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Picture This: Fitness



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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.


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!


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.



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


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.



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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Picture This: Memorable


Hello Friends!

Today I’m sharing a layout created with the Happy Place collection using more than one photo. The layout has one main and three smaller photos to complement and highlight one another. The three small similar photos create repetition and interest. By placing the photos with spaces between them, it creates lines on the page that anchors and join the images.


To create the layout, cut two diagonal strips of Life is Good paper and adhere to top and bottom edges of the background paper. Cut strips of black Here & Now, My Happy text and red Hello crosses (by cutting cross design diagonally, it turns the + into an x).

Raise the die cut numbers with foam strips or with cardboard strips adhered to the back of the letters. Adhere a thin black paper strip to top diagonal strip. Add puffy sticker accent to strip.  

Adhere red strip above diagonal strip on bottom of page. Mat text strip onto black paper with a strip of black paper below. Add a flair, label, diction sticker and puffy shape stickers to complete embellishment cluster on left-hand side.


Adhere ‘Hello’ 6X6” paper pad sheet onto black paper. Trim yellow ‘Here & Now’ 6X6” paper pad sheet and adhere onto black paper leaving a small space between two yellow sheets. Trim black paper leaving a thin border. Adhere ‘the day was just perfect’ brag card or other suitable card to right-hand side of ‘hello’ paper. Add ephemera elements, diction stickers, labels, flair and puffy sticker arrow and pink dot to complete cluster. Adhere small photos to back of ephemera photo frames and adhere on layout to right of left edge of ‘hello’ paper. You can raise these with foam strips or with cardstock trimmed to size. Add main photo and any other embellishments to complete layout.

Remember to share your projects and layouts created with the various Fancy Pants Designs collections on the Fancy Pants Designs Facebook page!

Fancy Pants Designs collections used: Happy Place




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Family Tree Week: Bright Cheerful Memories


Happy Monday, Fancy Pants friends! This week is all about family… our relationships and the ties that bind. Join us and get inspired to honor the precious bonds within your family, too!

Good morning! Nicole here to share a holiday memory page using four or more photos. The holidays tend to bring people closer and family bonds over the magic of the season.

Truth is, I have had these photos in my “to-do” pile for quite a while now and the new Wish Season collection was just perfect for me to get them put to paper!

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I started by placing my four photos in a grid on my page and then cracked open the 6×6 paper pad to create the Christmas tree on the left side of my page. I cut three different triangle shapes and layered them together with some of the new Wish Season puffy stickers, diecuts and buttons to create the tree.

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I finished off the bottom of my page with some layered tags, a flair badge and some diecuts!

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If you want to see my process of this project please check it out here!

Fancy Pants Designs collections used: Wish SeasonHappy Place

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Picture This: Yosemite


Hello Friends! Yuki here today to share another travel page using the Fancy Pants Designs summer collections with you. In Picture This, we will try to create a project with four or more photos.


I chose the b-side of the whales patterned paper from the Summer Sun collection as the base for this layout. The simple stripe patterned and muted color of this paper will be perfect for the layouts with multiple photos.


I used the Alphabet Pack for the title work of this project. I put a silver strip under my letters.

I love the fun and colorful letters in the Alphabet Pack!


For the frame of a 3”x 3” square photo I used this patterned frame from the Insta Pack. I printed the map of Yosemite National park on the Vellum paper and put it under the photos.


I punched holes on a 4”x 3” Dream. Explore. Discover. card from the Brag Cards and tied it to a solid paper. I got my daughter writing her journal about her trip to Yosemite on the back of the card.


Thank you so much for stopping by! Remember to share your inspired projects using Fancy Pants Designs products on our Facebook page!

Fancy Pants Designs collections used: Making WavesSummer SunOffice SuiteSilver Foil Paper , Vellum paper


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Picture This: Funny Faces


Hello everyone, Alena here today sharing a project using the Office Suite collection. 

This layout is about us. We like to make faces in front of the camera. These fun photos I decided to use in my layout.

I love this collection. The patterns are very versatile and fit perfectly for all. For the background I used three diagonal stripes. I think it looks unusual.


Photos lifted using foam pads.  From the pages of “Lunch Break” I cut out the beautiful flowers and arranged them in the composition.


Thanks for stopping by today!

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Office Suite

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