Papercrafting Articles

Video - Card Walkthrough - Featuring Blossoms In Bloom + A Variety Of New Products!

Publish Date: 
5/18/2021
Blossoms In Bloom Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Last weekend Libby and I dug into the new catalog! This is the first of three videos walking through the projects we made.

I love how this project turned out!

See my tip on how I have wrangled the new Simply Elegant silver and gold trim as well as explain how I make a die cut appear to be longer than it actually is.

Enjoy!

The Lost Files 2 of 2 - The final Goodbye Project - Featuring Blends Experiment, Loading Basic White With Tons Of Ink!

Publish Date: 
5/8/2021

This last project was so fun. I love exploring the limits of supplies as well as trying something different.

I wanted to softly age this project with some muted tans.

I found that a perfect Blends color to help age Basic White! 

I also discuss a couple of supplies videos I plan to do next!

Video - 19 Alternatives! April 2021 Paper Pumpkin - So Cool Featuring Ice Cream Corner DSP & Real Time Coloring

Publish Date: 
4/25/2021
Paper Pumpkin April 2021 Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This is such a nice kit! I love the unique shaped card bases and that it works seemlessly for masculine and feminine cards.

I demonstrate many coloring techniques using Stampin' Blends markers.

Very few added supplies were used in the video and aside from some sort of small embellishments. The kit really does work well without any added supplies. 

Video - Time For Something NEW Featuring Quiet Meadow + Fixing Mistakes - In Real Time!

Publish Date: 
4-23-2021
Quiet Meadow Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This week I had the pleasure of crafting in the flesh with my mom and her friend Shelley. I haven't crafted with someone other than my husband since last summer!  And I had to bring one new bundle - Quiet Meadow.

Sadly, I ended up having to hide two different mistakes, one of which I made live in the video. Mistakes are bound to happen.

You get to decide if it is something that...

Fun Fold Friday Video - Featuring Hey Chick & Hey Birthday Chick - Barnyard Scene

Publish Date: 
4/9/2021
Fun Fold Friday - Hey Chick & Hey Birthday Chick Barnyard Scene | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

What a busy week! I had so much fun yesterday teaching coloring techniques using Stampin' Blends. They are such an easy medium to use. I am so, so glad that Stampin' Up! came out with their own alcohol markers! This means that the Copic classes I took so many years ago are put to good use in my Blends coloring classes.

At the end of last week's final comparison video I promised to use...

Video Comparison Of The Old Whisper White To The New Basic White Part Three - Blends Coloring - Photo Showcase + Feature Card Walkthrough

Publish Date: 
4/4/2021

This episode wraps up the comparison of the old Whisper White cardstock to the new Basic White. I include tons of images for you to draw your own conclusion. At the end, as promised I do another Hey Birthday Chick card walkthrough. Enjoy!

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