Papercrafting Articles

March 2019 - Kre8tors Blog Hop - Bye Bye SAB

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Kre8tors March 2019 Blog Hop - Bye Bye SAB | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Another month has flown by and it is time for the March Kre8tors blog hop! This month the team is saying good bye to Sale-A-Bration which concludes at the end of March. It consists of a variety of free products, some have sold out, but my project's products are still available while supplies last. 

I have to give my team leader, Libby Foreman, a shout out because she was instrumental in...

March 2019 - Stamp 'N Hop Blog Hop - Easter

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Stamp 'N Hop Blog Hop - Easter | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Today is the Stamp 'N Hop - Easter theme blog hop. After a cold and snowy February, I am happy to report that it is in the 70's where we are staying in southern Arizona. It feels like spring while I color in the warm sun!

For this month's hop, I have CASE'd a cute Easter card from a fellow demonstrator Penni Behr, I changed the foliage, coloring and sentiment.  I plan to make variations...

Serene Leave It To God Card

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Serene Dove Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This stamp set looks so nice colored with Blends. The sentiment is from Lilypad Lake and is a perfect message with the graphics of the Serene Garden stamp set. Gingham Gala sequins finish it off. The dove was die cut.

Colors used;
Flowers: Daffodil Delight light and dark, Mango Melody Light
Leaves: Old Olive light and dark.

Focal Layer: 3 1/2" x 4...

Frogs & Flies Anniversary Card

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Mom's Anniversary Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I am not sure how it happened, but I totally forgot my mom's anniversary. That is to say I did not have it written down on my little calendar! It ends up that my mom and her husband are sick and they BOTH forgot their anniversary. They also had a huge snow storm blow through that week which was a distraction. The snow was so deep that my mom's suv tunneled through the snow. They live in a...

Blends Meet Copics - Creating Master Blending Reference Sheets

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Blends Meet Copics - Creating Blending Sheets | Tracy Marie Lewis |

After losing all of my crafting supplies I was a bit down of course and did not do a good job of organizing my replacement Copic markers. I was pretty much in love with the new Blends and spent all my time with them. Stampin' Up! has released the colors slowly over time and I finally made myselft spend some time organizing and cataloging my Copic markers. 

I think what has happened is...

Very Pretty Floral Friend Card - petal pink & Pear Pizzaz

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Here For You Friend Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Today I have a very pretty card to share. This project uses annual catalog products as listed in the supplies below. I think what makes this card so pretty is the photographic DSP, and as a rule I don't use photography on cards. 

Sentiment layer: 3/4" x 3"
DSP layer:2 1/2" x 4"
Old Olive mat:  2 3/4" x 4 1/4"
Old Olive tufted: 2 1/8...