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POOL time!


Hello, Fancy Pants Friends!
As soon as I saw the Poolside collection, I knew I had the perfect pictures for it. My son is a fish, and would spend all day every day in the pool. I took these photos of him in our condo pool and couldn’t wait to scrap them.
I can’t even get over this cute boy ephemera, which was perfect for my cute boy!  Isn’t it the best?  There are so many options in this set and they are all so adorable!
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I also used some pieces from  The Bright Side Collection to accent this project!
I actually grabbed the light blue journal block from The Bright Side  and it was perfect with the cute sun ephemera.
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I know you’re going to love Poolside just as much as I do!  Summer can’t arrive soon enough, right?  Thanks for joining me today!


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A Butterfly Flurry.. Let’s Celebrate!


Hi lovelies,

Zsoka back with you today sharing a new layout I’ve created. I’ve used the gorgeous The Bright Side collection on this one!


I picked a butterfly cut file I liked (one of the butterflies in the Butterfly Cluster cut file by Paige Taylor Evans) and cut it from different patterned papers and in different sizes. I then stitched 3-4 together, using my sewing machine.


I also cut another cut file from textured white card stock (The Chicken Wire by The Cut Shoppe), then I started putting my layout together. I picked a blue striped paper from the Family&Co collection for my background. I love this paper!


I then adhered the Chicken Wire cut file to my background paper. I didn’t put glue everyone on the cut file because I wanted to create a dimensional look. I arranged the butterflies the way I liked them, then glued them down.


I layered some tissue paper, tags and die cuts behind both photos and placed them on the layout. For my journaling I used a journaling spot. To finish off my layout I added a chipboard title and a few chipboard hearts.


I hope you like how it turned out! I love dimension and layered hearts/butterflies/etc give so much texture to the layout too! I realise this style is not for everyone, but it is certainly my style!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!


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It’s All Good!


Good morning! Nicole here today to share another project with you using The Bright Side collection.  What I love most about this collection, are all the bright colors and patterns. Although there are some “prettier” elements in the collection, it translates well into masculine projects too!
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To make this project, I used the 6″x6″ paper pad to fill in the empty spaces in a diecut background from my digital cutting machine. I mixed up the pattern and color of the shapes as I filled in the design on the page. I mounted the entire thing on a piece of neutral kraft cardstock and then again on the black stitched patterned paper in the collection.
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I loved the pop of black, so I grabbed one of the felt banner shapes from Fancy Pants and used it to make a bold title on my page. The felt banner makes it so easy to add a nice big and bold title on your project and I love texture that the felt adds too.
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Thanks for joining me today!  And if you’re looking for these items and can’t find them at your local shops, you can visit our retail site HERE because I know those felt banners can be hard to come by these days!
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The Good Stuff Mini Album by Maryam


Hey, Friends!

Maryám here with you to share a new project using The Bright Side Collection. For today’s project, I made a mini album. The size of it is about 3×5 inches but there are also some pages that are a bit smaller.



In this page, I decided to add a pocket with sequins. I made the pocket from one of the photo sheets from the Fancy Pants Designs Insta Album.



For this page, I used vellum sheet. Over it, I added the words Fun Day using the puffy alphabet stickers from the Sweet Nothings Collection.



For the middle page, I decided to make some pockets. I had a lot of photos that I wanted to include and pockets are great for that.






In this page, I had the other part of the sequin pocket but in here, I added a phrase using the same alphabet I used before. In the right side of these pages, there is a vellum pocket, I put a photo and a tag in it.





And that’s it for today friends! I hope you liked this mini album. Please, let me know if you have any questions by commenting below. 

Have an amazing week!


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Welcome…Mary-Ann Maldonado!



Good morning!

I am excited to back with Fancy Pants for another term.  I hope that you will continue to be inspired by what I create with the FP product and with the other girls on the team.  It is a fun place to be!

I have been crafting since I was a child. Macaroni art with my mom, the girl scout leader and my own style of traditional scrapbooking all through high school.  I started to really incorporating pretty papers and embellishments in 2000.  5 years before my boy was born.  Being married to a Marine, we had plenty of memories and stories that I needed to document.  I have enjoyed myself ever since.

For todays post, I created a silly layout about Snapchat.  I recently discovered how to actually use the app.  (I was schooled by a teenager!)  My son HATES when I capture him with the different filters but I think it is so much fun.  You can see in one of these photos that I am seriously laughing.  It is a hoot.


I used the fun red and blue bits from The Bright Side Collection.  I layered triangular papers with ephemera and a large banner that I created, ties it all together.


I used a black title because I had tucked in a black piece of ephemera, used black word paper and twine from the tags.


I love the bright colors on this collection.  There are so many directions you can go with this line.  I have another layout later in the month that will be mostly yellow and black and all boy so be sure to check in for all the ideas from our team!

Thanks for popping in.

Mary-Ann Maldonado


Products Used: The  Bright Side

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Welcome…Maryam Perez!


Hello Friends!

Maryám here with you today. I still can’t believe it, but this is my very first post as a part of the Fancy Pants Design Team and I’m super excited to be here!! Thanks, Jodi, for this amazing opportunity.

For today’s project, I used The Bright Side Collection. I fell in love with this collection since the first time I saw it, and once my box arrived home, I started working with it right away.


The papers from this collection are beautiful and I wanted to make a layout showcasing them. I searched on Pinterest for some quilt patterns and once I found one I liked, I did the same but using papers!!  Once I had the background of my page done, I added the photo and some ephemera pieces, as well as some chipboard stickers. I also added a label and stamped the date of the photo on it. To finish my layout I added some pink ink splatters.

Here are some close-ups photos.









That’s it for today friends! I hope you liked this project. Please, let me know if you have any questions. I can’t wait to see what you will create with this beautiful collection.
Have a wonderful day!



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