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Stitching and BIG title for National Scrapbooking Day 2018

Preparing a Sunday roast? You haven’t got time for that! You’ve got layouts to create! If you’ve not scrapped out and have still got some energy left, why not give this challenge a go… Simply add stitching to your layout, be it machine or hand stitching and a LARGE title… To enter the challenge, simply […]

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6×4 Photo – NSD Challenge

Hi all,  hope you are all having a scrapping good time and enjoying the challenges, set my the team.  Mine is a simple one and something that I’ve not done for a while, to use a 6×4 photo – just one – any orientation and any collection – simple right. I’ve used Shimelle – Box […]

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Use paint on your background – NSD challenge.

Hi there Magpies x I hope you are all enjoying the challenges so far & getting a little time to play along. Its now my turn to set a challenge, recently I’ve been trying to add more mixed media to my scrapbook layouts so I challenge you to use paint on a layout background. Feeling […]

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Scraplift Challenge NSD 2018

Hello and welcome to NSD 2018 challenge number 5, a scraplift challenge! I have chosen a favourite layout of mine from 2016. It’s a simple design featuring patterned paper, one photo, two tags, some journaling and clusters of flowers. My challenge to you is to scraplift it, here’s my new take on the layout… I […]

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Sketch Challenge – NSD May 2018

Hi Magpies & happy NSD/weekend, hope you’re loving all our challenges & joining in with a few. My challenge this year is to use a sketch. I went with this sketch & pretty much stuck to it.     So why not have a go yourself? Pick a sketch & get creating. Make sure you […]

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Colour Wheel challenge – NSD 2018

Hello and welcome to your second challenge for our national scrapbooking day 2018 weekend of fun! Your challenge from me is to create a page (or other project) using opposing colours on a colour wheel.   I chose orange and aqua for my layout, as you can see, and had fun pulling out some pretty […]

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Moodboard Challenge for National Scrapbooking Day

Good Evening Magpies! It’s Niki here with you setting the first challenge of the weekend. I’ve put together a moodboard for you: I love a moodboard as there’s usually so much that you can get from one. The list I wrote out for this one is: Circles Lemons flowers & leaves watercolour/marbling Pineapples Lemons Cakes […]

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Hawthorne by Heidi Swapp, it’s beautiful!

Hey Magpies, Rachel here to welcome you into May with the wonderful Hawthorne collection from Heidi Swapp. I love this collection, the pinks and florals along with the navy are lush! Heidi Swapp can’t do much wrong in my eyes and this collection did not disappoint! I bought most of it, except the foil flakes but I […]

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Stay Colorful by Dear Lizzy

Hey there Hey Little Magpie fans! Niki here with you today and I have loads of layouts to share using the Dear Lizzy Stay Colorful collection. I knew as soon as I saw this collection that it was perfect for me, nice and girly with pretty colours but not hugely themed. I have a girl […]

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My Happy Place …

We all have a special somewhere that is our happy place… Whether it’s reading bedtime stories to kids or grandchildren, leisurely walks in the countryside or coffee and cake in a favourite cafe, I’m sure we all share one happy place together – our crafting space. As well as my craft room, one place that […]

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