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Creations with Embroidery Hoops

Hey Magpies! Welcome to November. I am very glad to see the back of October, it’s not been a good month for me at all. I hope we can all have a wonderful November! This month I decided to do something with the Embroidery Hoops that are available in the shop. I think these are a […]

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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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Elle’s Studio – Tag you’re it!

It’s September and ‘tag, I’m it!’ This month I chose to create with the Elle’s Studio embellishments and in particular the lovely cork tags. You get four cork tags in the pack, they say Summer, Love, Today and the other is a star. The Summer tag gave me the idea to make a tag album, […]

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Maggie Holmes Gather Project Life Kit

It’s Jo here with a look at the ‘new’ Maggie Holmes Gather Project Life core kit. I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this in the UK and it was worth the wait, it’s totally gorgeous! (Note – the kit is currently out of stock, but more are on the way, so sign up […]

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Summer’s is nearly here….

And doesn’t it make you feel great? Whether it’s simply the warmer weather or the longer evenings for more scrapping time, Summer definitely gives you the feel good factor! As soon as it gets that bit warmer, I like nothing better than looking back on last years’ Summer holiday photos and if I haven’t already […]

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Jo’s Week in the Life

I do love a good project that documents everyday life and this one ‘Week in the Life’ by Ali Edwards is always one I enjoy taking part in and have done since 2008. If you’ve not heard about it then you can click on the link above to Ali’s blog, but basically it’s a week […]

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More Photos Please – NSD Challenge

Hi Everyone, I hope you are enjoyed the challenges that have been up so far this weekend for International Scrapbooking Day. It’s my turn to set the challenge, so I have one perfect for prolific photo takers like me. My challenge is for you to use 4 or more photos on a 12×12 page. I […]

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NSD – Elements Challenge

Hello there, it’s Jo here with challenge number 7 and it’s an elements challenge. I’d like you to choose at least four of the six elements listed below and use them on a scrapbook layout. Mixed media background (paint – watercolour/acrylics, inks or mists, art crayons etc). Three or four colours picked from your photo/s […]

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Little love

Hi! … I have some very sad news! This will be my last blog post for Hey Little Magpie. They will no longer have a international team due to expensive postage… so they are letting me go! I’m very very sad about this… but I will continue to post layouts and PL pages on my […]

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Happy Easter!!!

Yes Happy Easter because I decided to start my Easter preparations a little bit earlier this year. I already made few Easter cards using mini collection from Simple Stories – Easter.   I really like dimensional projects that’s why I used a lots of 3D foams in my cards. I cut two squares from Simple Stories – Easter – […]

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