Stampin' Up! Articles

Storage Series - Stampin' Up! Ink Spots

Publish Date: 
3/29/2018
Storage Series - Stampin' Up! Ink Spots | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I started this storage project at the September 2017 craft retreat. Then the unthinkable happened so I had to start all over from nothing. I managed to ink my spots with Libby's refills and the few she did not have I used from Shannon's stash. I managed to hand write the colors on sticky note paper and saved the final labeling until the craft retreat I just finished.

I decided to use...

Craft Retreat Coloring project - Special Request

Publish Date: 
3/24/2018
Cozy Cottage In Winter | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Fellow crafter friend and retreat buddy Libby asked me to color her Cozy Cottage. I said sure, and then she says, but... I want you to color it in a fall or winter theme. I then asked if she would like me to use her Copic markers. She has a very specific set to be used for coloring her favorite items. Her collection doesn't quite fill up a 36 slot Copic case.

I accepted the challenge. I...

Thankful For You Purple And Green Card

Publish Date: 
3/24/2018
Thankful Painted Harvest Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This week is RETREAT week! I absolutely love our craft retreats. This was the first project I worked on because there are so many things to work on I wanted to be sure not to miss the deadline. I made this card on Thursday, the first full day of crafting goodness. Check in is 3pm the day before, but my core set of peeps and I made our dinner as well as started on making the group dinner for...

Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin March 2018 - May Good Things Grow

Publish Date: 
3/18/2018
Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin March 2018 - May Good Things Grow | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This month's Paper Pumpkin is so pretty with alots of lovely pieces to make vintage floral cards. Included is a five year anniversary thank you gift. If you do not currently have a demonstrator and would like me to assist you with a Paper Pumpkin subscription, or with an order, you can either order via the below supply links which take you to my online store, or you can email me (link at the...

Happy Birthday Wood Flowers Card

Publish Date: 
3/17/2018
Happy Birthday Wood Flowers Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Last saturday I attended our local spring Stamp Camp. I was so tired once home that I fell asleep and missed the Creative Cat Crew color challenge that week. Today is the only day that I can work on March Paper Pumpkin alternatives thus possibly jeapordizing a second week of participating. So, after completing a set of alternatives I thought I would see if this week's colors were a close...

Springtime Foils - March Colour Combo Blog Hop

Publish Date: 
3/14/2018
March Colour Combo Blog Hop Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Hi, My name is Trace Marie and I am joining the March Colour Combo blog hop today from the Pacific Northwest in Washington State (US). I hope you enjoy my project and if you started your hop with me, please click the next image to go to the next blog. Be sure to visit everyone's blogs to see all of their awesome creations!

This month's colors are: Pear Pizzazz, Basic Black and...

March Stamp 'N Hop You Are Loved Card

Publish Date: 
3/10/2018
March Stamp 'N Hop You Are Loved Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Hi! Welcome to the Stamp ‘N Hop blog hop! My name is Tracy Marie and I’m stamping with you from the Pacific Northwest (US). This month we are featuring our favorite items from the second release of Sale-A-Bration (available until March 31, 2018). I hope you enjoy my project, I include two YouTube videos demonstrating this project's techniques.  Be sure to visit all of the blogs to see...

Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin February 2018 - Wildflower Wishes

Publish Date: 
2/18/2018
Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin February 2018 - Wildflower Wishes | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

As I rebuild my lost stash of supplies I find many challenges by not having absolutely everything. This is a unique situation that is stretching my creativity. For this month's alternatives, I found no dies in my meager collection that coordinate so instead I used textures and inks. I love to stencil and did recently purchase a four pack of  Stampin' Up! stencils, Stampin' Up! refers to them...

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