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Magic and sparkle

With only one month to go until the big day, are you feeling magic and sparkly yet? I’ve been getting in the festive spirit early this year – it seems we all look forward to seeing the high street names compete for the best TV advert, and I must admit that my layouts this month […]

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Sew easy to stitch.

Hi there it’s Sheena again x This month I thought I would concentrate on sharing a technique I really enjoy adding to my pages & I’m sure you have guessed from the title what it is…thats right, sewing!  You don’t need to be good at it to add a real effect on your pages but […]

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Mixing It Up with Crate Paper and Gossamer Blue Collections

These two collections – Crate Paper’s Open Book from Maggie Holmes and the new Gossamer Blue Collection On My Desk and Gramercy Road leapt out at me when they appeared in Hey Little Magpie’s shop The colours from both mixed well so I decided to base this month’s projects on  a mixture from all three. […]

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Week in the Life

  When I first started scrapbooking back in 2006 I came across a scrapbooker who really inspired me with her scrapbooking style, it was Ali Edwards. I love taking part in her projects, like her ‘December Daily‘ (a 25 day project leading up to Christmas Day) and her ‘Week in the Life’. The idea behind Ali’s ‘Week […]

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A Challenge of Multiple Photos

Hi Magpies, This month I chose to challenge myself to do multiple photo layouts. I don’t know if you’re anything like me, but I always take loads of photos of any occasion, and then just pick out one to scrap!! The others usually just get put in a drawer, or worse still, just stay stuck […]

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Bright & cheerful LO’s with a kit

So this month I decided to try working with a kit. I’m a bit useless at this so it was a bit of a personal challenge for me! And, I don’t have a picture of what I used before I started either I’m sorry.  I didn’t really know what I would want to use for my kit, […]

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Glittery thickers…

I’ve re-found my love of glittery thickers! With so much choice these days for alphas for your layouts, from manufacturers stickers to specialist die-cuuting machines, I for one have been less inclined to reach for my thickers stash and use them for titles on my layouts. In turn, I seem to design each layout overlooking that […]

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