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Traveler’s Notebook Spread with Magnolia Moments


Hello Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a Traveler’s Notebook spread I created with the beautiful Magnolia Moments Collection.

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For today’s project, I used the #2934 Our Story paper. I cut it in two strips, one for each side of the spread, and also added a sticker from the stickers strips set.

The photo I’m using today is from my mom and my sister and is from ten years ago when she was around 4 years old. I wanted to document that moment and this collection had so many embellishments that coordinated perfectly with the photo.

Here are some close-ups:





Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you liked my project.

Have a great day,


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Vacation Mini Album


Hello Fancy Pants fans. I have a mini album for you to share, made with awesome “On Our Way” collection. I have been playing with it this month because I have plenty of our travel photos to scrap. I am still in this colorful and joyful mood and I am not in a hurry to move to fall projects. Summer is my favorite season and I am going to stick to it as long as possible.
This time I was inspired by all the planes included into the ephemera pack. We usually travel by car so I do not airport or plane pictures, that would go well with those bits and pieces. What I do have is a bunch of photos taken in Toulouse while we visited Aeroscopia – Museum of Aviation.
I used a ready base – 4×4 Insta Album from Fancy Pants. It has page protectors included and basically all you have to do it to slip photos and embellish the cover.
I printed few 4*4 inches photos along with few collages of smaller pictures. Some of the pages are made of patterned paper. I used 6*6 paper pad to cut them out.
I also love to include tags and ephemera pieces between the pages of my album to add some new shapes and place for journaling. It makes album more interesting and interactive.
It took me less than an hour to make this mini album. I tried to keep things simple as I tend to overembellish :) It was fun to go back in time and visit Aeroscopia once again.
“On our way” collection is so fun and versatile and I really enjoyed making all my projects with it. Love the bold colors and fun patterns. If you would like to purchase it, ask in your local stores. You can also visit Make Pretty Life Shop.
Thank you for stopping by.
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Colorful Zoo Layout


Hello friends,

Today I have highlight the On Our Way collection with a trip to the zoo.  I feel like maybe this layout is highlight the tags that are part of the collection and the rainbow paper!!  They both worked so well for the banner idea I had in mind for this occasion.




If you like at both of the above photos, you can see that I used the tags as background papers behind my photos.  The different colors and designs help bring depth and character behind each picture.


I added the cloud flair like it is a could floating over our heads!


All the colors worked with the colors in my photos.  I love the colors in this nontraditional travel collection.  You can use it for so many different memories.

Thanks for stopping in today.

Mary-Ann Maldonado

Supplies used:

On Our Way Collection

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Last Minute Gift Cards Ideas & Gift Card Envelopes


Hello friends!  It is Fall here in the US, and that means school, trips, birthdays…the need for cards is very real this time of year.  Today I am sharing a few super simple cards and envelope that take just a few minutes to create, perfect for when you have a last minute gift to give.
When making this card, I thought it would be a fun way to surprise someone with a trip.
I have been saving this envelope for a loooong time. It is the perfect size to drop a gift card into it. It just needed a little bit of decorating!
I know a lot of people whose children go on their mission or to college, or studying abroad.  I can see myself giving my children a card like this lol. I’m coming too, my bags are packed hahaha.
My best advice is to never overthink a project, and everything looks better popped up with foam tape.
Have a great day!
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New Home Gift Set


Hey Fancy Pants Designs Fans!
Hi!  It’s Amy T back with you featuring a Magnolia Moments card and gift duo.
Home Sweet Home Duo by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I had fall on my mind when I was creating this set.  Let’s chat about the card first.
Welcome by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I used the ephemera to created a welcoming front door scenery, complete with Welcome mat.  The wood veneer banner is from my stash.
Home Sweet Home by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I couldn’t wait to work with the large kraft pillow box that I found squirreled away among my crafting supplies.  I layered the two strips of paper for the belly band.  The boxwood garland was from my stash and I love how it works with all the ephemera I used as the focal point.
I’m mad for plaid, aren’t you?  I decided to just use a strip of the pattern paper so that the tag and ephemera airplane would be the star of the card.
I hope you check out the Magnolia Moments Collection, it is gorgeous elements!
Thank you so much for stopping by!
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Hit the Road!


Good morning Fancy Pants fans! Nicole here today to share a project made with the new On Our Way collection.

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There is just something about the fun mix of patterns in the On Our Way collection that I can’t get enough of! I just love that bold yellow dot pattern, and mixed it with the simple teal grid on a plain white cardstock background. The bold colors blend nicely with the help of some awesome ephemera  to tie it all together.

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I added in some buttons from the Happy Place collection that co-ordinate so perfectly with these fun colors! Just love the street sign ephemera, so perfect for documenting some of those summer road trips.

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I used the chipboard letters from the Family & Co collection to make a bold title, mixed with the enamel letters in the  On Our Way collection too. Love that mix of fonts together. Can’t get enough of those chipboard letters either!

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Collection used:

On Our Way

Happy Place collection

 Family & Co collection

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