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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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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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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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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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Using your Stash

Hello! It’s Jo here with some scrapbook layouts using old supplies¬†mixed with some new bits and pieces. I know there will be several of you who have shopped in the current sale, and others who may have some of these supplies lurking in your stash. Layout 1 – ‘You had me at the stylish packaging’ […]

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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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BIG Title – challenge for NSD

  Hey Magpies, welcome to my challenge for National Scrapbooking Day! My challenge for you is pretty simple, use a BIG title! Here’s my example below, it is an old LO I did for the blog (Nov 2016) so you may have seen it before. I used an extra large alphabet for my title, it […]

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Sketch Challenge – NSD – May 2017

Hello Magpies, Jackie here to set my challenge for the weekend, which is to use the following sketch. The sketch is a PageMaps one and you can find a range of sketches here. I tend to used sketches as a starting point, I sometimes follow the sketch fully, other times I adapt to suit my […]

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