Papercrafting Articles

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday Episode 25 & Final Countdown Day 1

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Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 - #25 Final Countdown #1 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Time is running short for me to finish up all the needed winter holiday cards so I can address and mail them. To keep me on schedule, I will be posting one WICW final countdown card each day through Dec 8. I might need to create a couple more, but on the 8th we move back to the Orlando Thousand Trails with horrible, almost non existent wifi.

During our last stay at Orlando, in November...

20+ Alternatives - November 2021 Paper Pumpkin Gifts Galore - Using HUGE Dies For A2 Cards

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November 2021 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis |

What a challenting kit!

The supplies included:

  • 6 each of three designs - oversized die cuts.
  • An assortment of white labels and white bases.
  • Cello gift bags decorated with white snowflakes.

The challenge was to turn these very unique supplies into A2 card shapes.

Check out my video to see all of the great ways to make over 20 Christmas...

Onstage @ home - Two Projects Made During The Stamp & Share Session

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OnStage @ Home 2021 Project Two | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I am exhausted, but in a good way! OnStage is always so much fun. I love the new products being shown by demonstrators from around the globe.

One product suite was presented in the native language of the speaker. I could not undertand a thing that was said, however, I could watch her create away and totally understood what was happening.

During the Saturday Stamp & Share...

Video - Winter is Coming Wednesday Episode 22 - Thanksgiving Finale! Last Two Layouts + My Envelope & Postage Strategy

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

I am soooo close to finished with this year's Thanksgiving cards. I share the final two layouts, with measurements of the fun fold (yup, one is a fun fold!). 

I also share how I am stamping the envelopes as well as the pretty foil postage I bought for sending. Enjoy!

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday Episode 21 - Final Card Class At The Great Outdoors - Christmas Fun Folds

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I really enjoyed these projects. Because many of the products used are not current, this video focuses on the layouts and includes a demo on how to start the pinwheel base.

I cannot wait to return to TGO hopefully as an owner so I can be more involved in the card classes each month!

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday Episode 20 - Interactive Thanksgiving Assembly & A Pink Christmas Card Walkthrough

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I've been saving this video for the big "20" - It was a huge challenge and took three tries to narrow down the instructions to the least amount of options. The pink Christmas card is so cute! Be sure to watch and leave me comments:D

Video - Over 20 Alternatives - October 2021 Paper Pumpkin - Peaceful Christmas - Coordinating Suite Explored!

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Last night the October kit alternative video went live while I was busy with an event. This supplies article had to wait until I had time to get it finished.

In a nutshell this is an awesome kit. Final video length is almost 60 minutes. I just had so many good things to share with everyone.

I dove into the coordinating suite products, shared a bunch of technique options and also...

Video - Fun Fold Friday - Floral Birthday Card @ TGO!

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At long last we are staying at our "dream" RV community - The Great Outdoors. It has exceeded our expectations!

This morning I drove to a card class. See pictures of my tough golf cart commute in the video.

I make a couple of adjustments to today's feature project and discuss a BIG tip I learned on how best to adhere layers in high humidity. Enjoy!