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The Cutest Easter Bunny Cards!


Hi there, my crafty friends!

Today I’m sharing a few Easter cards with you & they are adorable!

I’ve used the bright and colorful Take Note collection to create all of these cards. I just love the colors and patterns in this line! I knew I was not going to use embellishments, so the original theme of the collection didn’t bother me, the papers were perfect! Sometimes themes make you think you won’t be able to use a collection, but that is NOT the case with the Fancy Pants Designs Collections!


I remembered a super adorable cut file the lovely Bea Valint created last year and thought I’d use it on my cards today. I however wanted to make both girl and boy bunnies, so I modified her original cut file to have a boy too (nose and eyelashes are different). I cut all of the bunnies from textured white card stock and for the rest of the card I used patterned papers.



I cut little flowers for the girls (also part of the cut file) and hand cut a couple of hats for the boys. Plus added little bows for neck tie. I stamped my sentiment using a mini alpha stamp set and added some Nuvo drops to finish off these four cards.


I also wanted to make more cards where the bunnies’ ears are hanging off the card. I simply folded a standard A2 size card in half, this way the card still fits in the same sized envelope, but the ears have room to stick out! So cute!


On this set, I also added a piece of patterned paper to my white card base. I cut some grass with the help of a die and layered two on top of each other using some foam adhesive to create some dimension. I backed the bunny ears and faces with patterned paper, then glued them on the card front and decorated them with flowers and a hat like the first set.

For my sentiment I used one of the patterned papers in the Take Note collection that had a fun, bold alphabet & fussy cut the tiny alphas to create the title. So fun and unique!  I added some Nuvo drops and they were done!

Thanks for “hopping” by today~ I hope you love these cards as much as I loved creating them!

Have an awesome day!

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Good morning Fancy Pants Designs fans! Nicole here today to share a fun project that combines a few of my favorite Fancy Pants collections.
I wasn’t sure where I was going to go with my project, so I enlisted my 8 yr old daughters help for this one. I needed an idea to get me going, so I asked her to randomly pick a paper from my Fancy Pants stash, hoping it would kick start my mojo.
She picked the All Hallows Eve paper in the Spellbound collection… At first, I was like – what am I going to do with that, it’s Halloween…then I flipped it over and saw all those great circles. I decided to punch several of them out and used them to build the flower on my page.
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To create those flowers, I punched a 1 1/2″ circle from scrap paper and then adhered 1″ circles around the outer edge until they were basically even around the scrap piece. I added a layered punched circle to the center to add a center to each of my flowers to add a little interest.
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I added a title under my title, so leaves to my flower stems (also from my trusty circle punches) and a few fun embellishments from the Sweet Nothings collection!
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That’s it for me today ! I hope the next time you are looking for a little kickstart, you can shop your stash for you and go from there!
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Notebooks with Latisha

Notebooks with Latisha


Hello there friends! Did you know Fancy Pants Designs makes several different journals and notebooks? Today, the journal used in the project is from the Hello Sunshine Collection.  This collection is all about tropical vibes and is so cheerful and happy. Journals and notebooks are very on trend right now, and todays project shows you how you can personalize your own.  I want to keep my favorite positive quotes in this journal, so using images and words will help reflect that.
Once the decision was made on how the journal was to be stored, (in a burlap bag) I got to work decorating the bag.  Using a few tags and diecuts from the Hello Sunshine Collection and cork stickers from the Dream Big Collection.
Using a few of the flower and flamingo diecuts, they were adhered to the front of the journal
One of the tags had a really great quote on it, so decorating the page was centered around the tag.  A few more diecuts were added as well as the cloud paper clip from the Dream Big collection.  I love how different collection work perfectly with each other!
Thank you for joining us today!  Do you have travelers journals/notebooks or planners?  Do you use Fancy Pants Designs?  Make sure to tag us on Social Media so we can see what our readers are creating too!
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Handmade Cards with Zsoka


Hi there,

Zsoka here and I’m dropping in to share my latest projects with you!

This time I made a bunch of cards using mainly the Dream Big collection and the Little Things paper from Take Note.

I had just received my package from My Favorite Things with some new stamps and dies, and I really wanted to try some of them. One of the stamp sets is all about YOU, with lots of encouraging sentiments and I thought it goes perfectly with the Dream Big collection, which also has many embellishments with this theme.


First I did all the die cutting. All my panels and card bases are 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. For some of the cards I used patterned paper for the panel, for others white card stock. The letters for YOU are cut with an alphabet die, and to make them look like thickers, I cut 5 of each letter for every card and glued them on top of each other.

I die cut a window on this panel and to add some interest I layered it on another die cut panel, which is a white card stock with big polka dots. I adhered these two layers on top of a white top folding card base. I glued a die cut bow on this card, added a sentiment and some gorgeous floral ephemera pieces from the Dream Big collection.



Next up is a white on white card. I just love how clean this looks, even though I’m all about patterned paper! I actually was going to back this polka dot panel with patterned paper, but then I saw it on top of the white card base and fell in love! I popped up a die cut circle with some foam adhesive and added a bow, a sentiment and a couple of stars from the ephemera and puffy sticker packs.



This next card I wanted to keep white and dry emboss it. I just love the added texture! For the flowers I used an old Dear Lizzy die. Gosh, I love paper flowers. Well any flowers for that matter! I adhered a floral wreath die cut from the ephemera pack on top of my circle window, as well as some flowers and a sentiment from the same pack. Some of these I popped up with foam adhesive to add interest.


Another card similar to one I described above, just with a bit different supplies.


20180113_134930FINALbannerAs I mentioned above I wanted to back the polka dot panel with patterned paper – this is exactly what I did here. The rest is the same as above, with a few different embellishments.



And last but not least, I have a couple of bonus cards which I created with supplies I had left. These are simpler cards, without bow. As a finishing touch, I added some Nuvo glitter drops on these.



And that’s it for today you guys! I hope I could inspire you to create your own handmade cards!

Till next time!


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Valentines with Latisha

Valentines with Latisha


Hello friends!  Today I am bringing back the Sweet Nothings collection, and sharing a few cards that anyone can create!  These cards did not use any die cutting machines or special tricks, just a few supplies.  Nice and sweet, so anyone can produce multiple cards in under an hour!
For this XOXO card, the 6×6 paper was cut at a diagonal, then adhered directly to the card base. Next the tag and ephemera were layered using foam adhesive, to give the card extra depth.  The puffy heart stickers were applied to the tag and card base, then a bow was secured using the twine from the tag.
Who doesn’t love a classic black and white card with a pop of color?  This is such a perfect non romantic Valentines Day card, or even a just because card.  The pop of red from the Heart Puffy stickers and ribbon, give it that extra special touch.  This card was created by simple layering, then popping up the sentiment die cut, with foam adhesive, and a nice strip of washi tape.  I embellished with red hearts and ribbon, but any color could be substituted.
What is a Valentines Day card without pink?  I love how the tags and the paper coordinate perfectly.  To add an extra feminine touch, soft pink ribbon was adhered to the bottom of the card. That Eiffel Tower diecut makes me wish I was in Paris.
I could have made at least 20 more cards using the minimal supplies.  If you make Valentines Day cards using Fancy Pants Designs collections, please be sure to tag us on social media!
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Valentine boxes | Latisha Yoast

Valentine boxes | Latisha Yoast


Hello friends!  It is a new year, 2018!! Did you pick a new years resolution?  I have a challenge for you all.  Lets use what we buy, more often.  So to help you use up that 12×12 pattern paper, I have a tutorial on how to make a box from 12×12 paper.  Then you just need some embellishments and ribbon to decorate, oh and a strong adhesive. For todays project I used the Little Flirty pattern paper from the Sweet Nothings Collection, as well as the embellishments.
First you need to score your paper at 3 inches and 9 inches.
Then rotate your paper, then score again, at 1 inch, 3 1/2 inches, 61/2 inches and 9 inches. This is also where you will use scissors, and trim away the left and right top 2 rectangle, and cut along the score line.  You do not want to cut into the middle rectangles.
Using strong adhesive, place along the long folded pieces.
Using ribbon, tie the box closed. Then using Sweet Nothings Ephemera and Tags, decorate the box.
If you decide to make some of these boxes with your Fancy Pants Designs papers, please tag us on social media to spread some love on your projects!
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