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Friday, October 31, 2014

Introducing our Newest FUSSY AND FANCY GIRLS!

Hello and happy Friday!
Please scroll down
for our current challenge
Today I
am delighted to introduce
our newest
That's right!
We found even more talent to
inspire you with!

I am so very proud to introduce
you to these very lovely and
super talented ladies!
 I know that you will enjoy
getting to know them!

 Hi, My name is Diane Hover and my blog is Nellies Nest,
named after my dog Nellie.  
I always get a good laugh when people leave me a comment and say
"beautiful card Nellie",
I didn't know she was so talented!!  
I am married a second time to a wonderful man and we have
 5 kiddos between us,
and they have blessed us with 18 grandchildren and
we now have 2 greats...
and I am NOT that old, really!!
  I live in the winter wonderland state of Michigan...pretty, but it can get
darn right cold at times!!
I LOVE paper crafting and got into it years ago when I was in a
business with my sister called, "Cabin On The Creek".
We used to stamp all our own primitive tags for our sewn
Santa's and such.

I think what really got me into the paper crafting, besides doing
scrapbooking was all the gorgeous papers that were
available, they remind me of fabric.
So now I use my million dollar sewing machine to sew
on my I love that look and at least it is getting used!!
Besides my paper crafting I love to cook (and eat) and have
big weedy flower gardens that I work in whenever I can.
I have a great sense of humor, but take my card making very seriously!  
As for a style, I think my favorite is Shabby Chic..I just love that look!!!

I am looking forward to being on this amazing team of the
"Fussy and Fancy" girls
 and can't wait to get started with my first project!!!
Thanks for listening and I can't wait to see all YOUR projects in our challenges!!
Diane Hover

Hi everyone
My name is Gunn-Eirill, I am 45 years young,
living in South of Norway with 3 children and my lovely husband,
and one cat called Gardfield along with 100 fish.

I have always been crafting.  When I was 5 years old I was cross stitching,
at 6 years old, I was making my own clothing, and so on....

in 2007 I was hooked on paper, and now I am a hoarder.
I just love paper, trims, bling, pearls, know girls..

My style as a scrapper is easy to explain: 3D, building weird things for
no use and no reason.  I am using my Shilhouette machine to make my own
templates.  I do always have some crazy ideas in my head
for what I am going to make, so I have 3-5 projects on my desk,
and 50 more in my head.  I wish that I had more time to make all the things
I day I will....I hope...

Hugs from Gunn-Eirill


Thank you so much for having me Sheryl.  
What a wonderful surprise when
I returned home from vacation to find your lovely note.  I’m thrilled to be joining
this talented team of designers.
I’ve been a blogger since 2011 and have had the good fortune to be on some great teams,
Fussy & Fancy Friday now being one of them.  
I love to colour with Copics, collect designer paper and digital stamps.
I like to use stitching on my cards and have a very eclectic style….some days CAS,
other days throwing everything on.
My dear husband and I love to travel and enjoy time spent with family. 
I look forward to working with everyone and seeing all of
your creative entries here at Fussy and Fancy!
Hugs, Pat K xx

You are in for a lovely treat when you
visit these ladies blogs!


welcome to Fussy and Fancy, Ladies!

We are all looking forward to
seeing your
lovely creations! 


xx Happy crafting xx


Fussy and Fancy Challenge #126 - Thankful

Happy Friday
Fussy and Fancy followers!!
We will be announcing the
of our "Orange and Black" challenge
(sponsored by Marianne Design)
along with
Jo's Top 5 picks
and our new
Featured Guest Designer
next Friday November 7th.
Please pop by then to see if you
are amongst the winners!
For the next fortnight here at
Fussy and Fancy
we would love for all of you
to join our
"Thankful" challenge
Thanksgiving or Thank you cards 
Sheryl will be choosing the Top 5 
We are being sponsored by
the very generous 
Fresh Brewed Designs

Heather, the super sweet and very
talented owner, is offering
One lucky winner
3 digi stamps
of your choice from her store!
Here is a little about
Hi, I'm Heather Dennis, the artist and owner of
Fresh Brewed Designs,
a small online company that has been
offering a wide variety of digital
and rubber stamps since November 2010,
designed to meet the
needs of paper crafting addicts everywhere.
With over 30 categories to choose from and new additions each month, our
range of products is expanding all of the time.
We would love for you to visit our blog and facebook page,
where fresh ideas are always percolating.
We also have BIG NEWS!
Every month in 2014 we will be giving away
We are always happy to be a sponsor here at
Fussy and Fancy Challenge Blog.
And now I am very proud to
share the beautiful and inspiring
work done by the
Fussy and Fancy Girls
for our
Thankful Challenge!



I hope you can pop by the girls blogs
to read about their lovely creations.

They would love a visit from you!


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.





You have until midnight on

13th November (GMT) to enter


We look forward to seeing your
Thankful Creations!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, October 24, 2014

Fussy and Fancy Featured Guest Designer for Challenge 124 - Orange and Black

Hello and happy Friday!

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

aka - Lalkygirl


Here's a little about Tracey: 

Hi!  My Name is Tracey Rogers ..aka Lalkygirl and I am originally from England
(Liverpool) but I am now very happily living in a gorgeous little town in Wales
called Milford Haven with my partner, Tony.
I have a fabulous daughter called Danielle who is now 28...
 I am addicted to paper crafting ....I love the amazing things that can be created from a blank
piece of paper or card.
My favourite crafty pastime is stamping and colouring any hand stamped
or digital images.   I guess my style is very girly and I love learning new techniques.
I am, also, very lucky and get to teach paper crafting three times a week!
I am so looking forward to being a Featured Guest Designer for Fussy and Fancy and seeing all the  
wonderful entries for this challenge!
Happy Crafting

Here is the Halloween gift set that Tracey
created for our current challenge

Orange and Black!

 What a wonderful Halloween card and treat bag set, Tracey!
Your stamp is adorable and beautifully coloured by you!
We love all of your fun black die cuts!  They really pop
against your pretty orange design paper and your
bat and owl are so very cute! The black brads and ribbon
add the perfect finishing touches.
Whoever receives this fun Halloween set will be sure to feel very special!
I can't help but want to peek inside your treat bag!
I wonder if it's chocolate?

 Your in for a real treat when you visit 
Tracey's blog

My Creative Place
to read more about her lovely cards 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, Tracey!
Thank you for sharing your
talent with us!



xx Happy crafting xx

Fussy and Fancy Challenge 124 - Lot's of Pink or Breast Cancer

Hello and Happy Friday
Fussy and Fancy followers!

Thank you to everyone that
entered our 
Lot's of Pink or Breast Cancer Challenge
Hosted by Ivonne!

We have lots of
to announce!


First we would like to thank
our generous sponsor 
Heather Dennis at
Fresh Brewed Designs
for sponsoring our,
"Lot's of Pink" Challenge
with such a generous prize.
3 digi stamps of your choice!
With the help of

The winner of
Fresh Brewed Designs
3 digi images is

What a pretty Pink card!

Congratulations Jen!

Please e-mail Sheryl at
with your mailing address!



Now for our new
Featured Guest Designer Winner!
With the help of
the winner is

#14 Desire Fourie
Such a lovely card!
Congratulations Desire! 
Please contact Sheryl at
for your Guest Designer details


And now onto
Top 5
(in no particular order)

#5  Liz Creative Corner

#15 Tiziana B.

#49 Pat K.

#58 Coops

#67 AntoinetteT

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

Our current challenge:
Orange and Black
 is being hosted by our
very talented  Jo Rice and
will run until midnight on
30th October (GMT)
We hope that you can join us!

xx Happy crafting xx


Friday, October 17, 2014

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #125 - Orange and Black

Happy Friday
Fussy and Fancy followers!


We will be announcing the
of  our, "Lot's of PINK or Breast Cancer" challenge
(sponsored by Fresh Brewed  Designs)
along with
Ivonne's Top 5 picks
and our new
Featured Guest Designer
next Friday, 24th October.
Please pop by then to see if you
are amongst the winners!
Our challenge for the next fortnight is
being hosted by our very own

Hi, I am Jo, I am 51 years young a wife to Karl and a mum to Adam ( 25 ) and Mikey (23).
I am originally from Kendal in Cumbria and now live in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire,
here in the U.K. I have enjoyed crafting for many years with my main passion
being for card designing and pyrography.
I am very proud to be a member of the Clarity Design, and Demonstration teams where I get to use the wonderful stamps and Stencils.
I run regular local workshops which I love doing as it gives me the opportunity to meet crafters and share ideas. crafty companion is a 5 year old yellow Labrador ...Tess...
I enjoy being one of the Fussy and Fancy girls, and really love seeing all the different projects , so I do hope you will join us with this Challenge.....
Jo. X

The challenge Jo has chosen is:

Orange and Black

Here is the lovely
card that Jo has created for her
"Orange and Black" challenge.
Using Marianne Die...LR0253

Please pop on over to Jo's Blog to
read all about how she created this
fun Halloween card!

Jo will be choosing
the Top 5 winners
for this challenge!
We are being sponsored by
the very generous

This challenge prize from Marianne design's
will be a nice surprise!
Usually two dies, a die and a stamp or two stamps.
for one very lucky winner!

And now, with lots of wonderful
ideas to inspire you,
I'm so very proud to
introduce the very talented
and creative

Fussy and Fancy Girls!
with their fabulous
Orange and Black

Mary Lou
 Marianne Dies~LR0205, LR0122, LR0106, LR0157
Magnolia Doohickey Dies~ cat and lamppost

Using Marianne Design Dies-LR0191 & LR0227





I hope you can pop by the girls blogs
to read about their lovely creations.

They would love a visit from you!


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.



You have until midnight on
30th October (GMT) to enter
We look forward to seeing your
Orange and Black creations!
Happy Crafting!