January 2020

Painted Poppies Splatter Series - #2 - Red & Green

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Red Splatter Poppies Thank You Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

For the second in this series I changed to a red and green palette, using more traditional poppy colors. The twine was colored with a light Real Red Blends marker. The gems were colored using a dark Basic Black Blends marker. I wanted more height on the small focal poppy and had a scrap of corrugated Real Red cardstock in my stash so I trimmed it down. This particular card is one of my all...

Meerkat Masculine Happy Birthday Card

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Masculine Meerkat Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Hub and I are still in our home area thanks to a big snow storm that rolled in last week. We haven't seen this much snow in years. It was 3" the first day, 8" by day three and then after it started to melt, we woke up to a fresh blanket of 3". Our new truck handles the snow and ice quite well considering we have highway tires on it. 

We were fortunate enough to go spend time with hub's...

And We Didn't Escape Before Getting Snowed In!

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Hunkered Down In The Snow | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Just as soon as we could get into the rehab rental unit to put everything back together, we did. It was two full days of putting back up everything we removed for paint and floors. Then It was updates and clean, clean, clean! I made all new screens, we are not really sure where the old screens went, but all but one were gone. Hub had to work on the drainage in the front to keep the driveway...

Round Balloons Happy Birthday Card

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Round Balloons Happy Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I had so much fun crafting with Libby on Sunday. It was a nice change of pace as hub and I have been at our rental every day after Christmas. I still had to get up early since Libby is in North Carolina and I am in Washington state. But it was worth it. We've been working on projects that use our DSP. DSP is one of those supplies that mesmerize you. It seems no matter how much you have, the...