August 2021

Video - Tune Up Tuesday - Fishing Baseball Cap Birthday Swap

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Hat Builder Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This is the first in a series where cards I make or swaps I receive are almost perfect for giving, but they need a little tune up.

I have struggled with the right words because of course the judgement of whether a project is ready to mail or needs some work is subjective.

In the end, once tuned to my tase, these projects will be going to my stash to give to others as I don't have...

Finishing A Swap - Featuring Whale Done Stamped Scene - Re-arranging + Embellishing

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It is so nice to be "somewhat" caught up with everything for the month! We have been adjusting to Florida summer weather which is pretty much hot & humid with afternoon thunder storms every day. Today I pulled out my unfinished swap stash and chose to work on this casual card. I knew it would be a fast one. Enjoy!

Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 Episode 11 - Real Time Stamping Fall Multicolor Leaves Featuring Gorgeous Leaves

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Winter Is Coming 2021 #11 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This video is a full on stamping session including re-inking and using finger daubers to add many colors to a stamp. I finish two cards as well as convert the inspiration swap to a Thanksgiving card. I am happy to have added three more cards to my WIC stash!

Video - Gilded Leafing Demonstration Using Liquid Glue Featuring Artistically Inked & Expressions In Ink DSP

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I finally used the gilded leafing enough to feel comfortable with a demonstration of it in the trailer! Watch me corral these little floaty bits of golden goodness.

I create three backgrounds, share the swap I created but have not finished yet.

I have a couple more easy ways to use this product and I will reveal the finished projects from each demo at the next video. I believe...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 #9 - An Easy Thanksgiving Card + A Christmas Swap

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winter Is Coming Wednesday 2021 - #9 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

This video included a super easy technique that works great for someone with few materials, or if you just need to crank out alot of cards fast. I have yet another way to control spools of twine, perhaps this will be the final solution for me!

The video finished up with a Christmas swap. I really like this style of card and I add one last embellishment so I can add it to my stash for...