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Alternatives - May 2019 Paper Pumpkin - Hugs From Shelli

Publish Date: 
5/22/2019
May 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This month I created six alternatives and shared some fun techniques that are super easy and can be used to add dimension to any project.

Even though this kit is a smaller size card, you get twelve cards and matching envelopes and I show how you can use the envelope fronts to make twelve more cards!

The size converts very easily to A2 size or 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" which is my preferred...

Retiring Showcase - Do Something Awesome Card Fronts

Publish Date: 
5/20/2019
Do Something Awesome Card Fronts | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Today's retiring showcase includes card fronts using the retiring stamp set En Route and retiring Lemon Lime Twist ink. The blue ink is not retiring, it is Blueberry Bushel. These cards are one layer #simplestamping projects, inks on Whisper White cardstock. I've left these as card fronts and plan to turn them into more advanced projects as time allows.

The reason for three card fronts...

May 2019 - Kre8tors Blog Hop - Avid Crafter Techniques

Publish Date: 
5/12/2019
May 2019 Kre8tors Blog Hop | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

Today is the Kre8tors blog hop. If you hopped from Pia's blog, I hope you enjoyed her creation. Currently my husband and I are in Palm Springs California. We are heading to our home base in the Pacific Northwest, so we will be moving eight times this month!

Today's hop theme is technique. My project is a mix of favorite techniques for the avid crafter. Inks were used...

May 2019 - Stamp N Hop - Good Bye Annual & Occasions Catalogs

Publish Date: 
5/10/2019
May 2019 Stamp 'N Hop | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

It is always so hard to say goodbye. This month the theme for today's Stamp 'N Hop is saying goodbey to the annual and occasions catalogs. I hope you enjoyed Vicki's project and left her comments before hopping to my blog.

I've chosen three of my favorite stamp sets that I am so very sad to see go, but on the good side, I do own them and they will be moving to my permanent stamp...

May 2019 - Colour Combo Blog Hop - Balmy Blue, Mango Melody, Blackberry Bliss

Publish Date: 
5/8/2019
May 2019 Colour Combo Blog Hop

Thank you for joining me today for the May Colour Combo blog hop. This month's colors were challenging. Because my husband and I have an inside joke about the color "Blackberry Bliss" I decided to further challenge myself and make our 29th Anniversary card with these colors, very non-traditional, but my husband and I are not traditional people. 

I used all of my favorite products and...

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