Shaker Window Bird Thanks Card

Publish Date: 
7/15/2019
Bird Window Frame Thanks Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I cut two 3D frames and thought they would make a perfect shaker card. This is the first finished project. Using a Terracotta Tile Scripty embossed piece of cardstock leftover from a different project, I attached that to the back of the frame. The foam adhesive strips made the perfect container for iridescent sequins. After trying different colors and dsp for the mat around the frame I settled...

Melon Floral Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
7/13/2019
Melon Floral Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This is a simple stamping card that I made on the Whispe White thick card base. I like to make my simple cards on a regular Whisper White card front, but I felt like challenging myself!. This stamp set makes every card look beautiful, it is so easy to work with. I may dress it up with some sequins or rhinestones when it comes time to send it. 

I am entering the following challenge:...

Fourth Of July Cards 2019 - Showcase

Publish Date: 
7/9/2019
Fourth Of July Fairy | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

With our rental work schedule stretching on longer than we'd planned, I did not get my final 4th of July cards posted when I would have liked. But better late than never right? Here's a quick video showing the final creations that I mailed out well before the 4th. 

My hope is that showing how you can choose a couple of designs, sentiments, colors and shapes and end up with a fun...

Dragonfly And Flowers Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
7/9/2019
Dragonfly And Flowers Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I enjoyed two days of crafting at my mom's. This is one of my later projects, I had this in mind as a #simplestamping project. Each month Stampin' Up! publishes a simple stamping card style for demonstrators to make. I like to stretch myself to make a few of them. For me, the more elaborate cards are easier. They tend to be busy with many layers of ink and cardstock so many mistakes can be...

Birds & Flowers Thank You Card

Publish Date: 
7/24/2019
Birds & Flowers Thank You Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

It is time for a Blends coloring project! I have been itching to color a larger image for some time. The stamp set Free As A Bird has a PERFECT large image to color, so that is what I did.

Blends colors used:

  • Birds, branch - light and dark Crumb Cake, light Soft Suede Bird beaks - dark Crushed Curry
  • Leaves - light and dark Granny Apple Green
  • Flowers - RV52
  • ...

Purple Hydrangea Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
7/7/2019
Purple Hydrangea Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I finally had the opportunity to go visit my mom. I was SOOOO ready to craft with her after almost a month of constant work on our rental. Though I can appreciate flexing very rusty home repair and maintenance skills periodically, I really missed crafting! This is the first project I worked on. I started out creating two busy backgrounds and this one was the better of the two.

This...

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