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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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Cocoa Vanilla Studio Bohemian Dream

Hi Magpie’s, Niki here today with the absolutely stunning new collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio, Bohemian Dream. I adore the colours and all the icons within the collection, the dream catchers, the beautiful flowers and hearts, all my favourite things! For my first layout, I cut a dreamcatcher design on my Silhouette and then backfilled […]

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Girl Squad in Action

Hi there x Sheena here again x For my post this month I chose to design with the Pebbles – Girl Squad range. To be honest they are not my “go to” manufacterer but I really liked the fun feel of this range plus the gorgeous Girl Squad phrase thickers and once I started working […]

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A bits and pieces post.

One of my favourite presents to give for Christmas ( yes I said that word) is a box of homemade cards. My relatives ( especially my nan) loves to receive cards that she can use to give to people over the coming year. So about this time most years I start on a big mass […]

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PinkFresh Studio – Mixed up

Hello Magpies,  It only me, Jackie, back with my selection of layouts.   This month I’m using the fabulous collections from PinkFresh Studio – Escape the Ordinary and Boys Fort. For my first layout I used a mixture of the two collections as I had got both the 6×6 pads so had all the papers […]

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Stargazer from Dear Lizzy

Hellooo to you all! Jen here on the blog today. This month I’ve been working with the delightful Star Gazer collection from Dear Lizzy for American Crafts. This is a really fresh collection with an adaptable colour palette and lots of lovely motifs for your pages, cards or other papercrafting projects. It also features the […]

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Falala by Crate Paper

I make no apologies for sharing Christmas projects in October, in fact I’m surprised I held off for so long! I love all things Crate Paper, and I absolutely adore this ‘Falala‘ collection. For me it is the perfect combination of sweet vintage images and a beautiful colour palette. The first layout ‘Falalalala’ uses the b-side […]

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Escaping the Ordinary with Pinkfresh Studio

Hi Magpies, Julie back here again today & I hope you are all well & getting your scrap on. This month I choose 2 new collections in the shop from Pinkfresh Studio, Escape the ordinary & Boys Fort. I decided to mix the collections together as I thought the colours went well together. It’s a […]

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Feeling Autumnal and Bright

Hi Everyone and welcome to my October blog post.  It feels like we are now in to Autumn officially and I am enjoying reaching for my knitwear and I love being cozy in the dark evenings.  I also love autumnal paper collections, normally as theses contain lots of dark rich colours. I decided to mix […]

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Pale & pastel prettiness

Hey Magpies! It’s October already, how did that happen! This month I decided to do some pale & pastel LO’s. I’ll let you decide how successful I was… I ordered a lot of pastel stuff from the shop, mainly from the Maggie Holmes Carousel and Maggie Holmes Chasing Dreams collections and I used a lot […]

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Turn the Page by Paige Evans

Hey there Magpies! Niki here today with four layouts using the new Paige Evans ‘Turn the Page’ collection. I’m a big fan of Paige and her scrapbooking style so it’s no surprise that I love her paper collections too, and Turn the Page is no exception. I started with that sheet of stars – I […]

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Beautiful – Simple Stories

Hi there Sheena here again x I was having a look in the shop when I came across the Beautiful range by Simple Stories. To be honest I was a little surprised how muted the colours in it were for a Simple Stories range but in fact the colours were what had first got my […]

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Sketches and preparation.

Hi everyone.It’s wendy here today and I have a different post for you. I thought I would show you my scrapbooking process from start to finish and I would love to hear how you do yours as well. Sometimes I just sit down and create, but when I do that I find that I recreate […]

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Shimelle/Glitter Girl Collection

Hi Magpies, hope you are all well, and that the transition of getting back to school / college / university life is going smoothly, and that you are finding some time to scrap. For my layouts this month, I’ve used the fabulous and bright collection by Shimelle, called Glitter Girl, Shimelle’s alter-ego.  I’m a big […]

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Glitter Girl – by Shimelle for American Crafts

Hello Magpies! This month I was very excited to be able to order a big box full of Glitter Girl supplies – the new collection from Shimelle for American Crafts. Without doubt this is my favourite collection in a long while – full of bright colours and fun icons, and with lots of new and […]

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Elle’s Studio – Tag you’re it!

It’s September and ‘tag, I’m it!’ This month I chose to create with the Elle’s Studio embellishments and in particular the lovely cork tags. You get four cork tags in the pack, they say Summer, Love, Today and the other is a star. The Summer tag gave me the idea to make a tag album, […]

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A Beautiful Ride with Maggie Holmes Carousel

Hey Magpies, Julie back with you again & this month I was very privileged to work with the lovely new collection ‘carousel’ by Maggie Holmes. Well it’s classic Maggie Holmes, teal, pink, gold, black & white, florals, glitter…. I could go on & on but you only have to look all over social media to […]

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Celebrating Family with Jen Hadfield’s Heart at Home

Hi it’s Nancy here with my September blog post, I hope everyone had a great summer and took lots of photos.  We are now heading in to my favourite season Autumn.  This time a year ago I shared on the blog layouts made with Jen Hadfield collection Warm and Cozy. A year later I am […]

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Nuvo Crystal Drops, the good, the bad & the ugly!

Hey Magpies, it’s September! This month I’ve chosen to talk about Nuvo Crystal Drops. Now I LOVE these things! I am going to tell you some of the bad stuff that I’ve learned about them but none of this has diminished my love of these gorgeous little bottles. I am a massive fan. Now prepare […]

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Hustle and Heart by Amy Tangerine

Hi! Niki here with you today with some layouts using the new Amy Tangerine collection: Hustle and Heart. When I opened the box containing this collection, I was like ‘whoa this is bright!’ I like bright and colourful layouts but this was off the scale! I have loved working with it and the bright palette […]

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Creekside Creations

Hi there x Sheena here again x Whilst looking at the goodies in the HLM shop I saw that One Canoe two had a new range out called Creekside. Initially I wasn’t too sure it was my thing when I saw some of the canoe & boat elements but I loved the colour palette of […]

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Scrapping a Day at Disney

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all having a good August, whether it be having a summer holiday or enjoying the great British weather. This month I decided to tackle part of a project that I have been putting off doing.  For those of you who regularly read my blog posts, you know I have […]

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Crate Paper/Maggie Holmes – Carousel

Hello Magpies, hows your summer holiday going? what ever you are doing I hope you have some time to do some scrapping.  Well this month, I’m using the new collection from Crate Paper/Maggie Holmes – Carousel, and as the name suggests its a carnival / fair ground themed collection. As I couldn’t find any fairground […]

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