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Stampin' Up!s Subtle Dynamic Expressions Embossing Folder Analyzed

Publish Date: 
7/25/2018
Subtle Embossing Folder Demonstrated | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I have been seeing alot of posts regarding the new Subtle Embossing Folder. So, I figured I'd better document my thoughts on it. Back in June when I first received the product, I created a controlled experiment to test the effects of this embossing folder. The video showed varied colors as well as compares to smooth cardstock. I kept the design the same for all cards made as part of the...

Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin July 2018 - Picnic Paradise

Publish Date: 
7/24/2018
Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin July 2018 - Picnic Paradise

I am a week late in receiving my monthly Paper Pumpkin kit. I am ok with that because it means that I am back on the road! I try to NOT pay attention to any of the alternative Facebook posts out there so that my alternatives are of my own making. I will say however that I knew this month came with cards and baskets. What I did not know until opening the kit is that the baskets are made from a...

Video - 2018 Big Plans Planner Unboxing

Publish Date: 
6/30/2018
Video - 2018 Big Planner Unboxing | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I am a planner nut, love them, have always used them, and even in retirement I still love and use them. This year's new Stampin' Up! planner is lovely. Its colors are Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Gray Granite, Petal Pink, Pineapple Punch, white with silver accents. I have had this in hand for over a week and finally made time to unbox and set it up today. Video length 11 min 38 sec.

As a...

Tutorial - Using Blends To Color Graceful Glass Vellum DSP

Publish Date: 
6/23/2018
Tutorial - Using Blends To Color Graceful Glass Vellum DSP | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I bought the Graceful Glass DSP to color using the Blends markers. I have not used the Blends on vellum and anticipating documenting the challenges I encounteres and the workarounds as well as tips on giving the best faux stained glass look possible. I wanted the look of sunlight coming in through a stained glass window and the best way I can think to state that is I was after a bit of a glow...

June 2018 Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Birthday

Publish Date: 
6/21/2018
June 2018 Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Birthday | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Thank you for joining me for this month's Stampin' Dreams blog hop. My name is Tracy Marie Lewis and I reside in the U.S.A, travelling full time with my husband. We are sharing birthday theme projects from the new catalog. Prepare to be Wow'ed!

I decided to go big. An opportunity presented itself on one of the Facebook groups I belong to. It was a twenty card mail swap. I calculated the...

June 2018 Colour Combo Blog Hop - Anniversary Card

Publish Date: 
6/13/2018
June 2018 Colour Combo Blog Hop - Anniversary Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Welcome to the June Colour Combo hop. My name is Tracy Marie and I travel full time in the U.S.A with my husband. Currently we are staying at a beautiful campground in the Pacific Northwest. I am amazed at the lush greenery at this campground. Someone forged trails up the hillside that are so lush and green I feel like I am in the Amazon as I walk them.

Ironically, this month doesn't...

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