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Pinkfresh Studio – Just a Little Lovely – Part 2

Pinkfresh Studio – Just a Little Lovely – Part 2 Hello Magpies, I’m back for my second post sharing the Just a Little Lovely collection from Pinkfresh Studio. I’m usually a photos first scrapper. However, as the papers in this collection consist of some big beautiful watercolour patterns, I found myself selecting the papers first […]


Ali Edwards Design Part 2| Jo Boland

This month I’m using a range of the Ali Edwards Design products which are new to the Hey Little Magpie store. The layouts I’ve made for this blog post feature my sons 14th birthday. This was the box of goodies I had to use. Birthday Breakfast For this layout I use the Heidi Swapp Emerson […]


A mix of Pinkfresh Studio | Sheena Rowlands

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again. I am continuing to create with a mix of 2 Pinkfresh Studio ranges, Joyful Day & Everyday Musings. I colours in both these ranges really compliment each other. Fabulous Dorset. As I mentioned in my previous Pinkfresh Studio post I’m rather smitten with their chipboard frames & couldn’t resist […]


More Office Hours | Julie Taylor

Hi Magpies, Julie back again with more layouts using the lovely Pinkfresh Studio Office Hours Collection. Been There Series I’ve been collecting these mugs for some time now. Whenever I go to a new city, it’s a must to pop into a Starbucks store to pick one up & the Office Hours collection gave me […]


Sunny Days – Part 2 Philippa McCray

Hi there Magpies I’ve loved working with the Sunny Days collection by Maggie Holmes for Crate Paper and judging by the number of amazing layouts and projects I’ve seen on social media, a lot of other people have too!! I hold my hand up, I love mini books! I decided to create one about our […]


Using Elle’s Studio products

Hi Magpies, Jackie back again with two layout using Elle’s Studio products.  For these layouts I used mainly Elle’s Studio – Magical Memories collection. Fun Times I distressed my cardstock using the stencil from Echo Park – Magical Adventure 2 and Rangers – Oxide Ink – Squeezed Lemonade, and stamped various phases over the inked […]


Indigo & Ivy part 2 | Giselle Homer

Hi again Magpies, I hope you’ve been finding lots of time to scrap during the summer holidays. My two new projects for this month include a layout and 4 greeting cards. Do you make your own cards? I’ve made all of mine for as long as I remember, I think my family and friends expect […]


Heidi Swapp mash-up!

Hey Magpies, Rachel back with my second post about Heidi Swapp! I picked the Wolf Pack, Color Fresh and Emerson Lane collections to work with this month and I mixed them all up a bit because they all work really well together. My first layout focuses mainly on Wolf Pack but I did mix in […]


It’s All Good | Niki Rowland

Hey there, Niki here today to share two layouts using It’s All Good, by Dear Lizzy. I loved this collection the moment I saw it, it’s so pretty with all the pastel tones in it, and it totally reminded me of hazy days outside, perfect to document my summer photos. For my first layout today, […]


Echo Park – Teen Spirit Boy

Hi Magpies, Kay here! Sharing two layouts using this great bright and fun collection from Echo Park. I started off with plain blue cardstock and added some detail using texture paste and masks. I then backed the cut file with papers from the collection and added a little doodling and my photo. I made four […]


All Boy | Morag Cutts

Hi Magpies. I have been playing with Teen Spirit Boy this month by Echo Park Paper. It’s always a thrill to play with a collection for boys as they don’t come around too often. This one is perfect! This journal card design I used for my title caught my eye – I love the triangle […]


Pinkfresh Studio – Just a Little Lovely

Hi Magpies, I hope you are all having a lovely summer and making lots of memories for your scrapbooks. Today, I have three layouts for you using a new collection from Pinkfresh Studio called Just a Little Lovely. It is a beautiful collection with lots of soft watercolours and florals. I chose Just a Little […]


Ali Edwards Design| Jo Boland

Hello, Jo here for part one of my August layouts. This month I’m using products in the Ali Edwards Design range, lots of stickers, some stamps and some paints. I’m mixing them with papers and products from other scrapbook collections, of which I’ll link below. I have long been a fan of Ali Edwards, it […]


Mixing Up Pinkfresh Studio | Sheena Rowlands

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x For my posts this month I settled on using a range of Pinkfresh Studio supplies. To be honest I think I’d over looked this company & it wasn’t till last month when I used their Out & About range in my TN that I really enjoyed using their […]


Office Hours| Julie Taylor

Hi Magpies, This month I’ve choose to work with Office Hours by Pinkfresh Studio. I’ve always loved Pinkfresh Studio’s collections & this one was no exception, lovely muted colours of green, mustard, blue & coral all mixed together with clock, book, coffee & desk icons, something for everyone. Once Upon A Time For my first […]


Sunny Days – Philippa McCray

Hi there Magpies! What a bizarre summer we’re having! We’ve had some scorchingly hot, sunny days but we’ve also had some dull, grey and wet days too! Whether you’ve been lucky enough to get away for a vacation or just chilling at home on staycation the Sunny Days collection from Crate Paper is great for […]


Adding Elle’s Studio products

Hi Magpies, Jackie here with my first blogpost of the month, can you believe we are already in August … the months are just flying by and it will be soon be Christmas – yeah ! Anyway, let me get on with my layouts, I decided this month to use some Elle’s Studio products on […]


Indigo & Ivy | Giselle Homer

Hello Magpies, Giselle here with two new layouts for August using the beautiful Indigo & Ivy collection from Pink Paislee. I’m loving the subtle colours of blue, green and neutral brown with a touch of pink and gold. This is truly a collection for both boy and girl pages! My first layout uses quite a […]


Mixing up Heidi Swapp!

Good morning Magpies and welcome to August! I chose to work with one of my favourite manufacturers this month, Heidi Swapp. I am a long time Heidi fan and I’ve always found her collections really easy to work with. I chose to mix up all three collections that are in the shop this time, Emerson […]


August 2019 Monthly Challenge

Hi Magpies, it’s Caroline and I’m here to set your challenge for August. Can you believe it is really August already, where is this year going! From discussions in the Chat and Inspiration Facebook group, I can see that you all enjoy a sketch. Therefore, I have a sketch challenge for you this month. It […]


July Monthly Challenge Reminder

Travel theme challenge set by Jo Boland. Hi Magpies, just a reminder that the monthly challenge for July will be open until midnight on the 31st July 2019. Simply create a travel themed layout or project fulfilling the criteria; to include a map or globe, a plane, an arrow and one photo. You can find […]


Having the BEST Summer Ever | Niki Rowland

Hey everyone, Niki here today and I have seven layouts to share! I am working with the Best Summer Ever Collection by Echo Park this month and having a great time creating loads of layouts. I shared two layouts using this collection earlier in the month. I have the 12 x 12 papers, the Ephemera, […]


More Happy Planner!

Hi Kay here sharing a few more pages from my beloved Happy Planner. I try to find a balance between a functional spread and making it look good too! I use the monthly pages to jot down appointments so I can see them at a glance. This page tends to end up being more functional […]


Summer Memories | Morag Cutts

It’s the start of the summer holidays for us so I’m looking forward to our annual holiday. Before things get completely mad, it was a good time to scrap some old summer memories. First up, I used the Sunshine & Blue Skies collection kit from Simple Stories – they are great value for money and […]

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Sparkle City by Shimelle – Part 2

Hey Magpies, it’s Caroline back again. Today, I’m sharing three more layouts using Shimelle’s Sparkle City collection from American Crafts.  Riding the Waves  For my first layout I wanted to pick up on the shades of blue and turquoise in the photos and ended up making a monochromatic layout. Which is something I very rarely […]

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Sunny Days Coptic Bound Book | Jo Boland

Hi, Jo back with my final projects for June using the Maggie Holmes collection ‘Sunny Days’ from Crate Paper. I had the Charm pack from the collection and this gave me the idea of making a coptic bound book. I made five signatures from two patterned paper and smooth white cardstock. The front and back […]

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Out & About again in my Travellers Notebook | Sheena Rowlands

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again. Earlier this month I shared with you the first instalment of my Travellers Notebook from a trip to Verona using Pinkfresh Studio Out & About products. I’m back today to share 2 more days worth of pages in my TN. I have loved working with this Out & About […]

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More Homemade Kit Fun

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing another 3 layouts using my homemade kit. This kit really got my creativity going & I loved putting these pages together. XOXO On my first page I tore a piece of the Sunny Days paper & curled both edges & added it to Seek Magic paper […]

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A bit more Indigo & Ivy! Philippa McCray

Hi there Magpies I’m back with you today sharing two more 12×12 layouts using the Indigo & Ivy collection by Pink Paislee. The very name of the collection is a clue to the colour palette but I wanted to try something different! I’ve been away soaking up the sun in Tuscany and I took so […]

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Lost in Neverlands and Kaleidoscope collection

Hey Magpies, Jackie here with my 2nd blogpost for this month, my layouts today are all about using up some recent stash I have in my collection – in other words making way for the new collections to come in to the shop soon. Meeting Captain Hook I’m still chipping away at my Disneyland Paris […]

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