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Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2023 Episode 1 - Using Carrots To Make A Christmas Scene - Featuring Thanks A Bunch FREE Stamp Set

Publish Date: 
1/25/2023

I had my doubts that carrots would make good winter trees...I think this card proved me wrong!

This is Part 2 of my Thanks A Bunch series...

Next I will use carrots to make a Valentine's Day card! Let me know what you think of carrots for Christmas, Enjoy!

Video - +20 Alternatives - January 2023 Paper Pumpkin Key To My Heart

Publish Date: 
1/22/2023
January 2023 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I cannot believe we are already on Valentine's Day 2023!

This kit was challenging for me, even more so because I want to use the kit as the base for this year's Valentine's cards. 

The sentiments provided only work for my husband, so I share a couple of options to make your own sentiments for friends and family.

I also include two non Stampin' Up! products because these...

Video - New Year's Card Easel Calendars, Two Variations

Publish Date: 
12/25/2022

I always get so busy for the holidays that New Year's cards are challenging to get out before the first of the year.

I've been managing to create calendars each year instead, that way I can get them delivered early in Jan and I don't feel so "late".

This year as a pre-emptive strike I purchased 10x mini 2023 tear off calendars in October from a friend (link to her mini calendars...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 Episode 28 - Coloring, Techniques Abound & Dancing Legs

Publish Date: 
12/7/2022

This episode showcases three totally different cards. They are the favorites from my final finish up Christmas card stash.

I believe all I have left to share is a followup showcase of the Paper Pumpkin/WICW combined episode From 12/5.

By the end of this week most cards will have been mailed!  I have some that I will hand deliver closer to Christmas.

I hope you've enjoyed...

Thirteen Christmas Cards Alternatives Combining Oct & Nov 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kits!

Publish Date: 
12/6/2022

This is the last push to finish ALL of my Christmas cards. I made thirteen cards, all but two are fancy shmancy to send to family and friends.

I just did a final count and with the 13 shown in the video I have 64, not including 10 notecards I dressed up from a project gift card pack made in October.

I still have to go over this set, finalizing the bling, stamping the inside and...

Video - +20 Alternatives November 2022 Paper Pumpkin - From The North Pole

Publish Date: 
11/23/2022

Like the coordinating October 2022 kit, this one had multiple unique designs. This means that there are many more options and directions you can go with this kit.

I WILL be making a part two that combines the october kit supplies with this months supplies.

I am short Christmas cards so they will all be extra fancy while still being within the parameters for a non-machinable USPS...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 - Episode 26 - Featuring Santa Express DSP Scene Cutouts

Publish Date: 
11/23/2022

I am not a fan of fussy cutting, but these two cards were so fun to make.

I walk through the finer details about how I created these and two changes I made based on Libby's critical eye.

It is fun to craft with friends, especially those who can point out ways to improve your skills, enjoy!

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