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Fourteen Alternatives - January 2021 Paper Pumpkin - Sending Hearts

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January 2021 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I always enjoy the Valentine's Paper Pumpkin kit. This year's edition is perhaps a little better than most because I like all of the stamps! I share many easy-peasy techniques, tips and extra supply options to get the most out of the materials. I also love that we received the ribbon on a spool which means there was ALOT of it and that it has no folds in it, woohoo! 

Storage Series Video - Making More Room For Cards Sent To Me

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Give Thanks - Storage Project | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I am finally out of space in my special cards received box (Which is every card I receive - I keep them all!). Today's video shows what I plan to do to create more room. I reveal special cards and then I show the completed project. 

The main image today is a closeup of one of my favorite cards and I also share it in the video. Thank you all who have sent me cards while I travel, they...

UNBOXING Video - Jan Mini Catalog + Sale-A-Bration Order - Supplies List

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Jan 2021 Mini Catalog | Tracy Marie Lewis |

As Promised, below is the list of my big order for the January mini and Sale-A-Bration catalogs. The video includes product names with part numbers for each reveal as well as coordinating product name and part numbers. Hope you like it!

Sale-A-Bration (SAB) runs from January through February and will come back again from July through August. During SAB, you earn free products for every...

Masculine Funny Goat Birthday Card

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Masculine Funny Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Today's project is a birthday card for my father-in-law. He has received many cards from me over the years and this year I wanted to try out a humorous card. I colored the goat using very light alcohol markers. Stampin' Up! carries a line of markers but they do not go light enough for the coloring I had envisioned so I used the following Copic markers:

N00, N02 & R000 - If you have...

Video - Happy New Year! I Share Two Great New Year's Cards And A Funny Christmas Card Story

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Happy New Year 2021 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Here's the first video of the year! Welcome to 2021. I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable New Year's Eve. We hung out playing computer games and listened to the wind, rain and fireworks. This is a short video sharing two cards and a funny story. I promise a link to my easel tutorial. - here it is:

Twenty Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin December 2020 - Beary Comforting

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20 Alternatives - Paper Pumpkin December 2020 - Beary Comforting | Tracy Marie Lewis |

The kit for November didn't really work well for me. It wasn't that it featured gingerbread, or that it was a tags based kit. It did not have enough variety for the type of cards I like to make. I think I did well with the alternatives in the end.

so, when I saw the bear in the sneak peek I was sure it would be a repeat of last month. Boy was I surprised. It is a card kit with three...

Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #22 - Finale! Last Two Cards + See Them All, My favorites, & What I have Left Over

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Winter Is Coming Wednesday - #22 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

The final episode is in the books. I did not skip a single week of this new series. I was determined to make videos every week until the end. Questions I answer in this video. Did I make enough cards? Did I have any parts and pieces leftover? Did I finish all the cards? And of course, did I use all of the materials I purchased for making holiday cards. Check the video out for the answers. This...