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Video - Shoebox Swap Card Featuring Graceful Tiles & Texture Chic DSP

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I am so excited! I am attending another North Carolina Stampin' Up! demonstrator's quarterly meeting! We head up north next week and will stay through the fall colors. This trip will be a two-fer, The quarterly meeting for me and fall colors for hub. 

This is the more complicated shoebox swap of the two I signed up for. 

I wanted to make a card that pushed demonstrators out of...

Video - Saying Goodbye Featuring Symbols Of Fortune DSP & Sports Event Dies (Not On The Same Project)

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Here's my final saying goodbye video for the outgoing January through June mini catalog! I would have loved to do more projects and I especially wanted to get to some coloring but there were a couple of more urgent projects to be completed by 7/1. I talk about those in the video as well as walkthrough three projects! I already have a sneak peek video queued up with some fun holiday catalog...

Video - Catching Up - Two Card Walkthroughs - Sneak Peek, Saying Goodbye & My Retired Products Summer Sale!

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When I think life cannot get any busier, it goes and proves me wrong. Check out these two fun cards from a crafting session with Libby a few weeks back. 

If you like to buy used retired Stampin' Up! products, I am listing everything, and I mean EVERYTHING on this Facebook group -

Video - Saying Goodbye To Seas The Day - Twist & Pop Birthday Card - Mechanism Tutorial

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I really enjoyed making this type of card at stamp class!

Of course I had to make my own design using the same twist & pop mechanism. In this video, I walk through creating the mechanism step by step.

This was going to be a Father's Day card but hub took it for his sister's birthday card instead.

It is a good thing that I left the sentiments off just in case I found a...

20 Alternatives - May 2022 Paper Pumpkin - Celebrating In Color - Great Neutral Kit - Add Any Images For Masculine Or Feminine

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May 2022 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis |

What a nice kit! I spend all of my time showing how easy it is to add stamping to make a layout masculine or feminine. Any type of stamp will work. I show silhouette and line stamps. Enjoy!

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 - Episode 5 - Perfect Placement Using The Stamparatus - A Very Fussy Christmas Card

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Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 - Episode 5 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This month's Winter Is Coming Wednesday has arrived a little early. I had to choose early or late... and I hate being late, so early it is!

Using the Stamparatus and accessories, I show how to create a custom layout using multiple stamps and parts of stamps, effectively rearranging the words exactly how I envision them. 

Next month I will start the episode with a quick reveal of...

Video - Easter Cards 2022 Part 3 - Saying Goodbye To Pansy Petals DSP + Bonus Cards!!

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Easter cards 2022 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I finally finished Easter cards at 4am, and when I say finished, I mean, addressed and postage applied so all I had to do when I got up was run them to the mailbox.

I suppose I could have taken them so they would be 100% finished, but we are at a new to us Thousand Trails and I had to ask where the mail box was.

I like these last five cards! I include dimensions for the three dsp...