November 2020

Winter Is Coming Wednesday #20 - Two More Curvy Dies Holiday Cards

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Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #20 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This week I explore two more curvy die cards. Each one uses a different DSP. I did use a pin as inspiration for the first card -> pin link. For this project I stayed away from what I typically make, so no vertical and no Real Red or Shaded Spruce (these are my go to Christmas colors).

The second project is...

Sixteen Alternatives - November 2020 Paper Pumpkin - Jolly Gingerbread

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Alternatives - November 2020 Paper Pumpkin | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This month's Paper Pumpkin kit was again loaded with supplies. This kit was still a challenge for me because of a few factors. First the colors are non traditional Christmas colors. Second, the focals were all one type (a house) rather than a variety of shapes. Finally, I felt a key sentiment was missing. In the end what all this meant was that I had to get creative and isn't that was crafting...

Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #19 -Third Layout Card From Last Week + Final Thanksgiving Card For 2020

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Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #19 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This week I will prepare and mail Thanksgiving cards. Most of the cards were made during this series with a couple from last year as well as a few Paper Pumpkin alternatives. The final Thanksgiving layout is revealed in this episode as well as a walkthrough of the cards I will be sending including a quick peek at some older Paper Pumpkin kit cards I feel I could use if I need to.

I love...

Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #18 - CASEing The Stampin' Up! @ Home Event Sneak Peek Projects - DSP Cards

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As we were making our projects during Stampin' Up! @ home, I just knew I wanted to CASE all three cards for WICW Episode 18. I managed to complete two of them, but will have to share the third one at the start of episode 19.

And, in the video I discuss the fact that Thanksgiving card sending time draws near. I will be working out the details of the mailing over the weekend. I could...

Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #17 - Fancy Fold Scene + Quick Look At Last Week's Cards Finished

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Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #17 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

We have traveled to the Washington coast. The weather is fabulous here but will be rainy off and on for the rest of our stay. We are just north of Ocean Shores and will be moving south along the coast through the winter if all goes according to our plans.

This week's card is a rare fancy fold. The front wood pattern dsp is trimmed to 4 x 5 1/4" with a square cut out at 3/4" down from...