April 2021

Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 - #4 Bonus Episode Featuring Vine Design + A Wish For Everything Tips

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Thanksgiving Vine Design Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This project started as a Congratulations card, but as it sat on my desk awaiting a fix, it begged to be turned into a Thanksgiving card.

I had to come up with a very long sentiment that would fit on the existing label and I used A Wish For Everything to create a phrase.

I share my tips on how to create a many word phrase from individual stamps using this great stamp set....

Video - 19 Alternatives! April 2021 Paper Pumpkin - So Cool Featuring Ice Cream Corner DSP & Real Time Coloring

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Paper Pumpkin April 2021 Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This is such a nice kit! I love the unique shaped card bases and that it works seemlessly for masculine and feminine cards.

I demonstrate many coloring techniques using Stampin' Blends markers.

Very few added supplies were used in the video and aside from some sort of small embellishments. The kit really does work well without any added supplies. 

Video - Time For Something NEW Featuring Quiet Meadow + Fixing Mistakes - In Real Time!

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Quiet Meadow Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This week I had the pleasure of crafting in the flesh with my mom and her friend Shelley. I haven't crafted with someone other than my husband since last summer!  And I had to bring one new bundle - Quiet Meadow.

Sadly, I ended up having to hide two different mistakes, one of which I made live in the video. Mistakes are bound to happen.

You get to decide if it is something that...

Walkthrough Video - Using Chicks On A Colorful Birthday Card + Dies Storage Tip & What's Going

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Colored Chicks On A Colorful Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Now this is a colorful card! As promised I finished a card using the watercolor pencil chicks from last week.

Included is a very important tip to save you from going crazy with all the coordinating barnyard dies that are currently live.

Inspiration pin -> pin link.

Fun Fold Friday Video - Featuring Hey Chick & Hey Birthday Chick - Barnyard Scene

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Fun Fold Friday - Hey Chick & Hey Birthday Chick Barnyard Scene | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

What a busy week! I had so much fun yesterday teaching coloring techniques using Stampin' Blends. They are such an easy medium to use. I am so, so glad that Stampin' Up! came out with their own alcohol markers! This means that the Copic classes I took so many years ago are put to good use in my Blends coloring classes.

At the end of last week's final comparison video I promised to use...

Video Comparison Of The Old Whisper White To The New Basic White Part Three - Blends Coloring - Photo Showcase + Feature Card Walkthrough

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This episode wraps up the comparison of the old Whisper White cardstock to the new Basic White. I include tons of images for you to draw your own conclusion. At the end, as promised I do another Hey Birthday Chick card walkthrough. Enjoy!

Video Comparison Of The Old Whisper White To The New Basic White Part Two - Water Test, Stamping & Watercolor Pencil + A Feature Card Walkthrough At The End

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Hey Birthday Chick Woodgrain Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

I chose the worst week to video a cardstock comparison of Whisper White and the new Basic White. We are at my mom's working on the fifth wheel. The trailer needs a couple of upgrades, maintenance and we are remodeling the living/work areas to better utilize our small space. 

Today's part two video is packed with tips, test results and observations about the various features of the...