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this+that: all hallows’ eve

Wow. I haven’t made one of these kits since before last Christmas! I have to admit, it’s been kind of fun making a new one, even if they do take some time to do. :) I do love seeing it all come together and I was excited to create a brand new Halloween kit. The […]

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Colleen Umlah - September 13, 2012 - 3:13 pm

Kerri, your wonderful designs are persuading me to create the beautiful trays that use your T&T sets. I have two questions:
1) did you intend to misspell cemetery or is it a typo? I don’t think the file would allow me to go in and change it on my own, would it? I know it would drive me crazy.
2) I have already bought the cuttable files for a number of your T&T sets because I thought I’d never want to create a tray. Is there any way to buy just the printables in the T&T sets? I know, I should never use the word never! :) If not, I probably will just repurchase some of them anyway.

I absolutely love your work!

Kerri - September 13, 2012 - 3:39 pm

Oh my freakin’ heck. I’m usually pretty good with words and I don’t know how I missed that. Thanks for letting me know and it has now been corrected. But I ain’t takin’ more photos. ;)

And if you want the print files to go with the Shapes files you’ve already purchased, let me know which ones you want and I can send you a money request for the difference, which is $5 a piece. No need to repurchase anything. :) Email me at and we can get it all worked out.

cindy sowell - September 13, 2012 - 10:47 pm

Kerri you’ve outdone yourself! LOL! This Halloween This and That is AWESOME!!! I’m SO happy I pre-ordered it, and…I can hardly wait to get my hands on it! LOL! Happy birthday Mr. Bradford! I hope you had a nice birthday!

Kerri - September 14, 2012 - 8:17 am

Hey Cindy! I sent it to you when it came out. Let me know if you didn’t get it.

K in PA - September 14, 2012 - 12:54 pm

Love, love, love! Well worth the effort, Kerri!

Melissa - September 24, 2012 - 12:07 pm

Okay I’m pretty anal and won’t be able to do this without asking a few questions. Is there any way you could list which specific colors you used for cardstock? I’m afraid I’ll get stuff that I think goes together but will look like junk (it’s a special skill of mine ha!)

Also what’s your adhesive of choice when it comes to silhouette cuts? Maybe I can find that on your blog somewhere, I’ll check.


Katie Wilkins - October 9, 2012 - 10:09 pm

I’ve been traveling for the past month (no, nothing glamorous…cross country road trip with my kiddos to see family) and am just now emptying out my Google Reader. I just have to say thank you for yet another amazing kit. You have some serious skills. I can’t wait to put it together!

Kerri - October 11, 2012 - 8:51 am

Glad you like it! :)

Becky - August 4, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Where else can I get the tray? The first link sends me and error and 2 peas just closed their site in July.


it is time.

I think one of the biggest questions I get is, ‘Are you going to make more This+That kits?’ That’s always such a loaded question. I mean, I don’t want to go to all the work (not the designing part) of making one for my tray and not use it again the next year. I love […]

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Dolly/scrapthat - September 8, 2012 - 8:51 am

Very cool Kerri! Love the Carpenctem LOL TFS!

Ruth G - September 8, 2012 - 9:19 am

I’m toadally loving the broom parking violation sign!!! Can’t wait to see the rest!!!

Kim - September 9, 2012 - 12:18 pm

I know what you mean, Kerri. I purchased and made the original Halloween TNT kit; and while I adore it, I am all about switching things up every now and then. So, I say bring on the new TNT kits! i love what you’ve shown so far and I’m so excited to see this one in its entirety!

On that note, I have a question that I have been meaning to ask you for a while now but haven’t done so. While I purchased the other TNT kits, I didn’t buy the School kit because I don’t have kids and didn’t see a need for it which left me with a gap for August in the TNT series which got me thinking. Do you think you could add another summer TNT kit to your list? I love the one for June, but I feel it has more of an early summer theme to it. I’m thinking a more hard core late summer kit featuring things like the fair, beach, amusement park, pool, lake/shore, baseball, camping, boating, picnics, barbeques, summer vacations, sprinklers, fireflies, corn on the cob, watermelon, hot dogs, hamburgers, s’mores, etc. would be a nice addition to the series. Just a thought…

Also, while I’m on my knees begging for new kits, I wouldn’t mind seeing a TNT kit for Thanksgiving too. Can’t hurt to ask, right?

Thanks for your consideration and keep the TNT kits coming. I, for one, wouldn’t mind more of them!

this+that: christmas past

Before we get started, if you are here looking for the freebie and a fun little ‘last minute gift’ idea, please scroll down until you see the words “This Week’s Extravaganza” in big green letters. And now . . . This+That: Christmas Past!  Comes in SVG/STUDIO/DXF/AIv8/PNGPrice: $15 Here’s a few tips about the kit: OrnamentAdhere […]

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tabitha grace - December 7, 2011 - 9:32 am

Thank you so much for sharing the inspirations & the freebie.
Love your creative style & talent!

Tegan - December 7, 2011 - 9:41 am

So glad I pre-ordered the This & That kit! I love love love it!!! So cool! Thanks so much for all the inspiration!

Janet Meyerhoffer - December 7, 2011 - 9:42 am

Seriously girl…you are A. maz. ing! Your creative talent is off the charts! I love, love love your “stuff”. So stinkin cute. Thanks for the freebies and ideas…so fun.

Miriam Prantner - December 7, 2011 - 9:44 am

CUTE little tag album! Thanks for another great idea!

Wendy Crowe - December 7, 2011 - 9:47 am

I love your tray! I am still trying to build up the courage to try one myself. You did an amazing job!

Chrissie T. - December 7, 2011 - 9:56 am

I adore Laura’s idea. I know a certain BFF of mine that is going to be getting something like that for Christmas!!!

And your This & That kit is incredible. Seriously, amazing job.

Chelsey S - December 7, 2011 - 9:57 am

LOOOVE the tray! Super cute…I think I might be off to Archiver’s today.. :). Thanks for the adorable free shape. I am totally smitten with it.

rkokes - December 7, 2011 - 9:59 am

thank you for the freebie-amazing kit!!!!

LinhC - December 7, 2011 - 10:13 am

Love the new collection, and thank you for the lovely freebie!

ConnieC - December 7, 2011 - 10:15 am

Love the new kit. And Laura’s project is pretty cute

Rhadonda - December 7, 2011 - 10:23 am

Great tray!! Thanks for the free tree too. This has been so much fun and inspiring.

Nancy - December 7, 2011 - 10:38 am

Thanks for the tree…I LOVE it!

Karen W - December 7, 2011 - 11:14 am

Kerri, what can I say, so many goodies today! The freebie is wonderful, love the idea of the ribbon cards as small gifties for crafty friends and the Christmas This and That is amazing!


Terri Marchbanks - December 7, 2011 - 11:17 am

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Miss. Kerri You have done went over the top my friend T&T IS ABSOLUTELY AWESOME… The Tree is Awesome Too …
Laura GENIOUS IDEA’S comming from you as well,Love Love Love
Thank You sooooooo much Yall Amazing Meeeeeee …xoxoxo

Ruth G - December 7, 2011 - 11:20 am

What a sweet, simple idea for a crafty friend! I like how the cards are reusable after you use the brads or buttons that are one them! Too cool and very thoughtful! Thanks so much for sharing!
rgauss at sbcglobal dot net.

Becky Aarvig - December 7, 2011 - 11:25 am

I love love love the new This & That tray!!! Thank you so much for the freebies this week-they are so cute!!

AmyH - December 7, 2011 - 11:45 am

Thanks for all of the fun ideas, and the free shapes! I’m new to the Silhouette, and have found your site an invaluable resource. It doesn’t hurt that you do amazing work, and that I have to almost physically restrain myself from purchasing every one of your cut files!

Sue Alg - December 7, 2011 - 12:01 pm

You sent me This and That that I preordered and I must say I’m not disappointed. LOVE IT! I’ve worked on a number of your This and That and I always receive such nice compliments about my trays. I give them as gifts as well. They are really not difficult to make–your instructions are very clear.

If I’m making more then one I usually set aside one afternoon to just print and cut my files. Then I tackle the assembly on another day. Using magnets make take some extra time, but if you are going to reuse your try, it is definitely the way to go.

The freebie and the project shared today just shows you there are such amazing talents out there.

Thanks so much for making me look creative with your files and ideas.

[...]   Kerri Bradford – FREE xmas tree file for electronic diecutters – very cute! [...]

Carolyn King - December 7, 2011 - 1:41 pm

Wow! That is a great collection and I love that tray! You are so talented, Kerri!

Sue D - December 7, 2011 - 2:23 pm

Great idea for my crafty friends–thanks! Also thanks for the tree.

Kristine - December 7, 2011 - 3:21 pm

Kerri, I love, love, love the new This+That kit! But, I was hoping to hang this side-by-side with the advent calendar that you created earlier, which I purchased. Is it possible for you to create print files with the brown as black so that it matches the advent calendar?

Dolly/scrapthat - December 7, 2011 - 3:40 pm

LOVE LOVE LOVE your This and that!!
I would love to know if you are going to do this next year also???
I would LOVE to join in from the start of a year and do this!!
Maybe I can ask Santa for a tray!!
Now….let me say your files are a FABULOUS gift! I love the tree! Gonna be in my December daily for sure!
The Holly Jolly went RIGHT into my December daily! I am loving these!! :D I bought one of your other Christmas sets too…so worth EVERY penny! :D

Lynne - December 7, 2011 - 4:13 pm

I love your new tray! And what a cute Christmas tree as your freebie today! Thanks!

ckcpurple - December 7, 2011 - 5:18 pm

Cool idea and awesome freebie!!!

vera rhuhay - December 7, 2011 - 6:07 pm

Awwww…Kerri…you make me merry!!!!!
This is awesome, love…love new this&that kit!
get into my wish list now :)))
thanks so much for the freebie!

Trisha - December 7, 2011 - 6:08 pm

Wow, just amazing projects. Love the printer tray. I am bookmarking your site so that I can come back when I have more time and check it out better and place an order. Great Job!! I love Laura’s idea for a really fun way to give a little gift to a fellow paper crafter. So sweet. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Cheryl L ;) - December 7, 2011 - 7:43 pm

These are soooo neat!!!

Kathleen - December 7, 2011 - 7:47 pm

When I try to download the free file I get an error. Can someone email it to me?

Jen G - December 7, 2011 - 7:58 pm

That tree is so darn cute! But I can’t get it…keep getting an error too :o( Is it too late??

Kerri - December 7, 2011 - 8:05 pm

Hey guys…give it another try and see if it works. Seems to happen every evening. Don’t know if it’s too many people getting it or what. But I uploaded it again. Hopefully it will work now. :)

Teryl - December 7, 2011 - 8:14 pm

Love all the inspiration.
Thank you so much for sharing and for the darling Christmas Tree file.

Tammy Luiz - December 7, 2011 - 9:37 pm

I really like the brown and red together. Cute project. Thanks for the tree svg.

Susan - December 7, 2011 - 11:42 pm

My eyes are popping from all this paper goodness. LOVE the kit. The idea of the buttons (or other fav embellie) is wonderful and thanks for the adorable freebie svg file of the swirly tree! Wow!

Danita - December 8, 2011 - 6:28 am

Thanks for the download! Merry Christmas

Carol Hinrichsen - December 8, 2011 - 7:14 am

Thanks for the free shape… I loved!!!

Jamie - Ooh La La Paperie - December 8, 2011 - 7:39 am

super cute project kit, super cute ribbon cards, super cute freebie — super cute everything!! = )


Laura Lien - December 8, 2011 - 11:58 am

Love it all! And thanks for the tree!!

Gaby - December 8, 2011 - 8:03 pm

LOVE the colors of your kit!!

Beth R - December 9, 2011 - 7:00 am

This kit looks amazing, as usual. I am personally not a fan of vintage,but the images in this kit can be used in so many other ways that I will be adding this to my collection. I LOVE the color combo you used and this will be perfect for my bff in her new home.
Thanks for doing what you do.
The only reason I learned to use my sil was so that I could cut your designs!

Sandy - December 9, 2011 - 6:25 pm

Too darn cute!

Scrapbook Sales – December 7, 2011 - December 21, 2011 - 8:22 am

[...]   Kerri Bradford – FREE xmas tree file for electronic diecutters – very cute! [...]

this+that: autumn . . . break it down

Before I get into the “break it down”, I thought I’d pop up the ‘Just Shapes’ version for those who are interested in this version of the kit. Comes in SVG/STUDIO/DXF/AIv8/PNG Price: $10     k, now for the break it down….  Price: $15 How To Use The Kit You can use this kit with […]

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Nichol Magouirk - September 7, 2011 - 4:02 pm

This is my new favorite This & That kit, Kerri! LOVE Autumn!!!! xo

Kerri - September 7, 2011 - 5:56 pm

thanks toots! :)

Diana in Omaha - September 7, 2011 - 7:49 pm

Are the emails still going out if I
purchased this yesterday?

Just wondering.
Thanks! I, too, love everything fall.

vera rhuhay - September 7, 2011 - 8:52 pm

Actually …I don’t have autumn/fall season in my country…but this kit, made me fall in love again :)

Beth R - September 9, 2011 - 4:48 am

This will be my first complete T&T kit, in the past I have purchased the shapes only but I MUST have this one in all it’s glory. Fall in Michigan is amazing !
Thank You – Thank You – Thank You, I can’t thank you enough for this one :)

P.S. Did I remember to thank you ?

Kerri - September 9, 2011 - 7:46 am

Thank you Beth! :)

Melanie Arrowood - September 9, 2011 - 8:24 am

Can you tell me what brand card stock you use for these kits?! Thanks!

Kerri - September 9, 2011 - 8:26 am

Hey Melanie!
For this particular kit, I used Bazzill. I usually just look at my stash and see what matches best with my printables.
American Crafts cardstock is my favorite with the Silhouette, but Bazzill works well too.

Hope that helps. :)

Melanie Arrowood - September 9, 2011 - 1:29 pm

It does thank you! Keeps me from scrambling too much to find matching colors. I know to start with those two groups!
Have a great weekend

Valerie - September 15, 2011 - 9:53 pm

Hi there,

I purchased this kit today and was soooo excited!! I got through everything and then when I thought I had come to the easiest part, the printing I had trouble. For some reason on regular printer paper the images printed fine but when I added card stock my images were being cut off at the top. Have you had anyone with this problem? Or is it just me?

Thanks for your help. Was disappointed I could not finish this today :( Was ready for that instant gratification LOL This kit is gorgeous.


this+that: autumn

I’m feeling like autumn is on its way! Finally our temps are back to where they should be–low 80s vs. the abnormal mid + upper 90s of last week or so. Ugh. I’m enjoying having the windows open, a little less AC, having to pull the sheet up during the night because of the slight […]

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{dawn} - September 6, 2011 - 1:51 pm

So many things to love about this tray kit – the leaves, the rooster, the barn, that cute pear, and the COLORS! Just gorgeous!
Wonderful job, Kerri!

Michelle L. - September 6, 2011 - 2:32 pm

It’s here! And semi-compulsive my blog-stalking to check whether it’s here can officially end. Thanks for that, and great work on the new designs!

Michelle L. - September 6, 2011 - 2:33 pm

….oops: I meant “my semi-obsessive blog-stalking” :)

Sandra K. - September 6, 2011 - 3:01 pm

You have outdone yourself, Kerri! Love it.
I can relate to your story. In the Netherlands it looks like fall came early this year. Since mid juli it is only raining over here. Now the leaves are falling, it’s getting chilli and it looks like mother nature is confused!! But never the less I love fall.


Dolly/scrapthat - September 6, 2011 - 3:05 pm

GORGEOUS!! Every time I see these I wish I had been on the bandwagon from the get go! So beautiful Kerri…TFS!

Renee - September 6, 2011 - 3:32 pm

So excited to see it, it is so awesome! I have been waiting, and glad that it is now here. I will be ordering this one! Love the colors and items used, so fallish.

Rhadonda - September 6, 2011 - 3:57 pm

Totally love it. As usual you have outdone yourself. Thanks! Love fall, currently have the windows open, sunshine, hammock ready for me to crash in it maybe with a blanket! Could use some rain though but not as dry as poor Texas. Thanks again.

Issy Scotland - September 6, 2011 - 3:58 pm

Hah! I laughed out loud at Michelle’s comments! I have to confess to blog stalking all day (Compulsive AND Obsessive!) LOL! So, as I’m going to bed now, HERE, in Bonnie Scotland, I had to compulsively and obsessively try one more time to see if your new This and That was up yet! YEAH…WOOHOO…Yippee!
Thanks Kerri for another super kit…now I can go to bed..Night, night from Scotland xo

Kerri - September 6, 2011 - 4:08 pm

You guys are all awesome! Sorry it was later than usual this month. Lots of obstacles were in my way this time. Breathing a sigh of relief myself now that it’s done. :)

Christi - September 6, 2011 - 5:46 pm

Kerri, what colors of cardstock are used in this kit? I’m placing an order for American Crafts and want to make sure the packs I pick have these shades.

Kristin Burge - September 6, 2011 - 7:15 pm

Love it!!! Here in Minnesota – we are in the 70s this week, school started for the kiddos today – I am totally in an autumn mood!
QUESTION – is this kit going to be offered in a cut only kit as well?
Thanks Kerri!
-Kristin B.

Amy Rohl - September 7, 2011 - 7:02 am

AAaaack!!! This is exactly what I wanted…you are such a giver!Ü

Thinking about adapting this for my son George’s bedroom…sah-weet!

Kerri - September 7, 2011 - 8:36 am

It’s really difficult for me to say what cardstock colors to use for two reasons. One, every printer prints differently, so there’s no way to truly match the colors with how it prints for me compared to someone else’s printer. And two, I have a cardstock ‘stash’ and have no clue as to what the color names are. :) I think I pretty much used all Bazzill this time though. I just have to go with what matches on these things and there’s been an occasion where I used the “B” side to a patterned paper.

The ‘shapes only’ kit will be up today. :)

You better share whatever you do with your son’s room! :)

Christi - September 7, 2011 - 2:51 pm

Kerri, your “break it down” post answered my question. I just couldn’t tell from the photos what the cut file colors were. I should have known you’d post the details later. Thanks for answering my question directly though. :)

[…] when I was cleaning and organizing a few weeks ago and just set it aside (again). When Keri’s This and That: autumn kit came out I couldn’t wait to order it and finally work with the tray. From beginning to end it […]

this+that: school . . . break it down

First, I just wanted to say we had a wonderful weekend spending time with so many family members at our family reunion up on the family farm. Many items were removed from the old houses to disperse amongst all the family members. We got some really cool things and saw many cool things. This, however, […]

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{dawn} - August 1, 2011 - 5:35 pm

You're right – that is an absolutely precious photo of your mom and her dad! And so unlike most photos from that day! I would guess that you look like your mom??? How cute!

Love this kit! Can't wait to get started on it, however I am currently experiencing computer issues… :(

Kerri - August 2, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Sorry to hear that Dawn. I completely understand the frustration having just gone through it myself. :) Here's hopin' you're up and runnin' smoothly soon!

[...] Nichol uses shapes from these kits: Picture That [Go Long] /  School Years / This & That: School. [...]

this+that: school

It’s here! It’s here! Sorry it took me a couple days longer . . . that darned internet threw me for a loop! But I am back up and all is well and right in this world. :) So, in the spirit of trying to create a school kit that would appeal to everyone–regardless of […]

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carilackner - July 29, 2011 - 1:18 am

LOVE IT!!! You never cease to amaze me, Kerri! Thanks for another great project!

Scrapthat - July 29, 2011 - 2:32 am

Very cute kit Kerri! :) TFS

Stephanie - July 30, 2011 - 6:37 am

So fun Kerri! Can't wait to make one of these for our homeschool space!

and the rest of ‘just shapes’

As promised today . . . here are the ‘Just Shapes’ from Halloween, Gratitude, Winter and Freedom This & That kits. Remember, these are the same shapes that are in the full This & That kits. I’ve just compiled the shapes only into a kit for those who don’t want the printables or that don’t […]

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Rhadonda - June 30, 2011 - 7:45 pm

Even though i bought all the kits i am saving these pictures to my "kerri" folder because it is a great preview of the shapes in the kit! And i have the newest kit cut and i am so excited. I finally figured out if i slow the speed to 1 on my Silhouette i get great cuts. Double cut was not working well for me. Probably my cardstock. When i go through what i have i will invest in American Crafts.

Kerri - July 2, 2011 - 4:06 pm

Rhadonda….that's a great idea! It's nice to have a quick reference of the kits on hand like that.

And I'm glad you were able to get the cutting thing workin' for ya.