Stampin' Up! Articles

Fun Beachy Card Or Wall Art

Publish Date: 
7/5/2017
Fun Beachy Card Or Wall Art | Tracy Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I continued my quest to use supplies that I've not yet used. I found a Stampin' Up set that has alot of small stamps and I had a great time using it. I took one of my cut down white cardstock pieces and stamped it up with a bunch of random stamps. I knew I wanted to use red and blue since it is US Independence Day week and all. For inks, I used Night of Navy, Early Espresso and I did not have...

Pine Trees Merry Christmas Card

Publish Date: 
7/3/2017
Pine Trees Merry Christmas Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This project uses masking to create snowy hills. It is now mid-year when I start to think about building up my Christmas card stash to avoid a late year flurry of card making. I hadn't tried this technique for some time and had Stampin' Up's Lovely As A Tree stamp set out. I kept the card very simple, no extra embellishing. I chose a sentiment from my Christmas sentiments and am not sure what...

DIY - Make Your Own Compact Ink Pads

Publish Date: 
7/2/2017

I was so sad when I realized that all of my full sized ink pads were going to take up too much space in our new home. I researched my options for switching to the small cube and tear drop sized ink pads. Some brands you can buy and others don't have that option. Very conveniently I discovered that Stampin' Up carries uninked Stampin' Spots. I found a couple of other online suppliers but they...

Thinking Of You Tree Watercolor Card

Publish Date: 
7/2/2017
Thinking Of You Tree Watercolor Card | Tracy Marie Lewis an independent Stampin' Up demonstrator

I have had this project on my to do list for some time. The Sheltering Tree Stamp Set from Stampin' Up is one of my favorites. I recently played with inking up a block for a background with another set and knew I wanted to do the same with this set. I stayed with colors from nature, green and blue for greenery and sky.

I also wanted to shave a clean and simple (CAS) look for this card....

Orange Flower Thinking Of You Card

Publish Date: 
6/4/2017
Orange Flower Thinking Of You Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

As we get close to moving to our next location, I wanted to work on some cards, but did not want to make a big mess. I thought if I just use one set of stamps, no dies and pick one style of embellishing I could keep the mess to a minimum. I plan to send these out to my card crafting buddies so wanted to keep them nice and flat for mailing.

Armed with the stamp set by Stampin' Up -...

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