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Guest designer: Claire Murphy

This month we’re excited to welcome our first ever guest designer! Many of you will know Claire Murphy from her lovely creations over at UK Scrap Addicts. We love her enthusiasm for this wonderful hobby and were delighted when she agreed to guest design for us. Read on to see her pages… When I was […]

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Oh, So Happy! Part 2.

Hello again Magpies, I’m back with a couple more layouts using Simple Stories fun collection called ‘Oh, Happy Day!’ I’ve really enjoyed using these papers and there’s still plenty left for more layouts. My first layout uses a large cut file for the title. I backed the letters with the dark floral paper and used […]

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Little Adventurer – Pink Paislee

Hi Magpies! Kay here with 3 layouts from this beautiful collection. I dug out some pics of my son when he was little and set to work. I used a silhouette cut file and various stamps to add more detail and made some badges using my new toy – a badge maker! For my second […]

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Let’s Travel – Carta Bella

This new collection from Carta Bella is full of adroable images for all sorts of destinations. My first layout is about a trip to London – I love the retro feel to designs. The little buses and scooters are just too cute! I inked the London sykyline cut file using Distress Oxide Inks (Broken China […]

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Paige Evans – Horizon by Pink Paislee

Hey there Magpies, this month I have been crafting with the wonderful new collection Horizon by Paige Evans. It is a lovely, bright, colourful collection, with lots of gorgeous papers and embellishments to choose from. When I first saw the collection, I think like many of you, I was drawn to the rainbow paper #3. […]

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Multi photos / Crate Paper / Sheena Rowlands

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x For National Scrapbooking Day I set a challenge to use multiple photos on a layout & lots of people took part. It reminded me that I mainly stick to one or maybe two photos on each scrapbooking page I make of late so for this post I wanted […]

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Bring on the colour Fest

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 2 colourful layouts using Vicki Boutin Color Kalidescope. this collection is real great, full of vibrant colours & fun elements!! Live Colourful I first started by adding all my mixed media to the right hand side, using the fabulous Watercolour markers & the chasing rainbows paper […]

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Simple Stories Oh, Happy Day!

Hello Magpies, June is here already and I have two summery layouts to share with you. I’m using Simple Stories ‘Oh, Happy Day’ and it’s a bright, colourful collection with some very cute embellishments. For my first layout I started by trimming a piece of white cardstock to place over a patterned paper to frame […]

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Monthly Challenge:

Frame Challenge set by Julie Taylor Hi Magpies, Julie here today & it’s my turn to set our monthly challenge. I’ve chosen to use frames for my challenge, in any way you chose. I just love a frame, to draw attention to a photo or as a layer or just on it’s own as an […]

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