Fancy Friday

Fancy Friday - 3D Gifting Fun!

Hello and welcome back! It's time for the September Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team)! This month we're featuring 3D items, for gift giving and many other reasons. You're in for a creative treat, so be sure to circle all the way around the hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Susan's blog, my friend from New Zealand. Wasn't her project so cute?!

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I had the idea to make some ornaments using the Clear Tiny Treat Boxes in the diorama style. I used both the Hearts Come Home Bundle and the Night in Bethlehem Bundle.

3D Ornaments featuring Clear Tiny Treat Boxes from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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Fancy Friday - Large Font Love

Hello and welcome back! It's time for the August Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team)! This month we're celebrating our love for large fonts, and all the great stamp sets that feature them. You're in for a creative treat, so be sure to circle all the way around the hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Jennifer's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project!

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I decided to play around with the Happy Celebrations Photopolymer Stamp Set and the coordinating Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders. And, I wanted to play around with some color-blocking techniques.

Birthday cards featuring the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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Fancy Friday - Memories & More

Hello, and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Sue's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun cards!

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For this month's theme, we decided to show you several projects that you can make with the new Memories & More card packs and accessories. I'm using the Color Theory pack, which is focused on the seasons of the year. I decided to make a pocket page and also two cards to share.

Pocket page and friendship cards featuring the Memories & More Color Theory Card Pack from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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Fancy Friday - Favorite Five!

Hello, and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Susan's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project!

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Fancy Friday - 2017-2019 In-Color Challenge

Hello, and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Cathy's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project!

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This month, we are highlighting different color combinations using the 2017-2019 In Colors. I chose to use Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst. I took this color combo from the upcoming Designer Series Paper called Naturally Eclectic (less two of the colors). Also, for each project I used four of the five colors instead of all five together.

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 These cards were all inspired by a card I made last week here. I used the same retiring stamp set for the greetings, called Double Take. I kept the focus on the greetings, and made a variety of watercolor backgrounds to highlight them with.

Bold greeting cards featuring the Double Take stamp set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn for Fancy Friday.

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Fancy Friday - Artwork Challenge

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Erica's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project! Our challenge this week is an "art challenge", and our creative assignment was to make a project without words or greetings on the outside, featuring only art.

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Fancy Friday - Step It Up

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Becky's blog, and I'm sure you loved her project! Make sure you welcome her back to our team!

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Fancy Friday - Think Pink!

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends. You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Connie's blog, and I'm sure her project was beautiful!

This month for Fancy Friday, we're all crushing on pink! We started with the inspiring graphic below. I loved the cupcakes, and pulled the birthday theme from the balloons. It also made me wish I had some donut stamps!

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Fancy Friday - Just Because

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Jeanna's blog, and I'm sure she her project was very inspiring!

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Fancy Friday - Neutrals Theme

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Cindy's blog, and I'm sure she inspired you with her project.

This month we have a theme/color challenge focusing on whites, neutrals and winter. Since it's cold outside here in North America, it's not too hard to create along with this theme! I decided to break out the Mountain Adventure Photopolymer Stamp Set, since I don't think it had seen ink yet! I do this to myself every time...I buy so many sets from the Holiday Catalog that I never have time to play with them all before Christmas rolls around and the catalog retires. I have a goal to make some more cards and tags before the end of 2016 to share with you, so stop by and get some more inspiration in the next few weeks.

I made two cards that could be used for a few different reasons in the winter months including Valentine's Day, thinking of you or even a birthday if you changed out the greeting. I love the scene building options with this set.

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Winter white and neutral cards featuring the Mountain Advensture stamp set from Stampin' Up! by Marisa Gunn for Fancy Friday.

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