Today I created some pretty cards with the new The Bright Side Collection! This is such a beautiful paper collection, that reminds me of the
beginning of spring. When early in the morning everything is so
vibrant and alive.
The Ephemera and tags are the perfect companion to either the 12×12
paper or the 6×6 paper pad, especially if you love to create cards.
Each of the cards below measure 4.25 x 5×5 inches for reference.
Fancy Pants Designs The Birght Side Ephemera
Fancy Pants Designs The Bright Side Tags
Fancy Pants Designs The Bright Side Chipboard Stickers
Fancy Pants Designs The Bright Side Puffy Shape Stickers
Fancy Pants Designs The Bright Side 6×6 paper pad
Here is the first card: “It’s a Beautiful Day”!
I love the rainboots in this collection. “Dare to Dance in the Rain”…
And a classic “Rise and shine” card. Love this happy look!
There you have 3 gorgeous cards created from the new The Bright Side Collection! Get in in stores now! Thanks for joining me on the blog today!Read More
Hi there friends,
Zsoka here with you today sharing my latest layout.
I’ve been waiting for the new collections impatiently, especially The Bright Side. Have you seen it? Oh my goodness! It’s so unique, the colors are so fresh and the designs are so pretty and fun! Amber LaBau did it again!
When I got my package I went to work right away, I knew exactly which papers I wanted to use first.
The other thing I really wanted to use on my layout was one of the crochet flowers! Well actually I would have used more but there’s only 2 in a pack, so I’m hoarding the other one for now!
I started with my title. I chose a font I liked in Silhouette Studio and blew up the title to a big size, then cut it from a yellow patterned paper. I adhered this to the green-white striped paper and hand stitched around it using embroidery floss. The layout itself is a very simple and quick one, so I thought I might as well spend some time adding stitching. I actually feel bad if a layout comes together too quickly haha! Once done, I glued this strip of paper onto my background paper.
The paper I chose for my background has a subtle grid pattern and that amazing floral print at the top. I knew I wanted to put my photo there, but it covered the sides and I didn’t like that. So with heavy heart I took an exacto knife and started cutting around the leaves so I can tuck my photo under them. I say with heavy heart because I’m seriously bad with the exacto knife. Luckily I haven’t messed it up!
I added a couple of layers of tissue paper behind my photo to give it a bit of dimension. Then I placed it where I wanted it and glued it down. I haven’t used an awful lot of embellishments, I wanted to keep the rest of the layout simple. So I just layered some tags and die cut pieces around my photo, one die cut flower on my title and of course the crochet flower! God I love that flower!
As for the scooter! It was meant to be! This photo was taken in Sicily so I thought the scooter must go on the layout. If not now, when? Ha!
To finish off my layout I stamped my date on a tab and added some black ink splatters.
That’s it guys! I hope these colors makes you smile today!
Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!
Hello, Fancy Friends!
It’s Jodi here with a new project featuring our brand new The Bright Side Collection! So…how many Target dollar spot shoppers do we have out there? Probably all of you! I picked up this simple felt banner in the dollar spot a while back and it was just sitting in my craft bin waiting for the perfect way to be used… along came this new collection…the perfect match! There was a purple and a bright orange piece that I took out, but the rest of the pieces were bright and cheery and perfect for a spring time banner!
I wanted to keep it simple and clean, but add a couple of my favorite photos as the highlight. This project was quick and easy and I only used a couple sheets of 12×12 paper for the banner backgrounds, an ephemera pack, puffy dot stickers and the crocheted flowers! And of the papers and products are from The Bright Side Collection, including the darling crochet flowers that we brought back for this spring collection! Don’t you just love them?
Here are a few close ups (I found the cute, colorful and perfectly coordinating ceramic strawberry baskets at Walmart):
And here are a few more close-up so of the banner project! Create your own… this collection is in stores now (shop local first ;)! ) and can also be found on our website www.makeaprettylife.com .
Here’s hoping that Spring will arrive soon now that I’ve put my banner up!
Happy Spring!Read More
Hey everyone! Welcome back to the Fancy Pants blog – today I went BIG with my title using the great diecuts from the Sweet Nothings collection for my project.
Truth is, aside from the yellow background paper, the rest of this layout is all embellishments. I layered some Sweet Nothings sticky notes, with ephemera, puffy stickers and a lot of stitching!
The diecut letters have holes on the top of them, so I hid that with the great puffy sequin stickers and some pretty floral diecuts too!
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