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Tuscany Vacation

09/12/18

Hello crafty friends. It’s Anna here with my second inspiration created with “On Our Way” collection. I am a huge fan of every travel / summer themed collection and this one is no exception. Bold, vivid colors are to fun to work with but the ephemera pack is to die for. I love all those funny inscriptions included into this pack. Just a real life “words”, because travels are not always perfect.
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I really like stamp set that is included into this collection and I decided to use it to customize my background. You do not need much to make similar one – just a white cardstock and few colorful ink pads.
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It took me like half an hour to get stamping done. I didn’t want to overload the page and cover the background so I decided to keep it simple. I cut the title using my Silhouette Cameo and 6*6 paper pad. It’s just perfect for cutting smaller elements.
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My layout is about my favorite place I visited so far – Tuscany. Those lovely hills, with rows of cyprysses leading to traditional villas. Fields filled with grapevines and olive trees makes you want to sit and relax. Trully idyllic place.
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After adding a title and picture and I picked few pieces from ephemera pack to finish my project. I also added flair button and few buttons from Flair and button mix.
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Simple and easy. I will also add my journaling on the page but I wanted to keep it private :) I hope you feel inspired by my project and you will also reach for stamps to create your own background.
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Thank you for stopping by.
Anna
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Creative Card Trio

09/11/18

Hey Fancy Pants Designs Fans!
Hi!  It’s Amy T back with you again with a fun card trio featuring the On Our Way collection.
Today by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I love the Planes, Trains & Automobiles stripe panel.  I used a oval die and centered it on the panel.  I used an ephemera piece from The Bright Side Collection.  Love how you can mix and match collections.
Today close up by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I love wreaths on doors.  I think it is a welcoming touch for guests.  The wreath and family ephemera do not have any adhesive on them.  The clothes pin anchors them on the card.
Flight plan duo by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
This card duo were made especially for some friends that are both pilots.  Le’ts chat about the Flight Plan one first.
Flight plan by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I’m smitten by this color duo, aren’t you?  So unexpected but fresh and fun.  I used a star die and added another star to the tag from the Tag collection.  I added a die cut hello from my stash.
thanks by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
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 On Our Way Collection, it is filled with such fun colors and designs!
Thank you so much for stopping by!
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Welcome Banner

09/10/18

Hello, Friends! Maryám here with you to share a new Project using Fancy Pants Designs Magnolia Moments Collection.

For today’s post, I have created two garlands, one has a lot of rosettes and the other one has some banners/little flags.

Here is a look at both garlands:

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For the first one, I created some paper rosettes and I added some chipboard spools to some of them. Once I had them all done, I adhered a piece of paper on the back because I wanted to hang them on my wall.

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For the second one, I cut some banners and some circles from the back side of the ‘our story’ paper. I placed the circles over the banners and also added some of the puffy alphas and created the word welcome.

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I hope you liked these ideas. Let me know if you have any questions.

Have a wonderful day!

xoxo,

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Happily Ever After

09/07/18

Hello friends! Last month I shared a page I created in my journaling bible using products from the Magnolia Moments line! I’m back today to share another!
I loved the paper from this collection and when I saw this navy print with these tiny houses I knew I wanted to cut them out and use them as little pieces of ephemera.
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On this specific page I’m documenting how living in the Spirit and being thankful for all my family, friends,. and neighbors is definitely a happy ever after! I cut the little houses to make a cute little neighborhood and even though this little tree wasn’t really a “tree” it worked out perfectly. It’s a simple page with a lot of impact and gratitude!
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Again I hope this inspires you to not only think outside the normal bible journaling supplies but also look at different ways to use pieces of patterned paper in all your projects!
Until next time…cheers,
Stephanie
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Homemade Cards

09/06/18

Magnolia Trio Set
Hello Friends! I know a lot of you really want to start creating cards, but it seems really hard. If that thought is crossing your mind, you could be overthinking a design.
Today I have a super simple set of cards, that can be created with just a few items
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This card set is using the new Magnolia Moments collection.  It has that Urban Farmhouse look that is so on trend right now.
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The base of the cards are all the same. White cardstock, with two different pattern papers adhered directly to the cardfront.
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What makes each card different is the placement of the diecuts, which were adhered with foam adhesive.
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My advice, is to start with a simple design. Then create a bunch of cards with that design until you are bored with it, and then repeat with another simple design.
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Gather. Family. Hi. Card Trio

09/05/18

Hey Fancy Pants Designs Fans!
Hi!  It’s Amy T back with you again with a fun card trio.  I’m featuring Magnolia Moments Collection!
August Magnolia trio by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
Let’s start with the Family Wreath.
Family by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I love wreaths on doors.  I think it is a welcoming touch for guests.  The wreath and family ephemera do not have any adhesive on them.  The clothes pin anchors them on the card.
Family close up by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
My next card is one that will go postal to one of my friends.
Gather by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I’m gathering with friends for a brunch this month.  Summers are tough to coordinate schedules so I always cherish our time together
My final card is my favorite:
Hi by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
The Letterboard Embellishments are truly amazing.  I really wanted it to shine so I just backed it with a panel from the Magnolia Moments collection.  That sweet bird is from the coordinating ephemera pack.
Hi close up by Amy Tsuruta for Fancy Pants Designs
I hope you check out the Magnolia Moments Collection, it really is gorgeous!
Thank you so much for stopping by!
Amy
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