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Road Trips, Jet-Setters and Back Seat Drivers!!


Hey Fancy Pants Designs Fans!
Hi!  It’s Amy T back with you again with card trio.  I’m featuring On Our Way Collection!
On our Way trio by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
Let’s start with the Road Trip card.
Back seat driver by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I’m loving the tags in this collection!  They are so much fun to use as a canvas and load up on ephemera.
Check out my passport design.
Jet setter by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I adore this color combo, how about you.  I added several pieces from the ephemera pack and popped them up on foam dimensionals.
My last card uses another tag.
Tourist by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I knew I wanted to add one of the flairs on my cards and the arrows were perfect for my design.
I hope you check out the On Our Way Collection, it’s filled with so much fun!
Thank you so much for stopping by!
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Splish! Splash!



I am on a mission to document one of the funnest days last summer.  We went to the beach with friends and had the best time.  It was warm but overcast so the photos are fantastic from that day.  I believe, if there were a contest, this photo would receive ‘photo of the day!’

For my layout, I used Poolside.  Totally workable for a beach layout!!


I dug in my stash for some coordinating cardstock, I really wanted to use the wave paper but wanted a border.


In the photo above, you can see the small shark fins.  I used a small punch and the sheet of paper from the 6×6 paper pad.  The details in the 6×6 are a much smaller scale, which was perfect for collecting shark fins for this layout.



You can see that I inserted the title through the blue pool float.  I think you can still make out the title and it helps draw your eye to the sentiment.

I hope you are having as much fun with this collection as I am.  Oh, I did dig out some buttons from Wish Season and a flair from Making Waves.  I think I have mentioned this before, but most of the Fancy Pants collections I have, can really be mixed and match nicely.

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Supplies used:


Making Waves Flair

Wish Season Buttons

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This is the Life!


Good morning everyone! Nicole here to share a pool inspired layout using the new Poolside  collection. The pool near our home has these tiny little square tiles around it and that inspired the tiny tiled background I created on my page.
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I used several papers from the Poolside 6×6 paper pad to trim down to 1″ squares. I built the background on the left side of the page, over some simple white cardstock. It is really as simple as mixing up the patterns as you work the grid on the page.
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I added in several die cut ephemera from the Poolside collection too, working them around my photo area. Love those palm tree leaves! I layered the “This is the life” diecut in the ephemera pack over some navy cardstock to create the title to my page.
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What have you been making with this amazing summer collection?!!  Be sure to share with us!!
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Hello crafty friends. It’s Anna here with my newest project created with wonderful Fancy Pants collections. I love working with bright colors and rainbow designs. That’s why I like “The Bright Side” collection so much. I created another project with it using fun pictures of my daughter Maja jumping through the puddles. I had those pictures for a while and was waiting for the perfect collection to scrap them. When I saw all the wellingtons added to the ephemera pieces I knew it was a sign :)
I started with a blue paper called “A bright side” as a base of my project. I also cut out two boots using a free cut file “Under the rain” from Paper Issues. I backed them with pattern papers from this collection.
I went with even more wellingtons bu adding the smaller ones from ephemera pack and chipboard stickers. I love how colorful they are. I created the title by hand cutting the lettetr using papers from 6*6 paper pad.
I fussy cut some of the floral clusters from both “Natural beauty” and “Coming up roses” papers and added them into my composition.
I finished my page by adding little hearts from puffy shape stickers sheet. It all came together really quick and I am happy from the final result.
Thank you for stopping by. If you want to purchase this pretty collection, search in you local stores, because many of them carry Fancy Pants collections. You can check them in Store Finder section here or contact them to request the product line!

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Summer, Palm Leaves and Blue Waters…


Hello, everyone! Maryám here with you to share another project using the Poolside collection. For today’s project, I decided to make a fun layout, using a lot of flowers and the fussy cutting technique.


I started fussy cutting some tropical leaves from the Summer Lovin’ paper. Then, I adhered them to the left side of my page. I also added a few flowers and some puffy hearts and dots.

After that, I added the photo. Since the photo had a lot of space around I adhered some embellishments and stickers over it. In the end, I added my journaling and some mint ink splatters.

Want to see more details? Here are some close-ups.






I hope you liked this project. Let me know if you have any questions. I can’t wait to see what you will create.

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!


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Vacation Mini Album



Hey ya’ll!

Stephanie here. I hope this post finds you all well. The last time I shared on here it was a 12×12 layout and I disclosed that it had been awhile since I had created that design size. I’m really not a full “12×12 scrapbooker”, although I do like to make one here and there to hang up or just for fun, my true creative passion is for smaller projects; mini albums, planners, junk journals, and bible journaling.

I say all that to say that from now on I want to show you projects that best represent me and my real passions, and that are full of inspiring content and design ideas. I hope that makes sense.
So let’s get to it….
I finally got to dig into the new summer collection from Fancy Pants Designs and oh me oh my I’m just floatin’ giddy over here. The new collection, Poolside, is just “plunge” perfect for summer scrappin’. And what better way to scrap the many awesome summertime events than in fun interactive mini-albums.
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For this mini-album I wanted something bright, colorful and interactive; much like the Florida trip it represents. I made three double page inserts and one interactive pocket that holds extra photos. I love mixing in bags, pockets and tags when I can for extra hidden goodies.
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This collection comes with these fun rubber embellished paper clips and I think they such a cool way to add a title or pop of color.
I also like to include shaker pockets with fun sequins, shapes and embellishments from the line.
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I like to build my mini-album pages simultaneously so that I know how it will look all together. The next for pages basically double sided layouts, much like a smaller version of a traveler’s notebook. I used lots of pattern papers to back my photos and then accented the photos with lots of colorful ephemera from the Pool Side collection. And just for fun I added some water droplets of teal paint to every page! It really pulls it all together.
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I have to say tha​t this page is my favorite one from this project. Perhaps its because these little marco polo die cuts are my favorite from the Pool Side collection!





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