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One Sheet Wonder - Maiden Voyage - Thanks Card

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Thanks One Sheet Wonder Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

The third OSW card I have to share with you is mya more extensive oloring project. Three of the four projects I chose were colored with blends, but this one had the most coloring of the three. Included below is a short video tutorial showing you how I color metallic objects. I stamped the image with Early Espresso and the "THANKS" label in Gray Granite. Embellishments include self adhesive...

Alternatives - EIGHT Completed Cards - Paper Pumpkin October 2019 - Winter Woods

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Here's the completed alternatives video with a slideshow at the end. It is short and sweet at only 8 min 53 sec.

Listed below are any "extra" supplies I did not discuss in part one. I've linked part one below which has its own much more detailed supplies video, be sure to check it out if you haven't already!

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Alternatives - Getting Started - Paper Pumpkin October 2019 - Winter Woods

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October 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives Getting Started | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Oh my goodness this is an awesome kit! There were so many options I spent 25 minutes on supplies alone. So, I will break this into two parts. Today's video focuses on all of the supplies you could use and the possible ways to break up the kit to get the most out of the provided kit materials. The second segment will show finished alternatives. Video length 30 min 6 sec.

I talk about the...

One Sheet Wonder - Maiden Voyage - Floral Smile Card

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One Sheet Wonder 3" x 4" - Smile Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Here's the second card I finished for the OSW project.

I sponged the focal layer with crumb cake and added the sentiment directly to the focal layer to keep the layers to a minimum. Vellum Sprigs, Braided Trim and Petal Pink adhesive backed sequins finished the project.


  • OSW DSP (Magnolia Lane Green Leaves) - 3" x 4"
  • Crumb Cake - 5 3/8" x 1 1/4
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One Sheet Wonder - Maiden Voyage - Bunny Birthday Card

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One Sheet Wonder 1" x 4" - Bunny Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Libby and I explored something new for our October crafting day. We created four cards from a 6 x 6 sheet of pattern DSP. Cutting and using all your DSP in this way is called a "One Sheet Wonder". We sweetened the pot by choosing four different stamp sets and then added an accent DSP that we could use in small amounts as needed. One additional color of coordinating solid CS was also fair game...

October 2019 - Kre8tors Blog Hop - Fall

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Kre8tors October 2019 Blog Hop | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Welcome to the October Kre8tors blog hop! I am hopping with a global crew of incredibly talented Stampin' Up! independent demonstrators. This month's focus is fall or autumn. Perhaps you hopped to my blog from Jacqui, if so I hope her project inspired you, and if you are joining us now, prepare to be amazed!

My husband and I live year around in our fifth wheel and we are always on the...

Snowman Let It Snow Card - Birch Display Project #3

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Display - Birch Snowman Let It Snow Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

After finishing six Tasteful Textures cards, I was more than ready to create something different. I decided to focus on the third and final display card for the Birch background stamp. Libby and I split this display, each contributing three cards. this was my third card and I've already blogged the first two (links to the articles at the bottom). 

I wanted to make a Real Red and Pool...

October - Stamp N Hop - CASE my own card

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Stamp 'N Hop Blog Hop | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Welcome to the October Stamp 'N Hop! Hub and I have been in our home area since June and one of our tasks to complete while here is to buy our "forever" truck. We have been using a 2004 Dodge RAM 3500 dual rear wheel truck from the beginning of our travels knowing it would need to be replaced in a few years - and here we are a few years later already!

We are on our second replacement...

Elegant Brown Birthday Card - Tasteful Textures Display Project #4

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Display - Tasteful Textures Suede Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

So, I'd decided to remove the Mossy Meadow Thankful card but I really liked the repeated shield background so decided to "CASE" that card, making a fancy birthday card using Soft Suede. The gold foil label is a Detailed Bands die. I snipped each side band into a short fish tail. I created a fabric band using the very wide trim from the Come To Gather ribbon combo pack. - Note: I colored the...