Papercrafting Articles

Pink Welcome Baby Girl Card

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Pink Welcome Baby Girl Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Here's my second card to fill out the baby section of my stash. This time I chose pink papers from a 12 x 12 recollections pad. I used the distressed circles die (yesterday's blue boy die was squares). I tried to keep them looking somewhat similar so ripped the paper again (so painful). I used my MISTI to set a perfect sentiment. Ah the sentiment for both cards are Stampin' Ups Teeny Tiny...

Blue Plaid Welcome Baby Boy Card

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Blue Plaid Welcome Baby Boy Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I have a card storage container with dividers that I use for my own stash as well as for selling at a few local bazaars. I actually have two, one is dedicated to Christmas cards (which I love to make year around) and the other is filled with everything else. I noticed after a couple of new babies arriving late last year that I am OUT of baby cards! I cannot have an empty section so I  put one...

Love with White Rolled Flowers

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Love with White Rolled Flowers | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I haven't worked with my flower collection in some time. So I pulled out my flower container and found my itty bitty white rolled flowers. I knew they were going to go on a red stitched heart. I chose a very heavy red glitter paper. To ensure my flowers would be secure on the slick glittery surface, I used Glossy Accents. I used a Holtz basic frame die from his blueprints sets, cut the frame...

White Embossed Gold Butterfly Sympathy Card

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I am still churning out sympathy cards to myself when I am feeling low about the loss of Gerardo. This card is an experiment of sorts. I did an oval hole and placed a colored image behind the oval. Over the top I placed a detailed floral die cut that lets alot of that detail through. I added a blue double bow and gold butterfly for pops of color. The embossing folder is Darice, the die is...

Newton's Nook Love Card for Inky Paws Challenge #28

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Newton's Nook Love Card for Inky Paws Challenge #28 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

On Friday night I created a weekend game plan of cards to make. I've been so busy with work that I was feeling a bit papercraft deprived. This was the first card I was supposed to make, however, my plans were de-railed and I did not get to making this card until tonight:) I am often distracted by the nearest shiny thing so I am not surprised. Now on to this card. I LOVE the character Newton...

Deer In The Forest Card

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Deer In The Forest Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I was remiss this year and missed mailing this card to my father in law whose birthday was 1/22. Alas it will have to go out in Monday's mail. I created an Ombre background with a masked off sun/moon and added the die cut deer in the front. I really wanted to use this Stampin up Wonderland tree cluster as I like the height on these trees over others that I have. I was VERY tempted to add...

Newton Sorry...

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Newton Sorry... | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I finished up my super busy work week (first Hackathon at my company, and I was the Scrum Master) and spent friday evening deliberating on crafting challenges. I decided to go with critters using Copic Markers. I took one look at my craft room and knew that before anything I needed to clean first. I ended up so tired that as soon as I was able to see my desk, I was too tired to start on my...

Ombre Birthday With Balloons

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I created this card to experiment with the ombre technique using Copic Sketch markers. I used a very light color ink on the Stampin' Up sentiment so I could ombre it as well. I then doodled the balloon strings as well as outlined the letters. I used Lil' Inkers Designs Stitched dies. This week is going to be tough for me to complete many papercrafting projects as I am conducting a Hackathon...

A Red Sympathy Card for Myself

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This is another sympathy card I made for myself. I chose the prettiest flower stamp (second to my ODBD fuschia stamp.) This was a stamp I received for free with an order from a Split Coast Stamper Member. I think I scored getting this for free! I colored it with Copics. I chose red because that was my dear departed friend's color he used on his riding equipment. I remember years back when I...