Stampin' Up! Articles

#66 Color Challenge Congratulations Card

Publish Date: 
7/14/2018
#66 Color Challenge Congratulations Card \ Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I am gimping along one handed so will make this short. The gimpiness is a good thing. I had Carpal Tunnel surgery after managing the condition for 30 years. I am left handed, but sponged the card background with my right hand. I used this week's prescribed colors: Call Me Clover, Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red and White. Here is the inspiration image: ...

July 2018 Stamp 'N Hop - Delightfully Detailed Laser Cut Specialty Paper Projects

Publish Date: 
7/14/2018
July 2018 Stamp 'N Hop - Favorite DSP | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I am hopping with Stamp 'N Hop today. Our theme is favorite DSP. I've chosen Delightfully Detailed Laser Cut Specialty Paper. It it like a super detailed die cut, but so fine that it would be very difficult to replicate successfully by using a metal die to make it. I started with Brusho crystals and an aqua painter and water colored a background. I used Prussian Blue, then added some Brilliant...

July 2018 Colour Combo Blog Hop Many Layered Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
7/11/2018
July 2018 Colour Combo Blog Hop Many Layered Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Today I am joining the talented global crew of Stampin' Up! demonstrators for the July Colour Combo blog hop. My name is Tracy Marie Lewis and I travel full time in an RV throughout the USA. I am living my dream and feel so fortunute to also be able to enjoy my favorite hobby quite often! I hope you enjoy the hop and are inspired by all of the awesome projects presented today. Be sure and...

July 2018 Kre8tors Blog Hop - Sketch - Rooted In Nature Card

Publish Date: 
7/8/2018
July 2018 Kre8tors Blog Hop - Sketch - Rooted In Nature Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Today I am hopping along with the 2018 Kre8tors group of Stampin' Up! demonstrators. This month I have moved up north in Washington state for a few weeks after which we will head to Eastern Washington for the rest of the summer. It is so lush and green where we are that I chose to make a nature card in honor of the local greenery. This month's projects are based on the provided sketch: ...

Video - 2018 Big Plans Planner Unboxing

Publish Date: 
6/30/2018
Video - 2018 Big Planner Unboxing | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I am a planner nut, love them, have always used them, and even in retirement I still love and use them. This year's new Stampin' Up! planner is lovely. Its colors are Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Gray Granite, Petal Pink, Pineapple Punch, white with silver accents. I have had this in hand for over a week and finally made time to unbox and set it up today. Video length 11 min 38 sec.

As a...

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...

Pages