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Product Spotlight: Like Father Like Son Cards

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Got boys? This week's Product Spotlight is the perfect combination of edgy and masculine. With 12 different designs on one side and a hip polka-dotted pattern on the other, the Like Father Like Son Cards are great for a wide variety of subjects and projects (even non-boy projects).

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Take a look at some of these cool ideas from our Design Team.

 TimeOut

Time Out by Amy Peterman
I love the word bubble on the cards paper. When I saw it, I knew I had to use it to record one of the many funny things my daughters say. Well, Josie came up with a great one the other day. She announced, "I wanna go time out!" Usually I'm the one to tell her she needs a time out, but she took it upon herself to make that decision. Too funny! So, I took her quote and used it as the title of my layout, using the word bubble as part of the title. I also used part of one of the cards to record where we were and the year (to the right of the title).


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Rock Star
by Anne Jo Lexander
Anne Jo says, "What I truly love about the cards-papers is that they usually make it so easy to whip up a card in a snap. So many card-esque motifs to chose between! And you don't have to stick to the "logical" lines either - for the card used as background I actually added/cut a part of the next card as well - the upper scalloped border - it's sort of belongs to the next card. The title was cut out from another card as well - so you could say the cover of this card is made outta three cards from the paper (um, am I saying cards too often? :p). For the inside I cut out a lined paper from the same collection - it's lined, decorative and matches the rest of the card. Yay!"

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Backpack Tag & Card by Cindy Tobey
Cindy says, “I love this masculine collection and knew it would be just perfect for my son’s backpack tag this school year. I used a clear badge holder (you can buy these at an office supply store) to protect the tag from wear and tear, lamination works great too. I combined two of the cards to create the front of the tag. I hand stitched the felt stars to the outside of the plastic badge holder. For the back of the tag I added a cute photo of my son – you could also add personal info here. I used the “Rock Star” card to decorate a special greeting card that I will sneak into my son’s pencil box, to wish him well on his first day of third grade. I added a pencil loop with some Fancy Pants ribbon so that I could attach a cool new mechanical pencil to the card – my son loves mechanical pencils – especially orange ones!

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MyDad

My Dad by Kay Rogers
Kay used several cards on her layout. She says, "The title is made up of three cards. I cut out the circle, the stars, and altered the 'my Hero' card."


Stay-together

Stay Together by Staci Taylor
Staci explains, "One of the many things that I love about Fancy Pants Products is how well the different lines work together. I combined patterned papers from the Road Show and Kraft Kuts lines for my layouts, and I also found that an image from the Like Father Like Son cards sheet worked itself in perfectly, too!  I cut out the oval bookplate image from the Cards sheet to house my title on. I loved how this enabled me to bring a pop of orange in (to tie in my background), and it was the perfect size for my title. I then attached ribbon to both sides and used some pop dots for added dimension."

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Thanks for stopping by. Come back again on Monday for our weekly Fancy This project, when Kay Rogers will be back sharing her creativity with you!
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-Amy Peterman

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