Friday, April 25, 2014

Featured Guest Designer for Challenge 112- Pearls and Lace

Hello and happy Friday!

 
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Today the Fussy and Fancy girls
are happy to introduce
our very talented
Guest Designer

Norma Gomez


 
Here's a little about Norma: 
 
Hello, my name is Norma and I am a full time working mother of 3 beautiful children with completely different personalities.
 
I have a Princess and two boys that are ages 10 and 11 years.
 
I craft to relax and unwind from a days work.
(crafting is my therapy.. who knew it'd be just as expensive as real therapy..lol)
 
My crafting life started rather quickly. It was a cricut expression machine gifted in Christmas of 2011.
 
From there I started party decorating for my children.  
I loved putting things together, so naturally my craft room began to grow! (much to my husbands horror..lol.. )
 
I dabbled in cards for a bit but found my true love in altering and mixed media.
 
Currently I party plan only for my princess who is 3 and craft with no particular purpose..just for fun. =)
 
Thank you for the guest designer spot! and I hope my creation inspires you all to create for fun!
 

 

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Norma has made a Lovely altered
paper mache Dress Form
for our current, "Pearls and Lace", challenge!



 

Norma, We love that you chose to create this
lovely dress form instead of a card!
 
The, "Sweet Sentiments" Graphic 45 paper that you
very carefully wrapped around the dress form is
simply lovely!  What a pretty pastel green colour!
 
And just look at all of the pretty lace and the lovely
pearl necklace!  perfect for our challenge!
 
The fun sash and pretty hand made pink flower
add the perfect finishing touches!
 
What a beautiful mannequin display you have created!
 
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 Your in for a real treat when you visit 
Norma's blog

Creative Imagination by Norma G

 
to read more about her lovely project and
to see more of her beautiful creations!
I do hope that you can stop by to visit her.
 
It's been a real pleasure, Norma
Thank you for sharing your
talent with us!
 
 
xx Happy crafting xx
 


Fussy and Fancy Challenge 111 - It's All About Travel Winners


Hello and
Happy Friday
Fussy and Fancy followers!
 
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Thank you to everyone that
entered our 
"It's All About Travel Challenge"
Hosted by our very sweet
and talented Jo Rice!
 

Your entries were all so
fun and creative demonstrating lots
of fun Travel ideas!
It was such a pleasure to visit
all of your blogs!
 

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We have lots of

WINNERS

to announce!


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First we would like to thank
Heather Dennis at
Fresh Brewed Designs
http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.com/
 
for sponsoring our,
"It's All About Travel" Challenge
with such a generous prize.
 
3 digi stamps of your choice
and the fun candy prize below! 

 
 
 
With the help of Random.org
The winner of
Fresh Brewed Designs
3 digi images and candy prize is
 

 
From
What a wonderful Vintage Travel theme card!
Congratulations Viv!
Please e-mail Sheryl at
 
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Now for our new
Featured Guest Designer Winner!
With the help of Random.org
the winner is

 
 Just look at this wonderfully
creative Travel themed card!

 
Congratulations
Maureen!
 
Please contact Sheryl at
or fussyandfancy@hotmail.co.uk
for your individual details

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And now onto
Jo Rice's
Top 5
(in no particular order)

#4  Vic

 
 #9 Ike



#28 Kerstin

 
 

 
Thank you, Jo! 
Congratulations to you all and
please make sure you grab our
Top 5 badge from the side bar!

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Our current challenge:
 is being hosted by our
very talented Ivonne and
will run until midnight on
1st May (GMT)
We hope that you can join us!

xx Happy crafting xx
 




Friday, April 18, 2014

Challenge 112 - Pearls and Lace

Happy Friday
Fussy and Fancy followers!

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We will be announcing 
the winner of
Fresh Brewed Designs
candy prize
along with
Jo's Top 5 picks
and our new
Featured Guest Designer
next Friday, 25th April.
Please pop by then to see if you
are amongst the winners!

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Our challenge for the next
fortnight is hosted by our
very talented

Ivonne



Hi! My name is Ivonne and I live in
San Juan, Puerto Rico.
I am mother of an 18 year old beautiful young lady, who makes me proud every day. 
I work full time in an accounting firm as an Information Technology Specialist. 
I’ve been crafting since I was a little girl.
 I’ve done macramé, cold porcelain, scrapbooking, mosaics and a few more.
A few years ago, and thanks to my best friend Kathya, I started making cards and I loved it immediately.
 My favorite thing to do is coloring, especially with Copics, I love, love, love it, it’s my stress reliever! I am always trying to learn new techniques and to improve my coloring skills.
I can stay hours looking at what other card makers do, admiring all of your creations and learning a lot from each and every one of you.
 That’s why I can hardly wait to see what you are going to create for our new challenge.

Big hug, Ivonne 

 
The challenge Ivonne has chosen is:



Pearls and Lace
 
Here is the beautiful card
that Ivonne has created!

Craftables Dies - Eiffel Tower Die
Marianne Designs Craftables Dies - Square and Flower Stitch (Inside of the card)

 
 
Ivonne will be choosing the
Top 5 Winners
for this challenge!

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Our sponsor for this challenge is
I think that most of us are already
familiar with Marianne Design and
their wonderful crafting products!
 
I own quite a few of their die cuts
and they are always the perfect die
to use for beautiful, elaborate embellishments
with precise clean cut lines.
They are really nice quality!
 
Marianne Designs is a Dutch owned craft company
based in the Netherlands.
Their products are available in 18 countries around the world! 
They produce a wide range of products which represent a complete
concept of paper crafts.
There are different lines of stamps and dies with matching papers
and materials to decorate your cards or scrapbooking pages.
Products are chosen carefully for mixing and matching
and stimulating creativity.

We are so excited to share the
very generous die cut sets
that Marianne Design is providing for
one lucky winner who
enters this challenge!


 
 
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And now, spreading lots of pearls and lace
along with wonderful
ideas to inspire you for our, 
Pearls and Lace challenge

Here are the
very talented and creative

Fussy and Fancy Girls!

Norma
Marianne Design dies used:
- LR0130 Designer Doily set (for the flower)
- LR0133 Open Flower Classic set (for the leaves)
- LR0249 Tiny Flower 2 (swirls/flourishes)
 
 

 JUDY
exploding box
Marianne Creatables anja Die
Marianne Creatables Heart Die
 
 
 
 
 

Laila
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I hope you can pop by the girls blogs
to read about their lovely creations.
They would love a visit from you!

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You can also enter our challenges via email

We have an email entry blog set up where
your cards are placed, entered into the
challenge via the linking tool and 
commented on by our design team.

Email:  fussyandfancy@hotmail.com

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You have until midnight on
1st May (GMT) to enter


We look forward to seeing your
"Pearls and Lace" creations!

**Happy Crafting**
 



Friday, April 11, 2014

Featured Guest Designer for Challenge 111 - It's All About Travel

Hello and happy Friday!

 
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Today the Fussy and Fancy girls
are happy to introduce
our very talented
Guest Designer

Elizabeth Hart


 
Here's a little about Elizabeth: 
 
I have been making cards and paper crafts for over 14 years.

During the day I teach AP Government and Politics to
high school students, but often I
cannot wait to get home to start creating.

I love paper most of all and cannot resist a
pretty pad of new papers.

My puppy is a Bichon and she loves to rip apart any stray papers I might leave about.
And, last but not least, I am fortunate to have a husband that helps support my fun hobby.

 

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Elizabeth has made a Lovely card
for our, "It's All About Travel", challenge
using our current sponsor
"Fresh Brewed Designs"
"Suitcase" digi


 

Elizabeth, Your
Travel themed card is so
fun and cheerful!
 
The pretty chevron design paper is
the perfect compliment for the striped
suitcase stamp!  Such pretty colours and
how special that you added a matching
chevron patterned button!
 
I love the pretty lace peeking out from
beneath your framed image.
 
The beautiful velvet ribbon topped
with the lovely
flower makes the aqua coloured stripes
on the suitcase really pop.
 
The pretty pearls, flowers and heart add the
perfect finishing touches to
such a lovely and fun card!
 
 
 
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 Your in for a real treat when you visit 
Elizabeth's blog

Warm Harted
 
to read more about her lovely card and
to see more of her beautiful creations!
I do hope that you can stop by to visit her.
 
It's been a real pleasure, Elizabeth
Thank you for sharing your
talent with us!
 
 
xx Happy crafting xx
 


Fussy and Fancy Challenge 110 - Shabby Chic Winners!


Hello and
Happy Friday
Fussy and Fancy followers!
 
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Thank you to everyone that
entered our 
Shabby Chic Challenge
Hosted by our very sweet
and talented Judy!
 

Your entries were all so
Lovely, creative, lacy and inspiring!
It was such a pleasure to visit
all of your blogs!



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We have lots of

WINNERS
to announce!

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First we would like to thank
Sandra Mathis at
for sponsoring our Vintage Challenge
with such a generous prize.
 
With the help of Random.org
the winner of the
Live and Love Crafts
Store Voucher is


 

 
What a lovely purple
floral card!  I love the button centers
 
Congratulations Karien
Please e-mail Sheryl at
 
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Now for our new
Featured Guest Designer Winner!
With the help of Random.org
the winner is
 
 Just look at this gorgeous
Shabby Chic clock
 she created!

 
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Congratulations
Norma
Please contact Sheryl at
or fussyandfancy@hotmail.co.uk
for your individual details

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And now onto
Judy's
Top 5
(in no particular order)

#3 Aartje
 
 #15 Macarena


#68 Danielle C.
Melia on her Shell Phone by Mo's Digital Pencil using pink Maja paper and Scrapbook Maven products

LHOSM girls only
 
Thank you, Judy
Congratulations to you all and
please make sure you grab our
Top 5 badge from the side bar!

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Our current challenge:
 is being hosted by our
very talented Jo Rice and
will run until midnight on
17th April (GMT)
We hope that you can join us!

xx Happy crafting xx