November 2017

After Four Travel Days We've Finally Landed In The Dallas Area

Publish Date: 
11/9/2017
Lake Whitney Thousand Trails | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

We left Page Springs on 11/5 and spent four days driving to our first winter destination. The first two days in Arizona were wonderful weather-wise, Then we hit some cold rainy weather in Texas. I am so glad we opted to stay at a campground and not a rest area. We needed our furnace on all afternoon and overnight which would have ran us out of power for sure. Because of our plan to stay at a...

Walkthrough - Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Backgrounds Creation And Uses

Publish Date: 
11/6/2017
Walkthrough - Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Backgrounds Creation And Uses | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Today I pulled out my Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks and made some fun backgrounds. Some of the backgrounds I turned into card focal elements. I did a video walkthrough explaining my process of making the backgrounds and how I turned them into focal elements. I include my own impressions of these inks. Video Length 11 min 55 sec.

Day Excursion To Jerome, Watson Lake And Prescott

Publish Date: 
11/2/2017
Watson Lake | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Yesterday we drove to Prescott and found some pretty awesome sites along the way. First as we wound our way up highway 89A, Hub commented on the sign that said no loads longer than 50 feet. We thought that was interesting and then as we wound up and into a small town called Jerome we understood why. We'd been through Jerome over 20 years ago. It is an artsy community built into the side of the...

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