Stampin' Up! Articles

Paper Pumpkin September 2017 Create - Layered Leaves - With Alternates!

Publish Date: 
9/17/2017
Paper Pumpkin September 2017 Create - Layered Leaves | Tracy Marie Lewis

I could not wait to get this video posted. I had planned to do a voice over but haven't learned that process yet. Instead of dubbing in my voice, I added lots of captions. I was able to compress 40 minutes of video down to 8 min 33 secs. I had a great time creating with this kit I absolutely love all of the layers!

DIY - Create A Set Of Stampin' Up! Cardstock Swatches

Publish Date: 
9/16/2017
DIY - Create A Set Of Stampin' Up! Cardstock Swatches | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I had this great idea while at my craft retreat. It didn't hit me until I saw a friend's awesome new cardstock organization. I asked her if she had every color. She said all but a couple of pieces. I went back to my desk and mulled that over awhile. Here's a quick video explaining what happened and what I did. I also show what I will use the swatches for. Video length is 5 min 9 sec.

Paper Pumpkin August 2017 Reveal - Giftable Greetings

Publish Date: 
9/15/2017
Paper Pumpkin August 2017 Reveal - Giftable Greetings

I am so excited! I subscribed to paper pumpkin once I ensured that I will receive it each month as I travel. I plan to do a reveal of each kit as they arrive and then will follow up with videos of my creations I make with the kit. Here is my first reveal, it is 4 min 45 sec long.

I also created a more detailed intro to Paper Pumpkin and why it works for me, perhaps it is a perfect...

Just A Note Distress Oxide Card

Publish Date: 
9/12/2017
Just A Note Distress Oxide Card

I created this project at my crafting retreat. I've never used Distress Oxide Inks. I used three colors: Faded Jeans, Fossilized Amber and Vintage Photo. For this background I just put a few drops (I bought the reinkers) on a craft mat and made one swipe. Then I dried it with a heat gun. I then used a lettering stencil and sponged Iced Spruce.

The texture of the Oxide inks when dry is...

Video Tutorial - Not All Who Wander Are Lost Card

Publish Date: 
9/1/2017
Video Tutorial - Not All Who Wander Are Lost Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I made this project for the Creative Cat Crew Color Challenge #20. The colors for this challenge are Cherry Cobbler, Crushed Curry, and Perfect Plum. I do not own any of these Stampin' Up ink colors in this challenge so I substituted Distress Ink colors: Barn Door, Scattered Straw, Fossilized Amber and Milled Lavender. I filmed the creation of this project, focusing on how I created the...

Video Tutorial - Making A Card From Start To Finish Using The Awesomely Artistic Stamp Set

Publish Date: 
8/31/2017
Using The Awesomely Artistic Stamp Set | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I made this card from start to finish without premaking or doing a rough layout/template in advance. I wanted to illustrate how the creative process works and demonstrate changes that are made in real time to get to that perfect finished project. Video Length 12 min 24 sec.

I have entered this project in the following challenges:

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