Swirled Christmas Season Of Joy Beginner And Avid Cards

Publish Date: 
10/1/2019
Swirled Christmas Joy Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I know it is a little early for Christmas cards, but Libby and I both saw the potential for Christmas themed cards using the Sweetly Swirled stamp set so we made a couple of beginning stamper cards which we then stepped up. These were our last Sweetly Swirled projects for the day. We did not use a pin for inspiration, but we did choose colors to use: Basic Gray, Merry Merlot and Shaded Spruce...

Swirled Thank You Beginning Stamper & Stepped Up Cards

Publish Date: 
9/29/2019
Swirled - Thank You Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This project started as the above Sweetly Swirled beginner stamper card. I like the clean and simple style with lots of white space.

One way to make a simple card more interesting is to cut the card front down into a smaller shape and then attach it to a full size base. Another tip if you are limited on ink colors is to ink up your stamp, stamp it, then stamp it in another location...

Black & Very Vanilla Thinking Of You Card

Publish Date: 
9/24/2019
Black & Very Vanilla Thinking Of You Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Libby and I crafted twice in August. Our style of crafting is collaborative. Since we craft remotely we use a Pinterest board where we load up various pins such as color challenges and projects we like. Once together we will decide on something to make together. While creating we chat about what we are creating, what is going on etc. Once finished, we load the finished projest so we can see...

Green Watercolor Sprinkles Happy Card

Publish Date: 
9/21/2019
Green Sprinkles Happy Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This year Stampin' Up! packaged their own brand of watercolor crystals. The packaging is so much better then the product they had previously, which required that you create your own very tiny opening and keep it closed with a push pin. The Stampin' Up! Sprinkles come packaged in self closing salt shaker style containers that have three tiny holes instead of one so you do have to be careful...

Another NINE Alternatives - September 2019 Paper Pumpkin - Bone Appetit

Publish Date: 
9/19/2019

This month's Paper Pumpkin is a fun one. I love the happy skeletons! There is just a ton of materials in the kit with lots of options for Halloween, Day Of The Dead, or skeleton lover projects. I make 3 simple stamping projects, step them up and then share three more stepped up projects for a total of nine alternatives. Video Length 23 min 37 sec.

Butterfly Shabby Chic Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
9/16/2019
Libby's Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Every year I have the pleasure of making Libby a very special birthday card. I craft with Libby once or twice a month and as the years go by I have the challenge of outdoing previous birthday cards. She loves pink so I have to decide what shades of pink. This year I went with my current favorite stamp set: Very Versailles. I made the background using three colors of pink and Crumb Cake. I...

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