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Heart from Simple Stories | Giselle Homer

Hi Magpies, I’m back with my first 2 layouts for July. Summer is really upon us now so I started off with a summer themed page, using a cut file from the Silhouette Store. I particularly liked this design as it uses the negative image so I cut it directly out of the background page, […]


Check out Saturday Afternoon by One Canoe Two

Hey Magpies, Rachel here! I decided to push myself this month and I picked One Canoe Two, Saturday Afternoon to work with. I will be brutally honest, I was not a big fan of this collection. I am far more drawn to bright colours, the brighter the better. So the darker colours of this line […]


More from our guest designer Claire Murphy

I love how happy, bright and cheerful the Simple Stories collections are. I couldn’t wait to use the new Oh Happy Day collection to document a recent scrapbook retreat with my girl friends. I used a 4×4 album to create a mini album for this event. The pocket page inserts are great to be able […]


June Challenge Reminder :

Frames set by Julie Taylor Hi Magpies, just a reminder that the monthly challenge for June will be open until midnight on the 30th June 2019. Simply create a layout or project using a frame/frames & upload onto our Hey Little Magpie Facebook group, add your creation to the challenge album. We will draw a […]


Little Adventurer – Pink Paislee

Hi Magpies, Kay here today sharing more layouts from this fab baby collection Little Adventurer – Pink Paislee I’ve had so much fun digging out the old baby photos! For my first layout I used some acrylic paint and texture paste on my background paper to create a sky effect and then added some little […]


Versatile Travel Collection from Carta Bella

It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to our summer travel plans. While I’m waiting for my summer holiday, I do like to get in the mood by scrapping a previous holiday. The Let’s Travel collection from Carta Bella really inspired me to get scrapping. When we visited Prague in the Czech Republic, […]


Paige Evans – Horizon Part 2

Hello Magpies, I’m back with my second post of the month featuring the lovely Horizon collection from Paige Evans and Pink Paislee. In my last post, I used a number of the rainbow papers from the collection, so I wanted to move away from those designs slightly in these layouts.  Hello Sunshine  With my first […]


Carta Bella ‘Let’s Travel’ Part 2 | Jo Boland

Hey there, I’m back with part two of my June DT projects using the fabulous Carta Bella ‘Let’s Travel’ collection. You can find part one here. Fun Times This Way – 2018 First up is the layout above ‘Fun times this way’ and documents places where I stayed away during the year of 2018. The […]


Mixing Crate Paper | Sheena Rowlands

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x For this post I have continued to use a mix of ranges by Crate Paper – All Heart and Maggie Holmes Sunny Days to create 2 layouts. The colours used in these ranges make them perfect to use together. Hey You. For my first page I had a […]

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More Color Kalidescope

Hi Magpies, Julie back again today sharing 2 more layouts made with the great collection Color Kaleidoscope from Vicki Boutin. Dream On I was lucky enough to be gifted some of the Mixed Media backgrounds paper by my fellow DT member Jackie & chose this one, with the pink, yellow & coral inks on & […]

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