Papercrafting Articles

Copper Deer and Trees Shaker Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
11/17/2017
Copper Deer and Trees Shaker Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This card has a story to tell! I made it using spare shaker parts for the October 2017 Pining For Plaid Paper Pumpkin kit which came with extra foam circles and lots of extra sequins. I die cut old olive and copper foil trees and also a copper deer. I used the sentiment labels from the kit but had to find a Happy  Birthday with the correct dimensions to fit it, and the Clearly Besotted...

Tutorial - Many Mittens Snowflake Sentiments Class Card

Publish Date: 
11/16/2017
Tutorial - Many Mittens Snowflake Sentiments Class Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I made this card with specific colors for last week's Creative Cat Crew color challenge. I did not video the making of that card. I thought that the card was perfect to use at my next card making class so I made some material changes and video'ed the creation process from start to finish with no fast forward. Video length: 25 min 11 sec.

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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.

Star Wars Inspired Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
10/31/2017
Star Wars Inspired Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

My husband has had the pleasure of seeing ALL of my creations. This is both a good thing and a bad thing. Now his taste in cards has changed and his expectations of my deliverables is now off the charts. So when I made him this Star Wars theme card from stamps I bought almost two years ago. I usedHe was like Meh. Boy oh boy. Now I had promised him that I will make him a different card that...

Fall Foliage You Are In My Thoughts Card

Publish Date: 
10/28/2017
Fall Foliage You Are In My Thoughts Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This weeks color range is Soft Suede, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Very Vanilla, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz.I have one stamp set that I have been wanting to use. I stamped it up as a background using only the leaves to keep it masculine, Then I used a gender neutral (in my opinion) die cut using a die cut I've yet to use. So far so good. I struggled with a current sentiment and think what I chose...

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