Papercrafting Articles

Rooted In Nature Sympathy Card

Publish Date: 
7/17/2018
Rooted In Nature Sympathy Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I received some very sad news today. A family member who has been in poor health, passed away. I need two sympathy cards for family and they will be mailed as we are currently travelling. I wanted the cards to be masculine but elegant as well. For the first one, I chose to not use any embellishments as it is being sent to a male family member. In order to give it a bit of a stepped up look...

Tutorial - Using Blends To Color Graceful Glass Vellum DSP

Publish Date: 
6/23/2018
Tutorial - Using Blends To Color Graceful Glass Vellum DSP | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I bought the Graceful Glass DSP to color using the Blends markers. I have not used the Blends on vellum and anticipating documenting the challenges I encounteres and the workarounds as well as tips on giving the best faux stained glass look possible. I wanted the look of sunlight coming in through a stained glass window and the best way I can think to state that is I was after a bit of a glow...

June 2018 Colour Combo Blog Hop - Anniversary Card

Publish Date: 
6/13/2018
June 2018 Colour Combo Blog Hop - Anniversary Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Welcome to the June Colour Combo hop. My name is Tracy Marie and I travel full time in the U.S.A with my husband. Currently we are staying at a beautiful campground in the Pacific Northwest. I am amazed at the lush greenery at this campground. Someone forged trails up the hillside that are so lush and green I feel like I am in the Amazon as I walk them.

Ironically, this month doesn't...

New Catalog Sneak Peek - Mix & Match Bundles Card

Publish Date: 
5/17/2018
New Catalog Sneak Peek - Mix & Match Bundles Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This card was made by combining random die cuts I thought looked great together even if a little unconventional. Included is a video talking about the card with a tip on using inks that match cardstock.

New Catalog products used - They will be added to the supplies list shortly after they are available to order on June 1.

  • Lilypad Lake Bundle
  • Stitches All Around
  • ...

An Elf Mage On His Dragon - Complete!

Publish Date: 
4/25/2018
Elf Mage On Dragon | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

After finishing the Yak Dragon project I was ready to tackle my current favorite coloring page from any of Nathaniel Wake's adult coloring books that I own. This is one of the most advanced images of his in addition to being my favorite.

I did not want to make a coloring mistake so I started with a copy on 20lb copy paper and flicked the intended colors on lightly. Here is what it looks...

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