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Meet our July 2014 Featured Designer – Little Rad Trio

Meet Jennifer, aka Little Rad Trio, the creator of this month's DST Gold Member Kit: Me, Myself & I

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Tell Us About Your Family:

My husband and I have been married for 13 years and live in beautiful Minnesota.  We have 3 boys, Lucas (12), Reed (10) and Tyler (8).  We love to spend time being “tourists” in our own state and having “family field trips”.  We also enjoy camping and spending time at our Townhouse in central MN.

How long have you been designing?

I started designing about 2 years ago but didn’t become serious in it until just over a year ago.  I applied to my first designer call in April of 2013 and officially opened as Little Rad Trio on April 26, 2013.  I have been growing steadily in designing and really enjoy the creative aspect of it.

What program(s) do you use?

I use CS6. I have illustrator, but I have never used it yet. I keep thinking “one of these days” I’ll go through the class tutorials I purchased, but “that day” hasn’t come yet. I also have a scanner and my DSLR camera too.

What part of designing comes easiest to you (themes, colors, papers, elements?)

The elements are definitely the easiest part for me when it comes to designing.  My kits generally start with elements and work from there.  Something I’ll start a kit without a theme and see where the elements take me.

What inspires you?

If you’re running low on design mojo, where do you go to kickstart your creativity? I love pinterest.  It is a great place for inspiration.  I also use songs and browse through galleries. What is the latest you’ve ever stayed up to finish a design or scrap? I have to work in advance because of my IRL career.  I am generally 3-4 weeks ahead, which means I haven’t had to “stay up late” to finish a design for a deadline.  But that doesn’t mean I don’t stay up late because I just get addicted and absorbed into either designing or scrapbooking, with it generally being more scrapbooking.  I have been up as late as 2:00 am just scrapbooking.

What’s your favorite snack to have handy while you design?

I generally don’t have a snack handy.  But I do love to enjoy a glass of wine from time to time.

What book are you reading right now?

I was introduced to a series of books by my “second mom” about a year and a half ago.  It’s called The Kathleen Turner Series by Tiffany Snow.   The 5th and final book finally released in May.  It was a long wait for the series to be completed (only books 1 & 2 were released when I was introduced to the series), but well worth the wait.  Now, if only I could find time to finish the final book and see how it all ends.

Slippers or barefoot?

Slippers!  I can’t go without them.  I even bring them with when I travel.

Favorite TV show?

It is no longer on, but my all time favorite is Friends.

Where is the farthest you have been from home?

I lived in Hawaii for almost 2 years, which was an 8 hour non-stop flight from home.

If you could have one super power, what would it be?

To be able to stop time.  Then I could get even more things done!

What are your 3 favorite internet sites (scrap or non-scrap related)? 

Facebook, Pinterest and Scrap Stacks

Which would you pick…more money or more time?

More time!

Jennifer's Product Picks

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