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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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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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Good Vibes, what a great collection!

Happy New Year & Good Vibes Magpies!!! Welcome to 2018. I am starting off the year using the Crate Paper, Good Vibes collection and I LOVE IT! I struggled with my scrapping in 2017, I lost my mojo a bit for sure but this collection got me excited again. I loved using it and I’m […]

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Pale & pastel prettiness

Hey Magpies! It’s October already, how did that happen! This month I decided to do some pale & pastel LO’s. I’ll let you decide how successful I was… I ordered a lot of pastel stuff from the shop, mainly from the Maggie Holmes Carousel and Maggie Holmes Chasing Dreams collections and I used a lot […]

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A Beautiful Ride with Maggie Holmes Carousel

Hey Magpies, Julie back with you again & this month I was very privileged to work with the lovely new collection ‘carousel’ by Maggie Holmes. Well it’s classic Maggie Holmes, teal, pink, gold, black & white, florals, glitter…. I could go on & on but you only have to look all over social media to […]

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Nuvo Crystal Drops, the good, the bad & the ugly!

Hey Magpies, it’s September! This month I’ve chosen to talk about Nuvo Crystal Drops. Now I LOVE these things! I am going to tell you some of the bad stuff that I’ve learned about them but none of this has diminished my love of these gorgeous little bottles. I am a massive fan. Now prepare […]

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Using those pretty watercolour papers!

Hey Magpies! Welcome to August, it’s Rachel here with some of the pretty watercolour papers that are available in the shop now. I love these papers, they are so pretty so a I chose a few this month and have used these 4 on my LO’s and then I  couldn’t help but do a super […]

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Feeling the Love

Hello everyone I hope most of you have been able to enjoy some crafting time and have been creating memories ready to scrapbook.  I had a wonderful June with a crafting mini-break with some of the Hey Little Magpie Team, lots of fun photos were taken, which I am sure will be appearing on a […]

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Clean & Simple with Pinkfresh, The Mix No.1

Hey Magpies! I hope everyone is having a great summer here in the northern hemisphere and I know I have some readers from down under so I hope the winter isn’t treating you guys too bad. I was struggling to get creative this month so I went back to my traditional style of clean & simple LO’s […]

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Popsicles and pandas…

Ok, so you’d be right in thinking that ‘Popsicles and Pandas’, one of the latest collections from Bella Blvd might be whacky – it is! And yet, once you start playing with it, especially in this hot weather when the idea of ice cream sounds heavenly, it’s an extremely easy to use, brilliantly co-ordinated collection […]

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