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Here & There by Crate Paper

Hi Magpies, hope you are all well and looking forward to half term and maybe getting out and about and taking loads of photographs ready to scrap.  Well the new collections are coming into the store and don’t you just love them … I know I do. So when my box of new goodies arrived […]

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Romance is in the air – Simple Stories pages

It’s the season of love and romance, and the most recent collection in the shop from Simple Stories celebrates that with a soft and delicate colour palette of pink, green and blue, and a dash of black in the mix for contrast. I’ve been creating pages with this collection this month, and you can find it […]

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Mix and Match

This month I thought I’d have a play mix and match with a few different collections together. I chose four patterned papers, one from each of the following collections; Pink Paislee ‘Wild Child’, Simple Stories ‘Romance’, Crate Paper ‘Good Vibes’ and Amy Tangerine ‘Hustle & Heart‘. Thickers by Pink Paislee ‘Wild Child – Girl Power’, […]

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All the Good Things, Homemade Kit

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today & I’m sharing 3 layouts using a homemade kit I made using a few collections that were laying around on my desk. I love mixing collections together to get a individual look to my pages. My first layout ‘Smile’ uses a background paper from the new Vicki […]

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Playing with All the Good Things to get my mojo back

Hi everyone, and a belated Happy New Year, I missed my January post as I was struggling with the horrid flu that was going around.  It has taken me a while to get my scrapping mojo back but pulling out the Vicki Boutin All the Good Things collection bits defiantly helped. I am on a […]

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Just Good Vibes here!

Hey Magpies, welcome to February! Rache here and just like last month, I used the amazing Crate Paper, Good Vibes collection this month. I loved working with it so much for January, I chose to top up my supplies and carry on using it for Febraury! I love it that much. It’s an awesome collection […]

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Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers

Hey there! Niki here today with three layouts using the Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers. These gorgeous pens/paint brushes come in a few different sets. There are a set of 12 colours which are the main set, plus there are other smaller sets: Celestial Sky, Shimmering Sky, Shipwrecked, Sun-Bleached. I was working with the main set, […]

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Catching flies…

Apart from frogs or the Venus Fly Trap plant, when else do you catch flies? The term ‘catching flies’ can used to describe someone fast asleep! And usually with their mouth agog! I was recently caught in act and my husband decided to take a snap! Initially I might have been a bit annoyed… however […]

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Star Gazer meets Snap Chat!!

Hi there Sheena here again x This month I had a good look in the shop at ranges I’d not already used & I spotted Dear Lizzy Star Gazer. There were lots of patterned papers that I really liked so I decided to create with these this month and not use any cardstock. She’s a […]

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A Mix of Collections using Sketches

Hi Magpies, Jackie here, hope you are all now back into the swing of things and getting some time to scrap.  I was struggling this month with what to do, and my mojo had taken a holiday, I’d looked on Pintrest, blogs, IG and nothing was helping the flow, so I decided to try using […]

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All The Good Things

Hello there, it’s Jo here with my January DT projects. This month I’m using the new Vicki Boutin ‘All the good things’ collection from American Crafts. I picked a selection of 12×12″ papers, the Glitter Foam Phrase Thickers, Finishing Embellishments and the Die Cut Ephemera Icons. Scrapbook Layouts ‘Sweet’ [Papers ‘Good Vibes‘ (blue), ‘Pretty Words‘ (red […]

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Feeling the Love with Main Squeeze

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today & let me start by wishing you all a Happy New Year. Hope you all managed to get some scrapping in over the festive season & are now all ready for 2018 to begin. I managed to do a bit of scrapping & got to work with […]

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Good Vibes, what a great collection!

Happy New Year & Good Vibes Magpies!!! Welcome to 2018. I am starting off the year using the Crate Paper, Good Vibes collection and I LOVE IT! I struggled with my scrapping in 2017, I lost my mojo a bit for sure but this collection got me excited again. I loved using it and I’m […]

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Using up Crate Paper FaLaLa

Hi there! Niki here today. I have used the Crate Paper FaLaLa collection for my December Daily album this year (which is nearly finished by the way) but even though I used loads and loads of the collection for that, I still had quite a bit left over. Mosty papers, some of the 6×6 papers […]

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Getting Good Vibes – Crate Paper.

Hi there x Sheena here again x Today I would like to share with you my latest layouts using Good Vibes by Crate Paper. have you seen this range? yet again Crate has put together a lovely range with a great mix of colour plus a few quirky elements. Who doesn’t love a llama or […]

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Jane Davenport Magic Wand Pencils

Jane Davenport Magic Wand pencils Hello magpies! December is such a busy month, and I’ve scarcely had time to sit and leisurely enjoy my usual hobbies lately. The craft desk has disappeared under stacks of parcels and paper and ribbons and cards! I need to dig it out again. I have, however, been enjoying some […]

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Merry & Bright

Hey there, I’m here with the last of my Christmas card makes for 2017 and this time I’ve used a collection from 2016, Merry & Bright by Fancy Pants Designs. You can find the collection here. Let’s start with a scrapbook layout above. I used two of my favourite papers from the collection, ‘Musical Memories‘ […]

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Mixed Media Madness

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 2 layouts I’ve made using the Jane Davenport mixed media collection mixed in with Vicki Boutin Designer sticker book. As you probably already know I love a bit of mixed media & have tried these products before but wanted to have a go a layout using […]

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Feeling the Love in December

Hi Everyone I hope you are starting to feel the festivity of this season and the chill of the start of meteorological Winter has you wrapped up in lots of cozy clothes.  Last month I shared with you the start of a project using the wonderful Halloween stash from the shop this month I have […]

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Let your inner Wild Child out!!!

Holy moly Magpies, it’s December already! Seriously, what is going on. I am sure I should be kicking off the month with one of the fabulous Christmas lines available in the store, but I’m not into Christmas at all, so I chose the new line from Pink Paislee, Wild Child. Wild Child is a collection […]

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More December Album Base Pages using Crate Paper FaLaLa

Hey there, Niki back again today with my December Album Part 2. I’ve done another 10 pages, taking my total up to 20 now. You may have seen my post earlier this month where I shared the first 10 pages. I’ve kept true to my style the whole way through this book so far. I’ve […]

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Take Note by Fancy Pants Designs

Hi Magpies, Jackie here with my post for this month using Fancy Pants Designs – Take Note. My first layout ‘friends’ using a selection of patterned papers from Fancy Pants Design – Take Note – 6 x 6 pad and by cutting them in half it allowed me to stretch the paper along the page. […]

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Forever my always & watercolours…

Hi there Sheena here again x Whilst looking in the shop Ive noticed an increase in mixed media products on sale & thought I would try and use watercolours  on my pages this time. I chose the Pebbles  valentine range – Forever my always to create with. I liked the colours of the papers plus […]

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Pretty Little Studio as arrived …

Hi Magpie, Jackie here, with a quick blogpost using the lovely new collections from Pretty Little Studio. This is a new manufacturer to the store, and currently there are 4 fabulous ranges to choose from. Each range is jammed packed with yumminess (is that a word … if not … if could be – lol […]

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December Album Base Pages using Crate Paper FaLaLa

Hi there! Niki here with you today and I’m sharing the first part of my December album. I really enjoy documenting December each year, in fact I bought all my supplies back in August becuase I was so excited! I’m using a Simple Stories 6×8 album and everything else is Crate Paper FaLaLa. I do […]

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Bohemian Dream from Cocoa Vanilla Studio

It’s Jen here today with another look at the latest collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio – the beautiful Bohemian Dream. You can find all the products in this collection in the shop here: Cocoa Vanilla Studio Bohemian Dream At first glance, this range is pretty girly. There’s lots of glorious pink and purple, along with […]

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Pebbles ‘Merry Merry’ Christmas Cards

This month I’ve been making Christmas cards with the Christmas collection by Pebbles called ‘Merry Merry‘. The papers and die cuts really lend themselves to making great Christmas cards without having to spend a lot of time on each card. Perfect if you like to hand make your Christmas cards like I do each year. […]

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Magical December Days

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 3 layouts I made using the lovely Christmas collection from Pinkfresh Studio called December Days. It’s quite a traditional colour scheme of white, blues & red with some gold accents but with all the really cute images & details Pinkfresh Studio are know for.   My […]

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Feeling Spellcast

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a great October and have fitted in a spot of crafting over the month.  I had a great month as I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Disneyland Paris and immersed myself in everything Disney and Halloween. I have started to document my trip already […]

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Creations with Embroidery Hoops

Hey Magpies! Welcome to November. I am very glad to see the back of October, it’s not been a good month for me at all. I hope we can all have a wonderful November! This month I decided to do something with the Embroidery Hoops that are available in the shop. I think these are a […]

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