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DCWV Premium paperback stacks

Happy Sunday magpies! Today is your last day to enter our National scrapbooking day challenges – you can find all the details in previous blog posts – so I hope you have a crafty day planned! This month I have been working with one of the paper stacks from DCWV available in the shop now. […]

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Good Day Sunshine!

Well we’ve certainly been fortunate this last week to have seen so much of the sunshine and I have got the perfect summer collection to share with you, Echo Park’s ‘Good Day Sunshine’ collection. It has a lovely retro vibe with bikes, caravans, swimsuits, ice creams and much more. Here’s a picture of the bits […]

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Getting Inky with Oxides

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today & sharing with you my love of the relatively new Distress Oxide Inks. I have always loved mixed media, of all kinds, but these inks react so different to other inks & have a great chalky finish to them & now that they’ve brought out the new […]

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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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