReplyCancel

  • Karen Laston - August 4, 2013 - 7:28 pm

    Happy 3rd Birthday…….love your classes(have taken all of them) and love your products. Here’s wishing you many years of success.ReplyCancel

  • Christy Bills - August 4, 2013 - 7:28 pm

    Happy Birthday!!! Love all your stuff! Thanks for creating and I hope many more years of creations.

    Christy Bills
    Midland, MIReplyCancel

  • Heather Greenwood - August 4, 2013 - 8:24 pm

    Happy Birthday!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Aimee - August 4, 2013 - 8:26 pm

    Happy Birthday…and here’s to many many more!!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl :) - August 4, 2013 - 8:31 pm

    Cheryl
    Keytesville, MO

    Happy BDay!!! Can hardly wait to take your new class!ReplyCancel

  • Lara Read - August 4, 2013 - 9:53 pm

    Happy Birthday Kerrie! I love everything you do!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy - August 4, 2013 - 9:54 pm

    Happy Birthday!!!
    Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Look forward to learning more
    Tracy from Idaho(eastern)ReplyCancel

  • Brenda - August 4, 2013 - 10:08 pm

    Happy Birthday! I love your kits and would love to win a spot in one of your silhouette classes – I’ve had my baby for a year and am still trying to learn everything it can do!ReplyCancel

  • Leticia Vasquez - August 5, 2013 - 12:39 am

    Leticia Vasquez
    Fremont, CAReplyCancel

  • Jo Reynolds - August 5, 2013 - 12:54 am

    Happy 3rd birthday Kerrie!

    Jo R.
    Townsville, AustraliaReplyCancel

  • Debbie - August 5, 2013 - 3:24 am

    Happy Birthday Kerri :)
    Thanks so much for the chance to win a spot in one of your classes and your generosity in sharing. Love your die cuts – they’re the best – love them!
    Debbie
    AustraliaReplyCancel

  • MichelleB - August 5, 2013 - 4:15 am

    Happy Birthday! Thank you for giving US a gift to celebrate!ReplyCancel

  • ana roat - August 5, 2013 - 7:06 am

    Happy Birthday KBS!!!

    Ana Roat
    Tracy, CAReplyCancel

  • Amy Coose - August 5, 2013 - 7:14 am

    Happy birthday, Kerri!! I’d love to win a spot in your new class, thanks for the chance! Amy from Chantilly, VA.ReplyCancel

  • mary lewis - August 5, 2013 - 7:15 am

    Congrats on 3 years!
    Mary from holt, MIReplyCancel

  • Jewel - August 5, 2013 - 7:58 am

    Happy Birthday! I do remember that first kit and it is as cute now as it was then.

    Jewel, WIReplyCancel

  • Lissa - August 5, 2013 - 8:05 am

    Happy birthday to you and your wonderful site! I love your designs – and look forward to many more!ReplyCancel

  • Beth N - August 5, 2013 - 8:45 am

    Happy Birthday!! I would love to win a spot in one of your classes!! Thanks for the chance to win!?,ReplyCancel

  • Roberta - August 5, 2013 - 9:01 am

    Congrats on 3 years! Love your Silhouette classes.

    Roberta from MNReplyCancel

  • Sally - August 5, 2013 - 9:20 am

    Happy Birthday KBS!
    The past three years have flown by. My “baby” will also be three next week! Thank you for taking the time to make these beautiful files and for all the inspiration you and your design team provide. I can’t wait for Design Secrets to begin :)ReplyCancel

  • Sandy Lewis - August 5, 2013 - 9:40 am

    Happy Birthdayversary! I can’t believe it’s been 3 years – it seems like less. Love your creations and thank you for the discount!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy stich - August 5, 2013 - 9:49 am

    Happy Birthday! You always inspire! Love everything you create.

    Cindy
    Cantrall, ILReplyCancel

  • Nashonne Newman - August 5, 2013 - 10:02 am

    Another great giveaway!!!ReplyCancel

  • Nashonne - August 5, 2013 - 10:06 am

    Happy 3rd Birthday KBS! Love the many kits I’ve gotten in the almost two years I have come to know you, as well as the classes (THP is my favorite).

    Nashonne
    Crete, ILReplyCancel

  • Nancy Cissell - August 5, 2013 - 10:28 am

    Happy birthday! Love your site and all your many talents!

    Nancy Cissell, Bardstown, KYReplyCancel

  • Lisa Wilson - August 5, 2013 - 11:43 am

    Happy Birthday from Monroe City, Indiana! Love your stuff! I used to follow you on the Silhouette blog too!ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Dundas - August 5, 2013 - 3:21 pm

    Happy Birthday from Spring, Texas…..
    Barbara DundasReplyCancel

  • Colleen - August 5, 2013 - 3:31 pm

    Happy birthday! From Colleen in Boise, Idaho.ReplyCancel

  • Laurel - August 5, 2013 - 3:38 pm

    I would love to win! :) Happy birthday! :)ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - August 5, 2013 - 3:39 pm

    Nicole – Pinehurst, NCReplyCancel

  • dolly - August 5, 2013 - 3:46 pm

    Happy Birthday from Dolly in Oswego Ill.ReplyCancel

  • Judy - August 5, 2013 - 3:49 pm

    Judy
    Westminster, COReplyCancel

  • susan kopp - August 5, 2013 - 3:56 pm

    Susan Kopp from Liberty, Mo.ReplyCancel

  • Ginger Williams - August 5, 2013 - 4:06 pm

    Happy Birthday! Ginger Williams from Houston TX.ReplyCancel

  • Samantha Sweezy - August 5, 2013 - 4:24 pm

    Samantha Sweezy from Round Rock, Texas!ReplyCancel

  • Gina - August 5, 2013 - 4:28 pm

    Happy Birthday, love your designs and use them all the time. From Suwanee GA!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl Sikes - August 5, 2013 - 4:38 pm

    Cheryl Sikes from Chunchula, AL
    Happy 3rd Birthday!!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Ulen - August 5, 2013 - 4:51 pm

    Amy in Yelm, WA, is wishing you a happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen Myes - August 5, 2013 - 5:00 pm

    Happy 3rd and here’s to many more!! ;-)
    Albuquerque, NMReplyCancel

  • Becky Aarvig - August 5, 2013 - 5:12 pm

    Louisville, KYReplyCancel

  • Brandy S - August 5, 2013 - 5:23 pm

    HB2U! I’ve followed u all 3 years – love ur site!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole B - August 5, 2013 - 5:27 pm

    Happy Birthday!
    Nicole in Henderson, NVReplyCancel

  • Elaine Bowman - August 5, 2013 - 5:29 pm

    Happy, Happy Birthday Kerri Bradford Studio! Love your stuff :)
    Elaine Bowman
    Kanab, UT

    P.S. So Pshyc’ed for the discout! Getting all those this and that kits!!!!!!!!! Whooo Hooooo!ReplyCancel

  • Clara Sanchez - August 5, 2013 - 5:33 pm

    Congratulations on celebrating 3 years! Best wishes for many more!ReplyCancel

  • Sheri E. - August 5, 2013 - 6:23 pm

    I just love all things KBS! Happy Birthday!
    Sheri, Portland, ORReplyCancel

  • Kathy Ann - August 5, 2013 - 6:43 pm

    Happy Birthday! Love your Silhouette classes! Thank you for the opportunity to win!ReplyCancel

  • kathy northup - August 5, 2013 - 7:28 pm

    I have all of your posts….and would love to play in your new class.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa S - August 5, 2013 - 8:21 pm

    Happy Birthday! Melissa S from Halifax, NS, CanadaReplyCancel

  • Kathleen D - August 5, 2013 - 8:53 pm

    Happy Birthday Kerri! Love all that you do.

    Kathleen from St. Augustine, FLReplyCancel

  • Kelli Wells - August 5, 2013 - 8:58 pm

    Happy Birthday!!!
    Kelli Wells
    Santa Clarita CAReplyCancel

  • melanie - August 5, 2013 - 9:14 pm

    Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Mary - August 5, 2013 - 10:13 pm

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Here’s to MANY more!!!ReplyCancel

  • anne - August 5, 2013 - 11:15 pm

    thanks for the opportunity!ReplyCancel

  • Connie O. - August 6, 2013 - 12:03 am

    Happy Birthday! Thanks for all you do…Love your Blog and all the yummy things you design..I Have a wishlist I need to get taken care of this week :)ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn Bronson - August 6, 2013 - 4:50 am

    Marilyn from NC here and thank you for all your wonderful designs. I see storyboard 7 in my near future! I love all the designs and classes I have already purchased and have become fairly proficient with my Cameo thanks to you. Designer Secrets will have to be next on my list. I have to say Nichol Magouirk is my very favorite designer but I have certainly enjoyed all the wonderful girls who fill your blog with so much beauty and inspiration.ReplyCancel

So for the past little while I’ve had this baby in my hands:


Can I just say FUN??!?!?!

This hAppy printer is something brand new that Lisa is presenting on HSN
come Sunday night/Monday (12 a.m. ET).

Jordan saw it and was like, ‘Can I play with this and make my own collage?’

It works with iPhones+iPads and Androids.

It can pretty much print from any print-enabled app too!

So printing directly from my iPhone?
Yep. Doin’ that.

Portability?
How ’bout printing in the car?
How ’bout taking it to a family reunion?
How ’bout taking it to a campout?

Oh the possibilities and all the fun!

Can make a person really hAppy!

Lisa will be sharing all the details about this, so you’ll want to be watching HSN for it.
I have a feeling it’s gonna be hot, hot, hot!

And here’s a page I made with it:



[Shapes | July Four (‘july’) / Need Directions (arrow) / Stars+Stripes (star)]


Came together sooooo easily!

Love printing on-the-spot.


And now here’s a little title tip for you.

Take a close look at that title.
I’m not a big fan of gluing and spacing out a bunch of letters especially when they are small like those! They are just over a half inch tall.


Instead of gluing and placing one by one, I added a small long rectangle and welded the letters to it so it became one whole piece that I just tucked under the photos.

Looked a little something like this:


Saves soooooo much time!


Be sure to watch Lisa starting 12:01 a.m. ET Monday morning.
You’re not gonna wanna miss this one!


For more details about this printer, check out the Zink website HERE.

  • MichelleB - August 3, 2013 - 7:33 am

    It’s adorable and the photos look nice! I need to check this out!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth G - August 3, 2013 - 7:36 am

    Wow! What an amazing printer! How fun would that be? Well, I guess you did tell us – fun!!!
    Love the LO and especially the tip for not having to glue down each letter painstakingly…Awesome!!!
    Thanks so much for all you share!!!ReplyCancel

  • Shannon F - August 3, 2013 - 7:52 am

    Wow, what a fantastic new toy — can’t wait to check it out! Your LO is fantastic and the tip about welding the letters…aMAZing! Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • ConnieC - August 3, 2013 - 8:13 am

    Does it print true 4×6 prints? I won’t buy the Canon on the market because it’s slightly shorter than 6 inches.ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - August 3, 2013 - 8:13 am

    Oh that is a fun little printer. Definitely need to check that out. I love the tip for welding on that little strip to hold your letters. Love your page too, Kerri.ReplyCancel

  • ConnieC - August 3, 2013 - 8:20 am

    I did a search and see it prints small photos. I’ll still have to check it out.ReplyCancel

  • Nashonne - August 3, 2013 - 8:27 am

    I love the layout and thanks so much for the tip! I normally just weld my letters together so I don’t have to place letters individually, but I like the look of individual sometimes.ReplyCancel

  • tammy b - August 3, 2013 - 8:35 am

    i am SO excited for this product, i can not stand it! i have been waiting for something like this for a VERY long time. great tip on the title, btw, thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Dolly - August 3, 2013 - 8:38 am

    Fabulous LO Kerri and DUH!!! WHY THE HECK DIDN”T I THINK OF THAT??!!! That is why I usually weld all my words together. YAY!
    It’s the little things that make a person happy….and that little nugget makes me very happy!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle P. - August 4, 2013 - 9:23 am

    Oh… I am loving that printer!! Need to look into this for sure! How cool!ReplyCancel

  • candy - August 4, 2013 - 10:54 am

    Happy Happy birthday—love all your stuff! Keep it coming!ReplyCancel

  • Dana Marie - August 4, 2013 - 7:08 pm

    Awesome tip about adding a line underneath the title! Thanks so much!! You are amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • Kathi Z - August 5, 2013 - 11:21 pm

    I LOVE the tip of doing the line underneath and I can see doing it different ways depending on the placement of the phrase. If you did it on top…you could put it on the bottom. LOVE the tip! Thanks so much Kerri.ReplyCancel