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A Sweet Mason Jar


Hello Fancy Pants friends! Wow, Valentines Day is coming up!  Sometimes I think that this holiday gets a little out of control when it comes to gifts.  Today I am sharing a fun way to dress up those mason jars you have hanging around to transform them into an affordable gift.  Either to keep for yourself or to giveaway.

First I started by cutting a piece of Sweet Nothings Love Garden pattern paper to 12 inches by 1 1/4 inches and then adhering it to the jar.  Next, I used some of the Sweet Nothings Black + White washi tape and applied it underneath the pattern paper.

To make the tag I used a few of the Sweet Nothings Tags, layered them using 3d foam adhesive, and then layered a few die cuts from the Sweet Nothings Ephemera set.  Since the tags come with string all I had to do was tie it to my ribbon.


I filled the jar up with some seasonal Valentines Day chocolates and then grabbed a fun felt pennant.  Have you looked at all of the new Felt Pennants? Oh my goodness, they are so sticking cute, not to mention so versatile!  I created two little banners on the pennant stick by adhering the Sweet Nothings Washi tape.  It added a decorative touch and made the project coordinated.


Here you go!  A super cute and affordable gift.  I think this would be a perfect gift for teacher, co-workers, a spouse, or friend.  It is so cute and will make the recipient feel so very special.

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Felt PennantsSweet Nothings


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DIY Valentine Frames


DIY things are always the best idea to give someone that you love as a gift. To celebrate Valentine’s Day I created three DIY Home Décor Valentine Frames using the Sweet Nothings collection. It’s so easy and simple.

How to do:

  • Choose your favorite frame. This time I chose wood frames which had 4R size.
  • Choose some pattern paper, choose your favotite one. Cut it into 4R size.
  • Choose your favorite die cut embellishments. Paste one in the middle of each and use pop up tape to give shadows and dimension.

You can do it in less than 10 minutes and happy creating!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Sweet Nothings


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A Valentine Collection


Hello, Fancy Pants Designs friends! Yuki here to share an idea of Valentine cards using the Sweet Nothings collection!

I created these mini cards and envelopes. I’m loving the cute Sweet Nothings collection, especially the pattern papers! Those papers are perfect for creating your Valentines projects.

I used the Moments to Love, Something Sweet, and Love Is In The Air patterns for my cards and chose Happy Mail for my envelopes.

I punched a small circle in the envelope. You can see the message on a puffy sticker peeking through the window.

I added some die-cuts from the Ephemera pack and puffy stickers from the Puffy Designer Stickers and Puffy Heart Stickers on my cards.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used:  Sweet Nothings


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Add a little color!


Hello friends!

Thanks for joining me on the blog today! I have some ideas to share that I hope you are going to love!

Ok, so do you love making cards? Yes, I do!

Do you have friends & family you love give cards to? Yes, I do?

Do you feel like playing with paper right now? Yes, I do?

(Then I think we are on the same page hehe!)

Here are some cards that will add a whole lot of color to someone’s life, using the uber fun, Joy Parade collection!

Trio of Cards  by Kim Watson

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Celebrate #lifeisajoyparade card by Kim Watson


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  • A little water color work for a background.
  • Punch a sweet butterfly then paint it in bright colors.
  • Adhere puffy sticker dots in ombre colors to match the background.
  • Attach a cute sentiment from the Ephemera pack

Make a Wish card by Kim Watson

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  • Punch an assortment of butterflies from left over scraps.
  • Arrange them in an ombre fashion.
  • Splatter background with ink colors to compliment butterfly colors.
  • Once dry, attach butterflies & sentiment from the Ephemera pack.

Eat Cake Celebrate card by Kim Watson

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  • Grab paper strips, attach adhesive tape on the back.
  • Lay the strips in a pleasing patchwork arrangement.
  • Paint cupcake Ephemera piece & allow to dry.
  • Attach to card with foam tape & a little bunched pile of thread.
  • Decorate with puffy stickers & a sentiment.

All done…x3 three rainbow inspired cards, sure to bring joy to anyone who receives them. I hope you have enjoyed them. If you are curious how I created the backgrounds, be sure to take a look at my Youtube channel.

Fancy Pants Designs Products used: Joy Parade


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Sending Sweet Nothings


Hey friends!  It’s almost time to  jump into February, and you know what that means.  Love is in the air and Valentines Day is just a couple of weeks away.  I recently worked on some Valentine cards using the beautiful new “Sweet Nothings” collection.  I thought I’d share those with you here today.

There are so many great pieces of Ephemera and Puffy Stickers to create with in this collection, not to mention stamps, washi tape, and cool color coated clips. Things that are perfect for cards, journals, scrapbook pages, home decor projects or anything else you’re working on.

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I’m just loving the contrast and pop that the black and white gives in this collection as it’s mixed with the other colors.

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All these bits and pieces add interest to your card or project.

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On the card below I incorporated some of the fun Puffy Stickers into my design. I love the dimension they add.

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There are adorable papers with this collection and the 6×6 paper pad was perfect for creating these cards.

3 Happy with you card
I was giddy when I saw that this collection also had a coordinating stamp set.  Not only do like having stamps for the insides of my cards, but also for dressing up the outsides of my envelopes. There is just something about getting the mail and seeing a piece that is pretty on the outside.  You just know it’s going to be fun on the inside. 😉

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I’m loving this new collection!  I’ve been so inspired by the projects the team has been sharing here on the blog, I  hope you have been also.

Fancy Pants Designs collection used:  Sweet Nothings


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Sweet Cards


Hey everyone, Amy here to share some Valentine’s Day cards with you. The Sweet Nothings line is perfect, obviously, for all your Valentine’s Day needs. It was super easy to whip out these three cards.

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Here’s a closer look at each one.  I had to use that cute mailbox in the ephemera pack, so I trimmed down one of the 4×6 cards for my base and accented it with some fun extras.

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For the bee card, I used the 6×12 paper pad, one of the sticky notes, some ephemera, washi tape and one of the fabulous clips.

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The last card was so easy because I just added some coordinating watercolors for the base, and used one of the 3×4 cards. All the fun extras included in this line make it so easy to add accents to your projects.

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Thanks for visiting the blog today, have a great Thursday!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Sweet Nothings

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