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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...

Video Tutorial - Making A Card Using Weather Together Including A Repeat Background Using The MISTI

Publish Date: 
8/9/2017
 Making A Card Using Weather Together | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This is my first card video tutorial. I did not choose something simple as I had planned. It took four videos and over 40 minutes to go through. I also added time lapse video with music for the first time. I did find one mistake that was too big to correct. I own two larger MISTIs, a left handed and a right handed one. I wasn't using the measurements, so did not see that I'd grabbed the wrong...

Storage Series - Saving Space By Using Copic Markers To Color Your Embellishments

Publish Date: 
8/4/2017
Storage Series - Saving Space By Using Copic Markers To Color Your Embellishments | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

When we were planning our lifestyle change to living full time in an RV, I knew I had to minimize my embellishments. I had a dedicated craft space that was quite large with floor to ceiling storage. This storage also extended into one of the bedrooms. Ribbon was a biggie for me because I had so much of it. I own a full set of Copic Sketch Markers which are a big investment and I have...

Storage Series - Cardstock

Publish Date: 
8/1/2017
Storage Bin for Cardstock | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I have had to purchase very specific storage solutions to fit in the odd shaped spaces in our RV. Four shelves I use for crafting storage are tall and narrow on either side of the fireplace. I searched long and hard for appropriate bins to slip into these slots.

I currently have six bins of this shape, four fit on these shelves, the other two fit under my side of the bed. Our bed has an...

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