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Football crazy, Football Mad…

Hello, it’s Louise here after a month a short break away. This month I decided to theme my post around football. Having 3 boys (4 if you include the big one), it was only ever a matter of time before football became an obsession in our house. Rob and Oliver went to see their first […]

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Hurray for Scrappy Days!

Hi all. At last the summer holidays are here and the sun is shining – wonders never cease! I hope you have all had time to enjoy the sunshine whilst still finding time to play with pretty paper. Helen and I had a scrappy afternoon on Sunday which was heavenly as we had no kids […]

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Mini Pics!

Since converting to scrapping in A4, I am totally loving the freedom this gives me to easily store my pages and the impact that a smaller size has had on my productivity. One thing I often hear people say about feeling unsure about switching to the small size though is the difficulty of fitting photos […]

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It’s hip to be Square!

With a constant flow of irresistible new stash  and tools continually arriving in the shop (and our craft spaces) it’s easy to forget about some of the long standing basics we have all had in our stash since the dawn of scrapbooking time. It’s my aim in this post is to help you rediscover one […]

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Sketch Challenge

As promised here is Lianne’s sketch for our challenge this month, all the design team who used this sketch loved it so we can’t wait to see what you do with it. To take part all you have to do is create a layout or card using this sketch as your inspiration and post a […]

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Lets Get Organised!

January is meant to be the time for making resolutions, organising your life, they can be very hard to stick to so why not start simply…….organise your craft space! Cal has made this fantastic desk top organiser using one of the recent Basic Grey paper ranges, Nook and Pantry. Stash needed Basic grey nook and […]

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Short of time?

Christmas holidays are always so packed there is often very little scrapping time, how about setting yourself a time limit to create a page? Nat created this layout for our hour challenge in November (although she admits it took her slightly longer!) My take on the One Hour Challenge (erm – read *one hour and […]

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Prehistoric Grub?

Nat has put together this lovely bright layout using a mixture of papers and embellishments. This photo was taken over two years ago at my Freshers week at University. I’ve wanted to scrap it ever since, but the harsh flourescent lighting and bright coloured tiling of the setting (a rather less than classy kebab shop!), […]

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Going To The Chapel

With the weather being so miserable it is lovely to scrap photos from more sunny times, Sarah has scrapped a photo of her sisters wedding and created a stunning layout. This is the only picture I managed to snap of my sister & dad walking towards the chapel on her wedding day. I’m not sure […]

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Bold and Beautiful!

Nat has created these two gorgeous layouts using the Basic Grey Lime Rickey range, she has really shown how well these bold, bright papers can be used to create some fantastic results.

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