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Video - BIG Birthday Card For A Special Friend - April 2021 Paper Pumpkin Bases Make Great Die Cuts!

Publish Date: 
9/19/2021
BIG birthday card for Libby | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This project stretched my limits. I asked hub for a fun card idea to use for Libby's birthday. There are two crafty people, my mom and Libby that make me really think outside the box when I make their cards. I always give them wow cards, as fancy as I can think of.

Hub came up with a great idea that I have never done before. Make a HUGE card was his challenge to me. I pulled out the...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 #13 - A Classy Christmas Swap Card & Thanskgiving Squirrels Card

Publish Date: 
9/8/2021

I hope all of you in the US had a nice Labor Day Weekend. Hub and I had to move to a different site at this campground we are staying in so we could stay for the month. After the move I asked hub to look at my desk (dining room table) and he decided that we should move everything out and re-set the table closer to our theater seats. That took the rest of the afternoon. /whew.

This video...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 Episode 12 - Completing A Special Swap - This Layout Looks Great Unfinished & Finished!

Publish Date: 
9/1/2021
Winter is coming Wednesday 2021 - #12 | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

What a fun project this was! Check out my video where I explain what makes this swap special.

See how good it looks with no techniques and awesome once every single technique has been completed.

At the end, I showcase how the card looks with different finish options. Enjoy!

Finishing A Swap - Featuring Whale Done Stamped Scene - Re-arranging + Embellishing

Publish Date: 
8/28/2021

It is so nice to be "somewhat" caught up with everything for the month! We have been adjusting to Florida summer weather which is pretty much hot & humid with afternoon thunder storms every day. Today I pulled out my unfinished swap stash and chose to work on this casual card. I knew it would be a fast one. Enjoy!

Video - Mascuine Swap Card - Voted Favorite Advanced Card! + Prep For Electronic Fussy Cutting Using The Brother CM350

Publish Date: 
7/29/2021

This video walks through the design and execution process for a masculine beach themed card. I ended up making 22 of these with alot of help from Libby! (THANK YOU SO MUCH!)

I entered this card in the advanced card competition and it was the favorite!

See how I work the Brother to save hours of time. It was able to cut 48 or so shells in 5 minutes!

 

Over Twenty Alternatives - June 2021 Paper Pumpkin - Expressions In Color Including Expressions in Ink DSP

Publish Date: 
7/1/2021
June 2021 paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This kit is very versatile! With little effort you can make masculine cards using the provided materials. In the video I show how I cut the supplies into smaller pieces to get more cards out of the kit. I used very few added supplies which are listed below. Enjoy!

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