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Video Tutorial - Lightning Fast Thank You Cards

Publish Date: 
9/29/2017

I had a request from my DH yesterday to make him six thank you cards for his business. He uses them to pay for services throughout the year. The last time he asked was the first time and I spent way too long figuring out what to do. I was ready for him this time. I made a quick video showing the supplies I used and demonstrated how fast they are to make when using my method. Video length is 4...

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...

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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Storage Series - Storing Sentiments Apart From The Images They Came With

Publish Date: 
8/21/2017
Storage Series - Storing Sentiments Apart From The Images They Came With

Here is how I organized all of the sentiments that came with my Stampin' Up and other brand stamp images. When I had to condense my sets into binders it became a challenge to find that perfect sentiment. Here is a short video explaining how I made a system to get to those sentiments quickly and efficiently. Video Length 5 min 15 sec.

BTW - Happy Eclipse day! I am here near Salem Oregon...

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