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Echo Park – Wish Upon a Star Collection

Hi Magpies, Jackie here with my blogpost for this month. Last month I went to Paris for a few days with some of the DT and we spent one day at Disneyland Paris – I’ve never been to Disney before and I was super excited to be going even if it was only for one […]

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Good Day Sunshine!

Well we’ve certainly been fortunate this last week to have seen so much of the sunshine and I have got the perfect summer collection to share with you, Echo Park’s ‘Good Day Sunshine’ collection. It has a lovely retro vibe with bikes, caravans, swimsuits, ice creams and much more. Here’s a picture of the bits […]

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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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Loud and Proud

Hi everyone and welcome to my November post, hope everyone is recovering from all the Halloween sweets and have been able to scrub the fake blood off your faces!  I decided for this months post I was going to tackle LOUD and PROUD papers and see what I could do with them.  I went through […]

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Colour schemes

When it comes to inspiration for a page, sometimes things just seem to fall into place and other times a little jumping point is required. If I need a little push in the right direction, I often use a colour scheme to help me on my way. I have a colours board on Pinterest where […]

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End of Summer…

Hi all, its Louise here. And finally the schools have reopened for the Autumn term… a day I’ve been counting down to for 4 years! All 3 boys are now in full time education!And its no more child minding for me… back out into the big wide world of work.We had a brilliant summer, taking […]

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Cartoon crazy

Hi everyone, Tracie here! I have always loved cartoons, I find it fascinating how an artist can take an image of someone, simplify it and yet at the same time exaggerate it to create their likeness. It’s a talent I have always both admired and envied. I wanted to bring something of that style into […]

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** *Recording our Christmas* **

Happy New Year! Last month, I described my approach to recording our family life during 2012 using monthly recap pages.  It’s now the time of the year for me to record our Christmas in a similar way.  I know that there are popular ideas/classes out there for journaling your Christmas throughout December but having young […]

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Going loopy

Hi ladies, Tracie here! Hope you’ve all had a lovely Christmas and are settling back into normality again now? When I came to do this month’s blog post I couldn’t shake off the Christmas crafting I’d been doing and it made it’s way into my layouts! After making several of those ribbon trees that are […]

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Embellishing your Chistmas!

If you’re as unorganised as me, it’s that time of year when any spare cash is being plunged into (starting!!) your Christmas shopping, and the odd festive scrapbooking treat for yourself may well be pushed to the back burner. With that in mind, I decided this month to choose just a few brand new select […]

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