Video Articles

Video - Spring Squirrel Project And Reveal Of My Final Blends Color Combination Sheets

Publish Date: 
3/14/2019
Color Blending Reference Sheets | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Today I have posted a video showing details of a coloring project. It explores two color tone options for this cute squirrel. The video goes through various aspects of the project and how to color its envelope using Blends (the secret is to flick lightly).

It is important to take the credit for your creations, there are cute options to do this and it is a Stampin' Up! requirement to...

2019 Safeway Monopoly Game - 2/6/2019 to 5/7/2019 - How To Play & Tips Video + Rares List

Publish Date: 
2/20/2019
Tips and Tricks on 2019 Monopoly | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I am a detail oriented person. I love complicated things. This is a bad thing and a good thing. The annual Monopoly game at Safeway (& other stores) is just the kind of game for a person like me. My mom thinks I am crazy and she happily gives me all her game tickets each year. I did not start playing seriously until I officially retired. I had a detail-oriented job that kept me plenty busy...

February 2019 - Stamp 'N Hop Blog Hop - Love

Publish Date: 
2/9/2019
February 2019 Stamp 'N Hop - Love | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I am joining the Stamp 'N Hop group for a February "Love" theme blog hop. This is such a clever, talented group of Stampin' Up! demonstrators from all over the world and I am always excited to get to hop around and see what everyone has created.

Currently my husband and I are camping very far south in Arizona in a lovely town called Sierra Vista. It is at 4600 feet in elevation,...

Alternatives - January 2019 Paper Pumpkin - Be Mine Valentine - Segment One

Publish Date: 
1/29/2019
January 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I have posted January's alternatives video which includes four beginner stamper projects that I make while you watch, then I discuss my own avid stamper cards I am making for my cardmaking penpals. You know those have to be special and unique! I will follow up with a final video showcasing what I ended up with. Video length 35 min 5 sec.

Note that this set coordinates with the Animal...

Dear Doily Gray & Curry Beginner Stamper Card Tutorial

Publish Date: 
1/27/2019
Dear Doily Beginner Stamper Just For You Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This video demonstrates how quick and easy it is to use Dear Doily to create a beginner stamper A2 size card.

I then show my avid stamper completed project and show how quick it is to stamp the inside of the card and the envelope.

I just love this stamp set! Video Length 9 min 16 sec. Here's the pictures of both the casual and avid stamper cards.
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Video Storage Series - Stampin' Up! Cardstock Storage Version 3.0

Publish Date: 
1/22/2019
Iris Card Keeper Storage Container | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This is the third installement of my cardstock storage series. It is a refinement of version 2 which I filmed last year.

Essentially I changed the storage case shape to better fit our new trailer. The storage over the couch in the back of the trailer is taller overall and is deeper on each end. So on the ends I can fit two tall of the long narrow Homz cases. 

Then across the...

Special Request - Sunshine In A Card!

Publish Date: 
1/20/2018

My husband requested that I add a bunch of sunshine to his dad's birthday card, I video'ed "most" of it... on a pouring down rainy day in Arizona. Seriously, so far we've been in a snowstorm and now multipled days of dumping rain. What is with Arizona anyways?

I used two Stampin' Up! stamp sets to accomplish this request. Waterfront which is from the annual catalog and I own two copies...

January 2019 Stampin Dreams Blog Hop - Beginner | Casual | Avid - Projects

Publish Date: 
1/17/2019
January 2019 Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Welcome to the January Stampin' Dreams blog hop! I am so excited to share my projects today. I am now in Arizona for the winter. Our campground includes a residential community with lovely desert landscaping. There are two parks, one is quite large with all sorts of cactus labeled and ages provided where the age is significant. I love reading the names of all of the varieties of cactus there...

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