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Picture This: I Fall For You

10/20/16

How much are we loving the Golden Days collection?? I’ve been seeing tons of gorgeous creations with this line all over the web and I can’t decide if they make me want to use it more or hoard it! I love the warm tones that make scrapping my autumn photos so easy.

I created this layout with an awesome free cut file from our friends at Paper Issues. I cut it on my Cameo and used it as my design starting point.

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I knew I wanted to fit a selection of photos on here so they needed to be small.  The layout of them was pretty much dictated by the cut file, which made the rest of the page easy to put together!

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I used several rectangles of patterned paper to mat the central photo area and placed the photos in an overlapping horizontal line. The colors in my photos were made for Golden Days!

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I really had fun with the patterns in this collection when it came to filling the die cut leaves.  I also added some acetate gold swirls from the ephemera pack.

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The title was also dictated by the die cut! I simply added some woodgrain puffy stickers to turn the full sentiment into “I fall for you”.

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I filled in some of the white spaces above and below the photo area with more embellishments like the fun cork shapes, puffy stickers, flair, a leaf clip, and ephemera. And one of my favorite parts of this page is the frame I created with gold glitter washi tape! I have a hard time not framing my pages and this was a really fun, fast way to do it.

Remember, you don’t have to take up your whole page area when you use multiple photos.  Just print them small and keep them organized!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Golden Days

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Picture This: My Favorite Place

09/07/16

Hello Fancy Pants Designs friends! Today’s theme is “Picture This”. I’d like to share a fun idea for a layout with multiple photos with you.

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I wanted to use eight pictures for this layout. When I use many photos on a layout I usually prepare black and white photos. This time I have decided to try to use all colorful photos for my challenge.

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For my title work I chose two types of alphabet stickers: the Chipboard Alpha from the
Life Is Beautiful collection and Puffy Alpha Sticker. Both stickers are basic but also so versatile and give dimension to your project.

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I used the Ephemera Pack to add some fun details to my layout, along with some of these cute puffy stickers. I also added the Wood Veneer from the Good Fellows collection.

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Thank you so much for stopping by!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Life Is Beautiful, Good Fellows

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Picture This: Playing With 4 Photos on 1 Layout

06/20/16

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This is the way I play with four photos on one layout. This time I scrapped the photos of my son’s second birthday party at my house. I placed some of the photos of Jasper right in the middle but not in one row. I placed it little bit randomly.

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I used pattern papers that perfectly match with my pattern paper background to make the photos blend together with the background. I suggest not using super busy pattern papers. Choose the paper that has similar color or design with the background.

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After that I decorated the photos using some favorite word puffy stickers, tags, ephemera die cuts and enamels dots that you can find in the Life is Beautiful collection and also Millie & June. Because you already have four photos make sure not that much decorates your photo. Remember your photo is still the hero in your layout.

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To make a big title for this layout I chose chipboard alphas and pasted it on the right side near the photos… paste it top to bottom.

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Have fun creating scrapbooking layout using four photos or more! Hope this post can inspire you to create one. *wink*

Fancy Pants Designs collections used: Life is Beautiful, Millie & June

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Picture This: Snow Cave

04/28/16

Hey everyone, Amy here to share a layout I created for the Picture This challenge.  You’ll remember that the Picture This challenge is to use at least four pictures on a project.  Since I was using snow pictures on my layout I grabbed the Wish Season collection to start, but ended up branching out to include some Happy PlaceFlutterAttwell and some Office Suite tags as well.  Here’s my layout.

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Since I was using so many photos I wanted the design to still seem somewhat clean, which is true to my style. I decided to create a design featuring the papers and embellishments on their own instead of layered around my photos and I loved the outcome. Here are some closeups. 

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I trimmed one of the Brag Cards in the Happy Place collection to the same size of my photos for the journaling.

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I love the way it turned out.  Thanks for visiting the Fancy Pants blog today!

Fancy Pants Designs collections used: Wish SeasonHappy PlaceAttwellFlutter and Office Suite

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Picture This: Fitness

03/03/16

Hello!

I don’t know about all of you but sometimes I really, really struggle with adding a lot of photos onto a scrapbook page. Especially when the pictures are printed differently, vertical or horizontal, and if they are 4×6 inches.  How much do you crop off a photo?  Maybe I just overthink it! lol.  But it does become stressful at times.

Two of the photos on this layout were printed vertical, one was horizontal and one was a square.  Talk about madness trying to start this page!  After moving everything around and failing.  I decided to make each photo 4×4 inches square and to adhere the photos onto a 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch piece of white card stock.  This was my starting point.

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When using a dark pattern paper for the base of scrapbook page you have to pre-plan how you are going to journal and the title.  Thankfully the Attwell collection has two different sizes of tags that are solid in color and so perfect for titles and journaling.

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How adorable and awesome is that pen?!?!  Plus it writes really well!!  So excited!  The pens come in a set of three… this is also part of the Attwell collection.

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To add a little extra something to the larger tag I put black and white striped washi tape on the bottom and created a title using the green puffy alpha stickers.

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To embellish the page I added a few hearts from the Shape Puffy Stickers pack.

Get your pictures printed out and challenge yourself to put more than four pictures on a page!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Attwell

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Picture This: Laugh

02/29/16

Good morning! When you first saw the Attwell collection I bet you didn’t automatically think baseball, did you?  I have to admit, neither did I.  I knew I adored the colors, loved the patterns and, most of all, the brightness of the entire collection.  When I was looking for photos to create my “Picture This” project,I put a bunch out on the table.  All the colors in these baseball game photos matched everything Attwell had to offer.

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My next comment is a little cliche, but I can’t help it!  The title for this paper is called ‘Stunning’ because it is just that: stunning!  I may have asked for 1,000 sheets, but then there wouldn’t be any left for you!

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There are so many ways you can use this paper.  As is would be gorgeous but I decided to chop it up.  I haphazardly cut out the floral pieces and some of the leaves to create pops of color. I will be using this paper again, more as a whole instead of sections.  It definitely deserves attention.

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I combined Puffy Letters from Wish Season and Attwell… they go together perfectly.

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On this close up you can see the fussy cut floral pieces peeking out.  Along with a mix of cut out paper leaves and Puffy Stickers.

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Who says that these sticky notes can’t be used all over the place!?  I can see them used in planners, on layouts like this, and stuck to the fridge.

I cannot wait to see how you all use the new Attwell collection.

Fancy Pants Designs collections used:  AttwellWish Season

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